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'Tailored For You'...First Egyptian Clothing Brand for People With Disabilities

When Ashgan al-Abhar’s wheelchair-using friend said she dreamed of wearing a dress that did not obstruct her mobility, she decided to launch a clothing brand for people with disabilities and those of short stature. Earlier this year she started “Metfasal Leek” - Arabic for &ldqu

Photographer of 'The Embrace' Wins Top Wildlife Photo Award

A unique glimpse of a rare tigress hugging a fir tree has won this year's Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. Russian photographer Sergey Gorshkov beat 49,000 entries from around the world to scoop the top prize in the prestigious contest with the image which took more than 11 months to

20-year-old Emirati dies in a collision with a tanker

A 20-year-old Emirati youth died on Wednesday morning in a collision between two vehicles in Azen area of Ras Al Khaimah. The victim died on the spot as result of the severe wounds, which he sustained in the crash, according to Director of Traffic and Patrols Department at the Ras Al Khaimah Poli

Silk Pillowcases Protect Skin Health

Can a simple pillowcase swap help your skin? Probably, but it depends on your sleeping position. "Silk pillowcases can be incredibly helpful in preventing wrinkles for anyone who sleeps on their stomach or side," says Dr. Annie Gonzalez, a dermatologist with Riverchase Dermatology in Miami. "When

Megan Markle: I kept myself with this decision

Megan, Duchess of Sussex, said on Tuesday that she did not have social media accounts to "preserve herself" and had no idea what was being said about her online. Meghan, who left the UK with her husband, Prince Harry, earlier this year, in part because of media hostility, has campaigned for month

India claims cow dung chip protects against cellphone radiation

An Indian government unit established to develop soaps and medicinal products from cow dung has branched out with a "chip" it claims can protect people from cellphone radiation. Without explaining how the technology works, the head of the National Cow Commission -- set up last year -- said the de

Boy, 3, fatally shoots himself with gun found in bedroom

A three-year-old boy in the US state of Oregon was killed, after he shot himself in the head with a pistol he had found in his bedroom. The British newspaper, The Times, said, Tuesday, October 13, 2020, that the local police chief's office reported that the child James Lindquester had pulled a pi

Mark Zuckerberg, Priscilla Chan Donate $100 Million More to US Election Infrastructure

Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, said on Tuesday that they will donate an additional $100 million to support election officials and fund infrastructure for the US election in November. “We’ve gotten a far greater response than we expec

Meghan Markle chats with Malala Yousafzai

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry joined forces with Malala Yousafzai this week to celebrate International Day of the Girl.   The pair took part in a live video chat with the Pakistani activist to discuss “the barriers preventing 130 million girls from going to school and why it’s

Peru's Machu Picchu Reopens... for One Japanese Tourist

Peru's best-known tourist site Machu Picchu has opened after months of coronavirus closure, but for just a single visitor -- a Japanese man stranded in the country by the pandemic. "The first person on Earth who went to Machu Picchu since the lockdown is meeeeeee," Jesse Katayama posted on his In

Russia: Suspect found dead after three people killed in bus stop shooting

Russian authorities have found the body of the main suspect in Monday's fatal bus shootings in the Nizhny Novgorod region. Three people were killed and three more wounded when a gunman opened fire at a bus stop in a village in central Russia. Police initially reported that a young man had escape

In Kashmir, wedding season is on, but with new security measures

Lavish, week-long weddings are the norm in Srinagar, in Indian-administered Kashmir and families are taking extra care to ensure they continue, despite the coronavirus pandemic. With masks and gel alcohol at disposal, guests also have to eat in separate plates:       View

Princess Diana’s famous 1980s sheep jumper to be re-released

The famous sheep jumper worn by the late Diana, Princess of Wales in the 1980s is being re-released by American label Rowing Blazers. The scarlet jumper, which is covered with multiple white sheep and a single black sheep, was worn by Diana on several occasions, including during a visit to the Po

Kids turning hypertensive; screening mandatory for early detection: Experts

The commonly held perception that hypertension is common among the adults, especially among 30 to 40 years old, no longer holds true. Emerging trends suggest that children are becoming prone to the cardiac disease as well, especially amid the Covid-19 outbreak, the cardiovascular experts opined du

Princess Eugenie praises Selena Gomez for showing off her kidney transplant scar

Princess Eugenie has praised Selena Gomez for proudly displaying her kidney transplant scar in an Instagram post earlier this year. In September, the musician shared an Instagram photo of herself posing in a blue one-piece swimming costume designed by her friend Theresa Mingus. Read More: B

Gang in the dock for kidnapping, assault in Dubai

A gang of three Gulf citizens kidnapped a worker, 26, after they impersonated policemen, assaulting him and stealing Dhs80 and his mobile phone. The Dubai Public Prosecution referred the defendants to the Dubai Criminal Court, which started hearing the first session of the case. The case dates ba

American teenager breaks two records for the longest legs

17-year-old Massey Corinne managed to break two Guinness records, the tallest legs, and the teenager with the longest legs in the world. Corin's legs account for about 60 percent of her total length, according to CNN. Corin's left leg is 53 inches, equivalent to approximately 134.6 cm, while her

The chickens massacre .. The police intervene to save 3 thousand chicks

On Friday, Spanish police found more than 20,000 chicks in an abandoned container in a cargo area near the Adolfo Suarez Madrid-Barajas airport in the capital. According to the Polícia Nacional newspaper, the chicks were left in boxes for 3 days without food or water, and about 6,000 of th

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