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Ever Given: Ship stuck in Suez Canal finally freed

29 Mar 2021

Ever Given: Ship stuck in Suez Canal finally freed

The cargo ship stuck in the Suez Canal for days has been freed, authorities and visuals from the passageway confirmed on Monday.

Ever Given: Cargo ship stuck in Suez Canal 'partially refloated'

29 Mar 2021

Ever Given: Cargo ship stuck in Suez Canal 'partially refloated'

The cargo ship stuck in the Suez Canal for days has been "partially refloated," a canal services firm said without providing further details about when the canal would reopen.

Suez Canal blockage: India's 4-point plan to deal with situation

27 Mar 2021

Suez Canal blockage: India's 4-point plan to deal with situation

The Indian Government has come up with a four-pronged plan to deal with the situation arising from the massive traffic jam in the Suez Canal as the blockage is badly hitting the global trade.

Massive ship blocks Suez Canal causing world's largest shipping jam

25 Mar 2021

Massive ship blocks Suez Canal causing world's largest shipping jam

A massive container ship stuck in the Suez Canal has caused a massive jam, bringing the busy trade route to a halt.

Top video games to teach history

16 Jan 2020

Top video games to teach history

People often find history difficult and boring.

What Nirmala Sitharaman said after 'Don't eat much onions' remark

05 Dec 2019

What Nirmala Sitharaman said after 'Don't eat much onions' remark

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said in the Parliament that she doesn't eat a lot of onions or garlic and neither does her family.

Here are some interesting records held by Mohamed Salah

25 Aug 2019

Here are some interesting records held by Mohamed Salah

Egyptian superstar Mohamed Salah has been on a roll ever since he has signed for Premier League giants Liverpool.

Travel photography on your mind? Visit these five places

21 Aug 2019

Travel photography on your mind? Visit these five places

Whether you are a professional travel photographer, or just want to "decorate" your Instagram account with some awe-inspiring and beautiful clicks, know that you have hit the right track.

Egyptian TV host interviews gay man, sentenced to jail, penalized

22 Jan 2019

Egyptian TV host interviews gay man, sentenced to jail, penalized

An Egyptian TV host was recently sentenced to one year in jail for interviewing a gay man last August.

'Harry Potter' site reveals what wizards did before bathrooms existed

07 Jan 2019

'Harry Potter' site reveals what wizards did before bathrooms existed

The Harry Potter universe is forever expanding as the author JK Rowling keeps providing new information to fans.

Liverpool risk losing Mohamed Salah amid interests in Israeli footballer

26 Dec 2018

Liverpool risk losing Mohamed Salah amid interests in Israeli footballer

Reports suggest Red Bull Salzburg striker Moanes Dabour has caught the fancy of English giants Liverpool, with the Reds considering him as a backup option to Roberto Firmino.

Here are world's safest and most-unsafe travel destinations for 2019

24 Dec 2018

Here are world's safest and most-unsafe travel destinations for 2019

As we are stepping into 2019, we have also started making our travel lists.

Danish couple climbs Pyramid of Giza, poses naked, uploads video

09 Dec 2018

Danish couple climbs Pyramid of Giza, poses naked, uploads video

Today's wanderlust generation has only one motto- break boundaries and reach every nook and corner of the world.

VAR could be introduced from Champions League round of 16

03 Dec 2018

VAR could be introduced from Champions League round of 16

The Video Assistant Referee (VAR) has been the most recent revolutionary change in football.

Jurgen Klopp hits out at UEFA Nations League once again

20 Oct 2018

Jurgen Klopp hits out at UEFA Nations League once again

Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp had earlier stated that the Nations League is the most useless football competition in the whole world.

Salah, Mane, Virgil van Dijk injured; problems arise for Liverpool

16 Oct 2018

Salah, Mane, Virgil van Dijk injured; problems arise for Liverpool

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has serious reasons to worry as three key players of his team suffered injuries and are unlikely to play against Huddersfield.

Egypt: Court hands 5-year jail term to UNESCO award-winning photojournalist

09 Sep 2018

Egypt: Court hands 5-year jail term to UNESCO award-winning photojournalist

An Egyptian court on Saturday handed a five-year jail sentence to a prominent photojournalist, Mahmoud Abu Zeid, widely known as Shawkan, who had earlier this year received the UNESCO's World Freedom Prize.

#CareerBytes: Top video games to teach history

20 Aug 2018

#CareerBytes: Top video games to teach history

People often find history difficult and boring.

Five best countries to visit in the Middle East

20 Aug 2018

Five best countries to visit in the Middle East

To many people, international travel simply means packing bags and heading to Europe.

Why is Mo Salah thinking of quitting Egypt's team?

25 Jun 2018

Why is Mo Salah thinking of quitting Egypt's team?

Liverpool star forward Mohamed Salah is reportedly considering his future with the Egyptian football team.

2018 FIFA World Cup: Russia vs Egypt preview

19 Jun 2018

2018 FIFA World Cup: Russia vs Egypt preview

2018 FIFA World Cup hosts Russia cruised in their first match with a 5-0 victory over Saudi Arabia.

FIFA 2018 World Cup: Egypt vs Uruguay preview

15 Jun 2018

FIFA 2018 World Cup: Egypt vs Uruguay preview

Egypt are all set to make their first World Cup appearance in 28 years as they take on Uruguay in the second match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Egypt name World Cup squad; include injured Salah

04 Jun 2018

Egypt name World Cup squad; include injured Salah

There is some positive news for Egypt and Mohamed Salah fans after the Liverpool forward was included in the 23-man 2018 FIFA World Squad on Monday.

Salah likely to be a part of Egypt's WC campaign

02 Jun 2018

Salah likely to be a part of Egypt's WC campaign

We have some good news for all Egypt fans.

Football: Egyptian lawyer files $1.2 billion lawsuit against Ramos

30 May 2018

Football: Egyptian lawyer files $1.2 billion lawsuit against Ramos

An Egyptian lawyer has filed a $1.2 billion lawsuit against Real Madrid skipper Sergio Ramos for injuring Liverpool mid-fielder Mohamed Salah.

Shoulder injury could stop Salah from playing World Cup

27 May 2018

Shoulder injury could stop Salah from playing World Cup

Liverpool forward Mo Salah suffered a horrific injury during his side's Champions League final encounter with Real Madrid.

More than 1 million Egyptians want Salah as their President

01 Apr 2018

More than 1 million Egyptians want Salah as their President

Stopping Mohamed Salah is a problem for most of his opponents. The Egyptian forward has taken the Premier League by storm this season scoring 29 goals in just 31 appearances for Liverpool.

Egypt: Photography exhibition on India held, 60 photographs showcased

15 Mar 2018

Egypt: Photography exhibition on India held, 60 photographs showcased

Egypt has organized a photo exhibition that showcased 60 photographs taken from different parts of India by Egyptian photographer Khaled Gawdat.

Egypt: Singer Laila Amer sentenced to two-year imprisonment for belly-dancing

28 Feb 2018

Egypt: Singer Laila Amer sentenced to two-year imprisonment for belly-dancing

An Egyptian court sentenced a little-known female singer Laila Amer to two years in prison over an online video it says "incites debauchery and immorality."

The rise and rise of Liverpool's Mohamed Salah

09 Feb 2018

The rise and rise of Liverpool's Mohamed Salah

Egypt's Mohamed Salah has taken the EPL by storm, ever since his £34.3 mn move to Liverpool from Roma in the summer.

Egypt: Authorities hang 15 jihadists in country's largest mass execution

27 Dec 2017

Egypt: Authorities hang 15 jihadists in country's largest mass execution

Egypt has executed 15 prisoners convicted for a 2013 attack on security forces in Sinai.

UN Security Council to vote on Trump's Jerusalem announcement

18 Dec 2017

UN Security Council to vote on Trump's Jerusalem announcement

The UN Security Council is set to vote today on a draft resolution calling for a withdrawal of US President Donald Trump's recent announcement recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Egyptian singer jailed for suggestively eating fruits in music video

13 Dec 2017

Egyptian singer jailed for suggestively eating fruits in music video

Shaimaa Ahmed, a 25-year-old Egyptian singer, was convicted on Tuesday of inciting debauchery through her music video.

Egypt's Sisi vows forceful response after attack kills 235

25 Nov 2017

Egypt's Sisi vows forceful response after attack kills 235

Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi said his country would respond with "the utmost force" after an attack on a mosque in North Sinai killed 235 people.

Egypt: Deadly terror strike at mosque leaves 155 dead

24 Nov 2017

Egypt: Deadly terror strike at mosque leaves 155 dead

At least 155 people have been killed after terrorists launched a suicide bomb and gun attack on Al Rawdah mosque in Bir al-Abed town of Egypt's North Sinai province.

Celebratory gunfire: Egyptian bridegroom shot in genitals night before wedding

10 Nov 2017

Celebratory gunfire: Egyptian bridegroom shot in genitals night before wedding

28-year-old Egyptian man Osman al-Alsaied was seriously injured after he was shot on his genitals with shotgun pellets by a guest at his wedding.

Egyptian TV presenter convicted for promoting pregnancy among single women

03 Nov 2017

Egyptian TV presenter convicted for promoting pregnancy among single women

A popular Egyptian TV presenter has been sentenced to three years imprisonment and fined 10,000 Egyptian pounds (Rs. 36,622) for inciting single women to get pregnant, thereby "threatening the fabric of Egyptian life."

Thistlegorm Project: 360-degree online VR tour of British WWII shipwreck

24 Oct 2017

Thistlegorm Project: 360-degree online VR tour of British WWII shipwreck

Scientists comprehensively digitized a World War II shipwreck to develop an online Virtual Reality experience, allowing users to explore one of the world's most famous shipwreck-diving sites, the British freighter SS Thistlegorm.

Rahul likens Modi to Duterte: 'Both thrive on hatred'

29 Sep 2017

Rahul likens Modi to Duterte: 'Both thrive on hatred'

Congress VP Rahul Gandhi has hit out at PM Narendra Modi by comparing him to Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, saying that they both "thrive on hatred and disrespect institutions."

Eman Ahmed: Former world's heaviest woman dies in Abu Dhabi

25 Sep 2017

Eman Ahmed: Former world's heaviest woman dies in Abu Dhabi

Only a week after her 37th birthday, Egypt's Eman Ahmed, the world's former heaviest woman who once weighed 500kg, passed away this morning at Burjeel Hospital in Abu Dhabi.