Egypt's state-sponsored Islamic authority warned women Wednesday against marrying fighters from the Islamic State group online, saying such unions would push them into a "circle of terrorism".   Dar... Thursday, 5 March, 2015 - 13:03
Sergei Shoigu
Russia and Egypt have agreed to hold joint naval exercises in the Mediterranean and an anti-terrorist drill of the rapid reaction forces, the Defense Ministry’s press service said.   Russian news agency Tass... Thursday, 5 March, 2015 - 12:54
Egyptian coastal cities could face a risk of flooding if sea levels rise faster than the global average, reaching 80cm above current levels by 2100 along the Indian and Atlantic Ocean coastlines.   According to a... Thursday, 5 March, 2015 - 12:46
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Mohamed ElBaradei addresses a news conference in Berlin in this November 20, 2009 file photo. ElBaradei pulled out of the race to become Egyptian president on January 14, 2012, the Nobel Peace Prize winner saying
Former Vice-President for External Affairs Mohamed ElBaradei triggered controversy on Wednesday when he asked on Twitter if declaring Hamas a terrorist organization would mean that the Palestinian national consensus... Thursday, 5 March, 2015 - 12:31
Sergei Shoigu
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Mohamed ElBaradei addresses a news conference in Berlin in this November 20, 2009 file photo. ElBaradei pulled out of the race to become Egyptian president on January 14, 2012, the Nobel Peace Prize winner saying

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The ruling of the Court of Urgent Matters, deeming Hamas a terrorist organization, has raised a legal debate between legal scholars and experts.   According to Ali Yusuf, judge at the Criminal Court of Alexandria, the ruling was released by a...

World

Pakistani lawmakers voted for new senators in parliament's upper house on Thursday in an election that could strengthen Prime Minister Nawaz...
US ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert underwent two-and-a-half hours of surgery after he was slashed in the face by a Korean nationalist in an...
© AFP / by Boureima Hama | Detailed map of joint operations against Boko Haram in NE Nigeria and neighbouring countries
 
 
 
Chadian President Idriss Deby on Wednesday vowed to "wipe out" Boko Haram and called on the group's chief Abubakar Shekau to give...

Economy

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A new investment law and positive earnings in the real estate sector boosted Egypt's stock market in early trade on Thursday. Egypt's index rose 1.2 percent after the Cairo cabinet on Wednesday approved a long-awaited draft law on investment...

Culture

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“I long for the days of my course with Syran plastic artist Sorour Elwany,” with those words 16-year-old Youssef Ayman, the son of Shubra...
A recent research paper written by a team of French and Kenyan paleontologists has revealed the discovery of a 28-million-year-old ancestor of...
© Getty/AFP/File | Madonna and Sony Pictures both were separately torpedoed by major hacks this month, in what the pop icon has called "crazy times"
 
 
 
Madonna wants to "sit down and have a drink" with France's far-right leader Marine Le Pen to hear out the woman she once demonised on...

Life Style

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 Adults and children from the Americas to Western Europe and the Middle East must roughly halve the amount of sugar they consume to lower risk...
Authorities and tech developers must stop sensitive health data entered into applications on mobile phones ending up in the wrong hands, experts warn...
Britain's Hazel Blears leaves Downing Street for the weekly cabinet meeting at Westminster in central London June 2, 2009
Britain's security agencies should look to recruit more middle-aged women and mothers to be new spies and should target websites popular with...