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Black treacle, or molasses, is still made in Upper Egypt according to traditional methods which manufacturers say preserves its authentic taste.
Journalists Takaful Fund will offer Bahrain's press corps financial assistance through interest-free loans and grants.
Clerics and officials urge citizens to ensure zakat contributions do not fall in the hands of groups like al-Qaeda.
Painter Sadik Jaafar tells Al-Shorfa he wants to focus on the positive and show people that despite harsh conditions, there is continuity and creativity in Iraq.
Proposed new laws and amendments to existing legislation aim to guarantee freedoms, fight corruption and strengthen the independence of the judiciary.
Egypt's largest coastal city is planning a new museum that will combine two collections of marine artefacts and give the city's submerged history a bigger platform.
A recent video shows a Taliban- and al-Qaeda-affiliated militant group training boys for acts of terror in what authorities call 'the most serious form of war crime'.
The Lebanese Shia cleric says it is religiously and legally unacceptable for Hizbullah and al-Qaeda-linked groups to intervene in the Syrian conflict.
Promoting safe ecotourism, cleaning the sea bed and beaches, recycling waste and fighting desertification are among joint efforts the countries are making.
Lebanon's Utopia Foundation helps former fighters and unemployed youth find new purpose in life and improve their communities.
Jabhat al-Nusra and Hizbullah's attempts to stir up sectarian strife in Syria closely resemble al-Qaeda's agenda in Iraq, officials claim.
Prosecutors say some members of the cell received training from al-Qaeda in Pakistan and Iran.
Europeans and Arabs are crossing into Syria to perform 'jihad', a move mainstream opposition forces and civilians have rejected.
After an 'Arab Idol' episode full of surprises, all 10 participants still remain on the show.
The Hizbullah leader's stated willingness to receive Syrian arms shows the deep involvement of Hizbullah, and Iran by proxy, in the Syrian conflict, political analysts say.
Matar says he felt no fear standing in front of the camera for the first time, and far from home.
The umrah season is in full swing, with around 800,000 Egyptians expected to travel to Mecca.
Exposing youth to the arts and teaching them the cultural heritage of Yemenis of all backgrounds safeguards them against extremist ideas, officials tell Al-Shorfa.
Syrian sculptor Abeer Wahib translates moments into artwork
Project is part of a larger scheme to transform Suez into a major economic zone, attracting international companies and creating jobs.
Thirty promising young Yemenis will go on to display their work in future nationwide exhibitions.
Keeping pace with global technological advancements and improving vocational education topped the list of goals at the Arab Education Summit.
Discussions tackled Gulf economic integration, including the GCC Customs Union, the GCC Common Market and the Gulf monetary union.
Not everything is the responsibility of government, Morcos says. Citizens bear rights they should understand, exercise and defend.
The majority of AQAP foreign fighters are Saudis, but also include recruits from North Africa, the Levant, and the Horn of Africa, officials say.
Economic concerns top the list of challenges that Egyptians expect the new ministers to address.
Preparations are under way for the remaining elections scheduled for July in Anbar and Ninawa.
The show moves towards its finale leaving two contestants behind: Hanan Rida of Bahrain and Sabrine al-Nagily of Egypt.
New programme will provide micro-financing to low-income families and help children pursue their education.
The pipeline, which will extend from Basra to Aqaba, aims to meet Jordan's energy needs and open up new markets for Iraqi export.
Amanat Sanaa is working to ensure the historic city is preserved for future generations.
While students buckle down to prepare, Egypt is using helicopters to distribute exam material to remote locations across the country.
Standing on the wreckage of his home in Haswa, a Sahwa leader mourns his family, killed by an al-Qaeda bomb, as his neighbours express their sorrow and rage.
The young Lebanese is making a name for herself in the male-dominated field of zajal poetry.
Tourists choosing to spend Labour Day, Sham el-Nessim or Coptic Easter by the Mediterranean Sea are giving the port's economy a welcome boost.
Large solar energy plant aims to reduce the kingdom's dependence on fossil fuels and meet its increasing energy demands.
"Marib" digital content database offers researchers access to categorised online Arabic language content.
'Ashbal al-Qaeda' group set out to recruit and brainwash minors into carrying out acts of terrorism.
While some express reservations, Egyptian shoppers and manufacturers are increasingly doing business online.
Syria's opposition and March 14 politicians said Hizbullah secretary-general Hassan Nasrallah's statement on Syria exacerbates the conflict and sectarian tensions.
Yemeni minister Abdul Hafez Noman describes government plans to help young people meet the needs of the labour market.
The merger will allow investors from each country to trade directly on the bourse of the other country.
Officials denounced the organisation's reported interference in the kingdom's affairs, backed by Iran.
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Residents of Syria's al-Raqa and Tal Abyad describe difficulties and tensions in the area since Jabhat al-Nusra moved in.
I really rejoice when I see Iraq implementing new huge projects because this is supposed to be the usual in Iraq, but here were so much destruction and terrorism and ruin that have been witnessed b...حمزة قاسم