Multi-vehicle crash in Egypt
 At least 16 people were killed, including some military conscripts, in a multi-vehicle crash south of Cairo late on Friday, health ministry officials said. Health ministry spokesman Dr. Hossam Abdel Ghaffar told... Saturday, 30 May, 2015 - 07:43
Al-Azhar, the highest seat in Sunni Islam, on Friday defended its meeting with France's far-right leader Marine Le Pen as an opportunity to show her the religion's "true face".   Al-Azhar's... Friday, 29 May, 2015 - 18:27
Chairman of the Egyptian Social Democratic Party Mohamed Aboul Ghar said the party does not mind accepting former members from the dissolved National Democratic Party, provided that the members prove they are not... Friday, 29 May, 2015 - 17:12
Clashes in Beni Suef between Muslim Brotherhood backers and security, Sunday, 9 November
Dozens of Muslim Brotherhood supporters in Helwan staged a march after Friday prayers in response to the pro-legitimacy alliance call for protests against sentencing toppled President Mohamed Morsi and MB leaders to... Friday, 29 May, 2015 - 17:06
Multi-vehicle crash in Egypt
Clashes in Beni Suef between Muslim Brotherhood backers and security, Sunday, 9 November

Egypt

The police, in cooperation with the National Regulatory Authority, have conducted a crackdown on the distributors of mobile...
The Official Gazette published ministerial decision number 1367 for the year 2015 on Thursday. It discusses the...
A wave of bad weather in Alexandria, accompanied by strong winds and a rise in the level of the waves, led to the closure of Alexandria Strait, stopping the movement of maritime ports of Alexandria and Daqahlia, 5 October 2013.
The Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA) expects mild weather on Saturday in the north coast and moderate temperatures in...

Middle East/North Africa

The Islamic State jihadist group has seized control of the airport in the city of Sirte after forces of a Tripoli-based...
Insurgents who captured the last government-held town in Syria's Idlib province celebrated inside on Friday and made...
Four people were killed when a car exploded near a Shi'ite mosque in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, on Friday, but authorities...

World

The United States warned on Friday of a possible accident for the world economy if Greece and its creditors miss their June...
Swiss police have arrested nine FIFA officials who will be extradited to the United States, where they face charges of...
Military personnel, believed to be Russian servicemen, walk in formation outside the territory of a Ukrainian military unit in the village of Perevalnoye outside Simferopol 3 March 2014.
From his hospital bed in the Ukrainian capital, Russian fighter Alexander Alexandrov feels abandoned by his country, its...

Business

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...
Switzerland-based supply chain solutions provider Panalpina will acquire its Egyptian agent Afifi, a highly respected family...
The Egyptian Commercial Representative Office in the UAE announced that the size of UAE investments in Egypt amounted to US$...

Science

Air purifier
 
 
People with heart conditions may benefit from using indoor air purifiers, suggests a small study from China. While the study...
© AFP/File / by Wissam Keyrouz | Falling oil prices hinder global efforts to develop renewable energy sources, experts warned on January 17 at a conference in Abu Dhabi
 
 
 
The home solar project will install approximately 3,600 solar energy units in four governorates, namely Aswan, Luxor, Qena...
nano gold particles cancer treatment 
New data to be released this weekend should help deepen the understanding of how broadly new drugs that unleash the body...

Arts

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...
Musician Ed Sheeran poses with his wax figure at Madame Tussauds museum in the Manhattan borough of New York May 28, 2015. 
 
After six Grammy nominations, several hit songs and numerous sold-out concerts, singer Ed Sheeran donated a few hours to...
A pile of books
"The Girl on the Train" ousted James Patterson's "14th Deadly Sin" from the No. 1 spot on the U.S....

Living

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...
Social Solidarity Minister Ghada Wali honored young Abdel Rahman Omran on Thursday, nicknamed the "Genius of the South...