Arab Times

In ‘Blindspotting’, simmering tensions with a beat

Estrada’s film a buddy movie ‘Blindspotting,’ the directorial debut of Carlos Lopez Estrada, stalks the streets of Oakland with a heightened, spoken-word flow, passionately freestyling on race, police brutality and gentrification through a searing story about two friends: one black, one white. Though stylistically scattershot and often overstated, the funky …

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Helsinki summit … Israel

IT IS not surprising that Israel was on top of the agenda at the Trump-Putin summit in Helsinki, making other thorny issues less important. Coming out of the summit, US President Donald Trump said the United States and Russia will work jointly to ensure Israel’s security. He disclosed that he …

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Revival of lost dream

‘Illogical neglect’ During the last days of Ramadan, I used to visit Free Trade Zone in Shuwaikh regularly because I was working on furnishing the office of Kuwait Friendship Society. I felt gloomy whenever I was in that place. It was previously filled with manufacturers, businessmen and owners of new …

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Jadad that costs 20 bln

Results of inefficiency In Farwaniya Governorate, there was a desert area called Jadad where the wind-plant grew. The name was first changed to Shadad and later to Shaddadiya. It is the place where the government decided to establish a modern university almost 14 years ago. At that time, the total …

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ARTIST IN SINGULAR PURSUIT OF THE SONG

fusion fantastic My new album will be out in September, I decided to collaborate with my old mates from Guadeloupe and France in this album.  This album is about love and this is the first time I’ve done that. I put out ten songs covering different aspects of love from …

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Moore shocks Bruce Willis on Roast show

Terrific … very cool LOS ANGELES, July 16, (RTRS): As the focus of this year’s Comedy Central Roast, Bruce Willis was hit with repeated jabs about his age, his marriage, his Planet Hollywood business venture, his side music career and his recent string of less-than-spectacular films — and most of …

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Milk and Bone charts own path

‘We write music that is from the heart’ QUEBEC CITY, July 16, (Agencies): With smooth minimalist electro pop and lush vocal harmonies, Milk and Bone has found a growing audience while charting an unusual path for French Canadian artists — singing entirely in English. The Montreal duo of Camille Poliquin …

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France give WC winners heroes’ welcome home

Crowds pack Champs Elysees for victory parade PARIS, July 16, (AFP): The World Cup-winning French team returned home to a heroes’ welcome on Monday, parading down the Champs-Elysees as hundreds of thousands of cheering fans gave a raucous welcome to the country’s newest idols. France overcame a determined Croatia to …

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Pakistan beat Zimbabwe by nine wickets in second ODI

Zaman century seals tourists victory BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, July 16, (AFP): Pakistan continued their dominance with both bat and ball to win the second of five One-Day Internationals against Zimbabwe by nine wickets. Opener Fakhar Zaman eased to his second ODI century, finishing with a career best 117 not out, to …

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Croatians give heroes’ welcome to squad

Argentina part company with Sampaoli ZAGREB, July 16, (Agencies): Tens of thousands of Croatians gave a heroes’ welcome to their team in Zagreb on Monday after the squad returned from Russia following their World Cup final defeat. A crowd estimated at more than 100,000 thronged the capital’s main square to …

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