President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (R), Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman
 

 

 
Egypt and Saudi Arabia signed a pact in Cairo Thursday aimed at boosting military and economic ties between the two Arab allies.   Relations have warmed since the 2013 ouster of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi,... Friday, 31 July, 2015 - 11:11
Egypt's central bank kept its benchmark interest rates unchanged at a monetary policy committee meeting on Thursday. The overnight deposit rate remained 8.75 percent and the overnight lending rate was steady at 9.75... Friday, 31 July, 2015 - 09:17
The Electricity Ministry has announced the new electricity prices for the 2015/2016 fiscal year. These changes were made in order to spare clients who consume less electricity from having unnecessary price hikes in... Thursday, 30 July, 2015 - 16:58
The United States will deliver eight F-16 Block 52 aircraft to Egypt within the next two days, the US embassy in Cairo said in a statement on Thursday, part of a military package that had been unfrozen earlier this year... Thursday, 30 July, 2015 - 14:46
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (R), Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman
 

 

 

Egypt

Egypt men's national volleyball team, Poznań 2008
Egypt claimed a record-equalling eighth title at the Men's African Nations Volleyball Championship by beating Tunisia in...
FILE - In this Tuesday, April 12, 2011 file photo, a wooden statue of Tutankhamun, right, the gilded bronze and wooden trumpet of Tutankhamun and a part of Tutankhamun's fan, left, three of four objects that were missing and returned, are displayed during a news conference in the office of Egypt's Minister of State for Antiquities Zahi Hawass, in Cairo. Taking advantage of Egypt's political upheaval, thieves have gone on a treasure hunt with a spree of illegal digging, preying on the country's ancient pharaonic heritage.
Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb approved on Thursday the decision to put 293 artifacts up for display at a Paris antiquities...
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The Egyptian cabinet under Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab on Friday approved to establish two solar power plants in...

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

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called on his divided Syriza party to ballot its members on whether Greece had...
Myanmar freed some political prisoners and 155 Chinese citizens jailed for illegal logging in an amnesty for nearly 7,000...
Russia vetoed a United Nations Security Council resolution Wednesday that sought to set up a special tribunal to try those...

Business

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Greece's second-largest cement maker Titan posted a 26 percent rise in second-quarter net profit on Thursday, helped by...
Egypt's market closed in the green zone for the third straight session, as the benchmark EGX30 index on Thursday rose 1....
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Facebook reported a dip in its quarterly profit Wednesday but said revenues surged on mobile advertising gains, as its...

Science

FILE - In this Tuesday, April 12, 2011 file photo, a wooden statue of Tutankhamun, right, the gilded bronze and wooden trumpet of Tutankhamun and a part of Tutankhamun's fan, left, three of four objects that were missing and returned, are displayed during a news conference in the office of Egypt's Minister of State for Antiquities Zahi Hawass, in Cairo. Taking advantage of Egypt's political upheaval, thieves have gone on a treasure hunt with a spree of illegal digging, preying on the country's ancient pharaonic heritage.
Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb approved on Thursday the decision to put 293 artifacts up for display at a Paris antiquities...
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...

Arts

آHollywood star Mel Gibson
Mel Gibson is returning to his Australian roots to direct his first film in a decade, the true story of a conscientious...
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...

Living

An Egyptian man with extraordinary abilities has been performing bold and dangerous shows for foreigners of different...
Sleeping
French researchers have discovered that rehearsing simple word classifications up until the moment we nod off leads to the...
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...