Ramy Ashour (pictured playing Nick Matthew in Australia in August 2011) kept alive his hopes of becoming the first Egyptian in nearly half a century to win the British Open title with a performance of athleticism and great artistry which carried him into the semi-finals. (AFP Photo/Andrew Dent).
Ramy Ashour won one of the greatest World Open finals Friday when he saved a match point to triumph 13-11, 7-11, 5-11, 11-5, 14-12 against his Egyptian compatriot Mohamed El Shorbagy.Shorbagy, who has just become world... Friday, 21 November, 2014 - 22:30
Pope Francis I, Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will meet Pope Francis at the Vatican on Monday, religious news agency I.Media said, citing diplomatic sources. The meeting will be the first visit to the Vatican by an Egyptian... Friday, 21 November, 2014 - 21:39
Worker commits suicide after losing wealth
A worker in 10th of Ramadan City tied a rope around his neck and jumped off the window of his apartment because he suffered financial problems. His relatives said he had inherited money and given it to certain... Friday, 21 November, 2014 - 16:54
President-elect abdel Fattah al-Sisi arrives at Supreme Constitutional Court to take oath, Maadi, 8 June 2014
As usual, prominent writer Wahid Hamed entered another mine field, which he loves to do. In an interview with Al-Masry Al-Youm, he said that if the responsibility is too much for Sisi, he should leave.   ... Friday, 21 November, 2014 - 16:50
Ramy Ashour (pictured playing Nick Matthew in Australia in August 2011) kept alive his hopes of becoming the first Egyptian in nearly half a century to win the British Open title with a performance of athleticism and great artistry which carried him into the semi-finals. (AFP Photo/Andrew Dent).
Pope Francis I, Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina
Worker commits suicide after losing wealth
President-elect abdel Fattah al-Sisi arrives at Supreme Constitutional Court to take oath, Maadi, 8 June 2014

News

The United Nations in Egypt is deeply concerned by recent developments in the case of Soheir El-Batei, the victim of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) who died in June 2013, as a result of an illegal procedure, it said in a statement on Thursday....

World

AFP/File | Demonstrators clash with riot police during a protest against the suspected massacre of 43 missing Mexican students, in Guerrero State on November 10, 2014
Protesters threw Molotov cocktails and clashed with riot police outside Mexico City's National Palace on Thursday as thousands protested against...
A man wearing a protective mask and suit inspects a container containing eggs and the bodies of culled chickens at a poultry farm, where a highly contagious strain of bird flu was found by Dutch authorities, in Hekendorp November 17, 2014.
A Dutch bird flu outbreak has spread to a third farm, the government said on Friday, prompting inspections at dozens of other farms in the...
A bare 0.004 percent of the world's adult population controls nearly US$30 trillion in assets, 13 percent of the world's total wealth,...

Economy

Central Bank Governor Hesham Ramez
Central Bank Governor Hisham Ramez said that, with the last payment of Qatar’s deposit, Egypt will have payed US$6 billion back to Doha since June 2013, pointing out that the last batch of the deposit is $500 million to be paid at the...

Culture

Egyptian actor and singer Bushra said she misses singing and is now working on a new album.   Bushra promises her fans the new album will be...
Campaign backing Iraqi poet Saady Youssef
Supporters of Iraqi poet Saady Youssef have launched a campaign to defend him after fellow Iraqi intellectuals called to burn his works...
AFP/File / by Michael Thurston | Actress Jennifer Lawrence arrives for the Los Angeles premiere of "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1," November 17, 2014
 Movie-goers worldwide will flock to see the new "Hunger Games" film this week, likely making it another blockbuster mega-hit -- even...

Life Style

AFP / by Gianrigo Marletta | Finalists of the World Muslimah Awards, Safitri Rahmadani (L) of Indonesia, Gesti Nur Ula Deraputri (C) of Indonesia and Ainur Nelissa of Malaysia, reciting the Koran in Yogyakarta, on November 20, 2014
An eclectic mix of women from around the world will compete in the finale of a pageant exclusively for Muslims in Indonesia Friday, seen as a riposte...
Detekt
A new tool to enable journalists and human rights defenders to scan their computers for known surveillance spyware has been released Thursday by...
by Prune Perromat | By harnessing her natural beauty to the phenomenal power of social media Kendall Jenner (front)is rapidly emerging as the most prominent of a new generation of supermodels
Her elder half-sister Kim Kardashian may have tried to "break the Internet" with a provocative nude photo shoot last week, but Kendall...