Shaimaa Sabbagh: A woman protester was shot dead in central Cairo on Saturday 01/24/2015
A funeral was held Sunday for an activist who was gunned down during a protest in Downtown Cairo on Saturday marking the fourth anniversary of the 25 January 2011 revolution that ousted former president Hosni Mubarak... Sunday, 25 January, 2015 - 13:08
Thousands of protesters celebrating first anniversary of revolution, Tahrir Square, 25 Janaury, 2012.
A Qatar-based Muslim cleric called for protests in Egypt on the anniversary of the country's Jan 25 uprising against Hosni Mubarak and said Mohamed Mursi is Egypt's "legitimate" leader, in a speech... Sunday, 25 January, 2015 - 13:06
Clashes between military forces and protesters near headquarters of Defence Ministry in Abbasiya, Cairo, May 4, 2012. Clashes left one killed, and dozens of injured protesters.
A protestor was killed in the Egyptian city of Alexandria on Sunday, a security source said, on the anniversary of the 2011 uprising that toppled autocrat Hosni Mubarak. The source said the protester died from birdshot... Sunday, 25 January, 2015 - 12:50
A bomb wounded two Egyptian policemen in Cairo on Sunday and security forces moved quickly to disperse small protests on the anniversary of the popular uprising that toppled autocrat Hosni Mubarak in 2011, officials... Sunday, 25 January, 2015 - 10:27
Shaimaa Sabbagh: A woman protester was shot dead in central Cairo on Saturday 01/24/2015
Thousands of protesters celebrating first anniversary of revolution, Tahrir Square, 25 Janaury, 2012.
Clashes between military forces and protesters near headquarters of Defence Ministry in Abbasiya, Cairo, May 4, 2012. Clashes left one killed, and dozens of injured protesters.

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Khaled Aboul Naga
Famous Egyptian actor Khaled Aboul Naga recently commented on the anniversary of the 25 January revolution, predicting more arrests and demonstrations as the country still comes to grip with the politically polarizing day.   “Some will go...

World

© Al-Furqan Media/AFP/File | Screen grab taken off a video on January 20, 2015 reportedly released by the IS group through Al-Furqan Media allegedly shows Japanese hostages Kenji Goto (L) and Haruna Yukawa (R) with a black-clad militant brandishing a knife
 
 
 
- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday called the killing of a Japanese captive by Islamic State militants "outrageous" and...
© AFP | Opponents of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro demonstrate in front of riot police in Caracas on January 24, 2015
 
 
 
Demonstrators against Venezuela's economic crisis -- facing sky-high inflation and shortages of food and consumer goods -- took to the streets in...
© AFP/File / by Marthe Bosuandole | Protesters run after soldiers opened fire to disperse a crowd on January 20, 2015 in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
 
 
 
Clashes between Democratic Republic of Congo police and political protestors that left some 40 people dead last week also revealed the level of...

Economy

The Tourism Ministry decided last Thursday to exempt the Russian tourists from paying the US$25 Egyptian visa in order to promote Russian tourism after being hit by the sharp drop of the Russian Ruble, which fell to 7.9 versus the US Dollar....

Culture

 
Actress Sienna Miller, director Clint Eastwood and actor Bradley Cooper arrive for the premiere of the film ''American Sniper'' in New York, December 15, 2014.
 
An Arab-American civil rights organization has asked "American Sniper" director Clint Eastwood and actor Bradley Cooper to denounce hateful...
Magda Wassef, head of the Luxor Festival for Egyptian and European Cinema confirmed a large number of films will take part in the festival.  ...
The UAE news agency quoted actor Hassan Yousef as saying that he is playing deposed president Mohamed Morsy in a film titled The President’s...

Life Style

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  The ability to remember locations and directions may suffer when deep sleep is disrupted by breathing difficulties, a new study suggests....
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With less sleep, normal aging-related structural changes in the brain progress slightly faster in middle-aged and older people, according to a new...
© RR Auction / HO/AFP/File | This handout image obtained January 23, 2015, courtesy of RR Auction shows the first page of a letter written by Lady Lucy Duff-Gordon
 
 
 
An indignant letter from a British aristocrat who survived the sinking of the Titanic in 1912 has sold for $11,875, an auction house in New England...