AFP | A Tunisian soldier stands guard as election commission workers unload ballot boxes from a military truck at a polling station in the city of Beja on November 22, 2014, on the eve of the presidential election
Tunisians vote Sunday in their first presidential election since the 2011 revolution that sparked the Arab Spring, a ballot set to round off an often fraught transition to democracy. Among the 27 candidates, the hot... Sunday, 23 November, 2014 - 09:47
AFP/File | Egyptian security forces and rescue workers carry an injured person on a stretcher after a small bomb exploded in a metro train on November 13, 2014 in Cairo
A bomb went off near a train station in southern Egypt Saturday night, as police found three other explosive devices planted on railway tracks in the region, the government said. A charred body was found near the... Sunday, 23 November, 2014 - 09:38
Egyptian activist Ahmed Douma stands behind bars during his trial at the New Cairo court, on the outskirts of Cairo 3 June 2013.
Egypt's lawyers union has criticized an Egyptian judge for "disparaging" and "terrorizing" the defense team of a prominent activist on trial over a 2011 protest. Judge Mohammed Shehata gained... Saturday, 22 November, 2014 - 18:27
Investment Minister Ashraf Salman
Egypt hopes to attract investment of $10-$12 billion in 20 projects, including in energy, transport and water, at a major conference in mid-March, the minister for international cooperation said on Saturday. The... Saturday, 22 November, 2014 - 17:34
AFP | A Tunisian soldier stands guard as election commission workers unload ballot boxes from a military truck at a polling station in the city of Beja on November 22, 2014, on the eve of the presidential election
AFP/File | Egyptian security forces and rescue workers carry an injured person on a stretcher after a small bomb exploded in a metro train on November 13, 2014 in Cairo
Egyptian activist Ahmed Douma stands behind bars during his trial at the New Cairo court, on the outskirts of Cairo 3 June 2013.
Investment Minister Ashraf Salman

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Despite issuance of decision by Major General Mohamed Ibrahim, interior minister, a year and half ago to form security committee to set locations of security ambushes on 300-kilometer Red Sea-Sohag road, being a strategic road linking between Upper...

World

SITE Intelligence Group/AFP/File | This still from video provided by SITE Intelligence Group on November 19, 2014 shows Abou Ossama (C), a French fighter in the Isalmic State group
One of three Kalashnikov-wielding Islamists seen burning their French passports on a propaganda video this week grew up in a small French village in...
Human Rights Watch called on Israel Saturday to stop razing the homes of Palestinians accused of attacking Israelis, saying the practice can...
AFP/File | Police officers stand at the scene where a bus and a police vehicle were attacked by gunmen on July 18 near the town of Witu, on Kenya's restive southeastern coast, on July 19, 2014
Somalia's Shebab Islamists on Saturday claimed responsibility for a deadly bus attack in neighbouring Kenya in which gunmen slaughtered 28 non-...

Economy

Egypt will offer a slew of projects to domestic and foreign investors at a conference in March aimed at kick-starting an economy battered by years of political unrest, the prime minister said Saturday. Falling tourist revenues and slowing...

Culture

AFP | A photo taken on November 22, 2014 shows a view of the site where archaeologists have unearthed a funeral mound dating from the time of Alexander the Great, in Amphipolis, Northern Greece
Paintings of daily life have been discovered on columns at Greece's biggest ancient tomb at Amphipolis in the northern region of Macedonia, the...
Cairo Opera House
A documentary called ‘88’ will be screened on Sunday at the Cairo Opera House’s Artistic Creativity center.   The film is the...
AFP/File | Chinese actress Gong Li, pictured during the Cannes Film Festival in southern France, on May 20, 2014
Chinese-language cinema A-listers and stars from Japan and Hollywood gathered in Taiwan on Saturday for this year's Golden Horse Film Awards,...

Life Style

AFP / by Sammy Ketz with Zein al-Rifai in eastern Aleppo | Syrians dance at a night club in the government-controlled part of the northern city of Aleppo, November 15, 2014
A sliver of Aleppo's once famous nightlife has returned to the war-torn Syrian city, with cafes and singers catering to residents of regime-held...
Getty/AFP/File | Carbohydrates are associated with heightened levels of a fatty acid linked to increased risk for diabetes and heart disease, Ohio State University study shows
Long-derided saturated fats -- associated with an array of health problems such as heart disease -- caught a break when research revealed their...
AFP / by Gianrigo Marletta | Finalists of the World Muslimah Awards, Safitri Rahmadani (L) of Indonesia, Gesti Nur Ula Deraputri (C) of Indonesia and Ainur Nelissa of Malaysia, reciting the Koran in Yogyakarta, on November 20, 2014
An eclectic mix of women from around the world will compete in the finale of a pageant exclusively for Muslims in Indonesia Friday, seen as a riposte...