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Yazidi Iraqi keeps tradition alive of arak-making from dates
Middle East

Yazidi Iraqi keeps tradition alive of arak-making from dates

BASHIQA, Iraq (Reuters) – Saad Hussein, a 42-year-old Yazidi Iraqi, is one of the last in the northern region of…
Which is better: washing hands with water and soap or using alcohol?
Life & Style

Which is better: washing hands with water and soap or using alcohol?

As the coronavirus outbreak spreads across the nation, hand-washing has become more crucial than ever. With rubbing alcohol now a…
Fighting coronavirus, the difference between original and diluted alcohol
Health & Fitness

Fighting coronavirus, the difference between original and diluted alcohol

The spreading coronavirus epidemic has led to an increased need for rubbing alcohol across Egypt to help protect against the…
Tax alcohol, tobacco, to tackle cancer: African Union first ladies
World

Tax alcohol, tobacco, to tackle cancer: African Union first ladies

First ladies attending the African Union summit in Niger on Saturday called for a rise in taxes for cancer-causing products…
Making, drinking arak a source of national pride in Lebanon
Middle East

Making, drinking arak a source of national pride in Lebanon

  TAANAYEL, Lebanon (AP) — Every part of Lebanon’s national drink, arak, is infused with tradition — from distilling the…
Death sentence for killer of liquor store owner upheld
Egypt

Death sentence for killer of liquor store owner upheld

The Egyptian Court of Cassation rejected on Sunday the appeal against the death sentence of 48-year-old Adel Abdel-Nour, known as…
Turkey’s beer lovers turn to home brewing amid soaring alcohol taxes
Middle East

Turkey’s beer lovers turn to home brewing amid soaring alcohol taxes

Once a month, Vuslat Ozdemirhan brews his own beer at home. He pulled the list of ingredients — malt, sugar, yeast…
Reckless driver in Alexandria Stanley Bridge accident remanded
Egypt

Reckless driver in Alexandria Stanley Bridge accident remanded

Raml misdemeanor court in Alexandria ordered the detention of a student for 15 days pending investigation accused of causing the…
Iran detains 230 boys and girls for drinking, dancing
Middle East

Iran detains 230 boys and girls for drinking, dancing

Iran’s semi-official ISNA news agency is reporting that police have detained 230 boys and girls at separate parties in the…
Alcohol to be banned in NEOM: Saudi Crown Prince
Egypt

Alcohol to be banned in NEOM: Saudi Crown Prince

Following his declaration of plans to establish a new zone known as NEOM in the kingdom’s northwest region that would…
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