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  1. ICRC Says 600,000 Yemenis Could Contract Cholera in 2017

    Naharnet.com - Health 07.23 / 22:12 naharnet.com
    More than 600,000 people are expected to contract cholera in Yemen this year, the International Committee of the Red Cross warned Sunday as the war-torn country's healthcare system faces…
  1. Zig-Zagging Government Policies Hurt Jordanian Vocational Education

    Al-fanarmedia.org - Education 07.21 / 22:06 al-fanarmedia.org
    Constantly changing government decisions have discouraged students from pursuing vocational and technical professions. The post Zig-Zagging Government Policies Hurt Jordanian Vocational Education appeared first on Al-Fanar…
  2. Scholars Examine the Cultural Lives of Jihadists

    Al-fanarmedia.org - Education 07.21 / 22:06 al-fanarmedia.org
    A new book explores how jihadists use poetry, music and video to strengthen their cause. The post Scholars Examine the Cultural Lives of Jihadists appeared first on Al-Fanar…
  3. Researchers Find Pollution from Cosmetics in Gulf Waters

    Al-fanarmedia.org - Education 07.21 / 22:06 al-fanarmedia.org
    In the Arabian Gulf, researchers have found high concentrations of tiny plastic beads that may carry toxic pollutants. But their work has been hobbled by the recent rift between Qatar and Saudi Arabia. The post Researchers Find Pollution from Cosmetics in Gulf Waters appeared first on Al-Fanar…
  4. New “Education Passport” Tested in Greece

    Al-fanarmedia.org - Education 07.21 / 22:06 al-fanarmedia.org
    A Norwegian project to hold a refugee’s academic history in a single document and to simplify admission to higher education in host countries is catching on. The post New “Education Passport” Tested in Greece appeared first on Al-Fanar Media…
  5. Can Arab Artists Survive?

    Al-fanarmedia.org - Education 07.21 / 22:06 al-fanarmedia.org
    A symposium at the British museum explored how Arab artists are coping as the room they have for expressing themselves dwindles. The post Can Arab Artists Survive? appeared first on Al-Fanar…
  1. 7 injured after train derailment in southwestern Iran

    Irna.ir - Arts&Culture 07.23 / 22:03 irna.ir
    Dezful, Khuzestan province, July 23, IRNA – Seven passengers were reportedly injured as two wagons of a train derailed on Saturday in the southwestern Iranian city of A…
  2. Late Iranian math genius commemorated in Ferdowsi University

    Irna.ir - Arts&Culture 07.23 / 22:03 irna.ir
    Mashad, Razavi Khorasan, July 23, IRNA - The commemoration ceremony of late Iranian math genius Maryam Mirzakhani was held in Ferdowsi University of Mashhad in this northeastern province on…
  3. Iranian students receive medals in Rio Olympiad

    Irna.ir - Arts&Culture 07.23 / 22:03 irna.ir
    Karaj, Alborz prov, July 23, IRNA – Iranian high school students Amir Mojtaba Sabur, Taha Miranzadeh and Soroush Taslimi snatched gold, silver, and bronze medals in the 58th International Mathematical Olympiad which was held in Rio, Brazil (IMO 2017), an official s…
  4. Pedal Power Sways Muscovites despite Perils

    Naharnet.com - Culture 07.23 / 15:10 naharnet.com
    Two years ago, Luiza Nesterova would never have dreamed of cycling to work in Russia's capital. But now she bikes everywhere, undeterred by busy roads that are still a battleground for…
  5. ICRC president arrives in Yemen amid 'unprecedented' cholera outbreak

    En.mehrnews.com - Arts&Culture 07.23 / 10:59 en.mehrnews.com
    TEHRAN, Jul. 23 (MNA) – The president of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) arrived in Yemen on Sunday as the country’s unprecedented cholera outbreak ravages with one in every 45 Yemenis being expected to be infected with a disease by yea…
  6. AIDS-related deaths halved since 2005

    En.mehrnews.com - Arts&Culture 07.23 / 09:14 en.mehrnews.com
    TEHRAN, Jul. 23 (MNA) – UNAIDS has released a new report showing that for the first time the scales have tipped: more than half of all people living with HIV (53%) now have access to HIV treatment and AIDS-related deaths have almost halved since 2…
  7. Turkish group launches Prophet Muhammad film contest

    En.dunyatimes.com - Culture 07.22 / 22:01 en.dunyatimes.com
    An Istanbul-based foundation has launched an international short film competition on the Prophet Muhammad -- a sensitive issue given the Islamic belief that any visual depiction of the Prophet is offensive. The competition organizers' say this year will be the first time the contest will run…
  8. Turkey offers virtual tour of 'biggest mosaic museum'

    En.dunyatimes.com - Culture 07.22 / 22:01 en.dunyatimes.com
    The world's biggest mosaic museum, Zeugma Mosiac Museum, in Turkey's southeastern Gaziantep province, is now available for virtual tours, it was announced Sunday. Launched by the Gaziantep Chamber of Industry, the website "www.zeugma.com.tr" offers virtual tours of the museum in…