Workers in the tourist and antiquities' sectors will celebrate an astronomical phenomenon where moonlight aligns on an Upper Egyptian ancient temple on Friday.   The alignment will occur at the temple of Khonsu... Thursday, 30 July, 2015 - 13:53
Security sources at Cairo Airport said businessman Ehab Talaat, owner of Promomedia, has been banned from travel upon a judicial order.    Talaat was banned from travel over charges of financial irregularities... Thursday, 30 July, 2015 - 13:08
The liberal Dostour Party has launched a campaign introducing prisoners of conscience to the public, saying it hopes to shed light on poor conditions inside prisons.   In a statement on Wednesday, the party,... Wednesday, 29 July, 2015 - 18:34
Iran has granted Egyptians, among others, a visa-free entry to Iran.   “Citizens of Turkey, Lebanon, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Bolivia, Egypt and Syria can travel to Iran without visa,” Iranian newspaper... Wednesday, 29 July, 2015 - 18:06

Egypt

According to a number of Salafi Dawa sources, several movement leaders in Matruh and Giza governorates have resigned to...
The residents of Hamrawin village in the Red Sea’s area of al-Quseir are suffering from a serious health and...
The hashtag #boycott_Nogoum_F_M has been trending on Twitter since the suspension of "3alahwa" program, presented...

Middle East/North Africa

Mullah Mohammed Omar was the definition of elusive. There are two photographs of him in existence, and even they are neither...
Smoke rises as crude oil is heated in Rmeilan oil field of Syria's Hasakeh province, where the Kurds, having fought off...
The Al-Qaeda-linked Nusra Front has abducted the leader of a US-backed rebel group in north Syria, opposition sources and a...

World

China's proposed Winter Olympics co-host boasts pristine ski slopes carpeted with artificial snow, but the city once...
Malaysia is "almost certain" that plane debris found on Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean is from a Boeing 777,...
The Afghan government is investigating reports that Mullah Omar, leader of the Afghan Taliban, is dead, a spokesman for the...

Business





Reuters/Reuters - An employee counts money at a bank in Cairo September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih






 


 
Egypt's central bank kept the Egyptian pound steady at 7.73 per dollar at a foreign exchange auction on Thursday after a...
Middle East funds
Middle East fund managers have on balance turned negative towards the region and especially its biggest equity market,...
A shopkeeper sits in his shop in Dubai's gold souk, in this 11 April 2006 file photo.
Demand for gold slid to its lowest in six years in the second quarter of this year as buyers from top consumer China poured...

Science

The residents of Hamrawin village in the Red Sea’s area of al-Quseir are suffering from a serious health and...
Medication
Two inexpensive classes of drugs available in generic form each reduce the recurrence of breast cancer in post-menopausal...
Consumers around the world admit it: they sleep with their smartphone, take it in the shower, and would rescue the device...

Arts

The Venice Film Festival revealed a star-studded lineup for its 72nd annual edition on Wednesday with top Hollywood names...
Actress-turned-director Angelina Jolie is to make a film about Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime seen through the eyes of a...
Actress Sandra Bullock poses with a character in costume from the film during the 'Minions' World Premiere at Leicester Square in London, Britain June 11, 2015. 
 
The little guys are taking the big slice of global box office estimates, edging out Disney's "Ant-Man" for the...

Living

Kennedy poses — snowshoes and all — on the trail.
If there's snow, chances are there's Snowga, for the marriage of yoga and snow sports with a winter wonderland...
Indian anti-corruption campaigner Sanjiv Chaturvedi, talks to reporters at his residence in New Delhi, India, after his name was announced among this year's recipients of the Philippines' Ramon Magsaysay Award on Wednesday. (AP Photo/ Manish Swarup)
An Indian anti-corruption campaigner and a fellow countryman who recycles clothes for the poor are among this year’s...
Giza pyramids and Sphinx
It happens to many travelers. You're going through online hotel reviews and getting mixed signals about a place.  ...