Egypt's central bank widened the band in which banks can trade dollars to 10 piasters above or below the official rate, up from 3 piasters, bankers said on Thursday, prompting the lenders' dollar rates to fall... Thursday, 29 January, 2015 - 14:00
A number of lawyers and partisans warned of the Interior Ministry's approach in dealing with peaceful demonstrations, and citizens at police stations saying it would lead to the outbreak of a new revolution.  ... Thursday, 29 January, 2015 - 12:39
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at the United Nations European headquarters in Geneva, 11 May 2011. 
The United Nations has expressed concern over the recent standoff between Israel and Lebanese militia Hezbollah after a missile strike claimed by Hezbollah killed two Israeli soldiers who were part of a military convoy... Thursday, 29 January, 2015 - 11:08
The Muslim Brotherhood formed an undercover trained organization to carry out bombings and terrorize citizens, Nour Party spokesman Sherief Taha claimed in a statement.   Taha stressed that the Muslim Brotherhood... Thursday, 29 January, 2015 - 11:04
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at the United Nations European headquarters in Geneva, 11 May 2011. 

News

Egyptian scientist Ahmed Hanafy Ramadan wins best doctoral dissertation award
The Technical University of Munich awarded the Egyptian scientist Ahmed Hanafy Ramadan prize of the best doctoral dissertation on modeling and design of single-molecule devices.   Born in Cairo, Ramadan received his Bachelor's of Science in...

World

Mazen Alotaibi listens to comments by his defense attorney during jury selection in Las Vegas on Oct. 23, 2013. | AP
A Saudi Air Force sergeant convicted in the rape of a 13-year-old boy at a Las Vegas casino hotel was sentenced on Wednesday to 35 years to life in...
1 OF 20. Hostages run past a police officer (C) near Lindt Cafe in Martin Place in central Sydney December 16, 2014.
CREDIT: REUTERS/JASON REED
A hostage who died during a siege in a downtown Sydney cafe was killed when she was struck by fragments of a bullet fired from a police officer...
Libyan Red Crescent workers prepare parcels of food aid to be delivered to civilians fleeing violence in the eastern city of Benghazi, in Misrata November 4, 2014.
 
 A power struggle between two rival governments that threatens to tear Libya apart has started to take its toll on Misrata, an important...

Economy

The Egyptian Exchange (EGX)  management decided to consent the amendments approved by the indices committee during the semi-annual periodic review of the indices to be applied by the first of February. The periodic review provided on a number...

Culture

Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb has opened the 46th session of Cairo International Book Fair.   The opening was attended by Culture Minister Gaber...
Odeon Cinema will screen a special showing next Sunday evening of the documentary film “The Mulberry House” (Bayt al-Toot) at al-...
Islamic Preacher Amr Khaled
Islamic preacher Amr Khaled said that the hero of his new novel called “Rafy Barakat” does not depict himself, adding that the novel is...

Life Style

A trained climber treating the infested palm tree from the red palm weevil.
“Participating in one of the world’s largest palm date exhibitions in Abu Dhabi back in December and selling our local products to an...
On Dokki neighborhood streets, Amm Gaber, 45, roams among cars and traffic lights, holding a box, and shouts, "Freska! Freska! Oh, sweeter than...
A portrait of the Twitter logo in Ventura, California, 21 December 2013.
Twitter on Tuesday began rolling out new group chat and video features as it worked to ramp up use of the one-to-many messaging service. "...