Houthi rebels 
Yemeni fighters loyal to the Saudi-backed President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi clashed with Iranian-allied Houthi fighters on Sunday in downtown Aden, the absent leader's last major foothold in the country. Hadi... Sunday, 29 March, 2015 - 16:30
© AFP | Egyptian Brotherhood's supreme leader Mohamed Badie flashes the "Rabaa" sign -- remembering those killed in the crackdown on the Rabaa al-Adawiya protest camp during his 2014 trial in Cairo
 
 
 
Egyptian Prosecutor General Hisham Barakat ordered on Sunday the listing of several prominent Muslim Brotherhood leaders as "terrorists", including Supreme Guide Mohamed Badie. This decision... Sunday, 29 March, 2015 - 16:21
Arab League Secretary General Nabil al-Araby speaks at a news conference on the Syrian crisis, after the Arab foreign ministers meeting at the Arab League headquarters in Cairo 2 September 2013.
 Arab League Secretary General Nabil al-Araby said on Sunday that a call for a meeting of the chiefs of staff of the countries willing to partake in the joint military force will take place within a month. The... Sunday, 29 March, 2015 - 16:03
An Egyptian fighter jet ahead of taking off to carry out strikes against militant targets in Libya on February 16, 2015. Screenshot from video released by Egyptian armed forces
 


 
 

 
 Soldiers belonging to the Libyan military managed to free three Egyptian workers who were held by armed groups in the city of Benghazi, Egypt's state news agency reported on Sunday.   The agency cited... Sunday, 29 March, 2015 - 15:59

Houthi rebels 
© AFP | Egyptian Brotherhood's supreme leader Mohamed Badie flashes the "Rabaa" sign -- remembering those killed in the crackdown on the Rabaa al-Adawiya protest camp during his 2014 trial in Cairo
 
 
 
Arab League Secretary General Nabil al-Araby speaks at a news conference on the Syrian crisis, after the Arab foreign ministers meeting at the Arab League headquarters in Cairo 2 September 2013.
An Egyptian fighter jet ahead of taking off to carry out strikes against militant targets in Libya on February 16, 2015. Screenshot from video released by Egyptian armed forces
 


 
 

 

News

Actor Maged al-Kedwany
The Heliopolis Misdemeanor Court sentenced comedy star Maged al-Kedwany to two months in jail or a fine of LE1000 on Sunday for assaulting a worker at a fuel station.   Investigations had revealed that the actor slapped the worker in the...

World

More than 70 German women have made their way to ISIS-controlled areas of Syria and Iraq, according to the Federal Office for the Protection of the...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned on Sunday the framework Iranian nuclear agreement being sought by international negotiators,...
China's central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan warned on Sunday that the country needs to be vigilant for signs of deflation and said policymakers...

Economy

Central Bank Governor Hesham Ramez
 Egypt's central bank kept the pound steady at 7.53 pounds to the dollar at a foreign exchange auction on Sunday, and the domestic currency strengthened on the black market. The central bank has kept the official exchange rate steady for...

Culture

A father holds the body of his child as South Vietnamese Army Rangers look down from their armored vehicle. The child was killed as government forces pursued guerrillas into a village near the Cambodian border 
 Grubby satchels, helmets, rusty knives and chunky radios are strewn around Dinh Van Loc's front room, transforming his house in Vietnam...
Colored inscriptions on a newly discovered tomb in Luxor, Egypt
Fragments of ancient beer-brewing basins unearthed in Tel Aviv indicate that Egyptians more than 5,000 years ago had settled further north than...
The performers of the famous "Bollywood Love Story" show have been received at Cairo Airport, where they performed an improvised show in...

Life Style

 The middle class is at the heart of the campaign for Britain's May elections despite an economic recovery under David Cameron's coalition
Whether labelled "Worcester Woman" or "Aldi Mum", the struggling middle class is at the heart of the campaign for Britain's...
 An employee of the CEMOI chocolate factory in Abidjan empties bags of cocoa beans onto a metal grate for cleaning
Ivory Coast reigns as the world's top cocoa producer but it wants to sell more than the beans, turning them into the even more lucrative...
Fireworks on New Year's Eve celebration
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