A soldier inspects the trunk of a car in the governate of North Sinai, 23 August 2013.
Military Spokesperson Mohamed Samir declared the killing of 11 alleged extremists in the Sinai Peninsula on Sunday after a heavy exchange of fire with military troops.   Egyptian troops were fired upon by mortar... Monday, 24 November, 2014 - 19:04
Egypt is trying to renegotiate an extension of an agreement worth $1.5 billion with Suez Canal Container Terminal which has a concession to run a port near the entrance to the canal, a government official said. Ahmed... Monday, 24 November, 2014 - 15:39
Pro-Morsy protestors clash with security forces on 6th of October bridge, 15 July 2013.
A number of security forces massed outside one of the training centers in Fayoum city, protesting their lack of vacation over the past three months and accusing one of the supervising officers of abusive treatment,... Monday, 24 November, 2014 - 14:56
Libyan dissident army general Khalfa Haftar
Libyan General Khalifa Haftar, who is leading the operation Dignity, clarified that Egypt has not provided him with weapons, planes or troops, but only with logistic materials like administrative issues and supply.... Monday, 24 November, 2014 - 11:27
A soldier inspects the trunk of a car in the governate of North Sinai, 23 August 2013.
Pro-Morsy protestors clash with security forces on 6th of October bridge, 15 July 2013.
Libyan dissident army general Khalfa Haftar

News

Three people were killed on Monday when an electricity transformer exploded in the Hikestep area due to the heavy rains, a security source told Al-Masry Al-Youm.   No details yet have been provided on the incident.     Edited...

World

 AFP/File | This photo taken on January 16, 2012 shows steam rising from cooling towers of the coal-fired power plant of Scholven in Gelsenkirchen, western Germany
Germany aims to limit coal use in electricity production to meet the country's target in cutting Earth-warming carbon emissions, according to a...
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/)
 Caught in a forgotten war between rebels and government forces and beset by bandits who roam the lawless roads, villagers in Darfur say their...
Former US Senator Chuck Hagel (R-NE) testifies during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on his nomination to be Defense Secretary, on Capitol Hill in Washington, January 31, 2013. Hagel, 66, is a decorated Vietnam War veteran and a former two-term Republican senator.
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has resigned, a U.S. defence official said on Monday, adding that President Barack Obama had accepted his...

Economy

The Egyptian stock exchange fell as its main index EGX30 dipped 1.27 percent to 9,156.68 points in a total turnover of LE681 million. The broader index EGX70 was down 2.2 percent, and EGX100 lost 1.6 percent. Foreign institutions were net buyers,...

Culture

‘Sugar and Lemon’ is a name given to a district after a visit to Mohamed Ali Pasha. Residents tell the story of his visit every time they...
Spanish filmmaker Sergio  Candel
Despite not receiving an award at the Cairo International Film Festival for “Miss Brackets,” Spanish Director Sergio Candel...
AFP/File / by Deborah Cole | The Museum of Fine Arts (Kunstmuseum) in Bern is to announce Monday whether it will accept a German recluse's bequest of a spectacular trove of more than 1,000 artworks hoarded during the Nazi era
A Swiss museum is to announce Monday whether it will accept a German recluse's bequest of a spectacular trove of more than 1,000 artworks hoarded...

Life Style

FP/File | A recent study revealed that Denmark was the top country for cellphone and Internet use, followed by Iceland, Britain, and the US in 14th
Denmark has overtaken South Korea as the world's top country for cellphone and Internet use, a study released Monday said. In third place was...
A Saudi internet surfer checks his Twitter account at a coffee shop in Riyadh. Malaysia has deported a young Saudi journalist who is wanted in his home country over a Twitter post about the Prophet Mohamed that sparked calls for his execution, according to an official. (AFP Photo/Fayez Nureldine)
Affordable access to the Internet should be a human right, as it represents hope for political freedom and economic prosperity to many around the...
 International Space Station (ISS) crew Anton Shkaplerov of Russia matches palm with his daughter Kira from a bus window before the launch of the Soyuz-FG rocket at the Baikonur cosmodrome November 23, 2014.
CREDIT: REUTERS/DMITRY LOVETSKY/POOL
A Russian Soyuz rocket blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazahkstan on Sunday to deliver three new crew members to the International Space...