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Norway Archaeologists Find ‘World’s Oldest Runestone’

Norway Archaeologists Find ‘World’s Oldest Runestone’

Archaeologists in Norway said Tuesday that have found a runestone which they claim is the world’s oldest, saying the inscriptions are up to 2,000 years old and date back to the earliest days of the enigmatic history of runic writing.

Saudi Research Tests New Energy-Efficient Cooling System

Saudi Research Tests New Energy-Efficient Cooling System

The King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) has conducted observational experiments in the houses located inside the campus to create a new cooling system that consumes energy less than the currently used systems.

Tourists Surge Back to Jordan’s Desert Marvel Petra

Tending to his camels in Petra, Jordan's spectacular archaeological marvel hidden deep in a desert canyon, Hussein Bdoul is all smiles: the tourists are back After years in which the Covid pandemic turned the storied "Rose City" into a ghost town, the father of seven is back at work, offering vis

British Scientists Plan to Expand Genomic Sequencing from COVID to Flu 

British Scientists Plan to Expand Genomic Sequencing from COVID to Flu 

Genomic sequencing allowed the world to track new coronavirus variants throughout the pandemic.

Rabat Hosts Arabic Theater Festival after Two-Year Postponement

Rabat Hosts Arabic Theater Festival after Two-Year Postponement

The 13th edition of the Arabic Theater Festival is set to kick off on Tuesday at Casablanca’s Mohammed VI Theater after a two-year hiatus caused by the pandemic. The organizers hope this year’s edition will meet the standards of the Arabic and Moroccan theaters, as the strategies and efforts of t

Saudi Surgeons Perform Heart Transplant for Youngest Newborn in Middle East

Saudi Surgeons Perform Heart Transplant for Youngest Newborn in Middle East

A team of pediatric cardiac surgeons at the King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center (KFSHRC) performed consecutive heart transplants on two children, one of them an eight-month-old, within 24 hours in Riyadh.

Prince Harry to Defend Scandalous Memoirs in TV Interviews 

Prince Harry to Defend Scandalous Memoirs in TV Interviews 

Prince Harry will discuss his memoirs in television interviews Sunday after the book's explosive revelations about royal rifts, sex and drugs cast doubt on his future in the British royal family.   The 38-year-old prince's ghost-written book "Spare" was widely leaked after it mistakenly went on s

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