Christian families who left from Al-Arish in the North Sinai Governorate after the escalation of a campaign targeting Christians by Islamic State militants last week, arrive at the Evangelical Church in Ismailia, Egypt February 24, 2017. REUTERS
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said his government is providing all necessary measures to help residents who have fled Arish, a city in Egypt's North Sinai governorate, after the Islamic State group killed several... Tuesday, 28 February, 2017 - 13:35
Renaissance Dam
Within the coming few days, Egypt and Sudan are expected to officially demand details on construction modifications on the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam of which Ethiopia did not previously inform the two countries. Senior... Tuesday, 28 February, 2017 - 12:28
Egypt's parliament on Monday kicked out a prominent legislator with a reputation for being critical of the government because he allegedly "belittled" the assembly in correspondence with foreign... Tuesday, 28 February, 2017 - 10:38
Tourist boat in Hurghada
Russian Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov expected Moscow to sign an agreement on the resumption of flights with Cairo in March.  "In principle, yes", said the minister in remarks to Sputnik news agency on... Monday, 27 February, 2017 - 17:16
Christian families who left from Al-Arish in the North Sinai Governorate after the escalation of a campaign targeting Christians by Islamic State militants last week, arrive at the Evangelical Church in Ismailia, Egypt February 24, 2017. REUTERS
Renaissance Dam
Tourist boat in Hurghada

Egypt

A gradual decline in temperatures is forecast for most parts of Egypt on Wednesday, according to meteorologists. In a...
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi (R) meeting with General Joseph Votel, Commander of the US Central Command, at the presidential palace in the capital Cairo, February 26, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
 
The top commander of US military operations in the Middle East said on Sunday that he wants to resume major military...
Policeman in front of the Interior Ministry headquarters in Cairo - Reuters
The Prosecution Office in the Warraq district of Giza ordered the chief detective in Shubra al-Khaimah's Second District...

Middle East/North Africa

Since Iraqi government forces launched the push to take the western half of Mosul from the Islamic State group last week,...
The 30 British victims of a shooting at a hotel in Tunisia were unlawful killed, a UK inquiry found on Tuesday, with the...
An investigation has begun into allegations of corruption by Prime Minister Netanyahu's lawyer over a submarine deal....

World

Police officers in Germany took part in counter-terrorism raids to ban the Islamic State-linked 'Fussilet' mosque activities, which are suspected of being meeting points for radical Islamists (C. Mang / Reuters via DW).
Berlin's office of the interior banned the mosque association known as "Fussilet 33" on Tuesday. The...
US President Donald Trump signs an executive order rolling back regulations from the 2010 Dodd-Frank law on Wall Street reform at the White House in Washington February 3, 2017 (Kevin Lamarque / Reuters).
President Donald Trump is seeking what he called a "historic" increase in defense spending, but ran into immediate...
Demonstrators in support of the immigration rules implemented by US President Donald Trump's administration, rally at Los Angeles international airport in Los Angeles, California, February 4, 2017 (Ringo Chiu / Reuters).
California legislative leaders on Monday demanded detailed information from the Trump administration on immigration arrests...

Business

Several European countries have started organizing official visits to Cairo for delegations comprised of investors...
Saudi Arabia wants crude oil prices to rise to around US$60 a barrel this year, five sources from OPEC countries and the oil...
China's flag
President Donald Trump declared China the "grand champions" of currency manipulation on Thursday, just hours after...

Science

Dream Stele lies between the hands of the Sphinx at Giza pyramids area
Egypt's Ministry of Antiquities said Tuesday that it initiated the second phase of restoring the Dream Stele of...
The number of deadly heroin overdoses in the United States more than quadrupled from 2010 to 2015, a federal agency said on...
Gaining traction: Smart glasses will represent 11% of the market. 
Dust off your Google Glass Explorer editions, according to new data, smart glasses is where the smart money will be in the...

Arts

Actresses Halle Berry and Meryl Streep at the 89th Academy Awards (Lucy Nicholson / Reuters). 
Meryl Streep on Saturday accused designer Karl Lagerfeld of spoiling her night at the Academy Awards ceremony by falsely...
Rescue workers from Syria's White Helmets -- the subjects of an Oscar-nominated documentary -- said they received US visas to attend next week's prestigious Academy Awards ceremony (Thaer Mohammed / AFP).
A young volunteer in the Syrian search-and-rescue group featured in an Academy Award-winning documentary said Monday he...
Mahershala Ali poses with the Oscar for best actor in a supporting role on February 26, 2017 (Frederic J. Brown / AFP).
In a historic first last night, Muslim actor Mahershala Ali won an Oscar for best actor in a supporting role, as the...

Living

Models and toddlers present creations from the Dolce&Gabbana Autumn/Winter 2017 women collection during Milan's Fashion Week, February 26, 2017 (Alessandro Garofalo/ Reuters).
Mothers and daughters, siblings and families took the catwalk on Sunday at the Milan fashion show of Italian brand Dolce...
Expedia's latest etiquette survey identified some annoying passenger habits. Photo: AFP
 
 
 
Keep your knees and feet to yourself. That’s the overarching message from Expedia’s latest etiquette survey...
A woman holding a baby on her back in the village of Zhongdong, where a group of 18 families live inside a natural cave.
High in the misty hills of southwestern China, an hour’s hike from any road, the lowing of livestock echoes through...