Secretary of State John Kerry headed to the Middle East on Friday for security talks in Egypt and discussions in Qatar with Arab foreign ministers whose countries are wary of the nuclear deal struck with Iran. He... Saturday, 1 August, 2015 - 09:44
Brotherhood riots
The Suez prosecution referred 38 "Muslim Brotherhood members" to military trial over charges of setting fire to cars belonging to the Suez Oil company in February, a security source said on Friday.   The... Friday, 31 July, 2015 - 14:33
Fishing Boats
According to head of the independent fishermen union in Daqahlia, Taha al-Sheraidy, the Sudanese court had adjourned the trial of the 101 Egyptian fishermen, charged with espionage, to Sunday.    The Egyptian... Friday, 31 July, 2015 - 13:15
A woman writes on a banner of well wishes for the passengers of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 at Kuala Lumpur International Airport 14 March 2014.
Plane debris washed up on the French island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean is almost certainly part of a Boeing 777, a Malaysian official and aviation experts said, potentially the biggest breakthrough in the search for... Friday, 31 July, 2015 - 11:52
Brotherhood riots
Fishing Boats
A woman writes on a banner of well wishes for the passengers of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 at Kuala Lumpur International Airport 14 March 2014.

Egypt

planted roofs of government buildings 
The Scientific Research Academy has started a project to plant vegetables and fruit on the roofs of government buildings....
Tourists queue up in Hurghada airport
South Sinai Security Director Magdy Moussa said the security convoys for tourist buses would be cancelled gradually for the...
Finance Minister Hany Dimian
After a four-year hiatus, the Customs Authority has announced that Rapiscan, L-3 and Morpho Egypt have won the fourth stage...

Middle East/North Africa

Yemeni vice president Khaled Bahah arrived in the southern port city of Aden on Saturday, airport officials said, the most...
Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov will hold a three-way meeting with his US and Saudi counterparts, John Kerry and Adel...
© al-Raya Media Foundation/AFP/File | An video grab made available on October 9, 2014, by the official Islamist media outlet of Benghazi-based Islamist Ansar al-Sharia group, al-Raya Media Foundation, allegedly shows militants from the group during a battle in Benghazi, Libya
Five Libyan troops loyal to the internationally recognised government were killed Friday and another 18 are missing after an...

World

Malaysian airliner
Aeroplane debris that washed up on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion and may belong to the vanished Malaysia Airlines...
© AFP/File | Four people died when a Saudi Arabia-registered private jet crashed into a car auction site and burst into flames in southern England
 
 
 
Members of Osama Bin Laden's family were among the victims in the crash of a private jet in Britain, the Saudi...
Russian President Vladimir Putin is a "tin pot despot" who, with Kremlin "cronies," was behind the 2006...

Business

Egyptian Exchange closed this month with gains amounting to LE12.3 billion. The capital market hit LE497.4 billion compared...
A ship passes a petro-industrial complex in Kawasaki near Tokyo December 18, 2014.
 
Egypt expects to import 28.6 million tonnes of crude oil, liquefied natural gas (LNG) and other oil products worth a total...
cairo stock 
Egypt's stock market has witnessed wins of LE9.2 billion this week, as all indexes increased, Egyptian Exchange data...

Science

US Internet company Yahoo is shutting down its presence in China, laying off at least 200 people, Bloomberg News reports
Yahoo on Friday said it is adding to its lengthy roster of acquisitions with a deal to buy social shopping website Polyvore...
Cigarette butts are seen at an ash tray at a smoking area outside a shopping mall in Beijing, China, June 1, 2015.
 
Ingredients that help enhance the appeal of “light” and “low-tar” cigarettes may contribute to the...
Alzheimer's disease patient Isidora Tomaz, 82, sits in her armchair with two chairs placed in front of her by her husband Amilcar Dos Santos (unseen) to prevent her from falling to the ground in their house in Lisbon September 15, 2009
Among unpaid, informal caregivers of older people with illness or disability, male caregivers in particular can be...

Arts

A painting entitled 'I Remember When All This Was Trees' is shown inside its crate in a warehouse in Beverly Hills, California in this June 25, 2015 handout photo released to Reuters July 28, 2015. The huge street mural painted on a derelict Detroit auto factory by elusive...
 
A large street mural painted on a derelict Detroit auto factory by elusive British artist Banksy is going up for auction in...
Bobbi Kristina Brown, the only child of late singer Whitney Houston
Scores of onlookers are expected to gather on Saturday near a Georgia church for the funeral of Bobbi Kristina Brown, the...
'Fighting street crime with street art in Karachi'
For years Karachi’s walls have been spattered with the bloodstains of murder victims and scrawled with graffiti...

Living

This little island in the Orkneys is reachable by the world's shortest scheduled flight: less than two minutes from Kirkwall. Some 90 people call this place home and are fiercely proud of its superb beaches and long history. 
Think Britain is just a small island off the coast of Europe?   Think again.   It's actually a huge number of...
"A hotel in Maine is offering guests the chance to stay in a crypt that was once home to the body of a Catholic priest who died more than 100 years ago. It comes with a custom-built coffin big enough for two, just in case guests aren't brave enough to stay alone.  "
Here's one for the bucket list, although for some it might be too close to the bucket for comfort.   A hotel in...
Two-toed baby sloth Edward Scissorhands hangs onto a teddy bear in this handout photograph taken at London Zoo July 24, 2015 and released July 31, 2015.
 
When baby sloth Edward Scissorhands' mother stopped producing milk and could not care for her infant, a London zoo...