Ahly and Zamalek's Egypt Cup final
Bitter rivals Al-Ahly Club and Zamalek Sports Club will mark their 111th premier league derby when both face off at 7:00 CLT at Borg al-Arab Stadium in Alexandria.   Al-Ahly lead the chart with 35 points and are... Tuesday, 9 February, 2016 - 15:40
Ministry of Finance issues commeorative pounds for the New Suez Canal
The Egyptian pound continued to weaken on the black market on Tuesday, piling more pressure on the central bank to devalue the currency even as the official rate against the dollar remained unchanged at an auction.... Tuesday, 9 February, 2016 - 14:34
Planning Minister Ashraf al-Araby
The government is working on a new draft law on civil service, replacing a controversial document repudiated by the parliament last month, the Planning, Follow-up and Administrative Reform Ministry has said.   The... Tuesday, 9 February, 2016 - 14:10
Supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood and Mohamed Morsi in a protest march in Matariya, east of Cairo
A military court in Assiut will resume Tuesday the trial of 96 Muslim Brotherhood supporters over charges of storming and burning the Banque Misr headquarters in Deir Mowas, south Minya governorate, during a wave of... Tuesday, 9 February, 2016 - 14:01
Ahly and Zamalek's Egypt Cup final
Ministry of Finance issues commeorative pounds for the New Suez Canal
Planning Minister Ashraf al-Araby
Supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood and Mohamed Morsi in a protest march in Matariya, east of Cairo

Egypt

Minya Governor Tareq Nasr honored two disabled players who represented Egypt in the African Wheelchair Basketball...
Cold weather in Alexandria
Cold weather is expected to prevail on Wednesday in the north and in Cairo, while temperatures will be moderate in the south...
Minister of Immigration and Egyptian Expatriates Affairs Nabila Makram
Manpower Minister Nabila Makram said that Saudi officials confirmed the arrest of four suspects involved in the killing of...

Middle East/North Africa

A controversial bill that would compel NGOs receiving most of their funding from foreign governments to declare it in...
A suicide car bomber blew himself up at a police officers' club in a residential district of Damascus on Tuesday,...
A member from the Iraqi security forces holds an Iraqi flag in the city of Ramadi, December 27, 2015.
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Iraqi forces recaptured territory from Islamic State militants on Tuesday which links the recently recaptured city of Ramadi...

World

Bosnian Serb General Zdravko Tolimir, serving a life sentence for genocide including the massacre at Srebrenica during the...
South African opposition protesters marched on Tuesday to Johannesburg's Constitutional Court, where judges heard a case...
Four people were killed when two trains collided head-on in the southern German state of Bavaria on Tuesday, a police...

Business

Prime Minister Sherif Ismail
Egyptian Prime Minister Sherif Ismail said the government expects to present a long-awaited value added tax (VAT) bill to...
plant sugar
Egypt is cancelling a temporary tariff levied on sugar imports in 2015 after completing an investigation into possible...
cairo stock 
Egypt's stock market fell more than 2 percent in early trade on Tuesday, following global shares lower, while Riyadh...

Science

The logos of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and Rio 2016 Paralympic Games are pictured next to a message on a screen that reads ''Message about Zika'' during a media briefing in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, February 2, 2016.
The United States Olympic Committee told US sports federations that athletes and staff concerned for their health over the...
Rosana Vieira Alves bathes her 4-month-old daughter Luana Vieira, who was born with microcephaly, at their home in Olinda, Brazil, in this file photo taken February 4, 2016.
 
Experts on microcephaly, the birth defect that has sparked alarm in the current Zika virus outbreak, say they are struck by...
More than 3,100 pregnant Colombian women are infected with the mosquito-borne Zika virus, President Juan Manuel Santos said...

Arts

Actor Hugh Jackman
 


 


 
"X-Men" star Hugh Jackman said on Monday he had another skin cancer growth removed from his nose, and urged people...
Singer Beyonce
After a sizzling performance during the Super Bowl on Sunday and shortly after releasing the new single “Formation...
Rihanna arrives at the Costume Institute Gala Benefit at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, in New York, on May 5, 2015
Rihanna's new album, "Anti," officially took the top spot on the Billboard 200 album charts on Monday, a week...

Living

Australian products are displayed for sale in a store in Sydney, Australia, January 27, 2016. Picture taken January 27, 2016.
 
Watching a lone browser in his Sydney Chinatown shop, Bing Chen is worried business is being squeezed this Lunar New Year by...
One of the most remarkable festivals in Europe, the Hom Strom, takes place in the Swiss town of Scuol. With overtones of " The Wicker Man," locals torch a giant straw effigy in the dead of winter.
Scuol is one of those perfectly preserved semi-isolated communities in the Lower Engadine valley of Switzerland, separated...
© AFP | Cyclists ride past buildings at Dubai Marina during Dubai Tour 2016
 
 
 
Germany's Marcel Kittel won the Tour of Dubai on Saturday after he outsprinted his rivals, claiming victory in the final...