""This standoff shows how Europe has lost its moral compass in the Mediterranean""
Head of MSF Emergency Desk
""People have continued to come and die in this tense kind of limbo where the EU itself cannot reach a united policy""
World news editor, The Daily Beast
""When we put our foot on the pedal, we go all the way""
Russian national coach
""All the hard work of actually negotiating the details, all of that has been pushed until later""
International Crisis Group
""It is the mark of great people to treat trifles as trifles and important matters as important.""
""What is amazing is that whatever issues they are having at home, whatever is missing from their lives or causes them pain, our school is theirs""
Winner, Global Teacher Prize
"#MSF is concerned that again politics are being placed above people’s lives. The priority must be the importance of the well being & safety of the people on board."
French international medical assistance NGO
""The ocean is a horrible, horrible place for anything manmade. The engineering has been a challenge.""
Winner European Entrepreneur of the Year
Inspire Middle East
This latest discovery is in an area known to house ancient catacombs from the Pharaonic Late Period and the Ptolemaic dynasty.
Three Egyptian policemen saved the life of a five-year-old boy as he fell from a third-floor-balcony in the city of Assuit.
The army says former military chief of staff Sami Anan broke the law by running for president without permission.
Mr Pence's trip to Egypt, the first leg of a Middle East tour, was marred by continuing anger over the US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital last month.
Advances in technology are having a big impact on a broad range of industries, provoking intense debate about the future of work.
Says tunnels used to supply upsurge in rocket attacks from Gaza into Israel.
A funeral procession carried Abdullah Zidan's body through Gaza a day after he was allegedly shot dead by Egyptian naval forces.
Diplomats from six Arab countries have pledged to seek international recognition of an independent Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital.
How women-only pole dancing classes are inspiring women in Egypt to have more confidence.
A British woman has been sentenced to three years in prison in Egypt after bringing around 300 painkiller tablets into the country from the UK
Authorities hope the discovery of the tombs and their contents, including a mummy, will help attract more foreign visitors to boost the country's ailing tourism industry
The country is reeling after the deadliest militant attack in its modern history
The death toll in Egypt's worst militant attack in modern history has now passed 300
Three days of national mourning have begun in Egypt for the 235 people killed in a bomb and gun attack during Friday prayers at a mosque in North Sinai
Militants have killed hundreds of police and soldiers over recent years in Egypt but appear to have shifted tactics with Friday's attack on a mosque
For the first time in a decade, the Gaza border with Egypt opens under Palestinian Authority control
For the first time 55 pieces of previously unseen Egyptian artefacts found inside King Tutankhamun's tomb have gone on display at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo.
Laura Plummer flew into the country with Tramadol, legal in the UK but illegal in Egypt.
Team which discovered hidden chamber in Egyptian pyramd developes new virtual reality tour
Khalid Ali becomes to the first to announce challenging President al-Sisi for presidency in 2018