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  The Law Society of England and Wales's withdrawal of guidance on sharia (Islamic law) wills is a "great victory", but more than 120 unregulated sharia courts in the UK are ruling against women on a daily basis, a women's...
Egypt's central bank held its main interest rates steady at a policy meeting on Thursday but said softening growth in emerging markets and mounting concerns about the global economy could pose a threat to the country's nascent recovery. The...
David Baldacci's newest thriller, "The Escape," made the U.S best-seller list on Wednesday, knocking Stephen King's "Revival" from the No. 1 spot. Data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and...
In a new study, people who ate chocolate a few times per week or more weighed less than those who rarely indulged in the sweet. The finding doesn't prove that adding a candy bar to your daily diet will help you shed pounds. But researchers said...
CONFIDENCE The dictionary defines it as trust or faith, being sure. I believe it means feeling good about yourself, especially in regard to accomplishing something. That something can be a new job, a new assignment, a performance review, networking...
Israel's Shin Bet security service said it had arrested 30 members of the group in September, some of whom had received weapons and explosives training from Hamas militants in Jordan and the Gaza Strip.   Planning for attacks against...
Egypt's Qalaa Holding will issue shares worth 4 billion Egyptian pounds ($560 million) by May 2015 to advance a major restructuring of the loss-making investment fund, a company official said. Qalaa, one of Egypt's largest investment...
 Egypt's pound held steady at a central bank dollar sale on Thursday but strengthened slightly on the unofficial market. The bank offered $40 million on Thursday and said it had sold $37.6 million at a cut-off price of 7.1401 pounds per...
Egypt expects to spend 25 percent less than budgeted for on fuel subsidies this fiscal year due to a fall in crude oil prices, a top oil ministry official said on Thursday, offering help to the government's efforts to slash its deficit. The...
 A tiny but growing number of the 46 million turkeys destined to be eaten in American this Thanksgiving can trace their lineage to the birds that graced the tables of the country's early settlers. Cheaper, big-breasted turkeys full of the...