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Meet the Egyptian-American entrepreneur teaching computers to understand human emotions
Features/Interviews

Meet the Egyptian-American entrepreneur teaching computers to understand human emotions

Computers are smart. They store and process vast amounts of data in the blink of an eye, translate language instantaneously,…
China’s 1st woman to spacewalk works 6 hours outside station
Science

China’s 1st woman to spacewalk works 6 hours outside station

BEIJING (AP) — Wang Yaping has become the first Chinese woman to conduct a spacewalk as part of a six-month…
Afghan girls, faraway relatives worry over dreams disrupted
Middle East

Afghan girls, faraway relatives worry over dreams disrupted

From her home in Illinois, Asma Yawari has built a relationship with her younger cousin in Afghanistan that’s made the…
Saudi weapons trainer breaks mould in male-dominated field
Middle East

Saudi weapons trainer breaks mould in male-dominated field

RIYADH, Nov 1 (Reuters) – Mona al-Khurais has loved guns ever since as a young girl her father took her…
From exile, female former Afghan leader keeps fighting
Middle East

From exile, female former Afghan leader keeps fighting

NEW YORK (AP) — Two months after the Taliban seized power in Afghanistan, one of the country’s once-prominent female leaders…
NCW and Savola collaborate to educate Egyptian women on proper nutrition
Food

NCW and Savola collaborate to educate Egyptian women on proper nutrition

The National Council for Women held a meeting earlier today with officials from Savola Foods, a company under the Saudi…
“I am not weak”: Qatari women unsuccessful in first legislative elections
Middle East

“I am not weak”: Qatari women unsuccessful in first legislative elections

A, Oct 3 (Reuters) – Voters chose none of the 26 women who stood for election in Qatar’s first legislative…
Where women took shelter from abuse, Taliban now in control
Middle East

Where women took shelter from abuse, Taliban now in control

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — When the Taliban seized power, the operator of the only women’s shelter in a northern Afghan…
Taliban-run Kabul municipality to female workers: Stay home
Middle East

Taliban-run Kabul municipality to female workers: Stay home

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Female employees in the Kabul city government have been told to stay home, with work only…
Taliban replace ministry for women with one restricting them
Middle East

Taliban replace ministry for women with one restricting them

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan’s new Taliban rulers set up a ministry for the “propagation of virtue and the prevention…
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