Sisi's visit to Aswan
An Egyptian tourism official said on Tuesday that photos of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Aswan will be used to promote cultural tourism at the ITB Berlin tourism exhibition from 8-12 March. Sisi attended a two-day... Tuesday, 21 February, 2017 - 14:27
Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) Governor Tarek Amer
Central Bank of Egypt governor (CBE) Tarek Amer approved an agreement with investors to restructure their debts owed to banks in US dollars. A bank chairman who attended the meeting on Monday told al-Masry al-Youm on... Tuesday, 21 February, 2017 - 12:34
President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi
Presidential sources said the committee working on the presidential pardons of detained youth, which was formed by the presidency four months ago, is about to declare the second list to be submitted to presidency within... Tuesday, 21 February, 2017 - 11:55
Starting today, the social networking website Twitter will promote a medical tourism campaign in Egypt, in which Barcelona FC football superstar Lionel Messi and Juventus footballer Dani Alves will also participate.... Tuesday, 21 February, 2017 - 10:57
Sisi's visit to Aswan
Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) Governor Tarek Amer
President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi

Egypt

After years of strained relations, Egypt is moving closer to Hamas in Gaza, offering concessions on trade and free movement...
Newly opened museum showcasing crafts and industries through the ages in Egypt
The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) was unwrapped this week, chronically narrating Egypt's...
British ambassador to Cairo John Casson
The UK is keen to increase its investment in Egypt in the coming period, British ambassador to Cairo John Casson said on...

Middle East/North Africa

Iran's supreme leader on Tuesday used the podium of a pro-Palestinian gathering in Tehran to lash out at Israel, calling...
Scores of bodies of African migrants washed ashore in Libya, in the western city of Zawiya on the Mediterranean Sea, a...
Israeli soldier found guilty of manslaughter for shooting Palestinian. Israeli soldier Elor Azaria (L) had been on trial in a military court since May 2016 for shooting dead a wounded Palestinian assailant. File photo by Jack Guez / AFP
An Israeli military court has sentenced a soldier to 18 months in prison for the fatal shooting last year of a wounded...

World

 AFP/File | Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe with his wife Grace celebrates his re-election unopposed as the leader of Zanu PF for the next five years in Harare on December 6, 2014
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, the world's oldest national ruler, turned 93 on Tuesday, using a long and...
Marine Le Pen, French National Front (FN) political party leader and candidate for French 2017 presidential election, rejects a headscarf for her meeting Lebanon's Grand Mufti Sheikh Abed el-Lateef Daryan in Beirut, Lebanon February 21, 2017 (Aziz Taher / Reuters).
Marine Le Pen, presidential candidate for France's far-right National Front party, canceled a meeting on Tuesday with...
Demonstrators shout slogans during anti-Donald Trump immigration ban protests outside Terminal 4 at San Franciso International Airport
Thousands of demonstrators turned out Monday across the US to challenge Donald Trump in a Presidents Day protest dubbed Not...

Business

A 20 and 50 Euro bank note are seen in front of a cash drawer with Swiss francs in Bern January 16, 2015.  REUTERS/Thomas Hodel
Economic growth in the 19-country eurozone accelerated in February to reach the strongest pace in nearly six years, a...
A US judge has rejected Deutsche Bank AG's bid to dismiss a lawsuit claiming it delayed foreign exchange trades to get a...
Pharos Holding Investment Bank projected four factors to decide the future of the Egyptian pound exchange rate against the...

Science

A continent two-thirds the size of Australia has been found beneath the south-west Pacific Ocean, scientists reported in the...
 

Pokémon Go dating app launched in the US

 
If gangs of kids suddenly start loitering in your garden or your favourite corner café appears overrun with people staring...
Healthy breakfast
Our eating patterns have changed over the past 40 years and the rule of three meals a day has been abandoned by many....

Arts

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt
American actress Angelina Jolie, 41, recently said that her breakup with her husband Brad Pitt was difficult. Jolie is...
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 author J.K. Rowling labeled then-US presidential candidate Donald Trump "bigoted" after receiving the...
Rescue workers from Syria's White Helmets -- the subjects of an Oscar-nominated documentary -- said they received US visas to attend next week's prestigious Academy Awards ceremony (Thaer Mohammed / AFP).
Rescue workers from Syria's White Helmets -- the subjects of an Oscar-nominated documentary -- said on Saturday they...

Living

Hundertwasser House landmark, an apartment house designed by artist and architect Friedensreich Hundertwasser, with the 'Terrassencafe im Hundertwasserhaus' is seen in Vienna, Austria, February 15, 2017 (Heinz-Peter Bader / Reuters). 
Tired of tourists powering up batteries for hours, Vienna cafe owner Galina Pokorny has introduced a 1 euro ($1.06) fee for...
Russian model who posed for a video while dangling from a skyscraper (Reuters)
Dubai police have summoned a Russian model, who posed for a video while dangling from a skyscraper, to sign a pledge not to...
Saudi gamers get together at kingdom's first-ever Comic Con. Spectators attend Comic Con expo in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia February 18, 2017 (Ali al-Qarni / Reuters).
In a country where the use of magic is a crime punishable by beheading, it's not every day that young Saudis wander down...