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Protests erupt in Jordan after COVID-19 hospital deaths scandal
Middle East

Protests erupt in Jordan after COVID-19 hospital deaths scandal

AMMAN (Reuters) – Protests erupted across many of Jordan’s cities and provincial towns against the government’s coronavirus restrictions, a day…
Mineral misery: Vietnam salt farmers battered by imports, climate
Environment

Mineral misery: Vietnam salt farmers battered by imports, climate

The salt farmers of Hon Khoi rise before dawn as they have for generations, fanning out across shallow seawater pools…
Poor diet linked to 1 in 5 deaths globally: study
World

Poor diet linked to 1 in 5 deaths globally: study

One in five deaths globally are linked to poor diet, experts said Thursday, warning that overconsumption of sugar, salt and…
Most calories in US diets come from ‘ultra-processed’ food
Health & Fitness

Most calories in US diets come from ‘ultra-processed’ food

New research published this week in the journal BMJ Open has found that more than half of the calories in…
Keep salt and sugar separate to improve diabetes treatment
Culture

Keep salt and sugar separate to improve diabetes treatment

Researchers from the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research, known as Inserm, have shown that gastric bypass surgery,…
Petroleum Chamber rejects Port Said governor’s withdrawal of the Max Salt Company contract
Egypt

Petroleum Chamber rejects Port Said governor’s withdrawal of the Max Salt Company contract

Tamer Abu Bakr, head of the Petroleum Chamber, rejected the withdrawal of the usufruct contract of the public sector Max…
An epic mystery, with clues: Navigating Hassan Khan’s survey at SALT
Art news

An epic mystery, with clues: Navigating Hassan Khan’s survey at SALT

ISTANBUL — Artist, musician and writer Hassan Khan’s selected survey exhibition at SALT is like a mystery scattered with various…
‘Becoming Istanbul’ art exhibit: On the making of Beyoglu
Art news

‘Becoming Istanbul’ art exhibit: On the making of Beyoglu

ISTANBUL - Istanbul's SALT Art Institute has, according to a recent interview with Research and Programs Director Vasif Kortun, one…
Alex canal district yields tainted salt
Egypt

Alex canal district yields tainted salt

Al-Masry Al-Youm's recent tour of Alexandria's Mariouteya canal district revealed that the salt produced therein--which accounts for 75 percent of…
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