U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump walk along Pennsylvania Avenue during the inaugural parade from the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
 
Donald Trump took power as the 45th president of the United States on Friday and pledged to end what he called an "American carnage" of rusted factories and crime in an inaugural address that was a populist... Saturday, 21 January, 2017 - 11:27
Egypt's Prime Minister Sherif Ismail attends a ceremony to sign military contracts with French Prime Minister Manuel Valls (unseen) at the Ittihadiya presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt, October 10, 2015. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
 
Egyptian Prime Minister Sherif Ismail said on Thursday he expected parliament to approve nominations for ministers in a cabinet reshuffle by the end of the month, state news agency MENA reported.   The previous... Saturday, 21 January, 2017 - 10:11
Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States on Friday, succeeding Barack Obama and taking control of a divided country in a transition of power that he has declared will lead to “America... Friday, 20 January, 2017 - 19:22
Poor families at the village of Abaadiya, Fayoum
Egypt's economy will expand by 3.9 percent in the fiscal year ending in June, missing the government's target of around 5 percent and dipping below last year's growth rate, a Reuters poll showed on Wednesday... Friday, 20 January, 2017 - 14:49
U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump walk along Pennsylvania Avenue during the inaugural parade from the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
 
Egypt's Prime Minister Sherif Ismail attends a ceremony to sign military contracts with French Prime Minister Manuel Valls (unseen) at the Ittihadiya presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt, October 10, 2015. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
 
Poor families at the village of Abaadiya, Fayoum

Egypt

Former petroleum minister and caretaker prime minister Sherif Ismail
Egypt's Prime Minister Sherif Ismail is meeting candidates for Cabinet posts on Saturday and Sunday, in preparation for...
Trial ship crosses New Suez Canal
Egypt's Suez Canal revenues fell to US$5.005 billion in 2016 from US$5.175 billion the previous year, Reuters...
Cairo Opera House
Police have arrested a movie director over the theft of five paintings from the Museum of Modern Art at the...

Middle East/North Africa

Members of Islamic State militant in Sirte
More than 80 "Islamic State" (IS) militants, some of whom were believed to be plotting attacks in Europe,...
"Islamic State" (IS) militants have destroyed one of the most famous monuments in the ancient city of Palmyra, the...
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said he believed peace talks in Kazakhstan would lead to local "reconciliation"...

World

A bomb explodes in a vegetable market in the mostly Shiite city of Parachinar. Pakistan market bomb kills at least 20. AFP / ALI JAN
A bomb exploded at a market in a mainly Shiite area of Pakistan's northwestern tribal belt on Saturday, killing at least...
Melbourne, Australia
A man deliberately drove into pedestrians, killing four and injuring more than 20, in the center of Australia's second...
Recent years have seen a significant rise in the number of migrants around the world, according to research conducted by the...

Business

Egypt is considering temporarily reintroducing a stamp duty on stock market transactions after the tax was frozen in 2014,...
Cairo International Airport
In his visit to Egypt, British Minister of State for Security Ben Wallace said the UK is giving high priority to...
AFP | Lufthansa aircraft at the Franz-Josef-Strauss-Airport in Munich, southern Germany, on September 10, 2014
Lufthansa is not in talks with Etihad about the Abu Dhabi-based carrier taking a stake in the German airline...

Science

 
Brain cancer survivor to attempt 7 marathons in 7 days
For the past three years, BethAnn Telford has trained for a grueling athletic achievement, the World Marathon Challenge. It...
Antiquities Minister Khaled al-Anany announced that the Museum of Islamic Art would be open to the public for free for one...
From gorillas to gibbons, about 60 percent of primates are threatened by extinction, according to a study published...

Arts

Mohamed Ramadan poses in an ad for the his series "al-Oustora" (The Legend) 
The Israeli state television announced it will broadcast al-Oustora series (The Legend) starting tomorrow Sunday, an...
Cairo Opera House
Police have arrested a movie director over the theft of five paintings from the Museum of Modern Art at the...
Following the footsteps of Egyptian international superstars Omar Al-Sherif and Amr Waked the Egyptian actor Maged Al-Masry began the New Year with his participation in an international film "the outcast" along with the Golden Globe and Oscar nominee Eric Roberts and Patrick Kilpatrick in American film The Outcast.
 
Following in the footsteps of Egyptian superstars Omar Al-Sherif and Amr Waked, Egyptian actor Maged el-Masry started out...

Living

Free bus tours for dogs and their owners to canine-friendly destinations in London were organized in the British...
In a 10-day trip on the Antarctic ice, the Egyptian adventurer Omar Samra becomes the first person in history to climb three mountains in Antarctica which is a ‘first ascent’ in climbing terminology.
 
In a 10-day trip on the Antarctic ice, the Egyptian adventurer Omar Samra becomes the first person in history to climb three...
stress
Software engineer Ahmed Abu el-Haz was going through a debilitating phase in his life after an operation. Being the dynamic...