The Wafd Party supreme board has decided to dismiss seven members affiliated to the Wafd Reform Current. These members had earlier been accepted by the party’s executive office to be appointed to the supreme board... Saturday, 30 May, 2015 - 15:21
Tunisian associations staged a protest on Friday outside the Egyptian embassy in Tunisia to condemn the referral of former Islamist President Mohamed Morsi and other Muslim Brotherhood members to Mufti to decide on... Saturday, 30 May, 2015 - 13:17
Mehleb
Senior informed sources have revealed that the state budget for the fiscal year 2015/16 has yet to be finalized, as the budget deficit is not yet settled.   Egypt's government, along with the Cabinet, are... Saturday, 30 May, 2015 - 13:08
Hunger-striking detainee Mohamed Soltan - Photo from 'Freedom for the Brave" Facebook page.
 


 
 

 
An Egyptian-American jailed in Egypt for nearly two years for involvement in the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood has been released and is headed for the United States, his family said on Saturday. Mohamed Soltan was among... Saturday, 30 May, 2015 - 12:44
Mehleb
Hunger-striking detainee Mohamed Soltan - Photo from 'Freedom for the Brave" Facebook page.
 


 
 

 

Egypt

© 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
 
 
 
The Port Said Criminal Court decided on Saturday to postpone the verdict against 73 suspects, in the lawsuit known as the...
The Cairo Court of Urgent Matters has decided to postpone the verdict which charges Qatar and Turkey with supporting...
Nice weather is expected to prevail on Sunday along the northern coasts, compared to moderate weather on the Delta and in...

Middle East/North Africa

A series of barrel bombs dropped from Syrian regime helicopters killed at least 45 civilians and wounded dozens Saturday in...
The Islamic State jihadist group has seized control of the airport in the city of Sirte after forces of a Tripoli-based...
Insurgents who captured the last government-held town in Syria's Idlib province celebrated inside on Friday and made...

World

US Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Saturday that China's island-building in the South China Sea was undermining...
Actor Dustin Diamond is seen during the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah January 21, 2007.
 
A Wisconsin jury late on Friday found actor Dustin Diamond, who played the nerdy Screech in the early '90s sitcom "...
Nigeria's military on Saturday repelled a Boko Haram attack on the key northeast city of Maiduguri that saw rocket-...

Business

Investment Minister Ashraf Salman
Investment Minister Ashraf Salman said the Cabinet has started negotiations with the Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait to...
Egypt's Investment Minister Ashraf Salman (Photo: Reuters)
Investment Minister Ashraf Salman has announced that the ministery is conducting a clearing and settlement with stock market...
Switzerland-based supply chain solutions provider Panalpina will acquire its Egyptian agent Afifi, a highly respected family...

Science

© AFP/File | A women walks down the street on October 19, 2006 in Chicago, Illinois
 
 
 
Obesity increases the risk for atrial fibrillation, a common heart rhythm disorder that can lead to blood clots, stroke and...
Air purifier
 
 
People with heart conditions may benefit from using indoor air purifiers, suggests a small study from China. While the study...
© AFP/File / by Wissam Keyrouz | Falling oil prices hinder global efforts to develop renewable energy sources, experts warned on January 17 at a conference in Abu Dhabi
 
 
 
The home solar project will install approximately 3,600 solar energy units in four governorates, namely Aswan, Luxor, Qena...

Arts

German composer Nils Frahm rehearses on stage at The Roundhouse in London, Britain May 25, 2015.
 
Three pianos, a wood pipe organ, a synthesizer and toilet brushes are the standard setup for a show by German experimental...
A bronze statue stands next to a gate in Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch in Los Olivos, California July 3, 2009.
 
The sprawling Neverland ranch in California once owned by the late pop star Michael Jackson is for sale for $100 million,...
James Bond legend Roger Moore, British actor Idris Elba
James Bond legend Roger Moore insisted Saturday he had said nothing racist about fellow British actor Idris Elba -- tipped...

Living

Supply Minister Khaled Hanafy
Ragab al-Attar, head of the spice dealers division at the Federation of Egyptian Chambers of Commerce (FEDCOC), revealed a...
Bali, Indonesia
PROVIDENCIALES, TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS MAUI, HAWAII ROATÁN, HONDURAS SANTORINI, GREECE KO TAO, THAILAND MADEIRA,...
Cairo's Merryland Park pictured in July 1963.
It was a symbol of a more liberal Egypt where young Muslims and Christians mingled under its leafy canopies, bands played...