Arab Times

Japan’s first jet makes maiden test flight – Breakthrough for Tokyo’s aviation industry  

NAGOYA, Japan, Nov 11, (AFP): Japan’s first passenger jet made its maiden test flight Wednesday, a landmark in a decade-long programme to launch the plane aimed at competing with Brazilian and Canadian rivals in the global market for smaller aircraft. About half a century after the last Japanese-made commercial plane …

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Kuwait bourse retreats 21.53 pts amid selling – Humansoft Holding dives 50 fils; Zain flat

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 11: Kuwait stocks pulled lower on Wednesday after trading flat in the last session. The bourse dropped 21.53 pts to 5,765.75 points weighed by selling in select counters. The banks and other heavyweights were largely muted even as sentiment remains depressed over weak oil prices. The KSX …

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South Korea hold off China, India to maintain top spot – India’s Kusale shoots way to gold

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 11: South Korea continued to retain first place in the medals’ table despite facing strong competition from other East Asian countries particularly China and India on the eighth day of the 13th Asian Shooting Championship which is currently being held inside Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Olympic Shooting Complex …

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Hafeez hundred helps Pakistan thump Poms – Pak beat England by 6 wickets

ABU DHABI, Nov 11, (AFP): Mohammad Hafeez hit a sparkling century to help Pakistan beat England by six wickets in the first day-night international at Abu Dhabi on Wednesday, taking a 1-0 lead in the four-match series. The 35-year-old finished with an unbeaten 130-ball 102 to steer Pakistan to the …

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Neymar back for Brazil against injury-hit Argentina – Top-of the-table meeting as Ecuador, Uruguay clash

MONTEVIDEO, Nov 11, (AFP): Brazil superstar Neymar returns from suspension to face an injury-hit Argentina on Thursday as South America’s qualifying campaign for the 2018 World Cup resumes with a showdown between the bitter continental rivals. Neymar was forced to sit out Brazil’s opening two qualifiers last month — a …

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Suspended FIFA chief Blatter in hospital

GENEVA, Nov 11, (AFP): Suspended FIFA president Sepp Blatter has been hospitalised after being placed under medical observation for stress, but he is expecting to leave the facility early next week, his spokesman said Wednesday. “He is now, at this moment, in hospital,” Blatter’s spokesman Klaus Stoehlker told AFP by …

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Why don’t we care for ‘Don Quixote’?

MR Bandar Al-Harbi wrote an article in the Nov 3 issue of Al-Hayat newspaper. The article comprises classic literary work of noted writer Abdulrahman Badawi. In fact, the masterpieces pertaining to his literary work are just four — the Iliad of Homer, Dante’s Divine Comedy, Goethe’s Faust and Don Quixote …

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Insults after defeat

“THEY battered us and we hurled them with insults.” This is the situation of Iran’s regime after its failed maneuvers in Yemen, Iraq, Syria, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and even in the UAE where the return of its victorious forces that participated in the Arab coalition inflicted more pain while …

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Man granted wish to see ‘Force’ dies – Abrams knows he’s driving ‘Star Wars’ fans crazy with teasers

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov 11, (RTRS): The terminally ill Texas man and “Star Wars” fan who was granted his dying wish to see the new “The Force Awakens” film before it comes out in theaters has died, just a few days after viewing the movie, the man’s wife said in a …

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DIFF picks Bouajila for lifetime honor – Budding director from UAE scoops top prize in Image Nation

DUBAI, Nov 11: The Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) revealed that Sami Bouajila, the award-winning French-Tunisian actor, will be the recipient of this year’s prestigious Arab Lifetime Achievement Award, recognizing his incredible contributions to cinema. Bouajila is an internationally acclaimed actor whose impressive filmography spans three decades and boasts an …

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