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The World Cup has given players the chance to shine on a global stage. Some have flourished, others have flopped
From swashbuckling goals to inglorious exits, on-field shenanigans to sideline lunacy, the World Cup in Brazil has been one of the most remarkable of recent times


Egyptian military bands greet travellers on two roads operated by the army; survey passengers on road services
Tens of thousands of Palestinians rallied in support of war-torn Gaza on Monday as they gathered to ...
Thousands of Egyptians attended Eid Al-Fitr prayers at Amr Ibn Al-Aas mosque in Old Cairo
Zamalek coach Mido hopeful of qualifying for the CAF Champions League semis despite Sunday's 0-0 home draw against Mazembe
On the first day of Eid holidays, a delay in the arrival of explosives police keeps Giza Zoo gates closed
Zamalek fail to break down TP Mazembe in a 0-0 draw in Alexandria to heavily dent their chances of qualifying for the African Champions League semis
The last day of the holy month of fasting is Sunday
Fighting subsided in Gaza on Sunday after the Islamist Hamas movement said they backed a 24-hour humanitarian ...
More than 60,000 protesters in London took to the Israeli Embassy and House of Parliament on Saturday
Three years on, Egyptian charities struggle to survive the trying economic impact of the January 25 Revolution
A few decisions taken by Egyptian authorities recently hold promise of improvement and also hardship,.....
Ahmed Galal tells Ahram Online that changing mindsets and ways of thinking, through institutional and.....
Ahram Online talks to three Cairenes of different generations about Eid traditions from their youth that.....
Hicham Mourad
Israel's ground offensive seeks to impose calm militarily. But Hamas, in declining Egypt's ceasefire initiative, wants to use the conflict as a bargaining chip, while gaining popularity over Fatah
Jacques de Maio
Aid groups like the ICRC are trying their best, but only politicians can halt the violence
Snehal Shingavi
Ordinary people throughout the world must press harder and harder for a movement for Boycott, Divest and Sanctions against Israel
Nibali becomes first Italian to win cycling's greatest race since Marco Pantani in 1998.
Former Inter Milan forward Eto'o is currently a target of many clubs after his release from Chelsea
Coach Carteron satisfied as the DR Congo team kept the lead of Group A in the CAF Champions League
Airport Customs foiled a smuggling attempt on 20 Islamic and modern era coins
A painted limestone relief that was stolen and illegally smuggled to Germany during the last century arrives back in Egypt
Eight Islamic decorations from a Cairo mosque and a sarcophagus lid were smuggled out of Egypt and ended up in Copenhaged and Paris
Ramadan TV series
Beyond taboos
Trailer: Eid Film
Blue Elephant
Trailer: Eid Film
Made in Egypt
From Fear to Hope
Song for Palestine
Videos: Songs
For Palestine
Sekina Hassan
Reciting Quran
Action Plan
Mohammed Assaf
Sings for Gaza
Vibe Studio
Rami Abadir
And electro music
Mango Konafa
This Ramadan
Overdoing the comparison between the July revolution and its leader and the June 'revolution' and El-Sisi confuses nostalgia with hope, says historian
A few decisions taken by Egyptian authorities recently hold promise of improvement and also hardship, how will they affect the life of the average – and not so average – citizen?
Speaking to the nation late Thursday, President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi stresses the importance of spreading balanced views of Islam, rather than extremism
Tens of thousands of Palestinians rallied in support of war-torn Gaza on Monday as they gathered to pray at Jerusalem's ...
A humanitarian truce is overdue but an end of the siege on Gaza is increasingly a humanitarian-must, says aid worker
A baby girl born early Sunday has officially pushed the population of the Philippines to 100 million, highlighting the ...
Slump attributed to investors who have already begun their holidays
Egypt saw on Saturday a record high in the tonnage of cargo passed through its vital Suez Canal waterway, Al-Ahram daily ...
France and Spain have eased their warnings against travel to the resort city of Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt’s tourism ...
Breaking social taboos almost seemed to be a priority for the creators of some Ramadan series this year
Palestinian-American Dania, 15, has a lot to say and sing about Palestine. Ahram Online talks to the young musician behind 'From Fear to Hope - A Song for Palestine'
On 25 and 26 July, the Cairo Opera Orchestra performs opera La Boheme in Ballybofey, Ireland

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