Ahmed El Khatib
Social media users and activists in Egypt launched an online campaign calling for the release of 22-year old Ahmed El-Khatib after he was diagnosed a week ago with visceral leishmaniasis, a rare disease that requires... Monday, 27 March, 2017 - 15:08
© Dassault Aviation/AFP/File | A Rafale fighter jet, manufactured by Dassault Aviation, flies over the desert in Egypt on December 23, 2014
 
 
 
France eyes Egypt as an important military partner to counter the threats of terrorist groups against the Mediterranean trade movement, as well as to tackle the crisis of immigrants, Foreign Affairs journal said.... Monday, 27 March, 2017 - 14:09
Dekernes Court of First Instance ordered on Monday remanding the suspect Ibrahim Mahmoud Ibrahim el-Refai, accused of kidnapping and raping a toddler in Demlash village, into custody for 15 days pending investigations.... Monday, 27 March, 2017 - 13:57
Farida Osman, a young girl born to an Egyptian family of dentists, traveled to America to attend college like thousands of Egyptians. What she did not know then, was that a world champion was in the making. Neither... Monday, 27 March, 2017 - 13:45
Ahmed El Khatib
© Dassault Aviation/AFP/File | A Rafale fighter jet, manufactured by Dassault Aviation, flies over the desert in Egypt on December 23, 2014
 
 
 

Egypt

Pyramids of Giza
The Ministry of Antiquities plans to inaugurate the largest temporary restoration laboratory on Wednesday morning at the...
Mild weather is expected to prevail on Tuesday on all parts, turning cool over the night, meteorologists said. Highs of 26...
Investment and International Cooperation Minister Sahar Nasr 
Arabian Business magazine included Egypt's Minister of Investment and International Cooperation Sahar Nasr in the list...

Middle East/North Africa

President Omar Hassan al-Bashir addresses a crowd in North Khartoum, 8 June 2013.
Sudan's official news agency says President Omar al-Bashir will attend Wednesday's Arab Summit in Jordan, despite a...
A US-backed Syrian alliance of Kurdish and Arab militias on Sunday took a military airport in northern Syria held by "...
Iran denied on Saturday US accusations that its fast-attack boats were "harassing" warships at the mouth of the...

World

The United States and the European Union voiced concern about the arrest of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and more than 1,000 others at a demonstration in Moscow (Evgeny Feldman for Alexei Navalny's campaign / AFP).
Top Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny appeared in court on Monday after he and more than 1,000 other people were arrested at an...
China's Vice Foreign Minister Liu Zhenmin speaks during a news conference in Beijing, July 13, 2016 (China Daily via Reuters).
China and the countries surrounding the South China Sea should set up a cooperation mechanism to boost exchanges in efforts...
Carrie Lam (2nd L) smiles as officials count votes during the election for Hong Kong's next Chief Executive in Hong Kong, China, March 26, 2017 (Bobby Yip / Reuters).
A Beijing-backed civil servant, Carrie Lam, was chosen to be Hong Kong's next leader on Sunday amid accusations that...

Business

Tourists stand near the temple of Parthenon atop the ancient site of the Athens Acropolis on a cold and windy day January 30, 2015. Greece will refuse the planned return of European Union and International Monetary Fund inspectors to the country since the new government rejects the 240-billion-euro bailout programme, a government official told Reuters on Friday.
The Ambassador of Greece to Cairo, Michel Christos Diamisis, said that Egypt is a close partner and a friendly neighboring...
BP has made a gas discovery in the North Damietta Offshore Concession in Egypt's East Nile Delta, its third in the block...
US shale producers are drilling at the highest rate in 18 months but have left a record number of wells unfinished in the...

Science

A self-driven Volvo SUV owned and operated by Uber Technologies Inc. is flipped on its side after a collision in Tempe, Arizona, U.S. on March 24, 2017. Courtesy Fresco News / Mark Beach / Handout via Reuters. 
Uber Technologies Inc suspended its pilot program for driverless cars on Saturday after a vehicle equipped with the nascent...
Apple's latest iPad – replacing the iPad Air 2 – is a relatively inexpensive 9.7in tablet that bridges the...
In this March 16, 2017, file photo, Barry Cadden arrives at the federal courthouse in Boston. A verdict has been reached Wednesday, March 22, 2017, in the case. Cadden, president of New England Compounding Center, faces multiple counts in a fungal meningitis outbreak from tainted steroids manufactured by the pharmacy, which killed dozens and sickened hundreds of people in 2012. (AP Photo / Steven Senne, File).
The former head of a Massachusetts pharmacy was acquitted Wednesday of murder allegations but convicted of racketeering and...

Arts

Robert Pattinson has a role in Amazon jungle adventure ‘Lost City of Z’. ― AFP pic
 
 
Robert Pattinson has teamed up with fashion giant Karl Lagerfeld on a brand new campaign for Dior Homme.    The...
British actress Emma Thompson says President Donald Trump once called her out of the blue years ago and asked her for a date...
"Beauty and the Beast" live-action movie
It is the fairy tale that is dominating the box office—and the beauty industry. We take a look at some of the most...

Living

People exercise beside the Chao Phraya river in Bangkok 24 September 2014.
A new study has found Parkinson’s patients who do 2.5 hours, or 150 minutes, of exercise a week can slow down the...
Couples/ marriage/ partners
The other day, I was idling in traffic when I happened to glance in my rear view mirror. Although I couldn’t hear...
Are you the type of traveller who can rhyme off the era and style of the buildings you see? Who makes a game out of matching...