Egyptian Foreign Ministry
 Egypt will be hosting an expanded forum for Libyan tribes later this month to "unify the Libyan people," the Foreign Ministry announced on Tuesday. The ministry said in a statement that the forum aims... Tuesday, 5 May, 2015 - 12:51
The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Tuesday via its official radio station for a gun attack on an anti-Muslim event in Texas over the weekend showcasing cartoons mocking the Prophet Mohammed.   "Two... Tuesday, 5 May, 2015 - 11:58
Masood Ahmed, director of the International Monetary Fund's Middle East and Central Asia department, attends the Capital Markets Conference in Doha, 18 September 2012. 
Egypt's economic policy reforms are starting to pay off and growth is strengthening although the country still faces a difficult situation, a senior official of the International Monetary Fund said.   Masood... Tuesday, 5 May, 2015 - 09:01
AFP/File | An Egyptian soldier stands guard on a watchtower near the border between Egypt and the Gaza Strip on September 12, 2013
Egyptian officials say suspected Islamic militants have attacked a security forces' base in northern Sinai, near the border with Gaza. There was no immediate word on casualties. Security officials say explosions... Monday, 4 May, 2015 - 17:28
Egyptian Foreign Ministry
Masood Ahmed, director of the International Monetary Fund's Middle East and Central Asia department, attends the Capital Markets Conference in Doha, 18 September 2012. 
AFP/File | An Egyptian soldier stands guard on a watchtower near the border between Egypt and the Gaza Strip on September 12, 2013

Egypt

Wafd Party chairman, al-Sayyed al-Badawy
President of the Wafd Party al-Sayyed al-Badawy has organized a meeting for Tuesday with the members of the party's...
A state of confusion prevailed in the State Council Monday due to a report which stated former President Hosni Mubarak, his...
Sunny weather over Alexandria, 12 January 2013.
Pleasant weather is expected to prevail on Wednesday on the Northern Coast, with higher temperatures in the Delta, Cairo and...

Middle East/North Africa

Deputy Executive Director of the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) Yoka Brandt has warned that the situation of women and...
India will push ahead this week with plans to build a port in southeast Iran, two sources said, with Prime Minister Narendra...
Saudi-led coalition should stop targeting Yemen's Sanaa airport, the United Nations said on Monday, as it prepared a...

World

Italy's parliament on Monday gave final approval to a new electoral law championed by Prime Minister Matteo Renzi...
Woman runs for safety during gunfire in Bangui, Central Africa
Armed factions in the Central African Republic have agreed to free all child soldiers and other children who may be used as...
Rwanda's foreign minister said on Tuesday she was concerned about neighboring Burundi's clampdown on more than a...

Business

Egypt's Emmar Misr said on Tuesday its board had recommended to shareholders that the developer offer 600 million shares...
A Whatsapp App logo is seen behind a Samsung Galaxy S4 phone that is logged on to Facebook in the central Bosnian town of Zenica, 20 February 2014. 
The Cabinet will determine whether to allow the continued use of the WhatsApp voice application in Egypt on Sunday,...
EAC, SADC, COMESA Conference
Businessmen have said that the private sector of the economic bloc which will be formed with 26 countries of the EAC, SADC,...

Science

Usha Ghatowar smiles wryly when asked about the pay she earns picking leaves at a colonial-era tea garden in India's...
Climate change could drive up to a sixth of animals and plants on Earth to extinction unless governments cut rising...
Tharu Castle
Antiquities Minister Mamdouh al-Damaty has announced the discovery of an ancient Egyptian army camp in the Tjaru Fortress in...

Arts

 
Khedival Cairo was characterized by its wide streets and beautiful roundabouts that facilitated the flow through the city.
Several intellectuals and politicians have requested the cultural Riche cafe be preserved and have urged the government to...
 Scarlett Johansson 
"Avengers: Age of Ultron" scored the second-biggest domestic opening in history this weekend, kicking off summer...
The Force Awakens cast member John Boyega disguises his identity with a helmet and engages unknowing fans in a light saber fight scene at the Star Wars Celebration convention in Anaheim, California, April 16, 2015.
Major retailers and Disney Stores around the world will start selling the first merchandise tied to the upcoming film "...

Living

 by Robin Millard | Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge holds her newly-born daughter at St Mary's Hospital in central London, on May 2, 2015
 
 
 
Britain's new baby princess has been named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, Kensington Palace announced on Monday.   The...
An Iranian youth gets a haircut in an uptown Tehran barber's shop
 
 
 
Hairstyles of a spiky and unorthodox nature have reportedly been banned in Iran because they imply devil-worship, while...
US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama tour the great hall of the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library, 2014.
It's not easy for a world leader to create a public image that will last long after he or she leaves office. But it'...