The 2018 presidential program announced by US-based planetary scientist Essam Heggy last month has failed to gain the attention of a large proportion of Egyptian voters, according to a poll by the Egyptian public... Tuesday, 23 August, 2016 - 17:37
The Coptic Church
Egyptian Prime Minister Sherif Ismail is making strenuous efforts to hammer out an agreement over the final version of the law on the building and reconstruction of churches, taking into account concerns from Church... Tuesday, 23 August, 2016 - 16:06
Fruit pickers harvest strawberries at a farm in San Quintin in Baja California state, Mexico April 1, 2015.
 
The Agriculture Ministry is investigating claims from a US media outlet that several cases of hepatitis-A infection in the state of Virginia are linked to strawberries imported from Egypt, ministry spokesman Edi Hawash... Tuesday, 23 August, 2016 - 14:36
Former Grand Mufti Ali Gomaa during an interview with CBC satellite channel
Security officials have identified the perpetrators of the assassination attempt on Egypt's former Grand Mufti Ali Gomaa, an official source with Giza Security Directorate said on Tuesday.   Egyptian security... Tuesday, 23 August, 2016 - 12:42
The Coptic Church
Fruit pickers harvest strawberries at a farm in San Quintin in Baja California state, Mexico April 1, 2015.
 
Former Grand Mufti Ali Gomaa during an interview with CBC satellite channel

Egypt

Egyptian weightlifter Mohamed Ihab, who won the bronze medal at this month's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, has said...
Meteorologists predict hot and humid weather on Wednesday in Cairo, Lower Egypt, and the north of Upper Egypt, with a...
Airport security staff at Cairo International Airport removed a suspect item of luggage from an EgyptAir flight on Tuesday...

Middle East/North Africa

At the peak of a searing summer, Palestinians living in parts of the Israeli-occupied West Bank are suffering from severe...
The Russian military said on Monday its aircraft operating from an Iranian air base to conduct strikes in Syria had...
The boy looked scared and younger than 16 when Iraqi police grabbed him on the street in the northern city of Kirkuk....

World

The leaders of Russia, Germany and France have agreed to meet to discuss the situation in Ukraine on Sept. 4-5 in China on...
Molenbeek, the Brussels borough that gained unwanted notoriety last year when Islamic State militants from the area attacked...
More than 1,900 people, or about 36 per day, have been killed in a violent campaign against drugs in the Philippines since...

Business

Egypt plans to end fuel subsidies within three years and is aiming to increase fuel prices to 65 percent of their actual...
Deputy Finance Minister for taxation polices Amr al-Monier 
Egypt's deputy finance minister for taxation polices, Amr al-Monier, has expressed fears that parliament may reduce the...
Opening session of Egypt's House of Representatives in January 10, 2015
A fact-finding commission investigating corruption in Egypt's domestic wheat supplies has delivered its final report to...

Science

When the heart stops suddenly, it can sometimes be restarted with an electric shock from an automated external defibrillator...
 AFP/File / by Stephanie Findlay | Tattoo artist Tiplo Tsotetsi puts the final touch to a tattoo representing Nelson Mandela and a bridge, on the upper back of Mpumelelo Masinga, at the Black and White Tattoo studio in Johannesburg, South Africa, on November 27, 2014
While more young men and women are getting inked today than ever, researchers have warned that bacterial infections may...
David Kirsch shares his suggestions for why your workout plan may not be working out for you, and how to get the most out of your fitness regime. — AFP Relaxnews
Celebrity trainer David Kirsch is well-known for his work with A-list models and actresses such as Heidi Klum, Kate Upton,...

Arts

'Following My Intuition' will be British pop artist Craig David's first new album since 2010.
Crooner Craig David is set to drop a new album next month, marking his first full record since Signed Sealed Delivered in...

Actor Robert De Niro talks to reporters and film professionals during "Coffee with..." event during the 22nd Sarajevo Film Festival in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, August 13, 2016. REUTERS / Dado Ruvic
 

 
US actor and producer Robert De Niro said on Saturday that U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump should not...
Aiming to promote various forms of expression within the audio medium, journalist-turned-entrepreneur Abdel-Rahman Hussein...

Living

Melbourne, Australia
If there's one thing wrong with living in Melbourne, it's probably the boring inevitability of being named one of...
 
Arnold Schwarzenegger
Hollywood action hero Arnold Schwarzenegger launched a new sports festival in Hong Kong on Friday, telling the stressed-out...
Eating dinner early gives the body a mini fast overnight. – AFP/Relaxnews pic, March 6, 2016
A new large-scale study suggests that eating a diet rich in fruit and vegetables can boost your happiness as well as your...