Justice
The Egyptian government should end military trials for civilians as well as make critical changes to the Justice Ministry, such as ending the death penalty and increasing transparency, says human rights researcher... Wednesday, 3 June, 2015 - 19:15
AFP/File Michele Tantussi
 German industrial group Siemens signed an 8 billion-euro-deal ($9 billion) with Egypt on Wednesday to supply gas and wind power plants designed to boost the North African country's power generation by 50... Wednesday, 3 June, 2015 - 18:12
German Chancellor Angel Merkel (L) and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi during his visit to Germany on June 3, 2015. Presidency handout
 


 
 

 
 Germany opposes Egypt's use of the death penalty, recently imposed on Islamist leaders including former President Mohamed Morsi, but is ready to do business with Cairo, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on... Wednesday, 3 June, 2015 - 18:07
Arish General Hospital
 A security conscript was gunned down and killed while on duty near the city of al-Arish in North Sinai on Wednesday, military sources said. Clashes also erupted between armed men and security forces south... Wednesday, 3 June, 2015 - 17:27
Justice
AFP/File Michele Tantussi
German Chancellor Angel Merkel (L) and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi during his visit to Germany on June 3, 2015. Presidency handout
 


 
 

 
Arish General Hospital

Egypt

Zamalek ultras
 A Juvenile Court acquitted on Wednesday eight defendants who belong to the Ultras White Knights group of...
Lake Nasser
The Lake Nasser Coordinating Committee decided on Wednesday to suspend seven floating hotels in the lake for violating...
An Interior Ministry’s Media Center official said three masked gunmen driving a red car without license plates tried...

Middle East/North Africa

Thousands of Iranian and Iraqi fighters have been deployed in Syria in past weeks to bolster the defenses of Damascus and...
Bahraini authorities say they have busted a 14-member Shi'ite "terrorist" group accused of having carried out...
Islamic State militants have closed gates of a dam on the Euphrates River in western Iraq, reducing the water and giving...

World

Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian separatists on Wednesday fought their first serious battles in months and Ukraine's...
South Korea on Wednesday test-launched a new ballistic missile that can hit all of North Korea, the president's office...
Interpol said on Wednesday it has issued international wanted-person alerts for two former FIFA officials including Jack...

Business

People exit the new headquarters of Egypt-based investment bank EFG-Hermes, on the outskirts of Cairo, October 19, 2010.
JP Morgan's head of equities for the Middle East and North Africa has resigned from the bank and is moving to Egypt'...
 The chief executive of French telecoms operator Orange said on Wednesday that Egyptian subsidiary Mobinil would offer...
French arms exports rose 18 percent in 2014, according to a defence ministry report published Tuesday, the country's...

Science

World Environment Day 2015
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has urged shifting consumption patterns in order to achieve sustainable...
“The largest fossilized basilosaurus whale in the world was discovered in the Wadi Hitan National Reserve in Fayoum,...
Fiber foods
Healthy eaters jump on the bandwagon when a restaurant, grocery store, school cafeteria or family member make the foods...

Arts

Former U.S. President George W. Bush (L) awarding the Presidential Medal of Freedom to novelist Harper Lee (C) in the East Room of the White House, November 5, 2007.
 
An archive of six typewritten letters by "To Kill a Mockingbird" author Harper Lee could sell for up to $250,000...
The diary of late actress Faten Hamama, published by an Arab newspaper under the title "Diaries of Faten Hamama,"...
Guitarist Dave Navarro of Jane's Addiction performs at the party following the premiere of 'Entourage' in Los Angeles, California June 1, 2015.
 
The pool parties, glamorous girls and fast cars of "Entourage" are back in a movie spinoff of the hit HBO show....

Living

Following the pharaonic style, and a few steps away from the temple of Karnak, thousands attended the final celebrations of...
It is nap-time at Felizia's daycare centre, a squalid street-level flat in Tel Aviv where loud pop music drowns out the...
Venice, Rome
After enjoying the spotlight this fall thanks to George Clooney’s splashy wedding, Venice opened the doors to a new...