The South Cairo Electricity Distribution Company and power station is pictured at the Imbaba area in Cairo, September 26, 2014. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
 


 
 

 
A group of 8 banks have offered to provide the Egyptian Electricity Holding Company (EEHC) with a LE10bn loan, aimed at repaying the dues owed to the Egyptian General Petroleum Company (EGPC), according to daily... Tuesday, 5 May, 2015 - 15:13
Former intelligence chief Omar Suleiman
Former CIA director Michael Morell disclosed in his book, "The Great War of Our Time" (to be published soon), new details about the January 25 2011 revolution and the agency's failure to anticipate the... Tuesday, 5 May, 2015 - 13:50
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Business activity in Egypt's private sector, excluding oil, came close to stabilising in April after a three-month contraction, as new orders rose, a survey showed on Tuesday. The HSBC Egypt Purchasing Managers... Tuesday, 5 May, 2015 - 13:47
Egyptian Foreign Ministry
 Egypt will be hosting an expanded forum for Libyan tribes later this month to "unify the Libyan people," the Foreign Ministry announced on Tuesday. The ministry said in a statement that the forum aims... Tuesday, 5 May, 2015 - 12:51
The South Cairo Electricity Distribution Company and power station is pictured at the Imbaba area in Cairo, September 26, 2014. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
 


 
 

 
Former intelligence chief Omar Suleiman
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Egypt

Mehleb at Economic Summit
Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb will visit France on May 12 upon an invitation from French President Francois Hollande to sign...
The Cairo Criminal Court adjourned Tuesday the re-trial of businessman Ahmed Ezz, as well as Amr Assal, the former head of...
Minister of Higher Education al-Sayyed Abdel Khaleq
The Higher Education Ministry is considering taking advantage of the opportunity to work with the Agence Universitaire de la...

Middle East/North Africa

Warplanes carried out more than 30 strikes overnight on the northwestern Yemeni provinces of Saada and Hajja near the border...
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday Tehran would not accept nuclear talks under threat, state...
Deputy Executive Director of the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) Yoka Brandt has warned that the situation of women and...

World

The government and opposition in Burundi are meeting in a bid to defuse tensions after days of deadly demonstrations against...
After his brother beat him with chains, Abdullah decided enough was enough and fled his home in Kabul to Pakistan, where he...
Pro-Russian separatists inspect vehicles at a road checkpoint outside the town of Lysychansk in the Luhansk region of eastern Ukraine, 24 June 2014.
The leaders of the self-proclaimed Luhansk People's Republic (LPR) in eastern Ukraine declared martial law on Monday,...

Business

Egypt's market boosted its gains for the second day in a row, as the EGX30 on Tuesday's session rose by 2.04 percent...
Atef Abdel Latif, tourism expert and member of the Marsa Alam and South Sinai investors associations, has stressed the need...
Shareholders in Egypt's GB Auto have subscribed to almost all of its LE960 million ($125.82 million) rights issue as the...

Science

Usha Ghatowar smiles wryly when asked about the pay she earns picking leaves at a colonial-era tea garden in India's...
Climate change could drive up to a sixth of animals and plants on Earth to extinction unless governments cut rising...
Tharu Castle
Antiquities Minister Mamdouh al-Damaty has announced the discovery of an ancient Egyptian army camp in the Tjaru Fortress in...

Arts

Lauryn Hill
Lauryn Hill is canceling a planned performance in Tel Aviv because she wasn't able to also schedule a concert in the...
 Egyptian diva Soad Hosny
As a curatorial tribute to the genre of non-fiction, Zawaya cinema is dedicating almost the whole month of May to a...
Rihanna arrives at the Costume Institute Gala Benefit at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, in New York, on May 5, 2015
China's march towards global ascendancy has taken another leap forward -- at least when it comes to New York high...

Living

Participants work out during a Spiderband fitness class in a handout picture taken at Fuel Fitness in Brooklyn, New York, in October, 2014.
Forget that ratty T-shirt. Workout clothes have gone high-tech and fashion forward.   Trendy fitness studios, slimming...
 by Robin Millard | Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge holds her newly-born daughter at St Mary's Hospital in central London, on May 2, 2015
 
 
 
Britain's new baby princess has been named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, Kensington Palace announced on Monday.   The...
An Iranian youth gets a haircut in an uptown Tehran barber's shop
 
 
 
Hairstyles of a spiky and unorthodox nature have reportedly been banned in Iran because they imply devil-worship, while...