Russia’s President Vladimir Putin will start a two-day official visit to Egypt on 9 February 2015 to boost the bilateral relations between Moscow and Cairo, state-run news agency MENA quoted sources in Moscow as... Monday, 26 January, 2015 - 16:16
Egyptian Center for Economic and Social Rights (ECESR) said in a press release on Monday that  it submitted to the presidency, Cabinet and the legislative reform committee on Thursday a proposal that it recently... Monday, 26 January, 2015 - 16:03
Egypt will loosen restrictions on foreign currency transfers, according to Central Bank Governor Hisham Ramez.   "The Egyptian government will take further steps during the coming period toward easing... Monday, 26 January, 2015 - 15:59
Manal Hamdy al-Sayed, member of the National Committee to Combat Viral Hepatitis, said Egypt is taking part in an advisory committee of the US and EU food and drug administrations to develop new drugs for children of... Monday, 26 January, 2015 - 15:21

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Burnt train
Twenty-five people have been injured as a fire broke out inside a train at the old Shebin al-Kom stop in Menoufia.   In a statement on Monday, the Health Ministry said that the wounded were transferred to hospitals affiliated to Menoufia...

World

Hollywood star and United Nations envoy Angelina Jolie has urged world leaders to increase efforts in alleviating the suffering of victims of...
1 OF 14. Head of radical leftist Syriza party Tsipras speaks after winning elections in Athens, January 25, 2015.
 
 Greece's leftwing Syriza appeared on course to trounce the ruling conservatives in Sunday's snap election and could win the absolute...
A militia stands guard in front of the entrance to the 17 February militia camp after Libyan irregular forces clashed with them in the eastern city of Benghazi 16 May 2014. 
A new round of talks between rival Libyan factions will take place in Geneva on Monday, the United Nations said, even as gunmen kidnapped the...

Economy

A ship passes a petro-industrial complex in Kawasaki near Tokyo December 18, 2014.
 
Egypt's state gas board has awarded a $2.2 billion tender to import 75 cargoes of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to four international firms, its chairman said on Sunday, as the country seeks new energy sources. Declining production and increasing...

Culture

 
Greek singer Demis Roussos 
World renowned Greek singer Demis Roussos died in an Athens hospital at the weekend at the age of 68, the hospital said on Monday. The Egyptian-born...
Actress Yousra offering condolences over death of Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdel Aziz at the Saudi embassy, Cairo, 26 January, 2015.
Actress Yousra offered condolences on Sunday at the Saudi embassy in Cairo over the death of Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdel Aziz, who died early on...
An anti-Morsy protester waves an Egyptian flag as a military helicopter passes over Tahrir square during a protest to support the army in Cairo 26 July 2013.
Actor Amr Waked Hany Adel and Adham al-Saeed, members from the band Wust al-Balad Writer Mohamed Hefzy Actress Jihan Fadel and her husband Amr...

Life Style

© AFP | Miss Colombia Paulina Vega is crowned Miss Universe 2014 during the 63rd Annual MISS UNIVERSE Pageant at Florida International University on January 25, 2015 in Miami, Florida
 
 
 
Colombia's Paulina Vega was crowned Miss Universe Sunday, beating out contenders from the United States, Ukraine, Jamaica and The Netherlands at...
© AFP / by Haitham El-Tabei | Egyptian members of the Go Bike group take part in a bicycle ride in Cairo, on December 27, 2014
 
 
 
Yasmine Mahmoud cuts a defiant figure as she weaves her bicycle through the chaotic streets of Cairo, a place where few women dare to pedal. Every...
A worker from St Mary's Lacor hospital disinfects villagers during an earlier Ebola outbreak in Uganda. Seven doctors and 13 health workers at Kampala's Mulago hospital are in quarantine after "at least one or two cases" were taken there, with one later dying from the virus.
  A British nurse who had been critically ill with Ebola after working in Sierra Leone has been discharged from a London hospital after making a...