Egypt backs deal for withdrawal of foreign troops from Libya

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry yesterday discussed in Cairo the latest developments in Libya with UN Secretary-General Special Envoy for Libya Jan Kubis. The spokesman for the Egyptian Foreign Ministry, Ahmed Hafez, said on Twitter that Shoukry and Kubis discussed developments of the Libyan crisis and ways to reach a political solution that preserves the unity of the country and the ri... More ...

More Than 1.3 Million People Vaccinated against COVID-19 In Saudi Arabia

More than 1.3 million people have received the coronavirus vaccine in Saudi Arabia since the Kingdom launched its vaccine campaign in December. “The number of people who received the COVID-19 vaccine in the Kingdom reached 1,332,740,” Dr. Mohamed Al-Abdulaali, the spokesperson for the Ministry of Health, announced Sunday. “There are 405 vaccination centers set up by MOH in va... More ...

Russia FM to tour Gulf for economic, political talks

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will today embark on a four-day official visit to the Gulf region which will include visits to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Saudi Arabia, and Qatar, his ministry announced yesterday. His first stop will be the UAE, where he will meet Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Zayed and Foreign Minister Abdullah Bin Zayed. He will then head to Saudi Arabia, whe... More ...

Turkey likely to host Afghan peace meeting

ANKARA: The administration of US President Joe Biden will ask Turkey to host a senior-level meeting between Taliban and Afghan officials in coming weeks to finalize a peace agreement, according to ToloNews, an Afghan news outlet. It was quoting from an official letter it published on Sunday that it said was sent by US Secretary of State Antony Blinken to Afghan President Ashraf Ghani. Bli... More ...

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy sentenced to jail for corruption

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy was on Monday found guilty of corruption and sentenced to jail. A court in Paris found that Sarkozy offered to help a magistrate land a prestigious job in return for inside information on an inquiry into his 2007 election campaign finances. Sarkozy, 66, was sentenced to three years in jail, with two of them suspended. Prosecutors sought a four-year jail ... More ...

Tweet for $2.5 MILLION? Twitter boss Jack Dorsey is selling first-ever tweet with a high price

The first post on Twitter that appeared on its co-founder and current CEO Jack Dorsey’s account in 2006 is up for sale as an NFT, a nonfungible token. Some social media enthusiasts are ready to spend a fortune on it. Dorsey’s almost 15-year-old message “just setting up my twttr” attracted whopping offers after he posted a link to a tweets marketplace called V... More ...

Brazil presses for Pfizer, AstraZeneca shots to bolster slow vaccine rollout

Brazil’s government on Monday pressed Pfizer Inc for earlier delivery of COVID-19 vaccines and sought to buy more AstraZeneca shots from other countries, as a deadly second wave of cases adds urgency to a lethargic vaccine rollout. President Jair Bolsonaro, who has played down the gravity of the novel coronavirus and questioned the “rush” for vaccines, took part personally in ... More ...

Tesla loses more than $244 billion in a month as rally fizzles

Shares of Tesla Inc fell for a fifth consecutive session on Monday, caught in a tech-led selloff that has wiped more than $244 billion off the company’s market value over the last month. High-flying tech stocks, which powered the market’s rebound from the pandemic lows in March last year, have been hit by a one-two punch of rising yields and investors shifting funds to sectors poise... More ...

Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s husband expresses uncertainty over her release

The husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, the British-Iranian dual national detained in Tehran, says he still does not know if she will be released following the end of her sentence on Sunday. Zaghari-Ratcliffe was sentenced in 2016 to five years’ imprisonment over allegations of plotting to overthrow the Iranian regime — charges she has consistently denied. The 43-year-old charity... More ...

Schoolchildren return to the classroom in England as government considers radical changes

Many children in England returned to school on Monday for the first time since January, but the upheaval of the last year caused by Covid-19 is far from over. All primary schoolchildren will be back in their classrooms on Monday, while there will be a phased return over the week at secondary schools for those aged 11-18. As part of the government’s gradual easing of tough lockdown restri... More ...

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Attractive men's perfumes for women

Most men are looking for the best men's perfume that is characterized by the attractive aroma that gives luxury and elegance to manhood, and therefore there are many brands, and each of them tries to provide the best men's perfume, and we try here to present a group of names for distinctive men's perfumes. Chanel Allure Eau Extrem It is considered the luxury fragrance for men if you are look... More ...
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Amnesty slams ‘dangerous’ Swiss veil ban

Switzerland’s vote to ban full face coverings is “needlessly fueling division and fear,” Amnesty International has said, urging authorities to instead focus on measures that genuinely protect women. “After the vote to ban minarets, Swiss voters have once again approved an initiative that discriminates against one religious community in particular,” said Cyriele Hug... More ...

Dr. Seuss Pulls Six Books over Racist Imagery

They are beloved by generations of early readers for their wacky rhyming tales and mischievous plotlines, but six Dr. Seuss books are being pulled because of imagery now considered racist. Dr. Seuss Enterprises -- the publisher of the bestselling children's books -- announced Tuesday that it is taking the six titles, which include "If I Ran the Zoo" and "The Cat's Quizzer," out of print. The m... More ...

Is vegan diet linked to poorer bone health?

People consuming vegan diet may have poorer bone health, suggested a new study. In a new study, the bone health of vegans as well as people following a mixed-food diet was determined with an ultrasound measurement of the heel bone. The findings showed that people following a vegan diet had lower ultrasound values compared to the other group, which indicates poorer bone health. "A vegan diet i... More ...

Taylor Swift, BTS, Cardi B and more to perform at Grammys

Taylor Swift, BTS, Cardi B and Billie Eilish are set to perform at next week’s Grammy Awards.   The Recording Academy announced Sunday that Harry Styles, Bad Bunny, Post Malone, Megan Thee Stallion and Dua Lipa will also hit the stage at the March 14 event. The show will air live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles on CBS and Paramount+. The Grammys were originally supposed to t... More ...

Neymar, Haaland, Mbappe - the youngest players to score 100 goals

Erling Haaland made more history on Saturday by reaching 100 career goals quicker than Kylian Mbappe, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. The Borussia Dortmund striker scored the first two goals of Der Klassiker against Bayern Munich, although his side would go on to lose the match 4-2. Haaland has scored an incredible 45 goals in 46 matches since signing for Dortmund, while he notched 29 stri... More ...

Billionaire MacKenzie Scott marries science teacher after divorcing Bezos

MacKenzie Scott, the billionaire philanthropist, author and former wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, has married a Seattle science teacher who expressed gratitude "for the exceptional privilege it will be to partner in giving away assets with the potential to do so much good when shared." Scott, 50, is the world's 22nd-richest person worth some $53 billion, according to Forbes. Her 2019 divorc... More ...


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