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Uzbekistan: pilov and fruits

Pilov is the most classic dish of Uzbekistan, consisting of rice, onions, carrots and meat, all cooked slowly in layers in a traditional cast-iron kazan (essentially, a cauldron). If you don’t have a kazan lying around, you can substitute it for a cast-iron casserole dish. By Sher Karimov For Uzbeks, …

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China-Africa join hands to fight COVID-19

By Hazem Samir | chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2020-05-15 11:38 After China won its fierce battle with coronavirus epidemic, it joined other countries in fighting their own outbreaks of the deadly virus. Driven by moral commitment, China shipped a huge amount of medical aid to more than 80 countries around the …

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Syrian puppet show in fight against coronavirus

Standing in colourful hula hoops carefully spaced to illustrate social distancing, young children in a camp in war-torn Syria give an enthusiastic welcome to a puppet show staged to teach them about the coronavirus. Volunteers visited the camp for displaced Syrians in the northwestern town of Maarat Masrin, where they …

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Sesame: Not just a Street

Ibrahim Alalou   Halavah, A Middle Eastern sweet meal made from crushed sesame seeds and garnished with nuts.   Sesame Street was created by Joan Ganz Cooney and Lloyd Morrisett in 1969. The long running American children’s television series was broadcast in more than 140 countries. In 2001 there were over …

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The Syrian Herbal Tea (Zouhorat Shameea)

By: Ibrahim Al Alou   A Syrian herbal tea blend(zouhorat shameea).زهورات شامية , In a world so stressed with caffeine consumption it is no wonder that many people turn back to local cultures for a relief. Natural plants blends had proven traits that had been passed through generations. In today’s story …

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7 Health Principals to Help Teenagers Lose Weight

By Karen Reed, Managing Editor at Positive Health Wellness   Obesity is a growing concern in the Western world. More children and teenagers are suffering from being overweight and it’s leading to a range of health problems. Some turn to eating disorders, while others yo-yo diet constantly. Being overweight and …

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What’s The Best Juices For Constipation

BY KAREN REED MONDAY, JANUARY 15, 2018 Constipation often occurs when our digestive system is not working correctly. It is possible that the diet that you are following doesn’t contain much fiber. Hence there is a build-up of wastes in the body. The digestive system is the one responsible for …

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New federal standards for shawarma joints

Shawarma joints across the country will now have to adhere to new standards issued by the Emirates Authority for Standardisation and Metrology (Esma). Esma announced on Saturday that it was enforcing new federal standards that would tighten controls at all stages of preparing the region’s most popular fast-food item. According …

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How to Prepare a Homemade Sinus Relief

BY KAREN REED WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2017 12 2 2 If you have ever had to deal with debilitating sinus pain and pressure stemming from a sinus infection, you know exactly how miserable life is for millions and millions of Americans (and hundreds of millions of people around the world) …

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Promoting unity, healthy living and development of the UAE

Ahead of the 46th UAE National Day celebrations, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Court’s employees initiated a national campaign, That’s My Hero, among the community to promote unity, healthy living and development of the country. The first-of-its-kind digital campaign to find heroes in the community will continue throughout the build up to …

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UAE to host Global Future Councils’ annual meet

The UAE Government has partnered with the World Economic Forum (WEF) – Davos to host the second Annual Meeting of the Global Future Councils (AMGFC) on November 11-12 in Dubai, it was announced on Saturday. Being held under the patronage of His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President …

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Smoking ’causes hundreds of DNA changes’

By Fergus Walsh Medical correspondent for BBC — Image copyrightPA Smoking leaves an “archaeological record” of the hundreds of DNA mutations it causes, scientists have discovered. Having sequenced thousands of tumour genomes, they found a 20-a-day smoker would rack up an average of 150 mutations in every lung cell each …

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