Saudi-led strikes in Yemen are designed to maintain the regional status quo of Gulf monarchies, rather than the declared goal of defending the legitimacy of President Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi, according to a report by... Tuesday, 31 March, 2015 - 11:19
The United States supports Arab plans to create a unified military force to counter growing security threats in the Middle East, and the Pentagon will cooperate with it where US and Arab interests coincide, Defense... Tuesday, 31 March, 2015 - 08:22
A delegation from the National Council for Human Rights visited a prison on Wednesday, recommending that an urgent investigation is conducted into incidents reported by prisoners, the council said. The council members... Monday, 30 March, 2015 - 20:37

Yemen's Houthi rebels made broad gains in the country's south and east on Friday 
An air strike killed at least 40 people at a camp for displaced people in north Yemen on Monday, humanitarian workers said, in an attack which apparently targeted nearby Houthi fighters who are battling President Abd-... Monday, 30 March, 2015 - 19:45

Yemen's Houthi rebels made broad gains in the country's south and east on Friday 

News

Facebook page showing Antiquities Minister Mamdouh al-Damaty inspecting two discovery of two granite statues of Sekhmet, Luxor, 22 February, 2015
Antiquities Minister Mamdouh al-Damaty has said that the ministry is being funded by its resources and that it does not get any funding from the state budget.   He indicated that the ministry's debt has reached LE3.7 billion.   During...

World

The German pilot suspected of deliberately crashing a plane in the French Alps last week was treated for suicidal tendencies years ago before he...
Nigerian opposition contender Muhammadu Buhari built a lead of over 2.5 million votes with only six states uncounted on Monday, raising the prospect...
Iran and six world powers ramped up the pace of negotiations on Tuesday ahead of a deadline for a preliminary nuclear deal that was less than 24...

Economy

The Cigarette Trade Association in Cairo and Giza has said that the state treasury will get LE31 billion instead of LE22.5 billion in taxes this fiscal year due to the new taxes imposed on sales, while factories will reduce production.   In a...

Culture

Actress Abeer Sabry
Scenarist Ahmed Atef has announced that the shooting of his new series "Neswan Qadera" (Capable Women) will start within a few days. This...
Hollywood actor Paul Walker poses for photographers during a news conference for Fast and Furious 4
When his lead actor died suddenly, James Wan knew there was not another director who could give him advice on how to finish the film.  Wan was...
Diego Barkan, director of the excavation for the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA), shows fragments of ancient basins unearthed at an archaeological dig in a future construction site in Tel Aviv March 29, 2015. 
 
Fragments of ancient beer-brewing basins unearthed in Tel Aviv indicate that Egyptians more than 5,000 years ago had settled farther north than...

Life Style

Sleeping
Getting too little sleep is linked to poor health, but short naps might partly offset that effect, a small study suggests. Sleep deprivation can have...
The Apple logo is pictured on the front of the company's flagship retail store near signs for the central subway project in San Francisco, California 23 January 2013. 
Nine months after Apple and IBM began working together on building mobile apps for businesses, some of the first fruits are about to appear at UK...
COMBINATION PHOTO - In this two photo combination picture, the Eiffel Tower with its usual lighting at left, and after the lighting was switched off at right, at the occasion of the Earth Hour, in Paris, France. This Saturday, 28 March 8:30 p.m. local time, individuals, businesses, cities and landmarks around the world are switching off their lights for one hour to focus attention on climate change.
The Eiffel Tower went dark briefly to mark Earth Hour, the campaign to raise awareness about climate change. The five-minute dark-out on Saturday...