Muslim Brotherhood lawmaker Mohammad al-Falahgi was arrested on terror charges in 2013 and held in prison, but never convicted. Earlier this year, after pleading for medical help, he died "handcuffed to the... Thursday, 3 September, 2015 - 16:41
Mariam Malak, a high school student in a legal battle with the Ministry of Educationm after getting a zero grade in all exams
A Christian high school student who challenged the Education Ministry's exam protocol resulting in a public outcry, has declined to meet with Pope Tawadros II, the church said Wednesday.   Mariam Malak accuses... Thursday, 3 September, 2015 - 14:32
A Guatemalan judge has issued a detention order for President Otto Perez, the attorney general´s office said on Wednesday, amid a graft scandal that has gutted his government and plunged Guatemala into chaos days... Thursday, 3 September, 2015 - 10:12
New Suez Canal
Business activity in Egypt's private sector excluding oil grew in August at the fastest pace of 2015 on the back of solid growth in output, though employment fell for the eighth time in nine months, a survey showed... Thursday, 3 September, 2015 - 08:38
Mariam Malak, a high school student in a legal battle with the Ministry of Educationm after getting a zero grade in all exams
New Suez Canal

Egypt

Egypt's Navy
The 152-ship Chinese naval fleet arrived in Alexandria harbor on Wednesday with a grand official welcoming ceremony held by...
Red Sea Governor Major General Ahmed Abdallah inspected the al-Sheikh al-Shazly village, a village named after a well-known...
Russia has given France the green light to sell two Mistral helicopter carriers to Egypt and the United Arab Emirates....

Middle East/North Africa

A member of the Palestinian Presidential guard stands beside the grave of late leader Yasser Arafat in the West Bank city of Ramallah 24 October 2012.
French judges investigating claims that Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat was murdered have closed the case without bringing...
Greek authorities have seized a freighter carrying an undeclared shipment of weapons en route from Turkey to Libya, coast...
© AFP/File | Lebanese activists stand in front of riot police outside the environment ministry in Beirut on September 1, 2015
he UN Security Council on Wednesday called on Lebanon's parliament to elect a new president to help ease a political...

World

The 3-year-old lies face down, his head to one side with his bottom slightly up -- the way toddlers like to sleep.  ...
Soldiers of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) march during the military parade marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two, in Beijing, China, September 3, 2015.
REUTERS/DAMIR SAGOLJ
President Xi Jinping announced on Thursday he would cut troop levels by 300,000 asChina held its biggest display of...
© AFP | Migrants travel on the train to Austria and Germany at the Eastern (Keleti) railway station in Budapest on August 31, 2015
 
 
 
Migrants poured into Budapest's main railway station on Thursday after Hungarian police withdrew following a two-day...

Business

© AFP/File | Emirati men sit under a stock market screen at the Dubai Financial Market (DFM) in Dubai, on January 30, 2011
 
 
 
 Stock markets in Saudi Arabia and Egypt rose in early trade on Thursday, tracking global bourses as oil prices, which...
President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi urged on Wednesday the Chinese companies to contribute to Egypt's development projects...
Investment Minister Ashraf Salman
Egypt has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with China to partially engage the latter in the construction of the first...

Science

An Ancient Egyptian mummy displayed at World Museum Liverpool Egypt galleries, captured by James Maloney
The World Museum in Liverpool will temporarily close down its Ancient Egypt galleries on Sunday night as it gears up for an...
"The poor's food is in danger" is no longer a metaphorical phrase describing Egypt.   The Agricultural...
© AFP/File / by Akbar Borisov | Aerial view of mountains in the southern part of Tajikistan, close to the Afghan border, taken January 28, 2002 during a mission carried out by the French Air Force in the area
 
 
 
It began with a low rumbling noise. Then the rivers of mud poured down the mountainside over the Tajik village of Barssem...

Arts

Luxor will host its first international fashion festival, "Come to Egypt", at the famous Luxor Temple in December...
Author J.K. Rowling hosts a special family fundraising evening in aid of her children's charity, Lumos, at the ''Warner Bros. Studio - The Making of Harry Potter in Hertfordfshire'' in London, 9 November 2013.
Harry Potter's fictional son will be among the nervous British children making the move to big school this week,...
Courtesy of CNN African Voices   Twin brothers Hasan and Husain Essop have created multi-layered photographs that...

Living

Guests sit on automobile shaped beds as they play a game on the Sony Playstation 3 
 
Peer pressure is a number one concern for teens and their parents, yet a new study indicates that close friendships during...
After scouring through the laundry list of customer complaints posted on their site, airline consultancy group Skytrax has...
hotel
Asia represented the best value destination for travellers in the first half of 2015 when it came to hotel accommodations,...