A tourist sees a Pharaonic sarcophagus at the Sohag National Museum, Egypt, on Saturday. Reuters
Egypt held a gala parade on Saturday celebrating the transport of 22 of its prized royal mummies from central Cairo to their new resting place in a massive new museum further south in the capital.
The legacy of Islamic Cairo's most famous son Naguib Mahfouz lives on in its winding lanes 21 years after he became the only Arab to win the Nobel Literature Prize.
Cleaning crews descended upon the landmark Egyptian museum in Cairo on Monday, dousing it with disinfectants as fears mount over the spread of the novel coronavirus.
An earthquake of magnitude 6.0 struck south of Iran today at 07:37 "UAE time", the National Seismic Network of the National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) said.
Mohammad Hamad, 16, was shot and wounded on Friday evening near the village of Silwad, near Ramallah in the northern West Bank, and died hours later, a Silwad councillor told AFP. The Israeli military did not immediately comment.
The two major cities were among several places in China that implemented curbs to stop the spread of the Omicron wave during March to May, with Shanghai imposing a two month-long city-wide lockdown that lifted on June 1.