Throughout history introducing some new inventions, tools and technologies revolutionized communities. Some inventions were pivotal points in history that significantly changed our life and our way of doing things. Here is a list of 10 inventions that transformed the world.
Lebanon, home to more than 1 million Syrian refugees, is reeling from an economic crisis exacerbated by the pandemic and a massive explosion that destroyed parts of the capital last August. The holy month of Ramadan has made the lives of Syrian refugees in Lebanon even harder amid their host country's economic woes. The struggle can be more pronounced during the holy month when fasting is typically followed by festive feasting to fill empty stomachs. More people resorted to reducing the size or number of meals, it said. Refugees are ...
The world has watched Duke of Edinburgh's funeral that took place yesterday on April 17, 2021 in St. George Chapel located at Windsor Castle. Here are some iconic footage of the royal funeral.
April 15 will mark the second anniversary of the 2019 Notre Dame Cathedral blaze. French President Emmanuel Macron inspected the ongoing renovation work at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, two years after a devastating blaze gutted the 850-year old monument. From the rooftop, the French leader said he was "impressed" by "all the work that has been accomplished". His visit was to express "a message of collective pride" for the work carried out. The fire, which broke out on the evening of April 15, 2019, stunned the country and people ...
Muslims who are immunised against Covid-19 have started their journey in the holiest site in Saudi Arabia's Mecca city on Tuesday as they performed the year-round umrah pilgrimage on the first day of the fasting month of Ramadan. Despite the vaccine, they are asked to wear the masks inside Mecca's Grand Mosque in batches to perform the ritual of circling the sacred Kaaba, a cubic structure towards which Muslims around the world pray, along socially distanced paths. Authorities have banned un-immunised pilgrims from getting permits to perform the pilgrimage and ...
Saudis are hardly trying to keep their old tradition reserved and practiced by the younger generations as Taif residents are still performing the 'ancient war' dance which is also known as ‘Taashir’ dance. Men of the tribe usually full the barrels of their weapons using gunpowder before the show begins; as they wait in line to show their skills in using the guns. The ancient war dance in Taif, a city located west of Saudi Arabia, works as men use gun flame lightened under their feet while dancing in the ...
2020 and the first quarter of 2021 was a challenging period for countries, companies and individuals financially. Many struggled to remain in the market while others managed to make a fortune. Here is a list of the 10 richest Arab men in 2021:
Ramadan is the Arabic name for the ninth month in the Islamic calendar. It is considered one of the holiest Islamic months. It's also one of the Five Pillars of Islam. These are five principles that Muslims believe are compulsory acts ordered by God. Muslims believe it was during this month God revealed the first verses of the Quran, Islam's sacred text, to Mohammed, on a night known as "The Night of Power" (or Laylat al-Qadr in Arabic). The Muslim holy month starts on Tuesday, April 13, and even amid ...
Jordan celebrated, Sunday its centennial of the foundation of the Jordanian state upon the arrival of the late King Abdullah I in Maan in November 1920. King Abdullah and Crown Prince Hussein on Sunday visited the Royal Cemetery at the Royal Hashemite Court alongside Princes Hassan Bin Talal, Feisal Bin Al Hussein, Ali Bin Al Hussein, Hamzeh Bin Al Hussein, Hashim Bin Al Hussein, Talal Bin Muhammed, Ghazi Bin Muhammed and Rashid Bin El Hassan. Jordan was decorated two days ago with national flags; as the Kingdom's landmarks were lighted ...
Britain's Prince Philip, a constant presence at Queen Elizabeth II's side for decades, died Friday at age 99, Buckingham Palace announced. The death of the Duke of Edinburgh is a profound loss for the 94-year-old monarch, who once described him as her "strength and stay all these years". He was admitted to hospital on February 16, 2021, and went home after a month during which he was treated for a pre-existing heart condition and an infection. Announcing his passing, BBC television played the national anthem over a picture of Philip ...