Hisham Geneina
The New Cairo Appeals Court sentenced Egypt's former top auditor Hisham Geneina to a suspended one-year prison sentence and a bail of LE10,000 for spreading false news. Geneina was also fined LE20,000. The verdict... Friday, 29 July, 2016 - 12:31
A forensic report on the death Mohamed Samir, 29, whose body was found in the Nile last week, has stated that he died of asphyxiation water, a conclusion that appears to support police claims that the man drowned while... Friday, 29 July, 2016 - 12:19
Prime Minister Sherif Ismail
The Egyptian Prime Minister Sherif Ismail has commented on the planned visit of an International Monetary Fund (IMF) delegation, saying the IMF is keen to co-operate with Egypt through a financial aid package to support... Thursday, 28 July, 2016 - 16:41
Health Minister Ahmed Emad Eddin has announced the end of government waiting lists for patients seeking the latest drug treatment for hepatitis-C. The minister said on Thursday that the medicine used to cure the virus... Thursday, 28 July, 2016 - 12:52
Hisham Geneina
Prime Minister Sherif Ismail

Egypt

Egypt's Court of Cassation has set the date of October 25 to review an appeal from suspects in the "Espionage for...
Hot weather
Cairo and the Delta region can expect hot and humid weather on Friday, with temperatures around 35 degrees centigrade in the...
Israel has handed over materials that it claims are probably wreckage from an EgyptAir plane that crashed into the...

Middle East/North Africa

Pro-government forces tightened their grip around the besieged Syrian city of Aleppo on Thursday where the local governor...
Turks are engaged in heated discussions on who helped orchestrate the abortive military coup that nearly toppled President...
Bahrain prosecutors said on Tuesday scores of people will stand trial next month on charges of setting up a "terrorist...

World

China and Russia will hold "routine" naval exercises in the South China Sea in September, China's Defence...
President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe on Wednesday dismissed demands by once stalwart war veteran supporters to quit, saying...
John Hinckley Jr., who wounded U.S. President Ronald Reagan and three other people in a 1981 assassination attempt prompted...

Business

pool/ club
If your family's average spending is LE60.7 thousand per annum, slightly more than LE5,000 per month, then you belong to...
The price of the US dollar has fallen against the Egyptian pound on the black market after the official announcement of...
EgyptAir has announced "positive" results in a recent inspection of key sites at Cairo International Airport by...

Science

New York City has reported its first case of a baby born with the birth defect microcephaly related to exposure to the Zika...
 

Pokémon Go dating app launched in the US

 
US dating company Project Fixup has launched a Pokémon Go match-making service, offering gamers the opportunity to find love...
Scientists reveal that sitting for more than 10 hours a day can be harmful to health. (AFP Relax News)
 
Although many previous studies have shown that too much sedentary time increases the risk of a variety of diseases,...

Arts

Filmmaker Mohamed Khan
Filmmaker Mohamed Khan has passed away at Andalus Hospital in the Cairo neighborhood of Maadi at the age of 74....
Cast member Chris Pratt at the premiere of ‘Jurassic World’ in Hollywood, California, June 9, 2015. The film made US$102 million for Universal this weekend.
The sequel to 2015 action blockbuster Jurassic World is set to start production in February 2017, with The Impossible...
Comedian Carey Marx performs at the Up The Creek Comedy Club in Greenwich, London, Britain, July 16, 2016.
 
Like most stand-up comedians, Carey Marx has stories about "dying on stage", but in his case they are almost...

Living

Two newly released studies show that the beneficial effects of exercise such as cycling, walking, dancing and even gardening helps in the prevention of Alzheimer's disease. 
The beneficial effects of physical and mental exercise on brain health are already well established. A new American study...
reading books
Although it has long been assumed that reading is good for your mental health, there has been little evidence so far to...
vacation
Whether you’re on vacation or just relaxing in the garden at home, these five new light fiction novels will provide...