Russia's President Vladimir Putin gives his annual televised question-and-answer session in Moscow
 
Deputy Russian Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov said President Putin is visiting Cairo in early 2015, as posted on the Russia Today website on Thursday.   The website quoted Bogdanov as saying that the visit is in... Friday, 21 November, 2014 - 14:06
The United Nations in Egypt is deeply concerned by recent developments in the case of Soheir El-Batei, the victim of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) who died in June 2013, as a result of an illegal procedure, it said in... Friday, 21 November, 2014 - 13:38
Cairo International Airport
South Korean Prime Minister Jung Hong-won is arriving in Egypt on Saturday as part of a visit to Egypt, Morocco and Azerbaijan to discuss ways to strengthen economic cooperation with these countries.   According to... Friday, 21 November, 2014 - 13:12
Army deplys in North Sinai
Egypt, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Egypt has indefinitely shut schools in two border towns in northern Sinai as the army prepares to intensify a battle with Islamist militants that turned the daily trip to lessons into a "... Friday, 21 November, 2014 - 12:51
Russia's President Vladimir Putin gives his annual televised question-and-answer session in Moscow
 
Cairo International Airport
Army deplys in North Sinai

News

Dozens of people with special needs staged demonstrations outside the Cairo Governorate headquarters on Thursday to demand housing units.  They accused the headquarters of nepotism in distributing units. Mahmoud Hussein, a protester, said he...

World

A bare 0.004 percent of the world's adult population controls nearly US$30 trillion in assets, 13 percent of the world's total wealth,...
West Bank Hamas leader Hassan Yusef was re-arrested by Israel after being released in a prisoner exchange.
Israel has arrested four Palestinians suspected of planning to kill Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman with an anti-tank rocket while he drove to his...
Labourers work at a construction site in Doha. On the outskirts of Doha, capital of one of the world’s richest countries, migrant workers who have helped build the city's glittering skyscrapers and luxury shopping malls live in conditions akin to a shantytown. As Qatar prepares to host the 2022 World Cup soccer tournament, and is pouring billions of dollars into an infrastructure programme that will require vast numbers of foreign workers, its treatment of migrant labour is coming under the international spotlight. Picture taken 18 June  2012.  
The 2022 World Cup should be held in Qatar only if the exploitation of migrant workers stops, FIFA presidential candidate Jerome Champagne told...

Economy

Central Bank Governor Hesham Ramez
Central Bank Governor Hisham Ramez said that, with the last payment of Qatar’s deposit, Egypt will have payed US$6 billion back to Doha since June 2013, pointing out that the last batch of the deposit is $500 million to be paid at the...

Culture

Egyptian actor and singer Bushra said she misses singing and is now working on a new album.   Bushra promises her fans the new album will be...
Campaign backing Iraqi poet Saady Youssef
Supporters of Iraqi poet Saady Youssef have launched a campaign to defend him after fellow Iraqi intellectuals called to burn his works...
AFP/File / by Michael Thurston | Actress Jennifer Lawrence arrives for the Los Angeles premiere of "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1," November 17, 2014
 Movie-goers worldwide will flock to see the new "Hunger Games" film this week, likely making it another blockbuster mega-hit -- even...

Life Style

Detekt
A new tool to enable journalists and human rights defenders to scan their computers for known surveillance spyware has been released Thursday by...
by Prune Perromat | By harnessing her natural beauty to the phenomenal power of social media Kendall Jenner (front)is rapidly emerging as the most prominent of a new generation of supermodels
Her elder half-sister Kim Kardashian may have tried to "break the Internet" with a provocative nude photo shoot last week, but Kendall...
 AFP/File | Women in authority suffer more mental health problems than lower-status female employees, a US study shows
Women in authority appear to be more vulnerable to depression than their male counterparts, a study by sociologists in the United States said....