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13 hours ago

Business
Egypt receives US$9.5 million grant from Japan to fight COVID-19

Minister of International Cooperation Rania al-Mashat on Wednesday signed a Japanese grant agreement with Japan’s ambassador to Cairo Masaki Noke worth one billion yen, equivalent to US$9.5 million, to support the health sector against coronavirus. The grant will be used ... Read More

1 day ago

Science
US government to file antitrust lawsuit against Google later on Tuesday: source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The US Justice Department is expected to file an antitrust lawsuit against Alphabet Inc’s Google on Tuesday for allegedly breaking the law in using its market power to fend off rivals, according to a source familiar with ... Read More

11 hours ago

Culture
Color-blind casting still doesn't get a pass

(CNN) – History has a way of repeating itself. I’ve written about controversy surrounding White actors portraying characters of color — a practice that has existed throughout Hollywood’s history — multiple times. In the most recent iteration of this pattern, ... Read More

13 hours ago

Life & Style
Photos: Egypt inaugurates its first restaurant in Giza Pyramids area

Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled al-Anany on Tuesday inaugurated the “Nine Pyramids Lounge,” the first restaurant and lounge within the Giza pyramids area. The opening ceremony was attended by Anany, the Chairman and CEO of Orascom Pyramids Naguib Sawiris ... Read More