Media host Ahmed Moussa and political activist Israa Abdel Fattah
The Nasr City Misdemeanor Court has fined a media host for slandering a prominent activism figure of the 2011 revolution.   Ahmed Moussa from Sada el-Balad satellite channel was fined LE15,000 in the lawsuit... Tuesday, 27 January, 2015 - 13:39
Voters lining up before polling station during the parliamentary poll's third phase, Daqahleya, 3 January, 2012.  Poll takes place on 3-4 January at nine governorates including; Gharbeya, Daqahleya, Marsa Matrouh, South Sinai, North Sinai, Minya, Qena, Qalyubiya and New Valley. Run-offs will take place on 10-11 January.
The High Elections Commission (HEC) announced Monday accepting requests filed by 94,097 people representing 63 local organizations, and 790 requests by people representing five foreign organizations, accompanied by 180... Tuesday, 27 January, 2015 - 13:29
Egyptian opposition politician Mohamed ElBaradei leaves his office, Cairo, January 14, 2012. The ex-head of the UN nuclear watchdog and Nobel laureate announced he would not run for the Egyptian presidency, saying there is still no real democracy in the country.
Former Egyptian vice president Mohamed ElBaradei has provoked harsh criticisms by the government’s defenders in the media over statements that slammed the current regime for handling the transitional period that... Tuesday, 27 January, 2015 - 13:06
Car bomb kills one in Egypt's Alexandria
Two people were killed and two others injured when an explosive charge went off near a police station in Egypt's coastal city of Alexandria in the early hours of Tuesday, a security source said. "The bombing... Tuesday, 27 January, 2015 - 13:02
Media host Ahmed Moussa and political activist Israa Abdel Fattah
Voters lining up before polling station during the parliamentary poll's third phase, Daqahleya, 3 January, 2012.  Poll takes place on 3-4 January at nine governorates including; Gharbeya, Daqahleya, Marsa Matrouh, South Sinai, North Sinai, Minya, Qena, Qalyubiya and New Valley. Run-offs will take place on 10-11 January.
Egyptian opposition politician Mohamed ElBaradei leaves his office, Cairo, January 14, 2012. The ex-head of the UN nuclear watchdog and Nobel laureate announced he would not run for the Egyptian presidency, saying there is still no real democracy in the country.
Car bomb kills one in Egypt's Alexandria

News

Hatem Ouda, head of the Astronomy and Geophysical Research Institute, in an interview with Al-Masry Al-Youm, 27 January, 2015
Egypt is safe from the epicenters in Mediterranean, according to Hatem Ouda, head of the Astronomy and Geophysical Research Institute, who denied news about potential tsunami strike that could occur over the coming few years.   In 2013, the...

World

Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron speaks during a session at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos
 
Britain's economy grew by 2.6 percent last year in the fastest annual pace since 2007, but slowed more sharply than expected in the fourth...
Medics transport a woman, who according to locals was injured by recent shelling, at a hospital in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, January 26, 2015.
 
Nine Ukrainian servicemen have been killed in fighting Russian-backed separatists in the past 24 hours, the Kiev military said on Tuesday, as...
A protester holding a placard chants ''Save Kenji'' during a demonstration in front of the Prime Minister's Official residence in Tokyo, January 25, 2015.
 
- Japan has vowed to work with Jordan to secure the release of a Japanese journalist held by Islamic State militants after the killing last...

Economy

Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour
Minister of Trade and Industry Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour returned home on Sunday coming from Switzerland, where he participated in the World Economic Forum.On the sidelines of Davos Forum, Abdel Nour participated in a World Trade Organization (WTO)...

Culture

Despite the war and strife spreading throughout the Middle East, many volunteers, humanitarian workers and kind souls have bound together to help...
 
Greek singer Demis Roussos 
World renowned Greek singer Demis Roussos died in an Athens hospital at the weekend at the age of 68, the hospital said on Monday. The Egyptian-born...
Actress Yousra offering condolences over death of Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdel Aziz at the Saudi embassy, Cairo, 26 January, 2015.
Actress Yousra offered condolences on Sunday at the Saudi embassy in Cairo over the death of Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdel Aziz, who died early on...

Life Style

Women in poor countries lose out on $9 trillion a year - more than the combined gross domestic products of Britain, France and Germany...
No-smoking sign
Imperial Tobacco Group, the world's third largest cigarette maker, is moving into caffeine as more people kick the deadly smoking habit,...
Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook's co-founder and chief executive introduces 'Home' a Facebook app suite that integrates with Android during a Facebook press event in Menlo Park, California, 4 April 2013.
Facebook, the world's largest social network, and its Instagram photo-sharing site, suffered temporary outages around the world for up to an hour...