Unemployed elephants sent back home – Thailand

With decreasing numbers of foreign visitors in Thailand, not only people but also commercial elephants lost their jobs which depend on the tourist industry....

Afghan soldier stabs sister to death in ‘honor killing’

In what appears to be a so-called "honor killing", an Afghan soldier stabbed his teenage sister to death after she rejected a marriage proposal...

Hesham Selim reveals his son is transgender

Hesham Selim, 62, a well-known Egyptian actor has spoken on television about having a 26-year-old transgender son. He made the revelation on a Sunday night...

Iraqi “Bab al-Hara” amid Virus outbreak

Artists in Iraq's southern port city of Basra have adapted the beloved characters of "Bab al-Hara" ("The Neighbourhood Gate"); a period drama watched across...

Female genital mutilation to be criminalized in Sudan

Sudan is working to criminalize the widespread practice of female genital mutilation after the transitional government approved a landmark draft law. Under the proposed amendment...

Newborns named after “Coronavirus”

Parents have taken to naming newborns after the coronavirus, apparently unperturbed by the prospect of their children being forever associated with a deadly pandemic. First...

3D-printed face shields against Virus in Egypt

With the arrival of the virus, which has by now infected over 4,000 people and claimed 300 lives in Egypt, according to government data,...

Film festivals unite to stream movies free on YouTube

After the Coronavirus pandemic shuttered movie theaters and forced the cancellation of annual showcases in Cannes and New York, more than 20 film festivals...

Syrian dancer performs in deserted Paris

The Syrian dancer and choreographer, Yara al-Hasbani, has drown crowds across France for her performances in public squares and parks. She is used to...

Restrictions should be reimposed within mosques, Pakistani doctors warn

Leading Pakistani doctors warned on Wednesday that the spread of Coronavirus could spiral out of control and urged the government and clerics to reverse...

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