A Chinese worker welds steel rebar at a construction site in Nanjing, capital of east China's Jiangsu province, 21 April 2006.
Egypt will impose an eight percent import tariff on rebar, reinforced steel bars, for three years, the trade ministry said in a statement on Sunday, extending temporary tariffs introduced last year. The statement said... Sunday, 19 April, 2015 - 14:13
© AFP/File | Portraits of the victims of the Port Said Stadium are seen as Supporters of Egypt's Al-Ahly football club gather in Mokhtar El-Tetsh Stadium in Cairo, on February 1, 2014, to mark the second anniversary of the deadly riot
 
 
 
An Egyptian court on Sunday took a step towards imposing the death penalty on 11 men for involvement in deadly football stadium violence in 2012, in a court session shown on television. The judge referred the sentencing... Sunday, 19 April, 2015 - 13:41
The prosecution's evidence in a trial this month of 51 alleged Muslim Brotherhood supporters in Egypt relied on the testimony of one police officer, Human Rights Watch said on Sunday. HRW said the prosecution had... Sunday, 19 April, 2015 - 13:17
The North Cairo Criminal Court began on Saturday the trial of 16 suspects from the Muslim Brotherhood and the White Knights group, who face charges of violence, rioting and arson during a football match between Zamalek... Sunday, 19 April, 2015 - 12:55
A Chinese worker welds steel rebar at a construction site in Nanjing, capital of east China's Jiangsu province, 21 April 2006.
© AFP/File | Portraits of the victims of the Port Said Stadium are seen as Supporters of Egypt's Al-Ahly football club gather in Mokhtar El-Tetsh Stadium in Cairo, on February 1, 2014, to mark the second anniversary of the deadly riot
 
 
 

Egypt

White taxi drivers protest in front of headquarters of Ministers Cabinet, Cairo, 25 September 2012.
In an attempt to counter the greed of taxi drivers in Mansoura, activists called on people to walk on Monday instead of...
Temperatures are expected to increase on Monday with warm weather prevailing on the northern coasts and hot temperatures in...
Employees of the American University in Cairo (AUC) began a strike on Sunday, after the administration frequently stepped...

Middle East/North Africa

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei told military commanders on Sunday the United States had created the "...
Yemen's government has rejected a four-point peace plan for the country that Iran submitted to the United Nations, a...




AFP/Mohammed Abed - Palestinian Baha Obeid (L) and his cousin Mohamed Obeid paddle on their makeshift boat made of plastic bottles on April 18, 2015 at the port of Gaza City


 






 


 
With little to do and nowhere to go, five Palestinians stuck in the Israeli-blockaded Gaza Strip came up with a plan: make a...

World

Nineteen people were killed in Thursday night’s attack on a Cameroonian village by Nigeria-based Boko Haram militants...
Voters are tipped to oust Finland's pro-European and pro-NATO prime minister in Sunday's election and put in power...
Thousands of people marched in Berlin, Munich and other German cities on Saturday in protest against a planned free trade...

Business

Egypt's main stock index slipped in early trade on Sunday, partly because of Juhayna Food Industries, which may face...
Egypt's state grain buyer, the General Authority for Supply Commodities (GASC), said on Saturday it had bought 300,000...
General Petroleum Authority
Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC) revealed on Friday a bid to import four shipments of diesel oil (768,000 tons...

Arts

Ringo Starr, former member of the Beatles, plays the drums during a performance in New York's Bryant Park as part of the Good Morning America concert series, June 17, 2005. Starr has agreed for the first time to release his Capitol/EMI solo catalog online, including 1970's
 
Former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a solo artist on Saturday - the last...
Naguib Mahfouz
The friendship between Awad Bahr, the manager of Ali Baba cafe, and the deceased Nobel-laureate Naguib Mahfouz started when...
50 first dates movie poster
For 94-year-old Louise Irving, who suffers from dementia, waking up every day to a video with a familiar face and a familiar...

Living

The first Field Marshal's Bicorne of the Duke of Wellington is seen at the Wellington Museum, upon its delivery in Waterloo
As Britain prepares to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, a survey shows that many Britons know...
Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, carries her son Prince George alongside her husband Prince William as they visit the Sensational Butterflies exhibition at the Natural History Museum in London, July 2, 2014.
 
Prince William's new baby, due later this month, will join the long line of second children born one step from the...
Twins Almedina (L) and Ajla Djulic pose for a portrait in a primary school in Buzim April 10, 2015.
 
(Reuters) - When Nedzib Vucelj's wife Emira gave birth to twins at the height of the Bosnian war, it was impossible to...

Science

Mickey Mouse posing for a picture with a visitor in Disneyland theme park.
An outbreak of measles that popped up at Disneyland in late December soon spread to six other U.S. states, Mexico and Canada...
Cigarettes on sale in a store. Reuters/archive
 


 
 

 
Electronic cigarette use among US middle and high school students tripled in 2014 while cigarette use fell to record lows,...
St. Mina archaeological site 
Egyptian archaeological sites listed on the World Heritage List will allow all visitors, including Egyptians and foreigners...