© AFP/File | Palestinians returning to Gaza arrive through the Rafah border crossing on November 26, 2014
 
 
 
Egypt is to reopen the Rafah border crossing with Gaza Sunday for the second time in two months to allow those stranded in Egypt enter the Palestinian territory, officials said. The Rafah crossing is the only access... Saturday, 20 December, 2014 - 14:04
Relations between Egypt and South Sudan are witnessing unprecedented openness to joint cooperation with the aim of supporting South Sudan in all development fields, said Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Hossam... Saturday, 20 December, 2014 - 13:52
UK based Legatum Institute, a research organization that documents annual prosperity indicators around the world, listed Egypt as the 116th out of 142 countries surveyed, having fallen eight places since last year
Egypt ranks as one of the world’s least prosperous countries in 2014 according to an annual global prosperity survey released this week. The report released by UK-based Legatum Institute, a research organization... Saturday, 20 December, 2014 - 12:49
Fitch Ratings has upgraded Egypt's Long-term foreign and local currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDR) to 'B' from 'B-'. The Outlooks are Stable. Fitch has also upgraded the issue ratings on Egypt'... Friday, 19 December, 2014 - 23:54
© AFP/File | Palestinians returning to Gaza arrive through the Rafah border crossing on November 26, 2014
 
 
 
UK based Legatum Institute, a research organization that documents annual prosperity indicators around the world, listed Egypt as the 116th out of 142 countries surveyed, having fallen eight places since last year

News

Bad weather over Alexandria city for the forth day in-a-raw, 9 January 2013.
The city of Alexandria and other parts of the northern coast along the Mediterranean saw heavy rains on Saturday accompanied by a decline in temperature. Rains caused flooding followed by traffic congestion on main streets and in slums that suffer...

World

Islamic State commander- AFP PHOTO
The Pentagon has hailed the deaths of several top leaders of the Islamic State group, but experts say this is far from enough to cripple what has...
Police work at the scene of a stabbing attack at a home (L) in Cairns, northern Queensland, December 19, 2014.
The 37-year-old mother of most of the eight children found dead in a mass stabbing in Australia's tropical northern city of Cairns was arrested...
Barack Obama
US President Barack Obama warned Friday that Washington "will respond" to North Korea's cyber attack on Sony Pictures over "The...

Economy

Egypt's Finance Minister Hany Kadry Dimian talks during an interview with Reuters at his office in Cairo, October 23, 2014. Egypt could tap international bond markets to raise up to $1.5 billion next year to shore up its finances and is open to agreeing an International Monetary Fund loan package if needed, Dimian said on Thursday. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany (EGYPT - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS)
Finance Minister Hany Qadry Dimian considers Fitch Ratings' decision to upgrade its evaluation of the Egyptian economy as an important positive step to boost investor confidence. The minister said that the move supports recent efforts by the...

Culture

Six European, two Latin American and one African film have made the shortlist for the foreign language Oscar, announced in Los Angeles Friday. Films...
Umm Kulthum
Beit al-Sennari in Sayeda Zeinab is commemorating the 40th anniversary of Umm Kulthum's passing, who died on 3 February 1975. Khaled Azab of the...
The Goethe Institut and the Infinity Group are holding a training workshop for amateur photographers on Sunday. Photographers will be trained on the...

Life Style

© AFP/File | Close-up shows a strain of listeria bacteria in the laboratory of departmental analysis of the Channel in St Lo, western France on May 10, 2000
 
 
 
A listeria outbreak believed to originate from commercially packaged caramel apples has killed at least four people in the United States and sickened...
The elderly practicing rowing
You see a small boat from Al-Galaa Bridge. At first glance, they appear to be strong young men rowing, but if you look closer, you will see wrinkled...
A woman lies in the grass reading a book and listening to music at Columbia University in New York, April 14, 2014.
CREDIT: REUTERS/CARLO ALLEGRI
The White House on Friday released a draft of its plan to rate U.S. colleges and tie federal aid to performance as a way to coax institutions to pull...