AFP / by Kamal Taha | A majority of members of Jordan's parliament have voted to scrap a deal to buy gas from Israel
The discovery of vast deposits of natural gas off Egypt has muddied the waters for Israel's own gas industry, though Israel's head start in developing fields means markets' negative reaction may be overdone... Wednesday, 2 September, 2015 - 09:06
An Arabtec logo is seen on buildings under construction in the Marina area of Dubai in this picture taken November 28, 2009. REUTERS/Steve Crisp
 


 
 

 
United Arab Emirates-based builder Arabtec on Wednesday denied a media report that it would only develop the first phase of a project in Egypt to build one million homes. The company announced more than a year ago that... Wednesday, 2 September, 2015 - 08:59
Natural gas field in the Mediterranean
The discovery of a huge gas field off Egypt’s coast promises to ease a long-running fuel crisis and boost the economy after years of unrest, but it will take years to develop and won’t bring Gulf-style... Wednesday, 2 September, 2015 - 08:35
A visit by the National Council for Human Rights to al-Aqrab Prison to check on services provided to inmates
"There is no systematic torture in Egyptian prisons,” said the head of Egypt’s National Council for Human Rights (NCHR), Mohamed Fayeq, following a recent visit by council members to al-Aqrab Prison,... Tuesday, 1 September, 2015 - 16:51
AFP / by Kamal Taha | A majority of members of Jordan's parliament have voted to scrap a deal to buy gas from Israel
An Arabtec logo is seen on buildings under construction in the Marina area of Dubai in this picture taken November 28, 2009. REUTERS/Steve Crisp
 


 
 

 
Natural gas field in the Mediterranean
A visit by the National Council for Human Rights to al-Aqrab Prison to check on services provided to inmates

Egypt

Ministry of Finance issues commeorative pounds for the New Suez Canal
The Finance Ministry has said that the New Suez Canal commemorative coins it issued early last week were well received and...
Journalists marking the 2013 death of colleague Tamer Abdel Rauf at a security checkpoint in Beheira
The Administrative Court decreed on Monday that the Journalists' Syndicate is to give its unemployed members...
Mohamed Gad, who launched a campaign in Aswan to boycott meat, called for a presidential decree to ban cattle slaughter for...

Middle East/North Africa

 Lebanese police fire water canon at protestors on Saturday August 22
Lebanese police ejected protesters who occupied part of the environment ministry Tuesday to press the minister to resign,...
© Khamenei.ir/AFP/File | Ayatollah Mohammad Yazdi (right) says Iran's nuclear agreement with world powers should not "change our foreign policy" of opposition to the United States
 
 
 
The United States remains Iran's "number one enemy" despite a recent nuclear deal with world powers, the chief...
The UN's special envoy for Libya will on Tuesday meet with representatives of the country's rival parliament based...

World

Migrants face Hungarian police in the main Eastern Railway station in Budapest, Hungary, September 1, 2015.
 
Hundreds of angry migrants demonstrated outside Budapest's shuttered Eastern Railway Terminus on Tuesday, demanding that...
Militants from Somalia's Al-Qaeda-affiliated Shebab group rammed a suicide car bomb into an African Union army base...
Police hunting for the perpetrators of Thailand's deadliest bombing have arrested a second foreign suspect, Prime...

Business

International Monetary Fund Managing Director Lagarde gestures as she speaks about the global economy at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies in Washington
Recent volatility in global financial markets shows how rapidly risks can spill over from one economy to the next, the...
A man looks at electronic boards displaying various Asian countries' stock price indexes outside a brokerage in Tokyo, September 1, 2015.
REUTERS/TORU HANAI
Asian shares fell for a third straight day on Wednesday as weak manufacturing reports from China, the United States and...
cairo stock 
Egypt's market closed in the red zone on Tuesday, as the world markets extend losses and China falters again, according...

Science

When it comes to coping with climate change in the Arctic region, which is warming at three times the global average, some...
Elder women dealing with menopause
Many women with severe menopausal symptoms are not being treated for them even though safe, effective remedies are available...
Junk food
Regulating fast food kids' meals that include toys may end up making the meals healthier, according to a new study....

Arts

The last first-class luncheon menu from the ill-fated luxury cruise liner, the Titanic, dated August 14, 1912, is seen in this undated handout image courtesy of Lion Heart Autographs.
 
More than a century after first-class passengers aboard the ill-fated Titanic ate grilled mutton chops and custard pudding...
Prominent actress Ghada Adel arrived in Hurgada on Monday to film the last scenes of her upcoming movie "Ahwak" (...
Hollywood actor Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp tops the cast of stars headed to Venice this week for what is shaping up as something of a watershed edition of...

Living

London's carnival
London's Notting Hill Carnival kicked off with a riot of color despite grey skies on Sunday, in a celebration of...
Moraine Lake in Banff National Park, in Alberta, Canada. 
For the childless traveller, the empty nester, or the lucky families with built-in babysitter grandparents, take advantage...
Imam of Mohamed Ali Mosque leads Eid al-Fitr prayer, Cairo, 19 August 2012.
An Egyptian muezzin has been suspended by the authorities after being accused of intoning "Prayer is better than...