The flag of the Islamist Justice and Development Party (PJD)
 

 

 
 A political party formed by a close associate of Morocco's king secured most seats in local elections on Friday, closely followed by the ruling Islamist party which also won in major cities, according to... Saturday, 5 September, 2015 - 11:01
Russia's Gazprom
Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said Gazprom company will provide Egypt with one million tons of liquefied natural gas annually for five years.   In August, Gazprom signed a deal with the Egyptian Natural... Saturday, 5 September, 2015 - 10:16
The Foreign Ministry said on Friday it was following up reports on the drowning of a number of Egyptian fishermen off the Libyan coasts.   In a statement, the ministry said the Egyptian ambassador to Libya, now in... Friday, 4 September, 2015 - 23:45
AFP/File | The UAE says "several" of its soldiers have been killed fighting alongside a Saudi-led coalition battling Shiite rebels in Yemen
At least 50 soldiers from the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain were killed in Yemen on Friday in the deadliest attack on Gulf Arab troops in the Saudi-led military campaign against Houthi forces, Gulf news agencies said... Friday, 4 September, 2015 - 23:42
The flag of the Islamist Justice and Development Party (PJD)
 

 

 
Russia's Gazprom
AFP/File | The UAE says "several" of its soldiers have been killed fighting alongside a Saudi-led coalition battling Shiite rebels in Yemen

Egypt

US President Barack Obama spoke to his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi 
Egypt and the US discussed on Thursday means of fostering cooperation and exchanging expertise in several...
Cairo subway 
The Egyptian population increased by 2.2 million citizens by January 2015, the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and...
Belly dancers Shakira and Bardis in white prison abayas during trial over debauchery charges
An Egyptian court has sentenced two women to six months in prison with labor for "inciting debauchery" in racy...

Middle East/North Africa


Supporters of the Free Patriotic Movement (FPM) carry flags during a protest in Beirut, Lebanon, September 4, 2015.
REUTERS/AZIZ TAHER

 
Thousands of protesters rallied in Beirut on Friday to support Christian faction leader Michel Aoun's call for Lebanon...
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
Saudi Arabia is satisfied with assurances from U.S. President Barack Obama about theIran nuclear deal and believes the...
 Saudi-led coalition warplanes struck government buildings controlled by Houthi fighters in the Yemeni capital Sanaa...

World

Migrants rest outside the main Eastern Railway station in Budapest, Hungary, September 2, 2015.
REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo
The tragic picture of a drowned Syrian toddler spurred the province of Ontario Friday to request 5,000 Syrians be...
Migrants walk along a platform after disembarking from a train at a railway station in Vienna, Austria September 5, 2015.
REUTERS/DOMINIC EBENBICHLER
Thousands of exhausted migrants streamed into Austria on Saturday, bussed to the border by a Hungarian government that gave...
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.
Europe is struggling with a surge of refugees and immigrants that has resulted in countless deaths, including that of a 3-...

Business

Egypt and Indonesia's trade exchange from January to May has increased 15 percent compared to the same period of the...
A ship passes a petro-industrial complex in Kawasaki near Tokyo December 18, 2014.
 
Asian liquefied natural gas (LNG) prices sank this week as fresh supply emerged from traditional Chinese buyers looking to...
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
 


 
 

 
Ten liquefied natural gas (LNG) trading firms have been invited by state-run Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Co (EGAS) to join...

Science

One of the giant panda cubs born on at the Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington, DC is being examines by veterinarians in this image taken on August 22, 2015.
 
The National Zoo's new giant panda cub is healthy and putting on weight fast, the zoo said on Friday, with a video...
Sleep 2
People who do not get enough sleep are four times more likely than their well-rested counterparts to catch a cold, US...
A man walks at the Samsung Electronics' headquarters in Seoul January 7, 2015.
 
Imagine the alarm clock ringing on a typical Monday morning, except this time the curtains draw themselves back, the...

Arts

A general view shows the 18th-century Canal House mansion, which is considered by UNESCO as an architectural masterpiece for its fusion of baroque and neoclassical architecture, in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, August 3, 2015.
 
With cobblestone streets and no traffic lights, San Miguel de Allende has the look of a sleepy Mexican town.   But...
actor Johnny Depp
Actor Johnny Depp will reportedly appear as the face of Dior’s Sauvage, a new version of the Eau Sauvage men’s...
Culture Minister Abdel Wahed al-Nabawy
 Egypt is looking into establishing a holding company for cinematic productions, Culture Minister Abdel Wahed al-...

Living

First-class airline seats
Think you can't afford a spin in a private jet -- jacuzzi included -- or a night at a lavish, five-star hotel? Think...
Omega-3-rich fish for better energy
Checking in at the airport can be a a dispiriting experience, especially when you factor in delays and long lines to get...
Venice, Rome
The well-travelled, well-heeled readers of CN Traveller UK have spoken, voting Italy, Paris, British Airways and...