CAPMAS issued Thursday a summary of economic relations between Egypt and the US which included the size of import and exports between the two countries, the size of US investments in Egypt, and the number of US tourists... Thursday, 2 July, 2015 - 18:18
Planning Minister Ashraf al-Araby
Egypt's economy grew at 3 percent in the third quarter of the 2014/2015 fiscal year which ended in March, compared with 2.5 percent in the same period a year earlier, the planning ministry said on its website on... Thursday, 2 July, 2015 - 18:03
Army tank in North Sinai
The Israeli Jerusalem Post newspaper said on its website Wednesday that the Israeli army has agreed to Egypt's request for strengthening security measures and deploying more Egyptian forces to the Sinai Peninsula,... Thursday, 2 July, 2015 - 15:48
Coast guards in Kafr al-Sheikh have recovered six bodies of undocumented African migrants from the Mediterranean Sea.   Samir Ghobashy, president of Baltim City, said that the bodies belonged to illegal African... Thursday, 2 July, 2015 - 13:23
Planning Minister Ashraf al-Araby
Army tank in North Sinai

Egypt

Salafi demos
The Washington Institute for Near East Policy said that at a time when the President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi government is...
Car bomb wounds Egypt's public prosecutor in Cairo 
Acting Prosecutor General Ali Omran issued a gag order on Thursday, related to the assassination case of former Prosecutor...
Katatny behind bars
Minya University President Gamal Eddin Abul Magd said that the university had sent a letter to Mohamed Saad al-Katatny, a...

Middle East/North Africa

Nuclear talks between Tehran and world powers had yet to reach a breakthrough as they continued in overtime on Thursday, and...
Iraqi forces have cleared Islamic State militants from most of the northern town of Baiji and hope to drive them from the...
Tunisian authorities have arrested 12 people they suspect are linked to the Sousse beach hotel attack on foreign tourists,...

World

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's chief of staff will meet the US ambassador on Thursday to discuss allegations that US...
As Greece heads to a referendum on Sunday that could decide its future in the euro zone, long queues at cash machines have...
Health workers from Guinea's Red Cross carry the body of a victim of Ebola in Momo Kanédou in Guinea on November 19, 2014.
Liberia confirmed a third new case of the deadly Ebola virus on Thursday, as the disease re-emerges nearly two months after...

Business





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The central bank let the Egyptian pound depreciate for the first time in five months on Thursday, a move analysts said would...
Egypt's market traded sideways on Thursday's session, as the benchmark EGX30 index went down by 0.68 percent,...
© AFP/File | Emirati men sit under a stock market screen at the Dubai Financial Market (DFM) in Dubai, on January 30, 2011
 
 
 
 Gulf markets look set to consolidate around current levels on Thursday while security worries could push down Egypt as...

Science

Cairo University President Gaber Nassar announced on Thursday that a team of students from the Faculty of Engineering...
The Board of the Supreme Council of Antiquities has agreed to register the St. Eugene Church in Port Said as a Coptic...
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Facebook is allegedly in talks to develop a new music service. The social network has had discussions with Sony Music...

Arts

Go see them now, before it's too late: threatened by neglect, the elements, changing architectural trends or ruthless...
Actress Sandra Bullock poses with a character in costume from the film during the 'Minions' World Premiere at Leicester Square in London, Britain June 11, 2015. 
 
The mischievous yellow monsters from "Despicable Me" and its sequel get their own film and, thanks to clever...
 
Arnold Schwarzenegger
"I'm old but I'm not obsolete," Arnold Schwarzenegger says of his return as the fearsome cyborg from the...

Living

A flight information signboard shows the status of AirAsia flight QZ 8501 from the Indonesian city of Surabaya to Singapore at Changi Airport in Singapore December 28, 2014.
Aviation website AirlineRatings.com has just released its annual list of the world's 10 safest airlines....
There's never been a better time to be a tourist.   Whether it's a cool new app helping find the best flight...
Salad
Sticking to a vegan diet could be one of the best ways to lose weight, according to a new study that suggests vegans lose an...