Cairo International Airport
An Egyptian delegation from the civil aviation authority left Cairo for the Qatari capital Doha on Sunday, in the first official visit since the withdrawal of Egypt's ambassador from the Gulf emirate.  The... Sunday, 26 April, 2015 - 14:59
Former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi sits behind bars with other Muslim Brotherhood members at a court in the outskirts of Cairo, Jun 12, 2014.
 
The trial of former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi, which saw him jailed for 20 years, produced no evidence of his guilt, a leading human rights group said Sunday. Morsi was convicted in a Cairo court Tuesday of... Sunday, 26 April, 2015 - 12:59
Rescuers dug with their bare hands and bodies piled up in Nepal on Sunday after an earthquake devastated the heavily crowded Kathmandu valley, killing at least 1,900, and triggered a deadly avalanche on Mount Everest.... Sunday, 26 April, 2015 - 11:25
Egypt's currency black market, a thorn in the side of successive governments, has virtually disappeared in the past two months following a central bank crackdown.   Yet, while the authorities hope this will... Sunday, 26 April, 2015 - 10:05
Cairo International Airport
Former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi sits behind bars with other Muslim Brotherhood members at a court in the outskirts of Cairo, Jun 12, 2014.
 

Egypt

An international study has warned of the risks the Ethiopian Renaissance may pose in terms of design, the filling of its...
Sunny weather over Alexandria, 12 January 2013.
The temperature is expected to rise on Monday, with hot weather prevailing in the north, extremely hot temperatures in Upper...
Writer Nawal al-Saadawy
Writer Nawal al-Saadawy said Al Azhar does not own religious thought or heritage; they are owned by the people who own the...

Middle East/North Africa

At least five air strikes hit military sites and an area near the presidential palace compound in the Yemeni capital Sanaa...
Syrian television said on Sunday that Islamist insurgents who seized a key northwestern town had since slaughtered civilians...
The Tunisian man accused of piloting a migrant boat that sank off Libya, killing more than 700 people, is himself a migrant...

World

Turkish Cypriots voted for a new leader on Sunday in a closely fought election pitting the conservative incumbent against a...
Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev was set to renew his 26-year grip on power on Sunday, offering the multi-ethnic...
Russian hackers who penetrated sensitive parts of the White House computer system last year read President Barack Obama'...

Business





Reuters/Reuters - An employee counts money at a bank in Cairo September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih






 


 
Egypt's central bank kept the pound steady at LE7.53 to the dollar at a foreign exchange auction on Sunday while the...
Ezzat Mahmoud, head of Omar Effendi, a company whose privatization has been nullified by a court decision, said that...
 Islamic reinsurance (retakaful) is getting a face-lift because of new entrants and a widening market for sharia-...

Science

A wave of bad weather in Alexandria, accompanied by strong winds and a rise in the level of the waves, led to the closure of Alexandria Strait, stopping the movement of maritime ports of Alexandria and Daqahlia, 5 October 2013.
The Drosos Foundation and the Darb 1718 Contemporary Art and Culture Centre will celebrate on Wednesday the transferring of...
birdwatchingcenter
The Environment Ministry has opened a birdwatching center to watch migratory birds in the Axada Lakes area in Sharm el-...
Biologists in China reported carrying out the first experiment to alter the DNA of human embryos, igniting an outcry from...

Arts

Chiwetel Ejlofar (L) and Nicole Kidman present Pawel Pawlikowski (R) with the Oscar for foreign language film at the 87th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California February 22, 2015.
Nicole Kidman will return to the London theater stage in September to play British scientist Rosalind Franklin in "...
Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan gestures during a launch ceremony in Kolkata
A major Indian jewellery chain has withdrawn an advert featuring Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan with a dark-...
 Scarlett Johansson 
The next "Captain America" film will be darker than previous Marvel superhero films, U.S. actress Scarlett...

Living

Omar Samra on Mount Everest
Egyptian adventurer Omar Samra has arrived to the North Pole, raising the Egyptian flag, in what the Tourism Ministry...
Obesity
There are six major types of obesity, according to a study conducted in the US and the UK. To battle the disease more...
A woman blows giant bubbles in a street in the town of Appenzell, eastern Switzerland on April 28, 2013
Switzerland is the happiest country in the world, closely followed by Iceland, Denmark, Norway and Canada, according to a...