Separated twin sisters return to Egypt

Two Egyptian sisters who were born joined at the chest and separated during an operation in a Saudi hospital have returned home.

    Talia and Taline begin a life apart

    Talia and Taline Ahmad Samir, aged six months, arrived in Cairo aboard a Saudi commercial flight with their mother and grandmother.

    They were dressed identically in pink dresses and pink socks with a pink band around their heads.

    They were born joined at the chest, but a Saudi medical team led by surgeon Abd Allah bin Abd al-Aziz al-Rabia successfully separated them in early October.

    The operation was paid for by the kingdom's Crown Prince Abd Allah bin Abd al-Aziz.

    SOURCE: AFP


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Visualising every Saudi coalition air raid on Yemen

    Visualising every Saudi coalition air raid on Yemen

    Since March 2015, Saudi Arabia and a coalition of Arab states have launched more than 19,278 air raids across Yemen.

    Lost childhoods: Nigeria's fear of 'witchcraft' ruins young lives

    Lost childhoods: Nigeria's fear of 'witchcraft' ruins young lives

    Many Pentecostal churches in the Niger Delta offer to deliver people from witchcraft and possession - albeit for a fee.

    Why did Bush go to war in Iraq?

    Why did Bush go to war in Iraq?

    No, it wasn't because of WMDs, democracy or Iraqi oil. The real reason is much more sinister than that.