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Prince Philip’s islander devotees inspired by shared respect for tradition
World

Prince Philip’s islander devotees inspired by shared respect for tradition

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – The late Prince Philip maintained a respectful 50-year relationship with an indigenous group in the island nation…
No shellfire or bullets, but war still intrudes on tiny Syrian island
Middle East

No shellfire or bullets, but war still intrudes on tiny Syrian island

ARWAD, Syria (Reuters) – In the years before Syria’s war the boatmakers of Arwad used to sell their wooden vessels…
Egypt court orders expert committee to study al-Warraq Island cases: Report
Egypt

Egypt court orders expert committee to study al-Warraq Island cases: Report

Egypt’s Administrative Court on Saturday ordered the formation of a tripartite committee from the Justice Ministry’s Experts Authority to study…
Robinson Crusoe island sets example for the world in conservation
Environment

Robinson Crusoe island sets example for the world in conservation

For almost a century, the inhabitants of Robinson Crusoe — named for literature’s most famous castaway — have known that…
Cleaning campaign commences in Red Sea island Magawish in Hurghada
Environment

Cleaning campaign commences in Red Sea island Magawish in Hurghada

  With the participation of dozens of nursing school students and Hurghada youth center members, a campaign was organized Tuesday…
Vietnam extends runway on island claimed by China: monitor
World

Vietnam extends runway on island claimed by China: monitor

Vietnam is extending its runway on an island in the South China Sea also claimed by Beijing, according to fresh…
Egypt seeks to register Pharaoh’s Island on World Heritage List
Egypt

Egypt seeks to register Pharaoh’s Island on World Heritage List

Egypt's Antiquities Ministry has concluded its initial case to request the registration of Pharaoh's Island, in Taba, South Sinai, on…
Aid rushed to Yemen island after cyclone displaces over 40,000: UN
Middle East

Aid rushed to Yemen island after cyclone displaces over 40,000: UN

Aid flights rushed food and tents to the Yemeni island of Socotra, local officials said on Wednesday, after it was…
I found the island I want to buy for refugees: Sawiris
Egypt

I found the island I want to buy for refugees: Sawiris

An Egyptian billionaire's offer to buy an island for refugees is closer to becoming reality.
Video-Sawiris: Italy, Greece approval of refugee island purchase a challenge
Egypt

Video-Sawiris: Italy, Greece approval of refugee island purchase a challenge

Egyptian telecom and construction billionaire Naguib Sawiris has said that the real challenge to his bid to buy a Mediterranean…
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