Militants in Egypt's Sinai peninsula fired rockets into southern Israel on Friday in an incident that caused no casualties but appeared to be linked to fighting between Islamist insurgents and Egyptian security... Saturday, 4 July, 2015 - 10:46
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi attending the funeral of assassinated General Prosecutor Hesham Barakat
Two years to the day after the army overthrew Egypt's Islamist president, the sounds coming from the mosque at Cairo's Tahrir Square were sadly telling. At the focal point of Egypt's upheavals, where... Saturday, 4 July, 2015 - 09:55
A civilian was killed on Friday during a protest rally in Cairo in support of Egypt's former president Mohamed Morsi, security sources said, on the second anniversary of the army's overthrow of the Islamist... Friday, 3 July, 2015 - 20:45
Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas on Friday dismissed as "propaganda" an Israeli claim that it provided support related to this week's jihadist attacks against Egyptian soldiers in Sinai. "The... Friday, 3 July, 2015 - 15:24
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi attending the funeral of assassinated General Prosecutor Hesham Barakat

Egypt

Central Cairo's Boulaq slums lie in the shadow of a luxurious real estate development.
According to the 2015 Human Development Report, issued by the Ministry of Local Development and the National Institute for...
In an interview with Al-Masry Al-Youm, Hussein Abul Dahab, president of the Steam Generator Company’s trade union,...
Sunny weather over Alexandria, 12 January 2013.
The occupancy rate of 5-star hotels in Alexandria reached 74 percent in May, while 4-star hotels recorded 79 percent....

Middle East/North Africa

Yemen's dominant Houthi movement said on Saturday a pause in fighting to last until the end of the Muslim holy month of...
The Syrian army and its allied militia have launched a major assault on the rebel-held Syrian city of Zabadani, the Lebanese...
 Fearing for their safety in Tunisia after a gunman killed dozens of tourists, sun-seeking Europeans are switching to...

World

Russian President Vladimir Putin called for dialogue based on equal treatment and mutual respect with the United States on...
Kazakhstan's veteran leader Nursultan Nazarbayev celebrates his 75th birthday on Monday, in good shape and vastly...
Tens of thousands of Greeks took to the streets on Friday in rival rallies that laid bare the deep divide heading into a...

Business

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Egypt's stock market has witnessed losses of LE2.15 billion this week, as all indexes were down, Egyptian Exchange data...




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The central bank let the Egyptian pound depreciate for the first time in five months on Thursday, a move analysts said would...
Egypt's market traded sideways on Thursday's session, as the benchmark EGX30 index went down by 0.68 percent,...

Science

Neko Atsume is an addicting new app that's taking over screens in Asia and beyond to feed cute stray cats in your virtual backyard.
There's an addicting new app that's taking over screens in Asia and beyond.   The goal? To feed cute stray cats...
Client Viola Sanon has her finger pricked for a blood sugar test in the Family Van in Boston, Massachusetts, August 9, 2010.
 
People with type 2 diabetes who have weight loss surgery are more likely to have significant improvements in their diabetes...
A woman holds her stomach at the last stages of her pregnancy in Bordeaux April 28, 2010.
 
Better care and counseling is needed to teach overweight women hoping to become pregnant about the health dangers of their...

Arts

In this file image released by Disney-Pixar, characters, from left, Anger, voiced by Lewis Black, Disgust, voiced by Mindy Kaling, Joy, voiced by Amy Poehler, Fear, voiced by Bill Hader, and Sadness, voiced by Phyllis Smith appear in a scene from "Inside Out." (Disney-Pixar via AP, File)
 
Even with the flashy competition of Terminators and male strippers, the little feelings inside a young girl's head...
British band Duran Duran performs at Sonar Night during the Sonar festival in Barcelona, Spain June 20, 2015.
 
From heavy metal rockers Iron Maiden to classical singers Il Divo, musicians of all kind were honored at the O2 Silver Clef...
People look at a Mk.1 Spitfire, donated by American entrepreneur and philanthropist, Thomas Kaplan, on display outside the Churchill War Rooms in London, Britain July 3, 2015.
 
A restored World War Two Spitfire which was shot down over northern France in 1940 is expected to raise about US$3 million...

Living

In search of peace? Maybe it's time to move to Iceland. According to the nonprofit Institute for Economics and Peace,...
Mickey Mouse posing for a picture with a visitor in Disneyland theme park.
Most of us are happy with being flung around in a roller coaster or spun high in a Ferris wheel. The rush of fear and the...
A flight information signboard shows the status of AirAsia flight QZ 8501 from the Indonesian city of Surabaya to Singapore at Changi Airport in Singapore December 28, 2014.
Aviation website AirlineRatings.com has just released its annual list of the world's 10 safest airlines....