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  • World’s oldest person, last born in 19th century, dies in Japan at 117

    Date: 2018-04-22 09:15:49 GMT - Japan - Variety - SN:2 - ID:7363163

    The world’s oldest person, a 117-year-old Japanese woman, has died, The Japan Times reported. Nabi Tajima died of old age in a hospital Saturday evening in Kikai, Kagoshima Prefecture, town official Susumu Yoshiyuki confirmed. She had been ....

  • Sisi gives start signal for operating Martyr Abanob floating bridge

    Date: 2017-12-23 13:00:34 GMT - Egypt - Variety - SN:12 - ID:7155242

    President Abdel Fattah El Sisi gave the start signal for operating Martyr Abanob Girgis floating bridge in Suez Canal. The 350-meter bridge has two anchorages on the sides of the waterway as it allows the passage of vehicles in both directions at ....

  • AL organizes " An Arab against Smoking" marathon

    Date: 2017-10-28 09:57:31 GMT - Egypt - Variety - SN:7 - ID:7062285

    The Arab League (AL) organized a marathon "House of Arabs" (Beit el Arab) under the rubric " An Arab against Smoking" that kicked off on Saturday at the Arab League General Secretariat premises in Tahrir square. AL Assistant Secretary General ....

  • Shark attacks set to rise to record highs around the world

    Date: 2016-05-29 07:54:11 GMT - USA - Variety - SN:3 - ID:4999713

    An expert predicted an increase in shark attacks around the world this year that will surpass last year's record number, the Independent reported on Sunday. "We should have more bites this year than last," George Burgess, director of the ....

  • 9 hot air balloons trips operated in Luxor

    Date: 2016-05-17 08:37:01 GMT - Egypt - Variety - SN:3 - ID:4923549

    Nine hot air balloon flights took off from Luxor on Tuesday carrying 175 tourists of various nationalities and Egyptians visiting the monument-rich city. The number of hot air balloon flights is expected to increase in the coming days with the ....

  • Famous Lebanese signer Nancy Ajram visits Hussein Cancer Center

    Date: 2014-12-04 10:42:17 GMT - Jordan - Variety - SN:15 - ID:1469625

    Famous Lebanese singer Nancy Ajram visited the King Hussein Cancer Center to fulfill the wish of patient Noor, an eight-year girl suffering from a blood cancer. Princess Ghaida bent Talal, head of the center's board of trustees, thanked the ....

  • 2,000 to take part in Ismailia marathon

    Date: 2014-10-21 08:30:10 GMT - Egypt - Variety - SN:7 - ID:1167589

    Ismailia will organize on Thursday a marathon for runners and bike riders to mark the 6th of October victory anniversary. Ismailia Governor Ahmed Baha el-Qasas and a host of local officials and public figures will take part in the event. ....

  • Facebook closes page for posting EgyptAir hostess pic

    Date: 2014-10-20 14:27:05 GMT - Egypt - Variety - SN:59 - ID:1163941

    The Facebook has deactivated an account that posted a picture of an EgyptAir hostess in response to contacts by the company, Head of EgyptAir Company Hisham Nahas said Monday. Nahas asserted full respect for all the company staff and rejection ....

  • British PM issues powerful new pledge to combat extremism

    Date: 2014-06-15 13:10:55 GMT - United Kingdom - Variety - SN:28 - ID:779194

    Muslim clerics in the UK who inflame terrorism by denouncing free speech, equality and democracy will be opposed in a ‘muscular’ new defense of ‘British values’, the Daily Mail quoted British Prime Minister David Cameron as pledging Sunday. In a ....

  • Israeli forces push into northern Gaza Strip

    Date: 2014-01-18 15:28:37 GMT - palestine - Variety - SN:33 - ID:506275

    Israeli occupation forces on Saturday pushed into northern Gaza Strip in a limited way in coincidence with heavy fire and warplanes. No casualties were reported. Local sources said an Israeli force pushed into east of Al Shouhadaa tomb toward ....

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