© AFP/File | A picture shows Egypt?s High Court in downtown Cairo on January 1, 2015, during the hearing of three Al-Jazeera reporters on charges of aiding the Muslim Brotherhood
 
 
 
 An Egyptian court on Thursday acquitted a state security officer who had been convicted of torturing to death an Islamist detainee, state media said, in a case that has fuelled anger over police brutality in the... Thursday, 28 May, 2015 - 19:21
A banner reads "Empty Tank" as tens of cars queue at petrol station, Cairo, January 16,2012 amid fears of an oil shortage.
Fuel smart cards will be available for car owners across the republic starting Friday, the Finance Ministry said Thursday, noting that the cards have already been provided to 15 governorates, with the rest of provinces... Thursday, 28 May, 2015 - 16:27
Al-Masry Al-Youm is celebrating its 4,000th issue since its launch June 7, 2004, a period during which it was witness to various turning points in Egypt’s history, including the breakout of two revolutions and... Thursday, 28 May, 2015 - 16:15
Supporters of Ahmed Shafiq at the Canada Egypt Business Council at Nile Tower
The political party founded by former presidential candidate Ahmed Shafiq has vowed to sue media outlets that reported Egyptian authorities had advised Shafiq to abstain from political comments.   Yahia Qadry... Thursday, 28 May, 2015 - 14:54
© AFP/File | A picture shows Egypt?s High Court in downtown Cairo on January 1, 2015, during the hearing of three Al-Jazeera reporters on charges of aiding the Muslim Brotherhood
 
 
 
A banner reads "Empty Tank" as tens of cars queue at petrol station, Cairo, January 16,2012 amid fears of an oil shortage.
Supporters of Ahmed Shafiq at the Canada Egypt Business Council at Nile Tower

Egypt

Nabih Maroun, executive vice-president of the Booz Allen Hamilton consulting agency in the Middle East and North Africa,...
The government represented in the Agriculture, International Cooperation, Trade and Industry ministries announced a new...
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Mohamed ElBaradei addresses a news conference in Berlin in this November 20, 2009 file photo. ElBaradei pulled out of the race to become Egyptian president on January 14, 2012, the Nobel Peace Prize winner saying
The separation of law from the concept of justice converts it into a tool of tyranny and oppression, said former Vice-...

Middle East/North Africa

Iran hit back Thursday at US charges that the trial of Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian on spying charges lacked...
Islamic State posted photographs online which it said were taken in the central Syrian city of Palmyra and appeared to show...
Sheikh Mohamed bin Hamad bin Suhaim, a Qatari citizen who belongs to the ruling family in Qatar, has resigned from his post...

World

British Ambassador John Kasn
Edwin Small, spokesperson for the British government in the Middle East and North Africa, said the United Kingdom is...
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday signed a decree making military losses in "special operations" during...
US Defense Secretary Ash Carter called on Wednesday for an immediate end to island-building by China and other countries...

Business

Switzerland-based supply chain solutions provider Panalpina will acquire its Egyptian agent Afifi, a highly respected family...
The Egyptian Commercial Representative Office in the UAE announced that the size of UAE investments in Egypt amounted to US$...
Egypt's market main index EGX30 declined 0.85 percent in this week, Egyptian Exchange data showed. Meanwhile, the EGX70...

Science

© AFP/File / by Wissam Keyrouz | Falling oil prices hinder global efforts to develop renewable energy sources, experts warned on January 17 at a conference in Abu Dhabi
 
 
 
The home solar project will install approximately 3,600 solar energy units in four governorates, namely Aswan, Luxor, Qena...
nano gold particles cancer treatment 
New data to be released this weekend should help deepen the understanding of how broadly new drugs that unleash the body...
Environment Minister Khaled Fahmy said there is a protocol with the Communications Ministry as to how to get rid...

Arts

Women in the life of Omar Sharif
One cannot talk about Omar Sharif without addressing the women in his life, a subject that has long been the focus of local...
Hollywood star Tom Cruise
PARAMOUNT will release Mission: Impossible 5 on July 31 in the US, positioning it nicely to become a major summer...
Hollywood actor Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp has reemerged as Jack Sparrow in “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” after a one-...

Living

Social Solidarity Minister Ghada Wali honored young Abdel Rahman Omran on Thursday, nicknamed the "Genius of the South...
Singapore’s Changi Airport
A list of some of the strangest requests made to travel agents reveals that some of us are a little more worldly than others...
Meditation while excercising yoga 
Aging, brittle bones are not what causes hip fractures, according to a new study that says fall prevention and protection is...