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3 NDP members quit parliament, party

3 NDP members quit parliament, party

CAIRO: Three members of the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) resigned from the parliament and the party because of the ongoing anti regime protests and the party's reaction to it. T
'Reluctant' Mubarak faces protest D-day

‘Reluctant’ Mubarak faces protest D-day

  CAIRO: Egyptian protesters massed Friday for sweeping "departure day" demonstrations to

Saboteurs attack Egypt-Israel gas pipeline: TV

Pro-democracy protests continue in Sinai, Suez

CAIRO: In North Sinai, a few thousand protesters gathered in Sheikh Zowaid, Al-Arish and Rafah cities where there is an absence of both police and army forces to protest against Mubarak and the g

Voter drive shuts schools, angers parents in Nigeria

LAGOS: Simple spelling lessons and multiplication tables still appear on the chalkboards in empty classrooms across Africa's most populous nation as officials take over the country's schools to c

Streets flooded, power cut in Saudi city of Jeddah

JEDDAH: Torrential rainfall submerged streets and cut off electricity in parts of Saudi Arabia's second largest city Jeddah on Wednesday, raising fears of a repeat of floods in 2009 which killed

Baghdad car bomb kills 37 at funeral

BAGHDAD: A massive car bomb ripped through a funeral ceremony in a Shia district of Baghdad on Thursday, killing 37 people in the worst day of violence in the Iraqi capital in more than two month

Lebanon PM wants dialogue to solve tribunal dispute

BEIRUT: Lebanon's Hezbollah-backed prime minister designate Najib Mikati said on Wednesday he sought good relations with all countries after Washington expressed concern over the Iranian-backed S

Opposition forces call for thousands to join Friday demos

CAIRO: Egypt’s opposition forces are galvanizing their calls for change through peaceful demonstrations, hoping to enlist thousands to join protests after Friday prayers today. Poli

EU urges Egyptian authorities to show restraint

BRUSSELS: EU foreign affairs chief Catherine Ashton called on Egyptian authorities to exercise restraint on Thursday and respect the right of the people to protest peacefully against the leadersh

ElBaradei ready to ‘lead the transition’ in Egypt if asked

  VIENNA: Nobel peace laureate and leading dissident Mohamed ElBaradei said Thursday he was ready to “lead the transition” in Egypt if asked, as he left Vienna for Cairo

Saudi prince says tough to predict Mubarak future

DAVOS, Switzerland: The future of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak hinges on the ability of the country’s leaders to understand the reasons behind unprecedented protests, a Saudi royal fami

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