Germany, following Italy, has placed cinemas and theaters under a lockdown of almost one month ago due to raising Covid-19 infections in the country. The country's Chancellor Angela Merkel announced that starting Nov. 2 a "lockdown lite" will be implemented that will see cinemas, along with most restaurants, bars, clubs, and concert houses, close their doors. Moreover, Germany might extend its current lockdown into December as the number of coronavirus infections remains high across the country as the total Covid-19 infections jumped to 929,133.
Despite the three months lockdown imposed on most of the countries in the world, many Arab male celebrities have managed to enjoy some time on the beach or swimming pools. Female fans were delighted when their favorite celebrities gave them a treat for the eye by sharing topless pictures revealing their fit physique. Check out 9 Arab male celebrities who posted topless pictures in 2020.
Rivers are Bangladesh's lifeblood that's why work is booming at Bangladesh's largest shipyard. It's difficult to hear anything over the cacophony of banging hammers and the air is thick with the acrid smell of oil and chemicals. Its proof the industry has withstood the economic shockwaves wrought by the COVID pandemic. The shipyard sector has soared on the back of the strong economy, together with the textile industry which has made Bangladesh the world's second-largest garment exporter. But there is a dark side, with campaigners warning of the continued use ...
The Saudi G20 Presidency ends on 30 November 2020 while its Leaders’ Summit is held on 21-22 November 2020 in Riyadh. The Presidency hosted more than 100 meetings and conferences, including ministerial meetings, as well as meetings of officials and representatives from civil society.​​​ Saudi Arabia hosts the G20 summit in a first for an Arab nation, with the downsized virtual forum dominated by efforts to tackle the coronavirus pandemic and a crippling economic crisis. World leaders are huddling virtually as international efforts intensify for a large-scale roll out of ...
Zoom is such a popular platform nowadays. Many of us spend hours and hours on Zoom conducting meetings, attending trainings or getting introduced to new products or policies. We all may know how to run or attend meetings on Zoom but we may not know that we can use it to play some fun games. It doesn’t offer built in games but can make some web games more fun by screen sharing. Here is a list of the top 6 games that you can enjoy using Zoom:
The Shali fortress which is located far away in Egypt's Western Desert, once was protected inhabitants against the incursions of wandering tribes. However, now it has became a source for ecotourists. "Shali" means "home" in the local Siwi language, the fortess was created by Berber populations atop a hill in the pristine Siwa oasis, southwest of Cairo. Moreover, the towering structure is made of kershef -- a mixture of clay, salt and rock which acts as a natural insulator in an area where the summer heat can be scorching.
Several educational institutions in Pakistan give birth to extremism and radicalism, which eventually lead to terrorism. And one such institution is Darul Uloom Haqqania seminary in Akora Khattak, about 60 kilometers east of Peshawar, which is dubbed as "university of jihad" by critics. Despite its infamy in some quarters, it has enjoyed state support in Pakistan, where mainstream political parties are heavily boosted by links with religious factions. Madrassas have long served as vital lifelines for millions of impoverished children in Pakistan and Afghanistan, where social services are chronically underfunded. ...
Karbala city in Iraq is not only well-known for its religious reasons, as it is usually visited by millions of pilgrims. However, it is also famous for its shisha-smokers place: Its signature wooden waterpipes. Cafes have continued to work normally despite the heavy health risks associated with smoking and the Covid-19 pandemic that has brought an average of 4,000 new coronavirus cases a day to Iraq. Hassan Ali, a cafe owner, is serving endless streams of sweet tea to customers sipping on locally-made waterpipes; the hubbly-bubbly in his cafe are ...
The festival of lights, Diwali is one of the major festival celebrated mainly by Hindus, Jains and Sikhs. The event usually lasts five days and celebrated during the Hindu Lunisolar month Kartika. The festival is considered as one of the most popular ones marked by Hinduism. Diwali symbolizes the spiritual "victory of light over darkness, good over evil, and knowledge over ignorance. In India, Diwali is known as the biggest and the most important holiday of the year. However, this year the festival was marked amid fear of high Covid-19 ...
Omar Sharif Jr. is the grandson of Omar Sharif and Faten Hamama. Although he comes from Arab-Egyptian descends, Omar is a star when it comes to provoking Arabs, either with his audacious pictures he usually posts on social media, or with his controversial statements. Most recently, Sharif Jr. had announced that he will be participating in the Israeli series 'The Baker And The Beauty', causing a widespread state of outrage and criticism. Check out the most controversial picture Omar Sharif Jr. shared with his 35.2k followers on Instagram.
Egypt announced the discovery of an ancient treasure trove of more than 100 intact sarcophagi. The latest find is in 3 burial shafts at depths of 12 meters in the sweeping Saqqara necropolis. The sealed wooden coffins belonged to top officials of the Late Period and the Ptolemaic period of ancient Egypt. More than 40 statues of ancient deities and funerary masks were also discovered. Archaeologists opened one coffin to reveal a mummy wrapped in a burial shroud adorned with brightly colored hieroglyphics pictorials. Saqqara is the burial site of ...