Police in the town of Belqas, Daqahlia, has summoned the members of two local families for questioning in connection with the apparent marriage of two children — Fares and Nancy — in a high-profile ceremony... Monday, 25 July, 2016 - 17:31
Visitors to Istanbul in these first few days after the failed military coup will find a nation that is not yet at war – but not entirely at peace either. For the most part, Turkish people are still calmly going... Monday, 25 July, 2016 - 16:01
Hurghada - Red Sea
Sailors from the Egyptian navy rescued 14 Egyptian tourists off the coast of Hurghada on Sunday after it began to take on water amid poor weather conditions. The tourist boat was taking a group on a trip along the coast... Monday, 25 July, 2016 - 10:31
Turkish Charge D’affaires to Cairo, Ali Rıza Güney, said on Sunday his country regretted that Egypt did not condemn the foiled coup attempt and express solidarity with the Turkish people. He said the attempted... Sunday, 24 July, 2016 - 17:20
Hurghada - Red Sea

Egypt

Weather forecasters are predicting hot weather for all areas on Tuesday, with a fair amount of humidity for Cairo and the...
High school students in protests outside the Education Ministry condemning the addition of ten marks for attendance, discipline
Egypt's top-scoring high school student for scientific subjects in this year's thanaweya amma exams has called for...
The Nintendo-owned franchise which soared in popularity in the late 1990s made a strong comeback on July 6 2016 and initially launched a free-to-play mobile game called “Pokémon Go” which connects virtual world to real one; it was developed for iOS and Android devices. the game is now availabe in many countries including the US.
 
A leading Egyptian Sunni Muslim cleric has warned against the dangers of playing too much of the wildly popular mobile phone...

Middle East/North Africa

Suicide bombings in Lebanon last month have prompted mass arrests, curfews and reported vigilante-style attacks directed at...
Muna Awwal wants to go to school. But she needs to go to work. Muna says she is 10 years old. Nine, corrects her father,...
Militants are seen on the Syrian side of the Quneitra border crossing between the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights and Syria, 29 August 2014.
Israeli aircraft attacked a target in Syria on Monday after errant fire from fighting among factions in Syria struck inside...

World

The outspoken leader of Italy's anti-immigrant Northern League party drew a chorus of criticism on Monday for comparing...
A knife-wielding man broke into a facility for the disabled in a small town near Tokyo early on Tuesday and killed 19...
Shots erupted outside a party for teenagers at a Florida nightclub early on Monday, killing two people and wounding as many...

Business

Porsche (VOWG_p.DE) has raised the number of jobs it will create for the production of its first all-electric sports car to...
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer speaks during her keynote address at the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada in this file photo taken on January 7, 2014.
When senior Yahoo executives gathered at a San Jose hotel for a management retreat in the spring of 2006, there was no...
Daimler's mytaxi said it will merge with British rival Hailo in an all-share deal, creating Europe's largest...

Science

New York City has reported its first case of a baby born with the birth defect microcephaly related to exposure to the Zika...
 

Pokémon Go dating app launched in the US

 
US dating company Project Fixup has launched a Pokémon Go match-making service, offering gamers the opportunity to find love...
Scientists reveal that sitting for more than 10 hours a day can be harmful to health. (AFP Relax News)
 
Although many previous studies have shown that too much sedentary time increases the risk of a variety of diseases,...

Arts

Cast member Chris Pratt at the premiere of ‘Jurassic World’ in Hollywood, California, June 9, 2015. The film made US$102 million for Universal this weekend.
The sequel to 2015 action blockbuster Jurassic World is set to start production in February 2017, with The Impossible...
Comedian Carey Marx performs at the Up The Creek Comedy Club in Greenwich, London, Britain, July 16, 2016.
 
Like most stand-up comedians, Carey Marx has stories about "dying on stage", but in his case they are almost...
American whistleblower Edward Snowden is seen on a screen as he delivers a speech during the Roskilde Festival in Roskilde, Denmark, June 28 2016. Scanpix Denmark/Mathias Loevgreen Bojesen /via
 
When former NSA contractor-turned-whistleblower Edward Snowden met with Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone to discuss a...

Living

Two newly released studies show that the beneficial effects of exercise such as cycling, walking, dancing and even gardening helps in the prevention of Alzheimer's disease. 
The beneficial effects of physical and mental exercise on brain health are already well established. A new American study...
reading books
Although it has long been assumed that reading is good for your mental health, there has been little evidence so far to...
vacation
Whether you’re on vacation or just relaxing in the garden at home, these five new light fiction novels will provide...