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Business activity in Egypt's private sector, excluding oil, shrank in July, with modest declines in output, new orders, and employment, a survey showed on Tuesday. The Emirates NBD Egypt Purchasing Managers'... Tuesday, 4 August, 2015 - 10:03
Egypt is set to inaugurate a "new Suez Canal" waterway touted as an achievement rivalling the digging of the original, as it seeks to boost both its economy and international standing. The ceremony on Thursday... Tuesday, 4 August, 2015 - 08:45
Women protesters urge release of political prisoners outside the Ettahadiya Presidential Palace
At least 94 Egyptian women are currently in prisons or have been arbitrarily detained in Egypt, according to a report recently released by the Egyptian Coordination of Rights and Freedoms.   The report revealed... Monday, 3 August, 2015 - 18:20
Al-Mahrousa royal yacht
The Ministry of Interior is gearing up to secure the historical celebrations of the new Suez Canal, set for August 6, in the presence of a galaxy of political leaders and world figures. High level security sources at... Monday, 3 August, 2015 - 17:00
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Women protesters urge release of political prisoners outside the Ettahadiya Presidential Palace
Al-Mahrousa royal yacht

Egypt

Urban Development Minister Laila Iskandar
Urban Development Minister Laila Iskandar has announced the best nine out of 36 conglomerates in the contest to develop the...
Hot weather
Wahid Seoudi, spokesperson for the Meteorological Agency, said extremely hot weather will continue until mid-August, adding...
Tarek al-Zomor
Tarek al-Zomor, the fugitive president of the Construction and Development Party, which is the political arm of the Gamaa...

Middle East/North Africa

Britain will extend its air campaign in Iraq against Islamic State militants by a year, Defense Secretary Michael Fallon...
Fighters loyal to Yemen's exiled president Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, bolstered by Gulf Arab support, seized the country...
More than 1,500 schools have been damaged or destroyed as a result of the conflict in Iraq's troubled Anbar province...

World

The Obama administration unveiled a major climate change plan on Sunday aimed at a large reduction in greenhouse gas...
When Manuel Garcia opens his house door near Peru's capital, his neighbors rest in a macabre tableau of tombs and wall...
Nepal's proposed new constitution has sparked fury from women who say their citizenship, property and other rights are...

Business

Natural gas field in the Mediterranean
Egypt has awarded five oil and gas concessions that are expected to bring in minimum total investments of about $100 million...
Egyptian Exchange
The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the General Authority for Investment and Free...
Egypt's market extended its loses on Monday's session, as the benchmark EGX30 index went down 0.87 percent,...

Science

Up to 70 rotting crocodile heads have been found in an old freezer dumped at a remote Australian town, police said Tuesday,...
A close-up of the Sindipumba Glaciar in Ecuador, as a new study shows that glaciers are losing between 50 to 150 centimetres (20 to 60 inches) of thickness every year.
Glaciers worldwide have shrunk to levels not seen in 120 years of record-keeping, with melt-off accelerating in the first...
exercise / work out
Foods like Clif Bars and Wheaties cereal are packaged to evoke connotations of promoting fitness, however, a new study says...

Arts

One Direction band
Best-selling boy band One Direction released a surprise first single as a foursome on Friday, two days after former member...
YouTube beauty hit Nikkie Tutorials caused an online sensation with her video "The Power of MAKEUP!" - 2015 INSTAGRAM
FROM perfect surf to rolling vineyards and some of the hottest nightspots in the US, California has it all. If you're...
Hollywood star Tom Cruise
Tom Cruise's "Mission: Impossible -- Rogue Nation" dominated the US box office this weekend with an impressive...

Living

The abandoned baby was taken to hospital in the capital but did not appear to have any physical disabilities, according to a report in the Beijing Times
 
 
 
A newborn baby girl was abandoned in a Beijing public toilet and fell head-first down the pipe, reports said Monday, after...
Duolingo​ a language learning platform in the world, has launched  an English course for Arabic speakers ON 26 July 2015.  
Every Arabic speaker in the world will now be able to learn English for free since language learning platform Duolingo...
 by Ailéen Kimutai | Picture released by Aegis Trust on July 14, 2015 shows former New York marathon champion Tegla Loroupe (C) handing out a trophy and 'Walk-for-Peace' merchandise to a participant
 
 
 
John Kelai became a runner to escape a hard and dangerous life in northern Kenya, where three of his uncles were killed in...