Salva Kiir
President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi signed on Saturday an agreement with his South Sudanese counterpart Salva Kiir Mayardit over bilateral cooperation between the two countries. According to the agreement, joint... Saturday, 22 November, 2014 - 11:43
Defendants in foreign funding standing in cage during the first session of trial, Cairo Criminal Court, February 26,2012. The judge adjourned the session until April, following a chaotic first court session.
By the end of 1984, torture in places of detention returned strongly after a hiatus of just a few months, following the first term of President Hosni Mubarak.   With the rise in the number of torture cases,... Saturday, 22 November, 2014 - 10:56
Egypt will use machines made by a German firm to bore at least four tunnels under the Suez Canal, part of an $8 billion project to expand the waterway that the government hopes will raise revenues and foreign currency... Saturday, 22 November, 2014 - 08:58
Ramy Ashour (pictured playing Nick Matthew in Australia in August 2011) kept alive his hopes of becoming the first Egyptian in nearly half a century to win the British Open title with a performance of athleticism and great artistry which carried him into the semi-finals. (AFP Photo/Andrew Dent).
Ramy Ashour won one of the greatest World Open finals Friday when he saved a match point to triumph 13-11, 7-11, 5-11, 11-5, 14-12 against his Egyptian compatriot Mohamed El Shorbagy.Shorbagy, who has just become world... Friday, 21 November, 2014 - 22:30
Salva Kiir
Defendants in foreign funding standing in cage during the first session of trial, Cairo Criminal Court, February 26,2012. The judge adjourned the session until April, following a chaotic first court session.
Ramy Ashour (pictured playing Nick Matthew in Australia in August 2011) kept alive his hopes of becoming the first Egyptian in nearly half a century to win the British Open title with a performance of athleticism and great artistry which carried him into the semi-finals. (AFP Photo/Andrew Dent).

News

The Russian Foreign Ministry said on Friday that Egyptian doctors tried until the last minute to save the life of the Russian tourist, 39-year-old Yevgeni Kuznetsov, who fell into a coma and was taken to the hospital in Hurghada on 11 November....

World

AFP / by Taieb Mahjoub | Bahraini protestors call for the boycott of the upcoming parliamentary elections as they stand in front of riot police during a rally in the Shiite village of Diraz, west of Manama on November 21, 2014
Bahrain holds legislative elections Saturday for the first time since a 2011 uprising, despite a boycott by the Shiite opposition that led the pro-...
AFP/File | Demonstrators clash with riot police during a protest against the suspected massacre of 43 missing Mexican students, in Guerrero State on November 10, 2014
A former police chief in Cocula, the Mexican town where witnesses say 43 missing students were massacred, was arrested for allegedly participating in...
AFP / by Anne Chaon | A health worker from Sierra Leone's Red Cross Society Burial Team 7 carries the corpse of a child in Freetown on November 12, 2014
The death toll in the Ebola epidemic has risen to 5,459 out of 15,351 cases identified in eight countries by the end of Nov. 18, the World Health...

Economy

Central Bank Governor Hesham Ramez
Central Bank Governor Hisham Ramez said that, with the last payment of Qatar’s deposit, Egypt will have payed US$6 billion back to Doha since June 2013, pointing out that the last batch of the deposit is $500 million to be paid at the...

Culture

AFP/File | Chinese actress Gong Li, pictured during the Cannes Film Festival in southern France, on May 20, 2014
Chinese-language cinema A-listers and stars from Japan and Hollywood gathered in Taiwan on Saturday for this year's Golden Horse Film Awards,...
Egyptian actor and singer Bushra said she misses singing and is now working on a new album.   Bushra promises her fans the new album will be...
Campaign backing Iraqi poet Saady Youssef
Supporters of Iraqi poet Saady Youssef have launched a campaign to defend him after fellow Iraqi intellectuals called to burn his works...

Life Style

Getty/AFP/File | Carbohydrates are associated with heightened levels of a fatty acid linked to increased risk for diabetes and heart disease, Ohio State University study shows
Long-derided saturated fats -- associated with an array of health problems such as heart disease -- caught a break when research revealed their...
AFP / by Gianrigo Marletta | Finalists of the World Muslimah Awards, Safitri Rahmadani (L) of Indonesia, Gesti Nur Ula Deraputri (C) of Indonesia and Ainur Nelissa of Malaysia, reciting the Koran in Yogyakarta, on November 20, 2014
An eclectic mix of women from around the world will compete in the finale of a pageant exclusively for Muslims in Indonesia Friday, seen as a riposte...
Detekt
A new tool to enable journalists and human rights defenders to scan their computers for known surveillance spyware has been released Thursday by...