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3 days ago

Business
East Mediterranean Gas Forum to be established in Cairo

The energy ministers of Cyprus, Greece, Israel, Italy, Jordan and Palestine met in Cairo on Monday to discuss the establishment of the East Mediterranean Gas Forum (EMGF) at the invitation of Egyptian Petroleum Minister Tariq al-Mulla. The ministers announced that ... Read More

1 day ago

Science
Egyptian Museum to receive €3mn development grant

Egypt will receive an international grant for the development of the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square worth 3 million euros, Egypt’s Antiquities Minister Khaled al-Anany revealed. Five international museums, including the Louvre Museum, will take part in the development work ... Read More

1 day ago

Culture
Last palace of Shah now museum in Iran

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The shah of Iran’s last refuge before fleeing his country in 1979 was a palatial estate nestled against the Alborz Mountains — a place no Iranian ever dreamed of visiting. Today, it costs them around $1. ... Read More

6 hours ago

Life & Style
Human diet causing 'catastrophic' damage to planet: study

The way humanity produces and eats food must radically change to avoid millions of deaths and “catastrophic” damage to the planet, according to a landmark study on diet published Thursday. The key to both goals is a dramatic shift in ... Read More