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4 hours ago

Business
Egypt intensifies oil exploration in Mediterranean, Red Sea

  Egypt’s Petroleum Ministry is intensifying efforts to explore oil and gas in new parts of the Mediterranean and Red Sea, as the country’s Tharwa Petroleum Company, and Italy’s Eni corporation, prepare to drill their first exploratory well at Noor offshore ... Read More

2 hours ago

Science
80,000 visitors saw Monaco's 'Gold of the Pharaohs' exhibit

  A whopping number of visitors were recorded at an exhibit titled “Gold of the Pharaohs – 2,500 Years of the Goldsmith’s Art in Ancient Egypt”, held in Monaco from 7 July to 9 September. The Grimaldi Forum conference center, ... Read More

17 mins ago

Culture
Gouna Film Festival's day 2: a guide

  Scheduled from September 20 to 28, The Gouna Film Festival will screen a whopping 80 movies, ten more than last year. Here are a few picks from Friday’s screenings:   ‘Yomeddine’ (The Day of Judgement) This Egyptian film is the ... Read More

2 days ago

Life & Style
UK schoolgirls have been pressured by peers to have FGM, campaigner says

  Some schoolgirls in the United Kingdom have been pressured by their peers into undergoing female genital mutilation (FGM), according to FGM survivor and campaigner Leyla Hussein, Britain’s Press Association reported. Hussein, who founded the Dahlia Project in 2013 to ... Read More