Prime minister Ibrahim Mehleb has decided Thursday to reshuffle eight ministries including ministries of interior, tourism and culture, senior sources told Egypt independent.    Egypt’s President Abdel... Thursday, 5 March, 2015 - 16:13
Poster of 'Mamnou' (Forbidden) documentary film by director Amal Ramsis 
The documentary film ‘Mamnou' (Forbidden) will be showcased in Zawya art house cinema (Odeon Cinema) on Wednesday, 11 March at 6:30 pm.     The archival footage sheds light on how ousted president... Thursday, 5 March, 2015 - 16:11
Haram district prosecutors started Thursday investigating a claim filed by a citizen over a pornographic video clip, shot at the Pyramids and Sphinx, that has been uploaded on three porn websites.   The prosecutors... Thursday, 5 March, 2015 - 15:54
Al-Haqanya Center for Law, formed by a group of young volunteer activists in 2013, demanded on Thursday cancelling the gag order issued by the top prosecutor in the killing of activist Shaimaa al-Sabbagh and revealing... Thursday, 5 March, 2015 - 15:19
Poster of 'Mamnou' (Forbidden) documentary film by director Amal Ramsis 

News

Samira Farag
The Egyptian Tax Authority said the most abiding taxpayers among private-sector professions are the doctors, with 48 percent of the segment’s total tax revenue, followed by lawyers with 16 percent, engineers with 11 percent, artists with 8...

World

Warplanes from Libya's internationally recognised government carried out air strikes on a Tripoli airport on Thursday just hours before...
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry walks with Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Saud bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (L) during a meeting of Gulf foreign ministers at Riyadh Air Base March 5, 2015.
 
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met Saudi Arabia's king and Gulf Arab foreign ministers in Riyadh on Thursday to reassure them that a possible...
© AFP | Migrant disembark from a ship of the Italian coast guards on March 4, 2015 in the port of Augusta, Sicily
 
 
 
Nearly triple the number of migrants entered the European Union in 2014 compared to the previous year, mainly due to refugees fleeing war in Syria,...

Economy





Reuters/Reuters - An employee counts money at a bank in Cairo September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih






 


 
Egypt's central bank kept the pound steady at 7.53 pounds to the dollar at a foreign exchange auction on Thursday, while the pound stayed stable on the black market. The central bank said it offered $40 million on Thursday and sold $38.4 million...

Culture

Youssef Ayman
“I long for the days of my course with Syran plastic artist Sorour Elwany,” with those words 16-year-old Youssef Ayman, the son of Shubra...
A recent research paper written by a team of French and Kenyan paleontologists has revealed the discovery of a 28-million-year-old ancestor of...
© Getty/AFP/File | Madonna and Sony Pictures both were separately torpedoed by major hacks this month, in what the pop icon has called "crazy times"
 
 
 
Madonna wants to "sit down and have a drink" with France's far-right leader Marine Le Pen to hear out the woman she once demonised on...

Life Style

People dance in a street in the centre of Vienna for the traditional start of the carnival season in Vienna
Vienna, Austria's elegant capital on the Danube river, has again been commended as offering the best quality of life of any city in the world;...
. A worker mixes red icing sugar in Aschheim near Munich 
 Adults and children from the Americas to Western Europe and the Middle East must roughly halve the amount of sugar they consume to lower risk...
Authorities and tech developers must stop sensitive health data entered into applications on mobile phones ending up in the wrong hands, experts warn...