Many Lebanese are heading to the nearest poll station to cast their votes in the parliamentary election which is the first since the start of the economic crisis of 2019. According to the Ministry of Interior, the voter turnout reached 14.6% by 11:00 am. The Lebanese army was also deployed across the country to manage the parliamentary election process. The country's latest general election was in 2018 after being delayed three times. Following the 2018 elections, Lebanon fell into deeper economic woes due to the covid-19 which hit the country ...
Artists and cartoonists in the Middle East are sadly commemorating the Palestinian Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Aqleh who was killed by a live bullet to the head while covering an Israeli raid on the Jenin refugee camp on 11 May, 2022. Emad Hajjaj, Mahmoud Abbas, Rafat Alkatib, and Sara Qaed are paid their respects using art to denounce Israel's brutal attacks against the journalists who are working hard to broadcasting the truth and expressing their solidarity with the Palestinians in face of the Israeli aggression.
Israeli forces shot and killed veteran Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Aqleh as she covered an Israeli raid on the Jenin refugee camp on May 11, 2022, according to a report by Al Jazeera. Video footage showed that Abu Aqleh was wearing a helmet and blue body armor with visible "PRESS" markings before she was shot. The Palestinian health ministry said Abu Aqleh was shot in the head in an area her helmet didn't cover. On May 10, a day before the Israeli raid on Jenin, Israeli forces demolished Palestinian ...
Russia marks Victory Day with special parades as it celebrates its 1945 victory over Nazi Germany during World War II along with a show of military might. Military vehicles headed towards Red Square in Moscow while thousands of troops participated in the event. During the Victory Day celebration, Russian President Vladimir Putin gave a speech justifying Ukraine's invasion saying: "The death of every soldier and officer is painful for us," he said, pledging to do "everything" to help bereaved families, according to the BBC.
Seven severe sandstorms have hit Iraq in the span of one month, causing one death and an estimated 5,000 hospitalizations according to the country's health ministry. Sandstorms, also known as dust storms, have been increasing in frequency in Iraq as drought, soil degradation and climate change result in a drier climate more prone to sandstorms. The health ministry said those affected the most by the storms have been the elderly and people with respiratory conditions like asthma.
by Alexandra Abumuhor The biggest fashion night has come and gone and many celebs understood the assignment for this year's Gilded Glamour theme. From Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim K, to Megan Thee Stallion, take a look at all the celebs who looked glamours during this year's Met Gala.
Muslims around the world are gathering and celebrating the end of Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr, also known as Eid Week. Eid commemorates the end of Ramadan after a long month of fasting. In Islam Eid also marks the time when the Quran, the Muslim holy book, was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad.
In Mosquera, Colombia, pollution in the local river has gotten so bad that toxic foam has begun to form in building-sized piles. The putrid foam forms when poorly treated or untreated sewage spills into the water. Surfactants and phosphates present in the pollution, which are also commonly found in household detergents, then cause foaming when mixed with water. The end result is a foam ripe with chemicals and pollutants that are both damaging to the environment and anyone exposed. This foaming phenomenon occurs in other parts of the world where ...