Certain dolphin behavior is most likely self-medication, according to new evidence published in iScience this month. The research shows that Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops aduncus) rub against particular corals and sponges to come into contact with healing mucus that these marine invertebrates release. The rubbing causes the coral polyps to secrete the mucus that is […]

It’s amazing how many newscasts are all about events that concern one family or community. A husband murders his wife, a child is kidnapped. The event is reported on national television, sometimes for days on end. Albeit tragic, these events monopolize the news, drawing attention away from the globally significant, newsworthy information the public must be […]

Here’s news of a project that has the potential to reach millions of women and men and to open new perspectives for women’s empowerment in Arab-speaking communities. It’s the exclusive Arabic radio fiction series entitled “Worth 100 Men” (Be 100 Ragl), which aims to spark a new debate on the role of women in society […]

In November 2011, EnACT, the International Trade Centre’s Enhancing Arab Capacity to Trade programme, gathered 40 companies from all 5 member countries to create better market awareness and enhance business opportunities among them. ITC experts created a business matching map and brought buyers and sellers together to discuss potential complementarities, sell to each other and […]

Egypt’s economy is the second largest in the Arab world, and the largest in North Africa. With a population of some 75 million people, it is also the largest Arab nation and the most populous country on the African continent. Its main exports are crude oil and petroleum products, cotton, textiles, metal products, chemicals and […]