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World - International
8/13/2023 10:38:19 AM
As the death toll from a wildfire that razed a historic Maui town reached 89, authorities warned Saturday that the effort to find and identify the dead was still in its early stages. It's already the deadliest U.S. wildfire for over a century.

World - International
8/8/2023 9:13:11 PM
Lawyers for former Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan filed an appeal Tuesday against his conviction for graft, as he languished in a small cell in a century-old prison at the start of a three-year jail term.

World - International
8/5/2023 12:15:17 PM
Pope Francis visited the Portuguese town of Fatima on Saturday to pray for peace at a shrine that has captivated Catholics for a century.

Opinion -
8/3/2023 10:54:08 AM
Mercenary work is as old and ever-present as warfare itself, at least within Western civilization (Petersohn, 2014).

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
7/30/2023 6:17:42 PM
Egypt and Switzerland have a long-standing diplomatic relationship dating back to the 19th century, characterized by mutual understanding and agreement on most issues.

World - Region
7/28/2023 6:01:51 PM
Millions of Shia Muslims in Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan and around the world on Friday commemorated Ashoura, a remembrance of the 7th-century martyrdom of the Prophet Muhammad’s grandson, Hussein, that gave birth to their faith.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
7/22/2023 9:33:00 AM
The world has long been embroiled in conflicts over precious natural resources. However, since the mid-20th century, countries have become more acutely aware than ever of the looming threat of water scarcity.

Arts & Culture - Music
7/20/2023 3:39:44 PM
A century and a half after his birth, Italian tenor and opera legend Enrico Caruso is finally being celebrated by his hometown of Naples with a new museum.

World - Africa
7/15/2023 12:03:50 PM
A Russia-Africa pre-summit roundtable was held Wednesday in Addis Ababa, focusing on social partnership, digitization and agricultural cooperation.

World - Region
7/12/2023 8:02:29 PM
Over half a century, Nissim Kahlon has transformed a tiny cave on a Mediterranean beach into an elaborate underground labyrinth filled with chiseled tunnels, detailed mosaic floors and a network of staircases and chambers.

Sports - Omni sports
6/29/2023 12:22:21 PM
Runaway leader and defending double world champion Max Verstappen bids to become the most successful driver in Austrian Grand Prix history this weekend as Red Bull plan a poignant ‘century’ celebration on home ground.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
6/25/2023 3:29:54 PM
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the 11th-century Al-Hakim Mosque in Historic Cairo on Sunday, during the second day of his official state visit to Egypt.

Life & Style - Health
6/24/2023 12:41:28 PM
More than 1.3 billion people worldwide will have diabetes at the half-century mark, up from 529 million in 2021, according to estimates released by the Lancet medical journal.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Culture
6/20/2023 9:13:37 PM
A new translation is introducing the work of 16th-century traveller Leo Africanus to new generations of readers, writes David Tresilian

Antiquities - Museums
6/19/2023 7:42:00 PM
During his visit to Washington DC, as part of his lecturing tour in the US, Ahram Online discussed plans for the inauguration of the GEM and controversial theories on the origins of Egyptian civilization as reflected in the recent Netflix Cleopatra film with renowned Egyptologist Zahi Hawass.

World - International
6/7/2023 8:22:22 PM
Prince Harry accused a tabloid publisher of "industrial scale" phone hacking as he wrapped up almost eight hours of court testimony on Wednesday, becoming the first British royal in over a century to take to the witness stand.

World - International
6/7/2023 4:04:03 PM
Prince Harry was back on the stand for a second day of cross-examination in a London court on Wednesday, the first British royal in more than a century to give evidence on the witness stand.

Arts & Culture - Visual Art
6/2/2023 12:57:51 PM
From an ancient Middle Eastern limestone elephant to seventh century Chinese sculptures, New York prosecutors have seized hundreds of priceless artefacts looted from around the globe that have earned it the reputation as a key global hub for art trafficking.

Life & Style - City Lights
5/18/2023 4:40:55 PM
Norwegian Ambassador Hilde Klemetsdal said that Egyptian-Norwegian relations date back to the 13th century, when King Haakon IV Haakonsson (1217-1263) of Norway decided to send an ambassador to Cairo along with gifts to the Egyptian Sultan, which were trained hunting falcons.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Nakba remembered
5/15/2023 2:59:18 PM
In this extract from his recent book, Abdel Wahab El-Messeri reflects on the many mutations of antisemitism in the Western mindset, and interrogates one of the strangest transformations in the history of the 20th century -- how, as death approached, the Jews in the Nazi camps became "Muslims"

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