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Inflation has been on the rise since the currency flotation on November (AFP/File)
October 17, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Egypt, a country with a population of 90 million, where more than 28 percent of them live below the poverty line, has been struggling with economic challenges and political turmoil since the Jan. 25 Revolution in 2011.
“The future of 4.5 million students hangs in the balance” (AFP)
October 16, 2017 - 21:00 GMT
Classrooms in Yemen’s capital and rebel-held north remained largely empty on the first official day of school Sunday, as war, hunger and an economic collapse leave millions struggling to survive.
ISIS flag (Shutterstock/File)
October 16, 2017 - 18:00 GMT
Continued political and military fragmentation in Libya is allowing for the regrouping of ISIS in the country after it was largely defeated in 2016, Walid Namane, an independent analyst, and North Africa expert has said.
Kuwait's Emir Shaikh Sabah Al Ahmad (AFP/File)
October 16, 2017 - 14:54 GMT
Kuwait's Emir Shaikh Sabah Al Ahmad has arrived in Riyadh on a fraternal visit to Saudi Arabia.
On Friday a U.N. human rights spokesman said Muslim refugees wanted to see a peacekeeping force protecting them (Shutterstock/File)
October 16, 2017 - 14:06 GMT
The resolution backs up earlier EU moves to restrict certain arms and equipment sales to the country’s military which has been accused of carrying out ethnic cleansing against Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslim minority.
It is not known if the man being punished is a member ISIS or if he is simply subjected to the harsh Sharia law the terrorists practice.
October 16, 2017 - 14:03 GMT
ISIS in Egypt has released a video showing a thief having his hand cut off to boast of it's 'eye for an eye' attitude to crime and punishment.
The Israeli military said it holds the Syrian regime responsible for any anti-aircraft fire (Shutterstock/File)
October 16, 2017 - 13:50 GMT
Israel struck a Syrian anti-aircraft battery near Damascus on Monday after missiles were fired at Israeli reconnaissance planes earlier, the military said.
Duterte was elected last year largely on an incendiary law-and-order platform in which he promised to eradicate illegal drugs in society by killing 100,000 people (AFP/File)
October 16, 2017 - 13:48 GMT
Duterte issued the warning during a bombastic speech on national television in which he attacked all opponents - from his communist rivals to the EU.
Earlier Monday, the Iraqi army launched an operation to capture military bases and oil fields in Kirkuk (AFP/File)
October 16, 2017 - 12:15 GMT
In a statement, the ministry said the elite anti-terrorism forces have completed their redeployment in the K-1 base.
This is the first time in months that such an incident occurs (AFP/File)
October 16, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
ISIS has claimed responsibility for the two rockets launched from Egypt’s restive Sinai Peninsula which landed in southern Israel’s Eshkol Regional Council Sunday night, marking the first time in months that such an incident occurred.
Iraqi forces drive towards Kurdish peshmerga positions on October 15, 2017, on the southern outskirts of Kirkuk (Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP)
October 16, 2017 - 10:37 GMT
Anger is running high in Kirkuk, with footage of Kurdish residents apparently throwing stones at withdrawing Peshmerga troops circulating on social media.
The truck attack at the capital's busiest intersection destroyed buildings, restaurants, and hotels (AFP)
October 16, 2017 - 09:31 GMT
The toll from Saturday's suicide truck bombing in capital Mogadishu has climbed to 276 dead and more than 300 others injured, Minister of Information Abdirahman Omar Osman said late Sunday.
Amman Design Week's main space (Al Bawaba/John Lillywhite)
October 16, 2017 - 09:28 GMT
As Amman Design Weeks comes to a close, Al Bawaba takes a look at Jordan's place in the creative world and where artists hope to take it.
Turkish Police Forces (AFP/File)
October 16, 2017 - 09:15 GMT
Police arrested 39 people, including 32 foreigners for their alleged links to ISIS in Istanbul Monday, according to a police source.
Khaled Fawzi (3rd-L) head of the Egyptian Intelligence services, shares a laugh with Hamas leader Izzat al-Rishq (2nd-L) and Fatah's Azzam al-Ahmad (C) following the signing of a reconciliation deal in Cairo on October 12, 2017 (Khaled Desouki/AFP)
October 15, 2017 - 14:15 GMT
According to Saudi-owned Asharq al-Awsat, which cited Palestinian sources, Hamas and Fatah have said they will not act unilaterally on either peace deals or armed conflict.
October 15, 2017 - 14:01 GMT
Nearly 700,000 Iraqis from the former ISIS stronghold of Mosul and nearby areas are still displaced despite the city's recapture in July, the Norwegian Refugee Council said on Sunday.