TV host Ibrahim Eissa said that former Vice President Mohamed ElBaradei’s stance regarding the dispersal of Rabaa al-Adaweya sit-in was more honorable than that of Al-Azhar Grand Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayyeb.  ... Tuesday, 21 April, 2015 - 12:24
Former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi sits behind bars with other Muslim Brotherhood members at a court in the outskirts of Cairo, Jun 12, 2014.
 
Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Morsi was sentenced to 20 years in prison without parole on Tuesday, nearly three years after he was declared Egypt's first freely elected president. Morsi stood in a cage in court... Tuesday, 21 April, 2015 - 12:02
Media Professional Ibrahim Eissa accused the government of failing to effectively fight terrorism, saying they are mistaken for negotiating with Aboud al-Zomor, a far-right Islamist.   During a talk show aired... Tuesday, 21 April, 2015 - 11:57
Al Jazeera television journalists Mohamed Fahmy (R) and Baher Mohamed speak to the media outside of a court in Cairo, March 19, 2015
The Canadian government said on Monday it is now able to issue a passport to Mohamed Fahmy, the Al Jazeera journalist and naturalized Canadian who had been jailed in Egypt and is awaiting retrial there. "After... Tuesday, 21 April, 2015 - 09:01
Former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi sits behind bars with other Muslim Brotherhood members at a court in the outskirts of Cairo, Jun 12, 2014.
 
Al Jazeera television journalists Mohamed Fahmy (R) and Baher Mohamed speak to the media outside of a court in Cairo, March 19, 2015

Egypt

An Egyptian court has sentenced ousted Islamist president, Mohamed Morsi, to 20 years in jail on charges of inciting the...
Mohamed Morsi's reversal of fortune from Egypt's first freely-elected president to a prisoner sentenced to 20 years...
A businessman allegedly shot dead his wife and two children before killing himself in the Fustat area of Old Cairo.  ...

Middle East/North Africa

Iran's deputy foreign minister said he was optimistic that a ceasefire in the Yemen conflict would be announced later on...
Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir addresses the general conference of the ruling National Congress Party in Khartoum October 23, 2014.
Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court (ICC) over alleged war crimes in the...
Fire is seen at a military site after it was hit by an air strike on the Faj Attan mountain of Sanaa March 30, 2015. REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi
 


 
 

 
A bomb exploded in front of the Spanish embassy in the Libyan capital late on Monday, residents said, the latest in a string...

World

At least 10 people were killed and about a dozen wounded when a car rammed into a busy restaurant and exploded in the Somali...
In this 15 March 2012 photo, Indian schoolgirls ride bicycles, received under a Bihar state government program of giving free bicycles to teenage girls to keep them in school, on the outskirts of Patna, India. Before starting the program in 2007, officials in Bihar, one of India’s poorest and most backward states, despaired over how to educate the state’s females, whose literacy rate is at 53 percent. Prashant Ravi/Associated Press
Two thousand girls are "killed" every day due to a preference for sons in India with most aborted or murdered just...
A 93-year-old former bookkeeper at Auschwitz went on trial in Germany on Tuesday, accused by prosecutors of being an...

Business

cairo stock 
Egypt's market incurred heavy losses on Monday for the second session in a row, with the benchmark index EGX30 dropping...
plant sugar
The Egyptian government is committed to the stability of sugar prices within the local market, in an effort to protect...
CIB
Egypt's Commercial International Bank (CIB) said on Monday its management had decided to submit a binding offer to...

Arts

The Louvre Museum
The Musée du Louvre in Paris, the most visited art museum in the world, has announced it will introduce a 15-euro flat fee...
El Sawy Culture Wheel in Zamalek will screen "Men Gowa", a movie directed by Ramy al-Gabry, on April 23 at 7 pm....
The Culture Ministry said in a statement on Sunday that it has a project to open a heritage museum of prominent Egyptian...

Living

Sleeping
Sleeping longer one night corresponds with an increase in sexual desire and odds of intercourse the following day for women...
working out
Sweatworking, the growing practice of meeting clients for a walk, a run or a fitness class, is elbowing networking out of...
Golden Fort’ towers, Jaisalmer, India
India’s city of gold derives its nickname from an imposing honey-colored fort overlooking sandstone dwellings hemmed...

Science

Facebook page showing Antiquities Minister Mamdouh al-Damaty inspecting two discovery of two granite statues of Sekhmet, Luxor, 22 February, 2015
An excavation team from the Egypt Exploration Society, in collaboration with the Antiquities Ministry, discovered the tomb...
The Antiquities Ministry will be receiving 123 artifacts from Washington over the next few days after the...
Several archaeologists have said they filed a report with public prosecutor Hesham Barakat over the demolition of the Al-Abd...