Monthly Archives: April 2022

A new realization dawns for Washington, Europe, Kyiv and Moscow

(CNN) – This was the week when the war in Ukraine truly transitioned from one nation’s bloody fight for liberation against Russia’s vicious onslaught to a potentially years-long great power struggle. Every day brought a sense of grave, historic events and decisions that will not just decide who wins the biggest land war between two… Read More »

Lebanese interior min: 103 lists competing for parliamentary seats

A Lebanese army soldier passes in front of an anti-government protester holding a national flag and blocking a main highway that links Beirut with north Lebanon during a protest against rising prices and worsening economic and financial conditions, in Zalka, north of Beirut, Lebanon, Monday, Oct. 5, 2020. Lebanon is passing through its worst economic… Read More »

Egypt, US discuss opportunities to enhance cooperation on climate action

Egypt’s Minister of International Cooperation Rania al-Mashat on Saturday met US with David Thorne, the advisor to the US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry, to discuss joint cooperation between Egypt and the US in fighting climate change. The meeting also discussed strengthening joint economic relations, and promising investment opportunities in the Egyptian economy,… Read More »

A Midsummer’s Dream: Kite-Flying in Egypt

A Midsummer’s Dream: Kite-Flying in Egypt image via cloudfront A familiar friend to all Egyptians is the blue-tinted sky: on a breezy summer day, jolly paper kites fine-dot the Egyptian sky. Held by a slender string, children sail their kites and watch as they float, dive, and swim in the air. Kite-flying is not… Read More »

Almost 4 million refugees have fled Ukraine: UNHCR

Nearly four million refugees have fled Ukraine since Russia began its assault on the country more than a month ago, The Hill reported Monday. According to the latest estimate from the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), millions of Ukrainians have moved to nearby countries, primarily Poland, Romania, Moldova, Hungary and Slovakia since Russia’s Feb.… Read More »