© al-Raya Media Foundation/AFP/File | An video grab made available on October 9, 2014, by the official Islamist media outlet of Benghazi-based Islamist Ansar al-Sharia group, al-Raya Media Foundation, allegedly shows militants from the group during a battle in Benghazi, Libya
The UN Security Council is expected to adopt on Friday a resolution to step up the fight against Islamic extremists in Libya but without lifting the arms embargo. Libya, backed by Egypt, had asked for an end to the arms... Friday, 27 March, 2015 - 20:38
Yemen's President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi
Yemen's President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi arrived in Egypt on Friday for an Arab League summit which will focus on the Saudi-led military campaign against his Houthi militia opponents. Hadi left his refuge in Aden... Friday, 27 March, 2015 - 19:57
Contaminated water
Dozens of farmers in Baltim gathered in front of the City Council in protest against contaminated irrigation water unsuitable for irrigating agricultural land, which pollutes crops and threatens the lives of citizens... Friday, 27 March, 2015 - 17:02
Yemeni President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi with Saudi defense minister Mohammad bin Salman
 Saudi Arabia kept some key details of its military action in Yemen from Washington until the last moment, U.S. officials said, as the kingdom takes a more assertive regional role to compensate... Friday, 27 March, 2015 - 16:43
© al-Raya Media Foundation/AFP/File | An video grab made available on October 9, 2014, by the official Islamist media outlet of Benghazi-based Islamist Ansar al-Sharia group, al-Raya Media Foundation, allegedly shows militants from the group during a battle in Benghazi, Libya
Yemen's President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi
Contaminated water
Yemeni President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi with Saudi defense minister Mohammad bin Salman

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Yemen's President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi speaks as he holds up an agreement signed between the government and Houthi rebels, in Sanaa September 21, 2014.
 
Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi called on the army on Saturday to protect state institutions and carry out the orders of the "legitimate leadership" as an Arab military campaign against his Houthi militia enemies continued....

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Yemen's President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi speaks as he holds up an agreement signed between the government and Houthi rebels, in Sanaa September 21, 2014.
 
Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi called on the army on Saturday to protect state institutions and carry out the orders of the "legitimate...
© AFP/File | A fighter from the Fajr Libya (Libya Dawn) militia holds a position during clashes with forces loyal to the internationally recognised government near the Wetia military air base in al-Aqrabiyah, west of the capital Tripoli on February 4, 2015
 
 
 
Libya, backed by Egypt, had asked for an end to the arms embargo to allow the embattled government to build up its army and take on groups such as...
Yemen's Houthi rebels made broad gains in the country's south and east on Friday despite a second day of Saudi-led air strikes meant to check...

Economy

Egyptian foodmaker Edita set the price of a secondary share issue on the Cairo bourse at 18.50 Egyptian pounds per share, it said in a statement on Friday. The company's global depository receipts (GDRs) to be issued on the London Stock Exchange...

Culture

Antiquities Minister Mamdouh al-Damaty
Egypt’s delegate to the UNESCO, Mohamed sameh Amr, has said that Egypt is going to ask the organization to add further Egyptian sites to its...
Dissedent Chinese artist Ai Weiwei looks up during a group interview at his studio in Beijing
 
Amnesty International has given its top 2015 human rights award to both Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei, a fierce critic of Beijing who has been...
 Mario Laporta, AFP I An Italian police officer guards the re-opening of a recently renovated "Great Theatre" inside the archaeological ruins of Pompeii, Italy, on June
Italy unveiled the restored crown jewel of the ancient city of Pompeii on Friday, showing off a rare success story.   The country raced to shore...

Life Style

Renee Richards poses for a portrait on the front porch of her home in Carmel, New York
 
More than three decades after putting down her tennis racquet, Renee Richards is still astonished she had the moxie to join the women's...
According to a research, girls in Uganda drop out of school mainly because of excessive housework and lack of parental support
Excessive housework and lack of parental support are the main reasons why girls in Uganda drop out of school, research showed, highlighting the...
Afghan woman clad in burqa walks on a hill in Kabul, 23 April 2007.
A Bosnian woman has agreed to meet the son she bore as the result of wartime rape after having read of a film made about the now 22-year-old and his...