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Relations between Tehran and Riyadh have been tense for years over several political and security issues (AFP/File, Chris Lefkow)

Saudi coastguard capture 15 Iranians

Relations between Tehran and Riyadh have been tense for years over many political and security issues, including Iran’s controversial nuclear programme, which scares its Arab neighbours across the Gulf waters.

Daily News Egypt

US President Barack Obama waves at supporters during a campaign rally at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, on October 19, 2012. (AFP Photo /Jewel Samad)

Obama tags Romney with amnesia gag

The Obama camp’s previous bid to skewer Romney with insulting tags — such as pushing the Robin-Hood-in-reverse term “Romney Hood” to tarnish his tax policies — have done nothing to protect the president’s shrinking poll lead.

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Explosions and gunfire shook the northeastern Nigerian city of Potiskum on Thrusday. (AFP/ Getty Images)

Attacks ‘kill at least 23’ in Nigeria’s northeast

Kano, Nigeria (AFP) – A wave of attacks by suspected Boko Haram Islamists in northeastern Nigeria killed at least 23 people and destroyed several buildings, a hospital official and residents said on Saturday. A nurse at the Potiskum general hospital spoke of 20 bodies being brought to the morgue, while residents said three bodies were …

Daily News Egypt

Adel El Adawy

An Authoritarian Relapse?

The current circumstances under which the constitution is being drafted does not represent the ideals nor values embodied by the January 25th Revolution.

Daily News Egypt