Beji Caid Essebsi, the head of Nidaa Tounes party, casts his vote at a polling station in Tunis, 26 October 2014.
Beji Caid Essebsi's wins Tunisia’s presidential election with 55.68% of vote (electoral commission), according  to  France24 TV. Essebsi took 39 per cent of votes in the first round ballot in... Monday, 22 December, 2014 - 16:42
Police stand guard during a re-election campaign event of Tunisia's President Moncef Marzouki in Sidi Bouzid December 17, 2014.
Tunisian police fired teargas on Monday in a southern city to disperse hundreds of youths who burned tyres and blocked streets to demonstrate against an official from the old guard who declared he had won Sunday's... Monday, 22 December, 2014 - 16:16
Voters line up to cast their ballot in People's Assembly elections, Cairo, November 28,2011. Parliamentary elections' first phase, which started Monday, includes 17.5 million voters.The poll took place at nine governorates: Cairo, Alexandria, Kafr al-Sheikh, Assiut, Port Said, Fayyoum, Luxor, Red Sea and Damietta.
The Tagamu Party, Ghad Party and Conference Party withdrew from the Egyptian Front, an alliance of political parties that will run in the 2014 parliamentary elections, after they failed to agree on candidate lists.... Monday, 22 December, 2014 - 16:11
Political activist Mahinour al-Masry
Alexandria’s Al-Raml Misdemeanor Court on Monday set 9 February for its verdict on activist Mahinour al-Masry and nine others over charges of rioting outside the district’s police station.   Prosecutors... Monday, 22 December, 2014 - 15:49
Beji Caid Essebsi, the head of Nidaa Tounes party, casts his vote at a polling station in Tunis, 26 October 2014.
Police stand guard during a re-election campaign event of Tunisia's President Moncef Marzouki in Sidi Bouzid December 17, 2014.
Voters line up to cast their ballot in People's Assembly elections, Cairo, November 28,2011. Parliamentary elections' first phase, which started Monday, includes 17.5 million voters.The poll took place at nine governorates: Cairo, Alexandria, Kafr al-Sheikh, Assiut, Port Said, Fayyoum, Luxor, Red Sea and Damietta.
Political activist Mahinour al-Masry

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The Israeli army has denied news over downing an Israeli drone in Quneitra province, southwest of Syria. Voice of Israel radio quoted on Monday spokesperson of the Israel Defense Forces as saying it was “unaware of any unmanned aircraft...

World

A Palestinian girl carries a child across rubble from a building that police said was destroyed by an Israeli air strike, in the Burij refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip, 1 August 2014.
Barely four months after a bloody conflict battered Gaza, experts warn that a new war could be in the offing if reconstruction is not accelerated and...
A customer uses a petrol nozzle to fill up his tank in a gas station in Nice August 27, 2012.
 
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© AFP/File / by Dave Clark | Demonstrators hold a mock waterboarding torture of a prisoner in Times Square, New York, on January 11, 2008
WikiLeaks on Sunday released two CIA documents that offered tips to help spies maintain their cover while using false documents as they crossed...

Economy

Egyptian shares ended sideways with the EGX30 index inching up 0.15percent  to reach 8,703.32 points . Meanwhile, the EGX70 and the EGX100 also closed up 0.46 percent and 0.56 percent respectively. "Sales of foreign institutions which...

Culture

The official poster of the film "The Interview"
Sony Pictures said on Friday it is looking for alternatives to release "The Interview" after it scrapped the Christmas Day theatrical...
© Getty/AFP/File | Madonna and Sony Pictures both were separately torpedoed by major hacks this month, in what the pop icon has called "crazy times"
 
 
 
Madonna and Sony Pictures both were separately torpedoed by major hacks this month, in what the pop icon called "crazy times." "Shit,...
© AFP/File | A general view of the atmosphere at the Los Angeles, California, premiere of "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" on December 9, 2014
 
 
 
Tolkien epic "The Hobbit" weaved its magic at the North American box office this weekend, signaling a farewell to the blockbuster fantasy...

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 A new analysis of previous studies ties too much sitting at the computer or lying around watching TV to a greater risk of depression. Based on...
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