4 hrs ago
A tale of Egypt: Past, present and future
Travelling can be so awesome, especially when the area you descend on holds historical significance and yet displays the innovations of the present generation and prospects for future human advancement.
10 hrs ago
The Fresno Bee
ICC prosecutor criticizes UN over Sudan inaction
Fatou Bensouda said the council's inaction and paralysis in the face of increasing violence against civilians has emboldened al-Bashir to ignore council resolutions and left victims with no hope for justice.
15 hrs ago
From the Middle East to Lausanne: Arabic Thoughts amidst the Alps
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Fri Dec 06, 2013
Study Abroad Program Relocates to Jordan
A new summer study abroad option in Amman, Jordan, will replace the Office of International Programs' offerings in Cairo and Alexandria, Egypt, that were cancelled because of turmoil in the region last year.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Central Bank of Egypt cuts key interest rates
Reuters - Egypt's central bank cut its key interest rates by 50 basis points in a surprise move at a monetary policy meeting on Thursday.
Africa Investment-Intrepid bankers reap rewards in Africa's newest state
Executive Martin Oduor-Otieno, sleeping in a tent at night, found a shop he could rent in Juba that was just big enough to fit a partition and grill, the basic requirement to open KBC's first branch.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Abu Dhabi: The wind, the sand, yourself
In the dunes outside Liwa, the wind conveys nothing on its back. The edge of the Rub al Khali is so dead the air transmits no sound and your voice carries no farther than inside the empty quarter of your own skull.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Direct Line: Doing Business In South Sudan
Brief description of call: South Sudan, the world's newest country, is rich in natural resources and officially encourages foreign direct investment.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Japan's wrestling diplomat in Sudan bout for final time
A wrestling diplomat from Japan challenges a Sudanese Nuba opponent for the sixth and final time on Friday, and this time he is hoping for his first win.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Airport chaplains let fliers connect with heavens
The Rev. Frank Colladay Jr. stood at the end of the gate waiting. On the arriving plane was a passenger whose husband had just died of a heart attack on another flight.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
British Ambassador to South Sudan at Govt-NGO Partnership Review
You may recall my very first speaking engagement as the British Ambassador to , way back in April, was at the 2nd Partnership Review Conferences.
The Times of Israel
'Turkish envoy to Egypt expelled for conspiring against country'
In this Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012 file photo provided by Turkish Prime Minister's Press Service,Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, right, and Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi salute the members of Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party in Ankara, Turkey Egypt's decision to expel the Turkish ambassador in Cairo followed attempts by ... (more)
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Malaysian National News Agency
Sudan, Eritrea Launch 7th Tourism, Shopping Festival
SUDAN, Sudan, Nov 25 -- Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir and Eritrean counterpart Isaias Afwerki on Sunday officially inaugurated the seventh Tourism and Shopping Festival in Port-Sudan, Xinhua news agency reported.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Ham and High
Heritage: Hampstead resident Sir Flinders Petrie measured the...
Adam Sonin charts the life of Sir William Matthew Flinders Petrie, renowned Victorian pioneer of the study of ancient Egypt - and an unlikely fan of the pink 'onesie' Sir William Matthew Flinders Petrie was a Victorian explorer who measured the Pyramids at Giza, laid the foundations for Egyptology - the study of ancient Egypt - and was the first ... (more)
Fri Nov 22, 2013
UK Relaxes Travel Warnings to Cairo and Giza Pyramids
The eased warnings will no doubt help Egyptians begin to rebuild their tourism industry, one new visitor at a time.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
A lonely husband in Hebron
Letters served many purposes in medieval Mediterranean society. Some individuals wrote solely for business dealings, others for personal reasons, and often the two were mixed.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Darfur: UN Assists Talks to Diffuse Intertribal Tensions
The joint African Union-United Nations peacekeeping mission in Darfur, which this weekend assisted in mediating between the Salamat and Misseriya tribes in the central area of the region, today expressed grave concern about intertribal conflict on civilians.
Egypt honours Allama Iqbal for message of tolerance
ISLAMABAD: The government of Egypt has honoured Poet of the East Dr Allama Muhammad Iqbal for his message of peace and tolerance on the International Day for Tolerance, observed on Monday.
UK Supports WFP's Innovative Help For Displaced People In Darfur
The United Nations World Food Programme today welcomed a contribution of GBA 19 million from the United Kingdom to assist the people displaced by conflict in Sudan's Darfur region.
Chief Inspector's new 'beat' in Africa
The police officer, who has worked in the city for more than 20 years, is to help the African country, which became independent two years ago, to adopt British neighbourhood policing strategies in a United Nations project.