ROUND-UP OF ABUSES AGAINST JOURNALISTS by Reporters Without Borders
Egyptian authorities are using the courts to stifle journalism, Amnesty International said on Sunday in a report that listed 18 reporters and media workers jailed and dozens more facing criminal investigations. The New... Sunday, 3 May, 2015 - 08:55
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (L) during talks in Riyadh with Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi arrived at Riyadh airbase Saturday on a short visit to Saudi Arabia for talks with King Salman bin Abdel Aziz al Saud. Egyptian Ambassador in Riyadh Afifi Abdel Wahab said Sisi... Saturday, 2 May, 2015 - 16:55
A helicopter flies overhead as soldiers in military vehicles proceed towards al-Jura district in El-Arish city from Sheikh Zuwaid, around 350 km (217 miles) northeast of Cairo May 21, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer
 


 
 

 
Egypt's armed forces has  killed at least 115 suspected militants were eliminated by the armed forces in North Sinai in April alone , the army spokesman announced on Saturday. Spokesman Mohamed... Saturday, 2 May, 2015 - 16:39
Social Democratic Egyptian Party Chief Mohamed Abul Ghar said reports submitted by security services to President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi over political parties and coming parliamentary elections are contradictory.  ... Saturday, 2 May, 2015 - 12:39
ROUND-UP OF ABUSES AGAINST JOURNALISTS by Reporters Without Borders
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (L) during talks in Riyadh with Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz
A helicopter flies overhead as soldiers in military vehicles proceed towards al-Jura district in El-Arish city from Sheikh Zuwaid, around 350 km (217 miles) northeast of Cairo May 21, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer
 


 
 

 

Egypt

Suez Cement workers
Several labor and freedom groups have expressed their refusal of arbitrary actions committed against workers, as well as...
Egypt's Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb delivers a speech in EEDC
Independent survey center Baseera Director Maged Othman has said the Cabinet led by Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb enjoys...
The Democratic Current has agreed to establish a confederation among its parties, which includes Karama, Popular Current,...

Middle East/North Africa

Jordan's authorization of a breakaway wing of the Muslim Brotherhood has sent tensions soaring between the decades-old...
Iran's deputy foreign minister said Tehran will not let regional powers jeopardize its security interests in Yemen,...
Warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition struck a residential district of the Yemeni capital Sanaa overnight, killing eight to...

World

Burundi protest organizers on Saturday called for a two-day halt to demonstrations against President Pierre Nkurunziza's...
Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis said on Saturday that Greece could manage without a new "loan" if its debt...
Police fired tear gas at demonstrators on Friday as violent protests marred the start of the Milan Expo, a global fair the...

Business

© AFP/File | Emirati men sit under a stock market screen at the Dubai Financial Market (DFM) in Dubai, on January 30, 2011
 
 
 
Gulf stock markets edged up in early trade on Sunday, supported by strong oil prices and positive corporate news. Brent...
A ship passes a petro-industrial complex in Kawasaki near Tokyo December 18, 2014.
 
The Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) said on Friday the value of Egyptian oil exports...
Housing Minister Mostafa Madbouly
Housing Minister Mostafa Madbouly has declared the Egyptian-Canadian international alliance will build a suspension railway...

Science

US aviation regulators are talking to drone makers and service providers about testing commercial drones that can fly beyond...
Depression pills
The world is doing far too little to combat the misuse of antibiotics which is fuelling drug resistance and allowing long-...
A file picture dated March 11, 2014 shows the Eiffel Tower and Paris roofs through a haze of pollution.
France has just two months to act over dangerously high levels of air pollution or face being hauled in front of the...

Arts

A worker sweeps the floor in front of Gerhard Richter's 'Abstraktes Bild,' estimated at a price in the region of $30 million, ahead of a preview event for Sotheby's upcoming evenings of impressionist, modern and contemporary art, in the Manhattan borough of New York City May...
 
With prices for top-tier works of art at an all-time high, records for paintings and sculpture appear certain to fall at...
Special fashion ambassador for Milan's Expo 2015 Italian designer Giorgio Armani poses during a photo call before his fashion show to celebrate the 40th anniversary
Italy's Giorgio Armani celebrated 40 years in fashion with a star-studded gala and opening of a museum dedicated to his...
Home - animation film
Hollywood studio DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc reported a bigger-than-expected quarterly loss as the company spends heavily...

Living

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...
The iconic Memphis pyramid is shown in downtown Memphis, Tennessee April 29, 2015.
The Memphis Pyramid, a former sports and concert arena and Mississippi River landmark which has sat largely idle for 11...