Egypt has showed off on Thursday the magical opening of a road lined with hundreds of ram-headed sphinx statues which are 3,000 years old, in a grandiose night-time ceremony at Karnak Temple in archaeologically-rich Luxor. The newly opened “Rams Road”, the sandstone-paved path connecting the temples of Karnak and Luxor in the centre of the southern Nile city was officially opened by President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi and a host of senior officials in a spectacular night-time ceremony, according to AFP. The 'Rams Road' is nearly 3 kilometres long and ...
The 43rd edition of the Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF) opened on Friday evening at Egypt's Cairo Opera House with the participation of about 100 films from over 60 countries. Running from Nov. 26 to Dec. 5 under the auspices of the Egyptian Ministry of Culture, the 43rd CIFF's opening ceremony was attended by Egyptian Minister of Culture Inas Abdel-Dayem. CIFF President Mohamed Hefzy said the festival hosts more films this year than last year as the coronavirus-related restrictions are eased given the success of Egypt's precautionary measures and the ...
Syrian children have no choice but to work as life challenges keep rising amid decade-long war where accessibility to education is non-existent in most of the areas. Moreover, some Syrian kids are responsible for a whole family. For example, the 15-year-old orphan, Mohammad Makhzoum, was banned from school and forced to work for as long as 12 hours a day in an oil refinery to support his younger family members, AFP reported. The little boy said he doesn't want his siblings to meet the fate that has beset so many ...
Venezuela's National System of Youth and Children's Orchestras have entered the Guinness World Record by forming the largest orchestra, the Venezuelan government said on Saturday. According to local media, a group of 12,000 musicians, including both children and adults, from the orchestra played for the record on November 13. The performers' ages ranged between 12 and 77 as they wore black pants, white shirts and mandatory face masks. The musicians, who participated in the world record Orchestra, were brought together by the country's publicly funded "El Sistema" program. The country's ...
Syrian singer-songwriter Rasha Rizk has taken part in this year's Riyadh Season and threw several concerts. Rasha didn't stand out only with her exceptional voice, but also with her choice of iconic fashion, as she sported cartoon-inspired attires. Check out Rasha Rizk's appearances in Riyadh Season 2021.
British Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, are visiting Jordan and Egypt in a 4-day stay. They are the first members of the Royal Family to make such a visit amidst the COVID-19 crisis, Sky News reports. Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall were greeted by Jordan's King Abdullah on Tuesday at Al Husseiniya Palace. The meeting was also attended by Queen Rania, Crown Prince Hussein, and Prince Ghazi Bin Muhammad, the country's chief adviser for religious and cultural affairs ...
The migrant crisis intensifies between Belarus and Poland as the first is accused of forcibly pushing refugees to cross into the European country. Thousands of people are stuck on the Belarus-Polish border lacking basic humanitarian aid. The Iraqi government revealed that at least 571 citizens are stuck in eight camps on the Belarus-Polish border. Authorities also revealed that they are ready to send a special plane to repatriate Iraqi citizens who want to return voluntarily. The tough situation on the border has left many migrants in a difficult position to ...
Protesters across the world have organized rallies calling for 'Climate Justice' during the two-week United Nations Climate Change Conference (CEOP26) in Glasgow, Scotland. Worldwide protests took place after several meetings, speeches and agreements by world leaders during the COP26 summit, where leaders approved many procedures to face climate change and global warming. Dozens of demonstrators with the climate action group Extinction Rebellion blocked a bridge near the conference venue, sitting in a line across the road and using locks and metal chains to link themselves together, The Washington Post reported ...
Saudi presenter Ajwa Al-Joudi has received great attention from the public after her appearance in the first episode of the “Talents of Boulevard” show, which premiered last Sunday. The audience went to search for Al-Judi and her accounts on social media, flirting with her beauty, smiles, and style, especially her naturally curly hair, especially since a large number of the public did not know her in the past, and they were surprised that she was of Saudi nationality. Ajwa Al-Judi is a Saudi journalist who started her media career from ...