A church source speaking on condition of anonymity said security services have taken strict measures around the St. Mark Cathedral in Abbasiya and all other churches in anticipation of demonstrations on Friday that were... Thursday, 27 November, 2014 - 19:10
Egypt's central bank held its main interest rates steady at a policy meeting on Thursday but said softening growth in emerging markets and mounting concerns about the global economy could pose a threat to the... Thursday, 27 November, 2014 - 18:41
Alexandria Court for Urgent Matters dismissed a case demanding banning religious parties from running in the upcoming parliamentary elections, citing a lack of jurisdiction.    The lawsuit, filed by Tarek... Thursday, 27 November, 2014 - 17:40
The April 6 Youth Movement said Wednesday it was not going to partake in the 28 November protests called for by Islamist opponents of the government, saying the slogans adopted by proponents of the demonstrations are at... Thursday, 27 November, 2014 - 17:29

News

The Cairo Traffic Department decided to close the Al-Azhar tunnel from 10 pm Thursday until 7 am Saturday.
The Cairo Traffic Department decided to close the Al-Azhar tunnel from 10 pm Thursday until 7 am Saturday. Cars coming from Salah Salem Street to Opera Square will have to take the al-Gaafary Bridge then al-Azhar Street to Opera Square.  ...

World

Palestinian Raya celebrates recording longest broadcast
A local Palestinian radio station is targeting a Guinness World Record after making the longest broadcast.   Rayafm’s Talaat Elwy...
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Israel's Shin Bet security service said it had arrested 30 members of the group in September, some of whom had received weapons and explosives...
Demonstrators shout 'Hands up, don't shoot,' while protesting the killing of unarmed black teen Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri 20 August 2014.
The streets of Ferguson, Missouri were mostly quiet overnight after two days of racially charged unrest sparked by a grand jury decision not to...

Economy

Giant information technology projects are to be carried out via public and private sectors partnerships (PPP) worth of from LE500 million to LE7 billion, according to Minister of Communication and Information Technology Atef Helmy.   In...

Culture

Actress Menna Shalaby joined TV series “Haret al-Yahoud” (Jews' Quarter) along with the actor Eyad Nassar, said producer Gamal al-Adl...
A pile of books
David Baldacci's newest thriller, "The Escape," made the U.S best-seller list on Wednesday, knocking Stephen King's "Revival...
Lebanese critic Mohamed Hegazy, who was a close friend to deceased Lebanese singer and actress Sabah, has revealed that she attempted suicide more...

Life Style

Women hold placards during a march and rally in east London promoting Islamic law
  The Law Society of England and Wales's withdrawal of guidance on sharia (Islamic law) wills is a "great victory", but more than...
Packets of M&M's chocolates are seen at the production line of candy and chocolate maker Mars Chocolate France's plant
In a new study, people who ate chocolate a few times per week or more weighed less than those who rarely indulged in the sweet. The finding doesn...
A group of young people performing stretching exercises after sunset.  
CONFIDENCE The dictionary defines it as trust or faith, being sure. I believe it means feeling good about yourself, especially in regard to...