Seventeen newly-appointed governors took oath at the presidential palace on Saturday, shortly before meeting with President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.



 


 
As President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi approaches the end of his first year in office next month, rare signs of discontent have been exhibited by his supporters among the media and political elite who suggested the president... Wednesday, 27 May, 2015 - 14:58
A power outage occurred at Maspero for the second time in less than a month on Tuesday at 10 pm. A judicial committee has started investigating the incident.    The committee was formed by the public funds... Wednesday, 27 May, 2015 - 13:09
 Egypt's prime minister has appointed new government representatives to the board of state-owned landline monopoly Telecom Egypt, his office said in a statement on Wednesday. The new board of the company will... Wednesday, 27 May, 2015 - 12:35
Sada el-Balad talk show host Ahmed Moussa
TV presenter Ahmed Moussa said late Tuesday he was going to challenge a two-year sentence upheld by the Nasr City Appeals Court for libel charges.   In his show on the satellite TV channel Sada El-Balad, Moussa, a... Wednesday, 27 May, 2015 - 12:30

Seventeen newly-appointed governors took oath at the presidential palace on Saturday, shortly before meeting with President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.



 


 
Sada el-Balad talk show host Ahmed Moussa

Egypt

Court
The Abdeen Urgent Matters Court has set June 18 as the date to consider a lawsuit brought by a lawyer against Bedaya, an...
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi (c) visiting the tomb of the unknown soldier on April 23, 2015. Handout from army spokesman
 


 
 

 
Secretary General of Karama Party Mohamed Bassiouny has announced the party would participate in President Abdel Fattah al-...
The Consumer Protection Agency (CPA) has referred the companies Al-Futtaim Misr for Real Estate and Tourism and Gulf Real...

Middle East/North Africa

Air strikes on a military base in the Yemeni capital Sanaa killed at least 40 people and wounded 100 on Wednesday, Yemen...
A Syrian Kurdish militia has captured a town from Islamic State in the northeast, a group monitoring the war reported...
Israeli aircraft struck a number of sites in the Gaza Strip from the air early on Wednesday, residents and the Israeli...

World

Britain's Queen Elizabeth 
Britain's Queen Elizabeth set in motion Prime Minister David Cameron's plans for a European Union membership...
German authorities evacuated around 20,000 people from their homes in the western city of Cologne on Wednesday after a World...
More than 2,500 migrants could still be stranded on boats in the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea, according to estimates by...

Business

cairo stock 
Egypt's market had a mixed session on Wednesday, as the benchmark EGX30 index inched down 0.10 percent, while, the small...
International Cooperation Minister Nagla al-Ahwany
International Cooperation Minister Nagla al-Ahwany said the government will not resume negotiations with the International...
The board of Egyptian biscuit maker Bisco Misr has approved a voluntary delisting from the Egyptian stock exchange as...

Science

Waiting a few minutes to clamp the umbilical cord after birth is tied to better motor and social skills later in childhood...
A woman holds the hand of her mother who is dying from cancer during her final hours at a palliative care hospital in Winnipeg, 24 July 2010.
In younger women with breast cancer, having a family history of the disease may not worsen their survival odds, a new study...
Swiss drugmaker Novartis' logo is seen behind scaffolding at the company's plant in the northern Swiss town of Stein January 27, 2015.
 
Swiss drugmaker Novartis is raising its bet on smart technology by collaborating with US start-up Rani Therapeutics on a...

Arts

Lobna Abdel Aziz
The Who Loves Egypt campaign has signed a cultural cooperation protocol with the UN committee for arts in the Middle East...
Hollywood actress Kristen Stewart is the new face of Chanel's eyewear campaign
Chanel presents the Spring Summer 2015 Eyewear ad campaign starring Kristen Stewart and shot by Karl Lagerfeld. For...
The 'Four Lives in Resistance' exposition will run until January 10, 2016.
Four heroes of the French wartime Résistance will be inducted on Wednesday into the legendary Panthéon, the Paris mausoleum...

Living

Fiber foods
A ten-year study says that adults who abide by the Med diet could be 47 percent less likely to develop heart disease...
Singapore’s Changi Airport
The falling euro and strength of the US dollar in recent months has been driving more and more Americans to book trans-...
Students at al-Basatin school protest teacher's relocation
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a contribution by the Vodafone Egypt Foundation of US$1.2 million...