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Sunday , November 18 2018

Arab Times

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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TGIF crush Pin Pals as Eagles dominate ‘X’ Strikers

Cozmo Lane Masters maintain Invitational Cup lead KUWAIT CITY, Aug 25: In the fourth week elimination round of the Philippine Bowling Association in Kuwait–2018 Invitational Cup held at Cozmo Entertainment and Bowling Center in Kheifan, COZMO Lane Specialists and Pongky Strikers showed their power and might like a hurricane, wrecking …

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Salah strikes as perfect Liverpool go top

Everton held LIVERPOOL, Aug 25, (Agencies): Mohamed Salah continued his prolific run of Anfield goals as Liverpool narrowly defeated Brighton 1-0 to move top of the Premier League on Saturday. Jurgen Klopp’s side also maintained their impressive defensive start to the campaign, recording a third successive clean sheet to open …

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Ronaldo makes winning home debut as Juventus beat Lazio

Pjanic and Mandzukic on target TURIN, Italy, Aug 25, (AFP): Cristiano Ronaldo made a winning home debut for Italian champions Juventus with Miralem Pjanic and Mario Mandzukic scoring in a 2-0 win over Lazio on Saturday. Ronaldo, 33, played a role in Mandzukic’s second goal of the night on 75 …

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