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
Sweden has declared a grant of more than LE85 million for activities that ensure gender equality and women rights in the Middle East and North Africa over the next three years, according to a joint statement by the... Thursday, 27 November, 2014 - 17:21
Egyptians queue with their cars at a petrol station, Cairo, January 16, 2012 amid fears of an oil shortage.
Egypt expects to spend 25 percent less than budgeted for on fuel subsidies this fiscal year due to a fall in crude oil prices, a top oil ministry official said on Thursday, offering help to the government's efforts... Thursday, 27 November, 2014 - 16:25
Egyptians queue with their cars at a petrol station, Cairo, January 16, 2012 amid fears of an oil shortage.

News

Egypt's national football team training
Egypt has fallen in FIFA November rankings by 22 slots to 60th, with the top ten standings slightly changed, the international soccer governing body said Thursday.   The decline comes after the Egyptian team, the six-time African Cup champion,...

World

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...
Public services ground to a halt in Greece on Thursday as unions launched a general strike in protest at more austerity planned in the coming year....
 DPA/AFP | Unemployment in Germany fell in November as the labour market continues to shrug off weak growth, figures show
Unemployment in Germany fell in November as the labour market continues to shrug off weak growth, official data showed on Thursday. The number of...

Economy

The Egyptian stock exchange on Thursday closed on a positive note for the third consecutive session at a turnover of LE687 million.   The market's main index EGX30 rose 0.99 percent to 9,3255.95 points in a total turnover of LE687 million...

Culture

Lebanese critic Mohamed Hegazy, who was a close friend to deceased Lebanese singer and actress Sabah, has revealed that she attempted suicide more...
Mamdouh Eldamaty Egyptian Minister of Antiquities speaks during a news conference in Alexandria on 19 October 2014.
Eight months after the signing of a memorandum of understanding between Egypt and the United States in order to protect Egyptian antiquities and...
Under the slogan of “I want theater,” Stand-up Comedian Ali Qandil has called for allocating one of the state’s abandoned theaters...

Life Style

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...
1 OF 14. A group of Beltsville Small White turkeys spend time in a field at the farm of Julie Gauthier in Wake Forest, North Carolina, November 20, 2014.
 A tiny but growing number of the 46 million turkeys destined to be eaten in American this Thanksgiving can trace their lineage to the birds...