Ansar Allah leader Mohmed Ali al-Houthi
The leader of the Houthi Ansar Allah rebel militia has said that air strikes led by Saudi Arabia on the movement’s locations in Yemen have not humbled their strength, adding that all options are available should... Saturday, 28 March, 2015 - 16:11
Mohamed Sayed Saber Ali, a nuclear engineer at the state-run Atomic Energy Agency, waves at his trial, where he was convicted of spying for Israel and sentenced to life imprisonment, in Cairo June 25, 2007.
The Giza Criminal Court sentenced on Saturday four defendants accused of espionage to prison, including two Israeli officers at the Mossad who were sentenced in absentia.   The two Israeli officers were sentenced... Saturday, 28 March, 2015 - 15:32
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi inaugurates the Arab League's 26th summit in Sharm al-Sheikh
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi told an Arab League summit on Saturday that Cairo backed calls for a unified Arab force to confront regional security threats.   Sisi also said Egypt's participation in a... Saturday, 28 March, 2015 - 15:29
Saudi King Salman said on Saturday the country's military campaign in Yemen against Houthi fighters would continue until its targets are achieved.   Yemen's Houthi rebels made broad gains in the country... Saturday, 28 March, 2015 - 15:22
Ansar Allah leader Mohmed Ali al-Houthi
Mohamed Sayed Saber Ali, a nuclear engineer at the state-run Atomic Energy Agency, waves at his trial, where he was convicted of spying for Israel and sentenced to life imprisonment, in Cairo June 25, 2007.
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi inaugurates the Arab League's 26th summit in Sharm al-Sheikh

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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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At least 54 people have been killed in three days of fighting between Shi'ite rebels and rival militia in Yemen's main southern city Aden, a...
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...

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...