Wednesday , January 24 2018

Arab Times

Arab film world reacts with outrage – Paris attacks force theatre closures, high-profile screening cancellations

LOS ANGELES, Nov 15, (RTRS): The Arab film community is reacting to the tragic Paris attacks with shock, outrage and fears of a global backlash.  “It’s another 9/11 that we are living again,” said Egyptian auteur Mohamed Diab who is shooting a film titled “Clash” about Islamic extremism. “I feel …

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Bieber, 1D grow up on new albums – Boy band rocks out before hiatus

NEW YORK, Nov 15, (AFP): Once squeaky clean and baby-faced teen stars, Justin Bieber and One Direction have quickly discovered the harsh realities of living in the public eye. The young artists each released albums Friday that — while partly staying true to pop formulas that have made them rich — …

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Sweden & Ukraine take first leg wins in playoffs – Ibra on target

PARIS, Nov 15, (AFP): European football paid tribute to the victims of attacks in Euro 2016 hosts France during Saturday’s qualifying play-offs which saw Sweden edge Denmark 2-1 and Ukraine beat Slovenia 2-0 in first leg ties. A minute’s silence was observed before Saturday’s games for victims of the Paris …

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‘Kuwait to join events only when its flag is raised’ – Kuwait event stripped of Olympic status over Israeli ban

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 15, (Agencies): Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Sabah Al- Salem Al-Humoud Al-Sabah said on Sunday Kuwait would participate in sports events only when its flag was raised. Speaking to reporters following a National Assembly session, Sheikh Salman Sabah wondered: “Could …

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Williamson and Starc reach ‘milestones’ in Perth Test – Taylor double century puts New Zealand in touch

PERTH, Australia, Nov 15, (AFP): New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson and Australian fast bowler Mitchell Starc joined elite company as bat continued to dominate ball on the third day of the second Test against Australia at the WACA Ground on Sunday. In reply to Australia’s formidable 559 for nine declared …

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Holm stuns Rousey with 2nd-round knockout – Jedrzejczyk successfully defends straw-weight belt 

MELBOURNE, Australia, Nov 15, (AP): Ronda Rousey was the UFC’s unstoppable force until Holly Holm used the former champion’s aggression against her to produce one of the sport’s biggest upsets. Rousey chased Holm around the ring at UFC 193 on Sunday – looking for the right hold and taking head …

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Exterminate them … before they exterminate you

WE said it before that division between Arabs was the first reason behind the spread of terrorism. Today, we continue to say that global hesitance plays a major role in the spread of this plague (terrorism) which hit France recently. Before France, it hit the United States of America, Spain, …

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Art vital part of child’s education – Creativity among top five applied skills sought by companies

‘The professional world is an incredibly competitive place and there is an ever growing community of brilliantly qualified graduates so it is important to become a more interesting adult who is versatile and engaging. Creativity is among the top five applied skills sought by business leaders and companies such as …

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Brazil fightback thwarts Argentina – Peru win

BUENOS AIRES, Nov 14, (RTRS): A first half goal from Ezequiel Lavezzi was cancelled out by Lucas Lima in the second period as Brazil escaped with a 1-1 draw against Argentina in Friday’s South American World Cup qualifying match. The match had originally been scheduled for Thursday but torrential rain …

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Sheikh Salman slams dirty lies

MANAMA, Bahrain, Nov 14, (AP): Sheikh Salman running for FIFA president hit back at human rights groups who have accused him of helping authorities arrest footballers for protesting against the country’s ruling monarchy, calling the allegations “dirty tricks and dirty lies.” In an interview with The Associated Press, Sheikh Salman …

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