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Egypt considers imposing fine or imprisonment for owning dog without license
Egypt

Egypt considers imposing fine or imprisonment for owning dog without license

The House of Representatives Local Administration Committee head Ahmed al-Sijini on Tuesday revealed the details of the draft law regulating…
Biden aims to restore species protections weakened by Trump
World

Biden aims to restore species protections weakened by Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration says it is canceling or reviewing a host of actions by the Trump administration…
In Iraq’s iconic marshlands, a quest for endangered otters
Middle East

In Iraq’s iconic marshlands, a quest for endangered otters

CHIBAISH, Iraq (AP) — “Don’t move a muscle.” His command cut across the reeds rustling in the wind. On a…
WHO draft report says animals likely source of COVID-19
World

WHO draft report says animals likely source of COVID-19

BEIJING (AP) — A joint World Health Organization-China study on the origins of COVID-19 says that transmission of the virus…
Israel shuts Mediterranean shore after oil devastates coast
Middle East

Israel shuts Mediterranean shore after oil devastates coast

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel closed all its Mediterranean beaches until further notice on Sunday, days after an offshore oil spill…
Baby whale found dead on beach south of Israel’s Tel Aviv
Middle East

Baby whale found dead on beach south of Israel’s Tel Aviv

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israeli officials have said that a dead whale has washed up on a beach south…
Photos: Young Egyptian finds fortune in scorpions
Egypt

Photos: Young Egyptian finds fortune in scorpions

CAIRO (Reuters) – Several years ago, a young Egyptian man abandoned his degree in archaeology to hunt scorpions in the…
‘World’s loneliest elephant’ arrives safely in Cambodia
Environment

‘World’s loneliest elephant’ arrives safely in Cambodia

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The pachyderm dubbed the “ world’s loneliest elephant ” after languishing alone for years in…
Photos: Doorkins Magnificat, the cathedral cat who won over London, passes away
Life & Style

Photos: Doorkins Magnificat, the cathedral cat who won over London, passes away

One winter in 2008 a stray cat found its way to the Southwark Cathedral, located on the west bank of…
Tiny critically endangered gorilla baby born in New Orleans
Environment

Tiny critically endangered gorilla baby born in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A tiny baby gorilla has been born at the zoo in New Orleans. Keepers don’t yet…
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