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
Egypt produces 5.4 million tonnes of plastic annually, making it the most plastic polluter in the Arab World. A recent report by the WWF also revealed that Egypt is the biggest source of plastic polluting the Mediterranean, pouring in
September 26 marks the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons. Today there remains around 13 thousand nuclear warheads in the world, owned by 9 countries, according to a report by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute published at
More than 28 million women in Egypt work in scientific jobs, three times as high as men in the profession, according to the Quarterly Bulletin Labour Force Survey the First Quarter of 2019 by CAPMAS. The second highest profession women