Coast guards in Kafr al-Sheikh have recovered six bodies of undocumented African migrants from the Mediterranean Sea.   Samir Ghobashy, president of Baltim City, said that the bodies belonged to illegal African... Thursday, 2 July, 2015 - 13:23
A helicopter flies overhead as soldiers in military vehicles proceed towards al-Jura district in El-Arish city from Sheikh Zuwaid, around 350 km (217 miles) northeast of Cairo May 21, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer
 


 
 

 
 Egypt launched air strikes on Islamist militant targets in the Sinai peninsula on Thursday, killing 23 fighters a day after the deadliest clashes in the region in years, security sources said. The sources said... Thursday, 2 July, 2015 - 13:22
Army tank in North Sinai
 Egypt's army said on Wednesday more than 100 militants and 17 soldiers were killed in simultaneous attacks on military checkpoints in North Sinai, in the most sustained fighting of its kind in years in the... Wednesday, 1 July, 2015 - 23:06
Egypt's cabinet approved draft anti-terrorism and election laws on Wednesday, the transitional justice minister said. President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi had promised a tougher legal system on Tuesday, after a car-bomb... Wednesday, 1 July, 2015 - 19:42
A helicopter flies overhead as soldiers in military vehicles proceed towards al-Jura district in El-Arish city from Sheikh Zuwaid, around 350 km (217 miles) northeast of Cairo May 21, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer
 


 
 

 
Army tank in North Sinai

Egypt

Supply Minister Khaled Hanafy
The Ministry of Supply and Internal Trade said on Thursday that wheat imports were reduced by 30.3 percent, from LE2.3...
Counselor Amr Abdel Razeq, former president of the Supreme State Security Court, said in an interview with Al-Masry al-Youm...
Hurghada
Sami Mahmoud, head of the Tourism Promotion Authority, said that a 9 percent increase in the amount of incoming tourists has...

Middle East/North Africa

Tunisian authorities have arrested 12 people they suspect are linked to the Sousse beach hotel attack on foreign tourists,...
Libya's rival governments will not return to peace talks this week after rebel forces rejected the latest proposal,...
Fighting raged Thursday in Yemen's battleground southern city Aden, a day after the United Nations declared its highest...

World

Health workers from Guinea's Red Cross carry the body of a victim of Ebola in Momo Kanédou in Guinea on November 19, 2014.
Liberia confirmed a third new case of the deadly Ebola virus on Thursday, as the disease re-emerges nearly two months after...
People take part in Friday prayers as members of the police stand guard in Dhaka January 3, 2014.
Bangladesh security forces have arrested 12 suspected militants, including the chief of the al Qaeda in Indian Subcontinent...
The Greek tragedy risks turning into a farce.   Hours after telling Europe he could accept most of the conditions of a...

Business

Egypt's market traded sideways on Thursday's session, as the benchmark EGX30 index went down by 0.68 percent,...




Reuters/Reuters - An employee counts money at a bank in Cairo September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih






 


 
Egypt's pound weakened to LE7.63 per dollar from 7.53 at a central bank auction on Thursday, the first official...
© AFP/File | Emirati men sit under a stock market screen at the Dubai Financial Market (DFM) in Dubai, on January 30, 2011
 
 
 
 Gulf markets look set to consolidate around current levels on Thursday while security worries could push down Egypt as...

Science

The Board of the Supreme Council of Antiquities has agreed to register the St. Eugene Church in Port Said as a Coptic...
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Facebook is allegedly in talks to develop a new music service. The social network has had discussions with Sony Music...
Google announced Friday that it is working with iconic US jean maker Levi Strauss to make clothing from specially woven...

Arts

 
Arnold Schwarzenegger
"I'm old but I'm not obsolete," Arnold Schwarzenegger says of his return as the fearsome cyborg from the...
Rihanna arrives at the Costume Institute Gala Benefit at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, in New York, on May 5, 2015
Grammy-winning R&B singer Rihanna is the first artist to surpass more than 100 million cumulative digital singles, the...
Actress Simone said that reactions of critics and viewers to her series “Bein al-Sarayat” have been positive....

Living

relaxaion and sleeping
The availability of indoor tanning outside of tanning salons may promote risky use because of lax regulation, US researchers...
The Louvre Museum
Never mind the Big Four, any fashionista worth her Céline Trapeze will tell you that for timeless elegance and faultless...
Pond Ali Hamadi discusses the sea turtles swimming toward him across the lagoon as a father would his children.  ...