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18 hours ago

Business
Saudi needs Aramco billions as recession slows austerity drive

Saudi Arabia’s plans to sell state assets – including a stake in energy giant Saudi Aramco – are becoming even more important to its finances as a recession slows Riyadh’s effort to close a budget deficit caused by low oil ... Read More

19 hours ago

Science
Head of Queen Ankhnespepy II statue unearthed in Sakkara

A French-Swiss archaeological team have unearthed the head of a wooden statue of Queen Ankhnespepy II (6th Dynasty, Old Kingdom, around 2350 BC), near her pyramid in the Saqqara area in Giza, the Ministry of Antiquities said in a statement. ... Read More

2 days ago

Culture
Diana Ross to perform, be honored at American Music Awards

Diana Ross will receive a lifetime achievement honor at next month’s American Music Awards and will celebrate with a performance on the broadcast next month. ABC and Dick Clark Productions announced the honor Wednesday. It’s the first time the AMAs ... Read More

2 days ago

Life & Style
Egypt confronts overpopulation by 'two children only' strategy

Health Minister Ahmed Emad Eddin and Local Development Minister Hisham al-Sherif announced in a meeting attended by the country’s governors the implementation of a strategic plan for the control of population rates under “Egypt Development: Two children only.” “Contraception is ... Read More