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  • Tate director Sir Nicholas Serota named most powerful person in the art wor...

    Sir Nicholas Serota, director of the Tate art museums and galleries, has been named the most powerfu...

    Tate director Sir Nicholas Serota named most powerful person in the art world
  • US-led air strikes against Islamic State kill 553, including 32 civilians

    UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Thursday that air strikes by US-led coalition o...

    US-led air strikes against Islamic State kill 553, including 32 civilians
  • Egypt speeds ahead with Cross Egypt motorbike race

    Egypt has announced details for its fourth annual ‘Cross Egypt Challenge’

    Egypt speeds ahead with Cross Egypt motorbike race
  • Katy Perry cancels plans to celebrate birthday in Egypt

    Katy Perry, who had planned to celebrate her 30th birthday in Egypt, the perfect destination for the...

    Katy Perry cancels plans to celebrate birthday in Egypt
  • European Union mission to monitor Egypt’s parliamentary elections

    The European Union’s Special Representative for Human Rights, Stavros Lambrinidis, announced that th...

    European Union mission to monitor Egypt’s parliamentary elections
  • CirCairo: When the circus comes to town

    Cairo International Circus festival thrills audiences with circus art from around the world

    CirCairo: When the circus comes to town
Health Ministry: One child killed, 6 people injured in Brotherhood protest

Health Ministry: One child killed, 6 people injured in Brotherhood protest

One child has been killed and six other people were injured when protests by Muslim Brotherhood members turned violent in Al-Matareya, Cairo, according to the Health Ministry. Ministry official Khaled Al-Khateeb said that the child may have... more...

One British militant killed in Syria, Iraq every three weeks

One British militant killed in Syria, Iraq every three weeks

On average, one jihadi fighter from the United Kingdom is killed every three weeks in conflicts in both Syria and Iraq, where the Islamic State has taken over many areas, according to a new study that has been tracking foreign fighters sinc... more...

EGX gains LE6 billion, index up 2.07 per cent

EGX gains LE6 billion, index up 2.07 per cent

The Egyptian Stock Exchange made gains at the end of Wednesday’s trading session backed by purchases by Arab and foreign institutions and investment funds. The market capital achieved gains worth LE6 billion to reach LE495.9 billion a... more...

Three Hollywood stars turned down invite to host 2015 Oscars

Three Hollywood stars turned down invite to host 2015 Oscars

After the enthusiastic reaction of American actor Neil Patrick Harris, who will host the 2015 Academy Awards ceremony (commonly known as The Oscars), news has emerged that three other comedy stars reportedly turned down an invitiation to ho... more...

Ancient Egyptian sarcophagus discovered in house in UK

Ancient Egyptian sarcophagus discovered in house in UK

An Egyptian sarcophagus that once held the mummified body of a woman 3,000 years ago has been found on display in a living room in Essex, England. A local auctioneers firm discovered the wooden artefact during a routine valuation of items i... more...

A tour in Jamaliya District

A tour in Jamaliya District

When speaking of the Jamaliya district in particular, we must be aware that we are not touching upon Egypt’s history in the twentieth century or even the ninetieth century solely. Rather, we go several centuries back in history and wa... more...

Discovering Freekeh: Egypt’s ancient super-grain

Discovering Freekeh: Egypt’s ancient super-grain

If you are health conscious and looking for whole-wheat pasta or brown rice in an Egyptian supermarket, you are bound to find them. They will be more expensive than regular white rice or pasta, since the brown grains sold in the Egyptian ma... more...