British Minister Tobias Ellwood and Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Memeesh sail on the new Suez Canal on Wednesday January 14, 2015. Courtesy of the British embassy in Cairo.
The British minister for the Middle East urged on Sunday that "constitutional elections" be held in Egypt "as soon as possible", in response to reports that Egypt's parliamentary elections, due... Monday, 2 March, 2015 - 05:10
Bomb blast outside Mansoura police station
Two people were killed and five others, including a police conscript, were injured in a blast outside a police station in Upper Egypt's city of Aswan late Sunday, state-run news agency MENA reported. Preliminary... Monday, 2 March, 2015 - 05:00
© Dassault Aviation/AFP/File | A Rafale fighter jet, manufactured by Dassault Aviation, flies over the desert in Egypt on December 23, 2014
 
 
 
The French government loaned Egypt 3.2 billion euros to finance the recent multi billion-euro purchase of French military equipment, Egypt's president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said in... Sunday, 1 March, 2015 - 16:52
© Mohamed el-Shahed, AFP | Members of Egypt's constitutional court hold a session to rule on the law organising the upcoming parliamentary elections on March 1, 2015 in the capital Cairo
 
Egypt’s president ordered Sunday an amendment of laws linked to a March-April poll after a court ruled an article was unconstitutional. Meanwhile, the election committee said it was now working on a new timetable... Sunday, 1 March, 2015 - 16:32
British Minister Tobias Ellwood and Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Memeesh sail on the new Suez Canal on Wednesday January 14, 2015. Courtesy of the British embassy in Cairo.
Bomb blast outside Mansoura police station
© Dassault Aviation/AFP/File | A Rafale fighter jet, manufactured by Dassault Aviation, flies over the desert in Egypt on December 23, 2014
 
 
 
© Mohamed el-Shahed, AFP | Members of Egypt's constitutional court hold a session to rule on the law organising the upcoming parliamentary elections on March 1, 2015 in the capital Cairo
 

News

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
Gaza residents said Sunday they fear growing isolation and more hardships after an Egyptian court declared the territory's ruling Hamas a terrorist organization. Some blamed the Islamic militant Hamas while others said Egypt is being...

World

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu headed to Washington Sunday on what he said was a "historic" mission to try to stop a nuclear...
© AFP | Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko shows Russian passports to demonstrate the presence of Russian troops in the Ukraine, as he addresses the 51st Munich Security Conference (MSC) in southern Germany, on February 7, 2015
 
 
 
 Ukraine's military said on Sunday a ceasefire had been fully observed in eastern separatist territories overnight, but warned that pro-...
A Palestinian court on Sunday postponed its verdict in the trial of exiled Gaza strongman Mohammed Dahlan, who is being tried in absentia on...

Economy

© AFP/File / by Wissam Keyrouz | Falling oil prices hinder global efforts to develop renewable energy sources, experts warned on January 17 at a conference in Abu Dhabi
 
 
 
 Egyptian investment bank EFG Hermes is studying investments in renewable energy and hopes to start a leasing business in its home country within months as it looks to take advantage of improving economic sentiment. Chief Executive Karim Awad...

Culture

The Minya Governorate will declare new archaeological findings in the province on Sunday as part of a tourism conference extending from Sunday to...
Revolutions of the Hungry
The General Authority for Cultural Palaces has published a book titled “Revolutions of the Hungry”, a sociological reading of revolutions...
Mohamed Mounir
Mohamed Mounir’s “Masr Qariba” (Egypt is Near) was the most tweeted hashtag on Twitter in the early hours of Friday morning....

Life Style

Apple's Stephen Chick displays the CarPlay program at the Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco, California in this June 2, 2014 file photo.
 
The main talking point at this week's Geneva car show is likely to be a vehicle that may never be built: the Apple car. The world's...
Zamalek Market's entrance space decorated with flower pots by night.
Tucked away in a corner on a quiet street, Zamalek Market is the latest arrival to the cozy neighborhood bringing on a healthy lifestyle tweak with...
Japan, a major economic power, seems to be a pioneer in everything, including food. In Japan, you can now find foods and beverages that are not...