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
Deputy head of Giza Security Directorate killed in Kerdasa.
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
Deputy head of Giza Security Directorate killed in Kerdasa.
texas-Gunmen killed outside US anti-Islamic cartoon contest

Egypt

Fishing Boats
Dozens of fishermen from Ezbet al-Borg village in Damietta resumed protests Sunday outside a branch of the Egyptian...
On Thursday 8 November 2011, a few hundred people, mostly public hospital workers, make their way towards the Maspero building as part of the mock funeral procession to raise awareness about the need for a raise in hospital budgets, staff salaries and overall building security.  
Secretary General of the Cairo Doctors' Syndicate Ehab Taher has criticized the new civil service law No.18 of 2015,...
Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb has called for a study on the new land corridor, east of the High Dam lake, to link Alaqy...

Middle East/North Africa

israeli settlement units in E. Jerusalem
The Israeli government is set to approve the construction of 1,531 settlement units in occupied East Jerusalem next week, a...
French President Francois Hollande, seeking to strengthen political and business ties with the energy-rich Gulf states,...
The United States and its allies staged 17 strikes on Islamic State targets in Iraq and Syria in a 24-hour period ending...

World

Chinese President Xi Jinping offered the head of Taiwan's ruling Nationalist Party on Monday "equal" talks to...
Surveying her destroyed cornfield in northern Botswana, Minsozie Kasaira wishes for a return to the days of elephant hunting...
Nepali police and local volunteers found the bodies of about 100 trekkers and villagers buried in an avalanche set off by...

Business

Tourists arriving in Egypt
Officials from 35 Russian tourist agencies, airlines and hotel services' companies are expecting Russian tourism to the...
Egypt's central bank said on Monday it sold US$500 million in the interbank market to meet outstanding demand for "...
Egypt's market closed in the red zone on Sunday's session, as the EGX30 declined by 1.26 percent, reaching 8,562.97...

Science

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....
working out
Groin injuries are common in sports requiring quick direction changes, acceleration and deceleration – and they’...

Arts

Britney Spears
Pop star Britney Spears has canceled two of her Las Vegas shows after injuring her ankle in a fall during a performance....
 B.B. King performs at the 32nd annual B.B. King Homecoming concert
Blues legend B.B. King was in hospice care Friday at his home in Las Vegas, according to a longtime business associate with...
Noah's Ark
Students from the Faculty of Mass Communication at Cairo University have shot a graduation project documentary film about...

Living

A woman blows giant bubbles in a street in the town of Appenzell, eastern Switzerland on April 28, 2013
In general, friends and family seem to be the driving forces behind women's happiness. In France, almost half of the...
Kate, Duchess of Cambridge holds her newborn baby princess
Princess Charlotte has a certain ring to it. Or how about Princess Alice?   Britain's newborn princess has spent...
A French oral surgeon performs maxillofacial reconstruction surgery (dental implants) in an operating room
A south Florida man is suing a hospital for emotional distress, saying his leg was amputated and thrown in the garbage with...