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Arts & Culture - Visual Art
1/10/2023 11:44:02 AM
The seventh edition of My Favorite Things, an exhibition held at the Mashrabia Gallery of Contemporary Art in downtown Cairo will feature works by 20 female artists

World - International
1/10/2023 11:42:50 AM
Pope Francis on Monday broke his silence on the nationwide protests convulsing Iran, denouncing the recourse to the death penalty there and seemingly legitimizing the rallies as demonstrations "demanding greater respect for the dignity of women.''

Arts & Culture - Screens
1/9/2023 3:13:21 PM
Prominent Egyptian journalist and media personality has been unveiled as the second honouree at the upcoming seventh edition of the Aswan International Women Film Festival (AIWFF).

World - Region
1/9/2023 12:45:44 PM
Iran has sentenced to death three more people, accused of killing three members of the security forces during the protests triggered by Mahsa Amini's death, the judiciary said Monday.

Arts & Culture - Music
1/8/2023 12:26:30 PM
Laser beams illuminate a darkened restaurant turned dance hall in Cairo as revellers move to thumping beats from female DJs -- part of a generation of women shaking up Egypt's underground electronic music scene.

World - International
1/7/2023 8:09:16 PM
A top U.N. envoy met with the Taliban-led Afghan government’s higher education minister on Saturday to discuss the ban on women attending universities. Markus Potzel is the first international official to meet with him since the ban was introduced last month.

World - International
1/7/2023 12:07:19 PM
Kurdish groups from around France and Europe are marching in Paris on Saturday to show their anger over the unresolved killing of three Kurdish women activists in the French capital 10 years ago.

Egypt - Courts & Law
1/2/2023 6:19:09 PM
A Port Said criminal court issued a death sentence to a man who killed his ex-fiancee, Kholoud El-Said, 20, in her home last October in the Suez Canal city in yet another public-outrage-inducing case of men murdering women for rejecting them.

World - Region
1/2/2023 4:58:02 PM
Iranian police have resumed warnings that women must wear mandatory headscarves even in cars, media reported Monday, as unrest continues following the death of Mahsa Amini.

World - International
1/1/2023 4:02:44 PM
A senior U.N. official in Afghanistan met on Sunday the deputy prime minister of the Taliban-led government to discuss a ban on women working for non-governmental groups that Afghan authorities have announced in a series of measures rolling back women's rights.

Sports - Omni sports
12/31/2022 2:55:22 PM
Rafael Nadal lost his opening match of the season Saturday in the countdown to the defence of his Australian Open title, but women's world number one Iga Swiatek cruised to victory at the United Cup.

World - International
12/29/2022 6:50:43 PM
Pakistani police in multiple raids detained at least 1,200 Afghan nationals, including women and children, who had entered the southern port city of Karachi without valid travel documents, officials said Thursday.

World - International
12/29/2022 5:52:22 PM
Spain's interior minister denounced Thursday a "dreadful" surge in gender violence which has seen nine women killed in December, mainly by their partners, making it the deadliest month this year.

World - International
12/29/2022 4:48:38 PM
A quarter of Afghanistan's private universities risks closure because of the ban on female students imposed by the Taliban government, a spokesman for the sector said Thursday.

World - International
12/29/2022 1:50:41 PM
G7 foreign ministers on Thursday called on the Taliban to "urgently reverse" a ban on women working in Afghanistan's aid sector.

World - Region
12/28/2022 5:55:48 PM
Italy's foreign minister on Wednesday summoned Iran's new ambassador to Rome to express his country's concerns over the Iranian authorities' crackdown on anti-government protests that have been underway for over three months.

Sports - Omni sports
12/28/2022 3:04:43 PM
World number one Iga Swiatek said Wednesday she will put a breakthrough 2022 season behind her to concentrate on staying at the pinnacle of the women's game.

World - International
12/27/2022 11:36:47 PM
The UN Security Council on Tuesday decried increasing restrictions on women's rights in Afghanistan, urging the country's Taliban rulers to reverse them immediately.

World - International
12/26/2022 6:15:28 PM
Christian Aid on Monday became the fifth foreign aid group to suspend operations in Afghanistan after the country's Taliban rulers ordered all NGOs to stop women staff from working.

Arts & Culture - Screens
12/26/2022 6:01:34 PM
Veteran Egyptian actress Nabila Ebeid will be honoured during the upcoming 7th edition of the Aswan International Women Film Festival (AIWFF).

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