At the third National Youth Conference in Ismailia, President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi answered a selection of questions submitted through a new initiative “Esaal al-Ra'ees” (Ask the President) which allowed... Thursday, 27 April, 2017 - 16:28
Tourists visit the Sphinx at the Giza Pyramids on the outskirts of Cairo, Egypt, November 8, 2015 (Amr Abdallah Dalsh  /  Reuters).
The Independent has published a report urging UK tourists to reconsider spending their holidays in Egypt, saying that tourism in Egypt could be on its way to recovery. The report, posted on Wednesday and titled “... Thursday, 27 April, 2017 - 13:29
Iman after undergoing weight loss surgery in india 
Eman Abd el-Aty, the 36-year-old Egyptian who until recently was believed to be the heaviest woman alive, weighing in at 500 kg, could be leaving Saifee Hospital in Mumbai for Burjeel hospital in Abu... Thursday, 27 April, 2017 - 11:56
The Egyptian State Council's Judges Club announced it would not supervise the upcoming parliamentary elections in objection to the new Judicial Authority Law, which was approved by the Parliament on... Thursday, 27 April, 2017 - 10:44
Tourists visit the Sphinx at the Giza Pyramids on the outskirts of Cairo, Egypt, November 8, 2015 (Amr Abdallah Dalsh  /  Reuters).
Iman after undergoing weight loss surgery in india 

Egypt

On a scaffold several storeys high beneath the dome of a Cairo church, Ayman William paints for the glory of God, unfazed by...
Egypt prisons on the rise People walk past an Egyptian army tank positioned outside Cairo's Tora prison, March 23, 2014.
 
The National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) has called for a review of the preventive detention period, which can last up...
Following reports that Endowments Minister Mokhtar Gomaa hinted a potential suspension of religious studies classes in...

Middle East/North Africa

With the prospect looming of a Middle East peace initiative by a new US administration more sympathetic to Israel,...
A proposal to establish sports education colleges for Saudi women failed to win enough votes in the kingdom's top...
Morocco's parliament has approved a new coalition government created to end months of political and economic deadlock....

World

Britain would find it difficult to refuse a request for military assistance in Syria from the United States if President...
President Donald Trump has given the military the authority to reset a confusing system of troop limits in Iraq and Syria...
Trump, Netanyahu discuss bringing Arab nations into talks on Palestinians
Israel is seeking an "understanding" with the Trump administration that Iran must not be allowed to establish a...

Business

The Finance Ministry approved the disbursement of a 10 percent social allowance for workers, during a meeting with the...
Egypt has about 2.6 months' worth of wheat in its strategic reserves and expects to buy up about 3.8 million tonnes from...
An offshore platform of Aramco's Karan non-associated gas field is seen in Saudi Arabia's territorial waters in this undated handout picture.
HSBC Holdings Plc (HSBA.L) has been formally mandated as an adviser on the initial public offering of Saudi Arabia's...

Science

Pyramids of Giza
Egypt administrative prosecution referred 12 former employees of the Antiquities Ministry to trial in a disciplinary court...
Malaria drugs
A new malaria vaccine will be tested on a large scale in Kenya, Ghana and Malawi, the World Health Organization said Monday...
A woman picks up some mandarin oranges at a fruits shop in Sydney June 7, 2011.
 
Humans likely developed large and powerful brains, researchers said recently, with the help of what is today the simplest of...

Arts

I.M. Pei (left), the architect of the once-controversial Louvre Pyramid now an icon of the French caoital, is to turn 100 (AFP Photo/Eric Feferberg / AFP). Global architect, Pei has been the design force behind JFK Airport, El Paso Tower and the Museum of Islamic Art, among many other sites.
The modernist architect I. M. Pei, who was once pilloried for plonking a glass pyramid into the courtyard of the Louvre,...
Chelsea Clinton takes part in a discussion during the Clinton Global Initiative's annual meeting in New York, September 29, 2015.
 
Hollywood actresses Blake Lively and Jessica Chastain were among the six women honored on Friday for their philanthropic...
An aerial shot of the British Library at St Pancras. Image: Tony Antoniou via AFP Relaxnews
 
 
 
The British Library has revealed plans for a 100,000sq ft expansion that will include additional exhibition space and...

Living

Effects of TV on children
An American study of young people in seven countries suggests that the violence they are exposed to via media content like...
hotel
Cleanliness and comfort outweigh little luxuries like a solid breakfast, pool or in-room deluxe coffee machine for hotel...
breakfast
For Earth Day 2017, which is focused on environmental literacy, take a look at the food waste movement, and what you can do...