Fathy Shaaban, a 33-year-old police corporal was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Beni Suef on Thursday while he was riding his motorcycle close to the entrance of the Beba village. He died on the spot, while the... Friday, 22 May, 2015 - 14:55
Moussa talking to Peres
A short conversation took place between former Arab League Secretary General Amr Moussa and former Israeli President Shimon Peres at the Davos Economic Forum for the Middle East and North Africa in the Dead Sea, Jordan... Friday, 22 May, 2015 - 14:30
Egyptian prime minister Ibrahim Mahlab.
The presidency began assessing the performance of the ministers of Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb's Cabinet in preparation for a comprehensive reshuffle within days, before the second year of President Abdel Fattah... Friday, 22 May, 2015 - 14:11
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Two soldiers were wounded on Thursday evening when a planted bomb exploded in an armored security vehicle during a raid on terrorist cells in Sheikh Zuweid.   Mohamed Gomaa Mohamed, 20, and Ahmed Ramadan Saeed, 21... Friday, 22 May, 2015 - 14:04
Moussa talking to Peres
Egyptian prime minister Ibrahim Mahlab.
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Egypt

The Student Union of Ain Shams University’s Faculty of Engineering issued a statement entitled “A Colleague of...
Hot weather
Hot weather is expected on Saturday in the north and very hot in the south.   Low visibility from morning mist in the...
Egyptian football star Mohamed abu Treika
The Justice Ministry has assigned Misr Travel to manage seven travel agencies owned by football player Mohamed Abu Treika in...

Middle East/North Africa

 The Syrian city of Palmyra is famed for its 2,000 year-old ruins and UNESCO has called for the immediate withdrawal of military forces from the ancient oasis city
 
 
 
Islamic State fighters tightened their grip on the historic Syrian city of Palmyra on Thursday and overran Iraqi...
Crew stand on the deck of the Royal Navy nuclear-powered submarine HMS Astute near the Skye bridge off the Isle of Skye, northwest Scotland October 22, 2010.
 
A senior US official is in Israel to discuss the possibility of a compromise that would keep alive the idea of someday...
A Saudi artillery unit fires shells towards Houthi positions from the Saudi border with Yemen
Saudi shells hit an international humanitarian aid office in northern Yemen, killing five Ethiopian refugees and wounding...

World

© AFP / by Conor Barrins | Pedestrians walk past a mural in favour of same-sex marriage in Dublin on May 21, 2015
 
 
 
Ireland goes to the polls on Friday to vote on whether same-sex marriage should be legal, in a referendum that has exposed...
5. Al Shabaab soldiers sit outside a building during patrol along the streets of Dayniile district in Southern Mogadishu, March 5, 2012.
Al Shabaab militants attacked a village in the northeastern Kenyan county of Garissa, the ministry of interior said on...
Street battles and gunfire erupted again in the capital on Thursday as protesters against President Pierre Nkurunziza...

Business

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Egypt's market main index EGX30 jumped 8.25 percent in this week, after the government had put on hold a new tax on...
The construction works at the KIMA 2 factory in Aswan, which was estimated to cost LE5 billion, and the development of the...
Abdel Nour meets World Bank delegation
Trade and Industry Minister Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour said the World Bank has agreed to a grant of $5 million to provide...

Science

Obesity
Merely recommending a calorie-counting app to overweight people and giving them access to it on their phones does not lead...
Russia's media watchdog has written to Google, Twitter and Facebook warning them against violating Russian Internet laws...
Olysio
Health Ministry Undersecretary in Qalyubia Dr. Mohamed Lachin said the Hepatitis C drug “Olysio,” which is an...

Arts

The 2B Continued Lab and Festival
Back with its 6th edition, the 2B Continued Lab and Festival aims to add to the performing arts scene in Cairo through...
 
“Reflections on Islamic Art,” published in November 2011, pairs art from Doha’s monumental Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) with creative writing from twenty-seven internationally acclaimed authors. 
Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi issued on Thursday a decision approving a 50 million Egyptian pound grant from...
A picture of David Letterman hangs outside the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York, Wednesday, May 20, 2015. After 33 years and 6,028 broadcasts of his late-night show, David Letterman is retiring. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
 David Letterman ended his 33-year career as a late-night television host Wednesday, ushered into retirement by four...

Living

© AFP/File | A California man who posted thousands of sexually explicit photos of men and women on a "revenge porn" website was jailed for 18 years in what was described as the first case of its kind in US criminal history
 
 
 
 With jobs scarce and time on their hands, some tech-savvy Gazans have found a new way to make money - hacking Internet...
A woman holds her stomach at the last stages of her pregnancy in Bordeaux April 28, 2010.
 
Norway ranks as the world's best place to be a mother, well ahead of the United States, which dropped to the 33rd spot...
A Japanese town notorious for killing dolphins may set up a dolphin breeding farm after zoos and aquariums decided to stop...