U.S. to deliver eight F-16 aircraft to Egypt
Last month, Washington delivered two navy vessels to Egypt, doubling Cairo's total fleet of Fast Missile Craft to four.
Kuwait claims it uncovered cell of Islamic State militants
Members of the cell are now in custody and have confessed to being indoctrinated and receiving weapons' training.
Yahoo unveils Livetext messaging app to take on Snapchat, WhatsApp
Video calls can be better than texts for expressing emotions, but their audio component makes private conversations public.
French, German firms sign deal on joined armored vehicles production
Nexter sees each partner finding €35 million of benefits in five years time through the alliance, an industry source said.
German minister wants to rebalance of European Commission's role
Among issues raised were the Commission's ability to enforce EU budget discipline rules neutrally, a persistent concern of Germany.
Russia blocks UN tribunal to probe MH17 crash in Ukraine
Russia indicated that the resolution was too political and didn't wait for the outcome of two investigations underway.
Armenian government to reduce inspections by 98%
Minister-Chief of Government Staff said that checklists will be filled in, limiting the activities of inspection authorities.
Google Translate provides real-time translation in 27 languages
The service previously offered translations between English and French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish.
UN chief calls on counties to sign human trafficking protocol
“Trafficked persons are often tricked into servitude with the false promise of a well-paid job,” Ban Ki-moon said.
"Captain America 3: Civil War" release date set
The Marvel Studios president also spoke about the new Spider-Man's appearance on "Captain America 3: Civil War."
72nd Venice Film Festival reveals star-studded program
Martin Scorsese's short film "The Audition" with Robert de Niro, Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt, is also included.
Syria skeptical about Turkey’s efforts to fight IS
“Are Turkish intentions to fight the terrorists of Daesh (ISIS), Al-Nusra Front, and al Qaeda-linked groups genuine?” the ministry said.
Lennon honored with artwork showing him as yellow sub pilot
Yoko Ono said the tapestry at Ellis Island is "so special" and that the Beatles band member would have loved it.
World’s population projected to increase to 8.5 billion by 2030: UN
China and India, currently the countries with the largest populations, are home to more than 1 billion people apiece.
Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell to cut 6,500 jobs
The firm announced profits of $3.4bn in the three months to 30 June, a 35% decrease compared with last year.
Canada to buy Israel’s Iron Dome missile defense technology
The military will primarily use the system when deployed in conflict zones and is expecting to take delivery in 2017.
Al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front kidnaps U.S.-backed Syrian rebel group leader
A statement issued in the name of the group, "Division 30", accused the Nusra Front of abducting Nadim al-Hassan.
Tension subsides at Artsakh-Azeri contact line
According to Nagorno Karabakh Defense Army, 100 ceasefire violations with over 1600 shots by Azeris were registered.
Samsung suffers fifth straight drop in quarterly earnings
The company is scheduled to hold an event on Aug 13, bringing forward its usual product launch schedule by one month.
Teams from Turkish cities to participate in Pan-Armenian Games
The organizers of the Diyarbakir group are members of the Surp Giragos Dikranagerd Church Restoration Committee.
U.S. economy, job market continue to strengthen, Fed says
Although the Fed may have ramped up expectations of a rate hike in September, it didn't give a clear signal of its plans.
Debris found in Indian Ocean, might match missing Malaysian jet
The Boeing 777 travelling from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 239 people on board vanished without trace in March 2014.
Microsoft begins rolling out its Windows 10
Forrester Research analyst Frank Gillett said Microsoft faces a tough task in catching up with Google and Apple in the mobile space.
Platini launches campaign to succeed Blatter as FIFA president
"There are times in life when you have to take your destiny into your own hands," wrote Platini, who turned 60 last month.
$3.2mln to be assigned to finalize MFA building alienation process
The Armenian government will allocate some $3.2 million to purchase the 100% stake of Ararat Restaurant LLC.
Google Now voice command enables dictating WhatsApp messages
Some of the apps supported by the new Google Now instant messaging feature are WhatsApp, Viber, WeChat, Telegram.
Chris Pine signs to star in Wonder Woman comic book movie
Wonder Woman will be introduced in “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” before her solo movie hits theaters in 2017.
Alibaba plans to invest $1bn to boost cloud computing
The e-commerce giant said part of the money will go to set up data centers throughout the Middle East, Japan and Europe.
Greek PM says he may have to call early election
“Regardless of whether or not we agree or disagree with these conventional obligations, we will implement them,” Tsipras said.
London’s Arcola Theatre to stage Dikran Tchoukhajian’s Gariné
“I want the world to hear his music. His name being almost forgotten and he remains unknown to the westerners,” Papasian said.
RA government to finance excavations at Arsacids’ mausoleum
Archaeologist Hakob Simonyan presented the results and findings of the first phase to Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan.
Amazon, NASA team up to create drone air-traffic system
More than 100 companies have expressed interest in participating in NASA’s effort and at least 14 have signed agreements.
Nokia's spherical camera allows making 3D movies, games
the company is also planning to come back to the phone business by designing and licensing handsets late next year.
Ancient Music Fest to commemorate Genocide centennial in Catalonia
To honor the memory of the victims through art, works by Tigran Tchoukhajian and Komitas, selected by the festival director.
Afghan officials say Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Omar dead
Mullah Omar led the Taliban to victory over rival Afghan militias in the civil war that followed the withdrawal of Soviet troops.
China recovers $6.2bn in losses from graft
The body said the funds were recovered between a high-profile meeting of Party leaders in Nov 2012 and June this year.
Eurotunnel blocks 37,000 migrant attempts to reach UK since Jan
British Prime Minister David Cameron, speaking during his visit to Singapore, described the crisis as "very concerning."
Azerbaijan among countries with worst relations with neighbors
To make the list, researchers assessed countries and ranked them from 1 to 5, with the latter being the worst.
20,000 more trees and bushes planted in Yerevan in 2015
Avet Martirosyan also mentioned that the improvement of irrigation network is the basis for the expansion of green areas.
French FM on visit to Iran for first time in 12 years
Fabius met with Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif and was also due to meet Rouhani on his one-day visit.
BP reports sharp fall in profits
The results come at a time of continuing uncertainty for oil companies, with oil prices more than 50% lower than last year.
Another rural water supply project implemented in Armenia
The water supply network project by VivaCell-MTS and FPWC in Chkalov village included the construction of 22km-long pipeline.
Tension at contact line: Azeri armed forces still violate ceasefire
The Defense Army said its frontline units continue controlling the situation and take retaliatory measures in case of necessity.
U.S. Embassy in Yerevan hosts conference on child protection
Ambassador Mills noted that the conference will allow the participants to share their experiences protecting children.
5 men sentenced to 697 years in prison for killing 11 women in Mexico
A statement from the office called the sentences on charges of aggravated homicide and human trafficking "exemplary and historic."
Twitter posts $502mln Q2 revenue, co-founder ‘not satisfied’
Twitter said it expected full year revenue of between $2.20bn to $2.27bn, slightly higher than its previous forecast.
Burbank to host annual Armenian art exhibition
The Burbank “Varak” Chapter is looking forward to showcasing a variety of art pieces in several different mediums this year.
Iran FM says ‘high-level’ talks with EU to be launched soon
The landmark agreement calls for Iran to curb its nuclear activities in exchange for relief from international sanctions.
NATO supports in fighting militants in Syria, Iraq
Following a 90-minute meeting in Brussels, Turkey won the backing it sought for stepping up its role in the U.S.-led fight against IS.
Facebook to expand free internet service to promote usage
Facebook said in a post it will open a portal allowing any mobile operator to offer the service under its Internet.org platform.