Army tank in North Sinai
One army officer and one soldier were killed by an IED during a security patrol in North Sinai on Saturday, according to a military spokesperson. The two were killed and third injured as they attempted to defused the... Sunday, 14 February, 2016 - 11:59
The Agouza Misdemeanor Court in Giza resumed on Sunday the trial of eleven men charged with “practicing homosexuality.” The trial’s first session was postponed from January as judges were waiting for a... Sunday, 14 February, 2016 - 11:33
Italian student Gulio Regeni who was found dead after being missing since January 25, 2016.
Prosecutors have refused to disclose the content of the autopsy report on murdered Italian PhD candidate Giulio Regeni, whose dead body was found by the Cairo-Alexandria desert road on February 3. South Giza prosecution... Saturday, 13 February, 2016 - 16:46
Iran and Saudi Arabia must overcome strained relations and work for stability in Syria and the Middle East, Iran's foreign minister said on Friday, a day after Syrian peace talks brought the rivals to the same table... Saturday, 13 February, 2016 - 13:24
Army tank in North Sinai
Italian student Gulio Regeni who was found dead after being missing since January 25, 2016.

Egypt

Administrative Court
Faisal Criminal Court in Suez has cleared 11 suspects with links to the Muslim Brotherhood of charges of inciting violence....
Warm weather is expected to prevail on Sunday along the north coast, in the Delta, Cairo and the north of Upper Egypt....
Renaissance Dam
Ethiopia stressed it will not halt the construction of the Renaissance Dam even for a moment, and will continue construction...

Middle East/North Africa

Turkey's military shelled Kurdish militia targets in northern Syria on Saturday and Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu...
Syrian government forces were poised to advance into the Islamic State stronghold of Raqqa province and allied Russian jets...
US Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Friday he expected Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to provide special...

World

Civilian casualties of the war in Afghanistan rose to record levels for the seventh year in row in 2015, as violence spread...
The death toll at a building that collapsed from a strong earthquake in southern Taiwan reached 114 as rescue efforts came...
If Democratic hopeful Bernie Sanders has a chance of drawing African-American voters away from rival Hillary Clinton in...

Business

Aerospace leaders gathering for this week's Singapore Airshow face conflicting pressures as they juggle growing concerns...
The Domestic Trade and Supply Ministry signed a contract on Saturday to purchase 60,000 tons of wheat from Romania through...
Apple Inc (AAPL.O) is on target to introduce its next iPhone and iPad models on March 15, and aims to start selling the...

Science

Most US medical schools fail to accommodate students with disabilities, a study shows.   The researchers analyzed...
Obesity
Obese people who undergo a certain kind of weight-loss operation after age 35 may live longer than obese people of the same...
Rosana Vieira Alves bathes her 4-month-old daughter Luana Vieira, who was born with microcephaly, at their home in Olinda, Brazil, in this file photo taken February 4, 2016.
 
The suspected link between the Zika virus and two neurological disorders, the birth defect microcephaly and Guillain-Barre...

Arts

'Ever wanted to climb into a painting? The Art Institute of Chicago has recreated the bedroom featured in Vincent Van Gogh's famous paintings, and it's for rent on Airbnb.
For rent: Vincent Van Gogh's inner sanctum.   In true 21st-century style, the Dutch post-Impressionist's...
Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon win Robert Bush awards in Berlin International Film Festival
The Berlin International Film Festival kicked off on Thursday with a star-studded red carpet with the likes of jury...
Actor George Clooney said on Friday the refugee crisis is bigger than the headline-grabbing exodus from Syria and Iraq, and...

Living

Situated close to the Italian border with Monaco, Seborga is indebted to Giorgio Carbone, once the head of the flower-growers' cooperative, who discovered the town wasn't mentioned in documents written up at the formation of Italy. Today his loyal subjects continue his legacy -- despite still paying taxes to the Italian government. 
Unusual travel experiences are nothing new, and some are becoming so common their mystique is losing its luster.  ...
Elderly women exercise with wooden dumbbells during a health promotion event to mark Japan's ''Respect for the Aged Day'' at a temple in Tokyo September 17, 2007.
 
Older men who do moderate exercise several times per week may experience fewer injuries and hospitalizations from falls, a...
breakfast
If you can’t seem to stop yourself from snacking, your messy kitchen may be at least partly to blame, a recent study...