A woman widowed when her husband was killed at the Pentagon on September 11, 2001 has sued the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia just two days after Congress enacted legislation allowing Americans to sue foreign governments for... Saturday, 1 October, 2016 - 12:33
Maya Morsi, head of the National Council for Women
MPs and women's rights figures have launched a fierce attack on Daqahlia lawmaker Elhamy Agena who suggested that women should undergo virginity tests as a condition of enrollment in Egyptian universities. ... Saturday, 1 October, 2016 - 11:03
MP from Daqahlia governorate Elhamy Agena
PM Ilhamy Agena is calling for medical examinations to be conducted on female university students on a regular basis to prove that they are still virgins, bearing in mind the spread of urfi marriages, across Egypt.... Saturday, 1 October, 2016 - 10:10
Egyptian fashion designer, Noureen Farah has been chosen to represent Egypt during 2017’s iconic Fashion Week in Paris. Starting in January of next year, it will feature the works of 47 world-famous designers over... Saturday, 1 October, 2016 - 10:00
Maya Morsi, head of the National Council for Women
MP from Daqahlia governorate Elhamy Agena

Egypt

Education Minister Al-Helaly al-Sherbiny has announced an increase in fees for private schools, both Arabic-language and...
A court in Cyprus on Friday ordered the extradition of an Egyptian who hijacked an aircraft with a fake explosive belt,...
Egypt witnessed its highest devorce rate in two decades during 2015, the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and...

Middle East/North Africa

German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel heads to Iran next week with a planeful of industry executives keen to rebuild trade...
United Nations (United States) (AFP) - The United Nations aid chief warned Thursday that Aleppo faces a humanitarian...
Turkish police raided the country's biggest prison and courthouse on Friday after arrest warrants were issued for 162...

World

The United States and South Korea are destined to "pay the price" for their decision to deploy an advanced missile...
A joint military operation between Chad and Niger has killed 123 Boko Haram militants since July and recovered a significant...
Prime Minister Theresa May said she will listen to Scotland's concerns over Britain's exit from the European Union...

Business

Euro, Hong Kong dollar, U.S. dollar, Japanese yen, British pound and Chinese 100-yuan banknotes are seen in a picture illustration, in Beijing, China, January 21, 2016. REUTERS/Jason Lee
The euro dropped to a two-month low against the safe-haven Swiss franc and lost ground broadly on Friday, as concerns about...
© AFP/File | Africa's largest oil producer Nigeria has announced a cut in petrol prices, a month before the country votes in presidential and parliamentary elections
 
 
 
Oil prices dropped on Friday as investors took profits following a seven-percent rise in the last two sessions, amid doubts...
 
Dunkin' Donuts
Dunkin' Brands Group Inc (DNKN.O) said its donut chain, Dunkin' Donuts, will partner with Coca-Cola Co (KO.N) to...

Science

Nine out of 10 people globally are breathing poor quality air, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, calling for...
Karim Al-Bana rides a bike. 
In the midst of Cairo’s unbearable traffic and heat, a young man with KarmSolar, a solar technology and integration...
The World Health Organisation (WHO) headquarters are pictured in Geneva April 27, 2009.
Over 43,000 Egyptians died from diseases related to air pollution in 2012, a report issued by the World Health Organization...

Arts

Actor Nate Parker attends the premiere of 'The Birth of a Nation' in Hollywood, California September 21, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Alcorn
Nate Parker, director and star of the new slavery drama "The Birth of a Nation," said he would not apologize over...
Two paintings by Vincent Van Gogh stolen in a 2002 heist in the Netherlands have been found, 14 years on, after a "...
Cairo is a big city packed with things to do. Most residents could think of at least 10 activities to recommend to a visitor...

Living

Bulgaria's parliament on Friday banned the wearing of face veils in public in a move supporters said would boost...
If there's one thing we don't envy Nik Loukas -- who has circled the world 17 times, flown 428,000 miles and visited...
Bangkok's back!   The Thai capital has bounced to the top of an annual list of the world's most popular travel...