A power outage occurred at Maspero for the second time in less than a month on Tuesday at 10 pm. A judicial committee has started investigating the incident.    The committee was formed by the public funds... Wednesday, 27 May, 2015 - 13:09
 Egypt's prime minister has appointed new government representatives to the board of state-owned landline monopoly Telecom Egypt, his office said in a statement on Wednesday. The new board of the company will... Wednesday, 27 May, 2015 - 12:35
Sada el-Balad talk show host Ahmed Moussa
TV presenter Ahmed Moussa said late Tuesday he was going to challenge a two-year sentence upheld by the Nasr City Appeals Court for libel charges.   In his show on the satellite TV channel Sada El-Balad, Moussa, a... Wednesday, 27 May, 2015 - 12:30
A court in Sharqiya sentenced nine people to three years in prison on Tuesday for their involvement in violence, as well as their affiliation with the banned Muslim Brotherhood organization.   The verdict... Wednesday, 27 May, 2015 - 11:41
Sada el-Balad talk show host Ahmed Moussa

Egypt

heat wave
 
Wahid al-Seoudi, spokesperson for the Meteorological Agency, said temperatures will decrease on Thursday by 8 to 10 degrees...
Egyptian prime minister Ibrahim Mahlab.
The Secretary General of the Saudi-Egyptian Businessmen Association (SEBA), Ahmed Sabry, said the Agriculture Minister has...
Five hundred sixty-four stranded Palestinians from Egypt and other foreign countries have crossed through the Rafah border...

Middle East/North Africa

Israeli aircraft struck a number of sites in the Gaza Strip from the air early on Wednesday, residents and the Israeli...
A supermarket at Maponya shopping mall, in Soweto. The Israeli foreign ministry dismissed as "unacceptable" a decision by the South African cabinet on Wednesday approving the placing of Occupied Palestinian Territory labels on imported goods from Jewish settlements.
The United Nations has predicted a 4 percent growth rate for North Africa’s economies throughout 2016, 0.3 percent...
The number of people beheaded in Saudi Arabia this year overtook the total for all of 2014 on Tuesday, despite activists...

World

Madagascar"s President Hery Rajaonarimampianina attends the opening ceremony of the 22nd Ordinary Session of the African Union summit in Ethiopia"s capital Addis Ababa January 30, 2014.
Madagascar's parliament voted to impeach President Hery Rajaonarimampianina, threatening to derail rebuilding efforts...
For years Turkey has boasted NATO's largest army, bar only the United States, and now President Tayyip Erdogan wants a...
More than 1,100 people have died in a major heatwave sweeping India, authorities said Wednesday, as forecasters warned...

Business

Housing Minister Mostafa Madbouly
The Housing Minister attended the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the ministry and a Chinese firm to carry...
Mohamed Omran, Chairman of the Egyptian Stock Exchange
The Egyptian Exchange is preparing to organize its second annual conference for stock market investments, labelling the...
 The board of Egypt's Medinet Nasr for Housing and Development (MNHD) has approved an offer from a unit of Saudi...

Science

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.
The World Health Organization got the go-ahead Tuesday for a sweeping shake-up, including a $100-million war chest to battle...
A French oral surgeon performs maxillofacial reconstruction surgery (dental implants) in an operating room
A genetically modified herpes virus was effective in fighting skin cancer by infecting and destroying cancer cells as well...
Coffee beans
Drinking the caffeine equivalent of more than four espressos a day is harmful to health, especially for minors and pregnant...

Arts

Binge drinking among young people has increased in many countries in recent years.
"James Bond" and "Mad Men"... According to a recent British study, movies and television series in which...
Muslims slaughtering sacrifial sheep during first day of Eid al-Adha, Nuba, 26 October 2012.
Nubians are celebrating the launch of the first alphabetical dictionary of their ancient language in Saudi Arabia.  ...
 B.B. King performs at the 32nd annual B.B. King Homecoming concert
Nevada officials said on Monday they would conduct a homicide investigation into the death of B.B. King who died this month...

Living

Dozens of female protesters gather at Biblioteca Alexandria, to protest against sexual harassment and violence against Egyptian Woman, Alexandria, 12 February 2013.
A group of young adults have decided to launch a campaign that tackles women's issues and rights.   Launched on the...
Coffee maker and cafe owner Sasa Sestic, from Canberra, is the second Australia coffee maker to win the World Barista Championship in the competition's 15th year
Australia is world-renowned for its love of beer. But its passion for a different type of brew -- coffee -- is what has been...
The world's poorest nations are receiving less than a third of development aid, and this support is waning
 
 
 
he world's poorest nations, the bulk of which are in sub-Saharan Africa, are receiving less than a third of development...