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Tuesday , November 20 2018

Arab Times

United back to form; City stay top – Sterling scores hat-trick

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Oct 17, (AFP): Raheem Sterling’s first-half hat-trick ensured Manchester City stayed top of the Premier League with a 5-1 mauling of Bournemouth on Saturday. Sterling, who had previously scored just twice for City since his £49 million (66.6 million euros) summer move from Liverpool, took advantage of …

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Arsenal down Watford 3-0 as Liverpool held by Spurs – Allardyce off to losing start: Vardy double stuns Saints

WATFORD, United Kingdom, Oct 17, (AFP): Alexis Sanchez continued his remarkable scoring streak as Arsenal regained second place in the Premier League table with a 3-0 win at Watford on Saturday. The Chile forward opened the scoring in the 62nd minute to record his seventh goal in his last four …

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Qatar’s Al-Attiyah ‘clinches’ 11th FIA ME Rally Champ’ship title in Jordan – Qatari Al-Kuwari fights back to take 2nd as Jordan’s Salem in 3rd

DEAD SEA, Jordan, Oct 17: Qatar’s Nasser Saleh Al-Attiyah confirmed his 11th FIA Middle East Rally Championship (MERC) title in 13 years with an emphatic start-to-finish victory in the Jordan Rally, round six of the series, which finished with the stunning backdrop of the Dead Sea on Saturday. The Qatari …

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Final US Airways flight completes journey, lands in Philly

The final US Airways flight has landed in Philadelphia, completing the last leg of its round-trip journey. The Airbus A321 landed at Philadelphia International Airport at 5:54 am Saturday after departing from San Francisco at 1:07 am as a red-eye flight. The plane is Flight 1939, named for the airline’s founding …

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Finally, Kuwait’s fourth oil refinery on stream – Govt’s oil policy based on clear vision

AFTER waiting for more than ten years and obtaining all necessary approvals, Kuwait has finally signed the contract worth $15 billion for building Al-Zour Refinery by the end of 2019. Finally, another mega oil project has been approved and is on-stream for completion. It is very important that the construction …

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Iran govt proposes economic stimulus to fend off recession – Inflation slows

DUBAI, Oct 17, (RTRS): Iran’s government announced proposals on Saturday to cut interest rates and encourage banks to lend, state television reported, in an effort to boost a stagnant economy after two years of tight monetary policy as inflation slows. Iran’s economy has stagnated since it reached a nuclear deal …

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VW mulls cutting temporary workers – Automaker hires anti-corruption exec as it deals with scandal

BERLIN, Oct 17, (Agencies): Volkswagen is considering a reduction in temporary workers as part of efforts to offset the cost of the emissions scandal, the car maker’s works council said on Saturday. A spokesman for the council, a grouping of labour representatives within the company, said it would support efforts …

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Russian hackers breached Dow Jones for trading tips – Breach for more serious than lower-grade intrusion: Bloomberg

NEW YORK, Oct 17, (RTRS): Russian hackers had infiltrated Dow Jones & Co to steal information to trade on before it was made public, and the breach was “far more serious than a lower-grade intrusion” disclosed by the company, Bloomberg reported, citing sources. The Federal Bureau of Investigation, Secret Service …

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ZURICH, Oct 16, (Agencies): FIFA suspended Kuwait’s football association over government interference with immediate effect on Friday. While attending a FIFA meeting in Switzerland, Sheikh Ahmad Fahad Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah of Kuwait said his position on the executive committee was not affected by his federation’s suspension. FIFA’s executive committee in September …

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Japan horror king Nakata returns with evil doll – ‘Spine-chillingly claustrophobic’

TOKYO, Oct 16, (AFP): Japanese horror director Hideo Nakata, best known for terrifying audiences by bringing the vengeful demon Sadako through a television set in the smash-hit movie “Ring”, wants to make a romantic comedy. But the godfather of the “J-horror” genre is not ditching his day job just yet …

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