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The Egyptian movie "Laf w Dawaran" (Back and Forth, 2016) was screened on Tuesday at the 65th Egyptian Catholic Center Cinema Festival, Youm 7 reported. The film ranked top in Egyptian cinemas last Eid al-Adha holiday. "Laf w Dawaran", which was...
The money is already “pouring in” from NATO partners who were convinced to play a greater role in joint security efforts, US President told the US Congress. In his speech, Trump reaffirmed his commitment to “historic institutions”, but more...
The Kremlin will patiently wait for a statement from the United States so that it can understand what the future holds for U.S-Russia relations, Dmitry Peskov, spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday. "We will be patient and...
The Russian military presence in Central Asia is crucial for regional stability, according to President Vladimir Putin, but Moscow is ready to leave at the first request after it helps to strengthen the Kyrgyzstan army to be capable of...
French presidential candidate Francois Fillon said Wednesday he will not pull out of the campaign despite admitting he is to be charged over allegations he paid his wife and children for fake jobs. Fillon, a conservative, said he would meet...
The United States is calling on the U.N.'s top human rights body to drop its "obsession with Israel." American envoy Erin Barclay told the U.N. Human Rights Council on Wednesday that "the United States' commitment to fundamental human rights is...
Explosions and gunfire echoed through Kabul in two separate Taliban assaults on security compounds Wednesday, officials said, as the insurgents ramp up attacks before the start of their annual spring offensive. At least one person was killed and 35 others...
Sri Lanka's main Tamil party accused the government Wednesday of not lifting a finger to address wartime crimes, as the foreign minister asked the UN for more time to investigate abuses. President Maithripala Sirisena had agreed to a United Nations...
Bangladesh police fired riot guns and tear gas Wednesday as a protest by bus drivers and truckers turned violent, with several injured in clashes that saw a low-grade bomb hurled at officers. One driver was critically injured after being shot...
A British zoo is facing closure and its owner prosecution after nearly 500 of its animals died of poor nutrition, cramped conditions and hypothermia over four years, it emerged Wednesday. A damning report into the South Lakes Safari Zoo in...
The first Saudi monarch to visit Indonesia in nearly half a century arrived Wednesday to an elaborate official welcome and crowds of thousands. King Salman exited his plane at Halim airport in Jakarta using a gold-colored escalator sent from Saudi...
Iraqi special forces are facing "fierce" resistance as they battle the Islamic State group in southwest Mosul, a commander said on Wednesday. Iraq launched a major push on February 19 to recapture the rest of Mosul from IS, retaking the...
Israeli forces are demolishing nine homes in the heart of the West Bank settlement of Ofra after the Supreme Court ruled they were built on private Palestinian land. Construction vehicles smashed walls Wednesday a day after police wrestled with protesting...
Tunisia is to prosecute six policemen over their response to a 2015 gun and grenade attack on a beach resort that killed 38 foreign holidaymakers, a judiciary spokesman said Wednesday. The announcement comes a day after an inquest into the...
President Donald Trump's new immigration order will remove Iraq from the list of countries whose citizens face a temporary U.S. travel ban, U.S. officials say, citing the latest draft in circulation. Trump is expected to sign the executive order...
Barack and Michelle Obama have book deals. The former president and first lady have signed with Penguin Random House, the publisher announced Tuesday. Financial terms were not disclosed for the books, which several publishers had competed for, although the deals...
Grammy Award-winning singer Rihanna finally "made it to Harvard" to be honored as the university's 2017 Humanitarian of the Year. She received a standing ovation as she accepted the award on Tuesday. "So I made it to Harvard," she said, flipping...
  Attention Little Monsters: Lady Gaga is coming to Coachella. The diva announced Tuesday night she will be performing at the music festival for both weekends in April. Gaga will take the headlining spot that had been Beyonce's; pregnant with twins,...
Fashion brand Balenciaga said Wednesday it had sacked its casting agency amid a furore over the "sadistic" mistreatment of models at Paris fashion week. The label, the hottest on the Paris catwalk, said it had sent a written apology to...
China will cut another 500,000 steel and coal jobs this year to reduce excess production capacity, the labor minister said Wednesday, amid complaints the industries are flooding global markets and depressing prices. Beijing is in the midst of a multiyear...
Unemployment in Germany hung on at an all-time low in February, official data showed Wednesday, pointing to strength in Europe's largest economy even as political uncertainty clouds future prospects. The unemployment rate stood at 5.9 percent in February, the same...
Audi, Porsche, BMW and Lexus are the best-performing brands in Consumer Reports' annual rankings, but lower-priced options aren't far behind. Subaru, Kia, Mazda, Honda and Buick also made it into the organization's top ten brands for 2017. Tesla was the...
The dollar and U.S. Treasury yields jumped on Wednesday, while stocks were mixed, as investors focused less on U.S. President Donald Trump's first speech to Congress and more on what they see as a growing chance of a U.S....
  SANA delegate to Geneva learned from sources close to the delegation of the Syrian Arab Republic to the Syrian-Syrian dialogue that the delegation met on Tuesday with Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov in the Swiss city. Both sides agreed...