A fact-finding committee formed by former interim president Adly Mansour concluded on Wednesday that police acted legally when they used force to disperse sit-ins loyal to deposed president Mohamed Morsy in 2013.... Wednesday, 26 November, 2014 - 13:39
Building collapses in Matartiya, east of Cairo, leaving ten dead
Ahmed, a man in his twenties, describes the very first moments of the collapse of Matariya building saying, “We felt like an earthquake hit the area. Only a few moments, dust came out from Asfour street, as if it... Wednesday, 26 November, 2014 - 13:28
Egypt opened the Rafah border crossing on Wednesday to allow thousands of stranded Palestinians to return to Gaza but the frontier will remain closed to traffic going the other way, Palestinian and Egyptian border... Wednesday, 26 November, 2014 - 13:14
Egypt’s Irrigation Minister Hossam Moghazy said Tuesday that the deadline has been extended to mid-December for six international consultancy firms who are expected to submit their technical and financial offers... Wednesday, 26 November, 2014 - 13:07
Building collapses in Matartiya, east of Cairo, leaving ten dead

News

The Environment Ministry is looking to boost river transport up to 25 percent by establishing infrastructure and limiting negative and environmental impacts of transferring merchandise via the Nile river, according to Minister Khaled Fahmy. In...

World

A military vehicle and people pass site of an explosion at a police station in Kano November 15, 2014.
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Two female suicide bombers killed at least 44 people on Tuesday in Nigeria's northeastern city of Maiduguri, at the heart of a militant Islamist...
Policemen clear a protest site on the main Nathan Road, which was occupied by pro-democracy protesters for weeks, at Mongkok district in Hong Kong November 26, 2014.
Hong Kong police cleared activists from one of the largest protest sites in the city on Wednesday and arrested Joshua Wong and Lester Shum, two of...
 A special ambulance containing an Italian doctor with Ebola arrives at the Lazzero Spallanzani hospital in Rome early on November 25, 2014 after an Boeing KC-767 delivered him to the military airport of Pratica di Mare
 
 
 
A doctor who has become the first Italian to contract Ebola arrived in Rome Tuesday from Sierra Leone for specialist treatment in an infectious...

Economy

Kellogg Co, the world's biggest breakfast cereal maker, has offered 908.5 million Egyptian pounds ($127 million) for Egyptian cake and biscuit maker Bisco Misr, setting up a likely bidding war with a UAE investment company. UAE-based Abraaj...

Culture

singer Sabah 
Lebanese diva Sabah died Wednesday morning in Beirut, her business manager, Joseph Gharib, told Al-Masry Al-Youm.   Gharib said funeral...
The American Neighborhood is one of the old slums in the city of Tripoli in the northern part of the beloved Lebanon. It was named so when the...
Cast member Jennifer Lawrence poses at the premiere of ''The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1'' in Los Angeles, California November 17, 2014. The movie opens in the U.S. on November 21.
"The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1" tallied US$123 million in ticket sales to top weekend box office charts and score the year's...

Life Style

 Yellow and green zucchini are seen on sale at Chino Farm in Rancho Santa Fe, California May 15, 2012.
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Growing up among rows of purple haze carrots, delicate Mara des Bois strawberries and corn sweet enough to eat raw, Makoto Chino might have been one...
People exercise beside the Chao Phraya river in Bangkok.
Exercising three times a week reduces the odds of developing depression by around 16 percent, scientists said on Wednesday -- and for every extra...
French Ambassador to New Zealand Laurent Contini (L) speaks to Phyllis (Pippa) Doyle prior to presenting her Knight of the National Order of the Legion of Honour award in Auckland on November 25, 2014
 
 
 
A World War II heroine who parachuted behind German lines on "perilous" spy missions, but was so modest she only told her children about it...