Archaeologists from Hebrew University in Israel have announced the discovery of an Ancient Egyptian artefact near Lake Tiberias in Israel. While the find is not yet completely excavated, archaeologists have uncovered a... Wednesday, 27 July, 2016 - 14:51
Security forces were deployed in Giza in the early hours of Wednesday morning to disperse crowds accusing police of killing a man and throwing his body into the River Nile. A security source, speaking on condition of... Wednesday, 27 July, 2016 - 13:18
Al-Azhar's Council of Senior Scholars, headed by Grand Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayyeb, has reached a consensus agreement to reject the government's new policy of official, pre-written sermons for Friday prayers, saying... Wednesday, 27 July, 2016 - 12:09
The International Monetary Fund confirmed on Tuesday that Egypt has asked it for financial support program and said an IMF staff mission will visit Cairo for about two weeks starting July 30. "We welcome this... Wednesday, 27 July, 2016 - 10:54

Egypt

Egypt's largest listed bank, Commercial International Bank (CIB), told customers on Wednesday it was reducing the amount...
The forecast for Thursday is predicted to be prevailingly hot and dry, with thermometers creeping up as we move southwards...
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will attend the official reopening ceremony for Terminal Building 2 (TB2) at Cairo...

Middle East/North Africa

Bahrain prosecutors said on Tuesday scores of people will stand trial next month on charges of setting up a "terrorist...
The Syrian army sent text messages to residents of rebel-held eastern Aleppo saying it will grant safe passage to people...
Libya's UN-backed government said on Tuesday it had summoned France's ambassador to protest over the presence of...

World

John Hinckley Jr., who wounded U.S. President Ronald Reagan and three other people in a 1981 assassination attempt prompted...
South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) looks likely to lose major urban areas it has held since coming to...
Donald Trump was in the middle of creating another nickname for Democratic rival Hillary Clinton - "Hillary Rotten...

Business

EgyptAir has announced "positive" results in a recent inspection of key sites at Cairo International Airport by...
Petroleum Minister Tarek al-Molla
Egypt's minister of petroleum and mineral resources has signed two agreements for oil and gas exploration in upper Egypt...
Egypt’s official statistics agency said on Tuesday that the Egyptian poverty line stands at an income of LE5,787.9...

Science

New York City has reported its first case of a baby born with the birth defect microcephaly related to exposure to the Zika...
 

Pokémon Go dating app launched in the US

 
US dating company Project Fixup has launched a Pokémon Go match-making service, offering gamers the opportunity to find love...
Scientists reveal that sitting for more than 10 hours a day can be harmful to health. (AFP Relax News)
 
Although many previous studies have shown that too much sedentary time increases the risk of a variety of diseases,...

Arts

Filmmaker Mohamed Khan
Filmmaker Mohamed Khan has passed away at Andalus Hospital in the Cairo neighborhood of Maadi at the age of 74....
Cast member Chris Pratt at the premiere of ‘Jurassic World’ in Hollywood, California, June 9, 2015. The film made US$102 million for Universal this weekend.
The sequel to 2015 action blockbuster Jurassic World is set to start production in February 2017, with The Impossible...
Comedian Carey Marx performs at the Up The Creek Comedy Club in Greenwich, London, Britain, July 16, 2016.
 
Like most stand-up comedians, Carey Marx has stories about "dying on stage", but in his case they are almost...

Living

Two newly released studies show that the beneficial effects of exercise such as cycling, walking, dancing and even gardening helps in the prevention of Alzheimer's disease. 
The beneficial effects of physical and mental exercise on brain health are already well established. A new American study...
reading books
Although it has long been assumed that reading is good for your mental health, there has been little evidence so far to...
vacation
Whether you’re on vacation or just relaxing in the garden at home, these five new light fiction novels will provide...