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3 hours ago

Business
Egypt's rice farmers see rough times downstream of new Nile mega-dam

Rice farmers in Kafr Ziada village in the Nile River Delta have ignored planting restrictions aimed at conserving water for years, continuing to grow a medium-grain variety of the crop that is prized around the Arab world. A decision thousands ... Read More

3 hours ago

Science
So much for the campaign to Delete Facebook.

Facebook (FB) reported Wednesday that it reversed its first ever decline in daily active users in the US and Canada during the first three months of 2018 despite the backlash from a massive data scandal. Facebook had 185 million daily ... Read More

3 hours ago

Culture
Meghan Markle marries in last 'Suits' appearance before royal wedding

Meghan Markle made her final TV appearance as an actress on Wednesday night, marrying long-time love interest Mike Ross in the US legal drama “Suits.” A month before Markle’s real-life wedding to Britain’s Prince Harry, her character Rachel Zane tied ... Read More

2 days ago

Life & Style
Young Copts to prepare food tables during Ramadan

Young Christian friends, not exceeding 22 years old, living in the Ghamra area in al-Zaher district, have launched an initiative to serve food to others without charge on different occasions, aiming to spread joy among people. During Ramadan, they will ... Read More