Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borisov speaks in the parliament in Sofia 20 February 2013.
Six Bulgarians working with the UN's World Food Programme (WFP) were detained by Sudanese rebels after their helicopter made an emergency landing in Sudan's war-torn South Kordofan province, the Bulgarian... Wednesday, 28 January, 2015 - 17:54
Families of 27 Copts kidnapped in Libya protest outside United Nations office in Cairo
Facing grim economic prospects at home, desperate young Egyptians are seeking jobs in Libya - a country sliding into lawlessness where armed groups battle for control and dozens of their compatriots have been kidnapped... Wednesday, 28 January, 2015 - 17:45
The Health Ministry said on Wednesday that 15 people were injured in bombings on Tuesday in several governorates, with nine in an explosion in Mostorod, including seven from the security forces, one in Kafr al-Sheikh,... Wednesday, 28 January, 2015 - 17:14
© AFP/File | An Israeli armoured vehicle patrols along the Israeli-Lebanese border near the disputed Shebaa Farms
 
 
 
A UN spokesman has said a UN peacekeeper stationed in southern Lebanon was killed an Israeli shelling of Lebanese villages of Majidiyeh, Abbasiyeh and Kfar Chouba, close to Shebaa, Lebanese officials... Wednesday, 28 January, 2015 - 16:41
Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borisov speaks in the parliament in Sofia 20 February 2013.
Families of 27 Copts kidnapped in Libya protest outside United Nations office in Cairo
© AFP/File | An Israeli armoured vehicle patrols along the Israeli-Lebanese border near the disputed Shebaa Farms
 
 
 

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Kasr al-Nil Bridge
Overlooking the Cairo Tower, the Opera House and the Arab League building, 150-year-old Kasr al-Nil Bridge is guarded by four lions and has become a meeting place for people who come to it to breathe some fresh air in the summer heat.  ...

World

Hezbollah militants hold a rally in Baalbek, eastern Lebanon, on 12 November 2004.
 The Israeli military began searching on Wednesday for tunnels that Lebanese Hezbollah guerrillas may have dug, responding to concerns from...
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...

Economy

The Egyptian Consulate in Dubai and the Northern Emirates promoted the economic summit, scheduled to be held next March, by inviting 500 companies to participate in the summit, said the Egyptian Consul General in Dubai and the Northern Emirates...

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

On Dokki neighborhood streets, Amm Gaber, 45, roams among cars and traffic lights, holding a box, and shouts, "Freska! Freska! Oh, sweeter than...
A portrait of the Twitter logo in Ventura, California, 21 December 2013.
Twitter on Tuesday began rolling out new group chat and video features as it worked to ramp up use of the one-to-many messaging service. "...
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,...