Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on Thursday he was considering pardoning two of the three Al Jazeera journalists jailed in his country. The three journalists were sentenced to between seven and 10 years in... Thursday, 20 November, 2014 - 20:01
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Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi urged the United States and Europe on Thursday to help the Libyan army in its fight against Islamist militants now to save the country from requiring intervention on the scale of... Thursday, 20 November, 2014 - 19:58
Egyptian prominent novelist Mohamed Nagy passed away last night in Paris after a four-year battle with health complications caused by the hepatitis C virus.     Nagy is regarded as one of the most prominent... Thursday, 20 November, 2014 - 16:27
 Egypt's decision to shut its border with the Gaza Strip has stranded thousands of Palestinians on the Egyptian side of the border while around a thousand people in Gaza are desperate to get out for medical... Thursday, 20 November, 2014 - 14:20
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Cairo Criminal Court
An Egyptian court acquitted a male doctor Thursday of carrying out a female circumcision that killed a teenager, in the first case brought since the procedure was banned in 2008. The court also acquitted the 14-year-old's father who took her to...

World

AFP | Factfile on the Philae probe
No trumpet sounded to mark the historic event -- instead, it was a hollow, springy plop which heralded last week's landing by the comet probe...
Palestinian protesters are chased by Israeli soldiers in Khalil, West Bank, February 24, 2012. Palestinian protesters organized two marches to mark the eighteenth anniversary of al-Harram al-Ibrahimi massacre, ant to demand Israeli authority to open Martyrs street, while Israeli forces dispersed the marches with tear gas, and nerves gas, which left dozens of injuries.
Israel's government has blamed president Mahmud Abbas for anti-Jewish violence in Jerusalem, but the Palestinian leader wields neither the...
AFP/File | Iraq exported an all-time high of 3.5 million barrels of oil a day
Gulf oil producers led by Saudi Arabia will likely reject output cuts at an OPEC meeting next week unless they are guaranteed their market share in a...

Economy

The Egyptian Exchange ended the week in the green with the EGX30 Index rising 0.41 percent to record 9,258.18 points on a total turnover of LE539 million.   During the course of the week, the benchmark index EGX 30 remained unchanged, said a...

Culture

Egyptian actor and singer Bushra said she misses singing and is now working on a new album.   Bushra promises her fans the new album will be...
Campaign backing Iraqi poet Saady Youssef
Supporters of Iraqi poet Saady Youssef have launched a campaign to defend him after fellow Iraqi intellectuals called to burn his works...
AFP/File / by Michael Thurston | Actress Jennifer Lawrence arrives for the Los Angeles premiere of "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1," November 17, 2014
 Movie-goers worldwide will flock to see the new "Hunger Games" film this week, likely making it another blockbuster mega-hit -- even...

Life Style

by Prune Perromat | By harnessing her natural beauty to the phenomenal power of social media Kendall Jenner (front)is rapidly emerging as the most prominent of a new generation of supermodels
Her elder half-sister Kim Kardashian may have tried to "break the Internet" with a provocative nude photo shoot last week, but Kendall...
 AFP/File | Women in authority suffer more mental health problems than lower-status female employees, a US study shows
Women in authority appear to be more vulnerable to depression than their male counterparts, a study by sociologists in the United States said....
Leaking exams on social networking sites and the Internet and using cell phones in cheating pushed Yasmin Emam, a fourth year student at the Faculty...