iStock/akinbostanci(CAIRO) — Egypt’s restrictions on what it deems inappropriate forms of art have reached a new height with a ban on a popular genre of street music, striking a chord with conservatives and drawing sharp rebuke from intellectuals and young music enthusiasts. Singers of mahraganat, which literally translates to “festivals”Read More →

iStock(COSTA MESA, Calif.) — A city in California won a battle against the state Friday, at least temporarily, when a judge halted the transfer of people diagnosed with the coronavirus to its community for a quarantine site. Costa Mesa, California, filed a legal action after it learned federal officials plannedRead More →

iStock/nigelcarse(SEOUL, South Korea) — South Korea’s number of newly confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus more than doubled Saturday to a total of 433 — an eightfold jump in just four days. “The situation is entering a new phase,” Vice Health and Welfare Minister Kim Kang-lip told reporters. But theRead More →