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Franco-Egyptian actor Gamil Ratib dies at 92

CAIRO (AP) — Gamil Ratib, an award-winning Franco-Egyptian actor whose roles as villain or aristocrat made him a household name across the Arab world, died Wednesday, state media reported. He was 92.<p>Ratib's acting career — he appeared in about 100 films in both French and Arabic — began as early as …

Cairo

Everything You Know About Obesity Is Wrong - The Huffington Post

Print this story<p><b>From the 16th century to the 19th,</b> scurvy killed around 2 million sailors, more than warfare, shipwrecks and syphilis combined. It was an ugly, smelly death, too, beginning with rattling teeth and ending with a body so rotted out from the inside that its victims could literally be …

Diets

Egypt to hold first defence expo in December

Cairo, Sep 10 (IANS) The Egyptian military will hold its first defence exhibition on December 3-5, the armed forces announced on Sunday.<p>The Egypt …

Armed Forces

Why Egypt is building a brand new mega capital city

Cranes are hovering over a new town in Egypt – but this is no mere overspill like Stevenage or Crawley. The new administrative capital, or NAC (so …

Cities

Egyptian, French navies carry out joint-military exercise at Red Sea base

Egyptian and French armed forces conducted joint naval exercise taking place at Red Sea naval base on Friday and is set to last for several days.<p>A …

Egypt ranked world's 25th most powerful country

Egypt has been ranked by US News and World Report as the 25th most powerful country in the world.<p>In its annual report, which ranks world countries in …

Dog 'saves' officer with CPR

A police dog in Madrid named Poncho "performed" CPR on an officer during a mock demonstration.

Demonstration

'Relax A-level grades for some medical students'

<b>Academic entry requirements for medical degrees should be relaxed for students applying from the worst UK secondary schools, researchers say.</b><p>A study from the University of York says these students should be able to drop one or two A-level grades.<p>The study finds those on medicine courses with lower …

The Odd Story of Egypt's Haunted Hindu Temple-Palace

As travellers pass the Cairo suburb of Heliopolis, on their way to the Airport in Egypt’s capital they are astounded by the sight of a Hindu …

Ancient History

See the Aircraft Used by the Army's Premier Special Ops Aviation Unit - Warrior Maven

5 of the Most Terrifying Spy Plane Missions in U.S. Military History

Since the United States entered World War II, the Department of Defense has engaged in the systematic surveillance of other nations by air to glean …

Why the dogs of the Navy SEALs are a force to be reckoned with

Special Operations Forces canines are overwhelmingly chosen from one breed, the Belgian Malinois. Only 1% of candidate dogs make the cut for training.<p>…

Eisenhower on the Suez Canal Crisis Video - Dwight D. Eisenhower

Subscribe for fascinating stories connecting the past to the present.<p>Please enter a valid email address<p>By submitting your information, you agree to …

Is there really a doctor shortage?

You hear it so often it’s almost a cliché: The nation is facing a serious shortage of doctors, particularly doctors who practice primary care, in the …

Ahmed Khaled Towfik: the pioneer of Arabic Sci-fi

His dystopian vision of the future is still five years away, but science fiction writer Ahmed Khaled Towfik leaves a legacy that will last long …

Do Egyptians Regret Hosni Mubarak Today?

<b>Mahmoud Salem</b> | Writer, analyst, author of the Sandmonkey blog<p>The short answer has to be a resounding “yes,” but not for the conventional reasons of …

Here's every weapon the US Army gives to its soldiers

It goes without saying that the US Army is continuously testing and adding new weapons to its arsenal.<p>For example, the Army recently began to replace the M9 and M11 pistols with the M17 and M18, but has only delivered them to soldiers in the 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell in Kentucky. …

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 …

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 …

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

The spokesperson for the Coptic Orthodox Church, priest Bolus Halim, announced on Wednesday that Christmas Mass will take place in the largest church …

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 …

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 …

'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 …

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

• Maninoa Tufono<br>• ILB / 6-3 / 225<br>• NA<br>• Predicted by: EJ Holland<p>Kenan Christon<br>• RB / 5-10 / 185<br>• NA<br>• Predicted by: Bodie DeSilva<p>Na'im Rodman<br>• DT / 6-2 / …

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> …

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> …