South Africa, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Saudi Arabia are doing the most to combat climate change in the Middle East and Africa, according to a new report that compares government and business sustainability policies, investment and actions. Continue reading
On the eve of May 14, the Arabs launched an air attack on Tel Aviv, which the Israelis resisted. This action was followed by the invasion of the former Palestinian mandate by Arab armies from Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, and Egypt. Saudi Arabia sent a formation that fought under the Egyptian command. Continue reading
— The current conflict in the Holy Land is a critical moment for people of Christian faith who want to visit the place where Jesus was born and brought peace. The conflict has made it difficult and dangerous for Christians to travel to the region, and has also damaged some of the Christian holy sites. Continue reading
On September 27 local time, the launch ceremony for the Arabic edition of Xi Jinping: On Respecting and Protecting Human Rights and the seminar on “Advancing Development Through Cooperation and Promoting Human Rights Through Development” was held in Cairo, capital of Egypt. The event was hosted by the China International Communications Group (CICG) and co-organized by the Foreign Languages Press and the CICG Center for Western Europe and Africa. Around 100 representatives from the political, academic, cultural, media, publishing, and other communities of China, Egypt, Sudan, Bahrain, Morocco, and the Arab League attended the event. Continue reading
Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company PJSC – Masdar, one of the world’s leading clean energy companies, along with Infinity Power, Africa’s largest renewable energy developer, and Hassan Allam Utilities, a sustainable infrastructure focused investment platform, signed an agreement with Egypt’s New and Renewable Energy Authority to secure land to build a 10-gigawatt (GW) capacity onshore wind farm in Egypt, set to be one of the largest in the world, with a project value of over US$ 10 billion. Continue reading
April 24, 2023 /Entertainment/ — The casting of Adele James as Cleopatra is controversial because there is no consensus on what Cleopatra’s race was. Some historians believe that she was of Macedonian Greek descent, while others believe that she had African ancestry. The casting of James, who is a black British actress, has been seen by some as an attempt to “blackwash” history. Others have defended the casting, saying that it is important to represent Cleopatra as a diverse figure. Continue reading
A three-day ceasefire to mark the Islamic festival of Eid-al-Fitr in Khartoum appears to be dead in the water as fighting continues in the Sudanese capital. According to the World Health Organization, more than 330 people have been killed over the past week. Now, with reports emerging that arms are being sent from Egypt and Libya, there are growing fears the situation could develop into a civil war that could draw in regional powers.