East Delta company bus accident which killed five on Ain Sokhna road, October 5, 2012
Four people died and 38 were injured when a bus turned over on a highway in Beni Suef, reported Upper Egypt’s ambulance department.   Nineteen ambulances headed to the scene of the incident on the Desert Road... Monday, 8 February, 2016 - 11:31
 Egypt's central bank has received US$900 million from the China Development Bank under a $1 billion financing agreement signed last month, Central Bank Governor Tarek Amer said in state newspaper al-Ahram.... Monday, 8 February, 2016 - 11:15
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Egyptian police shot dead four suspected Islamist militants inside a house a few miles from central Cairo, the interior ministry said on Sunday, the third such incident in as many weeks.   It said the men belonged... Monday, 8 February, 2016 - 10:29
Ministry of Finance issues commeorative pounds for the New Suez Canal
Egypt is preparing its 2016-2017 budget on the basis of an exchange rate of LE8.25 to the dollar, as compared to LE7.75 the previous year, two government sources told Reuters on Monday.   The most populous Arab... Monday, 8 February, 2016 - 10:28
East Delta company bus accident which killed five on Ain Sokhna road, October 5, 2012
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Ministry of Finance issues commeorative pounds for the New Suez Canal

Egypt

Transport Minister Saad al-Geyoushi
Transport Ministry Spokesperson Ahmed Ibrahim denied news circulated recently in the media about the privatization of the...
The red carpet on which President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s procession passed for several kilometers during a visit to 6...
Health Minister Ahmed Emad Eddine said that Egypt will celebrate the International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital...

Middle East/North Africa

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) said on Sunday it was ready to send ground troops to Syria as part of an international...
Nabil Shurafa's travel agency in Gaza was once packed with clients booking flights to London, Paris, New York or cities...
An Israeli soldier was stabbed and lightly wounded in the southern city of Ashkelon on Sunday and the assailant was shot,...

World

Some of the 267 asylum seekers Australia wants to deport to an offshore immigration center following a court ruling are...
At least three people were killed and 14 wounded on Monday when a suicide bomber attacked a bus filled with Afghan army...
Myanmar's parliament will begin its election of the new president on March 17, cutting very close to an April 1 deadline...

Business

Finance Minister Hani Demian
Yields on Egypt's three-month treasury bills dropped while those on its nine-month bills rose at Sunday's auction,...
As oil and gas companies cut ever-deeper into the bone to weather their worst downturn in decades, boards have adopted...
 Palm Hills
Palm Hills, Egypt's second-largest listed property developer, reported on Sunday a 128 percent rise in fourth-quarter...

Science

More than 3,100 pregnant Colombian women are infected with the mosquito-borne Zika virus, President Juan Manuel Santos said...
A woman holds the hand of her mother who is dying from cancer during her final hours at a palliative care hospital in Winnipeg, 24 July 2010.
 Differences among alcoholics in who gets severe liver damage and who doesn’t might be partly due to differences...
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People living in countries with public smoking bans have lower exposure to secondhand smoke and better health, according to...

Arts

Cast members Lucy Liu, Dustin Hoffman, Angelina Jolie, Jack Black, Bryan Cranston, Kate Hudson and J.K. Simmons (L-R) pose at the premiere of 'Kung Fu Panda 3' at the TCL Chinese theatre in Hollywood, California January 16, 2016. The movie opens in the U.S. on January 29.
 
Hollywood fumbled the ball during a quiet Super Bowl weekend at the multiplexes as new releases such as “Hail, Caesar...
Beyonce (L), Chris Martin (C) and Bruno Mars perform during the half-time show at the NFL's Super Bowl 50 between the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos in Santa Clara, California February 7, 2016.
 
Coldplay headlined at Sunday's Super Bowl halftime show, but it was R&B super stars Beyonce and Bruno Mars who...
Leonardo DiCaprio (L) presents the Feature Film Nomination to Alejandro G. Inarritu during the 68th annual DGA Awards in Los Angeles February 6, 2016.
 
Hollywood’s directors named Alejandro Inarritu the best film director of 2015 for “The Revenant” at a gala...

Living

One of the most remarkable festivals in Europe, the Hom Strom, takes place in the Swiss town of Scuol. With overtones of " The Wicker Man," locals torch a giant straw effigy in the dead of winter.
Scuol is one of those perfectly preserved semi-isolated communities in the Lower Engadine valley of Switzerland, separated...
© AFP | Cyclists ride past buildings at Dubai Marina during Dubai Tour 2016
 
 
 
Germany's Marcel Kittel won the Tour of Dubai on Saturday after he outsprinted his rivals, claiming victory in the final...
CNN's Nima Elbagir speaks to a Kenyan family about why they choose to continue to brutal practice of female genital mutilation.
They covered her face and laid her down.   What happened next, Agnes wishes no girl would ever experience.  ...