Around 50 fishing villages' residents were left threatened in Egypt by the shrinking freshwater "Pharaonic Sea". Pharaonic Sea with 10,000-square kilometre stretch of water just north of the capital was once part of the Nile River, but shrivelling shorelines have left it separated from the country's main water source. After that time, inhabitants in the surrounding villages have referred to it as the "dead sea" as it almost becoming empty. Moreover, families in the village of Kafr Fisha live in rhythm with the sea in houses built along the water's ...
Peter Bellerby has created his own company Bellerby and Co for a high-quality handmade globe, selling tailor-made products to an array of international buyers. Peter Bellerby decided to make this business when he wasn't able to find a good company to make a globe for his dad on his 80th birthday. "There's no one really making bespoke globes like this, with the involvement we have with customers," Bellerby told AFP.
On Monday, the Indian government announced that Kashmir’s constitutionally-mandated autonomy would be revoked and political rule imposed from Delhi. This northern territory, claimed by both India and Pakistan and ruled in part by each, had been largely autonomous since it agreed to join India in 1947 as its only Muslim-majority state. Now the government has revoked that autonomy, bypassing the Kashmiri legislature, arresting local politicians, and redrawing the political map. Something sinister was brewing in Kashmir over the previous week. India suddenly pushed in thousands of paramilitary forces to add ...
Days ahead of the release of El Kenz 2 by director Sherif Arafa, United Bros Studios has released the film's character posters, featuring Mohamed Saad, Mohamed Ramadan and Hend Sabry, in addition to seven more main characters. Each poster is designed to reflect the era that the character belongs to. The film is set to be released during Eid Al Adha. */ The sequel introduces four new characters: Ahmed Malek in the pharaonic era, Noha Abdin and Gamal Abdel Nasser in the 1950s, and Sara Abdelrahman in the 1970s. The ...
Eid al-Adha, also called the "Festival of Sacrifice", is the second of two Islamic holidays celebrated worldwide each year, and considered the holier of the two. It honours the willingness of Ibrahim to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience. But, before Abraham could sacrifice his son, God provided a lamb to sacrifice instead. Muslims worldwide celebrate every year Eid al-Adha through sacrificing sheep and divide it into three parts: One to the poor and needy, the second is kept for home, and the third to relatives.
Egyptian actress Hana Shiha had a new photo session for "Charisma" magazine. */ Shiha appeared in a light blue dress designed by Muhannad Kogak. This is the first photo session for Hala Shiha since her separation from actor Ahmed Falawks, and it got the admiration of a large number of her followers, who praised her look and said that she became more beautiful after the divorce. The pair announced their separation last July after tying the knot in October last year, after a love affair that began during filming their ...
Syria, cartoonist Amani al-Ali takes her pen to get across what others struggle to say. Idlib, a jihadist-run region of three million people, has come under increasing bombardment by the regime and its Russian ally since late April despite a months-old truce deal. Through her cartoons, Ali has boldly challenged traditions to comment on life in the anti-regime bastion, and to condemn seeming international indifference to civilian deaths. The sketches are etched out in black and white with splashes of red, colours the artist says are inspired by life in ...
Artist Ghada Adel ignited social media with a new photo session by the sea, which caught the attention of many. */ Ghada Adel had a photo session with photographer Khaled Fada for one of the magazines. The pictures were summery and were taken with the sea in the background. Ghada Adel made sure to appear with a summer look that suits the atmosphere. She wore a pair of shorts with a white blazer and a satin blouse and completed the look with a sneaker. Ghada Adel sported another summer look ...
Adventurers will set sail in a boat made of reeds to discover whether the ancient Egyptians could sail as far as the Black Sea, as claimed in historical records. Dozens of researchers and volunteers have gathered from eight different countries to set out in mid-August on a 1,300 kilometres trip in order to test the hypothesis that prehistoric trade routes traversed the high seas. Researchers seek to show that the voyage aboard the 'Abora IV' will prove that the old Egyptians succeeded in similar journeys in reed boats thousands of ...
Actress Rania Youssef made a fuss by posting new pictures wearing shorts and received negative reactions from some of her followers who found that she is deliberately provoking controversy with her new pictures. */ "I enjoy an evening stroll. It helps me to reflect and eases stress." Rania captioned the pictures in which she was wearing black shorts with a glittering silver blouse that revealed her back. Rania Youssef's followers interacted with her images, and the views varied between complimenting the brown beauty and her love for life, and criticism ...
Young Palestinian amputees train in a Gaza City swimming pool under the instructions of Majdi al-Tatar. Tatar, who lost his right leg after a road accident during his childhood, trains Palestinians who lost their limbs during the ongoing conflict with Israel and help them maintain physical activity through the Palestine Children Relief Fund, a non-governmental organization providing physical and psychological services for disabled children in Gaza Strip. Any sport... is a great way to rehabilitate people and get people back into society. More than 6,500 people have been shot by ...