Egypt's foreign minister said on Tuesday that Egypt intends to host a conference that will allow "Syrian national groups" to express their opinion on Syria's future. Egypt hosted a meeting of the... Tuesday, 31 March, 2015 - 18:03
gypt's illicit gains authority announced on Tuesday it will appeal a court ruling acquitting former Interior Minister Habib al-Adly of graft charges amounting to 181 million Egyptian pounds. The Giza... Tuesday, 31 March, 2015 - 17:59
Saudi Arabia, allies launch air strikes in Yemen against Houthi fighters
The UN rights chief expressed alarm Tuesday at the situation in Yemen as Arab warplanes pounded the country for a sixth day, warning it appeared about to collapse. "The situation in Yemen is extremely alarming,... Tuesday, 31 March, 2015 - 17:27
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi receives Qatari emir Tamim bin Hamad at Sharm al-Sheikh airport
 Egypt's state news agency says Qatar has returned its ambassador to Cairo almost a month after recalling him in response to an Egyptian official accusing the tiny Gulf nation of supporting terrorism. The... Tuesday, 31 March, 2015 - 16:38
Saudi Arabia, allies launch air strikes in Yemen against Houthi fighters
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi receives Qatari emir Tamim bin Hamad at Sharm al-Sheikh airport

News

Sama al-Masry
A Dokki misdemeanor court sentenced Egyptian belly dancer Sama al-Masry Tuesday to 6 months in prison and a LE10,000 fine over insulting Zamalek Club Chief Mortada Mansour on satellite television. Samia Attia Hadaqa, known as Sama al-Masry, had been...

World

Iraqi troops aided by Shi'ite paramilitaries have driven Islamic State out of central Tikrit, Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi said on Tuesday, but...
Tourists stand near the temple of Parthenon atop the ancient site of the Athens Acropolis on a cold and windy day January 30, 2015. Greece will refuse the planned return of European Union and International Monetary Fund inspectors to the country since the new government rejects the 240-billion-euro bailout programme, a government official told Reuters on Friday.
Greece and its EU/IMF lenders failed to reach an initial deal to unlock aid after the creditors dismissed a package of reforms from Athens as...
Two people tried to run their vehicle through the National Security Agency's gates near Washington on Monday before guards at the spy agency...

Economy

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Egypt's main stock market index EGX30 inched up by 0.17 percent on Tuesday's session, reaching the record 9,134.78 points with a LE511 million turnover, the Egyptian Exchange data showed. The broader EGX70 index came down by 0.02 percent,...

Culture







South African comedian Trevor Noah is photographed during an interview. Trevor Noah, a 31-year-old comedian from South Africa who has contributed to "The Daily Show" a handful of times during the past year, will become Jon Stewart's replacement as host, Comedy Central announced Monday March 30, 2015. Noah was chosen a little more than a month after Stewart unexpectedly announced he was leaving "The Daily Show" following 16 years as the show's principal voice. (AP Photo/Bongiwe Mchunu-The Star) SOUTH AFRICA OUT NO SALES NO ARCHIVE





 





 
The choice of South African comic Trevor Noah as Jon Stewart's replacement on "The Daily Show" advances an intriguing new trend of late...
A gallery assistant holds a 2-pound coin with the new portrait of Britain's Queen Elizabeth following it's unveiling at the National Portrait Gallery in London March 2, 2015.
Staff at Windsor Castle, one of the residences of Britain's Queen Elizabeth, are considering withdrawing some services to tourists such as guided...
Actress Abeer Sabry
Scenarist Ahmed Atef has announced that the shooting of his new series "Neswan Qadera" (Capable Women) will start within a few days. This...

Life Style

People exercise beside the Chao Phraya river in Bangkok 24 September 2014.
 The intensive care unit is a last frontier for physical therapy: It's hard to exercise patients hooked to ventilators. Some hospitals do...
A new study says eating apples don’t necessarily help keep you healthy
 
An apple a day doesn't necessarily keep the doctor away. That's according to proverb-busting research that found daily apple eaters had just...
In this March 26, 2015, file photo, U.S. astronaut Scott Kelly, right, crew member of the mission to the International Space Station, ISS, poses through a safety glass with his brother, Mark Kelly, also an astronaut after a news conference in Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. NASA Administrator Charles Bolden told Scott Kelly on Monday, March 30, 2015, that he almost had a heart attack when his identical twin showed up launch morning without his usual mustache late last week.
 Astronaut Scott Kelly's identical twin pulled a fast one on NASA right before his brother blasted off on a one-year space station mission....