The World Food Programme pledged on Tuesday to expand an aid programme in Egypt that helps poor families keep their children in school and out of the workforce. The programme, aimed at combating child labour, currently... Wednesday, 26 November, 2014 - 08:15
The Cairo Court of Cassation reduced the court-ordered fine for business steel tycoon Ahmed Ezz from LE100 million to LE10 million on Tuesday, Al-Masry Al-Youm reports.   Meanwhile, the Economic Court negotiated... Tuesday, 25 November, 2014 - 18:44
Building collapses in Matartiya, east of Cairo, leaving ten dead
Rescue efforts are still ongoing after a six-story residential building collapsed Monday night in Matariya, east of Cairo, killing 18, according to Cairo's General Administration for Civil Protection chief... Tuesday, 25 November, 2014 - 18:07
The Cairo International Women’s Film Festival has unveiled a solid lineup with an accent on intriguing perspective of female directors on divergent issues of our time. The festival’s seventh edition is set... Tuesday, 25 November, 2014 - 17:03
Building collapses in Matartiya, east of Cairo, leaving ten dead

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AFP/File | Iraq exported an all-time high of 3.5 million barrels of oil a day
Cyprus and Egypt agreed on Tuesday to accelerate talks on the potential export of Cypriot gas to Egypt, once the resources come on line. Cyprus discovered natural gas offshore in late 2011, while once gas-rich Egypt has turned into a net importer...

World

Policemen clear a protest site on the main Nathan Road, which was occupied by pro-democracy protesters for weeks, at Mongkok district in Hong Kong November 26, 2014.
Hong Kong police cleared activists from one of the largest protest sites in the city on Wednesday and arrested Joshua Wong and Lester Shum, two of...
 A special ambulance containing an Italian doctor with Ebola arrives at the Lazzero Spallanzani hospital in Rome early on November 25, 2014 after an Boeing KC-767 delivered him to the military airport of Pratica di Mare
 
 
 
A doctor who has become the first Italian to contract Ebola arrived in Rome Tuesday from Sierra Leone for specialist treatment in an infectious...
U.S. President Barack Obama (L) embraces Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel after announcing Hagel's resignation at the White House in Washington, November 24, 2014.
US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel resigned on Monday, leaving under pressure as President Barack Obama faces critical national security challenges,...

Economy

 Egypt's central bank is expected to keep interest rates on hold on Thursday as inflationary pressure continues to ease and policymakers seek to avoid stifling a nascent economic recovery in the most populous Arab nation. The economy has...

Culture

The American Neighborhood is one of the old slums in the city of Tripoli in the northern part of the beloved Lebanon. It was named so when the...
Cast member Jennifer Lawrence poses at the premiere of ''The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1'' in Los Angeles, California November 17, 2014. The movie opens in the U.S. on November 21.
"The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1" tallied US$123 million in ticket sales to top weekend box office charts and score the year's...
Actor Ahmed Rateb travelled to Morocco accompanied by co-stars of Zan'et Regala drama, a work that willl participate in the ninth session of the...

Life Style

 Yellow and green zucchini are seen on sale at Chino Farm in Rancho Santa Fe, California May 15, 2012.
CREDIT: REUTERS/MIKE BLAKE
Growing up among rows of purple haze carrots, delicate Mara des Bois strawberries and corn sweet enough to eat raw, Makoto Chino might have been one...
People exercise beside the Chao Phraya river in Bangkok.
Exercising three times a week reduces the odds of developing depression by around 16 percent, scientists said on Wednesday -- and for every extra...
French Ambassador to New Zealand Laurent Contini (L) speaks to Phyllis (Pippa) Doyle prior to presenting her Knight of the National Order of the Legion of Honour award in Auckland on November 25, 2014
 
 
 
A World War II heroine who parachuted behind German lines on "perilous" spy missions, but was so modest she only told her children about it...