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Tuesday , November 13 2018

Arab Times

Louis-Dreyfus awarded US humor prize

‘Seinfeld’ star feted for career achievement in comedy WASHINGTON, Oct 22, (AP): After a 35-year acting career and with two iconic television characters to her name – Elaine Benes of “Seinfeld” and foul-mouthed Vice-President Selina Meyer – Julia Louis-Dreyfus has been honored with the Mark Twain Prize for lifetime achievement …

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Saudi Arabia isn’t the hanger for their disappointments

IN THE midst of the Turkish systematic escalation against the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia a week ago, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan stated: “Turkey is the only country which can lead the entire Muslim world.” This revealed part of his ambition to remove Saudi Arabia from its historic and Islamic position. …

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Airport, morals and hospital

I posted a tweet, in which I told the officials of the Ministry of Health, the Kuwait Airways Corporation and Higher Education authorities whose views we respect. I firmly believe and I am convinced and my experience over the past more than half a century feel that there is not a …

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COZMO Lane Masters clinch PBAK 2018 Invitational Cup crown

X-Pin D’Bowls and ‘X’ Strikers as runners-up KUWAIT CITY, Oct 21: After the first week of the 2-week championship finals of the Philippine Bowling Association in Kuwait 2018 Invitational Cup Team Tournament held at Kheifan COZMO Recreational and Bowling Center the standing of the finalists were: COZMO Lane Masters (2,891), …

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AWAKEN 2018: en.v and partners announce first community building festival in Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 21: en.v, an organization dedicated to fostering social development and civic engagement in the Middle East, announces the launch of the first community building festival in the country which will take place on Nov 15-17, 2018 at Dar Al Athar Al Islamiyyah (DAI) Cultural Center in Yarmouk, …

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‘Joy’ wins best film at BFI fest

‘Been So Long’ neon-bright urban musical Sex-trafficking drama “Joy”, from Austrian-Iranian director Sudabeh Mortezai, has won the award for Best Film at the BFI London Film Festival. “Joy” was one of 10 films in the official competition lineup, half of which were directed or co-directed by women, including Mortezai. The …

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‘A Private War’ goes to frontline to tell reporter’s story

McCarthy says just as comfortable with drama LONDON, Oct 21, (RTRS): Award-winning American war reporter Marie Colvin was known for her dispatches from some of the world’s most brutal conflicts. Now a new film starring “Gone Girl” actress Rosamund Pike tells her story about being fearless on the battlefront. Focusing …

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‘Joy of writing is not knowing end’

Music serves as important motifs in Murakami stories TOKYO, Oct 21, (AP): Best-selling Japanese author Haruki Murakami says he enjoys writing novels because he doesn’t know how they’ll end up. Murakami, hosting a special radio show on Sunday, said he starts writing without deciding how the story should end. Ideas …

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‘On the road to progress’

Lindsey Galloway published a research last September in the Economist Intelligence Unit, which follows the leading global Group ‘The Economist’. The topic of the research was about the most livable cities, a serious report published annually for almost the past two decades of 140 of the world’s largest cities taking …

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‘Hunter Killer’ a submarine thriller

Davis, Chen join Chastain in ‘Eve’ It’s no trick for even the most ham-fisted global action thriller to achieve a ripped-from-the-headlines “topicality”. Just throw in a terrorist from the right enemy nation, or an American president with the right haircut. So it’s a weird and musty Twilight Zone indeed that …

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