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The Armed Forces Armament Authority signed a contract with a three-party consortium for the establishment of six 970-megawatt power stations in the Ataqa region in Suez and Mahmoudiya in Beheira, Al-Mal, a financial... Wednesday, 24 December, 2014 - 18:07
Hundreds of Christians and Muslims attending a celebration in Dobara Church in Garden City neighborhood, Cairo, 4 January 2013. A choir recited hymns during the ceremony.
Christmas masses will be held at Catholic churches in Egypt on Thursday evening, amid tight security measures by the Interior Ministry and armed forces.   The Catholic Church welcomes all Egyptians, Muslims and... Wednesday, 24 December, 2014 - 18:06
Egypt's Mubarak arrives at court for murder verdict
The public prosecutor and other investigation services are conducting an investigation about possible bribes given to Electricity Ministry officials under former President Hosni Mubarak, independent daily Shorouk... Wednesday, 24 December, 2014 - 17:42
Four people have been acquitted by the Qasr al-Nil Misdemeanor Court, of charges of thuggery and unlicensed rioting last month.   The acquittal of Mubarak and his former security officials of charges for... Wednesday, 24 December, 2014 - 17:35
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Hundreds of Christians and Muslims attending a celebration in Dobara Church in Garden City neighborhood, Cairo, 4 January 2013. A choir recited hymns during the ceremony.
Egypt's Mubarak arrives at court for murder verdict

News

Transport Ministry signs agreement with Chinese company
The feasibility study for the Alexandria-Giza-Assiut-Luxor-Aswan bullet train that was conducted by an Italian consultancy firm was released to Al-Masry Al-Youm on Wednesday. The study says the project will be carried out in four stages. The first...

World

Israeli children sing and dance at the Jewish Ulpana neighbourhood, which is built on private Palestinian land within the Beit El settlement, near Ramallah on June 12. Residents of Israel's Ulpana settlement outpost neighbourhood in the West Bank began evacuating their homes on Tuesday after a court ruled their homes illegal and ordered them razed.
Israeli authorities gave final approval on Wednesday to the construction of 380 new settler homes in two areas of annexed east Jerusalem, a local...
An Israeli soldier runs near mobile artillery units stationed outside the Gaza Strip, 20 July 2014. 
Israeli forces shot dead a member of Hamas's armed wing after a firefight erupted along the border with the Gaza Strip on Wednesday and an...
A girl offers prayers for victims of the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami at a seaside which was damaged by the disaster in Iwaki, Fukushima prefecture March 11, 2012, to mark the first anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami that killed thousands and set off a nuclear crisis.
Ten years after the deadliest tsunami on record wrought destruction across the Indian Ocean, creeping complacency is undermining a hi-tech warning...

Economy

Egyptian shares inched up during Wednesday's session, with EGX30 closing 0.64% up, recording 8,766.12 points and a turnover of LE453 million. Meanwhile, the EGX70 and the EGX100 also closed up 0.46 percent and 0.38 percent respectively. Arab...

Culture

© AFP / by Ian Timberlake | Saudi artists stand in front of paintings displayed during a showcase of Saudi art on streetside billboards on December 22, 2014 in the capital Riyadh
 
 
 
In highly conservative Saudi Arabia where most forms of entertainment are forbidden, art has taken to the streets. Dozens of paintings are being...
The official poster of the film "The Interview"
Sony Pictures cleared the way on Tuesday for release of "The Interview" in some U.S. theatres on Christmas Day, less than a week after...
Mohamed Attiya
Singer Mohamed Attiya, whose opinions have been causing controversy recently on social networking sites, attacked the Egyptian media Sunday for...

Life Style

Iranian tourist in Luxor
"No money," "I have no money, leave me alone," and other similar phrases were printed in Arabic on the t-shirts of some tourists...
Painting satellite dishes 
American artist Jason Stoneking has launched an initiative on Facebook to paint satellite dishes with bright colors on the roofs of buildings in...
© AFP/File / by Rim Haddad | A crib made out of rubble and a Christmas tree are set on a roundabout in the regime-held Hamedieh neighborhood in the Syrian city of Homs on December 22, 2014
 
 
 
A brightly coloured Christmas tree stands amid the ruins of the Syrian city of Homs, restoring some hope for Christians celebrating in their...