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World - Africa
3/31/2024 8:35:08 PM
Delicately and with intense concentration, Zanyiwe Ncube poured her small share of precious golden cooking oil into a plastic bottle at a food aid distribution site deep in rural Zimbabwe.

Heritage - Heritage special
12/19/2023 10:17:40 PM
In the second article of our series Masters of the Craft, we highlight the women behind one of Egypt's most colorful and joyful rural embroidery.

World - International
8/27/2023 3:19:34 PM
More than a thousand people fled their homes as floods unleashed by Super Typhoon Saola swept through mainly rural villages in the northern Philippines, rescue officials said Sunday.

World - Africa
7/23/2023 10:56:22 AM
In Kenya's rural northeast, roadside bombs and beheadings that killed two dozen people last month appear to be part of a troubling escalation of violence by Al-Qaeda-linked Islamists, analysts say.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Features
5/20/2023 8:13:00 PM
Egyptian miniaturist Abeer Saadeddin blends the art of miniature making with Egypt’s rural and other traditions, writes Mai Samih

World - International
4/20/2023 3:22:13 PM
French police fired teargas Thursday in a village in southern France where President Emmanuel Macron visited a school, a day after he was booed and heckled over his unpopular pension reform.

World - International
3/25/2023 4:22:53 PM
Powerful tornadoes tore through the Deep South on Friday night, killing at least 23 people in Mississippi, obliterating dozens of buildings and leaving an especially devastating mark in a rural town whose mayor declared, “My city is gone.”

Egypt - Society
2/2/2023 8:53:40 PM
Egypt follows up on the incident of an Egyptian citizen who was found dead inside his car in a remote rural area in Cilavegna commune in Italy, the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement on Thursday.

World - International
1/2/2023 3:54:38 PM
Residents of a Northern California community were ordered to evacuate ahead of imminent flooding, and evacuation warnings were in place elsewhere in rural parts of the region on New Year's Day after a powerful storm brought drenching rain or heavy snowfall to much of the state, breaching levees, snarling traffic and closing major highways.

COP27 - Climate change
11/12/2022 9:21:57 PM
Egypt’s Minister of Planning and Economic Development Hala El-Said officially launched the Decent Life for a Climate Resilient Africa Initiative, which aims to integrate climate action into sustainable rural development in Africa, on the margins of Agriculture and Adaptation Day at the 27th UN Climate Change Conference (COP27) in Sharm El-Sheikh.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Economy
9/27/2022 10:06:10 PM
The Decent Life initiative continues to improve living standards in Egypt’s most impoverished rural areas.

World - International
9/3/2022 8:57:52 PM
A wind-swept wildfire in rural Northern California tore through a neighborhood and destroyed about 100 homes and other buildings, fire officials said Saturday after at least two people were injured and thousands were forced from their homes.

World - International
7/25/2022 7:24:03 PM
As a medical student in North Korea, Lee Gwang-jin said he treated his fevers and other minor ailments with traditional herbal medicine. But bad illness could mean trouble because hospitals in his rural hometown lacked the ambulances, beds, and even the electricity at times needed to treat critical or emergency patients.

World - Africa
7/5/2022 1:03:11 PM
More than two dozen children have died of hunger in the past two months in a single hospital in Somalia. Dr. Yahye Abdi Garun has watched their emaciated parents stumble in from rural areas gripped by the driest drought in decades. And yet no humanitarian aid arrives.

World - International
6/22/2022 4:01:52 PM
A powerful earthquake struck a rural, mountainous region of eastern Afghanistan early Wednesday, killing 1,000 people and injuring 1,500 more in one of the deadliest quakes in decades, the state-run news agency reported. Officials warned that the already grim toll may still rise.

World - Africa
6/9/2022 9:12:59 PM
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa was confronted in Parliament Thursday by opposition politicians who pressed him to step down from office pending a criminal investigation into allegations that he covered up a theft from his rural game farm.

Egypt - Health
6/2/2022 2:48:52 PM
Egypt's Ministry of Health announced on Thursday that it would start a campaign offering family planning and reproductive health services free of charge in rural and poor areas nationwide from 5-23 June.

Business - Economy
5/9/2022 3:23:16 PM
Egypt and the European Union (EU) delegation in Egypt signed on Monday a number of development finance agreements worth €138 million covering healthcare, administrative reform, the environment, rural and social development, and enhancing governance.

Egypt - Health
3/14/2022 2:01:00 PM
Egypt's Ministry of Health and Population has vaccinated more than one million people against the coronavirus in the past week as part of its door-to-door campaign in remote rural areas.

Egypt - Society
2/22/2022 10:00:00 PM
Three thousand irregularly employed female farmers (rural poineers) have been included to the social insurance system for irregular workers according to the social insurance law as of January 2022, Minister of Social Solidarity Nevine El-Qabbaj announced on Tuesday.

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