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New Discovery Paves the Road for Baldness Treatment

New Discovery Paves the Road for Baldness Treatment

New Discovery Paves the Road for Baldness Treatment Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania have found that the problem of baldness affecting millions of people is caused by a hacking-like action that impairs communication among normal cell.

Dubai Summit Honors Arab Social Media Influencers

Dubai Summit Honors Arab Social Media Influencers

Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum honored the winners of the Arab Social Media Influencers awards, led by Queen Rania Al Abdullah, wife of King Abdullah II of Jordan, for the "Personality of the Year" award.

Hiroshi Sugimoto to Display Works at Versailles Palace

When the Versailles Palace hosted an exhibition by the American artist Jeff Koons who made rabbits of glittering plastic in 2008, conservatives were raged and considered that the modernist ideas of that artist violated the value of the place that once lodged the kings of France, and then, became a

Lebanon’s ‘Capernaum’ Nominated for Golden Globe

Lebanon’s ‘Capernaum’ Nominated for Golden Globe

Lebanese director Nadine Labaki’s “Capernaum” was nominated on Thursday for Best Foreign Language Film at the Golden Globes. The critically acclaimed film, about a streetwise child who survives on the streets, has already won the prestigious Grand Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival. It sta

Lawsuits Dropped against Egyptian Actress over Risqué Dress

Lawsuits Dropped against Egyptian Actress over Risqué Dress

The lawsuits against Egyptian actress Rania Youssef for wearing a dress that was deemed too racy was dropped Wednesday after she made a public apology. Youssef was accused of "inciting debauchery" last week after appearing at the closing session of the Cairo International Film Festival wearing a

'Reading Taxi in Basra'…Free Book for 10 Minutes of Reading

'Reading Taxi in Basra'…Free Book for 10 Minutes of Reading

With a wide smile, a taxi driver in the city of Basra, southern Iraq, offers a free book to passengers so they could read for whole 10 minutes without using their smartphones in his cab which is now known as the "Reading Taxi." Ali Muayyad Kassem, a high-school student and an avid reader, has be

Iraq's Mohamed Al-Daradji Battles Inner Demons Through Film

Iraq's Mohamed Al-Daradji Battles Inner Demons Through Film

The Iraq War may have ended in 2011, but for filmmaker Mohamed al-Daradji, the conflict that tore his country apart remains very much part of his everyday life. "You could say that my movies are a way of coping with the (aftermath) of the war," the 40-year-old told AFP in Los Angeles this week as

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