The Health Ministry said Tuesday that the Egyptian equivalent of the US-made hepatitis drug, Sovaldi, is currently available in pharmacies.   The packet sells for LE2,670 (1 USD= LE7.3), Health Minister Adel al-... Wednesday, 4 March, 2015 - 12:49
The Health Ministry announced Tuesday the death of a 33-year old woman in Cairo of bird flu, the infection of a 16-year old girl in Sharqiya, and the cure of a 2-year old child in Beheira.   The woman's death... Wednesday, 4 March, 2015 - 11:31
 Arabtec's chairman will meet officials of Egypt's housing ministry on Wednesday to renegotiate the terms of a $40 billion plan to build one million homes in that country, a source familiar with the matter... Tuesday, 3 March, 2015 - 21:43
Tomb of previously unknown pharaonic queen found in Egypt
 
 
 An ancient tomb belonging to Amenhotep, guard of the temple of Egyptian deity Amun, has been discovered in the southern city of Luxor, the Egypt's antiquities ministry said on Tuesday. The ministry said the... Tuesday, 3 March, 2015 - 20:11
Tomb of previously unknown pharaonic queen found in Egypt
 
 

News

The African Ministerial Conference on Environment (AMCEN) held in Cairo has been temporarily suspended due to translation issues concerning the documents and decisions that were discussed during the meetings of experts, said head of the Egyptian...

World

Australia will send more troops to Iraq to help train local security forces in their battle against the Islamic State group, Prime Minister Tony...
© Italian Navy/AFP/File | Migrants sit in a boat during a rescue operation off the coast of Sicily in early December
 
 
 
At least 10 North African migrants died when their rubber boat overturned in the southern Mediterranean while hundreds more from that vessel and...
A blast at a coal mine in the eastern Ukrainian rebel stronghold of Donetsk killed more than 30 people, a local official said on Wednesday, with...

Economy

The Suez Canal Authority has achieved revenues of LE25 billion (US$3,267,000,300) since the beginning of the current fiscal year starting in July.   Official statistics showed that 10,399 vessels, carrying loads of approximately 586,200 tons,...

Culture

© Getty/AFP/File | Madonna and Sony Pictures both were separately torpedoed by major hacks this month, in what the pop icon has called "crazy times"
 
 
 
Madonna wants to "sit down and have a drink" with France's far-right leader Marine Le Pen to hear out the woman she once demonised on...
Culture Minister Gaber Asfour
Culture Minister Gaber Asfour ordered an investigation over the destruction of the "100 years of enlightenment" portrait in February and...
Antiquities Minister Mamdouh al-Damaty
A Pharaonic royal rest house had been discovered east of the Suez Canal, Antiquities Minister Mamdouh al-Damaty said on Monday.   The rest house...

Life Style

In a peaceful response to IS's brutal practices, social media has recently been flooded with satirical video clips where the group's...
Halal has never looked so good for Singapore. A survey ranked the Asian country as the top non-Islamic destination for Muslim tourists, weeks after...
An army of feral cats rules a remote island in southern Japan, curling up in abandoned houses or strutting about in a fishing village that is...