Russian S-300 air defense  system
The chief of Israel's air force on Wednesday played down worries voiced by some fellow officials about the possibility of Egypt acquiring advanced Russian-made air defences. The Russian news agency TASS said in... Wednesday, 27 May, 2015 - 21:49
Abdel Al with Mehleb
Sayed Abdel Al, head of the Tagammu Party, said President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has confirmed that the parliamentary elections will be held before the end of this year.   He added that Sisi expressed his... Wednesday, 27 May, 2015 - 17:52
April 6 activists
The April 6 Youth Movement has on Wednesday called for demonstrations on June 10 to protest at policies undertaken by the regime in the last two years that led to the deterioration of economic conditions and the... Wednesday, 27 May, 2015 - 17:24
The student union at the German University in Cairo has said that three colleagues, including the union’s chief, were released on Wednesday from custody detention where they have been held since Monday over... Wednesday, 27 May, 2015 - 16:24
Russian S-300 air defense  system
Abdel Al with Mehleb
April 6 activists

Egypt

Safaga Port
The Safaga Port Customs say on Wednesday they foiled an attempt to smuggle large quantities of banned pesticides into the...
Hala Shukrallah
Hala Shukrallah, head of the Constitution Party, said the party asked President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to amend the protest...
Hamas's Gaza premier Ismail Haniya delivers a speech after Friday prayers in the Al-Azhar grand mosque, Cairo, February 24, 2012 where he hailed the
Hamas has called on Egypt to open the Rafah border crossing, labelling the demand a “political and humanitarian cause...

Middle East/North Africa

Kuwaiti emir Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah
Egypt’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has renewed confidence in Kuwait as the head of the foreign ministers council at...
Air strikes on a military base in the Yemeni capital Sanaa killed at least 40 people and wounded 100 on Wednesday, Yemen...
A Syrian Kurdish militia has captured a town from Islamic State in the northeast, a group monitoring the war reported...

World

Bangladesh plans to relocate thousands of Rohingya who have spent years in refugee camps near the Myanmar border to a...
A self-imposed deadline of June 30 for Iran and six major powers to reach a final nuclear deal to resolve a decade-long...
The United States and two key Asian allies discussed how to increase pressure on North Korea to halt its nuclear program and...

Business

cairo stock 
Egypt's market had a mixed session on Wednesday, as the benchmark EGX30 index inched down 0.10 percent, while, the small...
International Cooperation Minister Nagla al-Ahwany
International Cooperation Minister Nagla al-Ahwany said the government will not resume negotiations with the International...
The board of Egyptian biscuit maker Bisco Misr has approved a voluntary delisting from the Egyptian stock exchange as...

Science

Environment Minister Khaled Fahmy said there is a protocol with the Communications Ministry as to how to get rid...
France on Wednesday unveiled a list of companies which will sponsor the year-end UN climate talks in Paris, sparking...
Racial minorities may be more likely to forego colon cancer screening than whites because their healthcare providers don...

Arts

Lobna Abdel Aziz
The Who Loves Egypt campaign has signed a cultural cooperation protocol with the UN committee for arts in the Middle East...
Hollywood actress Kristen Stewart is the new face of Chanel's eyewear campaign
Chanel presents the Spring Summer 2015 Eyewear ad campaign starring Kristen Stewart and shot by Karl Lagerfeld. For...
The 'Four Lives in Resistance' exposition will run until January 10, 2016.
Four heroes of the French wartime Résistance will be inducted on Wednesday into the legendary Panthéon, the Paris mausoleum...

Living

Puppet show
Amid the bustle of the De La Salle Square in Daher, a small cart covered with green curtains was placed. Knowing what will...
Egyptians face the heat
With rising temperatures on Tuesday and Wednesday, Egyptians faced the heat in different ways.   In Cairo, people drank...
Fiber foods
A ten-year study says that adults who abide by the Med diet could be 47 percent less likely to develop heart disease...