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Al-Ahram Weekly - COP27
2/7/2023 10:25:59 PM
As military experts debate why China might use a balloon to spy on the US, the incident has turned into the usual, partisan fightover who can better protect America, reports Khaled Dawoud

World - International
2/6/2023 1:07:19 PM
Beijing confirmed on Monday a balloon spotted flying over Latin America is Chinese, while the United States worked to recover what it claimed was an unmanned spy craft it shot down at the weekend.

World - International
2/6/2023 12:00:54 PM
China on Monday accused the United States of indiscriminate use of force when the American military shot down a suspected Chinese spy balloon Saturday, saying that had "seriously impacted and damaged both sides' efforts and progress in stabilizing Sino-U.S. relations.''

World - International
2/5/2023 6:24:26 PM
Republicans lashed into Joe Biden on Sunday over his handling of the Chinese balloon, shot down after floating across the US for days in an incident that has strained already taut US-Chinese relations.

World - International
2/4/2023 10:42:29 PM
What in the world was that thing?

World - International
2/4/2023 10:06:33 PM
The United States on Saturday downed a suspected Chinese spy balloon off the Carolina coast after it traversed sensitive military sites across North America and became the latest flashpoint in tensions between Washington and Beijing.

World - International
2/4/2023 8:59:40 PM
The Biden administration is considering a plan to shoot down a large Chinese balloon suspected of conducting surveillance on the U.S. military, by bringing it down once it is above the Atlantic Ocean where the remnants could potentially be recovered, according to four U.S. officials.

World - International
2/4/2023 5:51:28 PM
China played down the cancellation of a visit by U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken after a large Chinese balloon suspected of conducting surveillance on U.S. military sites roiled diplomatic relations, saying that neither side had formally announced any such plan.

World - International
2/3/2023 6:10:39 PM
Secretary of State Antony Blinken has postponed a planned high-stakes weekend diplomatic trip to China as the Biden administration weighs a broader response to the discovery of a high-altitude Chinese balloon flying over sensitive sites in the western United States, a U.S. official said Friday.

COP27 - Climate change
11/8/2022 11:24:56 AM
Since the emergence of the first humans in Africa over two million years ago the world's population has ballooned, with only fleeting pauses to the increasing number of people sharing planet Earth.

Egypt - Tourism
7/20/2022 12:39:07 PM
Hot air balloon flights have been resumed in the Egyptian tourist hotspot of Luxor in the early hours of Wednesday after an almost two-day suspension that was imposed in the wake of a balloon drifting off its course on Monday and slightly injuring two tourists.

Egypt - Tourism
7/18/2022 12:00:00 PM
Ministry of Civil Aviation ordered the suspension of hot air balloon activities in Luxor on Monday pending investigation into the causes of a hot a balloon accident in which two tourists were slightly injured earlier today.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
4/30/2022 5:45:00 PM
The reasons behind Egypt’s ballooning foreign debt may be here to stay.

Arts & Culture - Stage & Street
12/15/2021 5:17:35 PM
The 28th edition of the Cairo International Festival for Experimental Theatre (CIFET) opened yesterday with an exhibition held at Adam Henein Hall of the Hanager Theatre and a play from Germany staged at the Balloon Theatre.

World - Region
8/23/2021 6:48:03 PM
Israeli troops fired at Palestinian protesters who had gathered near the Gaza border and hurled explosives and tried to scale the wall

World - Region
8/7/2021 10:59:13 AM
Israeli warplanes struck two targets in the Gaza Strip early Saturday, the Israeli military said, in response to incendiary balloons launched from Gaza into Israel

World - Region
7/25/2021 7:31:24 PM
The launches came two months after Israel's 11-day military campaign on Gaza

World - International
4/29/2021 10:32:02 AM
It said only 1.7 million passengers travelled through the London airport in the three months to March 31, down 91% compared to the first quarter of 2019

Arts & Culture - Stage & Street
3/30/2021 3:22:08 PM
The show stars Marwa Nagi and Wael El-Fashny alongside some of the Artistic House for Folklore and Performing Arts actors and dancers

Arts & Culture - Visual Art
2/23/2021 9:08:32 PM

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