Khaled Dawoud, spokesperson of the Dostour Party, criticized the presidency for ignoring the suggestions presented by the political parties to change the protest law, Al-Masry Al-Youm reports.   “The... Wednesday, 17 December, 2014 - 19:05
Al-Azhar University has decided to expel 71 students for their involvement in protests on campus, and suspended investigation with five others not proven to have participated in such acts. In a statement on Wednesday,... Wednesday, 17 December, 2014 - 17:52
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), from 2003 through until October 2, 2014, there have been 668 laboratory-confirmed human cases of H5N1 infection officially reported from 16 countries. (File photo: Reuters)
 
An Egyptian woman died on Wednesday of bird flu bringing the number of deaths of bird flu tonine cases since the beginning of the year, Al-Masry Al-Youm reports.   One hundred and ninety Egyptians have been... Wednesday, 17 December, 2014 - 17:14
Egypt's Investment Minister Ashraf Salman (Photo: Reuters)
Representatives from the Egyptian and Russian governments have begun to work out proposals for multiple joint projects in Egypt, according to Investment Minister Ashraf Salman.   In a joint press conference... Wednesday, 17 December, 2014 - 16:31
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), from 2003 through until October 2, 2014, there have been 668 laboratory-confirmed human cases of H5N1 infection officially reported from 16 countries. (File photo: Reuters)
 
Egypt's Investment Minister Ashraf Salman (Photo: Reuters)

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Yasser al-Borhamy, vice president of the Salafi Dawah, called on Endowments Minister Mohamed Mukhtar Gomaa to participate in a public debate about issues like excommunication, violence and jihad jurisprudence.   He said on Al-Nour Party’s...

World

Islamic State fighters
Militants from the Islamic State group have abducted two reporters working for the Iraq-based Kurdish TV channel Rudaw in northeastern Syria, the...
1 OF 8. The flags of the United States and Cuba are seen flying in the Little Havana neighborhood of Miami, Florida January 26, 2012.
President Barack Obama announced the United States would restore diplomatic relations it severed with Cuba more than 50 years ago, drawing resistance...
Thousands of Syrians taking part in a rally supporting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Damascus, 15 November, 2011.
More than 120,000 fighters supporting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad have been killed in the country's civil war since it began in 2011, a...

Economy

© Getty/AFP/File | US benchmark West Texas Intermediate for January delivery sank $1.16 in afternoon trade to $54.77
 
 
 
The market continued its fall on Wednesday amid the plunge in oil prices, losing more than US$3.8 billion during the two sessions in a row.   The EGX30 index on Wednesday's session dropping 4.59 percent on to reach 8,124.68 points with...

Culture

How many times have you reminisced about your boyhood and found yourself smiling when you remembered the day you cried when the ice cream slipped...
The Egyptian Museum, home to the world’s largest collection of Pharaonic antiquities, will begin Thursday evening its first sound and light...
Director Nader Galal
Director Nader Galal died Tuesday at 73, leaving behind a legacy of outstanding cinema and TV works, according to Head of the Cinematic Syndicate...

Life Style

The head of the Italian Labor Union Carmelo Barbagallo2
The head of the Italian Labor Union Carmelo Barbagallo has expressed pride of his Arab ancestry, voicing optimism for Africa’s economic future...
 AFP/File | File picture shows a dress rehearsal for a production of Tchaikovsky's "The Sleeping Beauty" at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow
Children's cartoons depict death more often than films for adults, and their main characters are more than twice as likely to be killed off,...
Two Giza families hold a conventional reconcilation gathering
Under tight security measures, two Giza families agreed Tuesday to end vendetta killings in a conventional reconciliation session, a practice that...