Palestinian worshipers pray outside the Dome of the Rock at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem during the first Friday prayers of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan on 12 July 2013.
Guards of Al Aqsa mosque on Tuesday arrested a Jewish settler while trying to raise the Israeli flag on Aqsa mosque near the Dome of the Rock. Sources in Al Quds City said the settler stormed Al Aqsa compound... Tuesday, 4 August, 2015 - 13:27
Imam of Mohamed Ali Mosque leads Eid al-Fitr prayer, Cairo, 19 August 2012.
A unified Friday prayer sermon dictated by the Endowments Ministry will compare the opening of the New Suez Canal, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's most celebrated undertaking, to the Muslim conquests during the era... Tuesday, 4 August, 2015 - 12:42
Former Grand Mufti Ali Gomaa during an interview with CBC satellite channel
Egypt's former Mufti has said that obeying rulers is part and parcel of the commitment to the teachings of Islam's Prophet Mohamed.   "Whomever obeys President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi obeys the Prophet... Tuesday, 4 August, 2015 - 12:08
 The 20-year-old law student says he has had enough of fruitless protests in support of Egypt's deposed Islamist president, two years of a losing struggle with police. Now he wants to join the extremists of the... Tuesday, 4 August, 2015 - 11:57
Palestinian worshipers pray outside the Dome of the Rock at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem during the first Friday prayers of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan on 12 July 2013.
Imam of Mohamed Ali Mosque leads Eid al-Fitr prayer, Cairo, 19 August 2012.
Former Grand Mufti Ali Gomaa during an interview with CBC satellite channel

Egypt

Cairo security services have said they had apprehended three for smuggling rocket manufacturing materials to extremist...
World Egyptian diver Walaa Hafez
 

 

 
World Egyptian diver Walaa Hafez has completed preparations to carry out the first diving mission in the New Suez Canal....
A Jordanian soldier looks on as a rainbow is seen the background, before the arrival of Syrian refugees who are fleeing the violence in their country, near the town of Ruwaished, 240 km (149 miles) east of Amman 5 December 2013.
Supervisor of the Consular Section at the Egyptian embassy in Jordan chancellor Sherif Mokhtar on Monday said the embassy...

Middle East/North Africa

Gazans keep searching for missing relatives after war
More than one year after Israel pulverized the besieged Gaza Strip, the pain is not over for the Omran family who are ...
Britain will extend its air campaign in Iraq against Islamic State militants by a year, Defense Secretary Michael Fallon...
Fighters loyal to Yemen's exiled president Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, bolstered by Gulf Arab support, seized the country...

World

Puerto Rico has defaulted on debt by paying only a fraction of what was due August 1, showing the depth of the island's...
The Obama administration unveiled a major climate change plan on Sunday aimed at a large reduction in greenhouse gas...
When Manuel Garcia opens his house door near Peru's capital, his neighbors rest in a macabre tableau of tombs and wall...

Business

© Getty/AFP/File | US benchmark West Texas Intermediate for January delivery sank $1.16 in afternoon trade to $54.77
 
 
 
The price of Brent crude oil fell below $50 per barrel late on Monday, on weak Chinese economic data, slower global...
 Egyptian property developer Emaar Misr said on Tuesday its first-half net profit jumped 283 percent to LE522 million...
Natural gas field in the Mediterranean
Egypt has awarded five oil and gas concessions that are expected to bring in minimum total investments of about $100 million...

Science

 by Cecile de Comarmond | A piece by late Nigerian sculptor Ben Enwonwu is displayed during an exhibition of African art by Bonhams in Lagos on April 22, 2015
 
 
 
Heart attacks seem to have a bigger effect on life expectancy for women and African Americans than for white men, a new...
A man walks at the Samsung Electronics' headquarters in Seoul January 7, 2015.
 
Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Monday it will create a 100 billion won ($85.8 million) fund to compensate...
Up to 70 rotting crocodile heads have been found in an old freezer dumped at a remote Australian town, police said Tuesday,...

Arts

An Egyptian old man reading a newspaper in Al-Hussein neighborhood while Eiffel Tower standing glaouriously in the background.
An online campaign entitled ‘What If’ has recently been launched by Egyptian graphic designer Amr Eid in an...
One Direction band
Best-selling boy band One Direction released a surprise first single as a foursome on Friday, two days after former member...
YouTube beauty hit Nikkie Tutorials caused an online sensation with her video "The Power of MAKEUP!" - 2015 INSTAGRAM
FROM perfect surf to rolling vineyards and some of the hottest nightspots in the US, California has it all. If you're...

Living

Junk food
Preschoolers who are extremely picky eaters may also be more prone to mental health problems, a study suggests.  ...
Lemurs are feed by a caretaker at Antananarivo's Tsimbazaza Zoo Madagascar, in this December 5, 2006 file photo.
 
Perched on the muddy bank of a river meandering through rolling green hills, the Lemurs' Park near Madagascar's...
The abandoned baby was taken to hospital in the capital but did not appear to have any physical disabilities, according to a report in the Beijing Times
 
 
 
A newborn baby girl was abandoned in a Beijing public toilet and fell head-first down the pipe, reports said Monday, after...