According to the Egypt Demographic Health Survey of 2014, awareness against the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM) has slightly improved among the new generations, one of the severe societal challenges... Tuesday, 26 May, 2015 - 07:03
© AFP/File | Members of a brigade headed by field commander Salah Bogheib and loyal to Khalifa Haftar hold up their guns as they fight alongside Libyan army troops against Islamist gunmen in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on December 17, 2014
 
 
 
 Hundreds of Libyan tribal leaders met in Cairo on Monday with Egyptian authorities hoping to enlist their help in preventing Islamist violence from spilling over their shared border. Islamist militants have... Tuesday, 26 May, 2015 - 01:04
An activist campaign has called for world protests in solidarity with Egyptian political prisoners held since the ouster of former president Mohamed Morsi in 2013.   The Egypt Solidarity campaign has urged for... Monday, 25 May, 2015 - 19:11
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A campaign advocating press freedom has denounced the arrest of a Journalists Syndicate official on Saturday, dismissing the incident as a fresh violation of the freedom of expression and press freedom.   The... Monday, 25 May, 2015 - 18:32
© AFP/File | Members of a brigade headed by field commander Salah Bogheib and loyal to Khalifa Haftar hold up their guns as they fight alongside Libyan army troops against Islamist gunmen in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on December 17, 2014
 
 
 
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Egypt

illegal immigration
Five victims were recovered from the Mediterranean on Monday while 20 others were arrested attempting to illegally immigrate...
Younis Makhyoun
Younis Makhyoun, Chairman of the Salafi Nour Party, said police officers who tarnish the image of the Interior Ministry with...
Several farmers have decried the seizure of their lands by the state and businessmen, urging Egypt’s presidency to...

Middle East/North Africa

Heavy artillery clashes between Yemen's dominant Houthi rebel group and local fighters shook the southern cities of Taiz...
Islamic State poured more fighters into Ramadi as security forces and Shi'ite paramilitaries prepared to retake the...
Arab League meeting
According to diplomatic sources, chiefs of staff at the Arab League meeting discussed the final touches of an Arab joint...

World

Boko Haram fighters hacked to death 10 people in a remote village in northeast Nigeria, a local government official told AFP...
Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski conceded defeat to conservative challenger Andrzej Duda (pictured) in Sunday’s...
Malaysian authorities have found 139 graves, and signs of torture, in more than two dozen squalid human trafficking camps...

Business

Egypt's Suez Canal revenues reached US$1.659 billion (LE12.6 billion) during the first four months of 2015, according to...
Abdel Nour with Italian donors
Trade and Industry Minister Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour said Italian donors, which include Italian banks and the Italian Loan...
An employee is seen on the production line of the solar energy department at the Arab International Optronics (AIO) factory on the outskirts of Cairo, November 17, 2011. Picture taken November 17, 2011. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih
 


 
 

 
Investment Minister Ashraf Salman said it is expected that investments worth $45 billion will be pumped into Egypt's new...

Science

A employee stands in the Microsoft booth during the 2014 Computex exhibition at the TWTC Nangang exhibition hall in Taipei, 3 June 2014.
Microsoft Outlook is getting an image overhaul, in the form of a design revamp and a range of new features.  The...
salt
"Current salt-loading in Western populations has the potential to drastically affect reproductive health, and warrants...
As scientists discover ways to transfer sensory elements such as sight and sound across bone, converting one to the other in...

Arts

A festival attendee wears body art, a popular fashion statement at Coachella during the second day of the Coachella Music Festival in Indio, California April 11, 2015. 
Among the style statements inspiring Coachella envy across the web this past weekend were some of the particularly amazing...
If its director has his way, a new London-based international dance troupe, specializing in Egyptian and Middle Eastern...
by Fanuel Jongwe | Zimbabwean artist Jonathan Khumbulani Nkala performs in "The Crossing" at Harare International Festival of the Arts
 
 
 
With Zimbabwe?s economy on its knees and life a daily struggle for most people, there is one luxury that many can...

Living

dating/ love
A data breach at a website billed as "the world's largest sex and swinger" community may expose personal and...
Powerwave Battle Roping fitness class at Crunch is seen in this 2013 handout photo in New York.
Battle ropes, the thick and heavy ropes that look as if they could tether a ship to shore, have become go-to fitness tools...
 Striking Renault workers outside the factory in Bursa, Turkey on May 21
French car giant Renault has offered a cash payment to striking workers in western Turkey where a wage dispute has hit the...