Arab Times

Egypt’s ethnic group shows a new spirit

Nubians revive dream of homeland ASWAN, Egypt, July 15, (AP): Siham Othman was born decades after her grandparents were forced to evacuate from their homes on the banks of the Nile River along with tens of thousands of their fellow Nubians. But she has a lifelong bond with her ancestral …

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New Petty song debuts

Simon to mark touring retirement with album NEW YORK, July 15, (Agencies): Folk rock legend Paul Simon has announced an album with fresh takes on previously released songs as he prepares to retire from touring. The former half of Simon and Garfunkel, who pioneered world music fusion in the 1980s, …

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‘Dying to Survive’ a rare Chinese film

China’s ‘Dallas Buyers Club’ a hit SHANGHAI, July 15, (AFP): The screen portrayal of a cancer sufferer whose illegal import of foreign medicines into China spurred national policy changes has become a box-office smash as audiences flock to a rare Chinese film on a hot-button issue. “Dying to Survive” is …

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France win WC after Moscow thriller

HH the Amir congratulates France on WCup victory MOSCOW, July 15, (Agencies): France won their second World Cup 20 years after their maiden triumph on Sunday, seeing off a dogged and desperate Croatia side who refused to lie down in one of the most electrifying finals in recent years. The …

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‘Smoking hot’ Pacquiao, 39, rolls back years to knock out Matthysse

Filipino Tepora stops Ortega to win featherweight world crown KUALA LUMPUR, July 15, (Agencies): Manny Pacquiao rolled back the years as he stopped WBA welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse on Sunday — the 39-year-old Filipino icon’s first knockout win since 2009. It was a dominant, devastating display as “smoking hot” Pacquiao …

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‘Viva Sachsenring!’ Marquez hails ninth win in German GP

Rossi finishes 2nd as Vinales settles for 3rd SACHSENRING, Germany, July 15, (AFP): World champion Marc Marquez cruised to his ninth consecutive German Grand Prix win to extend his MotoGP lead at the Sachsenring circuit on Sunday. Honda’s Spanish rider has won in the top category for the last six …

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‘Labor Law inefficient in protecting rights of workers’

KUWAIT CITY, July 15: The Labor Law in the country is inefficient as a legal system that is supposed to regulate all matters related to the workers. It does not protect the rights of workers, particularly in terms of work-related struggles. It seems to be walking on the path of …

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Laws are same for all

‘Facing your own music’ During a parliamentary session held in the late 1980s, an argument among MPs had escalated while they were discussing the punishments to be enforced on those who violate a law that was under discussion. The lawmakers were split into two groups with one insisting on the …

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Croatia stand between France and WC glory

This is the game of our lives, says Matuidi MOSCOW, July 14, (AFP): A month on and 63 games later, the 2018 World Cup reaches its climax on Sunday as a young France side spearheaded by Kylian Mbappe and Antoine Griezmann look to win the trophy for the second time …

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Kerber stuns Serena to win 1st Wimbledon title

American bid for Grand Slam history shattered LONDON, July 14, (AFP): Angelique Kerber became the first German woman to win Wimbledon for 22 years as the 11th seed shattered Serena Williams’ bid for Grand Slam history with a shock 6-3, 6-3 victory in Saturday’ s final. Kerber avenged her defeat …

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