Businessman Naguib Sawiris
 Egypt's Global Telecom (GTH) will sell a 51 percent stake in Djezzy for $2.6 billion while keeping operational control of the Algerian mobile operator, Global said in a statement on Sunday. The sale to the... Sunday, 1 February, 2015 - 11:39
Gunmen from the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, line up outside the house of their late leader Ahmed Jaabari, after mourners finished visiting his family to pay their condolences in Gaza City on 22 November 2012
A source close to Hamas' armed wing signalled on Saturday the group would no longer accept Cairo as a broker between it and Israel, after an Egyptian court banned the Islamist group's armed wing and listed it as... Saturday, 31 January, 2015 - 20:11
Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Friday cut short a visit to Ethiopia for a regional summit, returning home to deal with a wave of deadly militant attacks (AFP Photo/)
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on Saturday that Egypt faces a long, hard battle against militancy, days after one of the bloodiest attacks on security forces in years. "This battle will be difficult, strong,... Saturday, 31 January, 2015 - 17:44
Former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi sits behind bars with other Muslim Brotherhood members at a court in the outskirts of Cairo, Jun 12, 2014.
 
The Cairo Criminal Court is scheduled to issue its verdict against ousted Islamist President Mohamed Mursi and 35 others accused of espionage on May 16, it announced on Saturday. Mursi and the other defendants are... Saturday, 31 January, 2015 - 17:30
Businessman Naguib Sawiris
Gunmen from the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, line up outside the house of their late leader Ahmed Jaabari, after mourners finished visiting his family to pay their condolences in Gaza City on 22 November 2012
Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Friday cut short a visit to Ethiopia for a regional summit, returning home to deal with a wave of deadly militant attacks (AFP Photo/)
Former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi sits behind bars with other Muslim Brotherhood members at a court in the outskirts of Cairo, Jun 12, 2014.
 

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Judges Club
In various interviews, judges have differed as to whether the 25 January revolution has achieved its goals.   Former Cairo Criminal Court President Refaat al-Sayed said although the revolution was kidnapped, it has succeeded in toppling the...

World

More than a thousand protesters take part in a rally outside the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, 26 September 2014.
Thousands of pro-democracy protesters will rally on Hong Kong's streets Sunday for the first time since mass demonstrations shut down parts of...
 man walks past screens displaying a television news programme showing an image of Kenji Goto, one of two Japanese citizens taken captive by Islamic State militants, on a street in Tokyo January 25, 2015.
Islamic State militants said they had beheaded a second Japanese hostage, journalist Kenji Goto, prompting Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to vow to...
BEIRUT - Tens of thousands of longtime Palestinian refugees in a camp on the outskirts of the Syrian capital have been cut off from United Nations emergency aid for nearly two months by armed groups that are preventing access, a U.N. official said. 
Tens of thousands of longtime Palestinian refugees in a camp on the outskirts of the Syrian capital have been cut off from United Nations...

Economy

The Egyptian Stock Exchange (EGX) has made gains worth LE 26.7 billion (US $3.56 billion)during January. Stocks of the listed companies surged by 5.4%, posting LE 526.7 billion compared to LE 500 billion in December, the bourse weekly report showed...

Culture

© Getty/AFP / by Michael Thurston | Alfonso Gomez-Rejon, director of 'Me and Earl and the Dying Girl' and juror Edgar Wright attend the Awards Night Ceremony of the 2015 Sundance Film Festival on January 31, 2015 in Park City, Utah
 
 
 
"Me and Earl and the Dying Girl," a moving drama about a teenager who befriends a classmate with cancer, won the top prize at the Sundance...
Movers prepare to hang Leonardo da Vinci's "Early Mona Lisa" painting ahead of its exhibition at The Arts House in Singapore in this file picture taken December 12, 2014. 
The famous LOuvre in France received 9.3 million visitors last year, retaining its title as the most-visited museum in the world, the Paris...
Shakira
  Colombian pop star Shakira has given birth in Barcelona to her second child, a boy, she said on Friday. A statement posted on Shakira's...

Life Style

group talking therapy
Patients with depression who fail to benefit from antidepressant drugs may do better if they are also treated with a type of "talking"...
Facing grim economic prospects at home, desperate young Egyptians are seeking jobs in Libya - a country sliding into lawlessness where armed...
Street vendor selling clothes in Cairo
Citizens were unexpectedly surprised with sales up to 70 percent on Cairo streets in the middle of the winter season.    Recession was the...