Army tank in North Sinai
 Islamic State militants launched a wide-scale coordinated assault on several military checkpoints in Egypt's North Sinai on Wednesday in which 50 people were killed, security sources said, the largest attack... Wednesday, 1 July, 2015 - 14:41
Arish police station bombing
A senior security official has told Al-Masry Al-Youm that the siege on a police station in Arish was lifted and three police officers were injured during a clash between North Sinai militants and army personnel earlier... Wednesday, 1 July, 2015 - 14:38
Walid al-Bunni, spokesman of National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces, speaks at a press conference on 27 December 2012, in Istanbul. Syria's opposition umbrella group, which most Western and Arab powers opposed to the Damascus regime have recognised, met Sunday in Istanbul in a bid to name a prime minister-in-exile, one of its leaders said.
Syrian opposition coordinator Hassan Abdel Azim said in an interview with Al-Masry Al-Youm that a transitional government comprising all opposition factions and political forces is the main way out of the Syrian crisis... Wednesday, 1 July, 2015 - 13:48
Egypt amended again a draft budget for the 2015/2016 fiscal year and has cut the projected deficit to 8.9 percent of gross domestic product, from a projected 9.9 percent in the version released last month. The new... Wednesday, 1 July, 2015 - 13:31
Army tank in North Sinai
Arish police station bombing
Walid al-Bunni, spokesman of National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces, speaks at a press conference on 27 December 2012, in Istanbul. Syria's opposition umbrella group, which most Western and Arab powers opposed to the Damascus regime have recognised, met Sunday in Istanbul in a bid to name a prime minister-in-exile, one of its leaders said.

Egypt

An Israeli soldier walks near a burned Egyptian military vehicle, that was seized by Islamist gunmen in a deadly cross-border assault on Sunday, after it was towed to an Israeli army base just outside the southern Gaza Strip, 6 August 2012. Islamist gunmen killed at least 15 Egyptian police on Sunday and seized two military vehicles to attack a crossing point into Israel, the deadliest incident in Egypt's tense Sinai border region in decades.
The Associated Press reports about a number of Egyptian soldiers taken hostage by North Sinai militants are difficult...
After all kinds of fishing in the Red Sea has been banned for three months in order to preserve fry, fishermen have resorted...
Egypt's Investment Minister Ashraf Salman (Photo: Reuters)
The government was handed the assets of the formerly privatized Steam Generators Company on Tuesday upon a judicial order to...

Middle East/North Africa

The number of US-trained Syrian rebels has dropped to less than 100, one year after the Pentagon announced a US$500 million...
Kuwait's first-ever legislation on the rights of domestic helpers is a "major step" that other Gulf states...
Rebel fire on a residential district of Yemen's battleground second city Aden killed at least 20 civilians and wounded...

World

A move in Russia to review the legality of a 1991 decision formally granting Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia independence from...
Austrian Muslim activist Omar al-Rawi, a founding member of the Austrian Muslims Initiative, condemned the attack on the...
Eurozone stocks and peripheral bonds rallied on Wednesday, extending gains after a report that Greece was ready to accept...

Business

A customer uses a petrol nozzle to fill up his tank in a gas station in Nice August 27, 2012.
 
Oil prices bounced from three-week lows in choppy trade on Tuesday as investors awaited a Greek debt default, shying away...
 Egypt's Emaar Misr for Development will now list on the Egyptian Exchange on or around July 5, it said in a...
cairo stock 
The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) is closed on Tuesday upon the decision of Ibrahim Mehleb, the prime minister, it was decided...

Science

Technicians work in the processing of silicone gel breast implant manufactured by the French company Sebbin laboratories in Boissy-l'Aillerie, northern Paris January 12, 2012.
 
In an international study, plastic surgeons from different countries had varying preferences for the ideal size and shape of...
Elderly women exercise with wooden dumbbells during a health promotion event to mark Japan's ''Respect for the Aged Day'' at a temple in Tokyo September 17, 2007.
 
Women with symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may be at an increased risk for heart attacks and strokes,...
Cairo will witness on Tuesday evening a rare conjunction of planets Venus and Jupiter to huddle close together in skies 
Cairenes can enjoy a beautiful view tonight when the planets of Venus and Jupiter appear close together in the sky.  ...

Arts

Actress Simone said that reactions of critics and viewers to her series “Bein al-Sarayat” have been positive....
A Croquembouche is presented at chef Jacques Pepin's 80th Birthday celebration at the FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen, Colorado June 19, 2015 in this handout picture provided by FOOD & WINE magazine.
 
Renowned celebrity chef Jacques Pépin may be approaching his 80th birthday, but the award-winning cook is still going strong...
Actor Ben Affleck (R), his wife, actress Jennifer Garner, and their daughter Violet Affleck leave after a Senate Appropriations State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs Subcommittee hearing on ''Diplomacy, Development, and National Security'' on Capitol Hill in...
 
Hollywood A-list couple Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner on Tuesday announced plans to divorce, a day after their 10th...

Living

The word "festival" conjures plenty of unwelcome images: knee-deep mud, leaky tents and sinister burgers.  ...
Drowsy port towns aren't trying to make it big.   They're content to sit quietly idle without the throngs of...
, Tianna Swisher, a student at Liberty Valley Elementary School in Danville, Pa., attempts to drink from the water fountain at Montour Preserve near Washingtonville, Pa., during an outdoor field trip. Fluoride in drinking water, credited with dramatically cutting cavities and tooth decay, may now be too much of a good thing. It's causing spots on some kids' teeth. The federal government announced Monday, April 27, 2015, that it is lowering the recommended level of fluoride in drinking water for the first time in more than 50 years. (Bill Hughes/Press-Enterprise via AP, File)
 
 Phone-based surveys show that nearly four of every 10 kids and teens in the US were exposed to violence or abuse over...