Islamic State affiliate beheading Sufi sheikh Suleiman Abu Heraz
Islamic State's branch in the Sinai Peninsula posted a video on Tuesday depicting the beheading of two men the militant Islamist group said it had found guilty of practicing witchcraft and sorcery. The video,... Wednesday, 29 March, 2017 - 14:51
Ahmed El Khatib
Egypt’s Interior Ministry said in a statement on Wednesday that there is no official objection to the medical pardon of 22-year-old Ahmed el-Khatib, or his transfer to a private hospital due to his deteriorating... Wednesday, 29 March, 2017 - 13:13
The flotation of the Egyptian pound augmented air carrier EgyptAir's already significant losses to more than LE15 billion, said Civil Aviation Minister Sherif Fathy. However, he added, the company was able to add... Wednesday, 29 March, 2017 - 10:57
Sahaba mosque in Sharm El Sheikh
Egypt's Minister of Religious Endowments Mohamed Mokhtar inaugurated on Friday Al-Sahaba mosque in Sharm El Sheikh's old market area, an Ottoman-style architectural masterpiece. Here are 10 facts you... Tuesday, 28 March, 2017 - 13:50
Islamic State affiliate beheading Sufi sheikh Suleiman Abu Heraz
Ahmed El Khatib
Sahaba mosque in Sharm El Sheikh

Egypt

President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi called on Arab leaders to unite positions, putting an emphasis on the threat of terrorism to...
Renaissance Dam
Water ministers of the Nile Basin countries have agreed to hold a new extraordinary meeting soon in Entebbe to resolve...
State Council
The Parliament's decision on Sunday to approve the draft amendments to the Judicial Authority Law, regarding how heads...

Middle East/North Africa

Pope Francis on Wednesday said it was "imperative and urgent" to protect civilians in Iraq, speaking as US...
Jordan's King Abdullah said peace would not be attained in the Middle East without the creation of a Palestinian state...
Afghanistan plans to double the number of elite special forces from 17,000 troops, officials said, part of a long-term...

World

France's attempts to counter the radicalization of its young people are in turmoil, with a group home intended to turn...
President Donald Trump is proposing immediate budget cuts of US$18 billion from programs like medical research,...
Centrist Emmanuel Macron would trounce far-right leader Marine Le Pen in France's presidential election if, as seems...

Business

A Saudi Aramco employee sits in the area of its stand at the Middle East Petrotech 2016, an exhibition and conference for the refining and petrochemical industries, in Manama, Bahrain.
Saudi Arabia's decision to cut tax paid by national oil giant Saudi Aramco has increased its value by US$1 trillion, an...
A source with the Electric Utility and Consumer Protection Regulatory Agency announced that the agency has finalized...
A box from Amazon.com is pictured on the porch of a house in Golden, Colorado July 23, 2008.
 
Amazon has had its eye on the Middle East for some time. Now it's finally made a move. It has agreed to buy the region...

Science

The Siwa Oasis Medical Tourism Conference will be launched on Wednesday, in coordination with the University of Alexandria,...
Kids wait to fill jerrycans with fresh water
The ongoing reduction in Egypt’s Nile fresh water may subject the country to fresh water and energy shortages by 2025...
Pyramids of Giza
The Ministry of Antiquities plans to inaugurate the largest temporary restoration laboratory on Wednesday morning at the...

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...