Egyptian authorities opened the Rafah crossing on Tuesday, for the first time in nearly 80 days, to allow stranded Palestinians to return to the Gaza Strip, witnesses and officials said. But it did not allow traffic the... Tuesday, 26 May, 2015 - 15:23
The Egyptian Foreign Ministry summoned the Pakistani charge d'affaires in Cairo to inform him of Egypt's full rejection of a statement issued by the Pakistani Foreign Ministry against sentencing toppled... Tuesday, 26 May, 2015 - 14:42
Social Solidarity Minister Ghada Waly said on Tuesday that 50 Muslim Brotherhood-linked NGOs have been disbanded in five governorates, including 23 in the Beheira, 14 in Fayoum, nine in Beni Suef, three in Gharbiya and... Tuesday, 26 May, 2015 - 14:04
investment summit in Sharm el-Sheikh 
Saudi companies that signed onto a reclamation project of one million acres during the Economic Development Conference (EEDC) are upset after the Housing Ministry signed a contract with a Chinese company to study the... Tuesday, 26 May, 2015 - 13:40
investment summit in Sharm el-Sheikh 

Egypt

The total amount of wheat the Egyptian government has obtained for the production of subsidized bread stands at 4.532...
The Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz is not currently interested in what is happening in Egypt, but is rather more concerned...
Ultras Ahlawy
The Administrative Court has set June 16 as the date to issue its verdict on considering all Ultras' associations...

Middle East/North Africa

A supermarket at Maponya shopping mall, in Soweto. The Israeli foreign ministry dismissed as "unacceptable" a decision by the South African cabinet on Wednesday approving the placing of Occupied Palestinian Territory labels on imported goods from Jewish settlements.
The United Nations has predicted a 4 percent growth rate for North Africa’s economies throughout 2016, 0.3 percent...
The number of people beheaded in Saudi Arabia this year overtook the total for all of 2014 on Tuesday, despite activists...
Iraq's Shi'ite militia announced on Tuesday they had taken charge of the campaign to drive Islamic State from the...

World

Thailand said Tuesday it had begun air reconnaissance missions looking for stranded migrant boats in the Andaman Sea,...
Malaysian police forensic teams, digging with hoes and shovels, began the grim task on Tuesday of exhuming the bodies of...
Boko Haram fighters hacked to death 10 people in a remote village in northeast Nigeria, a local government official told AFP...

Business

The total amount of wheat the Egyptian government has obtained for the production of subsidized bread stands at 4.532...
A supermarket at Maponya shopping mall, in Soweto. The Israeli foreign ministry dismissed as "unacceptable" a decision by the South African cabinet on Wednesday approving the placing of Occupied Palestinian Territory labels on imported goods from Jewish settlements.
The United Nations has predicted a 4 percent growth rate for North Africa’s economies throughout 2016, 0.3 percent...




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Egypt's central bank kept the pound steady at 7.53 to the dollar at a foreign exchange auction on Tuesday, while the...

Science

A sign is seen at an AstraZeneca site in Macclesfield, central England May 19, 2014.
 
AstraZeneca's (AZN.L) hopes of topping $45 billion in revenue by 2023 have been dealt a blow by a problem with an...
The team responsible for the Solar Impulse 2 plane announced it was delaying a trip planned for Monday because of...
A woman walks with a bag of fast food beverage containers in New York May 31, 2012.
 
Two powerful and innovative cholesterol drugs likely to be approved this summer both target the same protein and have been...

Arts

Binge drinking among young people has increased in many countries in recent years.
"James Bond" and "Mad Men"... According to a recent British study, movies and television series in which...
Muslims slaughtering sacrifial sheep during first day of Eid al-Adha, Nuba, 26 October 2012.
Nubians are celebrating the launch of the first alphabetical dictionary of their ancient language in Saudi Arabia.  ...
 B.B. King performs at the 32nd annual B.B. King Homecoming concert
Nevada officials said on Monday they would conduct a homicide investigation into the death of B.B. King who died this month...

Living

The world's poorest nations are receiving less than a third of development aid, and this support is waning
 
 
 
he world's poorest nations, the bulk of which are in sub-Saharan Africa, are receiving less than a third of development...
Poachers have killed nearly half of Mozambique's elephants for their ivory in the past five years, the US based Wildlife...
Powerwave Battle Roping fitness class at Crunch is seen in this 2013 handout photo in New York.
 
Battle ropes, the thick and heavy ropes that look as if they could tether a ship to shore, have become go-to fitness tools...