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  • Arab summit opens in Egypt amid air strikes on Houthis, plans for joint mil...

    An Arab summit hosted by Egypt opens Saturday 28 March in the Red Sea resort of Sharm El-Sheikh at w...

    Arab summit opens in Egypt amid air strikes on Houthis, plans for joint military force
  • Saudi Arabia lead air strikes against Houthi rebels

    The Saudi air force launch tactical raids against Houthi strongholds.

    Saudi Arabia lead air strikes against Houthi rebels
  • Egypt’s Foreign Ministry urges nationals in Yemen to avoid conflict areas

    The Consular Sector at the Egyptian Foreign Ministry has established an operations room that works a...

    Egypt’s Foreign Ministry urges nationals in Yemen to avoid conflict areas
  • FM: Joint Arab military initiative still in its early stages

    Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukri has said that the creation of a joint military Arab force was...

    FM: Joint Arab military initiative still in its early stages
  • Searching for Egyptian Rumi Cheese – in Montreal

    During an extended stay outside Egypt a pressing urge for ‘gibna rumi’, our typical Egyptian ‘Greek’...

    Searching for Egyptian Rumi Cheese – in Montreal
  • Zawya brings Timbuktu to Cairo

    Zawya art house cinema brings Timbuktu, a feature film by Mauritanian director Abderrahmane Sissako,...

    Zawya brings Timbuktu to Cairo
Al-Arabi: Next year’s Arab summit to be held in Morocco

Al-Arabi: Next year’s Arab summit to be held in Morocco

Secretary-General of the Arab League Nabil Al-Arabi said on Sunday that member states have agreed to host the next Arab summit in Morocco. Al-Arabi made the announcement after the closing speech by Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi. A... more...

Saudi Arabia rebukes Putin at Arab summit

Saudi Arabia rebukes Putin at Arab summit

Saudi Arabia accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of hypocrisy on Sunday, saying that he should not express support for the Middle East while fuelling instability by supporting Syrian leader Bashar Al-Assad. In a rare move, Egyptian Pre... more...

Oil climbs 6% coinciding with Saudi military operations in Yemen

Oil climbs 6% coinciding with Saudi military operations in Yemen

More than 4 percent added to Brent and WTI as Saudi Arabia and its Arab allies launched a military operation in Yemen against Shiite Houthi militants on Thursday. WTI shot up more than 6.43 percent, hitting $52.38 per barrel, and Brent clim... more...

Charles Dickens’ writing desk and chair on public display

Charles Dickens’ writing desk and chair on public display

The chair and writing desk where Charles Dickens penned some of his final novels have been saved by the state and put on public display. The furniture remained in the Dickens family from the author’s death in 1870 until 2004 when they were ... more...

Spanish archaeological mission discovers oldest case of breast cancer

Spanish archaeological mission discovers oldest case of breast cancer

The archaeological mission of Spain’s Jaen University revealed a new discovery at the Tombs of the Nobles in Aswan on Tuesday. The mummy, which belongs to the 6th Dynasty (2200 BC), had stains across the body, which offered hints of a... more...

Carnival 2015: Celebrations across the globe

Carnival 2015: Celebrations across the globe

The fanciest dress party celebrated across Catholic countries sees people around the world run wild with their imagination by wearing the craziest and most artistic costumes for the annual Carnival season. Put bluntly, no dress codes exist ... more...

Spring Fashion for 2015

Spring Fashion for 2015

It is officially spring, the weather is starting to warm up and it is that time of year where you start to layer. We have compiled the latest fashion trends for this year’s spring with all the handy tips you may need including hair, a... more...

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