A resident from Ebrahimeya City in Sharqiya died Saturday morning of suspected poisoning from contaminated water at a hospital in Zagazig City.   A medical source said the patient suffered from chronic liver... Saturday, 25 April, 2015 - 13:21
A shallow earthquake measuring 7.9 magnitude struck west of the ancient Nepali capital of Kathmandu on Saturday, killing more than 100 people, injuring hundreds and leaving a pall over the valley, doctors and witnesses... Saturday, 25 April, 2015 - 12:31
The permanent delegates of the African countries in the United Nations said they fully support Egypt’s candidacy for a seat in the Security Council for 2016 and 2017, given Egypt's regional and international... Friday, 24 April, 2015 - 16:59
Vigil protesting Interior Ministry violations
Journalists have called for a vigil on Saturday in solidarity with the Al-Masry Al-Youm journalists who have been referred to the Supreme State Security Prosecution for investigation into the paper’s report... Friday, 24 April, 2015 - 16:35
Vigil protesting Interior Ministry violations

Egypt

The cause of an explosion on a poultry farm in Beni Suef Friday evening is uncertain, due to conflicting reports.  ...
Several airports throughout Egypt will be either opening or undergoing expansion as the tourism sector is projected to...
EgyptAir has exempt passengers leaving on Friday and Saturday from paying any fees for changing their bookings or other...

Middle East/North Africa

Madonna delivers a live performance in 2015 Grammy Awards
The Islamic State in Syria is preventing football fans from wearing T-shirts bearing slogans for the world's most...
Islamist insurgents including Al-Qaeda's wing in Syria Nusra Front on Saturday captured large parts of the northwestern...
Israeli police shot dead a knife-wielding Palestinian who attempted to stab colleagues at an east Jerusalem checkpoint, a...

World

The US drone strike that accidentally killed two hostages in Pakistan exposes intelligence shortfalls that former and...
The Central Intelligence Agency's Inspector General will conduct what could be the first of several investigations into...
A massive earthquake measuring 7.7 magnitude struck 80 km (50 miles) east of Pokhara in Nepal on Saturday, causing some...

Business

Planning Minister Ashraf al-Araby
Nihal al-Megharbel, senior advisor to the planning minister, said the government is putting the final touches to the 2015-...
cairo stock 
Egypt's stock market shares plunged by 4 billion this week, and all indexes were down, Egyptian Exchange data showed....
© Getty/AFP/File | US benchmark West Texas Intermediate for January delivery sank $1.16 in afternoon trade to $54.77
 
 
 
 Oil prices held steady on Friday near 2015-highs reached the session before, remaining on track for weekly gains after...

Science

Biologists in China reported carrying out the first experiment to alter the DNA of human embryos, igniting an outcry from...
Apple watch
The Apple Watch launched globally on Friday with a small queue of Japanese tech-addicts lining up in Tokyo for Apple Inc...
Mona al-Khodeiry standing proudly next to one of the biogas units she helped building
It all started as a dream to break Egyptian social taboo of restricting certain jobs for men only in Upper Egypt. The dream...

Arts

Chiwetel Ejlofar (L) and Nicole Kidman present Pawel Pawlikowski (R) with the Oscar for foreign language film at the 87th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California February 22, 2015.
Nicole Kidman will return to the London theater stage in September to play British scientist Rosalind Franklin in "...
Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan gestures during a launch ceremony in Kolkata
A major Indian jewellery chain has withdrawn an advert featuring Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan with a dark-...
 Scarlett Johansson 
The next "Captain America" film will be darker than previous Marvel superhero films, U.S. actress Scarlett...

Living

Omar Samra on Mount Everest
Egyptian adventurer Omar Samra has arrived to the North Pole, raising the Egyptian flag, in what the Tourism Ministry...
Obesity
There are six major types of obesity, according to a study conducted in the US and the UK. To battle the disease more...
A woman blows giant bubbles in a street in the town of Appenzell, eastern Switzerland on April 28, 2013
Switzerland is the happiest country in the world, closely followed by Iceland, Denmark, Norway and Canada, according to a...