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9 hours ago

Business
Full occupancy rates in Red Sea cities, up to 90% in Alexandria on Eid holiday

Bookings at hotels and resorts in Hurghada, Gouna and Sahl Hasheesh have been declared full, just a few hours before the start of Eid al-Fitr, which begins on Sunday. This comes amid the high reported costs of accommodation, which ranged ... Read More

3 days ago

Science
Yale mission makes 5,500-year-discovery on hieroglyphics near Luxor

Archaeologists in Egypt made a new discovery that dates back to over 5,500 years and sheds more light on how the ancient Egyptians invented their unique writing system. The discovery was made by the archaeological mission from Yale University during ... Read More

23 hours ago

Culture
'Graviky Labs', inking carbon out of the air

Even air pollution can yield something positive, such as the beauty of art. When soot spewed by vehicular tailpipes is captured, it can be turned into art material. Which is what Graviky Labs, a Bengaluru-based start-up, is doing with one ... Read More

2 days ago

Life & Style
When hopes have been exhausted, education saves lives

Eliezer Rodriguez has broken the gloomy cycle faced by so many young people in his community. The 17-year-old teenager is completing his secondary education at the Francisco Morazán school in the village of El Zurzular in Cantarranas municipality, southern Honduras, ... Read More