Businessman Naguib Sawiris
Egyptian telecommunication mogul Naguib Sawiris said Tuesday that The Wall Street Journal deliberately misquoted his views on the Egyptian government’s security strategy during a recent interview.  ... Wednesday, 26 November, 2014 - 12:13
Ambulances and fire engines outside Menouf train station following deadly blast that killed three.
A large fire broke out on Wednesday at the main electric station of Fayyoum governorate. Fire engines, as well as armed forces’, helicopters arrived to extinguish the fire. The Fayyoum security department was... Wednesday, 26 November, 2014 - 12:05
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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) estimates that Egypt's budget deficit will reach about 11 percent of GDP in 2014/15, as measures yielding about 2.5 percent of GDP have already been approved. "Policy... Wednesday, 26 November, 2014 - 12:03
Salafi Front leader Khaled Saeed
The government’s Islamist opponents said they are starting preparations for their massive protests planned for Friday as of dawn as security authorities raised their alert to the highest degree, vowing to harshly... Wednesday, 26 November, 2014 - 11:43
Businessman Naguib Sawiris
Ambulances and fire engines outside Menouf train station following deadly blast that killed three.
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Salafi Front leader Khaled Saeed


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...


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...
U.S. President Barack Obama (L) embraces Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel after announcing Hagel's resignation at the White House in Washington, November 24, 2014.
US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel resigned on Monday, leaving under pressure as President Barack Obama faces critical national security challenges,...


Orascom Development Holding is evaluating the sale of 10–15 percent of its subsidiary, Orascom Hotels and Development (OHD), to reactivate its trading on the Egyptian Exchange (EGX) given the recovery of the Egyptian economy and the increased...


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...
Actor Ahmed Rateb travelled to Morocco accompanied by co-stars of Zan'et Regala drama, a work that willl participate in the ninth session of the...

Life Style

 Yellow and green zucchini are seen on sale at Chino Farm in Rancho Santa Fe, California May 15, 2012.
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...