Sadat Metro Station
The Egyptian Company for Metro Management and Operation closed Sadat Metro Station indefinitely on Tuesday, upon an order from security authorities.   The Sadat Metro Station will be closed starting Tuesday... Tuesday, 30 June, 2015 - 11:38
Assistant Attorney General Ali Omran has been appointed Acting Attorney General, being the most experienced of the attorney generals' assistants, until the Supreme Judicial Council nominates a judge to replace late... Tuesday, 30 June, 2015 - 11:31
Sheikh Zuweid
Violence by suspected extremists and counter raids by security forces continued in Sinai on Monday and Tuesday as Egypt marks two years since the ouster of former president Mohamed Morsi, a development that triggered... Tuesday, 30 June, 2015 - 11:28
Mahinour al-Masry
Amnesty International has accused the Egyptian authorities of jailing young activists to quell unrest under one of the toughest crackdowns in the country's history. In a report released Tuesday called "... Tuesday, 30 June, 2015 - 08:53
Sadat Metro Station
Sheikh Zuweid
Mahinour al-Masry

Egypt

Ambassador Mervat Tallawy, Director General of the Arab Women's Organization, signed a memorandum of understanding at...
A man kite surfs in the Mediterranean sea in the southern Israeli city of Ashkelon 26 April 2011. 
The Egyptian Tourism Promotion Authority signed a contract with world windsurfing champion Karolina Winkowska to promote...
Moderate weather is expected for Cairo and Lower Egyptian provinces on Tuesday, meteorologists say, with fine weather...

Middle East/North Africa

Israeli gas platforms, which produce newly discovered Israeli natural gas, are seen in the Mediterranean sea, west of the port city of Ashdod in this 25 February 2013 file photo.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has won more time to overcome a political hurdle after parliament postponed a vote on...
Tunisia expects to lose at least $515 million this year, or about a quarter of its estimated annual tourism earnings,...
The Islamic State group's "caliphate" enters its second year Monday with the jihadists expanding their...

World

County clerks in Texas who object to gay marriage can refuse to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples despite last...
Fighters loyal to Islamic State have seized substantial territory in Afghanistan for the first time, witnesses and officials...
The man being held in France under suspicion of beheading his boss and trying to blow up a chemicals plant has told...

Business

© AFP/File | Emirati men sit under a stock market screen at the Dubai Financial Market (DFM) in Dubai, on January 30, 2011
 
 
 
Uncertainty in global financial markets may keep Gulf stock markets on the back foot on Tuesday, while the death of a senior...
Egyptian Stock Exchange on Monday ordered that Egyptian investors who buy global depository receipts (GDRs) by...
Trade and Industry Minister Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour meeting with a delegation from Chinese leather manufacturer Huajian
Egypt is negotiating with Chinese leather manufacturing giant Huajian Group to establish the latter’s contribution in...

Science

A woman picks up some mandarin oranges at a fruits shop in Sydney June 7, 2011.
 
Using data from two long-term studies of women and men, researchers found a potential link between citrus consumption and...
A Liberian has died of Ebola in the first recorded case since the country at the heart of an epidemic was declared free of...
The Embassy of Switzerland, ABB and Schindler in cooperation with the Swiss-Egyptian Business Association (SEBA) held a press conference in Cairo to present Solar Impulse II which was developed in Switzerland and is currently attempting the first round-the-world trip powered entirely by solar energy.
A solar-powered plane took off from Japan on Monday on the seventh leg of its journey round the world, a trans-Pacific...

Arts

A century-old Seattle house formerly owned by Edith Macefield and featured in a marketing stunt to publicize Walt Disney Co's balloon adventure movie ''Up'', is pictured in Seattle, Washington March 13, 2015.
 
A century-old Seattle house resembling the home in Walt Disney Co's animated movie "Up" is facing possible...

 

Kanye West performs at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, May 17, 2015, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
 
Kanye West delivered an uncompromising headline performance at Glastonbury Festival on Saturday that ignited when the US...
Janet Jackson accepts the Ultimate Icon Award during the 2015 BET Awards in Los Angeles, California, June 28, 2015.
 
Rapper Sean "Diddy" Combs took a tumble, Janet Jackson made an emotional appearance, and the BET TV network paid...

Living

Shah Kafil senses a genuine Ramadan atmosphere at Egypt's old al-Azhar and al-Hussein districts
At an Egyptian dining table sits Shah Kafil, an Indian student from al-Azhar’s language and translation school....
Nadia Abdel Hamid (row 1, third from the left), is Egypt's first female boxing trainer
Her mental strength was behind her decision to choose boxing as a sport and ten years earlier Nadia Abdel Hamid, who is now...
Boys playing football match at Tahrir Square, where dozens of protesters go on their sit-in, Cairo, 14 February 2013.
Yasmine has always been talented in football. As a child, she used to play with her friends and watch matches with passion....