A ten-year-old boy died in Beheira on Sunday of an electrical shock from a power cable.   The province’s security department said medical checks concluded that the death of Youssef al-Sayyed was caused by... Sunday, 29 March, 2015 - 12:39
Arab leaders at a summit in Egypt announced the formation of a unified military force to counter growing security threats from Yemen to Libya and as regional heavyweights Saudi Arabia and Iran engage in sectarian proxy... Sunday, 29 March, 2015 - 12:29
A security campaign carried out in North Sinai on Saturday left three suspected militants dead, Egypt's state news agency MENA said.   Citing security sources, MENA said 21 suspects were arrested in the... Sunday, 29 March, 2015 - 09:10
Yemeni President Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi speaks to the Arab League's summit in Sharm al-Sheikh
UN staff were evacuated from Yemen's capital Saturday after a third night of Saudi-led air strikes, as President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi urged his Arab allies to bomb Iranian-backed rebels into submission. The... Saturday, 28 March, 2015 - 19:15
Yemeni President Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi speaks to the Arab League's summit in Sharm al-Sheikh

News

Maadi Misdemeanor Court sentenced the son and the wife of Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed al-Beltagy to 6 months in prison and a fine of LE5000 on Sunday, on charges of insulting two of the guards at Tora court.   The security forces had...

World

More than 70 German women have made their way to ISIS-controlled areas of Syria and Iraq, according to the Federal Office for the Protection of the...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned on Sunday the framework Iranian nuclear agreement being sought by international negotiators,...
China's central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan warned on Sunday that the country needs to be vigilant for signs of deflation and said policymakers...

Economy

Mohamed Omran, Chairman of the Egyptian Stock Exchange
A number of investors in the Egyptian stock market protested Sunday outside the Egyptian Exchange building in Downtown Cairo, amid tight security, demanding the removal of its chairman, Mohamed Omran.   The protesters accused Omran of failure...

Culture

A camper van is lifted by a crane to be placed on the stage at London's Globe theatre 
 
William Shakespeare's Globe theaters is taking on a new role as a financial trail-blazer by seeking to tap into a form of funding dominated to...
Antiquities Minister Mamdouh al-Damaty
Egypt’s delegate to the UNESCO, Mohamed sameh Amr, has said that Egypt is going to ask the organization to add further Egyptian sites to its...
Dissedent Chinese artist Ai Weiwei looks up during a group interview at his studio in Beijing
 
Amnesty International has given its top 2015 human rights award to both Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei, a fierce critic of Beijing who has been...

Life Style

 An employee of the CEMOI chocolate factory in Abidjan empties bags of cocoa beans onto a metal grate for cleaning
Ivory Coast reigns as the world's top cocoa producer but it wants to sell more than the beans, turning them into the even more lucrative...
Fireworks on New Year's Eve celebration
In 2015, three months - February, March and November - see their thirteenth day falling on Fridays, a phenomenon that will not reoccur for another...
Renee Richards poses for a portrait on the front porch of her home in Carmel, New York
 
More than three decades after putting down her tennis racquet, Renee Richards is still astonished she had the moxie to join the women's...