Ahead of the inauguration of the New Suez Canal on Thursday, August 6, many people have noted that the Egyptian flags being flown throughout Cairo's main streets and squares are missing the golden eagle.... Sunday, 2 August, 2015 - 15:37
 U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry at dialogue" between Egypt and the United States 
The United States and Egypt are returning to a "stronger base" in their relationship despite tensions and concerns over human rights, US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday at the first strategic... Sunday, 2 August, 2015 - 15:37
Transitional Justice Minister Ibrahim al-Heneidi
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi issued amended laws on Saturday by presidential decree regarding exercising political rights and the House of Representatives, acording to Transitional Justice Minister Ibrahim... Sunday, 2 August, 2015 - 14:54
Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shukri with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.
Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shokry said on Sunday no journalists are imprisoned in Egypt because of their reporting. The comments came at a news conference following the first "strategic dialogue"... Sunday, 2 August, 2015 - 14:39
 U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry at dialogue" between Egypt and the United States 
Transitional Justice Minister Ibrahim al-Heneidi
Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shukri with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.

Egypt

Spoiled Food
In a nationwide inspection campaign of one million factories, hotels, restaurants, supermarkets, cafeterias, schools and...
The administrative court adjourned its decision regarding a request filed by businessman Hesham Talaat Mostafa demanding his...
An IED exploded Sunday under the car of judge Mohamed Abdallah Abbas, head of Khanka Court, which was parked outside...

Middle East/North Africa

The Burj Khalifa (Khalifa Tower) in Dubai.
The United Arab Emirates is to try 41 people on charges of seeking to overthrow the government to set up an Islamic State...
 Israeli security forces arrest a Palestinian woman during clashes at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in old city of Jerusalem
lashes broke out on Sunday at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque, one of Islam's holiest sites, two days after a Palestinian...
As many as 1,332 people were killed in violence across Iraq in July, according to a monthly report released on Saturday by...

World

Spain could become like Greece if the same austerity policies are imposed on the country, former Greek finance minister...
  The US government has "very recent indications" that "Jihadi John" -- the notorious, English-...
The new Afghan Taliban leader appealed for unity in the insurgency in his first public message released on Saturday amid...

Business

cairo stock 
Egypt's market closed in the red zone on Sunday's session, as the benchmark EGX30 index nched down 0.41 percent,...
Mobile phone subscribers May 2015
The number of cell phone subscribers in Egypt inched up 0.3 percent to 96.03 million in May 2015, compared to 95.75 million...




Reuters/Reuters - An employee counts money at a bank in Cairo September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih






 


 
Egypt's central bank kept the Egyptian pound steady at 7.73 per dollar at a foreign exchange auction on Sunday after a...

Science

Zimbabwe's wildlife authorities on Saturday announced restrictions on hunting around the country's biggest game...
 
© AFP / by Céline Serrat | Not so long ago, skeleton staff overwintering at the Ny-Alesund research centre could walk on the Arctic town's frozen bay and race their snow mobiles across its surface
 
 
 
Not so long ago, skeleton staff overwintering at the Ny-Alesund research center could walk on the Arctic town's frozen...
A woman sits with a sign showing a baby as she attends a ''Women Betrayed Rally to Defund Planned Parenthood'' at Capitol Hill in Washington July 28, 2015.
 
A political battle over the use of fetal tissue in medical research has been reinvigorated by the release of undercover...

Arts

US rapper Snoop Dogg performs on stage in Uppsala, Sweden on July 25, 2015
Italian police stopped American rapper Snoop Dogg at Lamezia Terme airport on Saturday for trying to board a plane with over...
by Benjamin Yeh | Chinese tourists visiting the late nationalist leader Chiang Kai-shek park in northern Taoyuan
 
 
 
One has been beheaded, others defaced. Some are dressed in costumes by pranksters. Statues of Taiwan's former ruler...
A painting entitled 'I Remember When All This Was Trees' is shown inside its crate in a warehouse in Beverly Hills, California in this June 25, 2015 handout photo released to Reuters July 28, 2015. The huge street mural painted on a derelict Detroit auto factory by elusive...
 
A large street mural painted on a derelict Detroit auto factory by elusive British artist Banksy is going up for auction in...

Living

 by Ailéen Kimutai | Picture released by Aegis Trust on July 14, 2015 shows former New York marathon champion Tegla Loroupe (C) handing out a trophy and 'Walk-for-Peace' merchandise to a participant
 
 
 
John Kelai became a runner to escape a hard and dangerous life in northern Kenya, where three of his uncles were killed in...
This little island in the Orkneys is reachable by the world's shortest scheduled flight: less than two minutes from Kirkwall. Some 90 people call this place home and are fiercely proud of its superb beaches and long history. 
Think Britain is just a small island off the coast of Europe?   Think again.   It's actually a huge number of...
"A hotel in Maine is offering guests the chance to stay in a crypt that was once home to the body of a Catholic priest who died more than 100 years ago. It comes with a custom-built coffin big enough for two, just in case guests aren't brave enough to stay alone.  "
Here's one for the bucket list, although for some it might be too close to the bucket for comfort.   A hotel in...