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President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has issued a presidential decree (number 538 for the year 2016) amending some of the customs tariffs previously in force (decree number 184 for the year 2013). Under the new decree, which... Friday, 2 December, 2016 - 15:43



The Obama administration tore another hole in the already tattered US economic embargo by telling Americans they can now travel to Cuba as individuals, not just as part of approved organizations (AFP Photo/Yuri Cortez)



 
The head of the International Tourism Sector at the Ministry of Tourism Mohamed Abdel Gabbar said the inflow of German tourism for various Egyptian destinations flourished as the number of German flights reached 110 a... Friday, 2 December, 2016 - 15:23
Egyptian banks collected US$4.9 billion from  the currency exchange operations of citizens since the flotation of the pound on November 3, a high-level banking source revealed. Banks have taken over control of... Friday, 2 December, 2016 - 13:26
Political analyst and former MP Amr al-Shobky
The head of Al-Ahram Center for Political and Strategic Studies Amr al-Shobky expressed astonishment Wednesday that the final court ruling he recently obtained was not being implemented.   The ruling entitles him... Thursday, 1 December, 2016 - 14:19
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The Obama administration tore another hole in the already tattered US economic embargo by telling Americans they can now travel to Cuba as individuals, not just as part of approved organizations (AFP Photo/Yuri Cortez)



 
Political analyst and former MP Amr al-Shobky

Egypt

Cold weather in Alexandria
Meteorologists expect better weather throughout Egypt starting Saturday, with less clouds and brighter sunshine. No rains...
Egyptian pound
The Egyptian pound weakened further against the dollar on Thursday as some banks took advantage of a loosening of...
American singer Taylor Swift
US pop star Taylor Swift, boy band 'One Direction' and British singer Adele were the highest paid musicians in the...

Middle East/North Africa

Smoke rises during clashes in the town of Bashiqa, east of Mosul, during an operation to attack Islamic State militants in Mosul,... THAIER AL-SUDANI November 08, 2016 09:28am EST
 
Facing brutal urban warfare in Mosul and with their push slowed by the presence of one million residents, Iraqi commanders...
Denmark will withdraw its seven F-16 fighter jets from military operations in Syria and Iraq, broadcaster TV2 reported on...
Turkey and Russia, two of the main backers of opposing sides in Syria's civil war, said on Thursday they agreed on the...

World

US presidential candidate Donald Trump
The populist wave unfurling in many countries could claim a fresh victory in Austria Sunday if Norbert Hofer is elected...
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said on Thursday night he would nominate retired Marine Corps General James Mattis, known...
Ukraine's military said its two-day missile drill starting on Thursday would avoid the airspace over Crimea,...

Business

America kept hiring amid election shock.  The U.S. economy added 178,000 jobs in November, the Labor Department...
The dollar saw its biggest drop in almost a month on Monday, as a bashing for oil prices on doubts about an OPEC output cut...
Top OPEC oil exporter Saudi Arabia has told the producer group it will not attend talks on Monday with non-OPEC producers to...

Science

The BioSure HIV Self Test kit reacts to antibodies in a drop of the person's blood, producing two purple lines in the event of a positive diagnosis (AFP Photo/Rodger Bosch)



 



 
Dr. Anthony Fauci doesn't get too excited about the results of animal studies, and he doesn't make house calls. But...
Mallawy Museum in Minya has received 3,500 visitors over the past two months since re-opening in September, according to the...
Uber will seek to convince Europe's top court next week that it is a digital service, not a transport company, in a case...

Arts

Hollywood actress Natalie Portman
Despite its theatrical release, "Jackie" by all rights should have been a cable-TV movie. Indeed, in many respects...
The company organizing Amr Diab’s concert at a New Cairo hotel, scheduled for December 25th on the occasion of...
American singer Taylor Swift
US pop star Taylor Swift, boy band 'One Direction' and British singer Adele were the highest paid musicians in the...

Living

Santa in the sky
Not waiting at home for Santa Claus anymore, gourmets in Brussels are flying off aboard his sleigh to dine with him above...

Those used to sedentary lifestyles are better off picking endurance-based activities, such as cycling, Nordic walking, dance or aqua cycling. -Filepix
 

 
On the occasion of the Extreme Medical Expo in Scotland (November 18-21), Relaxnews spoke to one of the event's speakers...
Moraine Lake in Banff National Park, in Alberta, Canada. 
Editors of National Geographic Traveler magazine have released their picks for the best destinations of 2017, giving shout-...