DID ANCIENT EGYPTIANS USE SURGERY TO TREAT BRAIN CANCER?

  Medicine in ancient Egypt was more advanced than in other ancient civilisations. This limestone relief from about 2980 BC depicts Imhotep, an ancient Egyptian physician, seated, with surgical instruments and a birthing chair [Photo12/Universal Images Group via Getty Images] Sun 15 June 2024: Ancient Egyptians may have tried to treat cancer with surgery more […]

WATCH | SAUDI ARABIA CONDUCTS FIRST AIR TAXI TRIAL FOR TRANSPORTING HAJJ PILGRIMS

Sun 15 June 2024: Saudi Arabia has carried out its first trial of air taxis in Makkah for their future use during the Hajj pilgrimage, as the Kingdom looks to further streamline the industry in its increasing tech-driven modernisation drive. Branded the ‘World’s first air taxi to be licensed by a civil aviation authority’, an […]

ISRAEL’S BAN ON ENTRY OF SACRIFICIAL ANIMALS DEPRIVES GAZANS OF EID AL-ADHA RITUALS

Sun 16 June 2024: Israel’s ban on the entry of sacrificial animals deprives hundreds of thousands of families in the Gaza Strip of the opportunity to observe Eid al-Adha and perform the sacrificial rituals as part of Islamic religious practices, the Gaza media office said Saturday. In a statement on the eve of Eid al-Adha, […]

US TRYING TO ‘GOAD BEIJING’ INTO ATTACKING TAIWAN: CHINA’S PRESIDENT XI

Sun 16 June 2024: China’s President Xi Jinping told European Commission head Ursula von der Leyen that Washington was trying to “goad Beijing into attacking Taiwan,” the Financial Times said on Saturday. In a report based on information from people familiar with the matter, the British daily said Xi issued the warning in a meeting […]

TANZANIA LAUNCHES EASTERN AFRICA’S 1ST ELECTRIC TRAIN

Sun 16 June 2024: Tanzania launched its first electric train on Saturday, which transported 1,400 passengers from the coastal city of Dar es Salaam to Morogoro in the west on its maiden journey, covering a 300-kilometer (186-mile) distance. Featuring state-of-the-art electric and signaling systems, the project—celebrated as Eastern Africa’s first electric standard-gauge railway—has been completed, […]

HOSTAGE CRISIS ENDS AFTER RUSSIAN FORCES KILL SEVERAL ISIL-LINKED ASSAILANTS AT ROSTOV-ON-DON DETENTION CENTER

Sun 16 June 2024: Russian special forces freed two prison guards and killed several hostage-takers at a pre-trial detention center in Rostov-on-Don. The guards were seized by six detainees earlier on Sunday. Initially, negotiations were attempted, but the siege ended with a special operation. “The criminals were eliminated,” stated Russia’s Federal Penitentiary Service, confirming the […]

WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY: GAZA CONFLICT DEADLIEST FOR JOURNALISTS

 Colleagues and family members pray at the funeral of journalist Ahmad abu Tyour. [Photo: Motasem A Dalloul] Fri 03 May 2024: As the war in Gaza becomes the deadliest conflict for journalists, Al Jazeera looks at press freedom in the past year. Every year on May 3, UNESCO commemorates World Press Freedom Day. It is being marked […]

TANZANIA LAUNCHES EASTERN AFRICA’S 1ST ELECTRIC TRAIN

Sun 16 June 2024: Tanzania launched its first electric train on Saturday, which transported 1,400 passengers from the coastal city of Dar es Salaam to Morogoro in the west on its maiden journey, covering a 300-kilometer (186-mile) distance. Featuring state-of-the-art electric and signaling systems, the project—celebrated as Eastern Africa’s first electric standard-gauge railway—has been completed, […]

INTEROCEPTION: THE SIXTH SENSE WE USE TO READ HIDDEN SIGNALS FROM OUR BODY

Fri 12 January 2024: At every moment, your body’s internal organs are sending signals to your brain. You’ll be mostly unaware of them, but sometimes they cut through: for example when you’re hungry, or when you need to go to the bathroom. Our ability to tap into these hidden signals is called interoception – sometimes […]

SAUDI GOVERNMENT WILL TEST FLYING TAXIS AND DRONES DURING THIS HAJJ SEASON

Fri 10 May 2024: Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Transport and Logistics, Saleh Al-Jasser, revealed that his ministry will test the use of flying taxis and drones during this year’s Hajj season. “These represent highly advanced modes of transportation including taxi applications. There is a race between many specialised companies in the transport sector to provide […]

JALEBIS

Fri 12 April 2024: JALEBIS INGREDIENTS 140 g cake flour 2 T cornflour 1/2 t baking powder 2 T clarified butter 1/4 t saffron threads 190 ml thick plain yoghurt Water (optional) Canola oil, for deep-frying Gold leaf, to garnish For the sugar syrup: 140 g sugar 250 ml water 1/4 t saffron threads, toasted […]

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