A visit by the National Council for Human Rights to al-Aqrab Prison to check on services provided to inmates
"There is no systematic torture in Egyptian prisons,” said the head of Egypt’s National Council for Human Rights (NCHR), Mohamed Fayeq, following a recent visit by council members to al-Aqrab Prison,... Tuesday, 1 September, 2015 - 16:51
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Malaysia's Nicol David had her nine-year run as women's squash world number one, one of the longest reigns in world sport, finally halted on Tuesday by Egyptian Raneem El Welily. The 26-year-old El Welily, who... Tuesday, 1 September, 2015 - 13:19
gas field in the Mediterranean off Egypt
Italy's Eni is open to selling a stake in its "supergiant" Zohr gas field discovery off of Egypt, its chief executive said, as the state-controlled energy company looks for funds to bankroll development... Tuesday, 1 September, 2015 - 11:37
One of the most culturally significant pieces of architecture in the world has been destroyed, the United Nations said on Monday.   The UN training and research agency released satellite images and analysis that... Tuesday, 1 September, 2015 - 11:22
A visit by the National Council for Human Rights to al-Aqrab Prison to check on services provided to inmates
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Egypt

Ministry of Finance issues commeorative pounds for the New Suez Canal
The Finance Ministry has said that the New Suez Canal commemorative coins it issued early last week were well received and...
Journalists marking the 2013 death of colleague Tamer Abdel Rauf at a security checkpoint in Beheira
The Administrative Court decreed on Monday that the Journalists' Syndicate is to give its unemployed members...
Mohamed Gad, who launched a campaign in Aswan to boycott meat, called for a presidential decree to ban cattle slaughter for...

Middle East/North Africa

© Khamenei.ir/AFP/File | Ayatollah Mohammad Yazdi (right) says Iran's nuclear agreement with world powers should not "change our foreign policy" of opposition to the United States
 
 
 
The United States remains Iran's "number one enemy" despite a recent nuclear deal with world powers, the chief...
The UN's special envoy for Libya will on Tuesday meet with representatives of the country's rival parliament based...
Fire at Saudi Arabian oil workers 


 


 
Saudi authorities said Monday that three Canadians, one Pakistani and a Nigerian woman were among 10 people killed in a fire...

World

Migrants face Hungarian police in the main Eastern Railway station in Budapest, Hungary, September 1, 2015.
 
Hundreds of angry migrants demonstrated outside Budapest's shuttered Eastern Railway Terminus on Tuesday, demanding that...
Militants from Somalia's Al-Qaeda-affiliated Shebab group rammed a suicide car bomb into an African Union army base...
Police hunting for the perpetrators of Thailand's deadliest bombing have arrested a second foreign suspect, Prime...

Business

cairo stock 
Egypt's market closed in the red zone on Tuesday, as the world markets extend losses and China falters again, according...
Global stock markets plunged further on Tuesday as more gloomy evidence emerged of China's economic slowdown, leading to...
Egypt's El Sewedy Electric lifted second-quarter net profit to LE537.38 million ($68.63 million) from LE103.62 million a...

Science

When it comes to coping with climate change in the Arctic region, which is warming at three times the global average, some...
Elder women dealing with menopause
Many women with severe menopausal symptoms are not being treated for them even though safe, effective remedies are available...
Junk food
Regulating fast food kids' meals that include toys may end up making the meals healthier, according to a new study....

Arts

The last first-class luncheon menu from the ill-fated luxury cruise liner, the Titanic, dated August 14, 1912, is seen in this undated handout image courtesy of Lion Heart Autographs.
 
More than a century after first-class passengers aboard the ill-fated Titanic ate grilled mutton chops and custard pudding...
Prominent actress Ghada Adel arrived in Hurgada on Monday to film the last scenes of her upcoming movie "Ahwak" (...
Hollywood actor Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp tops the cast of stars headed to Venice this week for what is shaping up as something of a watershed edition of...

Living

London's carnival
London's Notting Hill Carnival kicked off with a riot of color despite grey skies on Sunday, in a celebration of...
Moraine Lake in Banff National Park, in Alberta, Canada. 
For the childless traveller, the empty nester, or the lucky families with built-in babysitter grandparents, take advantage...
Imam of Mohamed Ali Mosque leads Eid al-Fitr prayer, Cairo, 19 August 2012.
An Egyptian muezzin has been suspended by the authorities after being accused of intoning "Prayer is better than...