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War on Gaza - War on Gaza
7/12/2024 7:00:03 PM
The civil defence agency in Gaza said Friday that about 60 bodies had been found in an initial search of two Gaza City districts where Israeli occupation troops ended an offensive.

World - Africa
8/24/2023 11:51:50 AM
Zimbabwe's president Wednesday extended voting by another day after long delays marred the start of balloting in key districts and sparked opposition accusations of "rigging" and "voter suppression".

World - Africa
8/7/2023 3:05:32 PM
Ethiopia’s federal government says it lost control of some districts and towns to militia fighters in the country’s Amhara region during the latest conflict emerging in Africa’s second most populous nation.

World - International
7/20/2023 4:48:13 PM
Voters went to the polls Thursday in three electoral districts of England, with the governing Conservative Party braced for a drubbing over a cost-of-living crisis and a morale-sapping string of political scandals.

Heritage - Walks
5/26/2023 12:16:07 AM
In our series, we walk through one of Cairo's older districts and marvel at the 126-year-old enchanting palace which gave the neighbourhood its name.

Business - Economy
5/17/2023 1:38:27 PM
The Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise Development Agency (MSMEDA) has recently partnered with the Giza governorate to embark on an ambitious endeavour. With an investment of EGP 22 million ($726,753.89), they aim to upgrade and revitalize the Mit Uqba and Ard El Lewa districts in Giza.

World - Africa
3/13/2023 10:04:56 PM
Nearly 100 people have died in Malawi's southern districts after Cyclone Freddy made a rare return to southern Africa with torrential rains that triggered flooding, the country's disaster agency said Monday.

World - Region
2/27/2023 6:52:32 PM
Hundreds of protesters took to the streets in Baghdad on Monday to denounce a draft elections law that would increase the size of the country’s electoral districts, potentially undermining independent candidates.

Heritage - Walks
2/5/2023 5:51:29 PM
In our third article on documenting the social history of historic districts of Egypt, Ahram Online walks with Mohamed Yehia, founder of Semsemia tours, and explores the stories behind the construction of the country's first company town during the digging of the Suez Canal in the mid-19th Century.

Heritage - Walks
11/2/2022 8:44:31 PM
In our second article on documenting the social history of historic districts of Egypt, Ahram Online walks with Mina Ibrahim, anthropology researcher, and founder of SARD Shubra Archive, a nonprofit initiative to document the oral history of the neighbourhood before it all fades out due to fast transformations of the urban fabric of the ancient district.

Heritage - Heritage special
10/21/2022 8:06:35 PM
Old tram tickets, images of old cinemas and theatres, origins of churches and palaces and other priceless stories from history of the district of Shubra in north Cairo are being documented and shared with the public, with a lot of passion and much love.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
2/19/2022 5:32:15 PM
Munich's quartet committee urged on Saturday respecting the rights of Palestinians residing in the East Jerusalem neighbourhoods of Sheikh Jarrah and Silwan where tensions are soaring amid Israeli plans to forcefully displace residents from the districts.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
1/11/2022 10:03:03 PM
Cairo governorate’s announcement of plans to demolish Nasr City’s sixth and seventh districts has left residents of the area worried and confused, reports Ahmed Morsy

Heritage - Walks
12/26/2021 7:32:00 PM
Own the City is a series documenting the social history of historic districts of Egypt. Share your memories and photographs of your favourite neighbourhood with us and we will add/update it to the story that runs for one month.

World - International
12/12/2021 10:10:37 AM
California triggered headlines heard around the world when officials announced how much water suppliers would be getting from the State Water Project. "California water districts to get 0% of requested supplies in an unprecedented decision," one headline proclaimed. "No state water for California farms," read another.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Special
11/2/2021 10:45:57 PM
Nora Koloyan-Keuhnelian toured Expo 2020’s virtual districts and pavilions, visiting the Pharaohs’ land built in Dubai

World - Region
10/22/2021 5:51:35 PM
The Saudi-led coalition said Friday it had killed at least 92 Houthi rebels in air strikes on two districts near Yemen's strategic city of Marib.

World - Region
10/19/2021 6:17:28 PM
The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen said Tuesday it killed 48 Houthi rebels in air strikes on two districts near the strategic city of Marib, during intense fighting this week.

Egypt - Urban & Transport
9/12/2021 7:50:52 PM

World - International
9/9/2021 7:09:57 PM
The flight to Doha comes as the Taliban continue their transition from insurgents to governing power, less than a month after they marched into Kabul and ousted former president Ashraf Ghani

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