A portrait of the Twitter logo in Ventura, California, 21 December 2013.
Twitter Inc has shut down more than 125,000 terrorism-related accounts since the middle of 2015, most of them linked to the Islamic State group, the company said in a blog post on Friday. Twitter has said it only takes... Saturday, 6 February, 2016 - 15:39
Italian student Gulio Regeni who was found dead after being missing since January 25, 2016.
Egypt's justice ministry began Saturday technical examination of samples taken from Italian student Giulio Regeni's body, an aide to the justice minister said. Aide to Egypt's justice minister for forensic... Saturday, 6 February, 2016 - 15:19
Police forces break up Rabaa al-Adaweya sit-in on 14 August 2013
Cairo Criminal Court postponed Saturday the trial of 739 defendants, including the Muslim Brotherhood's Supreme Guide, to March 26 in a case dubbed as "Rabaa al-Adaweya dispersal." The trial was... Saturday, 6 February, 2016 - 15:10
Iran's Revolutionary Guards commander Mohammad Ali Jafari looks on while attending Friday prayers in Tehran 10 February 2012.
The head of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard said on Saturday Saudi Arabia lacked the courage to go through with a plan to send ground troops to Syria, and warned they would be wiped out if they went in. Mohammad... Saturday, 6 February, 2016 - 12:01
A portrait of the Twitter logo in Ventura, California, 21 December 2013.
Italian student Gulio Regeni who was found dead after being missing since January 25, 2016.
Police forces break up Rabaa al-Adaweya sit-in on 14 August 2013
Iran's Revolutionary Guards commander Mohammad Ali Jafari looks on while attending Friday prayers in Tehran 10 February 2012.

Egypt

CAIRO, Feb 5 (Aswat Masriya) – Egypt’s stock market main index EGX 30 hiked by 3.6 per cent  over the past...
Italian student Gulio Regeni who was found dead after being missing since January 25, 2016.
CAIRO (AP) — The body of an Italian graduate student who disappeared last month has been found with multiple stab...
The occupancy rates in Luxor hotels rose to 64 percent, Luxor tourism police announced Thursday.   The increase comes...

Middle East/North Africa

Al Qaeda's branch in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) mourned the killing of a senior commander in southern Yemen, a...
U.S. President Barack Obama (R) meets with Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington September 4, 2015.
REUTERS/GARY CAMERON
Riyadh (AFP) - Saudi Arabia is ready to join any ground operation the US-led coalition against the Islamic State group in...
A Palestinian man holding a Palestinian national flag argues with an Israeli policewoman, during a protest against the Israeli offensive in Gaza, in the West Bank city of Hebron, 22 August 2014.
Jerusalem (AFP) - Israel said Thursday it has laid charges against a policeman accused of sending details to extremists of a...

World

Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb has claimed responsibility for Friday's deadly attack on a U.N. police base in the...
Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu answers a question during an interview with Reuters in Ankara, Turkey, August 24, 2015.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Saturday his country would keep its "open border policy" for...
Syria will see any incursion on its territory as an act of aggression, Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem said on Saturday,...

Business

Cairo's main index jumped 2.3 percent to 6,202 points as foreign buyers returned. Foreign investors, who had mostly been...
Yields on Egypt's six-month and one-year treasury bills rose at an auction on Thursday, data from the central bank...
Egypt blocked the entry of a French wheat shipment on Thursday due to a violation of both the Egyptian and the Codex...

Science

A woman holds the hand of her mother who is dying from cancer during her final hours at a palliative care hospital in Winnipeg, 24 July 2010.
 Differences among alcoholics in who gets severe liver damage and who doesn’t might be partly due to differences...
No-smoking sign
People living in countries with public smoking bans have lower exposure to secondhand smoke and better health, according to...
Although worker protections are supposed to prevent it, a new U.S. study of nursing home workers finds that within six...

Arts

Singer Miley Cyrus arrives at the 2015 Elton John AIDS Foundation Oscar Party in West Hollywood, California February 22, 2015
Break out those foam fingers, Carson Daly.   Miley Cyrus has joined "The Voice" for the NBC reality...
Coldplay
British rock band Coldplay may have won several Grammy awards for its music, but it has yet to convince Twitter users that...
A visitor poses with a character from the Star Wars film series during a press preview for the exhibit 'Star Wars Identities' at the MAK museum in Vienna, Austria, December 17, 2015.
 
Global ticket sales for blockbuster movie "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" are expected to reach $2 billion on...

Living

CNN's Nima Elbagir speaks to a Kenyan family about why they choose to continue to brutal practice of female genital mutilation.
They covered her face and laid her down.   What happened next, Agnes wishes no girl would ever experience.  ...
Movers prepare to hang Leonardo da Vinci's "Early Mona Lisa" painting ahead of its exhibition at The Arts House in Singapore in this file picture taken December 12, 2014. 
It's hard to believe the National Gallery Singapore is just a few months old.   Since flinging open its doors in...
At the height of operations, the fully automated service was carrying four million letters each day.
The mysterious world of subterranean London looks set to give up one of its secrets next year as a previously hidden...