Yemen troops in Sanaa in August
Warplanes struck the Yemeni capital of Sanaa overnight and after daybreak on Monday, residents said, the fifth day of a campaign by Saudi-led forces against Houthi forces opposed to President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi. One... Monday, 30 March, 2015 - 09:36

Houthi rebels 
Yemeni fighters loyal to the Saudi-backed President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi clashed with Iranian-allied Houthi fighters on Sunday in downtown Aden, the absent leader's last major foothold in the country. Hadi... Sunday, 29 March, 2015 - 16:30
© AFP | Egyptian Brotherhood's supreme leader Mohamed Badie flashes the "Rabaa" sign -- remembering those killed in the crackdown on the Rabaa al-Adawiya protest camp during his 2014 trial in Cairo
 
 
 
Egyptian Prosecutor General Hisham Barakat ordered on Sunday the listing of several prominent Muslim Brotherhood leaders as "terrorists", including Supreme Guide Mohamed Badie. This decision... Sunday, 29 March, 2015 - 16:21
Arab League Secretary General Nabil al-Araby speaks at a news conference on the Syrian crisis, after the Arab foreign ministers meeting at the Arab League headquarters in Cairo 2 September 2013.
 Arab League Secretary General Nabil al-Araby said on Sunday that a call for a meeting of the chiefs of staff of the countries willing to partake in the joint military force will take place within a month. The... Sunday, 29 March, 2015 - 16:03
Yemen troops in Sanaa in August

Houthi rebels 
© AFP | Egyptian Brotherhood's supreme leader Mohamed Badie flashes the "Rabaa" sign -- remembering those killed in the crackdown on the Rabaa al-Adawiya protest camp during his 2014 trial in Cairo
 
 
 
Arab League Secretary General Nabil al-Araby speaks at a news conference on the Syrian crisis, after the Arab foreign ministers meeting at the Arab League headquarters in Cairo 2 September 2013.

News

Suez Canal Project
Suez Canal Authority Chairman Mohab Mamish said that the new Suez canal project ended attempts by other countries to dig other canals that would affect the canal's growth rates.   During an international conference on maritime...

World

© Getty/AFP/File | US benchmark West Texas Intermediate for January delivery sank $1.16 in afternoon trade to $54.77
 
 
 
Oil prices fell on Monday as traders focused on whether Iran and six world powers would reach a deal that could add fuel to an already...
Campaigning in Britain's closest national election in decades will start on Monday after Queen Elizabeth dissolves parliament at Prime Minister...
A huge video screen on Sword Beach shows U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin as they arrive for the International 70th D-Day Commemoration Ceremony in Ouistreham June 6, 2014.
 
A third of Republicans believe President Barack Obama poses an imminent threat to the United States, outranking concerns about ...

Economy

Central Bank Governor Hesham Ramez
 Egypt's central bank kept the pound steady at 7.53 pounds to the dollar at a foreign exchange auction on Sunday, and the domestic currency strengthened on the black market. The central bank has kept the official exchange rate steady for...

Culture

A father holds the body of his child as South Vietnamese Army Rangers look down from their armored vehicle. The child was killed as government forces pursued guerrillas into a village near the Cambodian border 
 Grubby satchels, helmets, rusty knives and chunky radios are strewn around Dinh Van Loc's front room, transforming his house in Vietnam...
Colored inscriptions on a newly discovered tomb in Luxor, Egypt
Fragments of ancient beer-brewing basins unearthed in Tel Aviv indicate that Egyptians more than 5,000 years ago had settled further north than...
The performers of the famous "Bollywood Love Story" show have been received at Cairo Airport, where they performed an improvised show in...

Life Style

 The middle class is at the heart of the campaign for Britain's May elections despite an economic recovery under David Cameron's coalition
Whether labelled "Worcester Woman" or "Aldi Mum", the struggling middle class is at the heart of the campaign for Britain's...
 An employee of the CEMOI chocolate factory in Abidjan empties bags of cocoa beans onto a metal grate for cleaning
Ivory Coast reigns as the world's top cocoa producer but it wants to sell more than the beans, turning them into the even more lucrative...
Fireworks on New Year's Eve celebration
In 2015, three months - February, March and November - see their thirteenth day falling on Fridays, a phenomenon that will not reoccur for another...