Libyan dissident army general Khalfa Haftar
Libyan General Khalifa Haftar, who is leading the operation Dignity, clarified that Egypt has not provided him with weapons, planes or troops, but only with logistic materials like administrative issues and supply.... Monday, 24 November, 2014 - 11:27
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is to meet Pope Francis on the first Vatican visit by an Egyptian …
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi left for Rome Monday on his first European trip since ousting his Islamist predecessor and overseeing a crackdown that has killed hundreds. Sisi is to meet Pope Francis at 1330... Monday, 24 November, 2014 - 11:20
Egyptian iron workers
The workers at the Egyptian and Iron Steel Company (EISCO) went on a total strike demanding 15 months worth of annual profit shares, four delayed bonuses for this year, the dismissal of the board of directors and... Sunday, 23 November, 2014 - 18:32
Strike of doctors of Al-Zawia al-Hamra hospital, Cairo, 2 October 2012. Doctors went on a partial strike in 540 public hospitals to call for higher salaries, securing hospitals, and increase of health budget. 
An Egyptian woman who was six months pregnant died on Sunday of the H1N1 virus, commonly known as swine flu, five days after being admitted to a hospital, the fourth death from a contageous viral disease in a week and... Sunday, 23 November, 2014 - 18:19
Libyan dissident army general Khalfa Haftar
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is to meet Pope Francis on the first Vatican visit by an Egyptian …
Egyptian iron workers
Strike of doctors of Al-Zawia al-Hamra hospital, Cairo, 2 October 2012. Doctors went on a partial strike in 540 public hospitals to call for higher salaries, securing hospitals, and increase of health budget. 

News

Egyptian church representatives will convene on Monday at the Coptic Cathedral in Abbassiya to draft its notes on the personal status law, which currently does not allow Egypt's Coptic Christians to legally divorce and remarry.   A source...

World

Internet to Hit 3 Billion Users in 2015
The number of internet users worldwide will surpass 3 billion in 2015, according to new figures from eMarketer, increasing 6.2% next year to reach 42...
AFP/File / by Jeremy Tordjman | Bangladeshi fishermen, who are likely to be affected by climate change, pull a fishing boat from sea in Teknaf on June 16, 2012
Climate change could undermine efforts to defeat extreme poverty around the globe, the World Bank warned Sunday. In a new report on the impact of...
A black flag belonging to the Islamic State is seen in the Syrian town of Kobani, as pictured from the Turkish-Syrian border near the southeastern town of Suruc, 9 October 2014.
Morocco has arrested six suspects after an online video showed masked men pledging allegiance to the head of the jihadist Islamic State group,...

Economy

British tourism in Luxor
Minister of Tourism Hisham Zaazou said on Sunday that Green Tourism is no longer a luxury, but a pressing must. In his speech during the inauguration of a workshop on green tourism, Zaazou said the Finance Ministry has approved allocating one...

Culture

Spanish filmmaker Sergio  Candel
Despite not receiving an award at the Cairo International Film Festival for “Miss Brackets,” Spanish Director Sergio Candel...
AFP/File / by Deborah Cole | The Museum of Fine Arts (Kunstmuseum) in Bern is to announce Monday whether it will accept a German recluse's bequest of a spectacular trove of more than 1,000 artworks hoarded during the Nazi era
A Swiss museum is to announce Monday whether it will accept a German recluse's bequest of a spectacular trove of more than 1,000 artworks hoarded...
Hollywood A-lister Angelina Jolie says she plans to give up acting after a "few more" films and switch her focus to directing.   Jolie...

Life Style

India has set up a ministry to promote alternative therapies such as yoga and traditional ayurveda medicine, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi embarks...
She's short, brunette, has an average body shape and can even be given cellulite and acne: the 'anti-Barbie' doll is ready to go on sale...
Women ploughing the land
Gamalat Suleiman has never read about women’s rights or joined any of the rights groups. The axe, that she held for 60 years, taught her that...