Rescuers help people in the sea after a boat carring some 250 migrants crashed into rocks as they tried to enter the port of Pantelleria, an island off the southern coast of Italy, on 13 April 2011
Around 6,800 migrants were rescued from overcrowded boats crossing to Europe over the weekend, including a mother who gave birth to a baby girl on an Italian navy ship, the coast guard said.   Numbers risking the... Monday, 4 May, 2015 - 13:02
An Egyptian court on Monday condemned five supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi to death for storming a police station and killing 11 police officers.   The Giza Criminal Court on Monday sentenced five... Monday, 4 May, 2015 - 12:37
Twelve suspected members of the Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis organization were killed in a targeted military operation in North Sinai on Monday.   According to a security source, Apache helicopters were dispatched to the... Monday, 4 May, 2015 - 12:10
texas-Gunmen killed outside US anti-Islamic cartoon contest
Texas police shot dead two gunmen who opened fire on Sunday outside an exhibit of caricatures of the Prophet Mohammad that was organized by an anti-Islamic group and billed as a free-speech event.   The shooting in... Monday, 4 May, 2015 - 11:44
Rescuers help people in the sea after a boat carring some 250 migrants crashed into rocks as they tried to enter the port of Pantelleria, an island off the southern coast of Italy, on 13 April 2011
texas-Gunmen killed outside US anti-Islamic cartoon contest

Egypt

"We are suffering from a crisis in increasing fertility rates in the wake of the January 2011 revolution, given the...
New Suez Canal
Suez Canal Authority Chairman Mohab Mamish said dredgers working in the new Suez Canal project have lifted more than 163...
The Al-Ahly Club has finished contracting procedures with Hossam al-Badry, who will lead the club's football team for...

Middle East/North Africa

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said on Monday he would not join the new coalition government being formed by...
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrives for a news conference in Sharm el-Sheikh March 14, 2015. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
 


 
 

 
US Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Saudi Arabia and Paris this week to discuss Middle Eastern issues, a...
Israeli troops entered north Gaza, as well as opened fire east of Khan Younes City in south Gaza on Monday.   Six...

World

German Chancellor Angela Merkel follows a news conference on the report of the so-called Ethics Commission for a Secure Energy Supply in Berlin 30 May 2011. 
Chancellor Angela Merkel defended Germany's BND intelligence agency against accusations that it violated laws by helping...
NATO launched one of its biggest-ever anti-submarine exercises in the North Sea on Monday, inviting non-member Sweden for...
Chinese President Xi Jinping offered the head of Taiwan's ruling Nationalist Party on Monday "equal" talks to...

Business

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
 


 
 

 
Egypt has issued a five-year tender to lease a second liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal, the head of the state gas...
cairo stock 
Egypt's market recorded gains on Monday's session, as the EGX30 rose by 1.04 percent, reaching 8,652.12 points, and...
Foodstuff prices
The international food exhibition Food Africa will begin on Wednesday and run until Saturday at the Cairo International...

Science

Climate change could drive up to a sixth of animals and plants on Earth to extinction unless governments cut rising...
Tharu Castle
Antiquities Minister Mamdouh al-Damaty has announced the discovery of an ancient Egyptian army camp in the Tjaru Fortress in...
Headache
Strength training might help prevent tension headaches, or at least reduce their pain, according to a small Danish study....

Arts

 Scarlett Johansson 
"Avengers: Age of Ultron" scored the second-biggest domestic opening in history this weekend, kicking off summer...
The Force Awakens cast member John Boyega disguises his identity with a helmet and engages unknowing fans in a light saber fight scene at the Star Wars Celebration convention in Anaheim, California, April 16, 2015.
Major retailers and Disney Stores around the world will start selling the first merchandise tied to the upcoming film "...
File-This Dec. 18, 1991, file photo shows Grace Lee Whitney, after receiving a star in the Walk of Fame in Hollywood, Calif., with other cast members of Star Trek. Whitney, who played Captain Kirk's assistant on the original "Star Trek" series, has died. She was 85. 
Grace Lee Whitney, who played Captain Kirk's assistant on the original "Star Trek" series, has died. She was...

Living

US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama tour the great hall of the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library, 2014.
It's not easy for a world leader to create a public image that will last long after he or she leaves office. But it'...
Happiness is contagious, researchers reported. The same team that demonstrated obesity and smoking spread in networks has...
A woman blows giant bubbles in a street in the town of Appenzell, eastern Switzerland on April 28, 2013
In general, friends and family seem to be the driving forces behind women's happiness. In France, almost half of the...