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President Abdel Fattah El Sisi has hailed Egypt's relations with European Union states, adding that his planned visit to France and Italy is part of his efforts to restore Egypt's standing.Speaking to... Friday, 21 November, 2014 - 08:44
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South Sudanese President Salva Kiir Mayardit has arrived in Cairo on a two-day visit to Egypt.Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab received him at the airport.Flanked by a top-notch ministerial delegation, Kiir is expected to... Friday, 21 November, 2014 - 08:38
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on Thursday he was considering pardoning two of the three Al Jazeera journalists jailed in his country. The three journalists were sentenced to between seven and 10 years in... Thursday, 20 November, 2014 - 20:01
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Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi urged the United States and Europe on Thursday to help the Libyan army in its fight against Islamist militants now to save the country from requiring intervention on the scale of... Thursday, 20 November, 2014 - 19:58
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Clashes between protesters and security forces in Mohamed Mahmoud street, near Interior Ministry headquarters, Cairo, 19 November 2012. Hundreds of protesters were marking the first anniversary of Mohamed Mahmoud clashes, which left dozens of martyrs, and hundreds of injuries, and then clashes erupted, when protesters tried to scale the barrier, and began to destroy it, but riot forces threw stones at protesters, and fired tear gas and rubber bullets, then protesters throwing them with Molotov, which left dozens of injuries.
 A number of political parties and movements are scheduled to hold a conference on Thursday at al-Dostour party headquarters, to respond to what they called "random arrests' campaigns" that took place on Wednesday, during the...

World

Jordan arrested the deputy head of the country's Muslim Brotherhood on Thursday for criticising the UAE's move to designate the Islamist...
AFP | Factfile on the Philae probe
No trumpet sounded to mark the historic event -- instead, it was a hollow, springy plop which heralded last week's landing by the comet probe...
Palestinian protesters are chased by Israeli soldiers in Khalil, West Bank, February 24, 2012. Palestinian protesters organized two marches to mark the eighteenth anniversary of al-Harram al-Ibrahimi massacre, ant to demand Israeli authority to open Martyrs street, while Israeli forces dispersed the marches with tear gas, and nerves gas, which left dozens of injuries.
Israel's government has blamed president Mahmud Abbas for anti-Jewish violence in Jerusalem, but the Palestinian leader wields neither the...

Economy

Head of the Armed Forces' Engineering Authority Kamel el-Wazir said on Thursday that 122 million cubic meters have been dug at the newly-launched Suez Canal project so far.According to the preset schedule, we were supposed to finish only 104...

Culture

Egyptian actor and singer Bushra said she misses singing and is now working on a new album.   Bushra promises her fans the new album will be...
Campaign backing Iraqi poet Saady Youssef
Supporters of Iraqi poet Saady Youssef have launched a campaign to defend him after fellow Iraqi intellectuals called to burn his works...
AFP/File / by Michael Thurston | Actress Jennifer Lawrence arrives for the Los Angeles premiere of "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1," November 17, 2014
 Movie-goers worldwide will flock to see the new "Hunger Games" film this week, likely making it another blockbuster mega-hit -- even...

Life Style

by Prune Perromat | By harnessing her natural beauty to the phenomenal power of social media Kendall Jenner (front)is rapidly emerging as the most prominent of a new generation of supermodels
Her elder half-sister Kim Kardashian may have tried to "break the Internet" with a provocative nude photo shoot last week, but Kendall...
 AFP/File | Women in authority suffer more mental health problems than lower-status female employees, a US study shows
Women in authority appear to be more vulnerable to depression than their male counterparts, a study by sociologists in the United States said....
Leaking exams on social networking sites and the Internet and using cell phones in cheating pushed Yasmin Emam, a fourth year student at the Faculty...