Thursday , September 20 2018

Arab Times

Vettel claims 50th career win, goes top

Bottas, Max complete podium; Lewis 5th MONTREAL, June 11, (AFP): Sebastian Vettel claimed the 50th win of his career and reclaimed the lead of this year’s world championship on Sunday when he ended Lewis Hamilton’s run of supremacy at the Canadian Grand Prix. The four-time champion German drove his Ferrari …

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Iyas Bin Maad School holds 2nd Kuwait Martyrs Championship

Iyas Bin Maad School organized the second Kuwait Martyrs Championship in which a number of stars headed by Tareq Diab, Saad Al- Houti and Mohammed Karam among others participated. Head of the organizing committee Hassan Al- Khawajah praised the organizing committees and the media for the success of the championship. …

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US sanctions force Nike to drop Iran boot deal ahead of WC

NEW YORK, June 11, (AFP): US sporting goods giant Nike confirmed Monday it had stopped supplying Iran’s football team with boots ahead of the World Cup due to sanctions. A statement from Nike said the company was forbidden from supplying kit to the Iranian team as it prepares for its …

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Growth in compassion, strength in forgiveness

The unbridled squeal of joy a child exclaims when receiving a gift is something most of us are familiar with, whether that be in the role of a child or that of a parent. When I was a child in India, I remember the delight I felt when my father …

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Jordan … teach it how to fish, give it a hook

THE Makkah Summit came at a time suitable for changing the direction of public wind in Jordan — from the toxic wind that would have devoured the kingdom to the fresh spring breeze that reinvigorates this friendly country. Jordan deserves support and its leadership has been courageous in standing by …

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Preachers in a cocoon

Strengths, weaknesses The flamboyant preacher Tariq Ramadan, grandson of Hassan Al-Banna, founder of the Muslim Brotherhood is one of the brightest preachers in Europe, not only for mastering English and French, but also for his eloquence in debating his opponents. Born in Switzerland Tariq is professor of contemporary Islamic studies …

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Egyptian band in Israel musical wins big on Broadway

‘Band’s’ dances away with 10 gongs NEW YORK, June 11, (AP): The American, grown-up musical “The Band’s Visit” outmuscled the acclaimed and sprawling British import “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” for the most Tony Awards on Sunday, capturing 10 statuettes, including best musical, on a night where the theme …

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Saudi Arabia’s first Arabic release is Islamic epic ‘Message’

Jane Fonda to receive the 2018 Lumiere Prize LOS ANGELES, June 11, (RTRS): After Saudi Arabia recently broke its 35-year ban on cinema with Hollywood titles such as “Black Panther,” “Isle of Dogs” and “A Quiet Place,” the kingdom is now set for its first release of an Arabic film, …

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‘Tolerance & inclusion’ theme at Tony Awards

Show resonates NEW YORK, June 11, (Agencies): A small-scale, intimate musical about hard-won cultural understanding was an altogether apt Tony winner on a night where tolerance and inclusion were constant themes. “The Band’s Visit,” about an Egyptian police band that gets stranded in a remote Israeli desert town, forcing both …

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KAMCO appoints Alvarez & Marsal as integration advisor

KAMCO Investment Company (“KAMCO”), a leading investment with one of the largest AUMs in the region, appointed the Middle East office of renowned global professional services firm, Alvarez & Marsal, as the integration advisor for the acquisition of a majority stake in Global Investment House (“Global”). KAMCO assigned Alvarez & …

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