A small group of demonstrators in Paris paid tribute Tuesday to slain activist Shaimaa al-Sabbagh, who was killed on Saturday while carrying flowers during a peaceful demonstration.   Demonstrators, including... Wednesday, 28 January, 2015 - 18:30
Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borisov speaks in the parliament in Sofia 20 February 2013.
Six Bulgarians working with the UN's World Food Programme (WFP) were detained by Sudanese rebels after their helicopter made an emergency landing in Sudan's war-torn South Kordofan province, the Bulgarian... Wednesday, 28 January, 2015 - 17:54
Families of 27 Copts kidnapped in Libya protest outside United Nations office in Cairo
Facing grim economic prospects at home, desperate young Egyptians are seeking jobs in Libya - a country sliding into lawlessness where armed groups battle for control and dozens of their compatriots have been kidnapped... Wednesday, 28 January, 2015 - 17:45
The Health Ministry said on Wednesday that 15 people were injured in bombings on Tuesday in several governorates, with nine in an explosion in Mostorod, including seven from the security forces, one in Kafr al-Sheikh,... Wednesday, 28 January, 2015 - 17:14
Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borisov speaks in the parliament in Sofia 20 February 2013.
Families of 27 Copts kidnapped in Libya protest outside United Nations office in Cairo

News

Kasr al-Nil Bridge
Overlooking the Cairo Tower, the Opera House and the Arab League building, 150-year-old Kasr al-Nil Bridge is guarded by four lions and has become a meeting place for people who come to it to breathe some fresh air in the summer heat.  ...

World

1 OF 20. Hostages run past a police officer (C) near Lindt Cafe in Martin Place in central Sydney December 16, 2014.
CREDIT: REUTERS/JASON REED
A hostage who died during a siege in a downtown Sydney cafe was killed when she was struck by fragments of a bullet fired from a police officer...
Libyan Red Crescent workers prepare parcels of food aid to be delivered to civilians fleeing violence in the eastern city of Benghazi, in Misrata November 4, 2014.
 
 A power struggle between two rival governments that threatens to tear Libya apart has started to take its toll on Misrata, an important...
Smoke billows from burning tires as Sudanese demonstrators protest against rising prices near the main market of Nyala, the capital of South Darfur state, on Tuesday. Eight people were killed Tuesday during the protest. (AFP Photo/)
The Brussels-based section of Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) will pull out of war-torn parts of Sudan due to a lack of cooperation from authorities,...

Economy

Workers clean windows next to a Nissan Motor Co.'s vehicle, displayed outside the company's showroom in Yokohama, south of Tokyo 8 February 2012.
Nissan and Ford issued recalls of hundreds of thousands of cars Wednesday to address problem parts that could lead to injuries. Nissan said it was calling in around 768,000 Pathfinders, Infiniti JX35s, QX60s and Rogues around the world to repair two...

Culture

Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb has opened the 46th session of Cairo International Book Fair.   The opening was attended by Culture Minister Gaber...
Odeon Cinema will screen a special showing next Sunday evening of the documentary film “The Mulberry House” (Bayt al-Toot) at al-...
Islamic Preacher Amr Khaled
Islamic preacher Amr Khaled said that the hero of his new novel called “Rafy Barakat” does not depict himself, adding that the novel is...

Life Style

On Dokki neighborhood streets, Amm Gaber, 45, roams among cars and traffic lights, holding a box, and shouts, "Freska! Freska! Oh, sweeter than...
A portrait of the Twitter logo in Ventura, California, 21 December 2013.
Twitter on Tuesday began rolling out new group chat and video features as it worked to ramp up use of the one-to-many messaging service. "...
A trained climber treating the infested palm tree from the red palm weevil.
“Participating in one of the world’s largest palm date exhibitions in Abu Dhabi back in December and selling our local products to an...