Former president Hosni Mubarak is pleased with the New Suez Canal project that has been championed and highly-celebrated by the government of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, an actor who met him recently said.  ... Wednesday, 5 August, 2015 - 11:32
 Security personnel guard the Egyptian Museum during a visit by UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova in Cairo 
In celebration of new Suez Canal waterway inauguration, Mamdouh al-Damaty, Antiquities Minister, announced that all museums across the governorates will be open for free entry to Egyptians only, starting from Tuesday... Tuesday, 4 August, 2015 - 17:31
Marzouki in Morocco
Former Tunisian President Mohamed Moncef Marzouki has attacked President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, saying Sisi will not succeed in forcing the Egyptian people to obey him.   Talking to the Al-Karama Human Rights Forum... Tuesday, 4 August, 2015 - 15:41
German ambassador to Egypt Hansjorg Haber meeting with journalists
Germany has said that the Muslim Brotherhood has become in a state of "obscurity" since the assassination of Egypt's top prosecutor late June.   Outgoing Hansjorg Haber told reporters at the embassy... Tuesday, 4 August, 2015 - 15:11
 Security personnel guard the Egyptian Museum during a visit by UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova in Cairo 
Marzouki in Morocco
German ambassador to Egypt Hansjorg Haber meeting with journalists

Egypt

Egypt's Stock Market is relocating its administrative offices from its historical Downtown Cairo headquarters to Smart...
The pilgrimage
The Endowments Ministry has warned pilgrims against talking politics during Islam's holiest ritual which begins late...
Water Resources and Irrigation Minister Hossam Moghazy said President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has assigned the government...

Middle East/North Africa

Qatar has broken ranks with the Arab League to give close ally Turkey its full support for air strikes in northern Iraq,...
US aircraft and drones are arriving in Turkish air bases and a comprehensive battle against Islamic State militants will be...
Gazans keep searching for missing relatives after war
More than one year after Israel pulverized the besieged Gaza Strip, the pain is not over for the Omran family who are ...

World

 At least eight people were killed and about 100 others were kidnapped by suspected Boko Haram militants in an...
A human rights group says nearly 2,000 migrants are known to have died so far this year crossing the Mediterranean,...
Once hailed as a symbol of freedom, South Sudan's only brewery may be forced to shut down as the world's youngest...

Business

Egypt's Sidi Kerir Petrochemicals posted a first-half profit of LE421.8 million ($53.9 million) on Wednesday, down from...
Kuwait's Al Ahli Bank received approval from the Egyptian central bank to buy Piraeus Bank's unit in the North...
Mohammed Alabbar
Egyptian property developer Emaar Misr said in a bourse filing on Tuesday that Mohammed Alabbar was now non-executive...

Science

The Houses of Parliament in Westminster, London
The Chevening scholarship is now available for Egyptian applicants until November 3, the United Kingdom's embassy in...
Egypt ranks first in number of scientists with 86,000 around the world, according to a report released by HRDO center for...
 by Cecile de Comarmond | A piece by late Nigerian sculptor Ben Enwonwu is displayed during an exhibition of African art by Bonhams in Lagos on April 22, 2015
 
 
 
Heart attacks seem to have a bigger effect on life expectancy for women and African Americans than for white men, a new...

Arts

Muppet character Miss Piggy poses during a photocall promoting the movie 'The Muppets' in Berlin, in this file photo taken January 18, 2012.
 
Yet another Hollywood power couple bit the dust on Tuesday as Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog announced their separation,...
An Egyptian old man reading a newspaper in Al-Hussein neighborhood while Eiffel Tower standing glaouriously in the background.
An online campaign entitled ‘What If’ has recently been launched by Egyptian graphic designer Amr Eid in an...
One Direction band
Best-selling boy band One Direction released a surprise first single as a foursome on Friday, two days after former member...

Living

Stray dogs shot in the street
Photos of a dog buried alive up to its head in France sparked an outpouring of anger on social media Wednesday, and police...
Far from cowering, keen Idaho hunter Sabrina Corgatelli has been flaunting her kills, posting verses from the Bible...
The Manhattan skyline may soon be altered by a new generation of New York skyscrapers. 
Super tall, super skinny and super expensive: a new generation of New York skyscrapers, some taller than the Empire State...