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Morag's Run: Why a small desert road was a key pivot in the Yom Kippur War

Tirtur Road’s dual role – Egyptian defense line and would-be Israeli artery – would turn the nondescript desert road into a major strategic …

World News

Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan faces rape accuser in court

PARIS (AFP) -<p>Prominent Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan faced one of his rape accusers for more than eight hours in a French court Tuesday as he seeks bail after seven months in custody on charges he furiously denies.<p>Ramadan, a frequent TV commentator, was a professor at Oxford University until he was …

Islam

The Eastern Mediterranean is getting more dangerous, and it’s not because of Russia, Syria, or Iran

The Eastern Mediterranean is about to get a lot more dangerous, and it’s not because of Russia, Syria, or Iran. Eastern Mediterranean used to be …

Turkey

How Long Does My Wife Want to Have Sex For?

Sex should last longer than masturbation, but probably not as long as you think.<p>We expect sex to last for about thirty minutes, surveys suggest. …

Sexual Health

Apple Plans Another Death Blow to the Phone Carriers

Each new iPhone is usually good news for mobile network operators. The latest Apple Inc. device always comes with upgrades that make it easier to play games, watch films and download reams of data. More data means bigger phone bills.<p>There’s a chance, though, that Wednesday’s arrival of the next …

U.S. Department of Justice

8 Totally Normal Things That Happen To Everyone After Sex, So Don't Freak Out

Let's talk about sex, shall we? Sex isn't always pretty, that's for sure, and it can sometimes be scary and confusing. But it's part of what makes us …

8 Secrets Only Professional Painters Know

Don't know how to reach tall ceilings? Or maybe you don't know how long to leave painter's tape on? Below, we've asked some of our favorite paint …

4 Body Language Clues That Your Partner Isn’t In Love With You, According To Experts

Sometimes people can say things they don't mean. We're all human — none of us are immune to bending the truth. But thankfully, knowing the basics of …

Body Language

Cruise Your Way to the Ruins of Ancient Civilizations

For those who relish discovering ancient ruins and for traveling in the ancient footprints of past civilizations, a cruise that includes the cities …

Ancient Civilization

WATCH: Salah gets brace as Egypt maul Niger

The Pharaohs hit the Menas for six with the Liverpool star getting two goals and a brace of assist

Niger

'Spider-Man: Far From Home' Set Video Confirms Another Marvel Character

A new video from the set of <i>Spider-Man: Far From Home</i> seems to confirm another Marvel Cinematic Universe character to be appearing in the</b> …

Marvel Universe

6 Time Management Tips for Naturally Disorganized People

People who believe they thrive in chaos typically have to work alone.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A big part of being successful at time management is being organized. But what if you happen to be a disorganized person? It’s nothing to be ashamed of. After all, you …

Time Management

This breathing technique will get you to sleep in just one minute

A simple breathing technique that takes seconds to complete could help you fall asleep in just one minute.<p>The 4-7-8 trick works by switching off the …

Sleep

5 of the Best Men’s Chinos

Men’s chinos are one of the most important pants in a man’s essential wardrobe. They can be worn with pretty much any in your closet. From broadcloth …

Men's Fashion

Egypt says village found in Nile Delta predated pharaohs

CAIRO — Egypt said Sunday that archaeologists have unearthed one of the oldest villages ever found in the Nile Delta, with remains dating back to before the pharaohs.<p>The Antiquities Ministry said the Neolithic site was discovered in Tell el-Samara, about 87 miles north of Cairo. Chief archaeologist …

Archaeology

My AirPods Are Staying In My Ears Thanks To This Dead Simple Video

Screw the stem forward. (Photo: Melissa Kirsch)<p>On yesterday’s rumour that we won’t be seeing second-gen AirPods until the fourth quarter of 2019, I …

Apple

Apple just turned your ancient AirPort Express router into an AirPlay 2 wireless speaker dongle

You've got to hand it to Apple. Even though the company hasn't updated its AirPort Express router since 2012, and even though it discontinued the entire AirPort line earlier this year, Apple isn't just letting its Wi-Fi router become a doorstop. Today, Apple imbued the AirPort with a brand-new …

Tech Trends

A Dating Coach Reveals Why Nice Guys Always Finish Last

Nice guys finish last. It's an old saying which has been debated over for way too long so we've hit up our resident dating expert, Chris Manak of …

Dating

Procrastination: It's pretty much all in the mind

<b>To procrastinate or not: the answer may be down to differences in how our brains are wired, a study suggests.</b><p>It identified two areas of the brain that determine whether we are more likely to get on with a task or continually put it off.<p>Researchers used a survey and scans of 264 people's brains to …

Amygdala

Egypt hotel deaths: 'Something in room killed my parents'

<b>The daughter of a British couple who died during a stay at an Egyptian hotel has insisted something in their room killed them.</b><p>John Cooper, 69, and his wife Susan, 63, from Burnley, Lancashire, died in Hurghada on Tuesday.<p>Egyptian investigators said on Saturday no traces of toxic gas had been …

Thomas Cook

Egypt hotel deaths: British tourists flown back to UK

<b>The first UK tourists to be flown back early from the Egyptian hotel where a British couple died have arrived home.</b><p>John Cooper, 69, and his wife Susan, 63, from Burnley, died at the Steigenberger Aqua Magic resort in Hurghada on Tuesday.<p>The couple's daughter, who was also staying at the hotel, said …

Thomas Cook

After reign of terror, ISIS' Baghdadi pleads for relevance

<b>(CNN) —</b> It was a message in a bottle from the land of irrelevance. Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the self-appointed caliph of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), this week purportedly put out a voice recording to his dwindling flock of followers, exhorting them to carry on a fight they've already …

Middle East

Thomas Cook evacuates ALL 300 holidaymakers from Egypt hotel where Brit couple died as heartbroken pals fear they suffered carbon monoxide poisoning

THOMAS Cook has tonight evacuated all 300 holidaymakers from an Egypt hotel where a Brit couple died - as pals fear they were gassed.<p>Susan Cooper, …

Thomas Cook

Ayman Nour: Saudi planned the coup in Egypt, UAE carried it out

Dr. Ayman Nour, the leader of Ghad Party and the former Egyptian presidential candidate, said that the decision to hold a coup on 3 July 2013 and …

Ricciardo: I considered quitting F1 before ballsy Renault move

Grand Prix racing was stunned when Ricciardo revealed his move – but Ricciardo said it was vital the world realised there was more to him than smiles …

Los Angeles

FDA Approves Magic Mushrooms For Treating Depression

The move follows an expansion of magnetic pulse therapies. But this one is a little more psychedelic.<p>The Food and Drug Administration has taken an …

Magic Mushrooms

Israel says Gaza gunman was Doctors Without Borders nurse

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel said on Thursday a Palestinian gunman killed by its forces on the Gaza Strip border this week was a nurse working for Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders) and that it was seeking an explanation from the international aid group.<p>Israel's liaison office for …

Israel

Coconut Oil Is ‘Pure Poison’ According To Harvard Scientist

Superfood may not be so super after all.<p>Love coconut oil? Not so fast, because the world’s superfood and miracle cure-all might not be so amazing …

Ten Best Time-Travel Movies That Will Blow Your Mind

There are plenty of time-travel movies in existence, but most are either obtrusive "hard sci-fi" yawn-fests or patronising popcorn entertainment. …

'Jack Ryan' Review: The Spectacular Anti-'Homeland' We Really Needed

Ever since <i>Homeland</i> came onto the scene, the days of the action-driven espionage series have waned significantly. The message was clear in the post-post-9/11 age of television: more analysis, fewer guns. <i>Jack Ryan</i> not only swings the pendulum back the other way, it makes a statement there’s room for …

Action Hero