Egypt Independent

4 hours ago

Business
Lebanese president signs public sector pay rise and tax hike laws

 Lebanese President Michel Aoun signed off on public sector wage increases and related tax hikes on Monday, the national news agency NNA said. Aoun had held off ratifying the two laws since parliament approved them last month, amid concerns from ... Read More

1 day ago

Science
Can’t be there? How to watch solar eclipse on TV, online

If you can’t witness the total solar eclipse in person, you can still see it online or via TV. Here are some of the viewing options: (All times EDT) — NASA will offer hours of coverage online and on NASA Television beginning ... Read More

6 hours ago

Culture
Jerry Lewis, comedy icon and telethon host dies, at 91

Jerry Lewis, the manic, rubber-faced showman who jumped and hollered to fame in a lucrative partnership with Dean Martin, settled down to become a self-conscious screen auteur and found an even greater following as the tireless, teary host of the ... Read More

2 hours ago

Life & Style
Big Ben bell to go silent in London for repairs until 2021

The British Parliament’s Big Ben bell is due to sound the hour for the last time before it is silenced for repair work scheduled to last until 2021. After 12 deep bongs at noon Monday, the bell will begin its ... Read More