Egyptian Coptic Christians arrive with their belongings to take refuge at the Evangelical Church in the Suez Canal city of Ismailiya on February 25, 2017 (AFP Photo/STRINGER)
 
Anonymous people wrote phrases and slogans bearing the name of "Islamic State" (IS) terrorist groups on the walls at Al-Mamar Square in Ismailia, as well as on the walls of the Coptic Christian cemetery of the... Monday, 27 February, 2017 - 13:36
violence in Tahrir Square on January 25, 2015
Cairo Criminal Court sentenced on Sunday 212 defendants to 10 years in prison over committing violent acts in 2014, on the third anniversary of the January 25 revolution of 2011, MENA reported. MENA reported as well the... Monday, 27 February, 2017 - 13:27
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi
An Egyptian member of Parliament started collecting signatures of other MPs on Sunday for a petition to amend the Constitution to extend the president's time in office.   Al-Masry Al-Youm obtained a copy... Monday, 27 February, 2017 - 11:51
Leaders of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan
Addis Ababa has completed 56 percent of the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, announced Ethiopian Minister of Communications and Information Technology Debretsion Gebremichael.  The dam will... Monday, 27 February, 2017 - 11:16
Egyptian Coptic Christians arrive with their belongings to take refuge at the Evangelical Church in the Suez Canal city of Ismailiya on February 25, 2017 (AFP Photo/STRINGER)
 
violence in Tahrir Square on January 25, 2015
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi
Leaders of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan

Egypt

A significant yet temporary temperature increase is expected on Tuesday, according to meteorologists.   Warm weather...
Police forces securing a church in Alexandria, December 29,2011, before new year's mass.
Less than a week has passed since the terrorist "Islamic State" (IS) group declared responsibility over the...
A worker feeds chickens as classical music by Mozart play in the background at Kee Song Brothers' drug-free poultry farm in Yong Peng, in Malaysia's southern state of Johor April 16, 2015.
 
The Agriculture Ministry will commence an urgent plan to protect 250 million birds that are being bred domesticaly in houses...

Middle East/North Africa

The Syrian army and its allies made a sudden advance on Saturday and Sunday into areas held by Islamic State in northwest...
An Israeli health official says Israel's hospitals will stop treating Syrian patients in non-emergency cases beginning...
A new military strategy to meet President Donald Trump's demand to "obliterate" the Islamic State group is...

World

A source from the opposition Labour Party in the Lords, where the ruling Conservatives do not have a majority, said...
German nationals Jurgen Kantner and his wife Sabine Merz pictured in Berbera, Somalia on May 5, 2009 (Mustafa Abdi / AFP File photo). A video posted by the extremist Abu Sayyaf group, which was monitored by SITE, showed German hostage Jurgen Kantner being killed by a knife-wielding man. The video appeared to confirm preliminary reports received by Philippine government officials that the mercenary group had slain Kantner.
The Philippines-based militant group Abu Sayyaf posted a video on Monday showing the beheading of a man identified as a...
A man replaces a broken piece of a tombstone at the Jewish Mount Carmel Cemetery, February 26, 2017, in Philadelphia, PA (Dominick Reuter / AFP).
 
Vandals have broken and overturned more than 500 gravestones at another Jewish cemetery, this time in Philadelphia, the...

Business

China's flag
President Donald Trump declared China the "grand champions" of currency manipulation on Thursday, just hours after...
International Cooperation Minister Sahar Nasr
Minister of International Cooperation Sahar Nasr met on Wednesday with a delegation from the Industrial and Commercial Bank...
The Ministry of Manpower's labor representative office in Saudi Arabia, located at the Egyptian Consulate in Jeddah,...

Science

The number of deadly heroin overdoses in the United States more than quadrupled from 2010 to 2015, a federal agency said on...
Gaining traction: Smart glasses will represent 11% of the market. 
Dust off your Google Glass Explorer editions, according to new data, smart glasses is where the smart money will be in the...
Smartphones are revolutionising the diagnosis and treatment of illnesses, thanks to add-ons and apps that make their...

Arts

Mahershala Ali poses with the Oscar for best actor in a supporting role on February 26, 2017 (Frederic J. Brown / AFP).
In a historic first last night, Muslim actor Mahershala Ali won an Oscar for best actor in a supporting role, as the...
Iran's "The Salesman," a drama about honor and revenge in a modern marriage, won the Oscar on Sunday for best...
Oscars statuette
On their way to this year's Oscars, Dev Patel searched for his Indian roots, Denzel Washington wrestled with racism as...

Living

Expedia's latest etiquette survey identified some annoying passenger habits. Photo: AFP
 
 
 
Keep your knees and feet to yourself. That’s the overarching message from Expedia’s latest etiquette survey...
A woman holding a baby on her back in the village of Zhongdong, where a group of 18 families live inside a natural cave.
High in the misty hills of southwestern China, an hour’s hike from any road, the lowing of livestock echoes through...
One of the most traditional gastronomic experiences in Japan is the omakase, the equivalent of a Western tasting menu, in...