Nader Bakkar, responsible for the Nour Party media affairs, criticized the government on Thursday for what he accused of hastily issuing the electoral constituencies law.    “They did not wait for the... Thursday, 18 December, 2014 - 18:07
Chancellor Omar Marwan, Secretary-General of the June 30  fact-finding committee
Approximately 12,800 people were arrested in the aftermath of the 30 June protest that toppled Muslim Brotherhood President Mohamed Morsy, said Chancellor Omar Marwan, secretary general of the 30 June fact-finding... Thursday, 18 December, 2014 - 17:19
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The Interior Ministry announced Thursday eligibility requirements for the recently-designated job of security assistant, initially referred to by media as "community police."   President Abdel... Thursday, 18 December, 2014 - 16:26
Egyptian president Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi Visisting France.
Egypt on Thursday cleared a final hurdle to long-awaited parliamentary elections seen as decisive in cementing the rule of Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who ousted President Mohamed Mursi, and excluding the banned Muslim... Thursday, 18 December, 2014 - 15:59
Chancellor Omar Marwan, Secretary-General of the June 30  fact-finding committee
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Egyptian president Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi Visisting France.

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Egyptian shares have recovered during Thursday's session part of their large losses from the previous two days, following the Arab markets rebound, dealers said.   The EGX30 Index soared 3.39 percent to record 8,399.89 points. Meanwhile,...

World

1 OF 2. Members of the civil society hold placards and light candles for the victims of the Pakistan Taliban attack on the Army Public School, during a rally in Lahore December 18, 2014.
As Pakistanis unite in grief over the killings of 132 schoolchildren by the Pakistani Taliban, several other militant groups have been quick to...
© Getty/AFP/File | US benchmark West Texas Intermediate for January delivery sank $1.16 in afternoon trade to $54.77
 
 
 
Saudi Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi sees the current slide of oil prices as temporary and said he remains optimistic about the future of the industry,...
A Palestinian man holding a Palestinian national flag argues with an Israeli policewoman, during a protest against the Israeli offensive in Gaza, in the West Bank city of Hebron, 22 August 2014.
Israel's foreign minister on Thursday described as a gimmick a Palestinian-proposed U.N. Security Council draft resolution that calls for a peace...

Economy

File photo of employees working on Mercedes-Benz S-class cars at the plant in Sindelfingen near Stuttgart, 24 January 2014.
Egypt has decided to begin protectionist measures to face a sudden rise in automotive batteries imports in a bid to embolden local production, the Trade and Industry Ministry said Thursday.   Minister Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour said the decision...

Culture

Singer Hamza Namira
Hamza Namira’s recently launched album "Esmaani" [Listen to Me] scored more than six million views on YouTube, whos popularity has...
AFP/File / by Myriam Chaplain Riou | French writer Michel Houellebeck poses on November 5, 2014 during his photo exhibition "Before Landing" at the Pavillon Carre de Baudouin in Paris
His new book has not even been released but Michel Houellebecq -- one of France's most provocative and widely translated writers -- is already...
How many times have you reminisced about your boyhood and found yourself smiling when you remembered the day you cried when the ice cream slipped...

Life Style

Dog skin produced by Chinese factories is used to make gloves, shoes and other products destined for export, footage provided to Reuters by an animal...
© AFP/File | A homeless woman sleeps at the Termini train station in Rome. Pope Francis is sending sleeping bags out to homeless people in the Italian capital this winter
 
 
 
Pope Francis marked his 78th birthday by ordering the distribution of hundreds of sleeping bags to homeless people in Rome, Vatican officials said...
The head of the Italian Labor Union Carmelo Barbagallo2
The head of the Italian Labor Union Carmelo Barbagallo has expressed pride of his Arab ancestry, voicing optimism for Africa’s economic future...