Contaminated water
Dozens of farmers in Baltim gathered in front of the City Council in protest against contaminated irrigation water unsuitable for irrigating agricultural land, which pollutes crops and threatens the lives of citizens... Friday, 27 March, 2015 - 17:02
Yemeni President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi with Saudi defense minister Mohammad bin Salman
 Saudi Arabia kept some key details of its military action in Yemen from Washington until the last moment, U.S. officials said, as the kingdom takes a more assertive regional role to compensate... Friday, 27 March, 2015 - 16:43
Suez Cement workers
Negotiations between the Suez Cement company and the workers over the disbursement of annual profit shares that amount to a 12-month wage have failed.   Labor sources within the company said that although leaders... Friday, 27 March, 2015 - 16:17
Iran's foreign minister said on Friday Saudi-led air strikes against Houthi rebels in Yemen had to stop and all parties with influence in the country should push for a political solution. "We have condemned... Friday, 27 March, 2015 - 16:15
Contaminated water
Yemeni President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi with Saudi defense minister Mohammad bin Salman
Suez Cement workers

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Wahid Hamed
“More blood will be shed and more martyrs will fall in exchange for freedom, for we are facing a heartless enemy,” scriptwriter Wahid Hamed said in an interview on the Al-Hayat satellite TV channel on Thursday evening.   “The...

World

Turkey's parliament overwhelmingly passed a security law on Friday to broaden police powers and allow the use of firearms against demonstrators,...
A ship passes a petro-industrial complex in Kawasaki near Tokyo December 18, 2014.
 
 Conflict in Yemen risks spilling out into the busy sea lanes that pass it and potentially disrupt the narrow Bab el-Mandeb passage through...
Chinese village residents gather
China faces a million deaths a year from antibiotic-resistant superbugs and a loss of $20 trillion by 2050, an economist and former top Goldman Sachs...

Economy

© AFP/File | Emirati men sit under a stock market screen at the Dubai Financial Market (DFM) in Dubai, on January 30, 2011
 
 
 
Most Middle East stock markets fell on Thursday after Saudi Arabia and its allies in the region launched air strikes against Yemen's Houthi militia, but they came well off their lows late in the day as the initial panic subsided. Saudi Arabia...

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...