Militants in Egypt's Sinai peninsula fired rockets into southern Israel on Friday in an incident that caused no casualties but appeared to be linked to fighting between Islamist insurgents and Egyptian security... Saturday, 4 July, 2015 - 10:46
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi attending the funeral of assassinated General Prosecutor Hesham Barakat
Two years to the day after the army overthrew Egypt's Islamist president, the sounds coming from the mosque at Cairo's Tahrir Square were sadly telling. At the focal point of Egypt's upheavals, where... Saturday, 4 July, 2015 - 09:55
A civilian was killed on Friday during a protest rally in Cairo in support of Egypt's former president Mohamed Morsi, security sources said, on the second anniversary of the army's overthrow of the Islamist... Friday, 3 July, 2015 - 20:45
Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas on Friday dismissed as "propaganda" an Israeli claim that it provided support related to this week's jihadist attacks against Egyptian soldiers in Sinai. "The... Friday, 3 July, 2015 - 15:24
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi attending the funeral of assassinated General Prosecutor Hesham Barakat

Egypt

Sadat Metro Station
The Egyptian authorities reopened on Saturday the Sadat Metro station, according to the Egyptian Company for Metro...
Screen grab of Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi as he speaks at the World Economic Forum on the MENA region in Jordan on Friday, May 22, 2015.
 


 
 

 
President Abdel Fattah El Sisi approved on Thursday the state budget for 2015/2016 fiscal year after introducing some...
Salafi demos
The Washington Institute for Near East Policy said that at a time when the President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi government is...

Middle East/North Africa

The Syrian army and its allied militia have launched a major assault on the rebel-held Syrian city of Zabadani, the Lebanese...
 Fearing for their safety in Tunisia after a gunman killed dozens of tourists, sun-seeking Europeans are switching to...
A year and half of nuclear talks between Iran and major powers were creeping towards the finish line on Friday as...

World

Tens of thousands of Greeks took to the streets on Friday in rival rallies that laid bare the deep divide heading into a...
France on Friday rejected a request for asylum by Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.   Assange has been living for the...
Supporters of Greece's bailout terms have taken a wafer-thin lead over the "No" vote backed by the leftist...

Business

cairo stock 
Egypt's stock market has witnessed losses of LE2.15 billion this week, as all indexes were down, Egyptian Exchange data...




Reuters/Reuters - An employee counts money at a bank in Cairo September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih






 


 
The central bank let the Egyptian pound depreciate for the first time in five months on Thursday, a move analysts said would...
Egypt's market traded sideways on Thursday's session, as the benchmark EGX30 index went down by 0.68 percent,...

Science

Many of us know all too well the frustration that comes of buying a shiny new gadget, only to see it smashed into a thousand...
The Centaur comes from the same company that helped build the Global Hawk surveillance drone. 

 

 
Little drones flying overhead are one thing. A much larger, unmanned, four-seater airplane is another. You may not have...
Medication
For nearly a century, insulin has been a life-saving diabetes treatment. Now scientists are testing a tantalizing question:...

Arts

Former American President Richard Nixon
Oh, Richard Nixon. Such a character you are. Literally. Perhaps no other modern president has been impersonated, parodied...
 A statue dating back to the ancient Assyrian era.
The head of the UN cultural organisation on Wednesday called for a campaign against the "culture cleansing" being...
Spice Girls
Taking inspiration from the Spice Girls, whose popularity endures 15 years after the group split, British all-girl pop band...

Living

In search of peace? Maybe it's time to move to Iceland. According to the nonprofit Institute for Economics and Peace,...
Mickey Mouse posing for a picture with a visitor in Disneyland theme park.
Most of us are happy with being flung around in a roller coaster or spun high in a Ferris wheel. The rush of fear and the...
A flight information signboard shows the status of AirAsia flight QZ 8501 from the Indonesian city of Surabaya to Singapore at Changi Airport in Singapore December 28, 2014.
Aviation website AirlineRatings.com has just released its annual list of the world's 10 safest airlines....