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1 day ago

Business
Five factors behind the recent decline in gold prices

Gold prices fell during trading on Tuesday, in the worst daily decline since last March. The spot price fell to US$1,935 an ounce during Tuesday’s trading, retreating from last week’s record of $2,072.50, while US gold futures fell 4.13 percent ... Read More

2 days ago

Science
Sea life around Mauritius dying as Japanese ship oil spill spreads

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Mauritian volunteers fished dead eels from oily waters on Tuesday as they tried to clean up damage to the Indian Ocean island’s most pristine beaches after a Japanese bulk carrier leaked an estimated 1,000 tonnes of oil. ... Read More

9 hours ago

Culture
Egyptian horror film al-Harith to debut on online streaming platform Shahid VIP

The Egyptian horror film “al-Harith” (The Ploughman) will be made available on the online streaming platform Shahid VIP before being screened in theaters. It is only the second Egyptian film — after “Saheb al-Maqam” (The Owner of the Tomb) — ... Read More

8 hours ago

Life & Style
More women on motorcycles and scooters are hitting the roads in Egypt

On the congested streets of Cairo, Egypt’s capital city, rider Dina Wassef is mounting a motorcycle, presenting a rare sight. With a population of 104 million, Egypt is a conservative country where it is uncommon for women to be spotted ... Read More