Egyptian Foreign Ministry
The Foreign Ministry has decided to raise entry fees to Egypt from various land, sea, and air ports from US$25 to $60, starting March 1st, amid the rejection of tourism sector companies and officials. The immigration... Friday, 24 February, 2017 - 16:30
The Chairman of EgyptAir Holding Company Safwat Mesallam received, on Thursday, a delegation from the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) who have been on a 4-day visit to Cairo to review the security... Friday, 24 February, 2017 - 11:26
President Donald Trump said on Thursday he wants to ensure the US nuclear arsenal is at the "top of the pack," saying the United States has fallen behind in its weapons capacity.   In a Reuters interview... Friday, 24 February, 2017 - 11:20
Rebel fighters stand near a damaged bus used as a barricade in the rebel-held besieged Bab al-Hadid neighbourhood of Aleppo, Syria December 2, 2016. The graffiti on the bus reads in Arabic: 'Aleppo is tired mother...19/10/2016 and we still want freedom.' REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail
A suicide bomber killed 29 people, most of them rebels, on Friday near the Syrian town of Al-Bab, which they had taken from the "Islamic State" militant group just hours earlier, a Syrian monitor said.  ... Friday, 24 February, 2017 - 10:47
Egyptian Foreign Ministry
Rebel fighters stand near a damaged bus used as a barricade in the rebel-held besieged Bab al-Hadid neighbourhood of Aleppo, Syria December 2, 2016. The graffiti on the bus reads in Arabic: 'Aleppo is tired mother...19/10/2016 and we still want freedom.' REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail

Egypt

Egyptian Foreign Ministry
The Foreign Ministry has decided to raise entry fees to Egypt from various land, sea, and air ports from US$25 to $60,...
The Red Sea Governorate announced its cooperation with the Ministry of Investment to decide by mid-March on offers made by...
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi delivers a speech during the ''Egypt's vision 2030'' meeting on sustainable development in Cairo, Egypt, in this February 24, 2016 handout picture courtesy of the Egyptian Presidency.  REUTERS/The Egyptian Presidency/Handout via Reuters


 




 


 
The spokesperson for the Presidency Alaa Youssef denied recent media reports about proposals for the settlement of...

Middle East/North Africa

Egyptian-American community activist Rana Abdelhamid demonstrates how to hold one's fist for an attack punch during a self-defense workshop designed for Muslim women in Washington, DC, March 4, 2016 in this handout photo provided by Rawan Elbaba. Picture taken March 4, 2016....
 
Turkey's military has changed its regulations to allow female officers to wear headscarves while on duty, defense...
US-backed Iraqi security forces closing in on the Islamic State-held western half of Mosul launched a major offensive on the...
UN mediator Staffan de Mistura said on Wednesday he did not expect an immediate breakthrough when Syria peace talks...

World

  The highest-profile critic of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's brutal drug war was arrested Friday on...
The nerve agent VX, a chemical the United Nations classifies as a weapon of mass destruction, was used to kill the estranged...
If you're a Christian who exploits people, leads a double life or manages a "dirty" business, perhaps it's...

Business

China's flag
President Donald Trump declared China the "grand champions" of currency manipulation on Thursday, just hours after...
International Cooperation Minister Sahar Nasr
Minister of International Cooperation Sahar Nasr met on Wednesday with a delegation from the Industrial and Commercial Bank...
The Ministry of Manpower's labor representative office in Saudi Arabia, located at the Egyptian Consulate in Jeddah,...

Science

Astronomers have found at least seven Earth-sized planets orbiting the same star 40 light-years away, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal Nature. The findings were also announced at a news conference at NASA Headquarters in Washington (artist's renditions via CNN).
Astronomers have found at least seven Earth-sized planets orbiting the same star 40 light-years away, according to a study...
Could constant stress be making you fat? To find out, English researchers compared stress levels and body weight of more...
Antiquities Minister Khaled al-Anany inaugurated the Museum of Archaeological Excavations on the Elphantine island, west of...

Arts

Journalists attend a preview of a new exhibition of dresses worn by the late Princess of Wales Diana, at Kensington Palace in London, Britain February 22, 2017 (Peter Nicholls / Reuters).
Gowns worn by Princess Diana for everything from meeting diplomats to dancing with movie stars feature in an exhibition...
George and Amal Clooney are expecting twins. Matt Damon confirmed the news of the first children for the couple, who married in 2014.
George Clooney is ready for his next challenge -- parenthood. The actor opened up for the first time since news broke that...
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt
American actress Angelina Jolie, 41, recently said that her breakup with her husband Brad Pitt was difficult. Jolie is...

Living

Norwegian Air Shuttle Boeing 737-800 is seen in the air near Oslo Airport, Gardermoen in this July 17, 2009 (Kyrre Lien / File Photo / Reuters).
Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA on Thursday announced plans to offer transatlantic flights on 10 new routes between the United...
Every Sunday, the gymnasium along Beirut's airport highway echoes with the shouting and laughter of dozens of Syrian...
"What will they say about you?" is a rhetorical question with which many women and girls in the Middle East are...