Egypt's main stock index slipped in early trade on Sunday, partly because of Juhayna Food Industries, which may face higher costs. But most stocks rose and El Arabia For Investment & Development surged after... Sunday, 19 April, 2015 - 12:32
The Yemeni government has started an airlift to transfer Yemenis stranded in Egypt back home, in cooperation with the International Organisation for Migration, airport sources said. The first airplane headed to Yemen... Sunday, 19 April, 2015 - 12:23
Tareq Hassanein, head of the Federation of Egyptian Industries’ cereals chamber, has announced that new alternatives are being discussed by the chamber to resolve the rice mills issue.    Since the... Sunday, 19 April, 2015 - 12:20
© AFP/File | Portraits of the victims of the Port Said Stadium are seen as Supporters of Egypt's Al-Ahly football club gather in Mokhtar El-Tetsh Stadium in Cairo, on February 1, 2014, to mark the second anniversary of the deadly riot
 
 
 
The Port Said Criminal Court  on Sunday took a step towards imposing the death penalty on 11 men for involvement in deadly football stadium violence in 2012, a televised session showed. The judge referred the... Sunday, 19 April, 2015 - 11:41
© AFP/File | Portraits of the victims of the Port Said Stadium are seen as Supporters of Egypt's Al-Ahly football club gather in Mokhtar El-Tetsh Stadium in Cairo, on February 1, 2014, to mark the second anniversary of the deadly riot
 
 
 

Egypt

Hani al-Nazer, the former head of the National Research Center, explained that the dog flu cannot be transmitted to humans...
Political analyst Mostafa al-Fiqqi
Political analyst Mostafa al-Feqqy has denied rumors that he demanded the leaders and members of the Muslim Brotherhood who...
Novelist Alaa al-Aswany has said he cannot take President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's side, accusing him of destroying the...

Middle East/North Africa

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei told military commanders on Sunday the United States had created the "...
Yemen's government has rejected a four-point peace plan for the country that Iran submitted to the United Nations, a...




AFP/Mohammed Abed - Palestinian Baha Obeid (L) and his cousin Mohamed Obeid paddle on their makeshift boat made of plastic bottles on April 18, 2015 at the port of Gaza City


 






 


 
With little to do and nowhere to go, five Palestinians stuck in the Israeli-blockaded Gaza Strip came up with a plan: make a...

World

Nineteen people were killed in Thursday night’s attack on a Cameroonian village by Nigeria-based Boko Haram militants...
Voters are tipped to oust Finland's pro-European and pro-NATO prime minister in Sunday's election and put in power...
Thousands of people marched in Berlin, Munich and other German cities on Saturday in protest against a planned free trade...

Business

Egypt's state grain buyer, the General Authority for Supply Commodities (GASC), said on Saturday it had bought 300,000...
General Petroleum Authority
Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC) revealed on Friday a bid to import four shipments of diesel oil (768,000 tons...
Egypt's market gained US$50 million this week, while all indexes were down, Egyptian Exchange data showed. The EGX30...

Arts

Naguib Mahfouz
The friendship between Awad Bahr, the manager of Ali Baba cafe, and the deceased Nobel-laureate Naguib Mahfouz started when...
50 first dates movie poster
For 94-year-old Louise Irving, who suffers from dementia, waking up every day to a video with a familiar face and a familiar...
Actress Rania Youssef has been selected by film producer Ahmed al-Sobky for a role in the new movie "Shad Agzaa"....

Living

Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, carries her son Prince George alongside her husband Prince William as they visit the Sensational Butterflies exhibition at the Natural History Museum in London, July 2, 2014.
 
Prince William's new baby, due later this month, will join the long line of second children born one step from the...
Twins Almedina (L) and Ajla Djulic pose for a portrait in a primary school in Buzim April 10, 2015.
 
(Reuters) - When Nedzib Vucelj's wife Emira gave birth to twins at the height of the Bosnian war, it was impossible to...
Japanese Spitz look out from their pen during the last day of the Crufts Dog Show in Birmingham, central England in this March 8, 2015 file photo. 
 
Dogs are called "man's best friend" - women's, too - and scientists say the bond between people and their...

Science

Mickey Mouse posing for a picture with a visitor in Disneyland theme park.
An outbreak of measles that popped up at Disneyland in late December soon spread to six other U.S. states, Mexico and Canada...
Cigarettes on sale in a store. Reuters/archive
 


 
 

 
Electronic cigarette use among US middle and high school students tripled in 2014 while cigarette use fell to record lows,...
St. Mina archaeological site 
Egyptian archaeological sites listed on the World Heritage List will allow all visitors, including Egyptians and foreigners...