Wednesday , December 13 2017

Arab Times

Mohammed Al Habtoor holds talks with Julius Baër execs

Mohammed Al Habtoor, Vice Chairman and CEO, Al Habtoor Group welcomed senior executives from Swiss Private Banking Group Julius Baër. The delegation included Daniel J. Sauter, Chairman of the Board of Directors; Remy Bersier, Head Southern Europe, Middle East and Africa and Member of the Executive Board; Daniel Savary, Global …

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Purest embodiment of our brand promise- Mercedes-Benz S-Class: Tech ahead of times

In the history of the automotive industry there are few vehicles that have made an impact quite like the Mercedes- Benz S-Class. Redefining luxury, advancing telematics and setting new benchmarks across all segments, the SClass extends the boundaries of technology on many levels. It is not just a technological spearhead …

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Kuwait stocks kickstart week with 11.85 pts gain – Kout Food Group top gainer

Kuwait City, Nov 29: Kuwait stocks pushed 11.85 points above the red line to close at 5806.49 points, starting the week 0.2% higher with mixed boards. The weighted index ebbed lower to 393.74 points. The KSE benchmark dipped 7 points down to stand at 936.53 points. The bourse marked a …

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So that Syria does not become another Palestine

ISN’T the current incident in Syria similar to what happened in Palestine in 1948 when the Arab armies promised to return Palestinians to their homes within two or three weeks and they will throw the Jews into the sea? What happened 67 years after the Palestinian plight? If Arabs ignored, …

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Symbolic portrayals important to caricature – ‘Art demands both responsibility and courage’

Syrian cartoonist Ali Ferzat is one of the Middle East’s most important living artists. Over a career spanning four decades, more than 15,000 of his satirical drawings and caricatures of political figures have been published in Arabic-language and international newspapers. In 2011, with the first wave of the Arab Spring, …

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Are filmmakers ready to tackle terror? – Can Nov 13 attacks prove gamechanger for popular culture?

LOS ANGELES, Nov 28, (RTRS): Two weeks after suffering the most devastating attack since WWII, France is slowly getting back on its feet. The recent massacre exposed the phenomenon of disenfranchised French youths joining the ranks of ISIS in Syria but so far this growing phenomenon has seldom been portrayed …

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Whistler may’ve gotten a shade cooler – Canadian content meets Kudos contenders

LOS ANGELES, Nov 28, (RTRS): The Whistler Film Festival, which dubs itself as Canada’s “coolest” film fest, may have just gotten a shade cooler. In time for its 15-year anniversary, the event has landed the Canadian premiere of Oscar hopeful “Carol” for opening night, Dec 2. Since industry vet Paul …

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Expo ‘traces’ birth of Alice – Still ‘fascinates’

LONDON, Nov 28, (AFP): A century and a half after first being published, the surreal classic “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” still fascinates readers and inspires artists with its eerie and iconic fantasy world. An exhibition in the British Library traces how the story and its characters quickly took on a …

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Adele’s ‘25’ becomes UK best-selling album

LONDON, Nov 28, (RTRS): British singer Adele’s “25” notched up the most sales in its opening week of any UK album, beating a record set in 1997 by Oasis, the Official Charts Company said on Friday. The 27-year-old’s third studio album sold 800,307 copies — compared with Oasis’ previous record …

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Al Sayer announces winners of first raffle draw – ‘Biggest promotion ever’ on new Toyota models 

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 28: Mohamed Naser Al Sayer & Sons, the exclusive dealer for Toyota in Kuwait has announced winners of the first raffle draw from the “biggest promotion ever” on New Toyota models. The draw on Nov 11, 2015 was organized by Ministry of Commerce and Industry – for …

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