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    Moon sighting committee meets today

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 06:05am on April 12, 2021

    A meeting of the national moon sighting committee will be held at the conference room of the Islamic Foundation Baitul Mukarram in Dhaka on Tuesday,...

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    Bangladesh to become chair of D-8 for next 2 years in 10th summit

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:49pm on April 08, 2021

    Leaders of the D-8 countries will discuss ways to boost trade, investment, ICT, address climate challenges and Rohingya issue as its 10th Summit is set...

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    ‘Golden Parade’ carries pharaohs to new home in Egyptian capital

    Agence France-Presse . Cairo | Updated at 10:15am on April 04, 2021

    A procession of floats carried the mummified remains of 22 pharaohs, including Egypt’s most powerful ancient queen, through Cairo on Saturday evening, in an eye-catching...

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    Egypt buries train crash dead, toll revised to 19

    Agence France-Presse . Tahta | Updated at 10:34pm on March 27, 2021

    Egypt buried the dead Saturday from a train collision that killed at least 19 people and injured 185, according to a revised toll, as investigators...

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    Suez Canal ship could soon be refloated

    Agence France-Presse . Cairo | Updated at 10:31pm on March 27, 2021

    Hopes rose on Saturday that a mega-ship blocking Egypt’s Suez Canal could be refloated within days, even as the crisis forced companies to consider re-routing...

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    Arab author Saadawi dies in Cairo

    Agence France-Presse . Cairo | Updated at 11:01pm on March 21, 2021

    Famed Egyptian author Nawal el-Saadawi, a champion of women’s rights who revolutionised discussions on gender in the Arab world, died Sunday at the age of...

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    At least 20 dead in Egypt clothing factory fire

    Agence France-Presse . Cairo | Updated at 07:34pm on March 11, 2021

    At least 20 people were killed and 24 others wounded Thursday in a clothing factory fire on the eastern outskirts of the Egyptian capital, medical...

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    Egypt, Sudan issue warning against Ethiopia’s dam on Nile

    Agence France-Presse . Khartoum | Updated at 10:45am on March 07, 2021

    Egyptian president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi warned on Saturday against Ethiopia continuing to fill its Nile dam, on his first visit to Sudan since the ouster...

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    The rage against misery and injustice continues

    | Updated at 12:00am on February 23, 2021

    TEN years ago, people across the Middle East and North Africa rose up in protest against their rulers, demanding freedom and democracy. Despotic rulers were...

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    Al Jazeera journalist returns home after 4yrs in Egypt jail

    Agence France-Presse . Cairo | Updated at 09:53am on February 07, 2021

    Mahmoud Hussein, a journalist for Qatar’s Al Jazeera, arrived at his home in greater Cairo on Saturday after four years in an Egyptian jail, an...