A court in Sharqiya sentenced nine people to three years in prison on Tuesday for their involvement in violence, as well as their affiliation with the banned Muslim Brotherhood organization.   The verdict... Wednesday, 27 May, 2015 - 11:41
Former Vice-President Mohamed ElBaradei compared the constitutional situation between Egypt and Tunisia during a lecture entitled “The Uprisings in North Africa and the Future of Our Continent”, which he... Wednesday, 27 May, 2015 - 11:27
An Egyptian court sentenced 183 supporters of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood to death on Monday on charges of killing police officers, part of a sustained crackdown by authorities on Islamists.
An Egyptian court sentenced to death eight militants, including prominent Islamist militant Adel Habara, on charges related to the killing of seven soldiers in an attack in the Nile Delta in early 2014, security and... Tuesday, 26 May, 2015 - 23:06
Islam Attito, a Ain Shams University student whom police say was killed in a raid on a terrorist haven
 Egyptian authorities are investigating the killing of a university student by police, a judicial official said Tuesday, the latest in series of cases alleging brutality by security forces. The death of engineering... Tuesday, 26 May, 2015 - 17:35
An Egyptian court sentenced 183 supporters of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood to death on Monday on charges of killing police officers, part of a sustained crackdown by authorities on Islamists.
Islam Attito, a Ain Shams University student whom police say was killed in a raid on a terrorist haven

Egypt

Hot weather
Health Ministry Spokesperson Hossam Abdel Ghaffar has warned citizens against direct exposure to sun rays due to the current...
Investment Minister Ashraf Salman
Investment Minister Ashraf Salman said the amendments adopted for the investment law activate the so-called one-stop...
Illegal migration
Egypt's armed forces has arrested 6004 individuals attempting illegal migration from Egypt from October 2014 to April...

Middle East/North Africa

Israeli aircraft struck a number of sites in the Gaza Strip from the air early on Wednesday, residents and the Israeli...
A supermarket at Maponya shopping mall, in Soweto. The Israeli foreign ministry dismissed as "unacceptable" a decision by the South African cabinet on Wednesday approving the placing of Occupied Palestinian Territory labels on imported goods from Jewish settlements.
The United Nations has predicted a 4 percent growth rate for North Africa’s economies throughout 2016, 0.3 percent...
The number of people beheaded in Saudi Arabia this year overtook the total for all of 2014 on Tuesday, despite activists...

World

More than 1,100 people have died in a major heatwave sweeping India, authorities said Wednesday, as forecasters warned...
Afghan police Wednesday ended an all-night Taliban siege of a guesthouse owned by a prominent political family, the latest...
Six high-ranking soccer officials, including two vice-presidents of world governing-body FIFA, were arrested by Swiss police...

Business

Mohamed Omran, Chairman of the Egyptian Stock Exchange
The Egyptian Exchange is preparing to organize its second annual conference for stock market investments, labelling the...
 The board of Egypt's Medinet Nasr for Housing and Development (MNHD) has approved an offer from a unit of Saudi...
The total amount of wheat the Egyptian government has obtained for the production of subsidized bread stands at 4.532...

Science

On the occasion of the International Day of Action for Women's Health on May 28, the Egyptian Breast Cancer Foundation...
A sign is seen at an AstraZeneca site in Macclesfield, central England May 19, 2014.
 
AstraZeneca's (AZN.L) hopes of topping $45 billion in revenue by 2023 have been dealt a blow by a problem with an...
The team responsible for the Solar Impulse 2 plane announced it was delaying a trip planned for Monday because of...

Arts

Binge drinking among young people has increased in many countries in recent years.
"James Bond" and "Mad Men"... According to a recent British study, movies and television series in which...
Muslims slaughtering sacrifial sheep during first day of Eid al-Adha, Nuba, 26 October 2012.
Nubians are celebrating the launch of the first alphabetical dictionary of their ancient language in Saudi Arabia.  ...
 B.B. King performs at the 32nd annual B.B. King Homecoming concert
Nevada officials said on Monday they would conduct a homicide investigation into the death of B.B. King who died this month...

Living

The world's poorest nations are receiving less than a third of development aid, and this support is waning
 
 
 
he world's poorest nations, the bulk of which are in sub-Saharan Africa, are receiving less than a third of development...
Poachers have killed nearly half of Mozambique's elephants for their ivory in the past five years, the US based Wildlife...
Powerwave Battle Roping fitness class at Crunch is seen in this 2013 handout photo in New York.
 
Battle ropes, the thick and heavy ropes that look as if they could tether a ship to shore, have become go-to fitness tools...