Militants in Egypt's Sinai peninsula fired a rocket into southern Israel on Friday in an incident that appeared linked to fighting between Islamist insurgents and Egyptian security forces, an Israeli military source... Friday, 3 July, 2015 - 18:58
Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas on Friday dismissed as "propaganda" an Israeli claim that it provided support related to this week's jihadist attacks against Egyptian soldiers in Sinai. "The... Friday, 3 July, 2015 - 15:24
 Morsi appeared in court on Sunday in a red prison uniform
Two years after the army deposed president Mohamed Morsi, Egypt is roiled by brazen Islamic State group attacks in the Sinai Peninsula and brutal government repression that has killed hundreds. Militant attacks have... Friday, 3 July, 2015 - 15:14
Tourists in Karnak despite terrorist attack
In a statement issued on its webpage on Thursday, the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs raised its travel warning to Egypt to the third, "red" level - "do not travel".   Previously, the Polish... Friday, 3 July, 2015 - 14:34
 Morsi appeared in court on Sunday in a red prison uniform
Tourists in Karnak despite terrorist attack

Egypt

Salafi demos
The Washington Institute for Near East Policy said that at a time when the President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi government is...
Car bomb wounds Egypt's public prosecutor in Cairo 
Acting Prosecutor General Ali Omran issued a gag order on Thursday, related to the assassination case of former Prosecutor...
Katatny behind bars
Minya University President Gamal Eddin Abul Magd said that the university had sent a letter to Mohamed Saad al-Katatny, a...

Middle East/North Africa

A year and half of nuclear talks between Iran and major powers were creeping towards the finish line on Friday as...
© AFP/File | The latest arrests came amid tension between Hamas and the West Bank-based PA, more than a year after the two sides signed a unity deal that failed to end a years-long Palestinian split
 
 
 
Palestinian forces have arrested around 100 Hamas members in the West Bank, a security official said Friday, raising tension...
Warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition bombed targets in the Yemeni capital on Friday, residents said, and sources in the...

World

France on Friday rejected a request for asylum by Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.   Assange has been living for the...
Supporters of Greece's bailout terms have taken a wafer-thin lead over the "No" vote backed by the leftist...
© AFP | Archival screen grab from a Boko Haram video
 
Suspected Boko Haram militants have killed nearly 150 people in northeastern Nigerian villages, mowing down men and children...

Business

cairo stock 
Egypt's stock market has witnessed losses of LE2.15 billion this week, as all indexes were down, Egyptian Exchange data...




Reuters/Reuters - An employee counts money at a bank in Cairo September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih






 


 
The central bank let the Egyptian pound depreciate for the first time in five months on Thursday, a move analysts said would...
Egypt's market traded sideways on Thursday's session, as the benchmark EGX30 index went down by 0.68 percent,...

Science

Many of us know all too well the frustration that comes of buying a shiny new gadget, only to see it smashed into a thousand...
The Centaur comes from the same company that helped build the Global Hawk surveillance drone. 

 

 
Little drones flying overhead are one thing. A much larger, unmanned, four-seater airplane is another. You may not have...
Medication
For nearly a century, insulin has been a life-saving diabetes treatment. Now scientists are testing a tantalizing question:...

Arts

Former American President Richard Nixon
Oh, Richard Nixon. Such a character you are. Literally. Perhaps no other modern president has been impersonated, parodied...
 A statue dating back to the ancient Assyrian era.
The head of the UN cultural organisation on Wednesday called for a campaign against the "culture cleansing" being...
Spice Girls
Taking inspiration from the Spice Girls, whose popularity endures 15 years after the group split, British all-girl pop band...

Living

In search of peace? Maybe it's time to move to Iceland. According to the nonprofit Institute for Economics and Peace,...
Mickey Mouse posing for a picture with a visitor in Disneyland theme park.
Most of us are happy with being flung around in a roller coaster or spun high in a Ferris wheel. The rush of fear and the...
A flight information signboard shows the status of AirAsia flight QZ 8501 from the Indonesian city of Surabaya to Singapore at Changi Airport in Singapore December 28, 2014.
Aviation website AirlineRatings.com has just released its annual list of the world's 10 safest airlines....