German Chancellor Angel Merkel (L) and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi during his visit to Germany on June 3, 2015. Presidency handout
 


 
 

 
There are some "hanging issues" related to some verdicts, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday, with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi standing by her side.  In a joint press... Wednesday, 3 June, 2015 - 16:07
Beni Suef Governor Mohamed Selim in the middle of local religious leaders during a reconcilation conference following sectarian encounters between Muslims and Christians
The Beni Suef Public Prosecution on Wednesday ordered the arrest of Ayman Tawfik, 28, who is accused of defaming Islam and the Prophet, and requested the Interior Ministry find out whether the blogger operates his... Wednesday, 3 June, 2015 - 16:02
Dozens of Egyptian dissidents protested al-Sisi's visit in front of Adlon Hotel
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has arrived in the German capital Berlin late Tuesday for official talks with the country's most prominent officials amid public protests. Dozens of... Wednesday, 3 June, 2015 - 14:45
Police strike front of Interior Ministry
A group of human rights organizations have slammed the interrogation of two judges and a human rights lawyer over a draft anti-torture law they are working on, saying that the process attempts to stymie legislative... Wednesday, 3 June, 2015 - 14:44
German Chancellor Angel Merkel (L) and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi during his visit to Germany on June 3, 2015. Presidency handout
 


 
 

 
Beni Suef Governor Mohamed Selim in the middle of local religious leaders during a reconcilation conference following sectarian encounters between Muslims and Christians
Dozens of Egyptian dissidents protested al-Sisi's visit in front of Adlon Hotel
Police strike front of Interior Ministry

Egypt

Defense Minister Sidki Sobhy
Defense Minister Sedki Sobhy has exempted 574 military installations, including hotels, clubs, apartments, villas, theaters...
Arish General Hospital
A sniper killed a conscript on Wednesday, while he was on duty at a checkpoint south of Sheikh Zuweid in North Sinai....
The sub-council of the Lawyers' Syndicate in Damietta has partially suspended work at the Fareskour District Court until...

Middle East/North Africa

CNN’s Nic Robertson meets Gaza’s youthful Parkour team. Dressed in distinctive yellow t-shirts the teenagers...
Hamas security forces killed an activist of a rival Islamist militant group in a shoot-out at his Gaza home on Tuesday,...
More than 10,000 Islamic State fighters have been killed since the international coalition started its campaign against the...

World

Interpol said on Wednesday it has issued international wanted-person alerts for two former FIFA officials including Jack...
Scores of divers cautiously searched a cruise ship in the Yangtze River on Wednesday for more than 400 missing people, many...
Philippine President Benigno Aquino made a veiled comparison on Wednesday between China's activities in the South China...

Business

People exit the new headquarters of Egypt-based investment bank EFG-Hermes, on the outskirts of Cairo, October 19, 2010.
JP Morgan's head of equities for the Middle East and North Africa has resigned from the bank and is moving to Egypt'...
 The chief executive of French telecoms operator Orange said on Wednesday that Egyptian subsidiary Mobinil would offer...
French arms exports rose 18 percent in 2014, according to a defence ministry report published Tuesday, the country's...

Science

World Environment Day 2015
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has urged shifting consumption patterns in order to achieve sustainable...
“The largest fossilized basilosaurus whale in the world was discovered in the Wadi Hitan National Reserve in Fayoum,...
Fiber foods
Healthy eaters jump on the bandwagon when a restaurant, grocery store, school cafeteria or family member make the foods...

Arts

Former U.S. President George W. Bush (L) awarding the Presidential Medal of Freedom to novelist Harper Lee (C) in the East Room of the White House, November 5, 2007.
 
An archive of six typewritten letters by "To Kill a Mockingbird" author Harper Lee could sell for up to $250,000...
The diary of late actress Faten Hamama, published by an Arab newspaper under the title "Diaries of Faten Hamama,"...
Guitarist Dave Navarro of Jane's Addiction performs at the party following the premiere of 'Entourage' in Los Angeles, California June 1, 2015.
 
The pool parties, glamorous girls and fast cars of "Entourage" are back in a movie spinoff of the hit HBO show....

Living

Following the pharaonic style, and a few steps away from the temple of Karnak, thousands attended the final celebrations of...
It is nap-time at Felizia's daycare centre, a squalid street-level flat in Tel Aviv where loud pop music drowns out the...
Venice, Rome
After enjoying the spotlight this fall thanks to George Clooney’s splashy wedding, Venice opened the doors to a new...