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The Indestructible Alkemade

Nicholas Alkemade was a World War II gunner in the Royal Air Force. In March of 1944, his squad flew to Berlin on a raid in an Avro Lancaster II …

Royal Air Force

Trump's Jerusalem plan has behind-the-scenes backing in Egypt: report

While the Arab world publicly decried President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, new evidence suggests a contrary private opinion in Egypt.<p>Following Trump’s move last month, Capt. Ashraf al-Kholi, an Egyptian intelligence officer, phoned several talk show hosts in …

Donald Trump

Citizens warned of New Administrative Capital scams

The spokesperson for Egypt’s New Administrative Capital Khaled Al-Husseini warned citizens of a potential scam surrounding the New Capital, where …

Why One Giant Gas Field Is a Big Deal for Egypt

The gas imports which once helped Egypt avert power blackouts may soon be a thing of the past. Eni SpA’s massive "Zohr" natural gas field, the …

Hosni Mubarak

Christmas Mass to be held in Egypt's largest church in New Administrative Capital

During his participation in the 2017 Christmas celebrations in the Abbasiya Cathedral of St. Mark, Sisi called on contractors constructing the New …

The Royal Navy's new aircraft carrier has sprung a leak and is taking on 200 litres of water an hour — but here's why it's not a big deal

The Royal Navy's newest, biggest, most powerful, and most expensive ever warship is leaking.<p>HMS Queen Elizabeth, which formally joined the navy's fleet earlier this month, is taking on approximately 200 litres per hour because a seal around one of its stern (rear) propeller shafts has broken.<p>The …

Military

Global Conflicts to Watch in 2018

“The U.S. is now the most unpredictable actor in the world today.”<p>As conflicts ignite and burn and flicker out around the world, U.S. officials assess the dangers they represent back home. Not all of these conflicts directly threaten American interests, which is why the Council on Foreign Relations …

Geopolitics

'House of Cards' to end without Kevin Spacey

The actor was already cut out of Ridley Scott's movie, "All the Money in the World." Now, the hit Netflix TV series will be completed without its …

Entertainment

In Snub to U.S., Russia and Egypt Move Toward Deal on Air Bases

LONDON — Egypt, in what appeared to be a snub to the Trump administration, has reached a preliminary agreement to allow Russian military jets to use its airspace and bases, both sides said Thursday.<p>If finalized, the agreement would give Russia its deepest presence in Egypt since 1973, when Cairo …

The 19 Most Badass Spy Planes

<b>Convair B-36 RB-36D Peacemaker</b> <br>The B-36 strategic bomber was not only the largest primary nuclear weapons delivery aircraft of the USAF in the …

Aerospace

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

5 hours ago<p>Seattle Seahawks cornerback Shaquill Griffin wants Legion of Boom to stay intact for 2018, according to Pro Football Talk.<p>7 hours ago<p>We …

College Football

This Is the Story of the Secret Ex-Nazi Army That Guarded West Germany

<i>The secret army was the brainchild of Albert Schnez, a former Wehrmacht colonel who later became an official in the Bundeswehr. Along with other</i> …

History

Kevin Spacey Says Netflix Can’t Really Fire Him, Will The Platform Have a Spin-Off With Claire Underwood ?

<i>House of Cards</i> powerhouse Frank Underwood can twist and turn power into his favor, but can the actor who played him do the same?<p>According to</i> …

Kevin Spacey

Surgeons find parasite unlike any they've seen in body of defector shot 5 times while escaping North Korea

South Korean surgeons operating on a North Korean defector who ran across the Demilitarized Zone between the two countries under a hail of gunfire on Monday have found a parasite in the man's stomach unlike any other they had seen.<p>The defector, who was shot five times, remained in critical …

North Korea

Samsung can't stop mocking Apple in its adverts – here are some of its most savage burns

New ad shows a coming of age tale.<p>A new ad by Samsung released just days after Apple's iPhone X launch appears to poke fun at dedicated iPhone users …

Samsung Galaxy

The 'cursed tombs' of Egypt are opening to the public for the first time

If you like living on the wild side, you might fancy a trip to Egypt, where archaeologists have opened the ‘cursed tombs’ to the public for the first time. These tombs contain the remains of the workers who helped to construct the Pyramids of Giza and they were discovered in 1990.<p>Built as massive …

All the Options for Serious Weight Loss

The first thing Santa Monica weight-loss physician and surgeon Carson Liu, M.D. will tell you is that the desire to lose serious weight, and how one …

SAS ghost patrol posed as Germans to infiltrate Rommel's army and turn tide of desert war

The convoy of German army trucks weren’t given a second look. They were just Afrika Korps guards transporting captured troops deep inside Nazi …

The Anatomy of the Heart

Chambers<p>Atria - upper two chambers of the heart.<br>• Ventricles - lower two chambers of the heart.<p>Heart Wall<p>The heart wall consists of three</b> …

Take a look inside 'The Rook' — an armored vehicle SWAT teams use to tear through vehicles, block an active shooter, or bust through a riot

Everything from lethal and non-lethal weapons, body armor, drones, policing software, uniforms, and even vehicles were on display, including a new armored vehicle called "The Rook."<p>The Rook, designed by Ring Power Corporation, a heavy equipment company that modifies vehicles, is essentially an …

Law Enforcement

Egypt battles landmines 75 years after El Alamein

Fighting in the pivotal WWII battle of El Alamein may have stopped 75 years ago but Egypt is now waging another war against a hidden enemy: landmines.<p>…

Egypt is about to launch Universal Health Coverage

Egypt is about to offer all of its citizens health insurance for the first time in the North African country’s history. Prime Minister Sherif Ismail approved on Wednesday a new comprehensive health insurance bill after meeting with the Minister of Health, Ahmed Emad, to review final details of the …

Egypt's appoints new military chief of staff

The move comes a week after militants killed at least 16 security forces in an ambush during an anti-terrorist raid in restive Giza province

National Security Agency (NSA)

Coptic Christian Tombstone Unearthed in Luxor

LUXOR, EGYPT—<i>Ahram Online</i> reports that a tombstone carved with a cross and Christian texts written in Coptic was uncovered during restoration of the …

Archaeology

Record for biggest kebab in the world set in Berlin

The world record for the biggest doner kebab has been broken in Berlin. It is a fitting title for the city where the sandwich was invented.<p>A massive …

World Records

WATCH: Video Shows Female Israeli Soldier Fight Off Dozens Of Men

Off-duty Israeli soilder used her karate moves to ward off male Jewish protesters as they called her a whore Monday.<p>Nomi Golan gave herself the task …

Senhance System is a robotic assistant that can help doctors perform surgery

We can’t say anything for its bedside manner, but a new robotic system could be a pretty crucial assistant during your surgery. On Friday, the U.S. …

Medical Technology

Viruses discovered a century ago may be our best defense against a threat that could kill 10 million people a year by 2050

Antibiotic resistance — the phenomenon in which bacteria stop responding to certain antibiotics — is a growing threat around the world.<p>It's expected to kill 10 million people annually by 2050.<p>And it hasn't been easy to develop new drugs in order to stay ahead of the problem. Many major …

Medicine

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

21 minutes ago<p>Cleveland addresses both sides of the football.<p>23 minutes ago<p>The Eagles add another playmaker for Carson Wentz in Kirk.<p>27 minutes …

Army Says These New Weapons Will Help America Win Its Next War

• <b>The Army is exploring a number of improvements and additions to its arsenal.</b>• <b><br>A main goal is enhancing the accuracy and lethality of weapons US</b> …