Tiran and Sanafir locate at the south entrance of the Gulf of Aqaba in the north part of the Red Sea.
 
Egyptian lawyers ceded, on Saturday, a request to replace the judges presiding over a government appeal against a former verdict that nullified a border demarcation agreement between Egypt and Saudi Arabia made in April... Saturday, 30 July, 2016 - 16:26
Female genital mutilation (FGM)
An Egyptian doctor who performed a deadly female circumcision operation on a girl has served a three-month sentence, he and a lawyer said Saturday, in a first since a 2008 ban. Raslan Fadl had been sentenced in January... Saturday, 30 July, 2016 - 14:17
Parliament speaker Ali Abdel Aal has rejected a request to extend the time set for a fact-finding committee's investigations into claims of wheat harvest embezzlement, on the basis of objections to the committee... Saturday, 30 July, 2016 - 12:45
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi received Pope Tawadros and several senior figures in the Coptic Orthodox Church on Thursday for discussions on relations between Egypt's religious communities, which have been under... Friday, 29 July, 2016 - 13:28
Tiran and Sanafir locate at the south entrance of the Gulf of Aqaba in the north part of the Red Sea.
 
Female genital mutilation (FGM)

Egypt

La Pes Pespassenger ferry set sail from Hurghada this morning, heading to Sharm El-Sheikh on her first crossing in three...
Amir Ramses' "Jews of Egypt" is a chapter of Egypt’s history, a forgotten one, just as it is a forgotten part of Jewish history generally.
The number of women in Egypt's Jewish community shrank to just six on Friday, when the death of Lucy Saul was announced...
Sharm el-Sheikh airport
A delegation from the British House of Commons — the lower house of parliament — arrives in Sharm el-Sheikh on...

Middle East/North Africa

Libyan forces made a fresh push on Friday to capture ground from Islamic State militants besieged in the center of their...
Islamic preacher Fethullah Gulen is pictured at his residence in Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania September 24, 2013.
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Azerbaijan closed an independent television station on Friday that planned to air an interview with Fethullah Gulen, the...
Up to 1 million people could be driven from their homes in northern Iraq soon as fighting intensifies in a government...

World

Brazil's former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and the former chief executive of investment bank Grupo BTG Pactual...
Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon speaks at the Women in the World summit in London, Britain, October 9, 2015.
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Most Scots still back remaining in the United Kingdom despite Britons voting to leave the European Union, a move which was...
Indonesian authorities detained seven people in northern Sumatra island on Saturday on suspicion of attacking several...

Business

The global economic slowdown has hurt millions of households, but has at least had a silver lining: with oil prices falling...
pool/ club
If your family's average spending is LE60.7 thousand per annum, slightly more than LE5,000 per month, then you belong to...
The price of the US dollar has fallen against the Egyptian pound on the black market after the official announcement of...

Science


The new PokeFit app tracks fitness during Pokemon Go playing time.
 
The popularity of Pokemon Go has already beckoned new ventures, like the PokeFit app for Android, reports Tech Crunch....
People who feel ill after eating wheat but who don't have celiac disease may finally have a biological explanation for...
New York City has reported its first case of a baby born with the birth defect microcephaly related to exposure to the Zika...

Arts

Jasmine Tooke's summery highlights are seen in this selfie posted on her Instragram account. — Picture courtesy of Jasmine Tooke's Instagram account
 
Brace yourselves for a summer of Instajealously — the fashion world has officially gone on vacation. But as the stars...
Singer Beyonce
Beyonce’s Formation World Tour continues its success, with US$123 million in sales at the end of its first leg,...
Filmmaker Mohamed Khan
Filmmaker Mohamed Khan has passed away at Andalus Hospital in the Cairo neighborhood of Maadi at the age of 74....

Living

According to a new UK study money can buy you happiness, as long as you buy something that suits your personality 
Imagine a shop where you can buy everything...   OK, OK, yes we've heard of the Internet, but we were thinking of...
Two newly released studies show that the beneficial effects of exercise such as cycling, walking, dancing and even gardening helps in the prevention of Alzheimer's disease. 
The beneficial effects of physical and mental exercise on brain health are already well established. A new American study...
reading books
Although it has long been assumed that reading is good for your mental health, there has been little evidence so far to...