Warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition kept up raids against Huthi Shiite rebels Friday in support of Yemen's embattled president, who headed to an Arab summit to garner support as Iran warned the intervention was... Friday, 27 March, 2015 - 11:49
Yemen's President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi speaks as he holds up an agreement signed between the government and Houthi rebels, in Sanaa September 21, 2014.
 
Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi will seek a "Marshall Plan" from Arab leaders to aid his war-torn country, his foreign minister told pan-Arab Al Jazeera TV on Thursday. Hadi departed Yemen earlier on... Friday, 27 March, 2015 - 11:28
Arab League Secretary General Nabil al-Araby speaks at a news conference on the Syrian crisis, after the Arab foreign ministers meeting at the Arab League headquarters in Cairo 2 September 2013.
The Council of Arab Foreign Ministers at the Arab League approved on Thursday a draft resolution to form a unified Arab force during a closed session ahead of the league's summit, AL Secretary General Nabil... Thursday, 26 March, 2015 - 21:33
Saudi Arabia's military operation in Yemen
Saudi-led coalition warplanes carried out fresh air strikes in Yemen on Thursday, targeting a rebel-held military base in third city Taez, local officials and witnesses said. The attack hit the Al-Tariq airbase in Taez... Thursday, 26 March, 2015 - 21:17
Yemen's President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi speaks as he holds up an agreement signed between the government and Houthi rebels, in Sanaa September 21, 2014.
 
Arab League Secretary General Nabil al-Araby speaks at a news conference on the Syrian crisis, after the Arab foreign ministers meeting at the Arab League headquarters in Cairo 2 September 2013.
Saudi Arabia's military operation in Yemen

News

Students at the Faculty of Medicine at Alexandria University, mainly loyal to the Muslim Brotherhood and former president Mohamed Morsi, protested Thursday to demand the release of their detained colleagues.   Meanwhile, Tarek Sorour, dean of...

World

A ship passes a petro-industrial complex in Kawasaki near Tokyo December 18, 2014.
 
 Conflict in Yemen risks spilling out into the busy sea lanes that pass it and potentially disrupt the narrow Bab el-Mandeb passage through...
Chinese village residents gather
China faces a million deaths a year from antibiotic-resistant superbugs and a loss of $20 trillion by 2050, an economist and former top Goldman Sachs...
Coalition and Iraqi planes struck a sprawling complex of palaces in the city of Tikrit on Thursday where Islamic State militants have been holding...

Economy

© AFP/File | Emirati men sit under a stock market screen at the Dubai Financial Market (DFM) in Dubai, on January 30, 2011
 
 
 
Most Middle East stock markets fell on Thursday after Saudi Arabia and its allies in the region launched air strikes against Yemen's Houthi militia, but they came well off their lows late in the day as the initial panic subsided. Saudi Arabia...

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...