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Life & Style - Health
12/17/2022 12:41:21 PM
While the World Health Organization hopes Covid-19 will soon no longer be considered a public health emergency, it has warned the virus itself is here to stay.

Business - Economy
12/17/2022 12:56:36 AM
The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved late on Friday a 46-month arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) for Egypt to receive a loan of $3 billion.

World - Region
12/15/2022 7:46:09 PM
Business is bouncing back in Bethlehem after two years in the doldrums during the coronavirus pandemic, lifting spirits in the traditional birthplace of Jesus ahead of the Christmas holiday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
12/15/2022 1:00:00 PM
On Tuesday, 13 December President Abdel- Fattah Al-Sisi joined 49 African leaders in Washington for the three-day US-Africa Leaders Summit, the first meeting of African heads of state and a US president in Washington since 2014.

World - International
12/15/2022 10:05:34 AM
Natural disasters and crowd-related tragedies claimed hundreds of lives in Asia and overshadowed the COVID-19 pandemic, with most countries easing or completely lifting the tough restrictions of the previous two years.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
12/14/2022 9:31:50 PM
Predictions about the future are always difficult, but certain needs and trends can be discerned.

World - International
12/14/2022 8:33:41 PM
China said Wednesday that it would stop reporting asymptomatic COVID-19 cases since they've become impossible to track with mass testing no longer required, another step in the country's departure from some of the world's strictest antivirus policies.

World - International
12/14/2022 1:09:33 PM
China's top health body said Wednesday the true scale of coronavirus infections in the country is now "impossible" to track, with officials warning cases are rising rapidly in Beijing after the government abruptly abandoned its zero-COVID policy.

World - International
12/12/2022 11:53:05 AM
China will drop a travel tracking requirement as part of an uncertain exit from its strict "zero-COVID'' policies that have elicited widespread dissatisfaction.

World - International
12/11/2022 10:32:41 AM
Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests.

World - Region
12/8/2022 2:33:06 PM
Chinese President Xi Jinping met Saudi Arabia's powerful crown prince on Thursday on an Arab outreach visit that will yield billions of dollars in deals and has earned a rebuke from Washington.

World - International
12/7/2022 11:02:00 AM
China announced Wednesday a nationwide loosening of Covid restrictions following protests against the hardline strategy that grew into calls for greater political freedoms.

Business - Economy
12/7/2022 10:50:17 AM
This was supposed to be the comeback year for the world economy following the Covid pandemic.

World - International
12/6/2022 8:15:00 PM
Negotiators are meeting in Geneva this week to thrash out a pandemic treaty aimed at ensuring the flaws that turned Covid-19 into a global crisis could never happen again.

Business - Economy
12/6/2022 4:38:51 PM
South Africa's economy rebounded beyond pre-Covid levels in the third quarter of 2022 to reach its highest-ever peak, official data showed Tuesday.

Sports - World
12/5/2022 10:57:45 AM
Two daughters and one grandson of Brazilian soccer great Pele said the three-time World Cup winner has been hospitalized since Tuesday to treat a respiratory infection aggravated by COVID-19. They added that the 82-year-old is under no imminent risk of death.

World - International
12/3/2022 11:12:09 AM
​The mourners in Shanghai lit candles and placed flowers. Someone scrawled ``Urumqi, 11.24, Rest in Peace'' in red on cardboard - referring to the deadly apartment fire in China's western city of Urumqi that sparked anger over perceptions the country's strict COVID-19 measures played a role in the disaster.

World - International
12/2/2022 6:12:24 PM
A top official at the World Health Organization said the U.N. agency was ``pleased'' to see China loosening some of its coronavirus restrictions, saying ``it's really important that governments listen to their people when the people are in pain.''

World - International
12/2/2022 1:55:22 PM
Cities across China further unwound Covid restrictions Friday, loosening testing and quarantine rules in the wake of nationwide protests calling for an end to lockdowns and greater political freedoms.

World - International
11/30/2022 10:39:01 PM
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Wednesday that China's "repressive" crackdown on protests over Covid lockdowns showed "weakness" by the communist leadership.

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