Eyewitnesses told Al-Masry Al-Youm Wednesday that a number of gunmen abducted three citizens in Sheikh Zuweid, North Sinai.   The gunmen abducted the three people to question them over cooperation with the army and... Wednesday, 1 April, 2015 - 14:36
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The overall market capital of Egypt's stock market rose by 1.2 percent in the first quarter of 2015 reaching 506.2 billion Egyptian pounds, despite a variance in the performances of the benchmark index and broader... Wednesday, 1 April, 2015 - 13:56
Eygptian Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb at the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa summit
Egyptian Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb announced that the US$6 billion in aid from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) will be deposited at the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) within days, according to Al-Masry Al-Youm.... Wednesday, 1 April, 2015 - 13:11
Six world powers and Iran met again on Wednesday in a bid to reach a preliminary accord on reining in Tehran's nuclear programme, after failing to agree crucial details such as the lifting of UN sanctions by a... Wednesday, 1 April, 2015 - 12:39
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Eygptian Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb at the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa summit

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Ongoing incidents at the Bab al-Mandab strait off Yemen have not affected navigation in the Suez Canal, said Al-Sayyed Mahmoud Rezq, a board member at the Suez Canal Authority.   “The incidents might be disturbing, however, they had no...

World

© AFP/File | An Israeli armoured vehicle patrols along the Israeli-Lebanese border near the disputed Shebaa Farms
 
 
 
Israel could suffer hundreds of civilian dead and damage to its vital infrastructure from Hezbollah rockets if it fights another war with the Iranian...
Saudi Arabia's military operation in Yemen
An explosion at a dairy factory in Yemen's Hodaida port killed at least 25 workers, medical sources said, with conflicting accounts attributing...
A video showing the chaotic final seconds on board the Germanwings flight that crashed in the French Alps last week has been discovered near the site...

Economy

dollar vs Egyptian pound
Egypt's central bank kept the pound steady at LE7.53  to the dollar at a foreign exchange auction on Wednesday, and the domestic currency was unchanged on the black market. The central bank has kept the official exchange rate steady for...

Culture

Designers elevate Chinese culture at Beijing Fashion Week
 
China Fashion Week wrapped up seven days of catwalk shows on Tuesday, showcasing an array of cool and colorful as well as slightly odd creations by...
A visitor looks at WWI posters at an exhibition titled 'Propaganda and War: The Allied Front During the First World War' in Istanbul March 17, 2015.
 
Beer mugs and embroidered handkerchiefs are among the everyday items repurposed for World War One propaganda and now on display in Istanbul, showing...






South African comedian Trevor Noah is photographed during an interview. Trevor Noah, a 31-year-old comedian from South Africa who has contributed to "The Daily Show" a handful of times during the past year, will become Jon Stewart's replacement as host, Comedy Central announced Monday March 30, 2015. Noah was chosen a little more than a month after Stewart unexpectedly announced he was leaving "The Daily Show" following 16 years as the show's principal voice. (AP Photo/Bongiwe Mchunu-The Star) SOUTH AFRICA OUT NO SALES NO ARCHIVE





 





 
The choice of South African comic Trevor Noah as Jon Stewart's replacement on "The Daily Show" advances an intriguing new trend of late...

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Google is releasing its cheapest Chromebook laptops yet, two versions priced at US$149 aimed at undercutting Microsoft's Windows franchise and...
Japanese children working out in their kindergarten playground in Tokyo, on January 20, 2014
 
 
 
The sound of children playing can no longer be considered noise pollution in Tokyo, as Japanese authorities try to remove legal barriers to building...






South African comedian Trevor Noah is photographed during an interview. Trevor Noah, a 31-year-old comedian from South Africa who has contributed to "The Daily Show" a handful of times during the past year, will become Jon Stewart's replacement as host, Comedy Central announced Monday March 30, 2015. Noah was chosen a little more than a month after Stewart unexpectedly announced he was leaving "The Daily Show" following 16 years as the show's principal voice. (AP Photo/Bongiwe Mchunu-The Star) SOUTH AFRICA OUT NO SALES NO ARCHIVE





 





 
Trevor Noah, the newly announced host of "The Daily Show," rejected the backlash over his graphic tweets targeting Jews and women as an...