Wednesday , June 20 2018

Arab Times

Prine’s album remains relevant – Swift covers Earth, Wind & Fire in ‘September’

John Prine, “Tree of Forgiveness” (Oh Boy Records) John Prine thinks about things. And when John Prine thinks about things, people want to hear what he has to say. That’s why Prine will never join some past-their-prime legends who flounder as they try to recapture old magic. The way his …

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The corrupt fighting corruption with slogans … how sad!!

IT IS only in Kuwait where the corrupt are bragging about fighting against corruption and the squanderers take up the role of protecting public funds. While stealing, they scream at the top of their voices to announce that they protect public welfare and the portion of the national wealth allocated …

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Plenty to love in ‘Borg vs McEnroe’ – ‘Fabulous, moody film’

Let’s begin this review of “Borg Vs. McEnroe” with a huge spoiler alert. The final score of the 1980 Wimbledon men’s final between Bjorn Borg and John McEnroe, which takes up the climactic last third of the movie, was 1-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-7, 8-6. It’s not a secret, really. And, …

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Saudi Arabia hosts its 1st Arab Fashion Week – ‘Whole new level’

RIYADH, April 11, (Agencies): Jean Paul Gaultier and Roberto Cavalli are in Saudi Arabia — headlining the kingdom’s first ever Arab Fashion Week, an event that opened Tuesday to equal parts excitement and controversy. Two weeks later than initially planned, the Saudi Arabian edition of Arab Fashion Week joins designers …

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Find Me in Paris game changer in ‘tweens’ TV

Int’l Emmy Kids Awards CANNES, France, April 11, (Agencies): A big-budget children series set in the Paris Opera Ballet — which is being billed as a game changer in tweens television — will premiere Tuesday in Cannes at the world’s top TV market. “Find Me in Paris”, a time travelling …

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Countries of the Blind (last part)

The sufferings of Nuñez, portrayed as the protagonist by H.G. Wells in his novel ‘Countries of the Blind’ resembles the sufferings of reformers throughout history, especially in the backward nations filled with misery and unhappiness, where people are accustomed to turning a blind eye to reality because they are right …

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Kuwait shooting team win five medals at Arab shooting tourney

Kuwait shooting team won on Monday three gold and two silver medals, in the second day of Arab Shooting championship, in addition to five medals in the first day of competitions. Eman Al-Shamma won the Skeet women championship earlier today, bringing the total number of points to 51 in single …

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Saudi set to beat Qatar to market with triple-tranche bond issue

Banks’ loan growth to start upward trend in 2018: SABB chief DUBAI, April 10, (RTRS): Saudi Arabia has opened books for a triple-tranche dollar bond while Qatar is meeting global investors ahead of its return to the debt markets since the beginning of a diplomatic crisis last year. The Saudi …

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John defends facts in ‘Chappaquiddick’

‘Very compelling’ John Curran’s “Chappaquiddick,” which opens in theaters this weekend, is a dramatization of what happened late one night in 1969 when Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-Mass.) drove his car off a narrow bridge on Martha’s Vineyard, killing the passenger he was riding with, Mary Jo Kopechne. Kennedy survived, but …

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TV goes royal crazy in ‘Wedding’

Queen’s passion for trees in ‘Green’ CANNES, France, April 10, (AFP): A new documentary about Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II has revealed her previously unknown passion for trees. The 91-year-old monarch has planted hundreds of trees on royal visits all over the planet and has a deep and “touching” relationship with …

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