Cairo Governor Galal Mostafa has decided to close the Al-Azhar tunnel from 10 pm on Thursday 27 November to the morning of Saturday 29 November in anticipation for the protests slated for the 28 November, Al-Masry Al-... Wednesday, 26 November, 2014 - 17:14
Mamdouh Eldamaty Egyptian Minister of Antiquities speaks during a news conference in Alexandria on 19 October 2014.
Eight months after the signing of a memorandum of understanding between Egypt and the United States in order to protect Egyptian antiquities and combat smuggling, the US side agreed to impose restrictions on the import... Wednesday, 26 November, 2014 - 16:19
Sisi, Hollande talks in Paris  
Talks scheduled for today by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and his French counterpart Francois Hollande are predicted to focus on economic and military cooperation.   France 24 reported that Sisi was... Wednesday, 26 November, 2014 - 16:19
Military raises combat readiness ahead of 28 November protests
Military central command units have raised combat readiness ahead of carrying out security missions to preserve public and private properties in greater Cairo. A statement by the armed forces on Wednesday said that the... Wednesday, 26 November, 2014 - 15:04
Mamdouh Eldamaty Egyptian Minister of Antiquities speaks during a news conference in Alexandria on 19 October 2014.
Sisi, Hollande talks in Paris  
Military raises combat readiness ahead of 28 November protests

News

Cabinet has approved a draft law amending some terms of the penal code no.58 for the year 1937, to be referred to the legislative committee.   The amendments was made to article no 290, which stipulates that whoever kidnapped a woman should be...

World

AFP/File / by Philippe Alfroy | A general view of Mardin in southeastern Turkey, pictured on November 19, 2014
In a small village in the southeast of Turkey stand two Assyrian churches, one a thousand years old, the other modern, signs of both the region's...
A military vehicle and people pass site of an explosion at a police station in Kano November 15, 2014.
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Two female suicide bombers killed at least 44 people on Tuesday in Nigeria's northeastern city of Maiduguri, at the heart of a militant Islamist...
Policemen clear a protest site on the main Nathan Road, which was occupied by pro-democracy protesters for weeks, at Mongkok district in Hong Kong November 26, 2014.
Hong Kong police cleared activists from one of the largest protest sites in the city on Wednesday and arrested Joshua Wong and Lester Shum, two of...

Economy

UAE's Abraaj Investment Management said on Wednesday it would raise its price for Egyptian cake and biscuit maker Bisco Misr to 80.58 Egyptian pounds ($11.27) per share following a counter bid by Kellogg Co. Abraaj's initial offer of 73...

Culture

Under the slogan of “I want theater,” Stand-up Comedian Ali Qandil has called for allocating one of the state’s abandoned theaters...
singer Sabah 
Lebanese diva Sabah died Wednesday morning in Beirut, her business manager, Joseph Gharib, told Al-Masry Al-Youm.   Gharib said funeral...
The American Neighborhood is one of the old slums in the city of Tripoli in the northern part of the beloved Lebanon. It was named so when the...

Life Style

A worker at Abdel Dayem's pasta restaurant in Abdeen, Cairo
Many believe that fava beans, falafel and cheese are the routine breakfast of average Egyptians, but a 62-year-old downtown Cairo restaurant...
AFP/File / by Amy Fallon | Models present creations made of bark cloth material by fashion designer Jose Hendo during the first fashion week show held in Kampala, on November 15, 2014
Mention African style and the fashion crowd thinks Lagos, or Johannesburg. But Uganda's emerging designers -- using a mix of local craft and...
AFP | An Indian smoker purchases a single cigarette from a roadside shop in New Delhi on November 26, 2014
Health campaigners Wednesday welcomed India's plans to raise the age for tobacco purchases to 25 and ban unpackaged cigarettes, hailing them as a...