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World - Region
6/13/2022 2:40:50 PM
Iraq temporarily closed Baghdad airport Monday as choking clouds of dust blanketed the capital, the latest crippling sandstorm in a country that has warned climate change poses an "existential threat".

Books - News
6/9/2022 10:16:39 AM
This year's winner of the International Booker Prize, Geetanjali Shree's novel ``Tomb of Sand,'' will be released in the U.S. this winter by an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers.

Sports - World
6/3/2022 6:33:17 PM
Hertha Berlin's new coach Sandro Schwarz says he has struggled daily with the decision to stay working in Moscow following Russia's invasion of Ukraine on Feb. 24.

Books - News
6/1/2022 4:31:17 PM
Indian writer Geetanjali Shree and American translator Daisy Rockwell won the International Booker Prize on Thursday for ``Tomb of Sand,'' a vibrant novel with a boundary-crossing 80-year-old heroine.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Entre nous
5/31/2022 10:50:44 PM
From an ultra-sporty and multi-strap style to sky-high wedges and art-inspired heels, there's a little something for every side of the style spectrum this summer.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
5/31/2022 9:38:30 PM
The damage from desertification in Iraq is becoming more widespread, going beyond recurrent sandstorms to making parts of the country unlivable, writes Salah Nasrawi

World - International
5/30/2022 4:52:44 PM
US President Joe Biden said Monday that the ``Second Amendment was never absolute'' and that, after the Texas elementary school shooting, there may be some bipartisan support to tighten restrictions on the kind of high-powered weapons used by the gunman.

World - International
5/29/2022 7:33:39 PM
US President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden offered comfort Sunday to a city gripped by grief and anger as they paid respects at a memorial to 19 students and two teachers slain during a mass shooting at a Texas elementary school.

World - International
5/25/2022 8:07:04 PM
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer swiftly set in motion a pair of firearms background-check bills Wednesday in response to the school massacre in Texas. But the Democrat acknowledged Congress’ unyielding rejection of previous legislation to curb the national epidemic of gun violence.

World - Region
5/24/2022 3:39:06 PM
Militants from the Islamic State group killed 12 civilians and wounded at least six in two separate attacks in Iraq, apparently taking advantage of a sandstorm that sharply reduced visibility across the country, security officials said Tuesday.

World - Region
5/23/2022 10:41:53 AM
Iraq closed airports and public buildings on Monday as another sandstorm -- the ninth since mid-April -- hit the country, authorities said.

War in Ukraine - Military
5/21/2022 10:16:10 PM
New trenches, concrete blocks, sandbags and numerous checkpoints appear to be everywhere around Kharkiv, which has pushed back one Russian assault on Ukraine's second city, and is preparing to defend against another.

Sports - World
5/8/2022 11:02:42 PM
Sandro Tonali fired AC Milan closer to the Serie A title with a brace in Sunday’s 3-1 win at Verona which maintained their two-point lead at the top of the league.

Arts & Culture - Entertainment
3/8/2022 7:02:05 PM
Renowned Egyptian directors Khairy Beshara and ‎Sandra Nashaat are among the filmmakers behind the new series Love, Life and Everything In Between airing on Netflix Thursday.

Egypt - Society
3/6/2022 7:13:07 PM
The Ministry of Health urged people to not leave their homes except when necessary as strong sandstorms hit parts of northern Egypt on Sunday, reducing air quality and posing health risks.

World - Africa
3/6/2022 9:55:37 AM
Burkina Faso strongman Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba has named a 25-member government to lead the West African country during a three-year transition following January's coup.

World - International
2/24/2022 1:09:42 PM
Sandwiched between Russia and the European Union, Ukraine has been torn between its former Soviet master and the West -- of which it wants to be a part -- since its independence in 1991.

Egypt - Society
1/19/2022 8:51:54 PM
A fraudulent moneymaking app called White Sands, which operated in Egypt for months and attracted millions of subscribers, disappeared this month after receiving “billions of pounds” from victims of an elaborate fraud, according to news reports and social media users.

Egypt - Society
12/19/2021 5:31:57 PM
The Egyptian Ministry of Environment has advised the elderly, respiratory disease patients and children nationwide to stay indoors on Sunday and Monday due to poor air quality.

Egypt - Society
12/18/2021 7:53:08 PM
Dust storms are likely to hit various parts of the country on Sunday, followed by rainfall for three days, the Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA) said on Saturday.

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