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Social media users inspire outrage against Egypt's alleged sexual abusers

Survivors who say alleged assailants go unpunished have begun publicly shaming them onlineEgypt is witnessing a wave of online outrage targeting rape culture and sexual assault, as survivors use social media to shame alleged abusers and demand change.A growing number of social media accounts gather survivors’ testimony and attempt to shame alleged attackers, angry at elite perpetrators they say routinely go unpunished. Continue reading...
Tags: Africa, World news, Middle East and North Africa, Egypt, Rape and sexual assault

Why this Temecula Valley winery is using a 6,000-year-old process to make new wine

Stacked oak barrels climb toward the ceiling at Somerset Vineyard & Winery, but among them stands a 9-foot-tall terracotta container that looks like a prop from a movie set in ancient Rome or Egypt. Weighing more than 4 tons, the vessel is a call back to antiquity that’s part of the winery’s vision for the future. The Temecula Valley winery has started using terracotta amphorae, giant vase-shaped containers with history dating back thousands of years, to make its wine. When Somerset winery presi...
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MIDEAST STOCKS-Egypt outperforms Mideast markets; Aramco's Q2 profit slides - Reuters

MIDEAST STOCKS-Egypt outperforms Mideast markets; Aramco's Q2 profit slides - Reuters:The Egyptian bourse rose sharply onSunday, extending gains for a fifth straight session as most ofits constituents were in positive territory, while the Saudiindex ended higher helped by its financial shares.Saudi Arabia's benchmark index rose 0.4%, led by a0.8% gain in Al Rajhi Bank and a 1.5% increase inBanque Saudi Fransi.Elsewhere, state-owned oil company Saudi Aramcoadded 0.3% despite reporting a steep dec...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Reuters, Aramco, Mideast, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Al Rajhi Bank, Amin Nasser, Saudi Aramcoadded

Egypt highway uproots graves, homes in 'City of Dead'

Egyptian mother-of-three Menna said she was caught off guard when a bulldozer clearing space for a controversial highway flattened much of a mausoleum that doubled as her home in a sprawling cemetery. Menna's parents and grandparents had made their home among the graves of the City of the Dead, the oldest necropolis in the Muslim world. For those unable to afford prohibitively high rents in Egypt's capital, the burial chambers provide shelter for thousands like her.
Tags: News, Egypt, Menna

A quick trek to ancient Egypt during lockdown

Well, the pharaonic Voortrekker Monument to be precise for John Davenport The post A quick trek to ancient Egypt during lockdown appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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Why governments are threatened by teens on TikTok

In Egypt, teenager Menna Abdel Aziz used social media to ask for protection after a sexual assault. She was arrested on a variety of charges, including misusing social media and corrupting family values. Two young women, Haneen Hossam, with 915,000 TikTok followers, and Mawada Eladhm, with 3.1 million TikTok followers) were also arrested for their social influencing videos. Renad Imad, another social media influencer, was arrested after allegations of posting indecent content and prostitution. I...
Tags: Startups, Social Media, Tech, Egypt, Syndication, Tiktok, Sama el Masry, Menna Abdel Aziz, Haneen Hossam, Mawada Eladhm, Renad Imad

Sexual Issue/ Rape

I’m 21 years old, I believe I’m asexual, I never want to have any sexual activity, I never masturbate, I never had an orgasm. However, I allow people to use me sexually and then I victimize myself, I always feel like I’m just being used and I feel guilty but I never stand for myself, I let them do whatever they want without saying a word even though it kills me inside I can’t even blame my rapist for doing what he did as I just said no few times but then I let him do what he did, deep inside I w...
Tags: Psychology, General, Sex, Anxiety, Personality, Abuse, Trauma, Egypt, Rape, Asexuality, Dissociation, Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID, Marlene Stienberg, Robyn Brickel, Fabiana Franco

Russia Looks to Africa to Extend Its Military Might

MOSCOW—From Russia’s cyber-meddling in the U.S. presidential elections to its alleged hacking of coronavirus research, it’s clear the Kremlin is keen to undermine the democratic West. And it’s now looking to a new front to extend its hard and soft power and prop up fellow authoritarian regimes: the continent of Africa.Last week, the German newspaper Bild raised alarms about Russia’s growing influence in Africa, citing a classified German Foreign Ministry report that Russia has concluded agreemen...
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Coronavirus Spares Gaza, but Travel Restrictions Do Not

The blockaded Gaza Strip has not recorded any cases of community transmission of the coronavirus, but new restrictions on movement continue to make life difficult.
Tags: News, Israel, Egypt, Gaza, Hamas, Gaza Strip, Palestinians, Rafah (Gaza Strip, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV

California tops 10,000 COVID deaths, 3rd highest

SACRAMENTO — California has surpassed 10,000 deaths from the coronavirus, making it the U.S. state with the third-highest deaths since the start of the pandemic. The figure was reported Friday by Johns Hopkins University, with 10,024 dead since the outbreak began in California in February. New York has the highest number of deaths at more than 32,000, followed by New Jersey with nearly 16,000. California is the nation’s most populous state with 40 million people. The first known COVID-related de...
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New ‘Black Adam’ Concept Art Teased By Dwayne Johnson Before Big Reveals at DC FanDome

Today DC FanDome announced the huge roster of stars and creators who will be making an appearance at the upcoming virtual convention covering all things related to DC Comics. One of the biggest stars making an appearance will be Dwayne Johnson, who is slated to star in the upcoming DC movie Black Adam, a character who has ties to the Shazam! franchise led by Zachary Levi. And when Johnson tweeted about DC FanDome today, his teaser video featured something a little extra for fans. Dwayne John...
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#UAE News: New Stimulus Measures Planned to Bolster Virus-Hit Economy - Bloomberg

UAE News: New Stimulus Measures Planned to Bolster Virus-Hit Economy - Bloomberg:The United Arab Emirates will deliver a three-stage “flexible package” of measures to bolster the economy, including steps to support the labor market and encourage investment, state-run WAM reported on Wednesday.Economy Minister Abdullah bin Touq Al-Marri said the proposals would provide “studied” stimulus packages. The UAE’s central bank had provided more than 256 billion dirhams ($70 billion) of stimulus by March...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, Wam, Egypt, United Arab Emirates, Uae, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, IHS Markit, Economy Bloomberg, Abdullah bin Touq Al Marri

MIDEAST STOCKS-Major Gulf bourses end mixed; Egypt extends gains - Reuters

MIDEAST STOCKS-Major Gulf bourses end mixed; Egypt extends gains - Reuters:Major bourses in the Gulf had a mixedsession on Wednesday with little fresh news to prompt buying,while Egypt's blue-chip index extended gains for a thirdsession.The benchmark index in Saudi Arabia, which reopenedafter a one-week break for the Muslim festival of Eid Al Adha, edged up 0.2%. Saudi Arabian Mining Company rose 2.4%,while Savola Group was up 1.1%.The index's gains, however, were capped by losses atpetrochemica...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Eid Al Adha, Gulf, Reuters, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Saudi Basic Industries, Savola Group, First Abu Dhabi Bank, Emirates NBD Bank, Saudi Arabian Mining Company, Julyafter

Elon Musk tweeted that the Egyptian pyramids were built by aliens. Here are 39 of the most outrageous things he's said over the years. (TSLA)

Elon Musk is one of the most outspoken leaders in tech.  The CEO of Tesla and SpaceX has inspired intense devotion and attracted controversy as a result of his public statements. But he's also landed himself in hot water, like when he called a British cave diver a "pedo guy" or said he had the funding secured to take Tesla private at $420 per share.  Musk hasn't shied away from sharing his more off-the-wall ideas, like the concept that humans are living in a simulation or the theory that we sh...
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Ahly set for glory as Egypt restart strongest African league

Johannesburg (AFP) – Club football returns on Thursday to Egypt, the home of African giants Al Ahly and Zamalek, after being suspended since March due to the coronavirus pandemic. Ahly have won a record 19... Visit for the rest of the story.
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A Virtual Tour of Ancient Rome, Circa 320 CE: Explore Stunning Recreations of The Forum, Colosseum and Other Monuments

If you’re a regular reader of this site, you’re likely familiar with the simulation hypothesis, the idea that conscious experience is nothing more than a computer program. This concept has many sci-fi implications, from Matrix-like scenarios to the radical idea that everything in the universe is software, run by incomprehensible beings who might as well be gods. One of the more plausible versions suggests that we are living in an “ancestor simulation,” designed by future human societies ...
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Middle East Economies: Jobless Recovery From Virus Emerges in Arab World - Bloomberg

Middle East Economies: Jobless Recovery From Virus Emerges in Arab World - Bloomberg:Another month of improving business conditions across the Arab world’s three biggest economies isn’t translating into job gains just yet.Employment continued to fall in Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt despite a stronger pickup in non-oil private sector activity in July, according to Purchasing Managers’ Index surveys compiled by IHS Markit.Saudi Arabia’s PMI reached a five-month high of 50, the ...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, United Arab Emirates, Uae, PMI, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, IHS Markit, Arab World Bloomberg, IHS Markit Saudi Arabia

Egypt to withdraw from latest dam talks for internal consultations: statement

Egypt said on Tuesday that it has decided to withdraw from the latest round of tripartite negotiations with Ethiopia over its multi-billion dollar dam on the Blue Nile for internal consultations after Addis Ababa proposed new draft of filling guidelines. The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, which is being built about 15 km (9 miles) from the Ethiopian border with Sudan on the Blue Nile, has become a major sticking point between the three countries. Egypt fears the $4 billion project could lead...
Tags: News, Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan, Addis Ababa, Blue Nile

Cyprus: New Individual Tax Rates & Penalties On Tax Differences (Law No. 26 2020) - Eurofast

On May 7th, 2020, the Government of Egypt issued Law No. 26 for the year 2020 that amended specific articles in the Income Tax Law No. 91 for the year 2005 (Articles No. 8, 13, 87).
Tags: News, Cyprus, Egypt

Egypt tells Elon Musk its pyramids were not built by aliens

Egypt invited the billionaire to visit, after he appeared to tweet support for conspiracy theorists.
Tags: News, Egypt

Comment on thick, chewy oatmeal raisin cookies by Egypt

In reply to Jess. Dates have a lot of sugar in them.
Tags: Food, Egypt, Jess Dates

Nile dam row: Egypt fumes as Ethiopia celebrates

Concerns grow as Nile River nations fail to reach a deal on how to share the vital waters.
Tags: News, Egypt, Ethiopia, Nile River

Chocolate Factory: A Tasty Summer Flavor

Digital Marketing Campaign for "Chocolate Factory" brand in Egypt, Featuring the 5 different products categories ( Tablets, Truffles, spread jars, cooking chocolate & Dragees) Each category has a separate summer scene visual by using miniatures & actual products. Photography, food styling /culinary arts, Graphic design & copywriting have been used to deliver...
Tags: Advertising, Egypt, Digital Marketing Campaign for Chocolate Factory

VIDEO: Quentin Garzon and Adam Jacobs Perform 'Make It Right' From THE PRINCE OF EGYPT

Quentin Garzn and Adam Jacobs performed a rendition of 'Make It Right' from The Prince of Egypt. [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Theatre, Egypt, Adam Jacobs, Stage Tube, Quentin Garzón, Quentin Garzn

West Asia building upto a Turkey-Egypt catastrophe in Libya

BY SAEED NAQVI As I settled down to write on Libya, the news ticker opened up the whole West Asian vista. IAF pilots flying the first batch of Rafales from the Dassault Aviation Facility in France had barely settled down to relax at the UAE’s Al Dhafra air base, where they were breaking journey,... Canary Trap is a platform for exclusive, well-researched, and objective information relating to intelligence, terrorism, corruption and politico-security matters.
Tags: Publishing, France, World news, Turkey, Egypt, Middle East, Libya, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Iaf, Abdel Fattah El Sisi, West Asia, Turkey Egypt, Saeed Naqvi, Dassault Aviation Facility, UAE 's Al Dhafra

The Romans Called it ‘Alexandrian Glass.’ Where Was It Really From?

Trace quantities of isotopes hint at the true origin of a kind of glass that was highly prized in the Roman Empire.
Tags: News, Research, Glass, Chemistry, Egypt, Glassware, Mediterranean Sea, Archaeology and Anthropology, Isotopes, Roman Civilization, Your-feed-science

Toronto International Film Festival Sets 2020 Hybrid Lineup

Toronto International Film Festival Sets 2020 Hybrid Lineup Shortly after fellow prestige cinema convention Venice announced its lineup for the 2020 edition, Toronto Film Festival has revealed its full roster of projects set to premiere at its hybrid event, including Chloe Zhao’s upcoming adaptation of Nomadland starring Frances McDormand (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri). RELATED: Venice Film Festival 2020 Competition Lineup Unveiled PB = PB || {}; ...
Tags: Movies, Mexico, France, Toronto, Georgia, Iran, Egypt, United Kingdom, Frances Mcdormand, Brazil, Miami, Venice, Toronto Film Festival, Viggo Mortensen, Halle Berry, Toronto International Film Festival

TIFF 2020 Line-Up Includes Films from Regina King, Viggo Mortensen, Halle Berry, Werner Herzog & More

The 2020 Toronto International Film Festival is still happening this fall, albeit with a lot of changes as the world is still dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. Though there will still be some physical screenings in movie theaters happening up in Canada, this year’s line-up features a smaller selection of films, the addition of plenty of digital screenings, and some collaboration with the Venice Film Festival and New York Film Festival. And now we known which movies will be playing The full...
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Nile dam row: Egypt fumes as Ethiopia celebrates

Concerns grow as Nile River nations fail to reach a deal on how to share the vital waters.
Tags: News, Egypt, Ethiopia, Nile River

MIDEAST STOCKS- #Kuwait leads most of Gulf lower; Egypt edges up - Reuters

MIDEAST STOCKS-Kuwait leads most of Gulf lower; Egypt edges up - Reuters:Most bourses in the Gulf ended lower onWednesday, ahead of Eid Al-Adha holidays, with Kuwaiti sharesfalling the most as investors shunned stocks across the board.Many investors prefer to cash in holdings ahead of the Eidholiday, which lasts for at least three days in most Gulfcountries.In Kuwait, the index declined 1.3% as most of itsconstituents ended in negative territory, including KuwaitFinance House, which was down 2.4...
Tags: Travel, Egypt, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Kuwait, Eid Al Adha, Gulf, Reuters, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Dubai Islamic Bank, First Abu Dhabi Bank, Emirates Telecommunications Group, Emirates Integrated Telecommunications, Gulfcountries In Kuwait, KuwaitFinance House, Emaar Propertiesboth