Palestinian factions Hamas and Islamic Jihad have launched a scathing attack on Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas for urging an Arab intervention in the Gaza Strip akin to the Saudi-led assault on Yemen... Monday, 30 March, 2015 - 14:38
Six suspected militants were killed in clashes with security forces south of Sheikh Zuweid in North Sinai, security sources said on Monday. Sources said 21 "extremists" were arrested in the clashes, including... Monday, 30 March, 2015 - 13:29
The Egyptian government has predicted the Suez Canal's GDP share to decline gradually over the next five years, reaching 1.6 percent in FY 2018/2019, compared to the 2 percent targeted during the current fiscal... Monday, 30 March, 2015 - 13:01
The date of the arrival of the Norwegian HOG gas carrier to the port of Ain Sokhna has not been specified yet due to security procedures in the Gulf of Aden and the strait of Bab el-Mandeb, Chairman of the Holding... Monday, 30 March, 2015 - 12:43

News

Clubs will go bankrupt if the football league is suspended again, the Minister of Youth and Sports Khaled Abdel Aziz told Al-Masry Al-Youm on Monday.   "Al-Ahly Club President Mahmoud Taher has told me that his club will go bankrupt if...

World

The president and CEO of The Associated Press called Monday for changes to international laws that would make it a war crime to kill journalists or...
The UN's International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) said Friday that three pesticides, including the popular weedkiller Roundup, were...
Results from Nigeria's elections, potentially the closest contest since the end of military rule in 1999, were due to start trickling in on...

Economy

Cash transactions cost the state about 1.5 percent of GNP, including the cost of printing money and securing the transfer of funds, said Ashraf Moussa Sabry, the CEO of a large electronic payment services company.   Limiting the amount of cash...

Culture

Hollywood actor Paul Walker poses for photographers during a news conference for Fast and Furious 4
When his lead actor died suddenly, James Wan knew there was not another director who could give him advice on how to finish the film.  Wan was...
Diego Barkan, director of the excavation for the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA), shows fragments of ancient basins unearthed at an archaeological dig in a future construction site in Tel Aviv March 29, 2015. 
 
Fragments of ancient beer-brewing basins unearthed in Tel Aviv indicate that Egyptians more than 5,000 years ago had settled farther north than...
American singer Taylor Swift
The iHeartRadio Music Awards should be called the iHeartTaylorSwift Awards.   The pop singer cleaned house at the show Sunday, winning artist of...

Life Style

Sleeping
Getting too little sleep is linked to poor health, but short naps might partly offset that effect, a small study suggests. Sleep deprivation can have...
The Apple logo is pictured on the front of the company's flagship retail store near signs for the central subway project in San Francisco, California 23 January 2013. 
Nine months after Apple and IBM began working together on building mobile apps for businesses, some of the first fruits are about to appear at UK...
COMBINATION PHOTO - In this two photo combination picture, the Eiffel Tower with its usual lighting at left, and after the lighting was switched off at right, at the occasion of the Earth Hour, in Paris, France. This Saturday, 28 March 8:30 p.m. local time, individuals, businesses, cities and landmarks around the world are switching off their lights for one hour to focus attention on climate change.
The Eiffel Tower went dark briefly to mark Earth Hour, the campaign to raise awareness about climate change. The five-minute dark-out on Saturday...