An Arabtec logo is seen on buildings under construction in the Marina area of Dubai in this picture taken November 28, 2009. REUTERS/Steve Crisp
 


 
 

 
An Egyptian government official on Monday denied a local media report that a project for Dubai-based builder Arabtec to build a million homes in the north African country had stalled. "We are at the stage of... Monday, 25 May, 2015 - 12:35
Osama Morsy, son of the toppled Islamist President Mohamed Morsy, said his father urged resuming the revolution “without turning back” during their 15-minute meeting on Saturday upon end of the first... Monday, 25 May, 2015 - 12:26
North Damanhur's top prosecutor Hazem al-Kehaily referred a police officer and two policemen to criminal court Sunday for beating a defendant to death at the Rashid Police Station in Beheira.   People... Monday, 25 May, 2015 - 12:25
Islam Attito, a Ain Shams University student whom police say was killed in a raid on a terrorist haven
Cairo's prosecution services summoned police officers who are suspected of being behind the murder of a university student on Sunday.   Last Tuesday, Islam Attito, an undergraduate student from the faculty of... Monday, 25 May, 2015 - 11:44
An Arabtec logo is seen on buildings under construction in the Marina area of Dubai in this picture taken November 28, 2009. REUTERS/Steve Crisp
 


 
 

 
Islam Attito, a Ain Shams University student whom police say was killed in a raid on a terrorist haven

Egypt

Water Resources and Irrigation Minister Hossam Maghazy was criticized by rice farmers in front of the Japanese ambassador...
Photo of the entrance to a tunnel linking Egypt to the Gaza Strip.  It was posted on 20 May 2013 on the Facebook page of the military spokesperson.
Armed Forces have destroyed 521 tunnel openings on the borders with Gaza, North Sinai, over the past six months.  ...
Hot weather
Meteorologists have warned against the weather on Tuesday, expecting it to be moderate on the northern coasts, but extremely...

Middle East/North Africa

Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir addresses the general conference of the ruling National Congress Party in Khartoum October 23, 2014.
Sudan’s security services confiscated nine printed dailies without clarifying their reasons for doing so on Monday....
Iraqi forces recaptured territory from advancing Islamic State militants near the recently-fallen city of Ramadi on Sunday,...
Saudi authorities said on Saturday that the suicide bomber who bombed the Shi'ite mosque on Friday in Qatif city,...

World

Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski conceded defeat to conservative challenger Andrzej Duda (pictured) in Sunday’s...
Malaysian authorities have found 139 graves, and signs of torture, in more than two dozen squalid human trafficking camps...
Greece cannot make debt repayments to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) next month unless it achieves a deal with...

Business






Egypt's President al-Sisi talks with Abu Dhabi' Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed during al-Sisi' first official visit to United Arab Emirates.







 


 
Abu Dhabi's Gulf Capital is considering four deals in Egypt in healthcare, oil and gas, petrochemicals and consumer...
Planning Minister Ashraf al-Araby
Egypt’s Finance Ministry will allocate LE3 billion in the next fiscal year's budget (2015/16) to establish...
Egyptian developer Palm Hills
 Palm Hills, Egypt's second-biggest listed property developer, said on Monday it had completed a LE1.62 billion ($...

Science

In this May 12, 2015 photo, Zhou Cheng, vice president of the Beijing Environmental Exchange speaks during an interview at his office in Beijing, China. With China’s greenhouse gas emissions doubling over the past decade, the fate of the world’s climate depends on whether China can cut back on the coal-fired power plants, automobiles and other emission sources that have released hundreds of millions of tons of carbon into the atmosphere. With next year’s rollout, a successful carbon offset market would clearly play a big part in China’s larger plan to rein in emissions.
At first, the numbers and company names flashing on a big board in Beijing's financial district suggest a booming market...
A janitor sprays disinfectant at empty chicken cages in a traditional market in New Taipei city April 29, 2013. REUTERS/Pichi Chuang
As a virulent avian influenza outbreak continues to spread across the Midwestern United States, some egg-dependent companies...
Antiquities Minister Mamdouh al-Damaty
Antiquities Minister Mamdouh al-Damaty has announced the discovery of a secret crypt under Alexandria's Montaza Palace...

Arts

by Fanuel Jongwe | Zimbabwean artist Jonathan Khumbulani Nkala performs in "The Crossing" at Harare International Festival of the Arts
 
 
 
With Zimbabwe?s economy on its knees and life a daily struggle for most people, there is one luxury that many can...
Jerry Stiller and his wife Anne Meara attend a ceremony where the couple is honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles, California February 9, 2007.
 
New York-born actress and comedian Anne Meara, known for her opposites-attract comedy routine with husband Jerry Stiller,...
Director Jacques Audiard, Palme d'Or award winner for his film ''Dheepan'', delivers a speech on stage during the closing ceremony of the 68th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France, May 24, 2015.
 
French film "Dheepan" won the top Palme d'Or prize for director Jacques Audiard at the 68th Cannes...

Living

 Striking Renault workers outside the factory in Bursa, Turkey on May 21
French car giant Renault has offered a cash payment to striking workers in western Turkey where a wage dispute has hit the...
 by Anuj Chopra | Afghan men dance around the groom during celebrations at a wedding hall in Kabul
 
 
 
 With a burst of confetti, dancers clap and twirl around a garland-bedecked groom as Afghanistan's wedding season...
John Nash is killed with his wife Alicia in New Jersey when a taxi they areriding in crashes
 
 
 
Nobel prize-winning US mathematician John Nash, famously portrayed in the movie "A Beautiful Mind," was killed...