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2 days ago

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

13 hours ago

Delhi's last elephants await marching orders

  The mighty Heera marched through a crowded slum chewing bamboo, oblivious that freedom from life as one of Delhi’s last six elephants at work in the polluted city could be just around the corner. After years of pressure from ... Read More

17 hours ago

Cairo to inspect Egyptian artifacts at burnt Museum of Brazil

  The National Committee for Antiquities Recovery met on Friday to discuss the situation regarding Egyptian artifacts at the Rio de Janeiro National Museum of Brazil, feared damaged in the recent fire earlier this month. The meeting was held at ... Read More

4 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