The student union at the German University in Cairo has said that three colleagues, including the union’s chief, were released on Wednesday from custody detention where they have been held since Monday over... Wednesday, 27 May, 2015 - 16:24
Sand storm
A violent sandstorm hit 6th of October City west of Cairo on Wednesday, extending to the Cairo-Alexandria desert road and the Bahariya Oasis road.   Coupled with scorching temperatures, the storm caused some palm... Wednesday, 27 May, 2015 - 16:12

Seventeen newly-appointed governors took oath at the presidential palace on Saturday, shortly before meeting with President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.



 


 
As President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi approaches the end of his first year in office next month, rare signs of discontent have been exhibited by his supporters among the media and political elite who suggested the president... Wednesday, 27 May, 2015 - 14:58
A power outage occurred at Maspero for the second time in less than a month on Tuesday at 10 pm. A judicial committee has started investigating the incident.    The committee was formed by the public funds... Wednesday, 27 May, 2015 - 13:09
Sand storm

Seventeen newly-appointed governors took oath at the presidential palace on Saturday, shortly before meeting with President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.



 


 

Egypt

© AFP/File | A picture shows Egypt?s High Court in downtown Cairo on January 1, 2015, during the hearing of three Al-Jazeera reporters on charges of aiding the Muslim Brotherhood
 
 
 
Egyptian authorities have released 40 Palestinian detainees, the Palestinian Interior Ministry in the GAza Strip said...
The Jordanian Minister of Industry, Maha Ali, has said that relations with Egypt are progressing at all levels.   Ali...
Younis Makhyoun
The Salafi Nour Party said its leader Younis Makhyoun is taking part in a dialogue among political parties and public...

Middle East/North Africa

Kuwaiti emir Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah
Egypt’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has renewed confidence in Kuwait as the head of the foreign ministers council at...
Air strikes on a military base in the Yemeni capital Sanaa killed at least 40 people and wounded 100 on Wednesday, Yemen...
A Syrian Kurdish militia has captured a town from Islamic State in the northeast, a group monitoring the war reported...

World

Bangladesh plans to relocate thousands of Rohingya who have spent years in refugee camps near the Myanmar border to a...
A self-imposed deadline of June 30 for Iran and six major powers to reach a final nuclear deal to resolve a decade-long...
The United States and two key Asian allies discussed how to increase pressure on North Korea to halt its nuclear program and...

Business

cairo stock 
Egypt's market had a mixed session on Wednesday, as the benchmark EGX30 index inched down 0.10 percent, while, the small...
International Cooperation Minister Nagla al-Ahwany
International Cooperation Minister Nagla al-Ahwany said the government will not resume negotiations with the International...
The board of Egyptian biscuit maker Bisco Misr has approved a voluntary delisting from the Egyptian stock exchange as...

Science

France on Wednesday unveiled a list of companies which will sponsor the year-end UN climate talks in Paris, sparking...
Racial minorities may be more likely to forego colon cancer screening than whites because their healthcare providers don...
Waiting a few minutes to clamp the umbilical cord after birth is tied to better motor and social skills later in childhood...

Arts

Lobna Abdel Aziz
The Who Loves Egypt campaign has signed a cultural cooperation protocol with the UN committee for arts in the Middle East...
Hollywood actress Kristen Stewart is the new face of Chanel's eyewear campaign
Chanel presents the Spring Summer 2015 Eyewear ad campaign starring Kristen Stewart and shot by Karl Lagerfeld. For...
The 'Four Lives in Resistance' exposition will run until January 10, 2016.
Four heroes of the French wartime Résistance will be inducted on Wednesday into the legendary Panthéon, the Paris mausoleum...

Living

Puppet show
Amid the bustle of the De La Salle Square in Daher, a small cart covered with green curtains was placed. Knowing what will...
Egyptians face the heat
With rising temperatures on Tuesday and Wednesday, Egyptians faced the heat in different ways.   In Cairo, people drank...
Fiber foods
A ten-year study says that adults who abide by the Med diet could be 47 percent less likely to develop heart disease...