The Wafd Party supreme board has decided to dismiss seven members affiliated to the Wafd Reform Current. These members had earlier been accepted by the party’s executive office to be appointed to the supreme board... Saturday, 30 May, 2015 - 15:21
Tunisian associations staged a protest on Friday outside the Egyptian embassy in Tunisia to condemn the referral of former Islamist President Mohamed Morsi and other Muslim Brotherhood members to Mufti to decide on... Saturday, 30 May, 2015 - 13:17
Mehleb
Senior informed sources have revealed that the state budget for the fiscal year 2015/16 has yet to be finalized, as the budget deficit is not yet settled.   Egypt's government, along with the Cabinet, are... Saturday, 30 May, 2015 - 13:08
Hunger-striking detainee Mohamed Soltan - Photo from 'Freedom for the Brave" Facebook page.
 


 
 

 
An Egyptian-American jailed in Egypt for nearly two years for involvement in the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood has been released and is headed for the United States, his family said on Saturday. Mohamed Soltan was among... Saturday, 30 May, 2015 - 12:44
Mehleb
Hunger-striking detainee Mohamed Soltan - Photo from 'Freedom for the Brave" Facebook page.
 


 
 

 

Egypt

International Telecommunication Union
Chairman of the National Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (NTRA) Hisham Al-Alayli said that Egypt will host the...
President Abdel Fattah El Sisi inaugurated on Saturday development works at Alexandria Shipyard Company.
 
President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi inaugurated on Saturday development works at Alexandria Shipyard Company. The company was...
© AFP/File | Portraits of the victims of the Port Said Stadium are seen as Supporters of Egypt's Al-Ahly football club gather in Mokhtar El-Tetsh Stadium in Cairo, on February 1, 2014, to mark the second anniversary of the deadly riot
 
 
 
The Port Said Criminal Court decided on Saturday to postpone the verdict against 73 suspects, in the lawsuit known as the...

Middle East/North Africa

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday that the government aims to hold "free" parliamentary elections...
A series of barrel bombs dropped from Syrian regime helicopters killed at least 45 civilians and wounded dozens Saturday in...
The Islamic State jihadist group has seized control of the airport in the city of Sirte after forces of a Tripoli-based...

World

Television actor Dustin Diamond, center, exits the courtroom in Port Washington, Wis., Friday night, May 29, 2015, after a 12-person jury convicted him of two misdemeanors stemming from a barroom fight, but a Wisconsin jury cleared the former "Saved by the Bell" actor of the most serious felony charge
TV actor Dustin Diamond was convicted Friday of two misdemeanors stemming from a barroom fight, but a Wisconsin jury cleared...
A Thai national who allegedly owned a boat that was recently discovered by the Myanmar navy crammed with more than 200...
India's brutal weeks-long heatwave has killed more than 2,000 people, authorities said Saturday, as the government...

Business

Minister of International Cooperation Naglaa Al-Ahwani and the Deputy Chairman of the African Development Bank for...
Investment Minister Ashraf Salman
Investment Minister Ashraf Salman said the Cabinet has started negotiations with the Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait to...
Egypt's Investment Minister Ashraf Salman (Photo: Reuters)
Investment Minister Ashraf Salman has announced that the ministery is conducting a clearing and settlement with stock market...

Science

 by Dana Rysmuhamedova | The sudden deaths of tens of thousands of endangered antelopes in ex-Soviet Kazakhstan over the past two weeks have left scientists scrambling for answers and conservationists worried about the animal's future
 
 
 
The sudden deaths of tens of thousands of endangered antelopes in ex-Soviet Kazakhstan over the past two weeks have left...
Health workers from Guinea's Red Cross carry the body of a victim of Ebola in Momo Kanédou in Guinea on November 19, 2014.
Congolese expert Jean-Jacques Muyembe may be little known to the public, but he has been one of the world's top Ebola...
© AFP/File | A women walks down the street on October 19, 2006 in Chicago, Illinois
 
 
 
Obesity increases the risk for atrial fibrillation, a common heart rhythm disorder that can lead to blood clots, stroke and...

Arts

German composer Nils Frahm rehearses on stage at The Roundhouse in London, Britain May 25, 2015.
 
Three pianos, a wood pipe organ, a synthesizer and toilet brushes are the standard setup for a show by German experimental...
A bronze statue stands next to a gate in Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch in Los Olivos, California July 3, 2009.
 
The sprawling Neverland ranch in California once owned by the late pop star Michael Jackson is for sale for $100 million,...
James Bond legend Roger Moore, British actor Idris Elba
James Bond legend Roger Moore insisted Saturday he had said nothing racist about fellow British actor Idris Elba -- tipped...

Living

Supply Minister Khaled Hanafy
Ragab al-Attar, head of the spice dealers division at the Federation of Egyptian Chambers of Commerce (FEDCOC), revealed a...
Bali, Indonesia
PROVIDENCIALES, TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS MAUI, HAWAII ROATÁN, HONDURAS SANTORINI, GREECE KO TAO, THAILAND MADEIRA,...
Cairo's Merryland Park pictured in July 1963.
It was a symbol of a more liberal Egypt where young Muslims and Christians mingled under its leafy canopies, bands played...