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The World Health Organization launched on Tuesday a national campaign to combat the spread of viral hepatitis through the promotion of safe and healthy injections.   Attending the ceremonies marking the World Hepatitis Day (28 July) in Cairo,...
Agriculture Minister Salah Hilal announced on Tuesday the establishment of an Egyptian-Sudanese model fish farm with a section devoted to oil crops in Sennar, Sudan.    His recent visit to Sudan, together with Irrigation Minister Hossam...
Mohamed Hosni, known as Hammo Finish, a talented barber who owns the most famous barber shop in the neighborhood Ard al-Lewa in Giza, has taken advantage of his artistic talents to draw and color on the heads of his customers.   Some...
Head of the Department of Astronomy at the National Institute for Astronomical Research, Ashraf Tadres, said a meteor shower is expected over Egypt in the coming days, adding that it will reach its peak on Tuesday evening.   The phenomenon will...
One-hundred sixty-seven people have committed suicide nationwide in Egypt over the past seven months, according to reports by rights organizations.   Headlines on suicides were among top news reports issued by security directorates almost daily...
Saba Mubarak, starring with Amr Youssef and Salah Abdallah in “The Price”, directed by Hisham Issawi, said it is a distinct work of art, "different from what is being shown in cinemas these days."   “It is about...
The Cairo Criminal Court decided on Tuesday to postpone Ihab Talaat’s Al-Ahram dues trial till December 26.   Talaat is accused of failing to pay the Al-Ahram newspaper some LE30 million in dues, as his checks have bounced.   The Al-...
An Egyptian military delegation has arrived in Russian Ural region to exchange experiences with the Russian military in anti-terrorist operations, according to the Russia Today website.   A spokesman for the commander of the Central Military...
The employees of the Endowments Ministry's carpet factory in Damanhour (Beheira) have staged a protest, demanding the plant go back into operation.   The protesters have called upon the authorities to supply their factory with the required...
Former navy officer and world diving champion Walaa Hafez has broken a new Guinness diving record after he stayed underwater in Sharm el-Sheikh for 51 hours, 24 minutes and 13 seconds.   Hafez has declined many Qatari and Turkish sponsorship...