UNESCO is marking on Sunday the International Day to End Impunity of Crimes against Journalists (IDEI) as the international organization’s data put the number of journalists killed on duty over the past decade at... Saturday, 1 November, 2014 - 10:23
The Egyptian presidency has formed four specialized advisory committees tackling societal, economic and political challenges facing the country.   The committees are Economy, External Affairs and National Security... Friday, 31 October, 2014 - 18:45
Dozens of Muslim Brotherhood supporters on Friday morning threw Molotov cocktails at a traffic checkpoint on Faisal street in Giza. A security source said the incident did not result in any injuries and that Central... Friday, 31 October, 2014 - 13:43
Minister of Communications Atef Helmy said he was not completely satisfied with the Internet services. “We must improve the service,” he told CBC.  He said that when he assumed office it was only two... Friday, 31 October, 2014 - 13:17

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Antiquities Minister Mamdouh al-Damaty reopens the Royal Jewelry in Alexandria 
Antiquities Minister Mamdouh Al-Damaty is studying the possibility of lighting the Akhnaton Museum in Minya with solar energy, he said in press statements on Thursday during a visit to the museum.   The minister added that the first phase of...

World

U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew attends a news conference with Portugal's Finance Minister Maria Luis Albuquerque at Finance Ministry in Lisbon, 8 January 2014.
US authorities are investigating London-based Standard Chartered Plc for potential US sanctions violations connected to its banking for Iranian-...
Palestinian worshipers pray outside the Dome of the Rock at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem during the first Friday prayers of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan on 12 July 2013.
Muslim worshippers over the age of 50 returned to pray at Al Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem's Old City on Friday, a day after Israeli authorities shut...
A protester wipes his face outside the parliament in Ouagadougou on 30 October 2014, as cars and documents burn outside.
Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore said on Thursday he would stay in power at the head of a transitional government until after elections,...

Economy

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has announced that it will send a mission to Egypt, led by chief Chris Jarvis on 11 November for Article IV discussions, according to a statement by the fund. "They will be there as usual for about two...

Culture

Antiquities Minister Mamdouh al-Damaty reopens the Royal Jewelry in Alexandria 
Antiquities Minister Mamdouh Al-Damaty is studying the possibility of lighting the Akhnaton Museum in Minya with solar energy, he said in press...
Screenshot from Jordanian movie "Theeb"
Encouraged by an Orizzonti Best Director award won at the 71st Venice Film Festival, the first international award for Jordanian cinema, observers...
Amr Waked at Winter Discontent premiere
Egyptian actor and film-maker Amr Waked, equally at home in Cairo and Hollywood, says the time is ripe for a host of other Arab stars to make it big...