Jordan celebrated, Sunday its centennial of the foundation of the Jordanian state upon the arrival of the late King Abdullah I in Maan in November 1920. King Abdullah and Crown Prince Hussein on Sunday visited the Royal Cemetery at the Royal Hashemite Court alongside Princes Hassan Bin Talal, Feisal Bin Al Hussein, Ali Bin Al Hussein, Hamzeh Bin Al Hussein, Hashim Bin Al Hussein, Talal Bin Muhammed, Ghazi Bin Muhammed and Rashid Bin El Hassan. Jordan was decorated two days ago with national flags; as the Kingdom's landmarks were lighted ...
Britain's Prince Philip, a constant presence at Queen Elizabeth II's side for decades, died Friday at age 99, Buckingham Palace announced. The death of the Duke of Edinburgh is a profound loss for the 94-year-old monarch, who once described him as her "strength and stay all these years". He was admitted to hospital on February 16, 2021, and went home after a month during which he was treated for a pre-existing heart condition and an infection. Announcing his passing, BBC television played the national anthem over a picture of Philip ...
Tobacco farmers announce the start of tobacco season in a market hall despite strict health restrictions in Harare's Zimbabwe. Tobacco production in the count is set to expand by nearly 9% this year, the Tobacco Regulatory Authority stated on Wednesday. "Our tobacco harvest was very good this season and we expect good profit this year and I can see good prices as well. The highest I saw was US$4.30 and the lowest was US$2 because it was a bit wet", according to tobacco farmer, Steady Zvavamw. In 2021, Tobacco production ...
Georges Yammine, a musician and photographer. In his new project he highlights the relevance of hands and the interaction between music and photography. Violin and Leica cameras are the two most important instruments to which Yammine dedicates his life to in his home in Qatar. During the Covid-19 pandemic his attention became couched by plastic gloves. The artificial covering inhibits the connection between the musician and the instrument. Plastic hinders musical expression. Yammine is fascinated by the human hand which is a transmitter of mental and emotional impulses, covering thoughts ...
Many believe that investments should be made in common valuables such as properties, cryptocurrencies, and stocks, but there is also a niche market for collectibles and games that might become extremely valuable over time. The risk is higher that the value might sometimes hit a million dollar worth or might lose its value entirely. Here are 10 valuable items considered to be quite inexpensive
On Easter day, anti-coup protesters in Myanmar colored and designed boiled eggs on Sunday in the latest rally as the military junta continues its brutal crackdown against the people. Moreover, to send their message against the military coup that happened on February 1st, scores of Myanmar protesters decorated eggs and left them on neighbour’s doorsteps and hanging in bags on front gates. “I am Buddhist but I have joined this campaign because it is easy to get hold of eggs. I spent almost one hour decorating my eggs,” one Yangon ...
The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) is in the ancient city of Fustat, now part of Cairo, Egypt. The museum was partially opened in February 2017. But it officially opened its doors on 3 April 2021 by president Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, right before the moving of 22 mummies, including 18 kings and four queens, from the Egyptian Museum in an illustrious event termed the Pharaohs' Golden Parade. The Museum is specifically located in Fustat because it was first Egyptian capital after the Arab Islamic conquest, making it a logical ...
Christians across the world celebrated 4th April, Resurrection Sunday, Easter 2021. The holiday was marked despite the Covid-19 pandemic. The deadly pandemic has been going on since late 2019 after the first case was discovered in China's Wuhan and soon as spread to the rest of the world and affecting millions of people. Despite this global virus crisis, Christians marked this special occasion with prayers for this nightmare to end soon. Pope Francis asked his priests to be humble like Jesus while he lead the services in the St. Peter ...