On Saturday, the Egyptian government backed down from it's zero-tolerance policy on the presence of ergot fungus in imported wheat shipments. The policy had been adopted and abandoned several times in the past year... Friday, 30 September, 2016 - 10:00
Police convoys and security patrols, crowds of angry people and fires blazing. This was the scene on Monday in the village of Kafr Hemeid, Ayat, Giza governorate, after the mauling to death of a little girl by an... Friday, 30 September, 2016 - 10:00
Central Security Forces
A senior assistant to Egypt's top prosecutor survived an assassination attempt when a car bomb exploded in an eastern suburb of Cairo as his motorcade was passing by on Thursday evening, an interior ministry... Friday, 30 September, 2016 - 00:13
Protest at the Lawyers Syndicate on Apr. 14, 2016 against the transfer of the Red Sea islands Tiran and Sanafir to Saudi Arabia.
The Cairo Court of Urgent Matters decided on Thursday to suspend the administrative judiciary's ruling on the invalidity of the Tiran and Sanafir islands transfer agreement, according to lawyer Khaled Ali. The... Thursday, 29 September, 2016 - 15:23
Central Security Forces
Protest at the Lawyers Syndicate on Apr. 14, 2016 against the transfer of the Red Sea islands Tiran and Sanafir to Saudi Arabia.

Egypt

A court in Cyprus on Friday ordered the extradition of an Egyptian who hijacked an aircraft with a fake explosive belt,...
Egypt witnessed its highest devorce rate in two decades during 2015, the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and...
Egypt gave the green light on Thursday for Interpol and the European Union to drop charges against Hussein Salem, a...

Middle East/North Africa

United Nations (United States) (AFP) - The United Nations aid chief warned Thursday that Aleppo faces a humanitarian...
Turkish police raided the country's biggest prison and courthouse on Friday after arrest warrants were issued for 162...
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shook hands and exchanged brief words at...

World

Saudi Arabia on Thursday warned of "disastrous consequences" from a United States law allowing 9/11 victims to sue...
Train crash in New Jersey.
At least one person was killed and more than 100 injured, some critically, when a commuter train plowed into Hoboken station...
U.S. President Barack Obama (R) meets with Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington September 4, 2015.
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Congress on Wednesday overwhelmingly rejected President Barack Obama's veto of legislation allowing relatives of the...

Business

© AFP/File | Africa's largest oil producer Nigeria has announced a cut in petrol prices, a month before the country votes in presidential and parliamentary elections
 
 
 
Oil prices dropped on Friday as investors took profits following a seven-percent rise in the last two sessions, amid doubts...
 
Dunkin' Donuts
Dunkin' Brands Group Inc (DNKN.O) said its donut chain, Dunkin' Donuts, will partner with Coca-Cola Co (KO.N) to...
Dozens of white taxi drivers protest against security failure, Egyptian Museum, Tahrir Square, Cairo, 15 November, 2011. Drivers said they suffer thuggery and car robbery.
The ride-hailing company Careem has launched its own "White Taxi" service as an extra option for clients wishing...

Science

Nine out of 10 people globally are breathing poor quality air, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, calling for...
Karim Al-Bana rides a bike. 
In the midst of Cairo’s unbearable traffic and heat, a young man with KarmSolar, a solar technology and integration...
The World Health Organisation (WHO) headquarters are pictured in Geneva April 27, 2009.
Over 43,000 Egyptians died from diseases related to air pollution in 2012, a report issued by the World Health Organization...

Arts

Cairo is a big city packed with things to do. Most residents could think of at least 10 activities to recommend to a visitor...
Singer Katy Perry
Madonna is re-inventing what it means to be nakedly political in an eyebrow-raising post to her social media accounts...
According to Rose, a major female model could take home up to £40,000 (approximately $50,780) in catwalk fees for an important show, compared to an average fee of £10,000 (approximately $12,950) for a man. - File Photo
The gender pay gap continues to fuel widespread political debate, but this week the attention is focused on the fashion...

Living

Bangkok's back!   The Thai capital has bounced to the top of an annual list of the world's most popular travel...
It's the annual announcement every nervous flier awaits with interest: AirlineRatings.com's safest airline award....

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

 
Awareness Month kicks off in October to raise awareness about the disease, its signs, symptoms, screening and diagnosis....