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Babylon & BeyondEgypt, the largest user of Nile River water, has played down the importance of a new Nile Basin Cooperative Framework agreement that could limit how much water flows into the country. The treaty, signed Friday by Rwanda, Ethiopia, Uganda and......
Pop & HissThe Hotel CafÃ© served up an illuminating session on the power of good songwriting when it's delivered by a resourceful band â and when itâs not â with Tuesday nightâs double bill in Hollywood featuring two rising talents: Texas singer-songwriter....
Babylon & BeyondTwo police officers accused of unlawful arrest and excessive force in the death of 28-year-old blogger Khaled Saied last month had their first court hearing on Tuesday in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria. Mahmoud Salah and Awad Ismail Suleiman, who......
Desert A Novel J.M.G. Le Clézio, translated from the French by C. Dickson Verba Mundi/David R. Godine: 352 pp., $25.95 When Horace Engdahl, the permanent secretary of the Swedish Academy, criticized the American literary establishment for its...
Two years ago, I was invited to give a reading from my novel at a university in Ifrane, in the Atlas Mountains of Morocco. One of my cousins immediately suggested I hire a driver to get there, but I laughed off his suggestion. I can drive myself! I'm...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterThe tiny skeletal hand jutted from the sand as if beckoning the living to the long dead. For thousands of years, it had waved unheeded in the most desolate section of the Sahara, surrounded by the bones of hippos, giraffes and other creatures typically...
You have to wonder whether it's a setup when you're in a Muslim country and someone asks, point-blank, "Are you lot drinkers?" Despite the hooded djellaba he was wearing, John Horne, who was doing the asking, looked as though he had guzzled a few in...
CRAIG CHILDS is the author, most recently, of "House of Rain: Tracking a Vanished Civilization Across the American Southwest."ARCHEOLOGISTS recently discovered what appears to be the other half of Stonehenge, illuminating what they believe is a much larger Neolithic complex than has long been envisioned. What is coming to the surface seems strangely familiar. Looking closely...
Times Staff WriterOne of the most dangerous scenes in the filming of "Sahara" involved a stunt man jumping off the backs of racing camels onto a moving train. The sequence was complicated by the refusal of the Malian mammals to run long distances. "You have to keep...
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In the opening to her new show, Bette Midler is buffeted into Las Vegas atop a tornado. Of course, twisters in the Mojave Desert are rare. Yet as soon as "Miss M" hits the stage, the curtain-raiser makes perfect sense: At age 63, Midler's still a...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterCALIFORNIA Cycling in the north Go for a lazy spin through Ferndale farmlands or sweat out a 100-mile loop through the redwoods. The May 10 Tour of the Unknown Coast offers cyclists five different rides for different skill levels and free camping at the...
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Special to The Times++++++++++++++++++++ || || ++++++++++++++++++++ Friday night in Vegas never looked so bad. I simply wanted to get to the Stratosphere, just four miles from the Mandalay Bay. But after almost an hour sitting in my rental car, I found myself longing for the...
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