Egypt"s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi addresses a joint news conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel following talks at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany June 3, 2015.
REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch
President Abdel Fattah El Sisi, who arrived here earlier on Sunday, begins his activities with a visit to the Harmony Center established upon an initiative by the Islamic Center in Singapore, where he will meet with the... Sunday, 30 August, 2015 - 12:39
The deal to curb Iran's nuclear programme will bolster Tehran's ability to fund global terrorism by providing the Islamic state with "billions of dollars" in sanctions relief, Israeli Prime Minister... Sunday, 30 August, 2015 - 12:24
Sisi and  Xi Jinping
Egyptian Ambassador to China Magdi Amer said on Sunday that President Abdel Fattah El Sisi will arrive here on Tuesday to take part in massive celebrations marking the 70th anniversary of China's victory... Sunday, 30 August, 2015 - 12:13
British Ambassador John Kasn
 Egypt summoned the British ambassador to reject as "unacceptable interference" comments he made on an Egyptian court's decision to hand down prison sentences for three Al Jazeera journalists, state... Sunday, 30 August, 2015 - 12:02
Egypt"s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi addresses a joint news conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel following talks at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany June 3, 2015.
REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch
Sisi and  Xi Jinping
British Ambassador John Kasn

Egypt

Members of Islamic State militant in Sirte
Al-Masry Al-Youm has published a document attributed to the Islamic State, where the group states it is imposing fees...
Al-Mal weekly newspaper quoted informed sources on Sunday as saying that Egypt would receive financial assistance and soft...
Egypt has eight million people suffering from diabetes and ranks eighth internationally in diabetes rates, said President of...

Middle East/North Africa

Fire at Saudi Arabian oil workers 


 


 
A fire at an oil workers residential compound in Saudi Arabia on Sunday claimed one casualty and injured 30 more of various...
A car bomb exploded Saturday in Yemen's rebel-held capital Sanaa, not far from the vacated US embassy complex and close...
A Lebanese protester wears a mask and a national flag on her head during a mass rally on August 29, 2015 at the iconic Martyrs Square in Beirut (AFP Photo/Anwar Amro)
Tens of thousands of protesters from across Lebanon staged a mass rally in downtownBeirut Saturday against a...

World

From the Lower Ninth Ward to the Superdome, New Orleans observed the 10th anniversary of devastating Hurricane Katrina,...
A 17-year-old migrant was killed during a shootout at sea between Greek port police and human smugglers, the government said...
As Europe grapples with its biggest wave of migration since World War Two, the Netherlands is about to toughen its asylum...

Business

Lottery dreams turn to nightmares in Illinois budget crisis.
 
It's an unlucky time to hit the jackpot in Illinois. The state's budget crisis has frozen millions of dollars in...
© AFP/File | Emirati men sit under a stock market screen at the Dubai Financial Market (DFM) in Dubai, on January 30, 2011
 
 
 
Saudi Arabia's stock market continued its sharp rebound in early trade on Sunday as stronger oil prices lifted shares in...
Integrated Oil Industries Company
Major companies from the public business sector are on the verge of collapse due to increased losses and the deterioration...

Science

Swarms of stinging jellyfish have invaded the beaches of Israel and the eastern Mediterranean, wrapping their painful...
A man uses his laptop to test a new high speed inflight Internet service named Fli-Fi while on a special JetBlue media flight out of John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York December 11
It's no secret that crowded airports can be a hassle and a giant time-suck for cross-country travelers. Soon, a...
As the reality of global warming starts to hit home, people may ask: "How will it affect my livelihood?"  ...

Arts

Actor Kyle Jean-Baptiste who made history as the first African-American to play the lead role in a Broadway production of "Les Miserables" died Friday, August 28 in New York. He was 21. 
Actor Kyle Jean-Baptiste, who made history as the first African-American to play the lead role in a Broadway production of...
Once the last refuge of lepers and criminals, one of Brussels' quirkiest neighborhoods teems with vintage furniture...
Singapore is renowned worldwide for its national maths system, which has been emulated by schools in other developed countries and cities
 
 
 
Singapore -- the home of Esplanade "the durian" Theater, ArtScience "the banana" Museum and other iconic...

Living

Buddhism, which holds that wealth is temporary and no path to happiness, might not sound like the best source for money...
Instagram 
After five years of square-shaped tyranny, Instagram will finally allow users to post portrait and landscape photos and...
Each August, around 20,000 people head to the tiny Valencian town of Bunol, Spain for the La Tomatina festival -- an excuse to hurl 170 tons of ripe tomato slop at one another.
 
Each August, around 20,000 people head to the tiny Valencian town of Bunol, Spain for the La Tomatina festival -- an excuse...