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Depicting the glamorous life of the online reels and the grueling real life with Egyptian director Ayten Amin

The New Arab Meets: esteemed Egyptian director Ayten Amin. Following the resounding success of his latest film Souad, Amin talks to The New Arab about his creative process, the themes present in his work and the challenges faced by Arab directors. Have you ever pretended to be happy on social …

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Foreign funds buying support elevate QSE sentiments

On Wednesday, the Qatar Stock Exchange broke two days of decline to gain more than 34 points, mainly thanks to stronger buying interests from foreign institutions.Gulf funds and Arab individuals turned bullish as the Qatar 20-stock index came in up 0.31% to 11,177.53 points, although it hit an intraday high …

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Foreign funds and local retail investors turn bullish amid weak sentiment in QSE

The Qatar Stock Exchange saw an increase in buying interest from local investors and foreign funds, although it turned out negative for the second consecutive session. Despite the bullish outlook for foreigners, the Qatar 20-stock index stood around 35 points or 0.31% lower at 11,143.45 points, although it recovered from …

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Why aid is not enough for Yemen

In depth: International aid can avoid complex crises but is often unsustainable. Local groups in Yemen say affected communities must be economically self-sufficient. Wael had been in pain for more than two months before finally arriving at a local clinic that treats malnourished children in Yemen’s Hajja province on November …

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As foreign funds freeze, suffering increases in Afghanistan – The Journal Record

By: Associated Press September 20, 2021 DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – A month after the fall of Kabul, the world is still wondering how to help the poor of Afghanistan without supporting their Taliban leaders – an issue that is becoming more urgent by the day. With the Afghan government …

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Rwanda hotel dissident convicted of forming terrorist group

KIGALI, Rwanda – Paul Rusesabagina, who was portrayed in the Oscar nominated film “Hotel Rwanda”, was convicted on Monday of forming and funding a terrorist group. The case, which lasted for months, had drawn international condemnation after government officials bragged about setting him up to return to Rwanda. Mr. Rusesabagina …

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Digital asset market Bakkt prepares for SPAC merger

Bakkt Holdings, a digital asset marketplace, will merge with special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) VPC Impact Acquisition Holdings (HIV), according to a press release. Bakkt operates on a B2B2C model and allows users to convert holdings into digital assets or pay merchants directly. The platform works with financial institutions (FIs) …

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2 Kuwaitis accused of money laundering for Hezbollah, Iranian Revolutionary Guards

“Hezbollah is using the revenues generated by these networks to finance terrorist activities and perpetuate instability in Lebanon and throughout the region,” the United States said. Image Credit: Shutterstock Abu Dhabi: Kuwait woke up on Thursday to a scandal that recalled the case of the Abdali cell, and accusations that …

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United Arab Emirates to invest $ 12 billion in UK

This amount complements the investment partnership between the two countries, which began in March, with an initial commitment of 800,800 million (8,928 million) from Mubadala and 200,200 million (4,234 million) from the United Kingdom. “The UAE is making an investment of $ 10 billion (about $ 11.7 billion),” Mubadala said …

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Why Justin Trudeau’s affordable housing strategy isn’t working

The images of homelessness and Toronto’s military-style intervention to rid Trinity Bellwoods Park of vulnerable camp residents in the midst of a pandemic were enraged, especially for governments that say they are determined to make a strategy of affordable housing their top priority. And those we see on the streets …

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The interest on the purchase of foreign funds increases the QSE, the index stands at 0.73 …

(MENAFN – Gulf Times) Sustained buying interest from foreign funds raised the Qatar Stock Exchange this week, which saw the stock exchange showcase its efforts to advance the environmental, social and governance agenda to better attract investors global. Supported by strong buys in industrial meters, the 20-stock Qatar index was …

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Charities call for more NSW funding amid COVID

Leading community groups helping struggling families in western and southwestern Sydney during the COVID-19 lockdown depend on volunteers and donations in the absence of government support. Speaking during an investigation into the NSW government’s handling of the pandemic, community leaders said they had yet to receive government funds to support …

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UAE pledges to increase investment in Britain

UK Business Updates Sign up for myFT Daily Digest to be the first in the UK on business news. The United Arab Emirates will announce a sharp increase in investment in the UK as the oil-rich Gulf state expands a multibillion pound partnership with the UK government. UAE and UK …

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A new venue for filmmakers: Saudi Red Sea International Film Festival – culture – Al-Ahram Weekly

The first round of the Saudi Red Sea International Film Festival (RSIFF) will finally take place in the second week of December. Originally scheduled for March 2020, it has been postponed to November 11, 2021 due to the Coronavirus pandemic. It is now postponed to December 6. Initially in conflict …

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Support for the purchase of foreign funds helps QSE cross 11,100 points

(MENAFN – Gulf Times) The Qatar Stock Exchange climbed above 11,100 points this week, mainly due to increased buying interest from foreign institutions.Industry, telecommunications, insurance and banking counters saw above-average demand as the Qatar 20-stock index stood up 0.26% this week, which saw Nebras Power, a subsidiary of Qatar Electricity …

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The QSE index wins on the purchase support of foreign funds

The Qatar Stock Exchange gained more than 13 points on Wednesday, mainly thanks to the increase in purchase interest from foreign funds.Widespread buying, especially in industrials, telecommunications and insurance sectors, pushed the 20-stock Qatar index up 0.12% to 11,076.22 points, recovering from an intraday low of 11,040 points.More than 51% …

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Former banker Ashish Bhandari explains social impact investing

Former Swiss private banker Ashish Bhandari shares expert insight into using private equity for positive social outcomes. DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, September 1, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ – Social impact investing is now more popular than ever. An investment strategy that aims to achieve positive social results, the process can take many …

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Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2021-2030

Takaful Insurance Market by Distribution Channel (Agents & Brokers, Banks, Direct Response & Others), Type (Takaful Family & General Takaful) & Application (Personal & Business): Global Opportunity Analysis & Industry Forecast, 2021-2030 New York, August 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Reportlinker.com announces the publication of the report “Takaful Insurance Market …

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Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit to be released to the public via SPAC

Former NASA astronaut Jose Hernandez says the costs of spaceflight will come down. Richard Branson’s satellite launch company, Virgin Orbit, will debut on the Nasdaq through a merger with special purpose acquisition company NextGen Acquisition Corporation II. “I am very pleased that we are bringing Virgin Orbit to the public, …

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Afghanistan: Taliban facing financial pressure from the West | Business | Economic and financial news from a German point of view | DW

The speed of the capture of Afghanistan by the Taliban last weekend has prompted the West to scramble to reduce the hold of militant Islamists on the country. Military action was all but ruled out and instead the United States and its NATO allies turned to financial warfare. US President …

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Foreign funds turn bullish on the QSE

On Wednesday, foreign funds turned bullish on the Qatar Stock Exchange, which otherwise was on a roller coaster only to finally settle almost flat.Arabs were increasingly inclined to buy net products as the Qatar 20-stock index closed just 0.03% higher at 10,916.13 points, having recovered from an intraday low of …

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Prosecutors reportedly investigate ex-Mossad chief Yossi Cohen

The prosecution will examine the allegations that Yossi Cohen, the former head of the Mossad intelligence agency, accepted an illicit gift worth $ 20,000, among other allegations, according to Hebrew-language media. Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit has asked State Attorney Amit Aisman to conduct a full investigation into the apparent serious …

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QSE index crosses 10,900 levels due to higher demand

The Qatar Stock Exchange saw stronger demand, especially for Islamic stocks, as its key barometer broke through 10,900 levels and capitalization gained QR 10 billion this week, which saw the advent of Mekdam in his junior purse.Increased buying interest from foreign institutions mainly helped push the Qatar 20 Equity Index …

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Point of sale providers compete to be a one stop shop

The point of sale (POS) name may suggest just one step in the process, but restaurant point of sale providers go far beyond the point of payment. On Tuesday, August 3, FinTech and payment firm Fiserv’s Clover point-of-sale system announced the launch of Clover Station Solo, a device that aims …

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Environment Ministry to receive additional NIS 625million to tackle climate change

The two-year state budget approved by ministers on Monday includes for the first time a special allocation of NIS 625 million (nearly $ 195 million) to fight climate change. The complex 2021-2022 national budget must now go through committee stages and three Knesset plenary readings by the November 4 deadline. …

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Judge approves $ 250 million bail for Trump’s friend Thomas Barrack

A judge approved $ 250 million bail for Thomas Barrack, a close adviser to former President Trump and chairman of his inauguration committee, who was accused of breaking federal lobbying law after allegedly failing to disclose his work on behalf of the UAE. Under the terms of the bail agreement, …

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In Iraq, politically sanctioned corruption proves once again fatal

Opinion: The two deadly fires that recently killed hundreds of people in Iraqi hospitals were not a coincidence, but the consequence of widespread corruption and years of neglect, writes Taif Alkhudary. The deadly fire at the Covid isolation ward at Al-Hussein hospital was the second major hospital fire in Iraq …

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Violence Intensifies in Protests Against Water Crisis in Khuzestan, Iran | News of the protests

Tehran, Iran – Iranian authorities said a policeman was shot dead by “agitators” in Iran’s Khuzestan province, where six nights of protests against water shortages turned deadly. State media reported that another Bandar Mahshahr policeman was injured after being shot in the leg on Tuesday evening, as videos and reports …

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Trump’s friend Tom Barrack arrested on UAE lobbying charges

Thomas Barrack, a private equity investor who is a close friend of former President Donald Trump, was arrested Tuesday morning in Los Angeles on federal charges of unlawfully lobbying Trump on behalf of the United Arab Emirates. Barrack, who was indicted along with two other men in a seven-count indictment …

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New forms of protest emerge amid Lebanese crisis

In the shadow of the stalled revolution in Lebanon, new forms of protest are emerging to confront the political class. In the deserted corridors of the souks of downtown Beirut, one night in late June, three young men dressed in any clothes approach. They introduce themselves using only their first …

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Consultations in Lebanon on New Government to Begin Next Week |

BEIRUT – The Lebanese presidency has said parliamentary consultations to choose a new prime minister will begin on July 26, in another attempt to push reluctant Lebanese politicians to form a government to save the country from the financial crisis. Lebanon was ruled by an interim administration for nearly a …

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Future Fund revenues up 33%; Depletion of reserves – ARAB TIMES

WhatsApp Facebook Twitter E-mail Messenger “Very solid” financial situation, according to the minister KUWAIT CITY, July 1 (Agencies): Kuwait’s financial situation is “very strong” and supported by the “Future Generations” reserve fund, the country’s finance minister said on Thursday, noting that the fund has grown exponentially lately. . The fund …

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Sources, Automotive News, ET Auto

Moscow / Dubai: OPEC + ministers plan to hold their next meeting on Sunday to decide on production policy, three sources within the producer group told Reuters on Saturday. The move comes after Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) reached a compromise last week in an OPEC + …

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Marin IJ Readers Forum for July 17, 2021 – Marin Independent Journal

Provide a favorable environment for all Kudos to the Better Together group for tackling the topic of Too Many School Districts head-on (“Group Considering Consolidation of South Marin School District,” July 3). It won’t be an easy discussion, but it is one that Marin needs to think about seriously. Package …

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Benfica president’s arrest leaves Rui Costa picking up the pieces | Benfica

RUi Costa’s first assignment as chairman of Benfica was not exactly what he might have expected. Two days after the elegant midfielder who won 94 caps for Portugal replaced Luís Filipe Vieira, arrested last week as part of Operation Red Card’s investigation into allegations of tax fraud and money laundering …

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QSE finds marginal buy interest on Islamic stocks

The Qatar Stock Exchange recorded marginal buying interest in Islamic stocks on Tuesday even as it weakened for the fourth consecutive session.Notwithstanding the increase in net purchases by domestic institutions and Gulf individuals, the Qatar 20-stock index fell eight points or 0.08% to 10,768.08 points, after hitting an intraday high …

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Is Phuket’s tourist sandbox the solution to reopening Thailand?

Sadly, less than a week after it opened on July 7, a foreign visitor to the United Arab Emirates has reportedly tested positive for COVID-19 and risks 14 days in a government quarantine facility, reducing his dream of vacationing on the sand. . Phuket beaches. According to data from the …

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KSA offers incentives for real estate companies to register on Tadawul

BERNE, Switzerland: Global warming was on the international agenda long before the United Nations Framework Conference on Climate Change produced the Kyoto Protocol in 1997, widely regarded as a landmark for the environmental movement. But it was the Paris Agreement, signed by 196 parties at COP21 in December 2015, which …

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14 Chinese companies added to US economic blacklist

BERNE, Switzerland: Global warming was on the international agenda long before the United Nations Framework Conference on Climate Change produced the Kyoto Protocol in 1997, widely regarded as a landmark for the environmental movement. But it was the Paris Agreement, signed by 196 parties at COP21 in December 2015, which …

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UAE condemns six Nigerians for funding Boko Haram

A federal appeals court in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has reaffirmed the prison sentences of six Nigerians after their conviction for financing a terrorist sect, Boko Haram was upheld. At the hearing, the appeals court upheld a lower court ruling that found that between 2015 and …

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OPEC stalemate could spark another oil price war

Nearly a week of formal and parallel talks and behind-the-scenes negotiations failed to resolve a dispute over basic OPEC + production levels. The discord plunged the group into its most serious crisis since March 2020, when alliance leaders Saudi Arabia and Russia disagreed over how to manage the oil supply, …

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The Palestinian people against the PA

The Palestinian people against the PA Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. (AFP / File) The claim that the days of the Palestinian Authority (PA) are numbered has been repeated often recently, especially after the deadly torture last month of Palestinian popular activist Nizar Banat at the hands of PA security personnel …

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UAE banned from travel to 14 countries on UAE’s no-entry list

DUBAI: Saudi Arabia has delivered diesel to Yemen’s Mahra governorate, which will be used to power power plants there. The fuel delivery, carried out through the Saudi Yemen Development and Reconstruction Program (SDRPY), involved the transport of 4,000 metric tonnes by sea and 1,500 tonnes by land, according to an …

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Kuwait’s sovereign wealth fund posts 33% growth

RIYAD: A rapid response by the Saudi government to the coronavirus pandemic, the active participation of women in the labor market and the economic reforms of Vision 2030 were cited by experts as major factors in the Kingdom’s unemployment rate falling to its lowest level in nearly five years. The …

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Palestinian Youth Movement urges Dingell to act on Silwan, Palestinian rights – Press and Guide

Palestinian activists recently gathered to urge U.S. Representative Debbie Dingell (D-12th District) to take action on house demolitions and displacement in Silwan, a predominantly Arab neighborhood near East Jerusalem. The Palestinian Youth Movement militant group hosted the event at the Hanini Outreach and Community Center, where meeting attendees wrote letters …

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Bristol academic under investigation for suspected anti-Semitism awarded £ 400,000 in public funds

David Miller, the Bristol University lecturer currently under investigation for comments he made about Jewish students, has received more than £ 400,000 of taxpayer money in grants to fund his research, the New statesman can reveal. Miller was investigated by the university after a number of controversial comments came to …

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OPEC + panel sees risk of oil glut after April 2022, report says

BEIRUT: Ibrahim Arab queues for several hours a day in the hot summer sun to buy gasoline for his taxi.When not working, the 37-year-old father-of-two goes from pharmacy to pharmacy in Beirut, looking for infant formula for his 7-month-old son – anything he can find – even if the infant …

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Cryptocurrency and Crimes – ARAB TIMES

WhatsApp Facebook Twitter E-mail Messenger Bbrothers Amir and Rais Kaji have founded a platform in Johannesburg, to speculate on cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin. The two brothers disappeared with $ 3.6 billion held by users of their platform. Although suspicions about their actions surfaced last April, the investors’ attorney did not …

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Saudi animated film “The Journey” premieres in Tokyo

Saudi Arabia’s Center for Islamic Studies seeks new chapter with Philippines MANILA: A center for Islamic studies and research in Saudi Arabia “opens its doors” to Filipinos seeking to pursue academic work as part of efforts to strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries. In a statement on Saturday, Malacanang …

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Hamas: Palestinian Authority hinders reconstruction of Gaza

Hamas does not trust the Palestinian Authority when it comes to rebuilding the Gaza Strip, senior Hamas official Musa Abu Marzouk said at the weekend. Abu Marzouk, deputy head of Hamas’s political bureau abroad, also said his group rejects any attempt to tie the reconstruction of Gaza to the issue …

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Nigerian artists bet on crypto-art

LAGOS: At just 29 years old, Nigerian pop artist Osinachi sold paintings on Microsoft Word for several thousand dollars, the equivalent in ether, a cryptocurrency often used to buy digital art. One of her works, “Becoming Sochukwuma”, shows a black dancer wrapped in an African fabric tutu, dreadlocks tied in …

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Catalyst Partners ready to raise more funds: CEO

ALEXANDRIA (Reuters) – Yemeni currency hit a new low on Thursday after Iran-backed Houthi militia renewed its ban on Yemeni government-printed banknotes and banned people from moving money from controlled areas by the government to their territories, Yemeni officials and economists said. Local currency traders said the Yemeni riyal was …

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Egypt aims to double funding for green projects

DUBAI: An Abu Dhabi-funded solar power plant in Togo, West Africa, is now fully operational, the official WAM news agency reported. The Mohamed Bin Zayed solar photovoltaic complex, a 50 MW project funded by the Abu Dhabi Development Fund (ADFD), is expected to power around 158,000 homes and businesses in …

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Beirut is the third most expensive city in the world for expats

SINGAPORE: Chipmaker GlobalFoundries said on Tuesday it will spend $ 6 billion to expand the capacity of its factories in Singapore, Germany and the United States amid a chip shortage affecting automakers and electronics companies around the world whole.The US-based company, owned by Abu Dhabi State Fund Mubadala, said it …

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Hamas leader in Israel: transfer $ 30 million from Qatar or move towards escalation

Hamas plans to escalate tensions with Israel unless it allows Qatar to transfer $ 30 million to the Gaza Strip to help pay salaries, KAN News reported on Monday. The leader of the terror group in Gaza, Yahya Sinwar, met with UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process …

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EU must show strength in driving reforms in Lebanon

EU must show strength in driving reforms in Lebanon European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell speaks at the presidential palace in Baabda, Lebanon on June 19, 2021 (Reuters) The EU’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs, Josep Borrell, was in Beirut this weekend. He carried a clear and firm message …

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Human rights groups urge EU to protect life on sea route from Libya

ANKARA: Turkey, home to the world’s largest refugee population, will celebrate United Nations World Refugee Day on June 20 with a focus on integration under the slogan “Together we heal, learn and shine” . The country is home to 4 million refugees, including around 3.7 million Syrians. Omar Kadkoy, migration …

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UK retail sales fell in May thanks to the easing of lockdown restrictions

SAN JUAN: After months locked in coronavirus-stricken Manila, Tanya Mariano fled the Philippine capital to work from the beach, joining a growing number of digital nomads helping a devastated tourism industry stay afloat.The ban on foreign holidaymakers from entering the archipelago country and domestic travel restrictions since the pandemic began …

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American diplomatic perseverance and the survival of the two-state imperative

The latest wave of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has raised the bar in the face of “failures” in the peace process. In the West, the international “consensus” is now called into question on two fronts. First, the process itself is far too slow. Second, ending the two-state process is no longer …

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ISHM: June 10 – 17, 2021 – Iraq

Key points to remember: IHEC reverses the rule, allows candidates to withdraw; Officials flock to the Sunni shrine following a threat; Fatah attacks Baghdad-Erbil budget deal – On June 10, Kataib Hezbollah militia threatened retaliation if Iraqi Prime Minister al-Kadhimi ordered another arrest of a PMF commander. On June 11, …

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Masraf Al Rayan and Al Khaliji make modest gains on QSE despite race to the bottom

Masraf Al Rayan and Al Khaliji, who received approval from the financial regulator for the merger, made modest gains on Wednesday on the Qatar Stock Exchange, which otherwise entered the second day of a downtrend.Despite the bullish outlook for retail investors and increased net purchases by Gulf institutions, the Qatar …

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Lebanon grapples with removal of infant formula subsidies

PARIS: Iranian presidential favorite Ebrahim Raisi has used his position at the heart of the justice system for serious rights violations, including mass executions of political prisoners, activists say. They say Raisi – who now has victory in sight on Friday after even conservative rivals were disqualified during verification – …

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UAE imposes new COVID-19 travel measures for passengers from countries like India and Pakistan

BEIRUT: Lebanese prosecutors have been instructed to crack down on the monopoly on food and petroleum products as political, security and diplomatic concerns grow over explosive daily protests. Spontaneous protests also demand access to medicines, fuel, hospitalization and electricity.The American University of Beirut’s Crisis Observatory warned that “the risk of …

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Singapore VMC to Form New Entity in UAE and Expand Reach of Arab Media Content

The new entity will launch a nine-day event that will include a film festival showcasing films from South Asia and the MENA region. Singapore-based media investment holding company Vistas Media Capital (VMC) announced plans for Middle East expansion in the media and entertainment sector and an investment management initiative for …

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QSE opens the week with more than 16 points of gain on the bullish outlook for foreign funds

The Qatar Stock Exchange opened the week on Sunday with a gain of more than 16 points, mainly on the bullish outlook for foreign funds.Rising buying interest from Gulf institutions and individuals also helped the 20-stock Qatar index, which rose 0.15% to 10,739.48 points, recovering from an intraday low of …

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First Look: The Shocking Details Of MBC’s Explosive Carlos Ghosn Documentary

DUBAI: The pandemic has dramatically disrupted the events industry, with live events coming to a halt. The disruptions continued until 2021 in many countries. In a gloomy time for the industry, entrepreneur Dan Bolton saw an opportunity to create a new kind of event agency, BE Experiential, which aims to …

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Yuzvendra Chahal to take on Viswanathan Anand at chess to raise money for COVID-19 relief

Yuzvendra Chahal will face Viswanathan Anand in a game of chess.© AFP Yuzvendra Chahal and Viswanathan Anand have something in common, and that is their love of chess. The Indian Grandmaster will play a series of exhibition matches against famous personalities in India on June 13. This is to raise …

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China urges US, Russia to cut nuclear, move forward on Iran talks

The seven-year-old LemonAid Boys of East London have captured the imagination of the public with their fundraising campaigns for Yemen and Palestine LONDON: Two seven-year-old boys have singlehandedly managed to uplift the world of philanthropy and giving as they aim to raise “a quadrillion pounds for every country” they support.Best …

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United Arab Emirates and Israel sign double taxation treaty

On May 31, 2021, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Israel signed a Double Taxation Agreement (DTA). According to the Israeli Ministry of Finance, TNT encourages the development of business between countries after the normalization of relations in 2020. Based on the model tax convention of the Organization for Economic …

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Food Aid Rises in Yemen, But Funding Crisis Persists | The powerful 790 KFGO

By Lisa Barrington DUBAI (Reuters) – More food arrives to needy Yemenis after donors heeded United Nations warnings of impending famine, but aid groups said the world’s largest humanitarian operation had failed still not enough money to see 2021. The World Food Program has announced that it will resume monthly …

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A letter to Jerusalem on areas of common interest

Harold Halpern | Sarasota Herald-Tribune Editor’s Note: This is a letter that retired Sarasota lawyer Harold Halpern, a board member of the American Association of Jewish Lawyers and Lawyers, wrote to a friend in Israel. Dear Stu, It’s time to share my thoughts on a new government, which may soon …

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Bangladeshi expats line up for COVID-19 grant

BERNE: How vaccines can be distributed equitably to the world’s population has upset world leaders and international agencies since the first vaccines against coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were made available at the end of the year. last year. The issue was high on the agenda of the recent General Assembly of …

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Why cutting aid to Hamas is insufficient

Hundreds of millions of dollars in humanitarian aid are pouring in from around the world to rebuild Gaza after the recent war between Israel and more than a dozen Palestinian terrorist groups. But rebuilding territory controlled by Hamas, a terrorist group designated by the United States, is complicated. US laws …

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Are we coming out of the pit? – ARAB HOURS

WhatsApp Facebook Twitter E-mail Messenger IIf we looked back in time, looking at Singapore in 1965 from a small plane, we only found a piece of land measuring barely 600 km2 including muddy swamps infested with mosquitoes, poor people of origins, colors. and of different races, from non-religious Chinese to …

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Hate preachers in UK to be treated as ‘priority threat’ amid concerns over resurgence of extremism

LONDON: Some of the world’s poorest countries, including Yemen and Afghanistan, could face devastating food shortages as well as the closure of health and education facilities due to planned cuts in the UK United in foreign aid spending, charities have warned. Ahead of a potential vote in the House of …

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Hamas’ Bitcoin windfall: how Gaza group circumvents sanctionsNews

The latest round of fighting between Israel and Hamas may have dealt a military blow to the terrorist organization in Gaza, but it led to what one activist described as a “spike” in donations to the military wing of the Gaza Strip. group, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday. …

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Group video calls and animated backgrounds appeared in Telegram Beta

A new beta version of Telegram Messenger for Android with number 7.8.0 was released yesterday. It has received innovations such as animated backgrounds for chats, support for group video calls, and a number of other features that will migrate to the stable version of the app for the foreseeable future. …

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Saudi Arabia, World Bank pledge $ 100 million to Global Tourism Fund

RIYAD: Saudi Arabia, in partnership with the World Bank, has pledged $ 100 million to establish the International Fund for Global Tourism, Ahmed Al-Khateeb, the Kingdom’s Minister of Tourism said during the opening speech of the Tourism Recovery Summit 2021 held in Riyadh. “This will be the first and only …

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US money funds racist Jewish supremacist settler gangs in Israel, helps fuel anti-Arab violence – RT Op-ed

The latest escalation in the fighting in Palestine / Israel has highlighted the Israeli government’s support for extremist Israeli settler groups, but new information now reveals that American charities are funding them as well. US President Joe Biden has provided consistent diplomatic support to Benjamin Netanyahu’s right-wing government throughout its …

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QSE sets off 3 consecutive days of bullish trajectory

Domestic funds and local retail investors were seen as net buyers on the Qatar Stock Exchange, which otherwise closed in negative yesterday, ending three consecutive days of bullish trajectory.Foreigners continued to be net buyers but with less intensity even though the Qatar 20-stock index was 50 points or 0.46% lower …

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History is written as Israeli Arab Ra’am party joins Bennett-Lapid coalition

Surrounded by camera flashes at a luxury hotel in Ramat Gan, conservative Islamist leader Ra’am Mansour Abbas made history Wednesday night when he became the first Israeli Arab party leader in half a century to sign a deal to sit in a coalition government. “This is the first time that …

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Morris Kahn: Israel on the moon in 2024

Israel’s SpaceIL program is on track to launch a second spacecraft to the moon in mid-2024, said Morris Kahn, the 91-year-old entrepreneur who founded the program. Kahn, one of Israel’s most accomplished entrepreneurs and philanthropists, spoke about his vision and achievements at Wednesday’s Global Investment Forum in Dubai, sponsored by …

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Islamist party leader says he will be “part of the coalition” as Lapid government deadline approaches – Election in Israel 2021

Joint List Chairman Mansour Abbas said on Tuesday he was “optimistic” about the chances of forming a new coalition, meeting with anti-Netanyahu bloc leaders in Kfar Maccabiah, central Israel. Asked by reporters whether his party would be part of the ruling coalition or sit in the opposition, Abbas said he …

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[Jeffrey D. Sachs] America, Human Rights, and Israel’s War on Palestine

Israel’s attempt to justify its latest brutal assault on Gaza rings hollow for anyone familiar with the events in Israel, where the government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, backed by anti-Arab racists, has systematically, cruelly and consistently violated human rights fundamentals of the Arab population. Human Rights Watch, a global …

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Italy accepts decree to release EU stimulus funds

CAIRO: Workers dig and transport wheelbarrows loaded with sand to open a new well at a bustling archaeological site outside Cairo, while a handful of Egyptian archaeologists supervise from lawn chairs. The excavation sits at the foot of the Step Pyramid of Djoser, arguably the oldest pyramid in the world, …

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A deputy in appeal for the resumption of flights – ARAB TIMES

WhatsApp Facebook Twitter E-mail Messenger KUWAIT CITY, May 29: MP Saad Al-Khanfour has called for the resumption of direct flights to and from countries where large numbers of Kuwaitis study, foremost Egypt and Jordan. He pointed out that Kuwaiti students are suffering financially and morally due to recent decisions, as …

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The number of female CEOs in the United States declined in 2020; the median wage has fallen by 2%

NEW YORK: Most women at the head of America’s biggest companies saw their wages increase in the past year, even as the pandemic has hammered the economy and many of their businesses. Despite these gains, however, the median salary of female entrepreneurs actually fell in 2020. Already a small group, …

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Rising UK coronavirus cases stoke third wave concerns

India announces it will complete COVID-19 vaccination campaign by December despite vaccine shortage NEW DELHI: India announced on Friday that it will vaccinate its entire population by December, despite growing criticism of its slow vaccination campaign.India began its deployment on January 16 and has so far inoculated only 3% of …

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Biden’s budget proposal finances most of the world’s dictators

Friday, May 28, 2021, 10:22 a.m.Article: David Swanson By David Swansonhttps://davidswanson.org/bidens-budget-proposal-funds-most-of-the-worlds-dictators There is nothing new about it, which is why I know it is there until I see the new budget proposal. The United States finances most of the world’s most oppressive armies, sells them weapons, and trains them. It …

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iFX EXPO Dubai: Equiti Capital Brokerage Sales Manager Shares Company Journey to Success

FinanceFeeds traveled to the United Arab Emirates last week to meet with industry leaders for the first time since the pandemic at the iFX EXPO Dubai. Being face to face again was a memorable experience that the participants will live with them for years to come. The Equiti Group team, …

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