An Egyptian court sentenced three Al Jazeera TV journalists to three years in prison on Saturday for operating without a press license and broadcasting material harmful to Egypt, a case that has triggered an... Saturday, 29 August, 2015 - 10:55
President Barack Obama reassured US Jewish groups on Friday that the US-Israel relationship is strong, despite differences over the nuclear deal with Iran, and called for more talks between the two governments on... Saturday, 29 August, 2015 - 10:20
Austria said on Friday 71 refugees including a baby girl were found dead in an abandoned freezer truck, while Libya recovered the bodies of 82 migrants washed ashore after their overcrowded boat sank on its way to... Friday, 28 August, 2015 - 18:47
 A film on the life of Prophet Mohammad is expected to break box office records in Shi'ite Muslim Iran after its release on Thursday, but some Sunni Muslim clerics in the Arab world are already demanding that... Friday, 28 August, 2015 - 15:56

Egypt

Jordanian labour office
Egypt's Manpower Minister Nahed Ashri on Friday said she received a letter from her Jordanian counterpart Nidal Qatamin...
The operations room of the Egyptian Cabinet is following up developments regarding an oil spill that occurred from an...
An Egyptian court is set to rule Saturday in the retrial of three journalists with Al-Jazeera television's English-...

Middle East/North Africa

 Distraught over missing relatives en route from Syria to western Europe, two young men waited anxiously on Friday for...
Kurdish Peshmerga fighters
Western-backed Kurdish fighters freed seven villages from the clasps of the Islamic State group in northern Iraq in recent...
Libya has two rival parliaments and governments and has been torn apart since the ousting of Qaddafi in 2011   The...

World

Supporters of pro-democracy group 'Bersih' (Clean) gather as they prepare to march to Dataran Mederka in Malaysia's capital city of Kuala Lumpur August 29, 2015.
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Thousands of protesters gathered in Kuala Lumpur on Saturday for a rally to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Najib...
Printer James Bradley looks at a copy of the final edition of the News of the World as the presses print the newspaper at the News International print works in Waltham Cross, southern England July 9, 2011.
 
Prosecutors said on Friday they had received a file of evidence relating to the police investigation of phone-hacking at...
Belongings of dead migrants, which were recovered by the Libyan coast guard, are seen after their boat sank off the coastal town of Zuwara, west of Tripoli, August 27, 2015.
Austria said on Friday 71 refugees, including a baby girl, were found dead in an abandoned freezer truck, while Libya...

Business

Pipes are seen at Dominion's Cove Point liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant on Maryland's Chesapeake Bay in this picture taken February 5, 2014. Dominion D.N, an American energy company long focused on U.S. markets, hopes to begin an expansion worth billions of dollars at its Cove Point complex on Chesapeake Bay later this year. REUTERS/Tim Gardner
 


 
 

 
Asian liquefied natural gas (LNG) prices for October delivery fell this week as new cargoes offered by Indonesia and...
cairo stock 
Egypt's stock market has witnessed loses of LE6.4 billion (US$818 million) this week, as all indexes dropped, Egyptian...
dollar vs Egyptian pound
Egypt's central bank kept the pound steady at 7.73 per dollar at a foreign exchange auction on Thursday, and the...

Science

colorful potatoes
Baked purple potatoes contain compounds that might destroy colon cancer stem cells and limit the spread of cancer, according...
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Facebook boasted of a new benchmark Thursday in its seemingly inexorable march to Internet ubiquity: a billion people used...
Fiber foods
American researchers have shed light on the divide between the desire to go on a diet to lose weight and the follow through...

Arts

David Lagercrantz signs his book at a release event for the fourth book in the Millennium series of crime novels in a Stockholm bookshop today. The tattooed young hacker Lisbeth Salander is back in the sequel to Stieg Larsson's ‘Millennium 
The eagerly-awaited sequel to Stieg Larsson's best-selling Millennium crime trilogy hit store shelves in 25 countries on...
Cast member Vin Diesel poses for media during a promotional event for ''Fast & Furious 7'' in Beijing, March 26, 2015.
A Fast & Furious-themed ride will be racing over to Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida in 2017.   After debuting...
Kermit the Frog is back with the gang in a reboot of" the Muppets"
It's that time of the year again.   New fall shows are coming, and there will be familiar faces and plot lines that...

Living

Pyramids of Giza
Every year, around 25 global sites deemed to have "outstanding universal value" are added to UNESCO's World...
The CNN Travel staff has put in some hard miles. Collectively, we've touched down on every continent on earth and we...
A group of young people performing stretching exercises after sunset.  
Don't have the time or money to join a gym? That's okay, because exercising outdoors is the new big thing. Fitness...