The State Security Prosecution office ordered Tareq Farrag, the deputy finance minister for real estate tax affairs, along with two others, be detained for four days pending investigations into corruption charges.... Sunday, 22 January, 2017 - 16:11
State Council
The States Council's Supreme Administrative Court ruled on Saturday that the Egyptian government should take all necessary procedures to avenge the Egyptian prisoners of war who were killed during the 1956 and... Sunday, 22 January, 2017 - 15:31
Hurghada - Red Sea
The Consul General of Russia in Hurghada Jamshed Boltaev said Sunday that he expects Russian tourism returns to Egypt within a month.   Boltaev expressed optimism as all tourism facilities are ready to receive... Sunday, 22 January, 2017 - 12:12
Egypt’s players celebrate a goal during the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations group D football match between Egypt and Uganda in Port-Gentil on January 21, 2017/Justin TALLIS / AFP
 
Abdallah el-Said scored a last-minute winner to give Egypt a 1-0 victory over Uganda in African Nations Cup Group D on Saturday and eliminate the East Africans from the competition.   Egypt moved into second place... Sunday, 22 January, 2017 - 11:19
State Council
Hurghada - Red Sea
Egypt’s players celebrate a goal during the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations group D football match between Egypt and Uganda in Port-Gentil on January 21, 2017/Justin TALLIS / AFP
 

Egypt

  A report was filed to the public prosecutor on Sunday by 50 public and political figures demanding that...
Planning Minister Ashraf al-Araby
The growth rate during the first quarter of fiscal year 2016/17 has seen a 3.4 percent improvement, said Planning...
Egypt's Administrative Control Authority
Tareq Farrag, the deputy finance minister for real estate tax affairs, was arrested while receiving an LE1 million...

Middle East/North Africa

Geneva UN peace envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura pictured on October 12, 2015
The US State Department said on Saturday it will not send a delegation from Washington to attend Syrian peace talks in the...
A car bomb exploded late on Saturday close to the recently re-opened Italian embassy in the Libyan capital, a security...
Members of Islamic State militant in Sirte
More than 80 "Islamic State" (IS) militants, some of whom were believed to be plotting attacks in Europe,...

World

In this imagine from video, rescuers work around coaches of a derailed passenger train in Kuneru, Andhra Pradesh, southern India, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017. Seven coaches were thrown off the tracks around midnight Saturday after a Hirakand Express train derailed, killing over 20 people.
An overnight passenger train derailed in southern India, killing at least 32 people and injuring 50 others in the latest...
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May gives her speech on the final day of the annual Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham, Britain, October 5, 2016.
British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday she would not be afraid to tell Donald Trump when she finds something he...
Women's march on Washington DC
In a global exclamation of defiance and solidarity, more than 1 million people rallied at women's marches in the nation...

Business

Planning Minister Ashraf al-Araby
The growth rate during the first quarter of fiscal year 2016/17 has seen a 3.4 percent improvement, said Planning...
Egypt is considering temporarily reintroducing a stamp duty on stock market transactions after the tax was frozen in 2014,...
Cairo International Airport
In his visit to Egypt, British Minister of State for Security Ben Wallace said the UK is giving high priority to...

Science

newborns
Adolescents who were born extremely premature are much more likely to have chronic health problems than their peers who were...
Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba has entered into a digital partnership with the International Olympic Committee (IOC)...
 
Brain cancer survivor to attempt 7 marathons in 7 days
For the past three years, BethAnn Telford has trained for a grueling athletic achievement, the World Marathon Challenge. It...

Arts


PS by Paul Smith Autumn/Winter 2017. Photos: Jacopo Lorenzini


 

 
Paul Smith has managed to combine business and pleasure with his newly redefined PS by Paul Smith line. The British designer...
FILE PHOTO - Actors Michelle Williams (L) and Casey Affleck pose for photographers at a Gala screening of their film ''Manchester by the Sea'' at the 60th BFI London Film Festival in London, Britain October 8, 2016. REUTERS/Neil Hall/File Photo
 
After revolutionizing television with bold, award-winning original content, streaming networks are on the cusp of their...
Robert Pattinson has a role in Amazon jungle adventure ‘Lost City of Z’. ― AFP pic
 
 
StudioCanal has released a new trailer for The Lost City of Z starring Charlie Hunnam, Sienna Miller and Robert Pattinson....

Living

Eating dinner early gives the body a mini fast overnight. – AFP/Relaxnews pic, March 6, 2016
As we start a new year many of us will be aiming to improve our health for 2017, with eating a better diet one of the best...
travel visa
Low-cost air carriers are spreading their wings across the Atlantic, much to the chagrin of the major airlines now forced to...
A group of young people performing stretching exercises after sunset.  
People who exercise mainly on the weekends can reap big benefits for their health, including a significantly lower risk of...