France could sell Egypt two military surveillance and communication satellites in 2016 worth 1 billion euros, French newspaper La Tribune has reported .   Reports of Egypt’s request for the French satellites... Wednesday, 10 February, 2016 - 14:35
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.
 
Following the uncontrollable outbreak of the Zika virus in South America, the World Health Organization declared a public health emergency that has prompted fear in many countries, including Egypt. Given that the Aedes... Wednesday, 10 February, 2016 - 13:00
Ahly vs. Zamalrk in premier league derby at Borg al-Arab stadium, Alexandria
Zamalek Sports Club chief Mortada Mansour sacked the club’s football team coach and assistant, Ahmed "Mido" Hossam and Hazem Imam, following an unfavorable 2-0 defeat to arch rival Al-Ahly Club, on... Wednesday, 10 February, 2016 - 11:23
Interior Minister Magdy Abdel Ghaffar
A police officer in Egypt's eastern city of Ismailia has been sentenced to eight years in jail for beating a man to death in custody and falsifying police records, judicial sources said on Tuesday.   Human... Wednesday, 10 February, 2016 - 11:10
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.
 
Ahly vs. Zamalrk in premier league derby at Borg al-Arab stadium, Alexandria
Interior Minister Magdy Abdel Ghaffar

Egypt

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in a TV address marking the fifth anniversary of the 2011 uprising 
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi highlighted on Tuesday Egypt’s support toward the political process in Libya sponsored...
Medical and security sources in North Sinai reported the injury of three army conscripts in an IED blas tin Sheikh Zuweid on...
Prime Minister Sherif Ismail
Prime Minister Sherif Ismail issued a decision on Wednesday to strip three Egyptian expatriates of their citizenship after...

Middle East/North Africa

At least 500 people have been killed on all sides during fighting in Aleppo province since the start of a Syrian army and...
Sultan Ahmed mosque in Turkey
The Turkish military detained 34 people and seized up to 15 kg of explosives and four suicide-bomber vests as they tried to...
Iran will unveil an upgrade of its Emad ballistic missiles this year, the defense minister was quoted as saying, advancing a...

World

For health workers battling Zika across much of Central America, the immediate menace is not the mosquitoes that transmit...
North Korea has executed its army chief of staff, Ri Yong Gil, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported on Wednesday,...
North Korea's recently launched satellite has achieved stable orbit but is not believed to have transmitted data back to...

Business

Canned vegetables are displayed at a Walmart store in Secaucus, New Jersey, November 11, 2015.
 
Egypt's annual urban consumer inflation fell to 10.7 percent in January, the official statistics agency CAPMAS said on...
Prime Minister Sherif Ismail
Egyptian Prime Minister Sherif Ismail said the government expects to present a long-awaited value added tax (VAT) bill to...
plant sugar
Egypt is cancelling a temporary tariff levied on sugar imports in 2015 after completing an investigation into possible...

Science

planted roofs of government buildings 
Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (EEAA) Chief Ahmed Abouel Saud said on Tuesday that the Environment Ministry will...
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...

Arts

Actor Hugh Jackman
 


 


 
"X-Men" star Hugh Jackman said on Monday he had another skin cancer growth removed from his nose, and urged people...
Singer Beyonce
After a sizzling performance during the Super Bowl on Sunday and shortly after releasing the new single “Formation...
Rihanna arrives at the Costume Institute Gala Benefit at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, in New York, on May 5, 2015
Rihanna's new album, "Anti," officially took the top spot on the Billboard 200 album charts on Monday, a week...

Living

A Qatari man releases his falcon during a falcon contest at Qatar International Falcons and Hunting Festival at Sealine desert, Qatar January 29, 2016.
 
Every year the houbara bustard, a rare desert bird whose meat is prized by Arab sheikhs as an aphrodisiac, migrates from...
Australian products are displayed for sale in a store in Sydney, Australia, January 27, 2016. Picture taken January 27, 2016.
 
Watching a lone browser in his Sydney Chinatown shop, Bing Chen is worried business is being squeezed this Lunar New Year by...
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...