Egyptian government, NGOs duke it out in Geneva over women’s rights

CAIRO: The Egyptian Government, represented by the National Council for Women, in Geneva last Friday,

Suez Canal: Chinese, Iranian and Israeli ships decline, Americans increase

CAIRO: The Official data released by the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) has revealed a marked decrease in the number of Chinese,

Egypt H1N1 death toll rises to 258

The Egyptian Health Ministry reported on Sunday that the H1N1 influenza death toll has risen to 258. The statement said that one person was reported to have died from the

Hamas, Muslim Brotherhood “not brothers”

Experts seem to support this claim. In a conversation with one of the world’s leading experts on the Muslim Brotherhood, Khalil al-Anani, the question of Hamas and its connection with

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Meditel Morocco inks Rotana Media deal Reuters reported on Monday that Moroccan mobile operator Medi Telecom (Meditel) on Friday

American poll finds Arabs believe economy deteriorating

CAIRO: Only one-quarter of Egyptians said that the economic situation in the country is heading for the better,

Egypt: tourism drops slightly in 2009

CAIRO: Mahmoud Amr gets the call and knows it is big, the smile creasing across his lips says it all.

At African Union Summit, Egypt says it welcomes Chinese investments

CAIRO: Egypt continued its push to get China to invest in the country, this time at the 14th African Union Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Mizan center: IOF killed 8 Palestinians, wounded 5 in January

GAZA, (PIC)-- The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) killed eight Palestinians including a child and wounded five others in the Gaza Strip in the past month of January, the Mizan center

Barhoum: IOA allegations on punishing officers attempt to evade ICC

GAZA, (PIC)-- The Israeli occupation authority's (IOA) allegation that officers were punished for shelling the Gaza Strip with phosphorous bombs was a clear incriminating evidence, Fawzi Barhoum, a Hamas spokesman,