Giza Security Directorate
An inmate has been killed during an attempted break-out from a police station in the town of Hawamdiya, Giza, the Interior Ministry said on Saturday. According to the ministry, Mohamed al-Gazzar died due to suffocating... Sunday, 14 February, 2016 - 16:34
Italian Phd candidate and labor rights researcher Giulio Regeni who was found dead with torture marks on a Cairo-Alexandria highway
Egypt's forensics authority handed over to the prosecutor general's office on Saturday its final autopsy report on the Italian student who was tortured and found dead in Cairo last week. Giulio Regeni, 28, had... Sunday, 14 February, 2016 - 16:14
Muslim Brotherhood headquarters in Cairo
The Muslim Brotherhood in Jordan has introduced amendments to its bylaws that effectively disconnects it from the organization’s leadership in Cairo. Mourad al-Adayla, a member of the group’s shura (advisory... Sunday, 14 February, 2016 - 15:32
Rafah Crossing
More than 1,300 people moved through the Rafah border crossing between Egypt and the Palestinian Gaza Strip in both directions since it was temporarily opened by Egypt on Saturday, according to an official source.... Sunday, 14 February, 2016 - 13:07
Giza Security Directorate
Italian Phd candidate and labor rights researcher Giulio Regeni who was found dead with torture marks on a Cairo-Alexandria highway
Muslim Brotherhood headquarters in Cairo
Rafah Crossing

Egypt

Al-Azhar’s Dar al-Iftaa has condemned a decision by the Technical University of Dortmund to close a chamber used by...
Transportation Ministry Spokesperson Ahmed Ibrahim has said that Minister Saad al-Geyoushi warned a year and half ago that...
Administrative Court
Faisal Criminal Court in Suez has cleared 11 suspects with links to the Muslim Brotherhood of charges of inciting violence....

Middle East/North Africa

A Palestinian protester takes cover from tear gas smoke during clashes with Israeli soldiers (front) on December 12, 2015 in the village of Abud between Ramallah and Nablus in the northern West Bank
Two Palestinian teenagers were shot dead by Israeli soldiers in the northern occupied West Bank on Sunday, Israel's army...
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...

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

Egyptians coins
Yields on Egypt's three-month treasury bills dropped and nine-month treasury bills rose at Sunday's auction, data...
The Egyptian pound held steady against the dollar at an official foreign currency auction on Sunday but weakened on the...
Aerospace leaders gathering for this week's Singapore Airshow face conflicting pressures as they juggle growing concerns...

Science

Labourers work at a textile mill in Mahalla el-Kubra, about 110 km north of Cairo March 5, 2014.
REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany
Breathing textile dust on the job is linked to an almost tripled risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis, an immune system...
Monitoring growth can serve as an early warning for many childhood diseases, but a lack of consensus on how tracking should...
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.
 
More than 5,000 pregnant Colombian women are infected with the mosquito-borne Zika virus, the country's national health...

Arts

LA Film Critics pick 'Spotlight' as best film
 
Writers for the films "Spotlight" and "The Big Short" won top Writers Guild Awards on Saturday, boosting...
Wesh al-Saad show
The first episode of the TV show "Wesh al-Saad", presented by comedy actor Mohamed Saad and broadcast on Friday,...
Giuseppe Fragapane, Pietro Bartolo, director Gianfranco Rosi, Samuele Pucillo and Giuseppe del Volgo (L-R) pose during a photocall to promote the movie 'Fuocoammare' (Fire at Sea) at the 66th Berlinale International Film Festival in Berlin, Germany February 13, 2016.
 
Images shot in the hold of a boat where dozens of people died of asphyxiation after five hours in the Mediterranean brought...

Living

children's toys can affect language learning according to new study
Toddlers who already speak two languages are better than their peers at a particular kind of problem solving that requires...
Valentine's dessert
With the coldest air in more than a decade forecast to grip the United States this Valentine's Day weekend, the holiday...
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.  ...