Prosecutors referred 40 people to criminal court on Sunday after an investigation revealed that they communicated with Islamic State fighters in Iraq and Syria, judicial sources said.    The head of the... Sunday, 3 May, 2015 - 15:42
© Mohamed el-Shahed, AFP | Members of Egypt's constitutional court hold a session to rule on the law organising the upcoming parliamentary elections on March 1, 2015 in the capital Cairo
 
Giza Criminal Court has issed a death sentence against Anas Abd Rabbu Suleiman, convicted of joining the Muslim Brotherhood.   The documents of the lawsuit were submitted to the Granfd Mufti, who may ratify... Sunday, 3 May, 2015 - 14:50
A group of 30 political parties issued a joint statement on Sunday, calling for rejecting the current House of Representatives draft law, unless a broader political consensus is reached.    The political... Sunday, 3 May, 2015 - 14:47
© Italian Navy/AFP/File | Migrants sit in a boat during a rescue operation off the coast of Sicily in early December
 
 
 
Three people died when a boat carrying migrants to Europe sunk on Saturday off of Egypt's coast, security sources and state media in Egypt said. The deaths of as many as 700 people attempting a similar trip from... Sunday, 3 May, 2015 - 14:27
© Mohamed el-Shahed, AFP | Members of Egypt's constitutional court hold a session to rule on the law organising the upcoming parliamentary elections on March 1, 2015 in the capital Cairo
 
© Italian Navy/AFP/File | Migrants sit in a boat during a rescue operation off the coast of Sicily in early December
 
 
 

Egypt

Blocking Gamasa-Mansoura Highway January 24, 2015
North and South Giza prosecutors ordered the detention of 145 Brotherhood members for 15 days on Sunday, pending...
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier checks his watch outside the Beau Rivage Palace Hotel during a break in the Iran nuclear program talks in Lausanne April 2, 2015. REUTERS/Ruben Sprich
Germany's foreign minister said he wants to see for himself a picture of the Egyptian political transition which...
Health Minister Adel Adawy inaugurated a factory that will produce Sovaldi, the drug for hepatitis C, in Sadat City on...

Middle East/North Africa

Dozens of gunmen from criminal gangs kidnapped seven Pakistani police from a checkpoint in the normally peaceful province of...
 
Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz al-Saud (right) greets Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad during a 2007 visit to Riyadh. The Saudi monarch has invited Ahmadinejad for an extraordinary summit of Muslim leaders to be held this month in the holy city of Mecca, according to the SPA news agency.
In late January, a former deputy of conservative ex-president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad who has been jailed for embezzlement...
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Saturday that Israel had learned of "concrete threats" of terror attacks...

World

Three people were pulled out alive from the rubble of their home eight days after Nepal's devastating earthquake, an...
Austria wants a refugee quota for every country in the European Union to help absorb hundreds of migrants arriving every day...
The city of Baltimore was on Sunday to observe a day of prayer two weeks after a 25-year-old black man died of injuries...

Business

Egypt's market closed in the red zone on Sunday's session, as the EGX30 declined by 1.26 percent, reaching 8,562.97...
An official source in the telecommunications sector has revealed that the three mobile operators: Vodafone, Mobinil and...




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






 


 
Egypt's central bank kept the pound steady at LE7.53 to the dollar at a foreign exchange auction on Sunday while the...

Science

Tharu Castle
Antiquities Minister Mamdouh al-Damaty has announced the discovery of an ancient Egyptian army camp in the Tjaru Fortress in...
Headache
Strength training might help prevent tension headaches, or at least reduce their pain, according to a small Danish study....
working out
Groin injuries are common in sports requiring quick direction changes, acceleration and deceleration – and they’...

Arts

 B.B. King performs at the 32nd annual B.B. King Homecoming concert
Blues legend B.B. King was in hospice care Friday at his home in Las Vegas, according to a longtime business associate with...
Noah's Ark
Students from the Faculty of Mass Communication at Cairo University have shot a graduation project documentary film about...
Ossama Raouf, director of the Youth Theater, said that only two dates were left for each of the productions of "...

Living

A French oral surgeon performs maxillofacial reconstruction surgery (dental implants) in an operating room
A south Florida man is suing a hospital for emotional distress, saying his leg was amputated and thrown in the garbage with...
Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, carries her son Prince George alongside her husband Prince William as they visit the Sensational Butterflies exhibition at the Natural History Museum in London, July 2, 2014.
 
Britain's Duchess of Cambridge, the wife of Prince William, gave birth to a girl on Saturday, the couple's second...
A general view of Matera's Sassi limestone cave dwellings in southern Italy April 30, 2015. 
 
Italy is teeming with places that make you feel like you are on a movie set -- the Trevi Fountain in Rome, the Amalfi coast...