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Car Crashes Into Outer Gates of Makkah’s Grand Mosque

A man in a speeding car crashed into the outer gates of Makkah's Grand Mosque late Friday night, the state-run news agency (SPA) reported. The crash happened around 10:30 p.m., SPA said. Authorities arrested the man inside, who appeared in an “abnormal" condition, the agency said. Police


The monkeys are "occupying" an Indian city and wreaking havoc on it

An Indian city has been subjected to a frightening invasion by thousands of monkeys, which over the course of weeks launched repeated attacks on residents and farms, after all attempts to stop their advance failed. Hungry macaques in Shimla, the capital of Himachel Pradesh, northern India, are ca


Philippine police chief killed by rooster during raid on illegal cockfight

The police chief of a Philippine town was killed during a raid on an illegal cockfight when he bled to death after the razor-sharp metal blade on one of the roosters sliced an artery in his leg, officials said. The freak accident that killed San Jose Police Chief Lt. Christian Bolok happened on M


BeIN Media chairman Nasser Al Khelaifi cleared in Fifa corruption trial

The chairman of Qatar’s beIN Media Group Nasser Al Khelaifi has been cleared by a Swiss court in connection with the alleged corrupt allocation of television rights to the network for the 2026 and 2030 World Cups. Mr Al Khelaifi, who is also president of French champions Paris Saint-Germain


Jamaican teacher turns Kingston walls into blackboards

With most schools in Jamaica still closed due to the pandemic, schoolteacher Taneka Mckoy every day braves the risk of stray gunshots from gang warfare and the oppressive Caribbean heat as she trudges around her inner city Kingston community to write lessons on blackboards painted on its walls. P


Egypt orders probe after tourists injured in shark attacks

Egypt’s Ministry of Environment said on Monday that it has received report of a shark attack on a tourist group snorkeling at the Ras Mohamed Nature Reserve in the Sinai Peninsula that left three injured. Two Ukrainian tourists, a mother and her son, as well as the accompanying guide, were


'Made-in-Gaza' Device Fights Coronavirus Spread

Entering a Gaza City restaurant, customers are welcomed by a multi-tasking disinfection machine designed by a Palestinian businesswoman to curb the spread of the coronavirus in the crisis-hit enclave. Spraying hand sanitizer while taking the person's temperature, the two-metre (around 6.6-foot) h


Part of Newborn Brain Capable of Seeing Words, New Study Suggests

Humans are born with a part of the brain that is prewired to be receptive to seeing words and letters, setting the stage at birth for people to learn how to read, a new study suggests. Analyzing brain scans of newborns, researchers found that this part of the brain – called the "visual word


A Tunisian selling his kidney in Turkey reveals an organ trade network

An incident related to the sale of a kidney by a Tunisian man in Turkey for 15 thousand dollars sparked a great controversy in the country, as it revealed a website run by a network for the trade of human organs, offering Tunisians large sums of money in exchange for selling one of the body parts.


Belgian Chocolatier Crowned Best Pastry Chef in the World

A Belgian chocolatier has been crowned the world's best pastry chef by a jury of independent reporters, helping consolidate Belgium's reputation as a producer of top class chocolate. Pierre Marcolini was given the award organized by World Pastry Stars, an Italian-based organization of chefs from


UK Experts Warn from Increased Popularity of e-Cigarettes among Teens

UK health experts fear sharp rise in popularity of e-cigarettes among teenagers, as seen in the US Health campaigners have expressed alarm after it emerged that a loophole in the law means it is legal for marketing companies to hand out vapes to children for free, The Guardian reported on Sunday.


Ambiguity Surrounds Murder of Iranian Arms Dealer in Italy

Ambiguity still surrounds the murder of Iranian arms dealer Said Ansary Firouz, who was shot dead last week at his office in Formello in Rome’s northern outskirts. Italian police reports said Firouz was killed by his driver, 47-year-old Foloty Kave, who shot his employer before turning the


The crazy adventure video .. He jumped from the plane without a parachute

In an attempt to set a new record, a former British soldier jumped from a helicopter into the sea without using a parachute, and fell in the Solent Strait in the northern English Channel. According to the British "Sky News" network, John Brim, nicknamed "the flying fish", was taken to the hospita


A child goes into a coma due to Corona  

A four-year-old child has entered a state of absence for days, as a result of his infection with the emerging corona virus "Covid-19", in a new case that shows the danger that the epidemic poses to children. Choudi published a picture of his son Kaes, who was lying in a hospital in Belgium after


An American finds a 222-year-old penny

An American wanders on his feet, moving from one town to another and from one city to another, he walks slowly and listens to the sound of the metal detector that is always in need, in search of gold or treasure or even a coin, some are looking for surprising wealth and some find their pleasure on


A 3-year-old child "commits suicide" by mistake at his birthday party

A 3-year-old American child was killed at his birthday party after finding a pistol belonging to a family member and accidentally shooting him in the chest. The accident happened on Saturday afternoon in Porter, 48 kilometers from downtown Houston, in the state of Texas. The Montgomery County Sh


Why are used Rolex watches more expensive than gold?

Rolex watches, founded a century ago, specifically in 1905, are the epitome of prestige, wealth and success, and the most famous brand of the delicate and luxurious watches that the wealthy flock to acquire.These watches are known for their high price, and their exclusive possession of velvet laye


Giacometti Sculpture in Sealed Bid Auction - Starting Price $90 Million

A sculpture by Swiss artist Alberto Giacometti is being auctioned by Sotheby's with a reserve price of $90 million but the winning offer on Tuesday could remain secret as it is being sold by sealed bid. If "Grande femme I" sells for more than $100 million, Giacometti will equal Pablo Picasso as o




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