Saudi Arabia's military operation in Yemen
A set of "urgent recommendations" on speeding up the procedures of returning willing Egyptian nationals in the restive Yemen were reached, Egypt's foreign ministry said on Wednesday.  The... Wednesday, 1 April, 2015 - 15:47
Eyewitnesses told Al-Masry Al-Youm Wednesday that a number of gunmen abducted three citizens in Sheikh Zuweid, North Sinai.   The gunmen abducted the three people to question them over cooperation with the army and... Wednesday, 1 April, 2015 - 14:36
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The overall market capital of Egypt's stock market rose by 1.2 percent in the first quarter of 2015 reaching 506.2 billion Egyptian pounds, despite a variance in the performances of the benchmark index and broader... Wednesday, 1 April, 2015 - 13:56
Eygptian Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb at the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa summit
Egyptian Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb announced that the US$6 billion in aid from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) will be deposited at the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) within days, according to Al-Masry Al-Youm.... Wednesday, 1 April, 2015 - 13:11
Saudi Arabia's military operation in Yemen
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Eygptian Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb at the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa summit

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Seated at the table are French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius (L), U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (4th L), Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (C), European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton (4th R), Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (3rd R) and British Foreign Secretary William Hague (R) during a meeting of the Foreign Ministers representing the permanent five member countries of the United Nations Security Council plus Germany on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly at the UN Headquarters in New York 26 September 2013.
Representatives of 187 United Nations member countries adopted on Tuesday the first main agreement of the post-2015 development agenda, which is a new framework that will limit the risk of disaster by setting seven goals and four priorities.  ...

World

© AFP/File | An Israeli armoured vehicle patrols along the Israeli-Lebanese border near the disputed Shebaa Farms
 
 
 
Israel could suffer hundreds of civilian dead and damage to its vital infrastructure from Hezbollah rockets if it fights another war with the Iranian...
Saudi Arabia's military operation in Yemen
An explosion at a dairy factory in Yemen's Hodaida port killed at least 25 workers, medical sources said, with conflicting accounts attributing...
A video showing the chaotic final seconds on board the Germanwings flight that crashed in the French Alps last week has been discovered near the site...

Economy

Egypt's main stock market index EGX30 declined by 0.39 percent on Wednesday's session, reaching the record 9,099.33 points with a LE1.1 billion turnover, the Egyptian Exchange data showed. The broader EGX70 index and the EGX100 index down by...

Culture

Designers elevate Chinese culture at Beijing Fashion Week
 
China Fashion Week wrapped up seven days of catwalk shows on Tuesday, showcasing an array of cool and colorful as well as slightly odd creations by...
A visitor looks at WWI posters at an exhibition titled 'Propaganda and War: The Allied Front During the First World War' in Istanbul March 17, 2015.
 
Beer mugs and embroidered handkerchiefs are among the everyday items repurposed for World War One propaganda and now on display in Istanbul, showing...






South African comedian Trevor Noah is photographed during an interview. Trevor Noah, a 31-year-old comedian from South Africa who has contributed to "The Daily Show" a handful of times during the past year, will become Jon Stewart's replacement as host, Comedy Central announced Monday March 30, 2015. Noah was chosen a little more than a month after Stewart unexpectedly announced he was leaving "The Daily Show" following 16 years as the show's principal voice. (AP Photo/Bongiwe Mchunu-The Star) SOUTH AFRICA OUT NO SALES NO ARCHIVE





 





 
The choice of South African comic Trevor Noah as Jon Stewart's replacement on "The Daily Show" advances an intriguing new trend of late...

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Google is releasing its cheapest Chromebook laptops yet, two versions priced at US$149 aimed at undercutting Microsoft's Windows franchise and...
Japanese children working out in their kindergarten playground in Tokyo, on January 20, 2014
 
 
 
The sound of children playing can no longer be considered noise pollution in Tokyo, as Japanese authorities try to remove legal barriers to building...






South African comedian Trevor Noah is photographed during an interview. Trevor Noah, a 31-year-old comedian from South Africa who has contributed to "The Daily Show" a handful of times during the past year, will become Jon Stewart's replacement as host, Comedy Central announced Monday March 30, 2015. Noah was chosen a little more than a month after Stewart unexpectedly announced he was leaving "The Daily Show" following 16 years as the show's principal voice. (AP Photo/Bongiwe Mchunu-The Star) SOUTH AFRICA OUT NO SALES NO ARCHIVE





 





 
Trevor Noah, the newly announced host of "The Daily Show," rejected the backlash over his graphic tweets targeting Jews and women as an...