Egypt Detains 13 Teenagers For Harassing Female Tourists

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Egyptian police detained 13 teenage boys on suspicion of harassing two female foreign tourists at the Giza Pyramids near the capital city Cairo. Prosecutors said that the accused boys were between 13 and 15 years old and they are in …

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Palestinian Farmer Finds Thousand Years Old Goddess Statue

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A Palestinian farmer working on his land in Gaza uncovered the head of an ancient goddess dating back to 4,500 years. The farmer Abu Eid told the New Arab that he found Canaanite Goddess “Anat” by chance when he was …

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Maya Train Project Suspended

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A Mexican judge has ordered a temporary suspension of works on a stretch of the Maya train project in Mexico, citing the lack of environmental permits. Judge Adrián Novelo ordered the suspension of works until further studies could address environmental …

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Egyptian Archeologists Uncover Five Ancient Tombs at Saqqara

Fourth EstateDr. Mostafa Waziri, Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities (white shirt), and a group of Egyptian bloggers and influencers in a newly discovered tomb. | Egyptian Supreme Council of Antiquities

Archaeologists have discovered five ancient tombs decorated with well-preserved paintings at a cemetery in Journalists, always remember you are, in the most basic sense, dealing with human lives., Egypt. The tombs are believed to have housed senior officials from the …

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Brussels Statue of Colonial King Should be Melted and Made into Memorial for Congo Victims, Experts Say

A bronze statue of 19th-century Belgian King Leopold II in the center of Brussels could be melted down and turned into a memorial for victims of colonialism, an expert group recommended. The group, composed of historians, architects, and other specialists, …

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France Removes EU Flag from Arc de Triomphe After Right-Wing Outrage

French authorities removed a temporary installation of a giant European Union (EU) flag at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris on Jan. 2 after outrage from right-wing politicians. Authorities raised the EU flag in place of the French flag at …

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Hong Kong University Removes Tiananmen Massacre Statue

Hong Kong’s oldest university removed on Dec. 23 a famous statue commemorating pro-democracy protesters in the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre. In an overnight operation, the University of Hong Kong (HKU) dismantled one of the territory’s few remaining public memorials of …

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U.S. Tourists Fined €800 for Sneaking into Colosseum to Drink Beer

Police in Rome, Italy fined two American tourists who broke into the Colosseum earlier this week to drink beer. A spokesperson for Rome’s carabinieri police force told CNN that two young American men were spotted on the second level of …

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Jimmy Lai, Democracy Activists Convicted for Joining Tiananmen Vigil

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai, and two other prominent activists, were convicted on Thursday for taking part in a banned Tiananmen vigil in 2020. Lai, along with former journalist Gwyneth Ho and rights lawyer Chow Hang Tung were convicted …

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Afghanistan Museum Reopens after Taliban Ransacking Last August

The National Museum of Afghanistan has reopened once again for the first time since the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan in mid-August amid the hurried withdrawal of US and NATO troops after 20 years of presence, AP reported. National Museum of …

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