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Animal Mercy Festival to kick off in Cairo Friday
Egypt

Animal Mercy Festival to kick off in Cairo Friday

For the first time in Egypt, a festival aimed at reducing animal cruelty will be held this weekend at the…
Images of starving lions in Sudan zoo spark global concern
Middle East

Images of starving lions in Sudan zoo spark global concern

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — At an impoverished, forlorn zoo in Sudan’s capital, the park’s few remaining lions are starving in…
Sri Lanka probes elephant cruelty at Buddhist parade
World

Sri Lanka probes elephant cruelty at Buddhist parade

Sri Lanka Friday ordered an investigation after a skeletal 70-year-old elephant was paraded at a high-profile Buddhist pageant in a…
Swiss farmer’s quest to save cow horns goes to vote
Society

Swiss farmer’s quest to save cow horns goes to vote

Concern over the cruelty of removing a cow’s horns had not been one of Switzerland’s most pressing political issues. So…
Brutal footage shows Egyptian men hanging dog from a tree for fun
Egypt

Brutal footage shows Egyptian men hanging dog from a tree for fun

  A video has gone viral on social media showing brutal footage of a group of men in Egypt hanging…
Egyptian zoos step up security precautions for Eid al-Fitr vacation
Egypt

Egyptian zoos step up security precautions for Eid al-Fitr vacation

Security precautions have been improved at Egypt’s zoos for the of Eid al-Fitr vacation, which officially starts on Wednesday, say…
Rights groups criticize use of dog skin in China
Life & Style

Rights groups criticize use of dog skin in China

Dog skin produced by Chinese factories is used to make gloves, shoes and other products destined for export, footage provided…
Giza Zoo prepares for Eid Al-Adha visitors despite poor conditions
Egypt

Giza Zoo prepares for Eid Al-Adha visitors despite poor conditions

A few days prior to Eid Al-Adha, the Giza governorate decided to supply Giza Zoo’s visitors and other public gardens…
Authorities mull ending inhumane animal control practices
Egypt

Authorities mull ending inhumane animal control practices

The General Authority for Veterinary Services is considering putting an end to its practice of poisoning and shooting stray dogs,…
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