A helicopter flies overhead as soldiers in military vehicles proceed towards al-Jura district in El-Arish city from Sheikh Zuwaid, around 350 km (217 miles) northeast of Cairo May 21, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer
 


 
 

 
Egypt's armed forces killed 205 militants in North Sinai during the past three days and since deadly attacks on security checkpoints on Wednesday, the armed forces spokesman said on Saturday.   The Sinai-based... Saturday, 4 July, 2015 - 16:42
Smoke rises in Egypt"s North Sinai as seen from the border of southern Gaza Strip with Egypt July 1, 2015.
REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa
Egypt launched air strikes in North Sinai on Saturday, killing 12 militants, security sources said, and the Egyptian president visited the restive province where the bloodiest fighting in years erupted earlier this week... Saturday, 4 July, 2015 - 16:08
Militants in Egypt's Sinai peninsula fired rockets into southern Israel on Friday in an incident that caused no casualties but appeared to be linked to fighting between Islamist insurgents and Egyptian security... Saturday, 4 July, 2015 - 10:46
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi attending the funeral of assassinated General Prosecutor Hesham Barakat
Two years to the day after the army overthrew Egypt's Islamist president, the sounds coming from the mosque at Cairo's Tahrir Square were sadly telling. At the focal point of Egypt's upheavals, where... Saturday, 4 July, 2015 - 09:55
A helicopter flies overhead as soldiers in military vehicles proceed towards al-Jura district in El-Arish city from Sheikh Zuwaid, around 350 km (217 miles) northeast of Cairo May 21, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer
 


 
 

 
Smoke rises in Egypt"s North Sinai as seen from the border of southern Gaza Strip with Egypt July 1, 2015.
REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi attending the funeral of assassinated General Prosecutor Hesham Barakat

Egypt

New Suez Canal
A total of 242.1 million cubic meters of water-saturated sand have so far been lifted at the New Suez Canal project, the new...
A tripartite meeting by Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia will be held in two weeks in Khartoum to resume negotiations on the impact...
journalists strike
The “Journalists against Torture” movement registered in June 39 cases of violations against journalists, which...

Middle East/North Africa

The Saudi flag
Saudi Arabia's interior ministry said on Saturday a wanted militant, a supporter of Islamic State, had been killed in an...
Tunisian presidential candidate Beji Caid Essebsi
 Tunisia President Beji Caid Essebsi declared a state of emergency on Saturday following an Islamic militant gun attack...
Yemen's dominant Houthi movement said on Saturday a pause in fighting to last until the end of the Muslim holy month of...

World

Russian President Vladimir Putin called for dialogue based on equal treatment and mutual respect with the United States on...
Kazakhstan's veteran leader Nursultan Nazarbayev celebrates his 75th birthday on Monday, in good shape and vastly...
Tens of thousands of Greeks took to the streets on Friday in rival rallies that laid bare the deep divide heading into a...

Business

Housing Minister Mostafa Madbouly
The New Urban Communities Authority (NUCA) has fully accomplished its 2014-2015 plan. The plan cost some 13 billion pounds,...
cairo stock 
Egypt's stock market has witnessed losses of LE2.15 billion this week, as all indexes were down, Egyptian Exchange data...




Reuters/Reuters - An employee counts money at a bank in Cairo September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih






 


 
The central bank let the Egyptian pound depreciate for the first time in five months on Thursday, a move analysts said would...

Science

The Twitter logo is seen at the company's headquarters in San Francisco, California 
Twitter is removing the 140 character limit from its "Direct Messages" feature. Users on the social networking...
Guests sit on automobile shaped beds as they play a game on the Sony Playstation 3 
 
In a new study of the mind-gut connection, eating fermented foods, which contain probiotics, were associated with reduced...
Neko Atsume is an addicting new app that's taking over screens in Asia and beyond to feed cute stray cats in your virtual backyard.
There's an addicting new app that's taking over screens in Asia and beyond.   The goal? To feed cute stray cats...

Arts

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook's co-founder and chief executive introduces 'Home' a Facebook app suite that integrates with Android during a Facebook press event in Menlo Park, California, 4 April 2013.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg started his book club back in January, setting out to read a book every two weeks and...
YouTube beauty hit Nikkie Tutorials caused an online sensation with her video "The Power of MAKEUP!" - 2015 INSTAGRAM
A divisive new beauty trend is taking place on Instagram, featuring women with half of their faces made up. Using the...
In this file image released by Disney-Pixar, characters, from left, Anger, voiced by Lewis Black, Disgust, voiced by Mindy Kaling, Joy, voiced by Amy Poehler, Fear, voiced by Bill Hader, and Sadness, voiced by Phyllis Smith appear in a scene from "Inside Out." (Disney-Pixar via AP, File)
 
Even with the flashy competition of Terminators and male strippers, the little feelings inside a young girl's head...

Living

A young girl practicing yoga on the beach.
Physical activities including walking, aerobics, cycling, gardening, golfing, running, weight lifting, yoga and Pilates...
Take a moment to consider the worst things about travel.  Aside from annoying seatmates and surly airport staff,...
Group walking
Summer is fast approaching and the mountains are calling. As sports like mountain running, climbing and the novel...