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Scoop: Trump to host Arab leaders for sensitive talks

President Trump has accelerated his diplomatic efforts to broker peace among quarreling Arab monarchies, starting with an upcoming series of White …

Gulf Cooperation Council

Egypt faces public backlash after signing $15 billion gas deal with Israel

The signing of a $15 billion deal allowing an Egyptian private sector firm to buy natural gas from Israel over the coming decade has sparked …

Hosni Mubarak

Nefertiti’s Face by Joyce Tyldesley review – the creation of an Ancient Egyptian icon

Why did the bust of a queen carved more than 3,000 years ago achieve such fame when it was exhibited in 1924?<p>Even with her blinded left eye, Nefertiti has come to epitomise female perfection. Uncannily symmetrical, and with the second most famous half-smile after the Mona Lisa, her image has been …

Ancient History

The shadow over Egypt

By Orla Guerin<p>Egypt will elect a president next month.<p>Opponents have been rounded up.<p>Many have been jailed, tortured or disappeared.<p>The daughter<p><i>Warning: This piece contains details of torture and sexual violence that some readers may find upsetting.</i><p>It was a family wedding, a happy occasion that was …

Tahrir Square

A Harvard doctor shares the 3-ingredient breakfast she eats at work every morning

"A bowl of cereal, or a bagel, or a piece of toast, or a muffin are all no different than a dessert," Tello wrote in a recent Harvard Health blog post.<p>Think about it — most blueberry muffins aren't much different from cupcakes, and pancakes are little more than fried dough with liquid sugar poured …

Breakfast

NASA astronaut comes closer to accidentally drifting off into space than anyone should ever have to

Spacewalks outside the International Space Station are no joke. When an astronaut straps on their suit and ventures out into space, the work being …

Space Science

Russia’s future soldier super suits are getting nuclear-proof accessories

In the never-ending forward march of military technology, Russia made a big leap in July when it showed off its vision for foot soldiers of the …

Trump Impeachment Measures From Local Governments Are On The Rise

Ten months into President Donald Trump’s tenure, the number of local governments calling for his impeachment is growing.<p>At least a dozen local …

Women do most of the housework and other surprising census figures

A breakdown of Australia’s highest and lowest income, levels of mortgage stress and unpaid domestic work by gender won’t come as a shock to anyone<p>The latest release of data from the 2016 census reveals the ageing population has seen a shift in the makeup of our workforce with more people employed …

Russian radio host Tatyana Felgenhauer stabbed in the neck

Tatyana Felgenhauer, a well-known journalist for Russia's top independent radio station Ekho Moskvy, has been stabbed in the throat by a man who …

Extremism

15 things you can do today to become rich in the future

<i>"The greatest reward in becoming a millionaire is not the amount of money that you earn. It is the kind of person that you have to become to become a millionaire."  — Jim Rohn</i><p>Most people wish their circumstances would magically change for them. They don't have the desire to become better themselves …

Self-improvement

UK facing most severe terror threat ever, warns MI5 chief

Head of intelligence service says more attacks are inevitable as Britain sees ‘dramatic upshift’ in Islamist terrorism<p>Britain is facing its most severe ever terrorist threat and fresh attacks in the country are inevitable, according to the head of Britain’s normally secretive domestic intelligence …

John McCain just delivered a total and complete takedown of Trumpism

<b>(CNN) —</b> On Monday night in Philadelphia, John McCain offered a total and complete rejection of the world view offered by the leader of his party.<p>Here's the key paragraph:<p><i>"To fear the world we have organized and led for three-quarters of a century, to abandon the ideals we have advanced around the</i> …

Political Science

Here's Why Allowing Saudi Women To Drive Is Very Dangerous For The Rest Of The World

<b>The move risks provoking the already distraught Wahhabi clergy who fear that the monarchy is breaking its old alliance with them by sidelining the</b> …

What a picture – Boris Johnson and the Sun’s editor, running out of power

The strength is almost visibly seeping from the foreign secretary and Tony Gallagher in this photograph, as their mandate turns to dust<p>Why are they running and where are they going? Like naked mole rats scurrying endlessly in a plastic burrow, foreign secretary Boris Johnson and the Sun editor Tony …

12 Ways Successful People Get More Done Than the Rest of Us

Successful people are not more gifted. They just work hard, and then succeed on purpose.<p>Most of us know at least one madly productive person--someone who's able to accomplish more in a couple of hours than the rest of us get done all day. And chances are that person is also quite successful.<p>It's no …

Self-improvement

A North Korean ship was seized off Egypt with a huge cache of weapons destined for a surprising buyer

Last August, a secret message was passed from Washington to Cairo warning about a mysterious vessel steaming toward the Suez Canal. The bulk freighter named <i>Jie Shun</i> was flying Cambodian colors but had sailed from North Korea, the warning said, with a North Korean crew and an unknown cargo shrouded …

North Korea