english720 (1)-min The World Bank’s latest data released Climate Knowledge Portal revealed that Egypt’s average annual rainfall from 1960 to 2016 decreased by 49 percent throughout the decades. The World Bank said that Egypt’s monthly average rainfall dropped by
Earlier this week, surveillance footage of a young man jumping off of the 187-meter Cairo Tower circulated the internet. The incident stirred up discussions about suicide in Egypt. The victim, Nader Mohamed, recently graduated with a bachelor’s degree in biomedical
Cairo is experiencing rapid urban expansion as its outskirts have now turned into urban developments to accommodate its large population. Currently, Cairo houses over 20 million people. On the other hand, Greater Cairo is home for 25 percent of
The United Nations (UN) announced November 25 as the International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women worldwide. The most common forms of violence against women universally is sexual violence and domestic violence. Sexual violence can be in the form
Obesity has been a prevailing concern for many countries across the world, and especially Egypt. With more than 71% of the population (aged 15-64) battling with obesity in 2016, Egypt has the densest obese population in the region. The World
With the departure of Abdel Halim Hafez in 1977, fans of Arabic music lost an exceptional voice with a blend of innovation. Not long after, in 1983, Amr Diab debuted his first song as a young unheard-of singer in Egypt who later became the talk of the town.
Young Amr Diab studied Halim Hafez’s musical influence. Diab was following the founding father of Arabic music’s footsteps, while staying true to his own sound.
Health Effects Institute’s latest ‘State of Global Air’ report predicted that if Egypt’s air PM2.5 levels drop to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) safe limit (10 PM2.5), life expectancy of the country’s residents would increase by up to 1.27 years.
Marriage is a cornerstone in many Middle Eastern and North African countries. Among 11 countries in the region, Algerian and Tunisian have the oldest brides (28.3 and 28.2 years old respectively) and grooms (32.4 and 32.9 years old respectively), according
The hottest month in Egypt’s history was August 2015, when the weather recorded over 32 degrees Celsius, according to the World Bank. The second hottest month was August 2010, at 31.78 degrees. Egypt’s coldest month came in 1925, when January