A military helicopter flies over riot police standing guard outside a police academy on the outskirts of Cairo January 8, 2014. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
 


 
 

 
 A policeman in the Homeland Security branch was shot dead by unknown assailants in Menoufia to the north of the Egyptian capital in the early hours of Wednesday, a senior local security official said. The... Wednesday, 1 April, 2015 - 11:45
Seven Egyptian pharmaceutical companies have received permits to produce the equivalent of the hepatitis C cure Solvadi, said Assistant Health Minister Tarek Salman.   Two companies have already put their product... Wednesday, 1 April, 2015 - 11:19
 The United States announced on Tuesday it was lifting its hold on the supply of military equipment to Egypt, which was frozen when the military took power in Cairo nearly two years ago. The White House said... Wednesday, 1 April, 2015 - 09:14
Saudi troops clashed with Yemeni Houthi fighters on Tuesday in the heaviest exchange of cross-border fire since the start of a Saudi-led air offensive last week, while Yemen's foreign minister called for a rapid... Tuesday, 31 March, 2015 - 22:48
A military helicopter flies over riot police standing guard outside a police academy on the outskirts of Cairo January 8, 2014. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
 


 
 

 

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Turkey's Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan addresses members of parliament from his ruling AK Party (AKP) during a meeting at the Turkish parliament in Ankara 22 November 2011.
Most of the Arab and Islamist parliaments attending the Inter-Parliamentary Union's (IPU) 132nd session rejected the Turkish attempt to freeze Egypt’s membership and support the dissolved parliament of the Muslim Brotherhood, said chief of...

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Rights groups Wednesday lambasted a Thai military court for jailing a businessman for 25 years for making allegedly defamatory Facebook posts about...
© AFP/File | Palestinian flags fly on a square in the new Palestinian city of Rawabi, just north of Ramallah in the West Bank, August 6, 2013
 
 
 
Palestine formally joined the International Criminal Court on Wednesday, opening the door to the prosecution of Israelis for war crimes amid a...
Turkish riot police use tear gas to disperse demonstrators during a protest against the destruction of trees in a park brought about by a pedestrian project, in Taksim Square in central Istanbul May 31, 2013. REUTERS/Osman Orsal
Protesters clashed with Turkish police overnight in two Istanbul neighborhoods after far-left militants who took a prosecutor hostage in a courthouse...

Economy

workers at Egyptian Iron & Steel Co.
The majority of reinforcing steel and fertilizer plants in Egypt have halted operations as a natural gas shortage hits the country and supplies shrink from the national holding company.   Supplies from EGAS have sharply receded as the company...

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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...

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Waleed Sahwqy, for of Medicine for All Foundation
With the value of redundant medication estimated at LE1 billion annually, a pharmacist launched a campaign encouraging Egyptians to donate medicines...
according to ministry of supply at least 50% of people in Aswan city rely mainly on Al-Shamsi bread
Antiquities are not the only thing inherited from the ancient Egyptians; many cultural heirlooms are inseparable from modern Egyptian culture,...
A narrow street in the calm neighborhood of Zamalek leads you to a wider area where a blue banner reads Bahaa Eddin Qaraqosh Street, according to...