The International Day of Yoga is a worldwide annual celebration that takes place on June 21 since 2015, following its inception in the United Nations General Assembly in 2014. Recently, countries have been paying more attention to yoga as a lifestyle and a positive mental health sport. A yoga session to mark the International Day of Yoga was held with hundreds of participants at Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Guatemala, Israel, Palestine, the US, Macedonia, and many more countries have taken part in the International Day of Yoga ...
Mohammed Bin Rashid Library (MBRL) was officially opened to visitors and readers in Dubai on June 16, 2022. The Dubai library is designed from the outside to look like a book. It contains more than 1.1 million books. MBRL is spread over 54,000sqm and consists of seven floors as well as it is divided to nine small libraries inside one giant library. Mohammed Bin Rashid Library is developed to match current world needs as it contains very smart technology and artificial intelligence to make the library as accessible as possible ...
The strawberry moon, known as June's full moon, is set to light the skies during the week. People have been preparing for this magnificent phenomenon where the moon will appear full and be seen more closely to the earth. NASA revealed that the strawberry moon will appear full from Sunday moonrise to Wednesday moonset as it will reach its peak at 7:52 a.m. Photographers have been sharing amazing clips and timely photos they took of the full, strawberry moon from different spots across the world.
Tens of thousands of American protesters have taken to the streets in the capital, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, and New York to rally against the increasing number of mass shootings across the country in recent months in what is called the 'March For Our Lives'. The protest was organized by the 'March For Our Lives' organization, which was founded by students who survived a mass shooting at a school in Parkland, Florida in 2018. Protesters have called for the implementation of new regulations that restrict gun use and to raise ...
Lebanese rescue groups rushed, on Wednesday, to turn off a massive fire in the country's widest pine forest. Authorities released a statement suggesting that the Batramaz forest fires could be deliberate, as the country braced for another summer of fires. The Lebanese Army added its helicopters were contributing to the massive efforts to curb the spread of the fire which broke out last night in the forests of Batramaz, Dennieh.
Maria Nissan is an Amman-based artist and an environmental activist who is using her talent and raising awareness about the environment and climate change using art. Nissan, who is a US citizen of Iraqi origin, creates art installations that are made from plastic waste she collects from the streets, in the capital Amman. According to AFP, her giant work was created by using over 2,000 plastic bottles, almost 1,000 shopping bags, and more than 150 hookah pipe hoses. Maria aims to use her art to highlight the negative effects of ...
Queen Elizabeth II is being celebrated by the people all over the country marking her Platinum Jubilee, the 70th anniversary of the accession of Queen Elizabeth II on 6 February 1952. Britons everywhere in the country have been placing photos of the long-lasting Queen beside the national flags to mark this unique event. Queen Elizabeth II is to make two appearances on the Buckingham Palace balcony on Thursday to mark the start of a 4-day holiday celebrating her historic Platinum Jubilee. According to sources, this is the first time that ...
Clashes erupted between Palestinians and Israeli and military forces over the Israeli flag march on 29 May 2022 where thousands of settlers stormed Al-Aqsa compound in the Old Jerusalem while carrying the Israeli flags to mark Jerusalem Day. Palestinians denounce Israel's flag march and responded by carrying out the national flags. A drone carrying the Palestinian flag was seen flying over Jerusalem where the flag march was taking place. Furthermore, homes at Al-Nasr camp in Amman, Jordan were adorned with Palestinian flags to show solidarity with the Palestinians against Israel's ...
Jordanians are celebrating today their 76th anniversary of Independence Day which is a unique occasion. The downtown has been prepared to mark the country's most important event as loads of national flags of all sizes on every wall and shop in Amman's downtown. Folklore songs can also be heard on speakers. Jordanians have also worn their traditional clothes such as "Thoubs and Dishdashahs" to celebrate very important day.