A plank of wood believed to be from the boat of an ancient Egyptian king has been unearthed near the Great Pyramid at Giza, archaeologists said on Wednesday. The boat, which is the second such vessel to be found on the... Thursday, 30 March, 2017 - 12:00
Tourists parasail at the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh November 9, 2015. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih
One of the largest Italian travel companies is organizing four weekly flights from the cities of Naples and Bari to Egypt’s Sharm el-Sheikh for the first time, raising hopes for the revival of the Red Sea tourism... Thursday, 30 March, 2017 - 11:57
Arab League meeting
The opening session of the 28th Ordinary Session of the Arab Summit, held Wednesday, turned over a new leaf for relations between Egypt and Saudi Arabia. President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and 15 Arab leaders, presidents,... Thursday, 30 March, 2017 - 10:40
Islamic State affiliate beheading Sufi sheikh Suleiman Abu Heraz
Islamic State's branch in the Sinai Peninsula posted a video on Tuesday depicting the beheading of two men the militant Islamist group said it had found guilty of practicing witchcraft and sorcery. The video,... Wednesday, 29 March, 2017 - 14:51
Tourists parasail at the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh November 9, 2015. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih
Arab League meeting
Islamic State affiliate beheading Sufi sheikh Suleiman Abu Heraz

Egypt

Temperatures are expected to decline in the north on Friday, while pleasant weather will prevail on western coasts with...
Saudi Arabia's King Salman has invited Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to visit his country, a public show of...
"Your Silence is Harassment" is the name of the most recent campaign fighting against sexual harassment in...

Middle East/North Africa

The number of people fleeing Syria's civil war to Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq and Egypt has passed the 5 million mark...
Syrian engineers and Red Crescent officials on Wednesday visited a spillway of a key dam west of the Islamic State group...
Israel said on Wednesday it would cut a further US$2 million from its already reduced contribution this year to the United...

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).
Germany has deported 10 potential attackers since January as part of a tougher approach toward failed asylum seekers after...
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson held talks with Turkey's leaders on Thursday in a one-day visit to a NATO ally...
France's attempts to counter the radicalization of its young people are in turmoil, with a group home intended to turn...

Business

subsidized goods
The government is considering increasing subsidies on ration cards by 29 percent to LE27 (US$1.5) a month in the next fiscal...
The annual real estate CityScape conference kicked off on Wednesday under the title "The Roadmap toward Innovation."
 
CityScape's annual real estate conference kicked off on Wednesday under the title "The Roadmap toward Innovation...
Sadat Metro Station
The European Investment Bank has offered US$500 million to finance the development of the first Cairo Metro line, which...

Science

The Islamic Art Museum, located in Bab al-Louq district, will be open for visitors on Saturday evenings from 5pm...
The Siwa Oasis Medical Tourism Conference will be launched on Wednesday, in coordination with the University of Alexandria,...
Kids wait to fill jerrycans with fresh water
The ongoing reduction in Egypt’s Nile fresh water may subject the country to fresh water and energy shortages by 2025...

Arts

 
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie
Media reports showed that last month Brad Pitt secretly joined his wife, Angelina Jolie, and children during their...
Robert Pattinson has a role in Amazon jungle adventure ‘Lost City of Z’. ― AFP pic
 
 
Robert Pattinson has teamed up with fashion giant Karl Lagerfeld on a brand new campaign for Dior Homme.    The...
British actress Emma Thompson says President Donald Trump once called her out of the blue years ago and asked her for a date...

Living

People exercise beside the Chao Phraya river in Bangkok 24 September 2014.
A new study has found Parkinson’s patients who do 2.5 hours, or 150 minutes, of exercise a week can slow down the...
Couples/ marriage/ partners
The other day, I was idling in traffic when I happened to glance in my rear view mirror. Although I couldn’t hear...
Are you the type of traveller who can rhyme off the era and style of the buildings you see? Who makes a game out of matching...