© 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
Minister of Trade and Industry Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour meets with US ambassador to Cairo, Stephen Beecroft
Egypt has demanded the reactivation of a customs exemption system for its exports to the United States. The exemption has not been applied since July 2014.   Meeting with US ambassador to Cairo Stephen Beecroft on... Sunday, 1 March, 2015 - 15:30
A number of Giza residents demonstrated on Sunday on Hussein Hegazy Street, next to the Cabinet headquarters, demanding the construction of more government-sponsored housing units.   According to one of the... Sunday, 1 March, 2015 - 14:32
© 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
 
Minister of Trade and Industry Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour meets with US ambassador to Cairo, Stephen Beecroft

News

The Suez Canal Authority released a statement on Sunday that indicates Panamanian ships were the canal's top clients in January 2015, with a total of 193 vessels and 11,279,000 tons of cargo passing through the canal.   Though Panama tops...

World

A Palestinian court on Sunday postponed its verdict in the trial of exiled Gaza strongman Mohammed Dahlan, who is being tried in absentia on...
At least three people were arrested as a group of about 400 people in Hong Kong clashed with police in the latest sign of ongoing tensions caused by...
The British girls that joined IS in Syria
Security footage appears to show three British schoolgirls, believed to be on their way to join Islamic State militants, waiting for hours at a bus...

Economy

Egypt's central bank said on Sunday it sold US$420 million in the interbank market, after a regularly-scheduled dollar auction did not take place. The bank said in a statement that the sale was made to meet outstanding demand for staple...

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...