Freedom in the World 2014
Freedom House deplores Egyptian authorities’ use of deadly force against unarmed demonstrators commemorating the four year anniversary of the January Revolution and protesting the government’s authoritarian... Monday, 26 January, 2015 - 23:10
Egyptian police arrested 516 supporters of the blacklisted Muslim Brotherhood during violence that erupted as the country marked the fourth anniversary of its January 25 uprising, the interior minister said Monday.... Monday, 26 January, 2015 - 21:38
A funeral Shaimaa al-Sabbagh
In an unusually critical column, the chairman of Egypt's state-run daily Al-Ahram newspaper has specifically called out the country's president as being responsible for protecting the public after the shooting... Monday, 26 January, 2015 - 20:07
Shaimaa Sabbagh: A woman protester was shot dead in central Cairo on Saturday 01/24/2015
A socialist party is mulling the boycott of the upcoming parliamentary elections in March over the death of one of its members, presumably by police gunfire, on the eve of the fourth anniversary of the 2011 uprising.... Monday, 26 January, 2015 - 19:02


Freedom in the World 2014
A funeral Shaimaa al-Sabbagh
Shaimaa Sabbagh: A woman protester was shot dead in central Cairo on Saturday 01/24/2015


The Media
Following is a list of products and services that sold more after the 25 January revolution:   The media   Before the the revolution, the media attained high rates of viewers and readers from covering football games. Now Mohamed Saad Abdel...


 Soldiers stand guard at the base of Ukrainian self-defence battalion 'Azov' in the southern coastal town of Mariupol, September 7, 2014.
Russia blamed Kiev on Monday for a surge in fighting in Ukraine and warned the West that any attempt to increase economic pressure on Moscow would be...
Hollywood star and United Nations envoy Angelina Jolie has urged world leaders to increase efforts in alleviating the suffering of victims of...
1 OF 14. Head of radical leftist Syriza party Tsipras speaks after winning elections in Athens, January 25, 2015.
 Greece's leftwing Syriza appeared on course to trounce the ruling conservatives in Sunday's snap election and could win the absolute...


Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour
Minister of Trade and Industry Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour returned home on Sunday coming from Switzerland, where he participated in the World Economic Forum.On the sidelines of Davos Forum, Abdel Nour participated in a World Trade Organization (WTO)...


Despite the war and strife spreading throughout the Middle East, many volunteers, humanitarian workers and kind souls have bound together to help...
Greek singer Demis Roussos 
World renowned Greek singer Demis Roussos died in an Athens hospital at the weekend at the age of 68, the hospital said on Monday. The Egyptian-born...
Actress Yousra offering condolences over death of Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdel Aziz at the Saudi embassy, Cairo, 26 January, 2015.
Actress Yousra offered condolences on Sunday at the Saudi embassy in Cairo over the death of Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdel Aziz, who died early on...

Life Style

© AFP | Miss Colombia Paulina Vega is crowned Miss Universe 2014 during the 63rd Annual MISS UNIVERSE Pageant at Florida International University on January 25, 2015 in Miami, Florida
Colombia's Paulina Vega was crowned Miss Universe Sunday, beating out contenders from the United States, Ukraine, Jamaica and The Netherlands at...
© AFP / by Haitham El-Tabei | Egyptian members of the Go Bike group take part in a bicycle ride in Cairo, on December 27, 2014
Yasmine Mahmoud cuts a defiant figure as she weaves her bicycle through the chaotic streets of Cairo, a place where few women dare to pedal. Every...
A worker from St Mary's Lacor hospital disinfects villagers during an earlier Ebola outbreak in Uganda. Seven doctors and 13 health workers at Kampala's Mulago hospital are in quarantine after "at least one or two cases" were taken there, with one later dying from the virus.
  A British nurse who had been critically ill with Ebola after working in Sierra Leone has been discharged from a London hospital after making a...