Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Friday cut short a visit to Ethiopia for a regional summit, returning home to deal with a wave of deadly militant attacks (AFP Photo/)
Two children were killed in clashes between the army and jihadists in Egypt's Sinai on Friday a day after at least 30 people died in violence there, security officials said. Health officials said a six-month-old... Friday, 30 January, 2015 - 17:22
US President Barack Obama spoke to his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi 
The United States denounced on Thursday the North Sinai deadly attacks, which left at least 29 killed and dozens injured, State Department Spokeswoman Jen Psaki said in a statement. "The United States strongly... Friday, 30 January, 2015 - 12:22




Reuters/Reuters - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi delivers a statement following a meeting with French President Francois Hollande at the Elysee Palace in Paris, November 26, 2014. REUTERS/Philippe






 


 
 Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi cut short a visit to Ethiopia for an African Union summit on Friday, following a wave of deadly attacks in the Sinai Peninsula claimed by Islamic State's Egyptian wing.... Friday, 30 January, 2015 - 12:17
The governments of Egypt, Syria and Iraq used real and perceived security threats in 2014 as an excuse to downplay or abandon the rights of their citizens, which ultimately fuelled crises, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said... Friday, 30 January, 2015 - 10:12
Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Friday cut short a visit to Ethiopia for a regional summit, returning home to deal with a wave of deadly militant attacks (AFP Photo/)
US President Barack Obama spoke to his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi 




Reuters/Reuters - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi delivers a statement following a meeting with French President Francois Hollande at the Elysee Palace in Paris, November 26, 2014. REUTERS/Philippe






 


 

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Demos for social justice
Some politicians see that the January revolution has succeeded insofar as it has toppled the head of the regime, but it has failed to achieve other goals.   Ali Amin of the Wafd Party in Suez said the revolution toppled Mubarak but did not...

World

Israeli children sing and dance at the Jewish Ulpana neighbourhood, which is built on private Palestinian land within the Beit El settlement, near Ramallah on June 12. Residents of Israel's Ulpana settlement outpost neighbourhood in the West Bank began evacuating their homes on Tuesday after a court ruled their homes illegal and ordered them razed.
The Israeli government on Friday published tenders to build 430 new settler homes in the occupied West Bank, the head of an NGO that monitors...
Residents gather at the site of a car bomb attack in the Al-Mashtal district in Baghdad
At least 12 civilians were killed on Friday morning when two bombs exploded in central Baghdad, security sources said. An initial blast in the Bab al...
A protester holding a placard chants ''Save Kenji'' during a demonstration in front of the Prime Minister's Official residence in Tokyo, January 25, 2015.
 
 Japan was working closely with Jordan on Friday to find out what was happening to a Japanese journalist held by Islamic State militants...

Economy

Egypt's market  has made weekly gained worth LE1.63 billion (US$217 million) to hit LE523.09 billion compared to LE521.46 billion at end of last week’s trading. The main index  EGX30 inched down 0.5 percent  recording 9...

Culture

Antiquities Minister Mamdouh al-Damaty reopens the Royal Jewelry in Alexandria 
Egypt has managed to retrieve and claim title to 274 illegally smuggled artifacts from Spain and France, the Antiquities Ministry has declared...
A pile of books
Speed reading has been around for more than half a century, but new apps are bringing the technique into the digital age, helping users breeze...
Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb has opened the 46th session of Cairo International Book Fair.   The opening was attended by Culture Minister Gaber...

Life Style

Street vendor selling clothes in Cairo
Citizens were unexpectedly surprised with sales up to 70 percent on Cairo streets in the middle of the winter season.    Recession was the...
Everyone knows that walking limbers the aging body, but did you know it keeps the mind supple as well? Research shows that walking can actually boost...
A trained climber treating the infested palm tree from the red palm weevil.
“Participating in one of the world’s largest palm date exhibitions in Abu Dhabi back in December and selling our local products to an...