Giza prosecution services referred on Monday 26 Muslim Brotherhood supporters to a military trial over a series of attacks that damaged a Giza police station in January 2015.   According to the referral petition,... Monday, 8 February, 2016 - 17:00
Italian student Gulio Regeni who was found dead after being missing since January 25, 2016.
A second autopsy on Giulio Regeni, the Italian student found dead in Egypt last week, said that he suffered “inhumane, animal-like” violence, according to Italy's Minister of Interior Angelino Alfano.... Monday, 8 February, 2016 - 16:20
Maya Morsi, head of the National Council for Women
The National Council of Women has voiced “legal solidarity” with Walaa Saad, the woman featured in a viral video showing her being beaten by a police officer inside a Cairo metro car.   "The NCW... Monday, 8 February, 2016 - 15:06
Cairo Criminal Court resumed on Monday the trial of former President Mohamed Morsi and 10 others over espionage charges.   The defendants are facing charges of leaking documents sensitive to the country’s... Monday, 8 February, 2016 - 14:59
Italian student Gulio Regeni who was found dead after being missing since January 25, 2016.
Maya Morsi, head of the National Council for Women

Egypt

The Water Resources and Irrigation Ministry has sent a draft of the initial contracts, which will be signed between Egypt,...
The second metro line was suspended for 13 minutes due to a breakdown on Monday, said spokesperson for the Metro Authority...
Health Minister Ahmed Emad-Eddin
Health Minister Ahmed Emad Eddine decided on Monday to close the company that imports the Avastin medicine, which caused...

Middle East/North Africa

An explosion damaged a car in the Saudi capital Riyadh on Monday, the Saudi Press Agency reported, an incident the Islamic...
Israel plans to increase the number of entry permits it grants to Palestinian workers, Palestinian and Israeli sources said...
The Syrian army advanced toward the Turkish border on Monday in a major offensive backed by Russia and Iran that rebels say...

World

Michel Martelly stepped down as Haitian president on Sunday, leaving a deeply divided country in the hands of a disputed...
Rescuers pulled out an eight-year-old girl alive from the rubble of a Taiwan apartment block on Monday more than 60 hours...
Some of the 267 asylum seekers Australia wants to deport to an offshore immigration center following a court ruling are...

Business

Yields on Egypt's 3-year and 7-year bonds rose at an auction on Monday while the yield on its 1.5-year zero coupon bond...
Finance Minister Hani Demian
Yields on Egypt's three-month treasury bills dropped while those on its nine-month bills rose at Sunday's auction,...
As oil and gas companies cut ever-deeper into the bone to weather their worst downturn in decades, boards have adopted...

Science

The logos of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and Rio 2016 Paralympic Games are pictured next to a message on a screen that reads ''Message about Zika'' during a media briefing in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, February 2, 2016.
The United States Olympic Committee told US sports federations that athletes and staff concerned for their health over the...
Rosana Vieira Alves bathes her 4-month-old daughter Luana Vieira, who was born with microcephaly, at their home in Olinda, Brazil, in this file photo taken February 4, 2016.
 
Experts on microcephaly, the birth defect that has sparked alarm in the current Zika virus outbreak, say they are struck by...
More than 3,100 pregnant Colombian women are infected with the mosquito-borne Zika virus, President Juan Manuel Santos said...

Arts

French historian Jean-Pierre Filiu, a professor of Middle East studies at the Paris School of International Affairs, held on...
Actor Ahmed al-Saqqa
Director Amr Arafa concluded the shooting of scenes in Moqattam for his latest film "Men 30 Sana" (30 Years Ago...
Cast members Lucy Liu, Dustin Hoffman, Angelina Jolie, Jack Black, Bryan Cranston, Kate Hudson and J.K. Simmons (L-R) pose at the premiere of 'Kung Fu Panda 3' at the TCL Chinese theatre in Hollywood, California January 16, 2016. The movie opens in the U.S. on January 29.
 
Hollywood fumbled the ball during a quiet Super Bowl weekend at the multiplexes as new releases such as “Hail, Caesar...

Living

One of the most remarkable festivals in Europe, the Hom Strom, takes place in the Swiss town of Scuol. With overtones of " The Wicker Man," locals torch a giant straw effigy in the dead of winter.
Scuol is one of those perfectly preserved semi-isolated communities in the Lower Engadine valley of Switzerland, separated...
© AFP | Cyclists ride past buildings at Dubai Marina during Dubai Tour 2016
 
 
 
Germany's Marcel Kittel won the Tour of Dubai on Saturday after he outsprinted his rivals, claiming victory in the final...
CNN's Nima Elbagir speaks to a Kenyan family about why they choose to continue to brutal practice of female genital mutilation.
They covered her face and laid her down.   What happened next, Agnes wishes no girl would ever experience.  ...