Russia has merged several branches of its military into the Aerospace Forces — a reorganization aimed at enhancing coordination and efficiency. Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Monday that the decision offers... Monday, 3 August, 2015 - 15:49
Armed militiamen loyal to Yemen's fugitive President Hadi
Hundreds of Gulf Arab troops from the Saudi-led coalition fighting Iran-backed rebels in Yemen have entered the southern port of Aden, a military source told AFP on Monday. The source said the troops arrived in Yemen... Monday, 3 August, 2015 - 14:27
Egypt and Russia are expected to sign a nuclear cooperation agreement by the end of this week, daily newspaper Al Borsa quoted unidentified sources as saying.   Under the agreement, ROSATOM, Russia’s national... Monday, 3 August, 2015 - 12:58
© AFP/File | A picture shows Egypt?s High Court in downtown Cairo on January 1, 2015, during the hearing of three Al-Jazeera reporters on charges of aiding the Muslim Brotherhood
 
 
 
The Partners for Transparency (PFT) foundation has issued a monthly report on corruption in state institutions and, for the month of July, 2015, it has identified 71 corruption cases.   The report mentioned the... Monday, 3 August, 2015 - 12:11
Armed militiamen loyal to Yemen's fugitive President Hadi
© AFP/File | A picture shows Egypt?s High Court in downtown Cairo on January 1, 2015, during the hearing of three Al-Jazeera reporters on charges of aiding the Muslim Brotherhood
 
 
 

Egypt

Tarek al-Zomor
Tarek al-Zomor, the fugitive president of the Construction and Development Party, which is the political arm of the Gamaa...
© AFP | Amal Clooney, pictured in Athens on October 15, 2014, says she was threatened with arrest in Egypt after identifying flaws in the judicial system linked to the convictions of three Al-Jazeera journalists
 
 
 
“If the court delivers another guilty verdict, the US, UN and other key international actors should urge Sisi to...
Nasser, Sadat, Sisi mural
Preparing for the New Suez Canal celebration on Thursday, the management of the metro has erected murals of Presidents...

Middle East/North Africa

At least 27 people were killed and dozens injured when a Syrian army fighter jet crashed into a busy marketplace in the...
Syrian rebels backed by the United States will now have air cover if they come under attack after President Barack Obama...
A teenage girl stabbed along with five other people at a Jerusalem Gay Pride march by a suspect identified as an...

World

Survey reveals ambivalence of Turks to EU membership

 
Turkish citizens have ambivalent feelings about their country’s possible accession to the European Union, an EU...
© AFP/File | The villa of the Saudi king in Vallauris Golfe-Juan, southeastern France, on July 26, 2015
 
 
 
Workers were busily returning a beach in southern France to its previous condition on Monday after the departure of Saudi...
A Greek flag flutters outside the Athens stock exchange , Greece, July 27, 2015.
 
Greece's stock market suffered heavy losses on Monday, plunging nearly 23 percent at the open before recovering slightly...

Business

Egypt's market extended its loses on Monday's session, as the benchmark EGX30 index went down 0.87 percent,...
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
 


 
 

 
 Norway-based BW Gas will provide Egypt with a liquefied natural gas (LNG) floating import terminal under a five-year...
© AFP/File | Emirati men sit under a stock market screen at the Dubai Financial Market (DFM) in Dubai, on January 30, 2011
 
 
 
Gulf stock markets may remain under selling pressure on Monday after oil hit fresh multi-month lows. Saudi Arabia's...

Science

Antiquities Minister Mamdouh al-Damaty has said that the sixth wooden layer of King Khufu’s second solar boat will be...
A photo of Cecil the Zimbabwean lion, who was killed by an American dentist causing international outrage, is projected on the Empire State Building in the 'Projecting Change on the Empire State Building' project in New York on August 1, 2015
 
 
A giant photo of the beloved Zimbabwean lion killed by an American trophy hunter was among images projected Saturday onto...
Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb inaugurated a zoological museum at the Giza zoo on Monday, the first and largest zoological...

Arts

Hollywood star Tom Cruise
Tom Cruise's "Mission: Impossible -- Rogue Nation" dominated the US box office this weekend with an impressive...
Mohamed Mounir
During Mohamed Mounir's concert tour of Europe, “The King” talked about his music and how he expresses his...
Iraqi Ahmad al-Basheer
Defying death threats, an Iraqi television comedian is fighting Daesh group with biting satire aimed at lifting...

Living

The abandoned baby was taken to hospital in the capital but did not appear to have any physical disabilities, according to a report in the Beijing Times
 
 
 
A newborn baby girl was abandoned in a Beijing public toilet and fell head-first down the pipe, reports said Monday, after...
Duolingo​ a language learning platform in the world, has launched  an English course for Arabic speakers ON 26 July 2015.  
Every Arabic speaker in the world will now be able to learn English for free since language learning platform Duolingo...
 by Ailéen Kimutai | Picture released by Aegis Trust on July 14, 2015 shows former New York marathon champion Tegla Loroupe (C) handing out a trophy and 'Walk-for-Peace' merchandise to a participant
 
 
 
John Kelai became a runner to escape a hard and dangerous life in northern Kenya, where three of his uncles were killed in...