Fresh water shortage
Egypt should be prepared to cope with “water scarcity” caused by Ethiopia’s disputed Grand Renaissance Dam project, said the head of the country’s national water company.   “There is a... Sunday, 7 February, 2016 - 12:00
Giza pyramids and Sphinx
Egyptian authorities have arrested three people after they appeared in a video selling stones from the 4,500-year-old Giza pyramids to undercover journalists.   The Interior Ministry announced the arrests Saturday... Sunday, 7 February, 2016 - 11:12
Health Minister Ahmed Emad-Eddin
The Health Ministry has said that the mosquito carrying the Zika virus, which has recently caught the world's attention as it spreads across the Americas, exists in Egypt after earlier claiming that the mosquito is... Sunday, 7 February, 2016 - 10:33
A portrait of the Twitter logo in Ventura, California, 21 December 2013.
Twitter Inc has shut down more than 125,000 terrorism-related accounts since the middle of 2015, most of them linked to the Islamic State group, the company said in a blog post on Friday. Twitter has said it only takes... Saturday, 6 February, 2016 - 15:39
Fresh water shortage
Giza pyramids and Sphinx
Health Minister Ahmed Emad-Eddin
A portrait of the Twitter logo in Ventura, California, 21 December 2013.

Egypt

CAIRO, Feb 5 (Aswat Masriya) – Egypt’s stock market main index EGX 30 hiked by 3.6 per cent  over the past...
Italian student Gulio Regeni who was found dead after being missing since January 25, 2016.
CAIRO (AP) — The body of an Italian graduate student who disappeared last month has been found with multiple stab...
The occupancy rates in Luxor hotels rose to 64 percent, Luxor tourism police announced Thursday.   The increase comes...

Middle East/North Africa

Russian and Syrian government forces on Saturday intensified an assault on rebel-held areas around the Syrian city of Aleppo...
Syria will see any incursion on its territory as an act of aggression, Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem said on Saturday,...
Al Qaeda's branch in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) mourned the killing of a senior commander in southern Yemen, a...

World

North Korea launched a long-range rocket on Sunday carrying what it has called a satellite, but its neighbors and Washington...
Germany's anti-Islam PEGIDA movement staged rallies in several cities across Europe on Saturday to protest against the...
Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb has claimed responsibility for Friday's deadly attack on a U.N. police base in the...

Business

 Palm Hills
Palm Hills, Egypt's second-largest listed property developer, reported on Sunday a 128 percent rise in fourth-quarter...
Cairo's main index jumped 2.3 percent to 6,202 points as foreign buyers returned. Foreign investors, who had mostly been...
Yields on Egypt's six-month and one-year treasury bills rose at an auction on Thursday, data from the central bank...

Science

A woman holds the hand of her mother who is dying from cancer during her final hours at a palliative care hospital in Winnipeg, 24 July 2010.
 Differences among alcoholics in who gets severe liver damage and who doesn’t might be partly due to differences...
No-smoking sign
People living in countries with public smoking bans have lower exposure to secondhand smoke and better health, according to...
Although worker protections are supposed to prevent it, a new U.S. study of nursing home workers finds that within six...

Arts

Singer Miley Cyrus arrives at the 2015 Elton John AIDS Foundation Oscar Party in West Hollywood, California February 22, 2015
Break out those foam fingers, Carson Daly.   Miley Cyrus has joined "The Voice" for the NBC reality...
Coldplay
British rock band Coldplay may have won several Grammy awards for its music, but it has yet to convince Twitter users that...
A visitor poses with a character from the Star Wars film series during a press preview for the exhibit 'Star Wars Identities' at the MAK museum in Vienna, Austria, December 17, 2015.
 
Global ticket sales for blockbuster movie "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" are expected to reach $2 billion on...

Living

CNN's Nima Elbagir speaks to a Kenyan family about why they choose to continue to brutal practice of female genital mutilation.
They covered her face and laid her down.   What happened next, Agnes wishes no girl would ever experience.  ...
Movers prepare to hang Leonardo da Vinci's "Early Mona Lisa" painting ahead of its exhibition at The Arts House in Singapore in this file picture taken December 12, 2014. 
It's hard to believe the National Gallery Singapore is just a few months old.   Since flinging open its doors in...
At the height of operations, the fully automated service was carrying four million letters each day.
The mysterious world of subterranean London looks set to give up one of its secrets next year as a previously hidden...