Mohamed Salah donates oxygen tanks to hometown hospital battling COVID-19

Liverpool striker Mohammed Salah has been praised after last week donating oxygen cylinders to help coronavirus patients in his hometown Nagrig.  Hassan Bakr, head of the Nagrig Charity Association, told Egyptian press that Salah pledged to install a full oxygen tank at Basyoun Hos

Duke and Duchess of Sussex abandon social media over online ‘hate’

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have reportedly abandoned social media after becoming disillusioned with the “hate” they encountered online. Harry and Meghan, who stepped down as British royals early last year, have not used their Instagram account for months, despite having amassed an

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip given Covid-19 vaccine

Britain's Queen Elizabeth and her husband Prince Philip have received vaccinations against Covid-19, Buckingham Palace said on Saturday. "The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh have today received COVID-19 vaccinations," the palace said in a statement. The Queen is 94 years old and Philip is 99. &n

Amr Moussa confirmed that he had Corona and was not taken to hospital

Amr Moussa, the former Secretary-General of the League of Arab States, confirmed that he was infected with the new Corona virus, or it has become known as "Covid-19", according to the statements of evidence in Al-Ahram Portal. According to Al-Ahram, Amr Moussa said, "He has not been transferred t

Meghan and Harry end their eventful 2020 with first podcast

LOS ANGELES: The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have dropped their first podcast.   Prince Harry and Meghan Markle and guests from Elton John to their son, Archie, appear on the royal couple’s first audio release Tuesday for Spotify, a 34-minute special featuring reflections on 2020. The

Pierre Cardin passes away at 98

Pierre Cardin, French fashion designer has passed away at the age of 98, said France’s Fine Arts Academy. Cardin whose futuristic space-inspired looks upended catwalk styles in the 1960s and 70s worked in top couture houses like Christian Dior before launching his brand. He pioneered the u

Anthony Fauci receives Covid-19 vaccine and has 'extreme confidence' in Moderna drug

Anthony Fauci, the US' top infectious disease specialist, received his Covid-19 vaccine yesterday along with other senior officials and six health workers at a livestreamed event at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The widely respected scientist rolled up his left shirt sleeve and sa

Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announce partnership with food charity

Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced Sunday that their new charity has partnered with the World Central Kitchen and its celebrity chef to feed the hungry in disaster-stricken areas around the world.The Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s non-profit group, the Archewell Foundatio

Designer of Holy Kaaba’s doors during King Khalid’s reign passes away

Engineer Munir Sarri Al-Jundi, who designed the doors of the Holy Kaaba during the reign of King Khalid Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud in 70s, has died on Saturday.Engineer Al-Jundi passed away in southern Germany.Al-Jundi was chosen to design the doors of the Kaaba during the reign of King Khalid.A promin

European leaders self-isolate after Emmanuel Macron tests positive for Covid-19

A string of European leaders rushed into self-isolation on Thursday after French President Emmanuel Macron tested positive for coronavirus. Officials were scrambling to track down Mr Macron’s close contacts after his attendance at a European Union summit last week potentially put most of Eu

World's 18th richest person MacKenzie Scott announces $4.2bn in charity donations

MacKenzie Scott, the ex-wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, said on Tuesday she has given $4.2 billion to groups helping the vulnerable as the pandemic hits lives like "a wrecking ball." Ms Scott, who formerly went by the name MacKenzie Bezos, last year signed a "giving pledge" to donate the bulk

Prince William thanks pandemic workers at Christmas show

 Britain’s Prince William and his family attended a Christmas show in London yesterday night, where he paid tribute to medical staff and other frontline workers for their efforts during the pandemic.William, his wife Kate, and their three children, Prince George, Princess Charlotte

Biden and Harris named Time ‘Person of the Year’

US President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris were named Time magazine’s 2020 “Person of the Year” on Thursday for their election victory over Donald Trump. “For changing the American story, for showing that the forces of empathy are greater than the

Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie sends a powerful message for victims of domestic abuse

Amid the ongoing pandemic the cases of domestic abuse have risen by leaps and bounds. In such trying times, Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie who has always been an advocate for people of domestic abuse, sent a powerful message to the victims. She urged them to reach out to seek help and not keep

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to take royal train tour to thank health workers

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will travel across the country by royal train to thank communities, outstanding individuals and key workers for their efforts during the coronavirus pandemic.   Kensington Palace says the three-day tour will make stops in England, Scotland and Wales in line

World War II Vet Beats COVID-19, Marks 104th Birthday

An Alabama man who spent World War II repairing bomb-damaged trains in France recovered from a fight with COVID-19 in time to mark his 104th birthday on Thursday. Major Wooten was physically drained and a little fuzzy mentally after battling the new coronavirus but appears to be on the mend, said

Beppe Modenese, Creator of Milan Fashion System, Dies at 90

Beppe Modenese, the force behind the coalescence of Italian ready-to-wear fashion in the northern city of Milan, has died. He was 90. Modenese died Saturday in the fashion capital. No cause of death was given. Dubbed “Italy’s Prime Minister of Fashion” in 1983 by Women’s

Ice Bucket Challenge Co-Creator Patrick Quinn Dies at Age 37

Patrick Quinn, whose personal battle with ALS helped power the Ice Bucket Challenge fundraising campaign, died on Sunday at age 37, seven years after his diagnosis, supporters announced on Facebook. Quinn, who was born and grew up in Yonkers, New York, was co-founder of the campaign that raised m