Minister of Social Solidarity Ghada Wali said Saturday that Coptic Christian families fleeing terrorism in the city of Al-Arish, northern Sinai would be returned to their normal lives in the city within 2 to 3 days at... Saturday, 25 February, 2017 - 16:28
Cairo Criminal Court on Saturday cleared former president Hosni Mubarak’s chief of staff from illicit gain charges. Zakaria Azmy offered to pay back LE1.8 million in settlements for illicit gain charges last year... Saturday, 25 February, 2017 - 16:26
AFP/File | A health department worker disinfects the house of an Egyptian suspected of having the H5N1 strain of bird flu on March 21, 2005 in al-Abiyat, north of Cairo
A 48-year-old Egyptian man has died from the H5N1 strain of bird flu, the Health Ministry said on Saturday, the first victim of the virus this year. The head of Fayoum Heath Directorate Hisham al-Shennawy said Saturday... Saturday, 25 February, 2017 - 15:20
Head of Journalist's syndicate Yehia Qalash during Wednesday's protests against the Interior Ministry.
Qasr al-Nil Misdemeanor Appellant Court on Saturday delayed the verdict on the appeal made by journalist unionists against an earlier ruling convictin them for harboring colleagues wanted by the law and spreading false... Saturday, 25 February, 2017 - 13:50
AFP/File | A health department worker disinfects the house of an Egyptian suspected of having the H5N1 strain of bird flu on March 21, 2005 in al-Abiyat, north of Cairo
Head of Journalist's syndicate Yehia Qalash during Wednesday's protests against the Interior Ministry.

Egypt

Tarek Amer
Egyptian Central Bank Governor Tarek Amer said late on Friday that he expects the country's foreign debt to reach 30...
Sunny weather over Alexandria, 12 January 2013.
Meteorologists expect warm weather to prevail on Sunday across most of the country, with cold temperatures prevailing at...
The Egyptian government undertook several preparations to receive the mission of the International Monetary Fund (IMF),...

Middle East/North Africa

Militants attacked Syrian security forces in the western city of Homs on Saturday killing at least 14 people, the Syrian...
Egyptian-American community activist Rana Abdelhamid demonstrates how to hold one's fist for an attack punch during a self-defense workshop designed for Muslim women in Washington, DC, March 4, 2016 in this handout photo provided by Rawan Elbaba. Picture taken March 4, 2016....
 
Turkey's military has changed its regulations to allow female officers to wear headscarves while on duty, defense...
US-backed Iraqi security forces closing in on the Islamic State-held western half of Mosul launched a major offensive on the...

World

More than 1,000 people took to the streets of Manila on Saturday to protest Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's...
President Donald Trump said he would make a massive budget request for one of the "greatest military buildups in...
The nerve agent VX, a chemical the United Nations classifies as a weapon of mass destruction, was used to kill the estranged...

Business

China's flag
President Donald Trump declared China the "grand champions" of currency manipulation on Thursday, just hours after...
International Cooperation Minister Sahar Nasr
Minister of International Cooperation Sahar Nasr met on Wednesday with a delegation from the Industrial and Commercial Bank...
The Ministry of Manpower's labor representative office in Saudi Arabia, located at the Egyptian Consulate in Jeddah,...

Science

Gaining traction: Smart glasses will represent 11% of the market. 
Dust off your Google Glass Explorer editions, according to new data, smart glasses is where the smart money will be in the...
Smartphones are revolutionising the diagnosis and treatment of illnesses, thanks to add-ons and apps that make their...
Astronomers have found at least seven Earth-sized planets orbiting the same star 40 light-years away, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal Nature. The findings were also announced at a news conference at NASA Headquarters in Washington (artist's renditions via CNN).
Astronomers have found at least seven Earth-sized planets orbiting the same star 40 light-years away, according to a study...

Arts

Oscars statuette
On their way to this year's Oscars, Dev Patel searched for his Indian roots, Denzel Washington wrestled with racism as...
Rescue workers from Syria's White Helmets -- the subjects of an Oscar-nominated documentary -- said they received US visas to attend next week's prestigious Academy Awards ceremony (Thaer Mohammed / AFP).
U.S. immigration authorities are barring entry to a 21-year-old Syrian cinematographer who worked on a harrowing film about...
Journalists attend a preview of a new exhibition of dresses worn by the late Princess of Wales Diana, at Kensington Palace in London, Britain February 22, 2017 (Peter Nicholls / Reuters).
Gowns worn by Princess Diana for everything from meeting diplomats to dancing with movie stars feature in an exhibition...

Living

Expedia's latest etiquette survey identified some annoying passenger habits. Photo: AFP
 
 
 
Keep your knees and feet to yourself. That’s the overarching message from Expedia’s latest etiquette survey...
A woman holding a baby on her back in the village of Zhongdong, where a group of 18 families live inside a natural cave.
High in the misty hills of southwestern China, an hour’s hike from any road, the lowing of livestock echoes through...
One of the most traditional gastronomic experiences in Japan is the omakase, the equivalent of a Western tasting menu, in...