© AFP/File | An Israeli armoured vehicle patrols along the Israeli-Lebanese border near the disputed Shebaa Farms
 
 
 
Israel has responded to an anti-tank missle attack from the Lebanese militia Hezbollah by firing some 35 shells into Lebanese villages of Majidiyeh, Abbasiyeh and Kfar Chouba, close to Shebaa, Lebanese... Wednesday, 28 January, 2015 - 15:28
IS bomb
The terrorist organization calling itself the Islamic State has detonated the front part of the ancient Nineveh wall, which dates back to the Assyrian civilization of several thousand years ago.   Sources said IS... Wednesday, 28 January, 2015 - 15:16
Police arrests female students loyal to former president Mohamed Morsy during a protest at al-Azhar University
US-based human rights organization Freedom House says that as part of a decline in global freedoms in 2014, Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has contributed to reversing what it described as “... Wednesday, 28 January, 2015 - 14:54
Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borisov speaks in the parliament in Sofia 20 February 2013.
Sudanese rebels have taken captive six Bulgarians working with the UN's World Food Programme after their helicopter was forced to land in Sudan's war-torn South Kordofan province, the Bulgarian foreign ministry... Wednesday, 28 January, 2015 - 14:54
© AFP/File | An Israeli armoured vehicle patrols along the Israeli-Lebanese border near the disputed Shebaa Farms
 
 
 
IS bomb
Police arrests female students loyal to former president Mohamed Morsy during a protest at al-Azhar University
Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borisov speaks in the parliament in Sofia 20 February 2013.

News

AFP/File | Fajr Libya fighters guard a position their group took from a rival militia south of Wershfana, west of Tripoli, on October 13, 2014
Foreign Minister Sameh Shokry said Egypt did not attend the morning session of the Libya Contact Group meeting in Addis Ababa on Wednesday because the African Union Commission did not consult the member states although it only acts as a facilitator...

World

Medics transport a woman, who according to locals was injured by recent shelling, at a hospital in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, January 26, 2015.
 
US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said on Wednesday that Washington was ready to increase sanctions on Russia over its actions in war-torn Ukraine. Lew...
© AFP/File | Demonstrators holds placards and banners reading "I am Nigerian" (L) and "Stop Boko Haram" in Paris on January 18, 2015 to protest against Boko Haram islamists
 
 
 
Nigeria must accept it cannot defeat Boko Haram fighters alone and work with regional armies in a new multinational force, the United Nations envoy...
1 OF 14. Head of radical leftist Syriza party Tsipras speaks after winning elections in Athens, January 25, 2015.
 
The Greek stock market slid 6.4 percent on Wednesday after the new anti-austerity government of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras met for the first time...

Economy

Egypt's market main index declined  0.83 percent  on Wednesday's session recording 9,863.73 points and a turnover of LE827 million, the Egyptian Exchange data showed. Meanwhile, the broader EGX70 index and  the EGX100...

Culture

Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb has opened the 46th session of Cairo International Book Fair.   The opening was attended by Culture Minister Gaber...
Odeon Cinema will screen a special showing next Sunday evening of the documentary film “The Mulberry House” (Bayt al-Toot) at al-...
Islamic Preacher Amr Khaled
Islamic preacher Amr Khaled said that the hero of his new novel called “Rafy Barakat” does not depict himself, adding that the novel is...

Life Style

A man sells avocados outside a food market in Havana September 1, 2010.
  Eating a heart-healthy diet that includes avocados may lower so-called bad cholesterol among otherwise healthy overweight and obese people,...
A cat drinks from a walkway in a flooded neighborhood in central Bangkok, 23 October 2011. 
All the cats of downtown know Ragaa Abdel Qadir. She loves them. She has been living among them for more than 25 years and considers them as her...
Women in poor countries lose out on $9 trillion a year - more than the combined gross domestic products of Britain, France and Germany...