dollar vs Egyptian pound
Egypt's pound weakened toLE 7.43 per dollar from LE7.39 at a central bank auction on Monday, the weakest level it has been allowed to reach since auctions began in December 2012. It was the sixth consecutive... Monday, 26 January, 2015 - 14:15
Human Rights Watch slammed Egyptian security forces after at least 23 protesters died and another 97 were injured, according to the latest Health Ministry count, during demonstrations marking the fourth anniversary of... Monday, 26 January, 2015 - 13:59
Anti-government protesters throw stones at pro-government protesters and police vehicles as police arrives to prevent anti-government protesters from entering Tahrir square in Cairo January 25, 2015. Three people were killed during pro-democracy protests in Egypt and a bomb wounded two policemen on Sunday, the anniversary of the 2011 uprising that toppled autocrat Hosni Mubarak, security sources said. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih
 


 
 

 
The Health Ministry has now counted 23 deaths as the final toll of a day of violence between protesters and police on the fourth anniversary of the 2011 uprising. Those include the one fallen police officer,... Monday, 26 January, 2015 - 13:44
The European Commission launches a controversial bid to compel internet giants such as Google or Facebook to give users more control over their personal data or face fines. (AFP Photo/Leon Neal)
A Turkish court has ordered Facebook to block a number of pages deemed insulting to the Prophet Mohammad, threatening to stop access to the whole social networking site if it does not comply, local media reported. The... Monday, 26 January, 2015 - 12:31
dollar vs Egyptian pound
Anti-government protesters throw stones at pro-government protesters and police vehicles as police arrives to prevent anti-government protesters from entering Tahrir square in Cairo January 25, 2015. Three people were killed during pro-democracy protests in Egypt and a bomb wounded two policemen on Sunday, the anniversary of the 2011 uprising that toppled autocrat Hosni Mubarak, security sources said. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih
 


 
 

 
The European Commission launches a controversial bid to compel internet giants such as Google or Facebook to give users more control over their personal data or face fines. (AFP Photo/Leon Neal)

News

Zamalek ultras
White Knights Ultras, fans of Zamalek Club, explained its call on members to gather outside the club Monday at 2 pm to support the team before its match with Ahly Club.   In a statement published on Facebook on Sunday, the group said,...

World

1 OF 14. Head of radical leftist Syriza party Tsipras speaks after winning elections in Athens, January 25, 2015.
 
 Greece's leftwing Syriza appeared on course to trounce the ruling conservatives in Sunday's snap election and could win the absolute...
A militia stands guard in front of the entrance to the 17 February militia camp after Libyan irregular forces clashed with them in the eastern city of Benghazi 16 May 2014. 
A new round of talks between rival Libyan factions will take place in Geneva on Monday, the United Nations said, even as gunmen kidnapped the...




AFP/AFP/File - Palestinian fishermen rest at the seaport in Gaza city on January 11, 2015





 



 




 
A ministerial committee in Hamas-controlled and Israeli-blockaded Gaza announced plans on Sunday to ready the enclave's sole seaport to...

Economy

Egypt's central bank governor, Hisham Ramez revealed that the CBE will repay US$1 billion in the form of bonds due in 4Q15 during the current year, which is the remaining amount of the Qatari’s debt, financial newspaper Al-Mal ...

Culture

Actress Yousra offering condolences over death of Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdel Aziz at the Saudi embassy, Cairo, 26 January, 2015.
Actress Yousra offered condolences on Sunday at the Saudi embassy in Cairo over the death of Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdel Aziz, who died early on...
An anti-Morsy protester waves an Egyptian flag as a military helicopter passes over Tahrir square during a protest to support the army in Cairo 26 July 2013.
Actor Amr Waked Hany Adel and Adham al-Saeed, members from the band Wust al-Balad Writer Mohamed Hefzy Actress Jihan Fadel and her husband Amr...
Director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu accepts the Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures award for 'Birdman' onstage during the 26th Annual Producers Guild Of America Awards in Los Angeles, on January 24, 2015
Dark comedy "Birdman" took home best movie at the Producers Guild Awards Saturday, boosting its status ahead of the much-anticipated Oscars...

Life Style

© AFP | Miss Colombia Paulina Vega is crowned Miss Universe 2014 during the 63rd Annual MISS UNIVERSE Pageant at Florida International University on January 25, 2015 in Miami, Florida
 
 
 
Colombia's Paulina Vega was crowned Miss Universe Sunday, beating out contenders from the United States, Ukraine, Jamaica and The Netherlands at...
© AFP / by Haitham El-Tabei | Egyptian members of the Go Bike group take part in a bicycle ride in Cairo, on December 27, 2014
 
 
 
Yasmine Mahmoud cuts a defiant figure as she weaves her bicycle through the chaotic streets of Cairo, a place where few women dare to pedal. Every...
A worker from St Mary's Lacor hospital disinfects villagers during an earlier Ebola outbreak in Uganda. Seven doctors and 13 health workers at Kampala's Mulago hospital are in quarantine after "at least one or two cases" were taken there, with one later dying from the virus.
  A British nurse who had been critically ill with Ebola after working in Sierra Leone has been discharged from a London hospital after making a...