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Women in Saudi Arabia hold massive conference to inspire girls in the Kingdom

Women in Saudi Arabia hold massive conference to inspire girls in the Kingdom

The women only unique only event took place in capital Riyadh on Saturday, and involved women from a wide range of careers. Key note speakers was Raha Moharrak, 31, who made history in 2013 as the first Saudi woman to climb Mount Everest. She wanted girls to be taught that they were not less than […]

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Hundreds search for missing U.S. helicopter after second Nepal quake kills scores

Hundreds search for missing U.S. helicopter after second Nepal quake kills scores

Apr 13, – The Himalayan nation is still reeling from a devastating quake measuring 7.8 last month that killed more than 8,000 people and injured close to 20,000. Hundreds of Nepali troops were searching for a missing U.S. Marines helicopter with eight people on board on Wednesday, a day after the second powerful earthquake in […]

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Nature seems to be against us- rain hampers Nepal rescue teams

Nature seems to be against us- rain hampers Nepal rescue teams

Apr 30, – Many people have been sleeping in the open after the quake – the United Nations has said 600,000 houses were destroyed or damaged. It has said eight million people have been affected, with at least two million in need of tents, water, food and medicines over the next three months.Dandal said foreign […]

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Nepal earthquake- Death toll crosses 3,700, rescue operations in full swing

Nepal earthquake- Death toll crosses 3,700, rescue operations in full swing

Apr 27, – That number represented a jump of 500 from earlier on Monday. Some in the government fear the toll from Saturday’s 7.9 magnitude quake could rise to as much as 5,000. The number of people killed in Nepal by the Himalayan country’s worst earthquake in eight decades has risen to 3,726, a home […]

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Devastating Nepal quake kills over 900, some in Everest avalanche

Devastating Nepal quake kills over 900, some in Everest avalanche

Apr 25, – There were reports of devastation in outlying, isolated mountainous areas after the midday quake of magnitude 7.9, Nepal’s worst in 81 years, centered 50 miles (80 km) east of the second city, Pokhara. A powerful earthquake struck Nepal and sent tremors through northern India on Saturday, killing hundreds of people, toppling a […]

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Nepal: Rescuers pull 13th body from snow after Mount Everest’s deadly avalanche

Nepal: Rescuers pull 13th body from snow after Mount Everest’s deadly avalanche

Apr 20, – Nepal’s authorities temporarily halted climbing on Mount Everest while search teams dug through snow and ice Sunday for three Sherpa guides missing in the deadliest avalanche on the world’s highest peak that killed 13 others. A section of the route over the dreaded Khumbu Icefall, a climbing pass where the avalanche swept […]

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Dare to dream, Majestic mountain climber Raha Moharrak tells Arab girls

Dare to dream, Majestic mountain climber Raha Moharrak tells Arab girls

May 22, AP – Nearly 90 years later, Raha Moharrak, the first Saudi woman and the youngest Arab to climb the majestic mountain, tells from Mount Everest that it’s because she was made for the moment and wanted to seize it. Last Saturday, she came, saw and conquered the tallest peak in the world. In […]

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Raha Moharrak puts UAE’s fame on top of the world

Raha Moharrak puts UAE’s fame on top of the world

May 19, AP – DUBAI – Mountaineering officials in Nepal said the 25-year-old graphic design graduate from the American University of Sharjah was among 64 climbers who successfully scaled Everest from Nepal’s side of the mountain, during a charity expedition. The UAE’s fame has reached new heights with a Dubai-based Saudi woman scaling Mount Everest […]

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