The Egyptian pound continued to weaken on the black market on Sunday, piling more pressure on the central bank to devalue the currency even as the official rate against the dollar remained unchanged at an auction.... Sunday, 7 February, 2016 - 16:00
National Bank of Egypt
The National Bank of Egypt's investment arm has expressed an interest in CI Capital, a subsidiary of Commercial International Bank (CIB) which has accepted a LE1 billion Egyptian (US$128 million) bid from Orascom... Sunday, 7 February, 2016 - 14:45
Cairo Criminal Court has ordered former Interior Minister Habib al-Adly to be denied the disposal of his assets as part of a trial where he and 12 other officials from the ministry face accusations of illegally seizing... Sunday, 7 February, 2016 - 14:00
Banha University
Doctors at Banha University Hospital in Qalyubiya decided Saturday to suspend work in the maternity department after some colleagues said they were assaulted by a person who claimed to be a police officer.   Three... Sunday, 7 February, 2016 - 12:38
National Bank of Egypt
Banha University

Egypt

The red carpet on which President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s procession passed for several kilometers during a visit to 6...
Health Minister Ahmed Emad Eddine said that Egypt will celebrate the International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital...
Hisham Geneina
The House of Representatives has voted with a 54 percent majority against a proposal to postpone the formation of a fact-...

Middle East/North Africa

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) said on Sunday it was ready to send ground troops to Syria as part of an international...
Nabil Shurafa's travel agency in Gaza was once packed with clients booking flights to London, Paris, New York or cities...
An Israeli soldier was stabbed and lightly wounded in the southern city of Ashkelon on Sunday and the assailant was shot,...

World

As she walks along a dirt road in central Malawi, Louise Abale carries her precious maize wrapped in a brightly colored...
Islamic extremists have freed an Australian woman kidnapped last month in northern Burkina Faso, although her husband...
Rescuers in Taiwan pulled more people alive from a collapsed apartment tower on Sunday, a day after a strong earthquake...

Business

Finance Minister Hani Demian
Yields on Egypt's three-month treasury bills dropped while those on its nine-month bills rose at Sunday's auction,...
As oil and gas companies cut ever-deeper into the bone to weather their worst downturn in decades, boards have adopted...
 Palm Hills
Palm Hills, Egypt's second-largest listed property developer, reported on Sunday a 128 percent rise in fourth-quarter...

Science

More than 3,100 pregnant Colombian women are infected with the mosquito-borne Zika virus, President Juan Manuel Santos said...
A woman holds the hand of her mother who is dying from cancer during her final hours at a palliative care hospital in Winnipeg, 24 July 2010.
 Differences among alcoholics in who gets severe liver damage and who doesn’t might be partly due to differences...
No-smoking sign
People living in countries with public smoking bans have lower exposure to secondhand smoke and better health, according to...

Arts

Leonardo DiCaprio (L) presents the Feature Film Nomination to Alejandro G. Inarritu during the 68th annual DGA Awards in Los Angeles February 6, 2016.
 
Hollywood’s directors named Alejandro Inarritu the best film director of 2015 for “The Revenant” at a gala...
Singer Miley Cyrus arrives at the 2015 Elton John AIDS Foundation Oscar Party in West Hollywood, California February 22, 2015
Break out those foam fingers, Carson Daly.   Miley Cyrus has joined "The Voice" for the NBC reality...
Coldplay
British rock band Coldplay may have won several Grammy awards for its music, but it has yet to convince Twitter users that...

Living

One of the most remarkable festivals in Europe, the Hom Strom, takes place in the Swiss town of Scuol. With overtones of " The Wicker Man," locals torch a giant straw effigy in the dead of winter.
Scuol is one of those perfectly preserved semi-isolated communities in the Lower Engadine valley of Switzerland, separated...
© AFP | Cyclists ride past buildings at Dubai Marina during Dubai Tour 2016
 
 
 
Germany's Marcel Kittel won the Tour of Dubai on Saturday after he outsprinted his rivals, claiming victory in the final...
CNN's Nima Elbagir speaks to a Kenyan family about why they choose to continue to brutal practice of female genital mutilation.
They covered her face and laid her down.   What happened next, Agnes wishes no girl would ever experience.  ...