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Wednesday , November 14 2018

Arab Times

Chelsea leave it late as Yedlin own goal kills off Newcastle

Blues remain perfect NEWCASTLE, United Kingdom, Aug 26, (AFP): Chelsea required an own goal from Newcastle’s DeAndre Yedlin to maintain their 100 percent start to the Premier League season as the Blues ground out a 2-1 win at St James’ Park on Sunday. Yedlin deflected Marcos Alonso’s shot into his …

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Four overs for one run: Irfan breaks T20 record

Sri Lanka rejects ticket ‘rip off’ claim PARIS, Aug 26, (AFP): Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Irfan bowled the most economical spell in Twenty20 history on Saturday, only conceding a run from his final ball. The giant 7ft 1in (2.16m) left-armer, playing for Barbados Tridents against St Kitts and Nevis Patriots …

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Crazy draws immigrant parents to the ‘movies’

Russos close deal When “Crazy Rich Asians” surpassed expectations and grabbed the top spot at the box office in its opening weekend, the film also pulled off another surprising feat: It put Asians of a certain age in theater seats. Younger Asian-Americans have been flocking with their parents to see …

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Venice fest courts controversy

‘Thief’ nabs top prizes at Santiago festival ROME, Aug 26, (Agencies): Global superstars Lady Gaga, Ryan Gosling and Vanessa Redgrave descend on Venice this week as the annual film festival kicks off Wednesday to controversy over the inclusion of Netflix productions and there being just one female director in competition. …

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Mohammad Bin Salman … tie it and trust in God

YOUR Highness Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman, we wish to approach you with these lines in the spirit of mutual interest and love; because every investment in Saudi Arabia concerns the entire region. Since your assumption of office, you have laid down an economic development plan for the Kingdom standing …

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Back to borders, Al-Alawi

It’s ‘Saddam invasion’ I have received so many comments from friends related to what the Iraqi politician Hassan Al-Alawi said on the subject of Kuwait’s borders with Iraq and almost everyone said that many of us know about this agreement. Dr Abdullah Al-Ghunaim, head of the Kuwait Studies and Research Center, …

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Dates from a diminishing Souq Tamar

As we come to the end of the date harvest, many varieties of this delicious and healthy fruit are cheap and plentiful in the market. Along the streets and in gardens all over Kuwait you can see date palms hanging heavy with their golden bundles of fruit that are ready …

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Turkey selects ‘Wild’ for Oscars foreign language submission

Can ‘Crazy’ save rom-com by embracing diversity? LOS ANGELES, Aug 25, (Agencies): Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s “The Wild Pear Tree” will be Turkey’s contender for this year’s best foreign-language film Oscar. The drama marks the fifth time one of the director’s films has been selected by Turkey. The film tells the …

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‘Active’ follow-the-money expose

Docu digs into ties between Trump & Russia  ‘Active Measures’ could hardly be more perfectly timed. It’s a documentary that digs into the relationship between Donald Trump and the powers of Russia, and while it’s not as if the film comes up with some smoking gun that Robert Mueller hasn’t …

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Lemon Twigs’ ambitions flourish

Culwell captures American moment’s essence The Lemon Twigs, “Go To School” (4AD) The Lemon Twigs’ memorable first album, “Do Hollywood”, was so self-assured it was hard to believe its multi-instrumentalist masterminds, Long Island brothers Brian and Michael D’Addario, were still in high school. Perhaps even more surprising was that the …

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