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AlUla, Saudi ICOMOS Promote Cultural Heritage Preservation

AlUla, Saudi ICOMOS Promote Cultural Heritage Preservation

The Royal Commission for AlUla (RCU) signed an agreement with the International Council on Monuments and Sites (Saudi ICOMOS) on Thursday with the aim of preserving and promoting cultural heritage. The agreement includes activations of six programs that promote scientific research, the translatio

Princess Anne Takes the Staten Island Ferry to Manhattan

Princess Anne Takes the Staten Island Ferry to Manhattan

Princess Anne took a ride on the Staten Island Ferry during a visit to New York City. The sister of Britain’s King Charles III was ushered to the ferry’s pilothouse as the Manhattan-bound ship crossed the New York Harbor on Tuesday escorted by police boats.

Nobel Prize for 3 Chemists Who Made Molecules ‘Click’

Three scientists from the United States and Denmark were jointly awarded this year's Nobel Prize in chemistry for developing a way of “snapping molecules together” that can be used to design better medicines. Carolyn R. Bertozzi, Morten Meldal and K.

Svante Paabo Wins 2022 Nobel Prize in Medicine

Svante Paabo Wins 2022 Nobel Prize in Medicine

Scientist Svante Paabo won the 2022 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his discoveries "concerning the genomes of extinct hominins and human evolution", the award-giving body said on Monday.

Tired of Power Cuts, Gaza Turns to Solar

Tired of Power Cuts, Gaza Turns to Solar

Palestinians living in the Israeli-blockaded enclave of Gaza have long endured an unstable and costly electricity supply, so Yasser al-Hajj found a different way: solar power. Looking at the rows of photo-voltaic panels at his beachfront fish farm and seafood restaurant, The Sailor, he said the i

UPEACE Grants Honorary Doctorate to Bahraini Official

UPEACE Grants Honorary Doctorate to Bahraini Official

The University for Peace (UPEACE) has granted the Honorary Doctorate to the Secretary-General and Vice Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of the Higher Education Council, Sheikha Dr Rana bint Isa bin Daij Al Khalifa.

Riyadh Int’l Book Fair Kicks Off with Participation from 30 Countries

Riyadh Int’l Book Fair Kicks Off with Participation from 30 Countries

The Riyadh International Book Fair (RIBF) 2022 kicked off on Thursday amid a wide turnout of visitors looking to discover the latest publications and titles of participating publishing houses from over 30 countries. RIBF, which is considered the most important book festival in the Arab world, wil

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