Eman 500 kg appeals to Sisi for treatment in military hospital
The world's heaviest woman, Eman Ahmed from Egypt, lost 40 kg since admitted to an Indian hospital over a week ago, and is now able to move her limbs and hands, the Indian newspaper The Asian Age reported on Monday... Monday, 20 February, 2017 - 14:30
Pharos Holding Investment Bank projected four factors to decide the future of the Egyptian pound exchange rate against the US dollar in the short term. A research paper by the company said the weeks heading up to the... Monday, 20 February, 2017 - 13:43
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi speaks during the last rally for a 'Yes' vote in the upcoming referendum about constitutional reform, in Florence, Italy, December 2, 2016. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi
A visiting Italian delegation on Sunday called on all remaining European countries to end the travel restrictions they had imposed on Sharm el-Sheikh, Hurghada and other Egyptian destinations.   The delegation,... Monday, 20 February, 2017 - 12:56
A customer exchanges US dollars to Egyptian pounds in a foreign exchange office in central Cairo, Egypt December 27, 2016 (Mohamed Abd El Ghany / Reuters).
EFG-Hermes on Sunday projected the US dollar exchange rate to further decline to LE14.5 over the next few weeks.   Ahmed Shams el-Din, head of research at EFG-Hermes, said Sunday that he expects the US dollar... Monday, 20 February, 2017 - 12:28
Eman 500 kg appeals to Sisi for treatment in military hospital
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi speaks during the last rally for a 'Yes' vote in the upcoming referendum about constitutional reform, in Florence, Italy, December 2, 2016. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi
A customer exchanges US dollars to Egyptian pounds in a foreign exchange office in central Cairo, Egypt December 27, 2016 (Mohamed Abd El Ghany / Reuters).

Egypt

Ultras Ahlawy in Suez commemorate the third anniversary of the Port Said Stadium massacre that  left 72 group members dead
The Court of Cassation has rejected challenges submitted by 10 suspects involved in the Port Said Stadium massacre, which...
EgyptAir started addressing global aircraft factories to obtain 35 to 40 new airplanes under a plan to renew the company...
President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi received a delegation comprising the heads of American-Jewish organizations on Sunday, in the...

Middle East/North Africa

US-backed Iraqi forces fought Islamic State fighters on Monday to clear the way to Mosul's airport, on the second day of...
Geneva UN peace envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura pictured on October 12, 2015
The United Nations and other parties to Syrian peace efforts on Sunday softened any expectations of a major breakthrough at...
Saudi Arabia and Israel both called on Sunday for a new push against Iran, signaling a growing alignment in their interests...

World

Demonstrations were held in cities around the US this weekend to support Muslim Americans and to protest President Donald...
The toll has climbed to 39 dead in an unusually deadly suicide bombing at the weekend in the Somali capital Mogadishu,...
President Donald Trump's temporary immigration ban to the United States sparks international furor and days of protests (Mandel Ngan / AFP / File photo).
A day after falsely suggesting there was an immigration-related security incident in Sweden, President Donald Trump said on...

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

Author J.K. Rowling hosts a special family fundraising evening in aid of her children's charity, Lumos, at the ''Warner Bros. Studio - The Making of Harry Potter in Hertfordfshire'' in London, 9 November 2013.
Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling labeled then-US presidential candidate Donald Trump "bigoted" after receiving the...
Rescue workers from Syria's White Helmets -- the subjects of an Oscar-nominated documentary -- said they received US visas to attend next week's prestigious Academy Awards ceremony (Thaer Mohammed / AFP).
Rescue workers from Syria's White Helmets -- the subjects of an Oscar-nominated documentary -- said on Saturday they...

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...

Living

Saudi gamers get together at kingdom's first-ever Comic Con. Spectators attend Comic Con expo in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia February 18, 2017 (Ali al-Qarni / Reuters).
In a country where the use of magic is a crime punishable by beheading, it's not every day that young Saudis wander down...
Social Solidarity Minister Ghada Wali has indicated several obstacles facing the empowerment of women, saying that Arab...
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...