Yemen troops in Sanaa in August
Warplanes struck the Yemeni capital of Sanaa overnight and after daybreak on Monday, residents said, the fifth day of a campaign by Saudi-led forces against Houthi forces opposed to President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi. One... Monday, 30 March, 2015 - 09:36

Houthi rebels 
Yemeni fighters loyal to the Saudi-backed President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi clashed with Iranian-allied Houthi fighters on Sunday in downtown Aden, the absent leader's last major foothold in the country. Hadi... Sunday, 29 March, 2015 - 16:30
© AFP | Egyptian Brotherhood's supreme leader Mohamed Badie flashes the "Rabaa" sign -- remembering those killed in the crackdown on the Rabaa al-Adawiya protest camp during his 2014 trial in Cairo
 
 
 
Egyptian Prosecutor General Hisham Barakat ordered on Sunday the listing of several prominent Muslim Brotherhood leaders as "terrorists", including Supreme Guide Mohamed Badie. This decision... Sunday, 29 March, 2015 - 16:21
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.
 Arab League Secretary General Nabil al-Araby said on Sunday that a call for a meeting of the chiefs of staff of the countries willing to partake in the joint military force will take place within a month. The... Sunday, 29 March, 2015 - 16:03
Yemen troops in Sanaa in August

Houthi rebels 
© AFP | Egyptian Brotherhood's supreme leader Mohamed Badie flashes the "Rabaa" sign -- remembering those killed in the crackdown on the Rabaa al-Adawiya protest camp during his 2014 trial in Cairo
 
 
 
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.

News

President Omar Hassan al-Bashir addresses a crowd in North Khartoum, 8 June 2013.
Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir has warned that any international military intervention in Libya would bring about another Syrian crisis, revealing that his country had backed revolutionary groups that ousted late Libyan leader Muammar al-...

World

Results from Nigeria's elections, potentially the closest contest since the end of military rule in 1999, were due to start trickling in on...
Russia is supplying weapons to Damascus under contracts completed since the conflict in Syria began in 2011, as well as under earlier deals,...
Reporters Without Borders
A blogger was hacked to death by machete-wielding assailants in the Bangladesh capital Dhaka on Monday, the second attack in five weeks on a critic...

Economy

The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) has decided to ban the exchange of US$100 bills for banking clients and has called on bans to collect the bills from the black market in order to keep them from being smuggled abroad, according to an informed bank...

Culture

The Antiquities Ministry is aiming to protect the Abydos Temple from collapse due to rising groundwater.    In coordination with the...
A father holds the body of his child as South Vietnamese Army Rangers look down from their armored vehicle. The child was killed as government forces pursued guerrillas into a village near the Cambodian border 
 Grubby satchels, helmets, rusty knives and chunky radios are strewn around Dinh Van Loc's front room, transforming his house in Vietnam...
Colored inscriptions on a newly discovered tomb in Luxor, Egypt
Fragments of ancient beer-brewing basins unearthed in Tel Aviv indicate that Egyptians more than 5,000 years ago had settled further north than...

Life Style

 The middle class is at the heart of the campaign for Britain's May elections despite an economic recovery under David Cameron's coalition
Whether labelled "Worcester Woman" or "Aldi Mum", the struggling middle class is at the heart of the campaign for Britain's...
 An employee of the CEMOI chocolate factory in Abidjan empties bags of cocoa beans onto a metal grate for cleaning
Ivory Coast reigns as the world's top cocoa producer but it wants to sell more than the beans, turning them into the even more lucrative...
Fireworks on New Year's Eve celebration
In 2015, three months - February, March and November - see their thirteenth day falling on Fridays, a phenomenon that will not reoccur for another...