A year ago, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met secretly with the leaders of Egypt and Jordan in a failed attempt by the Obama administration to convene a wider regional summit on Israeli-Palestinian peace, Israel... Sunday, 19 February, 2017 - 14:46
The US dollar exchange rate continued its decline in banks on Sunday; the lowest rate found in banks was LE15.80 to the dollar in the National Bank of Egypt (NBE). The US dollar exchange rate reached LE20 in December... Sunday, 19 February, 2017 - 14:37
Le Marché 2013
Furniture and decor exhibition Le Marche is back on for April after Tarek Nour Advertising received official permission from the Egypt Expo and Convention Authority (EECA) to organize the event after it had been... Sunday, 19 February, 2017 - 13:33
Omar Abdel Rahman sit-in
The Construction and Development Party, the political arm of al-Jama'a al-Islamiya group, will open its headquarters in different governorates to receive condolences for the death of the group's spiritual leader... Sunday, 19 February, 2017 - 12:48
Le Marché 2013
Omar Abdel Rahman sit-in

Egypt

Egypt army destroys major smuggling tunnel under Rafah borders
Military spokesperson Tamer al-Refaei said Monday that army troops discovered and destroyed a major underground tunnel...
Suez Canal Authority Chief Mohab Mamish said 67 ships passed through the Suez Canal on Sunday carrying a total load of 3.8...
Foreign Minister Sameh Shokri removing a mike belonging to Qatari satellite channel al-Jazeera during a conference in Khartoum
Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry headed to Tunis on Sunday to take part in a foreign ministers meeting on the Libyan...

Middle East/North Africa

Iran's foreign minister brushed aside new pressure from the United States on Sunday, declaring that his country is...
A Saudi Aramco employee sits in the area of its stand at the Middle East Petrotech 2016, an exhibition and conference for the refining and petrochemical industries, in Manama, Bahrain.
Saudi oil giant Saudi Aramco says one person has been killed and three others injured as a result of an oil pipeline leak in...
Syrian warplanes bombarded a besieged rebel-held district of Homs, southern Deraa and insurgent areas in Damascus's...

World

Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah
The Hezbollah leader's harsh words for Israel and US President Donald Trump this week were aimed at drawing "red...
Geert Wilders, president of Netherlands' PVV (Party for Freedom) delivers a speech during the France's far-right National Front congress in Lyon November 29, 2014.
 
Geert Wilders kicks off his election campaign on Saturday, promising to ban Muslim immigration and close all the mosques in...
Former European Parliament president Martin Schulz reacts after his speech at a meeting of the Social Democratic Party (SPD) at their party headquarters in Berlin, Germany, January 29, 2017 (Hannibal Hanschke / Reuters).
Martin Schulz, the German Social Democrats' candidate for federal elections in September, would beat Chancellor Angela...

Business

Eni and BP, Italian and British companies operating in the oil and natural gas excavation field, plan to invest more in...
Member of the Egyptian airport security check the screens of X-ray machines at the airport in the Red Sea resort of Sharm El-Sheikh on November 9, 2015
Russia's upper house of parliament speaker said Wednesday that Cairo had enhanced most security issues to allow for safe...
Major international oil companies say they plan to step up their investments in Egypt, expecting to find more oil...

Science

A continent two-thirds the size of Australia has been found beneath the south-west Pacific Ocean, scientists reported in the...
 

Pokémon Go dating app launched in the US

 
If gangs of kids suddenly start loitering in your garden or your favourite corner café appears overrun with people staring...
Healthy breakfast
Our eating patterns have changed over the past 40 years and the rule of three meals a day has been abandoned by many....

Arts


Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling in 'La La Land'. - AFP Relaxnews
 

 
"La La Land" is set to sweep the Oscars, but the race to be crowned Hollywood's leading man is going down to...
Marc Jacobs Beauty’s limited-edition makeup set comes in a pouch designed by illustrator, Julie Verhoeven.
Marc Jacobs Beauty has presented a limited-edition makeup collection, directly inspired by the brand’s spring 2017 New...
Angelina Jolie addresses a press conference in Siem Reap, Cambodia, on February 18, 2017 (AFP / TANG CHHIN SOTHY).
Angelina Jolie will unveil her new film on the horrors of the Khmer Rouge era on Saturday at the ancient Angkor Wat temple...

Living

France's classic Crepe Suzette (Photo courtesy: AFP Relaxnews/ Wiktory / Istock)
 
With Mardi Gras, Pancake Day and Candlemass just around the corner, pancakes will be on the menu this February in various...
No, we're not talking about this kind of finger spoon
 
 
An experience that mimics the sensation of licking your fingers can enhance the taste of creamy foods. This is the concept...
Effects of TV on children
Setting a time to switch off the TV before bed can help viewers get to bed at an earlier time, possibly improving sleep...