The most troubled Olympics in modern history finally got underway in Tokyo. The opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics began in a nearly empty stadium with pink fireworks bursting into the air after countdown. Japanese Emperor Naruhito and International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach, both masked, cheered on the athletes after bowing to each other before sitting down socially distanced. Naruhito declared the Games open, with fireworks bursting over the stadium after he spoke. The ceremony was marked by major absences, including former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who wooed ...
The Mitama Festival is one of Japan's most famous events. Tokyo has been holding the Mitama Festival annually since 1947. The event today attracts at least 300,000 visitors. The festival gained its fame from the over the 30,000 lanterns hung in the grounds of the shrine beside the messages and paintings by celebrities in all kind of fields. This year, the Mitama Festival takes place at the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo from July 13th to 16th with fewer people due to the novel Coronavirus measures.
The fashion game is officially on for summer 2021. And female Arab celebrities have been dazzling on red carpets, social media and in concerts sporting different styles and embracing the color of summer 2021, white. Check out the stars' fashionable appearances they debuted this summer.
Eid ul-Adha is another important festival in the Muslim calendar. Its also known as the Festival of Sacrifice. It celebrates a story about a prophet called Ibrahim (Abraham). Some Muslims may regard this as the most important festival as it remembers the prophet Ibrahim's willingness to sacrifice his son when ordered to by Allah. This shows Ibrahim's obedience to God. Eid al-Adha takes place on the tenth day of the last month of the Muslim calendar. The Muslim calendar is a lunar calendar — it follows the moon. The months ...
At least 93 people killed in a blaze that hit a Covid-19 section in an Iraqi hospital. People mourned gravely the victims in the tragic incident and are calling for justice. The blaze at the Al-Hussein Hospital started from faulty wiring and spread to an oxygen tank, which later exploded to turn into massive flames in the southern city of Nasiriyah. Furthermore, this is the second of its kind; 82 people were found dead when oxygen tanks blew up at a COVID-19 hospital in Baghdad last April. Iraqi leader, Barham ...
If you think Tesla is the only company making electric cars, then you'd be surprised to know that it's not even among our top 10 list! Here are the electric cars that made it to our top 10 list: (Source: Top Gear)
Dubai now has the deepest swimming pool on the planet complete with a "sunken city" for divers to explore. Guided down by lights and ambient music, divers can play table football and other games at the bottom as well as explore an "abandoned sunken city" or just soak up the vegetation on the way. Deep Dive Dubai, which opened Wednesday but initially by invitation only, prides itself as "the only diving facility in the world" where you can go down 60 metres 15 metres deeper than any other pool. It ...
A Palestinian twin in the West Bank are finalizing work on a decommissioned a Boeing 707 aircraft fully turning init into a restaurant. The brothers, 60-year-old, Ata and Khamis al-Sairafi, say that the restaurant will be ready within weeks as it will be ready to welcome all customers. Boeing 707 restaurant, decorated with both Palestinian and Jordanian Flags, is located in an isolated mountain area near Nablus. They have removed the main seats in the cabin room and the window panes were also taken out. The Palestinian twin also added ...
Are you looking this summer for a safe destination with loose COVID rules and regulations? Are you willing to indulge yourself in a luxurious secluded resort that pampers you with unique services and offers you an outstanding experience? Then Maldives and its resorts are the perfect choice for you! Here are 8 of the most luxurious resorts in the fascinating Maldives: