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Monday , November 19 2018

Arab Times

Dean of Arab Journalism Al-Jarallah receives acting Charge d’Affaires at Saudi Embassy

Dean of Arab Journalism and Editor-in-Chief of Al-Seyassah and Arab Times newspapers Ahmed Al-Jarallah on Saturday received in his office acting Charge d’Affaires at the Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Kuwait Dr Hassan Bin Mohammad Al-Ansari. They discussed the deep-rooted relationship between the two countries in various fields; in addition …

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Firm Iran no to US talks

Iraq PM to visit Iran, Turkey as US sanctions bite TEHRAN, Aug 11, (Agencies): Iran gave its most explicit rejection yet of talks with the United States on Saturday, and accused Washington of an “addiction to sanctions” over its latest spat with Turkey. The US reimposed harsh sanctions on Iran …

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Canada tweet seen to cross Riyadh red line

No apology … Ottawa seeks diplomatic help OTTAWA/RIYADH/DUBAI, Aug 11, (Agencies): For years, Canadian pressure on human rights in Saudi Arabia had elicited no more than a standard rejection. But all that changed last week, when a Canadian complaint was translated into Arabic and set off a diplomatic row. When …

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Turkey vows to defy US threats

ISTANBUL, Aug 11, (Agencies): President Recep Tayyip Erdogan hit back Saturday at US “threats” over a detained American pastor which has escalated tensions between the two NATO allies and piled pressure on the Turkish currency. “It is wrong to dare bring Turkey to its knees through threats over a pastor,” …

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Turkey shaken by financial fears, Kuwaiti investors become jittery

Trump rattles it further with promise to double tariffs ANKARA, Aug 11, (Agencies) : Kuwaiti investors in Turkey are becoming jittery following the decline in the exchange rate of the Turkish lira which has fallen to record levels, reports Al-Rai daily. The Turkish lira fell 19 percent against the dollar …

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Oil companies show us your books

‘Be more transparent’ Some leading international consultancy houses are asking international oil companies to open their books and reveal future oil prices especially since the demand for oil will peak by 2036. They should reveal whether they are prepared to meet such a demand, and what their forecast prices range …

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Boursa Kuwait ends trading in green

Boursa Kuwait ended last week in the green zone. The Premier Market Index closed at 5,455.85 points, up by 1.99%, the Main Market Index increased by 0.34% after closing at 4,963.10 points, and the All-Share Index closed at 5,280.86 points up by 1.44%. Furthermore, last week’s average daily turnover increased …

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Lebanese diva breaks taboo with clip announcing cancer fight

Rod Stewart not slowing down NEW YORK, Aug 11, (AP): More than fifty years into his career, Rod Stewart shows no sign of slowing down. When he’s not on tour, he’s busy at home chasing his two young sons, Aiden and Alastair, around the yard. And on Sept 28, he …

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Sarajevo film fest honours Turkish Palme d’Or winner

Moore’s Trump docu will release in September SARAJEVO, Aug 11, (Agencies): Turkish director and Cannes Palme d’Or winner Nuri Bilge Ceylan on Friday received an outstanding contribution award at the opening of the Sarajevo Film Festival. “This is great honour for me, really, and I accept it with my heart,” …

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Mother-daughter tension in ‘Madeline’

Decker and Howard display incredible potential What’s the matter with Madeline? And just who is this tempestuous teenager with the blazing eyes and wild bramble of red-brown hair? “Madeline’s Madeline” is many things: an ambitious meta-exploration of identity through performance, a dizzying plunge into the imaginary psyche of a fictitious …

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