Activists and Pro-Palestinians are marking the Sabra and Shatila massacre of 35 years that left around 3500 people dead and took place in the refuge camps of Sabra and Shatila in Lebanon. The massacre began at approximately 18:00 on 16 September to 08:00 on 18 September 1982. It was carried out by Lebanese armed militia in plain sight of the Israeli Army led by Ariel Sharon who has blood on his hands. The Israeli Army surrounded Sabra and Shatila and stationed troops at the exits of the area to prevent ...
On Sunday, 300 Afghan women wearing full-face veils sat in rows at a Kabul university lecture theatre Saturday, pledging commitment to the Taliban’s hardline policies on gender segregation. A handful wore blue burqas, which have only a small mesh window to see from, but most wore black niqabs covering most of the face apart from the eyes. The women covered head-to-toe in accordance with strict new dress policies for education. Women's rights in Afghanistan were sharply curtailed under the Taliban's 1996-2001 rule, but since returning to power last month they ...
The 78th edition of Venice Film Festival has witnessed a large presence of the world a-listers. The festival took place at Venice Lido between September 1 - 11. President of the Jury was South Korean director Bong Joon, and the opening and closing nights were hosted by Serena Rossi. Check out the stars' fabulous looks on Venice Film Festival red carpet.
Americans mark the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks - a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks by the militant group al-Qaeda against the United States of America on the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001. US President Joe Biden has urged Americans to embrace unity as they reflect on the day that two decades ago reshaped the nation. On that morning, four commercial airliners traveling from the northeastern United States to California were hijacked mid-flight by 19 al-Qaeda terrorists. The hijackers were organized into three groups of five ...
It is this time of year again! Every night for the next week you can see the spectacular Festival of Lights in Berlin! Every autumn, Berlin becomes one great open-air gallery, transformed by artists’ light-creations. Festival of Lights in Berlin is a free annual international event that takes place in September. It transforms landmarks and buildings across the city. During the festival, buildings and landmarks of the German capital are screened with light installations and 3D projections. The festival takes place from 03 to 12 September 2021 with around 75 ...
The new head of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Montenegro was inaugurated on Sunday, arriving by helicopter under the protection of police who dispersed protesters with tear gas. The decision to anoint Bishop Joanikije as the new Metropolitan of Montenegro at the historic monastery of Cetinje has aggravated ethnic tension in the tiny Balkan state. Protesters had blocked roads since Saturday in a bid to prevent access to the small town, both the headquarters of the Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) and a symbol of sovereignty for some Montenegrins. Montenegro broke ...
Facebook page @MarMwraa has shared photoshopped pictures of Syrian artists and titled the album 'Syrian Artists If They Were African'. The post achieved great engagement with more than 5.2k likes and 2.3k comments. Here, we gathered for you the original picture of the Syrian artist next to the photoshopped one. Can you identify them?
China has prepared a mental health-themed art exhibition displaying the work of some 80 artists in order to raise awareness. Shanghai artist "Cracks" has kept her diagnosis of bipolar disorder hidden from all but her closest friends and family due to the cultural stigma about people with mental illnesses. In China mental illness is rarely spoken about publicly, forcing millions to cope alone. "They think we're crazy, that we can't assimilate in society, that we belong only in mental hospitals," said the 24-year-old, who asked for her real name to ...
A Paris auction house will seek to sell in October the world's biggest known example of the dinosaur triceratops, known as "Big John", with the spectacular skeleton on show to the public beforehand, organisers said Tuesday. The triceratops is among the most distinctive of dinosaurs due to the three horns on its head - one at the nose and two on the forehead - that give the dinosaur its Latin name. "Big John" is the largest known surviving example, 66 million years old and with a skeleton some eight meters ...
When it comes to handling money wisely, there are certain items you should almost always buy used. Used items can still have a long lifespan, and you can enjoy savings off the price you would pay if you bought the item new. Here's a list of 10 things you’re better off buying them used: