Sunday , October 22 2017

Arab Times

Messi ‘lifts’ Barca mood – Catalans dominate Juve

BARCELONA, Sept 13, (RTRS): When Barcelona’s Andres Iniesta was serenaded off the pitch on Tuesday following a vintage display in a 3-0 win over Juventus that was only rivalled by Lionel Messi, it was easy to forget the gloom that had gripped the Nou Camp two weeks ago. The club …

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OPEC could hold extraordinary meeting in March: Kuwait – Extension of supply cut pact being discussed among oil producers

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 13, (RTRS): Kuwait’s Oil Minister Essam al-Marzouq said on Wednesday that OPEC could hold an extraordinary meeting in mid-March if oil producers did not reach a decision to extend their supply cut pact when it next meets in November. “In the coming November meeting, we may not …

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Apple unveils $999 iPhone X, new Face ID technology – New Apple Watch that makes calls turn comic book fantasy into reality

CUPERTINO, California, Sept 13, (Agencies): Apple on Tuesday unveiled a number of new phones, including its most expensive one yet, as well as new versions of its Apple Watch and its streaming TV device. Here’s a rundown of the announcements. iPhone X Apple is releasing a super-premium iPhone with a …

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Kuwait market extends gains in ‘volatile’ trade – Humansoft Holding soars 156 fils; NBK slips

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 13: Kuwait stocks pulled higher on Wednesday as it extended the gains to second consecutive session. The main index climbed 18.94 pts in volatile trade to 6,924.92 points paced by speculative buying in select counters . The banks mostly sagged whereas other blue chips closed mixed. The …

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Close the Brotherhood kiosks and chop off the snakes’ head

IRRESPECTIVE of the excuses and considerations, it is no longer acceptable for Gulf states to remain silent over the ‘Muslim Brotherhood Group’ and the factions and movements which emerged from it; considering the high price that Arabian Gulf countries have been paying for almost four decades at different levels due …

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The infinite failure of traffic!!

SINCE we opened our eyes to this world, a particular aspect of traffic law has not changed for decades. What I mean here is that in case of a traffic accident involving two or more vehicles, we usually find the drivers of vehicles involved in the accident waiting for a …

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‘Lady Bird’ leads another charge for ‘Moonlight’ maker – Jolie says making ‘Father’ was about discovering what film means

TORONTO, Sept 12, (Agencies): Greta Gerwig stood on the stage of the Ryerson Theatre at the Toronto International Film Festival, wiping back tears from the roaring standing ovation that greeted her directorial debut, “Lady Bird”. Gerwig was already a successful actress and a proven screenwriter, having co-written several films including …

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‘Judge’ looks at Arab women’s rights – ‘Made’ seeks to end UK arms sales to Yemen war

TORONTO, Canada, Sept 12, (Agencies): Nearly a decade after shattering the glass ceiling of Islamic jurisprudence, the first woman judge to be appointed to a sharia court in the Middle East says women’s rights still have a way to go. Kholoud al-Faqih was at the Toronto Film Festival on Monday …

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‘It’ feeds primal fear of clowns – King’s ‘Little Children’ being developed as movie

LOS ANGELES, Sept 12, (AFP): The big-screen remake of Stephen King’s “It”, starring the evil entity Pennywise, has smashed box office records and reaffirmed an age-old rule of horror: clowns are creepy as hell. But while countless movies and television shows have cashed in on so-called “coulrophobia” — or fear …

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Pakistan celebrate international revival with victory over World XI – Hosts beat tourists by 20 runs

LAHORE, Pakistan, Sept 12, (AFP): Pakistan Tuesday took a giant step towards reviving international cricket at home with a 20-run victory over the World XI in a match before excited crowds amid tight security. The Twenty20 match, accorded international status by the International Cricket Council, is only the second time …

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