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Prehistoric settlement in Turkey bears telltale signs of modern woes
Middle East

Prehistoric settlement in Turkey bears telltale signs of modern woes

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Overcrowding. Violence. Infectious diseases. Environmental degradation. It may sound like the worst of modern mega-cities. But people…
Egypt wins membership of Executive Board of UN Human Settlements Program
Egypt

Egypt wins membership of Executive Board of UN Human Settlements Program

Egypt won the membership of the Executive Board of the United Nations Human Settlements Program (UN-Habitat) for a period of…
World seeing ‘catastrophic collapse’ of insects: study
Environment

World seeing ‘catastrophic collapse’ of insects: study

Nearly half of all insect species worldwide are in rapid decline and a third could disappear altogether, according to a…
Seminar tracks urban changes in Cairo’s Ramlet Boulaq
Life & Style

Seminar tracks urban changes in Cairo’s Ramlet Boulaq

On July 27, an urbanization and environment research organization, 10 Tooba, will present the results of its research project, tracking changes…
Political Veggies: Launching ‘The Non-Egyptian Restaurant’ in Ard al-Lewa
Art news

Political Veggies: Launching ‘The Non-Egyptian Restaurant’ in Ard al-Lewa

Like most Egyptians, the residents of Ard al-Lewa begin their day with a bowl of fuul and a potato and…
Egypt eyes urban expansion by 2022, minister says
Business

Egypt eyes urban expansion by 2022, minister says

Egypt seeks to establish 60 new urban communities and cities by 2022, Minister of Housing Mohamed al-Maghrabi told reporters on…
Egypt plans new villages to calm Sinai, says governor
Egypt

Egypt plans new villages to calm Sinai, says governor

Egypt expects to finish building 17 villages in North Sinai near new industrial projects by year-end, aiming to integrate tribesmen…
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