© AFP/File | A California man who posted thousands of sexually explicit photos of men and women on a "revenge porn" website was jailed for 18 years in what was described as the first case of its kind in US criminal history
 
 
 
Hackers have managed to penetrate computer networks associated with the Israeli military in an espionage campaign that skillfully packages existing attack software with trick emails, according to private security... Friday, 17 April, 2015 - 19:42
The goddess Isis
 
'Isis' has been removed from the official list of names of future hurricanes as it was now deemed inappropriate because of the eponymous militant group, the U.N.'s World Meteorological Organization (WMO)... Friday, 17 April, 2015 - 18:45
Governor of Cairo Galal Mostafa Saeed said he was currently considering the development of areas  above Tahrir and Omar Makram garages to be exploited optimally, through the establishment of snack bars and cafes.... Friday, 17 April, 2015 - 18:11




Reuters/Reuters - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi delivers a statement following a meeting with French President Francois Hollande at the Elysee Palace in Paris, November 26, 2014. REUTERS/Philippe






 


 
Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on Friday that Egypt's participation in the Saudi-led strikes conducted against Shia Houthi rebels in the restive country of Yemen has thus far been limited... Friday, 17 April, 2015 - 15:27
© AFP/File | A California man who posted thousands of sexually explicit photos of men and women on a "revenge porn" website was jailed for 18 years in what was described as the first case of its kind in US criminal history
 
 
 
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Reuters/Reuters - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi delivers a statement following a meeting with French President Francois Hollande at the Elysee Palace in Paris, November 26, 2014. REUTERS/Philippe






 


 

Egypt

Cairo Airport authorities confiscated LE20,000  (US$2,600) from an Egyptian passenger for violating a law that bans the...
Upper Egypt’s train traffic has been halted at the Beni Heidar village as tires were set on fire on the rails.  ...
Younes Makhioun the new head of Al-Nour Party Salafi during the second general assembly of the party Azhar Hall in Nasr City, Cairo, 9 January 2013. Nour Party declared the winner Younes Makhyoun, by acclamation, at his election, which took place on Wednesday, succeeding Dr. Emad Abdul Ghafoor, President of the Republic, which adviser broke away from the party with a number of leaders and members of the founding of the nation Salafi party. 
Egypt’s Supreme Administrative Court referred on Saturday a lawsuit filed to dissolve the Salafist al-Nour Party...

Middle East/North Africa

A car bombing claimed by the Islamic State killed three people on Friday outside the US consulate in Erbil, in a relatively...
A suicide bomb blast in Afghanistan's eastern city of Jalalabad killed 33 people and injured more than 100 outside a...
The UN nuclear watchdog said on Thursday it had a "constructive exchange" this week with Iran on two issues...

World

Greece will need to tap all the remaining cash reserves across its public sector -- a total of 2 billion euros (US$2.16...
A shopkeeper waits for customers in his candlelit fast food store during a load shedding electricity blackout in Cape Town April 15, 2015.
 
Facing a long, cold southern hemisphere winter of power cuts, many South Africans are choosing to cope with their...
Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu on Thursday blamed the United States and its allies for the conflict in Ukraine,...

Business

General Petroleum Authority
Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC) revealed on Friday a bid to import four shipments of diesel oil (768,000 tons...
Egypt's market gained US$50 million this week, while all indexes were down, Egyptian Exchange data showed. The EGX30...
Orascom Construction is bullish about growth opportunities in Egypt but wants the government to make clear commitments to...

Arts

Puppets from TV satire "Spitting Image", seen at Sothebys auction house in London in 2000. Some of the team who worked on the show are also working on "Newzoids"
 
 
 
Nearly 20 years after iconic TV satire "Spitting Image" ended, a new puppet show hit the airwaves in Britain this...
2015 Cannes Film Festival poster
Thierry Frémaux, the director of the Cannes Film Festival, announced the program of the festival's 68th...
Gisele Bundchen, the world's highest paid model
Gisele Bundchen, the world's highest paid model, has taken her last strut down the catwalk at Sao Paulo Fashion Week,...

Living

Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, carries her son Prince George alongside her husband Prince William as they visit the Sensational Butterflies exhibition at the Natural History Museum in London, July 2, 2014.
 
Prince William's new baby, due later this month, will join the long line of second children born one step from the...
Twins Almedina (L) and Ajla Djulic pose for a portrait in a primary school in Buzim April 10, 2015.
 
(Reuters) - When Nedzib Vucelj's wife Emira gave birth to twins at the height of the Bosnian war, it was impossible to...
Japanese Spitz look out from their pen during the last day of the Crufts Dog Show in Birmingham, central England in this March 8, 2015 file photo. 
 
Dogs are called "man's best friend" - women's, too - and scientists say the bond between people and their...

Science

St. Mina archaeological site 
Egyptian archaeological sites listed on the World Heritage List will allow all visitors, including Egyptians and foreigners...
The Pfizer logo is seen at their world headquarters in New York April 28, 2014.
 
Pfizer Inc said on Wednesday the first formal late-stage trial of its approved treatment for advanced breast cancer, Ibrance...
Health workers from Guinea's Red Cross carry the body of a victim of Ebola in Momo Kanédou in Guinea on November 19, 2014.
Thousands of healthcare workers in areas of Sierra Leone that are grappling with Ebola will now begin receiving an...