© AFP/File | A picture shows Egypt?s High Court in downtown Cairo on January 1, 2015, during the hearing of three Al-Jazeera reporters on charges of aiding the Muslim Brotherhood
 
 
 
 An Egyptian court on Thursday acquitted a state security officer who had been convicted of torturing to death an Islamist detainee, state media said, in a case that has fuelled anger over police brutality in the... Thursday, 28 May, 2015 - 19:21
A banner reads "Empty Tank" as tens of cars queue at petrol station, Cairo, January 16,2012 amid fears of an oil shortage.
Fuel smart cards will be available for car owners across the republic starting Friday, the Finance Ministry said Thursday, noting that the cards have already been provided to 15 governorates, with the rest of provinces... Thursday, 28 May, 2015 - 16:27
Al-Masry Al-Youm is celebrating its 4,000th issue since its launch June 7, 2004, a period during which it was witness to various turning points in Egypt’s history, including the breakout of two revolutions and... Thursday, 28 May, 2015 - 16:15
Supporters of Ahmed Shafiq at the Canada Egypt Business Council at Nile Tower
The political party founded by former presidential candidate Ahmed Shafiq has vowed to sue media outlets that reported Egyptian authorities had advised Shafiq to abstain from political comments.   Yahia Qadry... Thursday, 28 May, 2015 - 14:54
© AFP/File | A picture shows Egypt?s High Court in downtown Cairo on January 1, 2015, during the hearing of three Al-Jazeera reporters on charges of aiding the Muslim Brotherhood
 
 
 
A banner reads "Empty Tank" as tens of cars queue at petrol station, Cairo, January 16,2012 amid fears of an oil shortage.
Supporters of Ahmed Shafiq at the Canada Egypt Business Council at Nile Tower

Egypt

Sisi inspects the dredging of the new Suez Canal in Ismailia
 
The New Suez Canal inauguration ceremony should not add any extra burden on state budget.  The remark was made by...
Pope Tawadros II
The Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church decided Thursday that the establishment of a monastery would require written...
Nabih Maroun, executive vice-president of the Booz Allen Hamilton consulting agency in the Middle East and North Africa,...

Middle East/North Africa

Four people were killed when a car exploded near a Shi'ite mosque in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, on Friday, but authorities...
The UN nuclear watchdog said on Friday it had made incremental progress but no breakthrough in its inquiry into whether Iran...
Heavy fighting erupted in southern Yemen near Aden airport on Friday when a Sunni Muslim militia attacked Shi'ite Houthi...

World

Military personnel, believed to be Russian servicemen, walk in formation outside the territory of a Ukrainian military unit in the village of Perevalnoye outside Simferopol 3 March 2014.
From his hospital bed in the Ukrainian capital, Russian fighter Alexander Alexandrov feels abandoned by his country, its...
Myanmar insisted it was not to blame for Southeast Asia's latest influx of "boat people" at a regional crisis...
British Ambassador John Kasn
Edwin Small, spokesperson for the British government in the Middle East and North Africa, said the United Kingdom is...

Business

Egypt's Investment Minister Ashraf Salman (Photo: Reuters)
Investment Minister Ashraf Salman has announced that the ministery is conducting a clearing and settlement with stock market...
Switzerland-based supply chain solutions provider Panalpina will acquire its Egyptian agent Afifi, a highly respected family...
The Egyptian Commercial Representative Office in the UAE announced that the size of UAE investments in Egypt amounted to US$...

Science

Air purifier
 
 
People with heart conditions may benefit from using indoor air purifiers, suggests a small study from China. While the study...
© AFP/File / by Wissam Keyrouz | Falling oil prices hinder global efforts to develop renewable energy sources, experts warned on January 17 at a conference in Abu Dhabi
 
 
 
The home solar project will install approximately 3,600 solar energy units in four governorates, namely Aswan, Luxor, Qena...
nano gold particles cancer treatment 
New data to be released this weekend should help deepen the understanding of how broadly new drugs that unleash the body...

Arts

James Bond legend Roger Moore, British actor Idris Elba
James Bond legend Roger Moore insisted Saturday he had said nothing racist about fellow British actor Idris Elba -- tipped...
Musician Ed Sheeran poses with his wax figure at Madame Tussauds museum in the Manhattan borough of New York May 28, 2015. 
 
After six Grammy nominations, several hit songs and numerous sold-out concerts, singer Ed Sheeran donated a few hours to...
A pile of books
"The Girl on the Train" ousted James Patterson's "14th Deadly Sin" from the No. 1 spot on the U.S....

Living

Cairo's Merryland Park pictured in July 1963.
It was a symbol of a more liberal Egypt where young Muslims and Christians mingled under its leafy canopies, bands played...
Social Solidarity Minister Ghada Wali honored young Abdel Rahman Omran on Thursday, nicknamed the "Genius of the South...
Singapore’s Changi Airport
A list of some of the strangest requests made to travel agents reveals that some of us are a little more worldly than others...