A banner reads "Empty Tank" as tens of cars queue at petrol station, Cairo, January 16,2012 amid fears of an oil shortage.
Fuel smart cards will be available for car owners across the republic starting Friday, the Finance Ministry said Thursday, noting that the cards have already been provided to 15 governorates, with the rest of provinces... Thursday, 28 May, 2015 - 16:27
Al-Masry Al-Youm is celebrating its 4,000th issue since its launch June 7, 2004, a period during which it was witness to various turning points in Egypt’s history, including the breakout of two revolutions and... Thursday, 28 May, 2015 - 16:15
Supporters of Ahmed Shafiq at the Canada Egypt Business Council at Nile Tower
The political party founded by former presidential candidate Ahmed Shafiq has vowed to sue media outlets that reported Egyptian authorities had advised Shafiq to abstain from political comments.   Yahia Qadry... Thursday, 28 May, 2015 - 14:54
Interior Minister Magdy abdel Ghaffar
A widely-circulated video has shown police officers dragging and insulting a cafe owner who cried foul during a police campaign to raze illegal businesses on roadsides.   "Enough, sir, this is too much,... Thursday, 28 May, 2015 - 14:33
A banner reads "Empty Tank" as tens of cars queue at petrol station, Cairo, January 16,2012 amid fears of an oil shortage.
Supporters of Ahmed Shafiq at the Canada Egypt Business Council at Nile Tower
Interior Minister Magdy abdel Ghaffar

Egypt

Supply Minister Khaled Hanafy
Khaled Hanafi, the Supply and Internal Trade Minister, announced the ministry's decision to study the building of...
Actor Omar Sharif poses for photographers during ''Al Mosafer'' (The Traveller) photocall during the 66th Venice Film Festival September 10, 2009.
 
Medical sources at El Gouna Hospital in Hurghada said actor Omar Sharif arrived at the hospital Wednesday afternoon...
Hani Abu Rida
According to international media, Hani Abu Rida, member of FIFA's Executive Committee, is among the defendants of the...

Middle East/North Africa

Iran hit back Thursday at US charges that the trial of Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian on spying charges lacked...
Islamic State posted photographs online which it said were taken in the central Syrian city of Palmyra and appeared to show...
Sheikh Mohamed bin Hamad bin Suhaim, a Qatari citizen who belongs to the ruling family in Qatar, has resigned from his post...

World

British Ambassador John Kasn
Edwin Small, spokesperson for the British government in the Middle East and North Africa, said the United Kingdom is...
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday signed a decree making military losses in "special operations" during...
US Defense Secretary Ash Carter called on Wednesday for an immediate end to island-building by China and other countries...

Business

Egypt's market closed on Thursday in the red zone for the third session in a row, as the benchmark EGX30 index inched...




Reuters/Reuters - An employee counts money at a bank in Cairo September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih






 


 
 Egypt's central bank kept the pound steady at 7.53 to the dollar at a foreign exchange auction on Thursday, while...
 Egypt's stock exchange said on Thursday it would reduce the free float required for new companies to list on its...

Science

nano gold particles cancer treatment 
New data to be released this weekend should help deepen the understanding of how broadly new drugs that unleash the body...
Environment Minister Khaled Fahmy said there is a protocol with the Communications Ministry as to how to get rid...
France on Wednesday unveiled a list of companies which will sponsor the year-end UN climate talks in Paris, sparking...

Arts

Hollywood star Tom Cruise
PARAMOUNT will release Mission: Impossible 5 on July 31 in the US, positioning it nicely to become a major summer...
Hollywood actor Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp has reemerged as Jack Sparrow in “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” after a one-...
 B.B. King performs at the 32nd annual B.B. King Homecoming concert
With music, singing and tears, hundreds of mourners in Memphis bade farewell to blues giant B.B. King as his casket,...

Living

Singapore’s Changi Airport
A list of some of the strangest requests made to travel agents reveals that some of us are a little more worldly than others...
Meditation while excercising yoga 
Aging, brittle bones are not what causes hip fractures, according to a new study that says fall prevention and protection is...
Cairo runners to run in support with MS day on Friday
Don your sports outfit and get ready to hit the streets in the 5k run in Zamalek Friday, May 29, with Cairo Runners ...