A large fire broke out on Wednesday at the Cairo International Conference Center in Nasr City, Cairo.    A Health Ministry spokesperson told CBC Extra on Wednesday that 16 people have been injured in the fire... Wednesday, 4 March, 2015 - 14:30
Egypt’s Finance Ministry has requested from the Egyptian Cabinet to directly contract with Fitch and Standard and Poor’s (S&P) to credit rate its US$1.5 billion bond issue, according to Al Borsa... Wednesday, 4 March, 2015 - 14:06
Mohamed Abul Ghar
A renowned politician has said that President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi does not want parliamentary elections to be held at the current period, days after a verdict was handed down by the Supreme Constitutional Court... Wednesday, 4 March, 2015 - 13:56
Investment Minister Ashraf Salman
Mahmoud Attalla, vice chairman and CEO of CI Capital, the investment branch of the Commercial International Bank (CIB), said the group will promote three government projects during the economic conference scheduled to... Wednesday, 4 March, 2015 - 13:28
Mohamed Abul Ghar
Investment Minister Ashraf Salman

News

Dozens of farmers from Sadat City, Monufiya staged a protest on Tuesday outside the Ministry of Housing to demand stopping the bulldozing of the lands they cultivate and the destruction of their houses.   The protesters have staged several...

World

Australia will send more troops to Iraq to help train local security forces in their battle against the Islamic State group, Prime Minister Tony...
© Italian Navy/AFP/File | Migrants sit in a boat during a rescue operation off the coast of Sicily in early December
 
 
 
At least 10 North African migrants died when their rubber boat overturned in the southern Mediterranean while hundreds more from that vessel and...
A blast at a coal mine in the eastern Ukrainian rebel stronghold of Donetsk killed more than 30 people, a local official said on Wednesday, with...

Economy

Orascom Construction plans to offer 11 percent of its shares on the Cairo bourse to raise 1.41 billion Egyptian pounds (US$185 million). The company is being spun off from OCI NV, which will retain its fertiliser and chemicals operation. The...

Culture

© Getty/AFP/File | Madonna and Sony Pictures both were separately torpedoed by major hacks this month, in what the pop icon has called "crazy times"
 
 
 
Madonna wants to "sit down and have a drink" with France's far-right leader Marine Le Pen to hear out the woman she once demonised on...
Culture Minister Gaber Asfour
Culture Minister Gaber Asfour ordered an investigation over the destruction of the "100 years of enlightenment" portrait in February and...
Antiquities Minister Mamdouh al-Damaty
A Pharaonic royal rest house had been discovered east of the Suez Canal, Antiquities Minister Mamdouh al-Damaty said on Monday.   The rest house...

Life Style

In a peaceful response to IS's brutal practices, social media has recently been flooded with satirical video clips where the group's...
Halal has never looked so good for Singapore. A survey ranked the Asian country as the top non-Islamic destination for Muslim tourists, weeks after...
An army of feral cats rules a remote island in southern Japan, curling up in abandoned houses or strutting about in a fishing village that is...