Egyptian security forces have detained nearly 10,000 suspected militants, rioters and others wanted in violent attacks over the past 12 months in a crackdown a senior interior ministry official said Saturday targets... Sunday, 21 December, 2014 - 08:44
Tunisia's President Moncef Marzouki (C) greets supporters during a re-election campaign in Tunis December 19, 2014.
 
Tunisians vote on Sunday in a presidential run-off election that completes the country's last steps to full democracy nearly fours years after the uprising that toppled autocrat Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali. With a new... Sunday, 21 December, 2014 - 08:18
Egypt's public prosecutor charged the captain and first officer of a Kuwaiti container ship with manslaughter in connection with a collision in the Red Sea this month that killed 25 Egyptian fishermen, state news... Sunday, 21 December, 2014 - 08:06
AFP/File | A Palestinian protester waves a national flag near the West Bank village of Wadi Fukin, on September 5, 2014
Egypt said on Saturday it supports a draft resolution submitted by the Palestinians to the UN Security Council setting out terms for a final peace deal with Israel. The Palestinians on Wednesday presented the resolution... Saturday, 20 December, 2014 - 22:16
Tunisia's President Moncef Marzouki (C) greets supporters during a re-election campaign in Tunis December 19, 2014.
 
AFP/File | A Palestinian protester waves a national flag near the West Bank village of Wadi Fukin, on September 5, 2014

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An Apache helicopter flies over Tahrir Square during a protest to support the army, in Cairo, 26 July 2013.
 Egypt received 10 Apache helicopters from the United States in the past week, security sources said on Saturday, a sign of easing tensions between the long-time allies confronting Islamist extremism across the region. The United States...

World

© Getty/AFP/File | US benchmark West Texas Intermediate for January delivery sank $1.16 in afternoon trade to $54.77
 
 
 
A strong rebound by Gulf stock markets looks set to slow on Sunday as the outlook for oil prices remains cloudy, but the panic which engulfed stocks...
1 OF 8. The flags of the United States and Cuba are seen flying in the Little Havana neighborhood of Miami, Florida January 26, 2012.
President Raul Castro demanded on Saturday that the United States respect Cuba's communist rule as the two countries work to restore diplomatic...
Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir addresses the general conference of the ruling National Congress Party in Khartoum October 23, 2014.
Nationwide elections slated for April 2 will now be held on April 13, the head of Sudan's elections committee said on Saturday, in a move seen as...

Economy

Egypt's state grain buyer, the General Authority for Supply Commodities (GASC), said on Saturday it had bought 300,000 tonnes of wheat from France and Russia in a tender for shipment on Jan. 21-31. Egypt, the world's biggest importer of...

Culture

Actor Mahmoud Hemeida
  Actor Mahmoud Hemeida said he is currently working on rehearsals for his new movie called ‘Men Dahr Ragel’ saying the scenes he...
Recovered paintings are pictured during a news conference at FBI Headquarters in Los Angeles, California December 19, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
An overseas tip investigators received six years after one of the biggest art heists in Los Angeles led to the return of nine stolen paintings,...
Six European, two Latin American and one African film have made the shortlist for the foreign language Oscar, announced in Los Angeles Friday. Films...

Life Style

AFP | Rolene Strauss, the newly crowned Miss World 2014, gives a speech upon her arrival at OR Tambo Airport in Johannesburg on December 20, 2014
South Africa on Saturday welcomed home Miss World winner Rolene Strauss with wild cheers and ululation. Hundreds turned up at O.R. Tambo...
© AFP/File | Close-up shows a strain of listeria bacteria in the laboratory of departmental analysis of the Channel in St Lo, western France on May 10, 2000
 
 
 
A listeria outbreak believed to originate from commercially packaged caramel apples has killed at least four people in the United States and sickened...
The elderly practicing rowing
You see a small boat from Al-Galaa Bridge. At first glance, they appear to be strong young men rowing, but if you look closer, you will see wrinkled...