Saudi troops clashed with Yemeni Houthi fighters on Tuesday in the heaviest exchange of cross-border fire since the start of a Saudi-led air offensive last week, while Yemen's foreign minister called for a rapid... Tuesday, 31 March, 2015 - 22:48
Egypt's foreign minister said on Tuesday that Egypt intends to host a conference that will allow "Syrian national groups" to express their opinion on Syria's future. Egypt hosted a meeting of the... Tuesday, 31 March, 2015 - 18:03
gypt's illicit gains authority announced on Tuesday it will appeal a court ruling acquitting former Interior Minister Habib al-Adly of graft charges amounting to 181 million Egyptian pounds. The Giza... Tuesday, 31 March, 2015 - 17:59
Saudi Arabia, allies launch air strikes in Yemen against Houthi fighters
The UN rights chief expressed alarm Tuesday at the situation in Yemen as Arab warplanes pounded the country for a sixth day, warning it appeared about to collapse. "The situation in Yemen is extremely alarming,... Tuesday, 31 March, 2015 - 17:27
Saudi Arabia, allies launch air strikes in Yemen against Houthi fighters

News

Seven Egyptian pharmaceutical companies have received permits to produce the equivalent of the hepatitis C cure Solvadi, said Assistant Health Minister Tarek Salman.   Two companies have already put their product on the market and one company...

World

Turkish riot police use tear gas to disperse demonstrators during a protest against the destruction of trees in a park brought about by a pedestrian project, in Taksim Square in central Istanbul May 31, 2013. REUTERS/Osman Orsal
Protesters clashed with Turkish police overnight in two Istanbul neighborhoods after far-left militants who took a prosecutor hostage in a courthouse...
File photo of World's oldes person Misao Okawa celebrating her 117th birthday
The world’s oldest living person, Misao Okawa, passed away on Wednesday less than one month after celebrating her 117th birthday, according to...
Saudi Arabia's military operation in Yemen
At least 62 children have been killed and 30 injured in Yemen over the past week, the UN children's agency UNICEF said Tuesday.   "...

Economy

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Egypt's main stock market index EGX30 inched up by 0.17 percent on Tuesday's session, reaching the record 9,134.78 points with a LE511 million turnover, the Egyptian Exchange data showed. The broader EGX70 index came down by 0.02 percent,...

Culture







South African comedian Trevor Noah is photographed during an interview. Trevor Noah, a 31-year-old comedian from South Africa who has contributed to "The Daily Show" a handful of times during the past year, will become Jon Stewart's replacement as host, Comedy Central announced Monday March 30, 2015. Noah was chosen a little more than a month after Stewart unexpectedly announced he was leaving "The Daily Show" following 16 years as the show's principal voice. (AP Photo/Bongiwe Mchunu-The Star) SOUTH AFRICA OUT NO SALES NO ARCHIVE





 





 
The choice of South African comic Trevor Noah as Jon Stewart's replacement on "The Daily Show" advances an intriguing new trend of late...
A gallery assistant holds a 2-pound coin with the new portrait of Britain's Queen Elizabeth following it's unveiling at the National Portrait Gallery in London March 2, 2015.
Staff at Windsor Castle, one of the residences of Britain's Queen Elizabeth, are considering withdrawing some services to tourists such as guided...
Actress Abeer Sabry
Scenarist Ahmed Atef has announced that the shooting of his new series "Neswan Qadera" (Capable Women) will start within a few days. This...

Life Style

according to ministry of supply at least 50% of people in Aswan city rely mainly on Al-Shamsi bread
Antiquities are not the only thing inherited from the ancient Egyptians; many cultural heirlooms are inseparable from modern Egyptian culture,...
A narrow street in the calm neighborhood of Zamalek leads you to a wider area where a blue banner reads Bahaa Eddin Qaraqosh Street, according to...
People exercise beside the Chao Phraya river in Bangkok 24 September 2014.
 The intensive care unit is a last frontier for physical therapy: It's hard to exercise patients hooked to ventilators. Some hospitals do...