Omar Abdel Rahman sit-in
The Construction and Development Party, the political arm of al-Jama'a al-Islamiya group, will open its headquarters in different governorates to receive condolences for the death of the group's spiritual leader... Sunday, 19 February, 2017 - 12:48
Egypt President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Saturday praised the role of Al-Azhar as a beacon of Islamic moderate thought, highlighting its role in disseminating the true ideas and religious teachings of the Muslim faith to... Saturday, 18 February, 2017 - 16:57
The Supreme Administrative Court on Saturday rejected cases demanding the dissolution of the Salafi Al-Nour Party, saying it has no jurisdiction to do so.   State-run MENA news agency reported that several cases... Saturday, 18 February, 2017 - 16:49
Meteorologists expect the wave of cold weather to continue on Sunday across most of the country, with very cold temperatures prevailing at night, and warmer temperatures in southern Upper Egypt. Visibility will decrease... Saturday, 18 February, 2017 - 13:45
Omar Abdel Rahman sit-in

Egypt

Foreign Minister Sameh Shokri removing a mike belonging to Qatari satellite channel al-Jazeera during a conference in Khartoum
Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry headed to Tunis on Sunday to take part in a foreign ministers meeting on the Libyan...
AFP/AFP/File - Egyptian Grand Sheikh of Al-Azhar, Ahmed al-Tayyeb, seen here in March in Abu Dhabi, says Islamic State militants are trying to spread "their false Islam"
Several al-Azhar scholars have their declared support of Grand Imam Ahmed al-Tayyeb’s call on the necessity of paying...
Omar Abdel-Rahman, the so-called Blind Sheik convicted of plotting terror attacks in New York City in the decade before 9/11...

Middle East/North Africa

Syrian warplanes bombarded a besieged rebel-held district of Homs, southern Deraa and insurgent areas in Damascus's...
Peshmerga forces stand on a military vehicle in the town of Bashiqa, east of Mosul, during an operation to attack Islamic State militants in Mosul, Iraq, November 7, 2016. REUTERS
US-backed Iraqi forces launched a large-scale military operation on Sunday to dislodge Islamic State militants from the...
Bodies of victims lie on the ground after a suicide car bomb attack at a used cars dealers parking in Hayy al-Shurta, neighborhood in southern Baghdad, Iraq, February 16, 2017 (Stringer / Reuters).
A car packed with explosives blew up on Thursday in southern Baghdad, killing at least 51 people and wounding 55, security...

World

Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah
The Hezbollah leader's harsh words for Israel and US President Donald Trump this week were aimed at drawing "red...
Geert Wilders, president of Netherlands' PVV (Party for Freedom) delivers a speech during the France's far-right National Front congress in Lyon November 29, 2014.
 
Geert Wilders kicks off his election campaign on Saturday, promising to ban Muslim immigration and close all the mosques in...
Former European Parliament president Martin Schulz reacts after his speech at a meeting of the Social Democratic Party (SPD) at their party headquarters in Berlin, Germany, January 29, 2017 (Hannibal Hanschke / Reuters).
Martin Schulz, the German Social Democrats' candidate for federal elections in September, would beat Chancellor Angela...

Business

Eni and BP, Italian and British companies operating in the oil and natural gas excavation field, plan to invest more in...
Member of the Egyptian airport security check the screens of X-ray machines at the airport in the Red Sea resort of Sharm El-Sheikh on November 9, 2015
Russia's upper house of parliament speaker said Wednesday that Cairo had enhanced most security issues to allow for safe...
Major international oil companies say they plan to step up their investments in Egypt, expecting to find more oil...

Science

A continent two-thirds the size of Australia has been found beneath the south-west Pacific Ocean, scientists reported in the...
 

Pokémon Go dating app launched in the US

 
If gangs of kids suddenly start loitering in your garden or your favourite corner café appears overrun with people staring...
Healthy breakfast
Our eating patterns have changed over the past 40 years and the rule of three meals a day has been abandoned by many....

Arts


Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling in 'La La Land'. - AFP Relaxnews
 

 
"La La Land" is set to sweep the Oscars, but the race to be crowned Hollywood's leading man is going down to...
Marc Jacobs Beauty’s limited-edition makeup set comes in a pouch designed by illustrator, Julie Verhoeven.
Marc Jacobs Beauty has presented a limited-edition makeup collection, directly inspired by the brand’s spring 2017 New...
Angelina Jolie addresses a press conference in Siem Reap, Cambodia, on February 18, 2017 (AFP / TANG CHHIN SOTHY).
Angelina Jolie will unveil her new film on the horrors of the Khmer Rouge era on Saturday at the ancient Angkor Wat temple...

Living

France's classic Crepe Suzette (Photo courtesy: AFP Relaxnews/ Wiktory / Istock)
 
With Mardi Gras, Pancake Day and Candlemass just around the corner, pancakes will be on the menu this February in various...
No, we're not talking about this kind of finger spoon
 
 
An experience that mimics the sensation of licking your fingers can enhance the taste of creamy foods. This is the concept...
Effects of TV on children
Setting a time to switch off the TV before bed can help viewers get to bed at an earlier time, possibly improving sleep...