Arab leaders at a summit in Egypt will announce the formation of a unified regional force to counter growing security threats, according to a draft of the final communique, as conflicts rage from Yemen to Libya. The... Sunday, 29 March, 2015 - 12:29
A security campaign carried out in North Sinai on Saturday left three suspected militants dead, Egypt's state news agency MENA said.   Citing security sources, MENA said 21 suspects were arrested in the... Sunday, 29 March, 2015 - 09:10
Yemeni President Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi speaks to the Arab League's summit in Sharm al-Sheikh
UN staff were evacuated from Yemen's capital Saturday after a third night of Saudi-led air strikes, as President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi urged his Arab allies to bomb Iranian-backed rebels into submission. The... Saturday, 28 March, 2015 - 19:15
Arab ground forces may be needed in the next phase of a Saudi-led operation against Iranian-allied Houthi fighters in Yemen, Yemeni Foreign Minister Riyadh Yaseen said on Saturday. Asked at an Arab League summit in... Saturday, 28 March, 2015 - 19:01
Yemeni President Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi speaks to the Arab League's summit in Sharm al-Sheikh

News

Police forces securing a church in Alexandria, December 29,2011, before new year's mass.
Seven defendants were arrested in al-Awr village in the Samalout locality, Minya Governorate, following clashes between Muslims and Copts over the construction of a church.   Security authorities were able to restore order to the village....

World

Saudi Arabia's military operation in Yemen
Pakistan, which has yet to decide whether to offer military support to a Saudi-led campaign in Yemen, is flying jumbo jets to the Middle Eastern...
Tunisian forces killed nine militants during a raid in a southern region as part of crackdown following the attack on the Tunis Bardo museum that...
Andreas Lubitz, a young German co-pilot appears to have crashed Germanwings plane on purpose 
The co-pilot suspected of deliberately crashing an airliner, killing 150 people, had told his girlfriend he was planning a spectacular gesture so...

Economy

Egyptian foodmaker Edita set the price of a secondary share issue on the Cairo bourse at 18.50 Egyptian pounds per share, it said in a statement on Friday. The company's global depository receipts (GDRs) to be issued on the London Stock Exchange...

Culture

Antiquities Minister Mamdouh al-Damaty
Egypt’s delegate to the UNESCO, Mohamed sameh Amr, has said that Egypt is going to ask the organization to add further Egyptian sites to its...
Dissedent Chinese artist Ai Weiwei looks up during a group interview at his studio in Beijing
 
Amnesty International has given its top 2015 human rights award to both Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei, a fierce critic of Beijing who has been...
 Mario Laporta, AFP I An Italian police officer guards the re-opening of a recently renovated "Great Theatre" inside the archaeological ruins of Pompeii, Italy, on June
Italy unveiled the restored crown jewel of the ancient city of Pompeii on Friday, showing off a rare success story.   The country raced to shore...

Life Style

Renee Richards poses for a portrait on the front porch of her home in Carmel, New York
 
More than three decades after putting down her tennis racquet, Renee Richards is still astonished she had the moxie to join the women's...
According to a research, girls in Uganda drop out of school mainly because of excessive housework and lack of parental support
Excessive housework and lack of parental support are the main reasons why girls in Uganda drop out of school, research showed, highlighting the...
Afghan woman clad in burqa walks on a hill in Kabul, 23 April 2007.
A Bosnian woman has agreed to meet the son she bore as the result of wartime rape after having read of a film made about the now 22-year-old and his...