The Trade and Industry Ministry has released its expectations for 2015, with a number of agreements and new job opportunities.   The ministry, according to a statement released on Thursday, is anticipating... Thursday, 25 December, 2014 - 18:46
Dr. Yehia al-Shazly, a spokesperson for the National Committee to Combat Viral Hepatitis, said that five new Sovaldi dismemberment centers were added to bring the total number to 21 centers nationwide. The... Thursday, 25 December, 2014 - 17:10
Two women's rights campaigners detained in Saudi Arabia have been transferred to a special tribunal for "terrorism", activists said on Thursday after the women appeared in court. The ruling came at a... Thursday, 25 December, 2014 - 15:12
Seven Muslim Brotherhood "supporters" were referred to the prosecution on Thursday in Upper Egypt's Minya governorate, on charges of planning "terrorist" operations during Christmas and New Year... Thursday, 25 December, 2014 - 14:34

News

Al-Taweed Wal Nour
Sayed al-Suerky, the owner of the Al-Tawhid Wal Nour department store was referred to a misdemeanor court on Thursday on charges of insulting the Egyptian flag, according to Law No. 41 of 2014 that was issued by former Interim President Adly Mansour...

World

© AFP/File | Members of a brigade headed by field commander Salah Bogheib and loyal to Khalifa Haftar hold up their guns as they fight alongside Libyan army troops against Islamist gunmen in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on December 17, 2014
 
 
 
At least 19 soldiers were killed in clashes with Islamist militia on Thursday in eastern Libya, where an oil tank also caught fire in separate...
© Getty/AFP/File | US benchmark West Texas Intermediate for January delivery sank $1.16 in afternoon trade to $54.77
 
 
 
Saudi Arabia, the world's largest crude exporter, on Thursday announced a 2015 budget with a huge $38.6 billion deficit due to the sharp decline...
© AFP/File | In February 2011, two Iranian warships entered the Mediterranean through the Suez Canal for the first time since the Islamic revolution of 1979, prompting Israel to put its navy on high alert
 
 
 
Iran launched extensive military drills on Thursday, local media reported, in a show of strength stretching several hundred kilometres from the...

Economy

Egyptian shares traded sideways in Thursday’s session with EGX30 closing 0.30% down recording 8,740.12 points and a turnover of LE372million.   Meanwhile, the EGX70 and the EGX100 also closed up 0.14 percent and 0.47 percent respectively...

Culture

A pile of books
“This year’s best seller lists include a lot of familiar authors and characters—over half of the books on the lists are part of a...
Lobna Abdel Aziz
Actress Lobna Abdel Aziz told talk show host Isaad Younis of the CBC channel that strange things happened to the cast while shooting the film “...
© AFP / by Ian Timberlake | Saudi artists stand in front of paintings displayed during a showcase of Saudi art on streetside billboards on December 22, 2014 in the capital Riyadh
 
 
 
In highly conservative Saudi Arabia where most forms of entertainment are forbidden, art has taken to the streets. Dozens of paintings are being...

Life Style

Recollections of strict, unaffectionate parents were more common among young adults with an unhealthy attachment to Internet use, compared to their...
© AFP/File / by Salam Faraj | Displaced Iraqi Christians, who fled the violence in the city of Mosul, rest inside a class room after they took refuge in Arbil, the capital of the autonomous Kurdish region of northern Iraq, on August 20, 2014
 
 
 
For 40-year-old Ghassan, who shares a small, damp Baghdad classroom with nine relatives, Christmas this year is offering little to celebrate. "...
© AFP/File / by Rita Daou | Syrian children attend a class inside a tent at a refugee camp in the Lebanese village of Baaloul, west of the Bekaa Valley, on December 16, 2014
 
 
 
In a squalid camp in eastern Lebanon, a school in a tent with a chalkboard and brightly coloured desks offers children who fled Syria's war a...