German ambassador to Egypt Hansjorg Haber meeting with journalists
Germany has said that the Muslim Brotherhood has become in a state of "obscurity" since the assassination of Egypt's top prosecutor late June.   Outgoing Hansjorg Haber told reporters at the embassy... Tuesday, 4 August, 2015 - 15:11
Abrams tank turrets
According to the US Embassy in Cairo, the United States has delivered to Egypt five turrets for Abrams M1A1 tanks on July 31, two days before the strategic talks that were held between Egypt and the United States.... Tuesday, 4 August, 2015 - 14:27
Three unknown gunmen wounded two members of the Salafi-oriented Nour Party in Giza early Tuesday.   The pair was leaving a mosque in the Kerdasa suburb before they were shot by the attackers, sustaining injuries in... Tuesday, 4 August, 2015 - 14:04
Mostaqbal Prison
 
The US delegation currently visiting Cairo said the United States supports Egypt's security and stability and calls for the punishment of those involved in crimes of violence, but at the same time demands an end to... Tuesday, 4 August, 2015 - 13:47
German ambassador to Egypt Hansjorg Haber meeting with journalists
Abrams tank turrets
Mostaqbal Prison
 

Egypt

In this Feb. 4, 2015 file photo, a dredger works on a new section of the Suez canal during a media tour in Ismailia, Egypt. The Suez Canal Authority is in a race to quickly expand the vital waterway for two-way traffic by August 2015. President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has made the project a point of nationalist glory, not to mention a cornerstone of plans to revive the economy. But while shippers say more ships may be drawn by shorter waiting times, ambitions to nearly triple revenues depend mainly on growth in the world economy. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar, File)
 
Egypt is to inaugurate an expansion of the Suez Canal on Thursday, which it is touting as a boost to world trade. Here are...
Egyptian security campaigns
 

 

 
A policeman was killed by armed men on motorbikes in Sharqiya on Tuesday.   The unknown assailants shot the policeman,...
The South Cairo Electricity Distribution Company and power station is pictured at the Imbaba area in Cairo, September 26, 2014. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
 


 
 

 
Maher Aziz, member of the World Energy Council, said Egypt needs LE140 billion (US$18.2 billion) to solve electricity...

Middle East/North Africa

Gazans keep searching for missing relatives after war
More than one year after Israel pulverized the besieged Gaza Strip, the pain is not over for the Omran family who are ...
Britain will extend its air campaign in Iraq against Islamic State militants by a year, Defense Secretary Michael Fallon...
Fighters loyal to Yemen's exiled president Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, bolstered by Gulf Arab support, seized the country...

World

Turkey's nationalist opposition MHP would support a minority government formed by the ruling AK Party if it agreed to...
Puerto Rico has defaulted on debt by paying only a fraction of what was due August 1, showing the depth of the island's...
The Obama administration unveiled a major climate change plan on Sunday aimed at a large reduction in greenhouse gas...

Business

cairo stock 
Egypt's market closed in the green zone on Tuesday's session, as the benchmark EGX30 index increased 1.17 percent,...
dollar vs Egyptian pound
Egypt's central bank kept the Egyptian pound steady at 7.73 per dollar at a foreign exchange auction on Tuesday after a...
National Bank of Egypt will postpone a new bond issuance and repay $600 million of earlier bonds on Wednesday, its chief...

Science

 by Cecile de Comarmond | A piece by late Nigerian sculptor Ben Enwonwu is displayed during an exhibition of African art by Bonhams in Lagos on April 22, 2015
 
 
 
Heart attacks seem to have a bigger effect on life expectancy for women and African Americans than for white men, a new...
A man walks at the Samsung Electronics' headquarters in Seoul January 7, 2015.
 
Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Monday it will create a 100 billion won ($85.8 million) fund to compensate...
Up to 70 rotting crocodile heads have been found in an old freezer dumped at a remote Australian town, police said Tuesday,...

Arts

An Egyptian old man reading a newspaper in Al-Hussein neighborhood while Eiffel Tower standing glaouriously in the background.
An online campaign entitled ‘What If’ has recently been launched by Egyptian graphic designer Amr Eid in an...
One Direction band
Best-selling boy band One Direction released a surprise first single as a foursome on Friday, two days after former member...
YouTube beauty hit Nikkie Tutorials caused an online sensation with her video "The Power of MAKEUP!" - 2015 INSTAGRAM
FROM perfect surf to rolling vineyards and some of the hottest nightspots in the US, California has it all. If you're...

Living

The Manhattan skyline may soon be altered by a new generation of New York skyscrapers. 
Super tall, super skinny and super expensive: a new generation of New York skyscrapers, some taller than the Empire State...
Junk food
Preschoolers who are extremely picky eaters may also be more prone to mental health problems, a study suggests.  ...
Lemurs are feed by a caretaker at Antananarivo's Tsimbazaza Zoo Madagascar, in this December 5, 2006 file photo.
 
Perched on the muddy bank of a river meandering through rolling green hills, the Lemurs' Park near Madagascar's...