Rescuers help people in the sea after a boat carring some 250 migrants crashed into rocks as they tried to enter the port of Pantelleria, an island off the southern coast of Italy, on 13 April 2011
Around 6,800 migrants were rescued from overcrowded boats crossing to Europe over the weekend, including a mother who gave birth to a baby girl on an Italian navy ship, the coast guard said.   Numbers risking the... Monday, 4 May, 2015 - 13:02
An Egyptian court on Monday condemned five supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi to death for storming a police station and killing 11 police officers.   The Giza Criminal Court on Monday sentenced five... Monday, 4 May, 2015 - 12:37
Twelve suspected members of the Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis organization were killed in a targeted military operation in North Sinai on Monday.   According to a security source, Apache helicopters were dispatched to the... Monday, 4 May, 2015 - 12:10
texas-Gunmen killed outside US anti-Islamic cartoon contest
Texas police shot dead two gunmen who opened fire on Sunday outside an exhibit of caricatures of the Prophet Mohammad that was organized by an anti-Islamic group and billed as a free-speech event.   The shooting in... Monday, 4 May, 2015 - 11:44
Rescuers help people in the sea after a boat carring some 250 migrants crashed into rocks as they tried to enter the port of Pantelleria, an island off the southern coast of Italy, on 13 April 2011
texas-Gunmen killed outside US anti-Islamic cartoon contest

Egypt

 
 
Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said on Monday that President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is scheduled to visit Berlin in June, in...
Saudi Ambassador Ahmed Abdulaziz Qattan
Saudi Arabia has decided to grant Egypt LE100 million to support small and medium-sized enterprises. The amount is part of a...
Electricity cuts
An American and a German firm will operate in Egypt to generate 3,600 megawatts of electricity together, Egypt's...

Middle East/North Africa

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said on Monday he would not join the new coalition government being formed by...
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrives for a news conference in Sharm el-Sheikh March 14, 2015. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
 


 
 

 
US Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Saudi Arabia and Paris this week to discuss Middle Eastern issues, a...
Israeli troops entered north Gaza, as well as opened fire east of Khan Younes City in south Gaza on Monday.   Six...

World

Geert Wilders, president of Netherlands' PVV (Party for Freedom) delivers a speech during the France's far-right National Front congress in Lyon November 29, 2014.
 
A few minutes before Texan police shot dead Sunday two gunmen who attacked a "Muhammad Art...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel follows a news conference on the report of the so-called Ethics Commission for a Secure Energy Supply in Berlin 30 May 2011. 
Chancellor Angela Merkel defended Germany's BND intelligence agency against accusations that it violated laws by helping...
NATO launched one of its biggest-ever anti-submarine exercises in the North Sea on Monday, inviting non-member Sweden for...

Business

EAC, SADC, COMESA Conference
Businessmen have said that the private sector of the economic bloc which will be formed with 26 countries of the EAC, SADC,...
Pipes are seen at Dominion's Cove Point liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant on Maryland's Chesapeake Bay in this picture taken February 5, 2014. Dominion D.N, an American energy company long focused on U.S. markets, hopes to begin an expansion worth billions of dollars at its Cove Point complex on Chesapeake Bay later this year. REUTERS/Tim Gardner
 


 
 

 
Egypt has issued a five-year tender to lease a second liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal, the head of the state gas...
cairo stock 
Egypt's market recorded gains on Monday's session, as the EGX30 rose by 1.04 percent, reaching 8,652.12 points, and...

Science

Climate change could drive up to a sixth of animals and plants on Earth to extinction unless governments cut rising...
Tharu Castle
Antiquities Minister Mamdouh al-Damaty has announced the discovery of an ancient Egyptian army camp in the Tjaru Fortress in...
Headache
Strength training might help prevent tension headaches, or at least reduce their pain, according to a small Danish study....

Arts

 Scarlett Johansson 
"Avengers: Age of Ultron" scored the second-biggest domestic opening in history this weekend, kicking off summer...
The Force Awakens cast member John Boyega disguises his identity with a helmet and engages unknowing fans in a light saber fight scene at the Star Wars Celebration convention in Anaheim, California, April 16, 2015.
Major retailers and Disney Stores around the world will start selling the first merchandise tied to the upcoming film "...
File-This Dec. 18, 1991, file photo shows Grace Lee Whitney, after receiving a star in the Walk of Fame in Hollywood, Calif., with other cast members of Star Trek. Whitney, who played Captain Kirk's assistant on the original "Star Trek" series, has died. She was 85. 
Grace Lee Whitney, who played Captain Kirk's assistant on the original "Star Trek" series, has died. She was...

Living

 by Robin Millard | Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge holds her newly-born daughter at St Mary's Hospital in central London, on May 2, 2015
 
 
 
Britain's new baby princess has been named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, Kensington Palace announced on Monday.   The...
An Iranian youth gets a haircut in an uptown Tehran barber's shop
 
 
 
Hairstyles of a spiky and unorthodox nature have reportedly been banned in Iran because they imply devil-worship, while...
US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama tour the great hall of the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library, 2014.
It's not easy for a world leader to create a public image that will last long after he or she leaves office. But it'...