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Dictator will receive sanctuary outside the country, raising questions about whether he will ever be held to account for 22 years of brutal…
01.21 / 20:11
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VERONA: Sixteen people died when a coach bringing Hungarian teenagers home from a skiing trip crashed and burst into flames... The post 16 killed as school coach crashes in Italy appeared first on Oman…
01.21 / 18:51
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January 21, 2017, 7:03 PM (IDT) Russian President Vladimir Putin is ready to meet US President Donald Trump, but preparations for the possible meeting may take months, not weeks, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Saturday, the day after Trump’s inauguration. The congratulatory call was a “diplomatic necessity,” he said. As to as to a meeting, “This will not be in coming weeks, let's hope for the best - that the meeting will happen in the coming…
01.21 / 17:09
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Large crowds of women, many wearing bright pink knit hats, poured into downtown Washington by bus, train and car on Saturday for a march in opposition to US President Donald Trump only a day after the Republican took office. The Washington event was expected to be the largest of a series of marches across the world in cities including Sydney, London, Tokyo and New York to criticize the new president’s often angry, populist rhetoric. Trump has angered many liberal Americans with comments s…
01.21 / 16:25
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Security officials in Israel have detained 22 people on arson suspicion or the incitement of arson said law enforcement late Friday. The fires began Tuesday and erupted across the country due to parched forests, burning down a number of homes and forcing thousands to flee. Two prisons had to be evacuated. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin…
01.21 / 16:02
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Christian evangelicals seem hysterically delighted at the enthronement of Trump the king who will deliver the USA from the sins of planned parenthood and abortion. Their translation of his political aims into religious terms convert him from right-wing bully into…
01.21 / 15:47
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TIKRIT, Iraq,— Iraqi authorities found Saturday the remains of some 89 bodies believed to be for soldiers of Speicher Camp who were executed by the Islamic State (IS) militants when the group seized Tikrit in June 2014, a provincial security source said. A joint committee from the security authority, forensic team and the Iraqi High […] The post Iraq recovers 89 bodies of Islamic State-executed soldiers at mass grave appeared first on Kurd Net - Ekurd.net Daily N…
01.21 / 15:23
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HRANA News Agency – Muhammad Esalari, prisoner in ward 12 in Tabriz Central Prison, following a severe heart pain called for medical attention, but instead of being transferred to the infirmary of the prison, he was accused of malingering by the authorities and transferred to special ward and he eventually lost his life. And also Habib Sasanian, political […] The post One Prisoner Died in Tabriz Prison / Habib Sasanian in Critical Health Condition appeared first on Hrana - News Agan…
01.21 / 15:22
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Beirut, Jan 21, IRNA – Lebanese Parliament Speaker, Nabih Berri, on Saturday condoled with the Iranian government and nation over the deadly collapse of Plasco building, which killed and injured dozens of firefighters and civilians in Tehran on Thursday, January 1…
01.21 / 16:18
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ROME, Jan. 21 (MNA) – Jose Graziano da Silva, director general of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations (UN), demanded  today to make a better use of the water resources and more access by small fa…
01.21 / 11:55
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Kerman, Jan 21, IRNA – An earthquake measuring 4.6 on Richter scale jolted the city of Baft in the southern province on S…
01.21 / 11:14
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Seniors with memory problems and related attention and decision-making issues may struggle with driving tasks, according to a Canadian study. Not all patients with mild cognitive impairment, the early stage of memory loss, have issues with driving, the researchers write in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. However, patients with added impairments, such as difficulty with multi-tasking or making quick decisions, are particularly likely to have trouble with tasks like…
01.21 / 10:53
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London, Jan 21, IRNA – The staff of Dublin's fire stations shared sympathy with families of the bereaved families of the victims of the January 19 Plasco Trade Center fire and collapse by attending Iranian embassy in Ireland and presenting a wreath of f…
01.21 / 08:13
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Islamabad, Jan 21, IRNA – The government of Pakistan has offered condolences to the government and people of Iran for a second time over the tragic loss of precious lives in the fire accident in a building in T…
01.21 / 08:12
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Tehran, Jan 21, IRNA – An earthquake measuring 4.3 degrees on the Richter scale hit the city of Kazeroun in Fars province in Southern I…
01.21 / 02:07
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Vikas Datta – He has a prominent place in the annals of history, but as a restless, relentless warrior who... The post An unseen but admirable aspect of Genghis Khan appeared first on Oman…
01.20 / 23:31
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Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 19th Jan 2017). Please click here to download a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. The RSISX index ended the week at IQ1074 (+0.2%) / $1068 (+0.6%) (weekly change) (+11.9% and +12.8% YTD change, respectively). The number of week traded…
01.21 / 20:14
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US Bancorp DE reduced its stake in shares of CGI Group Inc. (NYSE:GIB) (TSE:GIB.A) by 15.7% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 2,123 shares of the company’s stock after selling 396 shares during the period. US Bancorp DE’s holdings in…
01.21 / 19:47
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Synovus Financial Corp maintained its stake in shares of Mid-America Apartment Communities Inc. (NYSE:MAA) during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 1,350 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock at the end of the third quarter. Synovus Financial Corp’s holdings in Mid-America…
01.21 / 19:27
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Capital One National Association reduced its position in shares of Michael Kors Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:KORS) by 23.6% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 4,308 shares of the lifestyle brand’s stock after selling 1,332 shares during the period. Capital One National Association’s holdings in Michael Kors Holdings were worth $202,000 at the…
01.21 / 19:26
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Qatar’s plans to implement major legislative and regulatory reforms as part of its bid to diversify the economy and counter the impact of low oil global prices will be analysed in a report on the country by the global publishing firm Oxford Business Group (OBG). Read More …
01.21 / 18:34
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Bradley Foster & Sargent Inc. CT purchased a new stake in Five9 Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVN) during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm purchased 21,970 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $344,000. A number of other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in FIVN. California Public Employees Retirement System…
01.21 / 18:27
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K.J. Harrison & Partners Inc bought a new stake in Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm bought 419 shares of the e-commerce giant’s stock, valued at approximately $351,000. Several other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Shikiar Asset Management Inc. raised…
01.21 / 18:26
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JFS Wealth Advisors LLC raised its position in shares of Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) by 47.7% during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 2,785 shares of the social networking company’s stock after buying an additional 900 shares during the period. JFS Wealth…
01.21 / 18:25
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With 16 players within three shots of the lead going into the final day at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, things could get rather blurred on…
01.21 / 15:45
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SHARJAH, 21st January, 2017 (WAM) -- The Sharjah Sports Channel is organising a mega spectacular Desert Festival to give desert motorsport enthusiasts across the UAE a fill of adrenalin pumping, dune bashing action at Sharjah’s Al Badayer Desert Camp on the E44 Hatta R…
01.21 / 14:03
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After a sluggish first half of the tournament, a good sleep and a change of putter was all that was needed to get Dustin Johnson in contention at Abu Dhabi Golf…
01.21 / 13:43
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A round-up of Saturday's men's and women's singles action from the Australian Open at Melbourne…
01.21 / 13:22
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Argentine forward Carlos Tevez said Saturday he will have to earn every yuan of his reportedly world-leading salary as he officially joined Chinese Super League side Shanghai Shenhua, declaring it his "new home." Tevez, who arrived to a rapturous fan welcome Thursday, is arguably the highest-profile foreign player to ever play in China, one of a slew of overseas stars lured by increasingly lavish sums that have triggered a backlash from Chinese…
01.21 / 09:16
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Tasnim – TEHRAN, Slovakian midfielder Vladimir Weiss has been reportedly linked with a move to Iranian football club Tractor Sazi. Weiss, 27, began his playing career at Manchester City in 2008. He scored in the second leg of the 2008 FA Youth Cup Final against Chelsea, in a 3–1 (4–2 on aggregate) win. He has Continue Rea…
01.21 / 02:08
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Ian Hawkey looks at the players hoping to emerge from their fathers' shadows in professional…
01.20 / 20:19
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The Dubai-based amateur shot a second-round 75 on Friday to finish three-over for the tournament and narrowly miss the…
01.20 / 16:54
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Researchers from MIT have developed a form of graphene that is not only 10 times as strong as steel but... The post Researchers develop 3D graphene 10 times stronger than steel but lighter appeared first on Oman…
01.21 / 11:42
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Communications company Avaya has announced that it filed for Chapter 11 protection in the US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York. The post Avaya files for bankruptcy appeared first on Computer News Middle…
01.20 / 13:56
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Axis to showcase AXIS Q1659 Network Camera at Intersec 2017 Network video specialist Axis is to showcase the AXIS Q1659 Network Camera at Intersec in Dubai – a camera which is said to set a new standard for image quality in video surveillance, by combining Canon professional photographic imaging technologies with its proven performance and integration benefits. […] The post Axis to showcase AXIS Q1659 Network Camera at Intersec 2017 appeared first on Security Middle E…
01.20 / 13:54
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Advancis to present new WinGuard module at Intersec 2017 Security and building security management specialist Advancis is to present a new control operations module for its PSIM WinGuard system, as well as a WinGuard app at the Intersec 2017 trade show in Dubai. Advancis says the new function module offers a workflow enabling reliable control […] The post Advancis to present new WinGuard module at Intersec 2017 appeared first on Security Middle…
01.20 / 13:53
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OMA Emirates, a provider of cutting edge technology solutions for the payment industry announced its investment into India based MobiSwipe, a company that specializes in Mobile Point of Sale (mPOS) solutions. The post OMA Emirates set to expand payment solution portfolio appeared first on Security Middle…
01.20 / 12:31
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The Festive period is over, the mince pies, turkey and other excesses are finished for another year and we start the New Year with hope and optimism and often New Years resolutions. The post Time for your New Year Cyber Detox? appeared first on Security Middle…
01.20 / 09:27
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Axis Communications, the global market leader in network video, will be participating as a gold sponsor and exhibitor during Intersec 2017, taking place at the Dubai International Convention Exhibition Centre from January 22-24 2017. The post Axis Communications to showcase latest products at Intersec 2017 appeared first on Security Middle…
01.20 / 09:07
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Nintendo on Friday unveiled its new Switch game console, which works both at home and on-the-go, as it looks to offset disappointing Wii U sales and go head to head with rival Sony's hugely popular PlayStation…
01.20 / 04:14
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HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival races in Oman 21 January, Muscat, Oman ~ Sweden’s Malin Holmberg on Shadan and local lad Saif Al Balushi on RW Starry Night emerged winners of their respective races to herald the 9th edition of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival on F…
01.21 / 14:09
horsereporter.com
As we start a new year many of us will be aiming to improve our health for 2017, with eating a better diet one of the best ways to boost well-being. Here we round up some reminders of simple changes that can help us improve our diets with expert advice and grocery store guidelines from the University of Kentucky. 1. Eat the rainbow Adding a variety of colourful foods to your plate is one easy way to instantly improve your diet. Replacing some white and brown foods with…
01.21 / 13:55
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Qemazi led a sweep by UAE riders taking the top three spots 14 January 2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ UAE rider Mohammed Ali Ateeq Al Qemazi astride 14-year-old Woodbourne Star Flash won the FEI CEI** 120 Km Endurance Al Reef Cup for the in-form Al Reef Al-Ain Stables in the Saturday, 14 January, race…
01.21 / 13:49
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By Enas El Masry, originally published on Community Times Growing up in the early 90’s, there were barely a few things as sacred as religion to live by as a child — on top of which of course, Disney’s 1994 animated film The Lion King. “Welcome to our humble home,” Timon told Simba as he introduced him […]…
01.21 / 08:10
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Robert Redford refused to be drawn on Donald Trump as the Sundance Film Festival opened Thursday, but vowed a popular "movement" would fight funding cuts the incoming president plans to make. Asked his opinion about how filmmaking would be affected after the president-elect's inauguration on Friday, the two-time Oscar winner insisted Sundance doesn't do…
01.20 / 14:51
naharnet.com
Pop icon Lady Gaga has revealed an ongoing battle with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), part of the emotional fallout from having been raped as a teenager.The singer-songwriter made the revelation during a television interview on Monday at a New York homeless shelter for gay and lesbian (LGBT) youth. "I told the kids today that I suffer from a mental illness -- I suffer from PTSD," said Gaga, speaking to NBC television's "Today Show" program. Two…
01.19 / 16:08
egyptindependent.com
Software engineer Ahmed Abu el-Haz was going through a debilitating phase in his life after an operation. Being the dynamic and vibrant person he is, the surgeon’s instructions hit him hard: bed rest for three months.  He fought to think positively, but weary thoughts consumed him. He knew he needed psychological help to get through the dull, repetitive days, but he was bedbound during his recovery.This is when he decided to create Shezlong: a platform to bring…
01.19 / 10:47
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Inspired by the multi-cultural environment in the Middle East where she spent her childhood and in which she currently lives, Kanchan Kulkarni, founder and designer of the Dubai-born International label Kara by KK is definitely a story of success. Specialized in gala-style gowns with an Indo-Arab style, Kulkarni showroom in the heart of Dubai is an overwhelming place featuring vibrant party and bridal couture as well as daily wear crafted from the highest quality silks. "I make things…
01.19 / 09:12
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NNA - Prime Minister Saad Hariri received, on Saturday, at the "House of Center" the Higher Islamic Council, headed by Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdul-Latif Derian. After the meeting, Mufti Derian said:…
01.21 / 21:36
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By Abeer Abbas JAZAN – Jabara Al-Hakami was sentenced to death 14 years ago after she killed a little child in a village in Jazan province. She was saved shortly before being beheaded last week, thanks to the good offices of Jazan Emir Prince Muhammad Bin Nasser who intervened at the last minute. The woman The post Jazan emir’s intervention saves woman’s life at last minute appeared first on Saudi G…
01.21 / 21:32
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Riyadh — She is not their biological mother, yet she has raised them like one. She worked as a nanny for 18 years in an orphanage in Riyadh, taking care of orphans and teaching them values and good manners. Huda Mohammed Atallah returned home to Egypt two-and-a-half years ago because of her own family compulsions. The post Nanny reunites with children she raised in Riyadh orphanage appeared first on Saudi G…
01.21 / 21:31
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US President Donald Trump kept his campaign promise to begin undoing ObamaCare on Day One of his…
01.21 / 21:05
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Arab attackers were hurling Molotov cocktails at Israeli motorists traveling between Gush Etzion and…
01.21 / 21:04
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The day that Gambians and Friends of The Gambia sigh in relief because the evil Monster Yahya Jammeh is to depart The Gambia (thus saving the country from the scourge of a war that had started two days earlier when Ecowas forces entered The Gambia[Read…
01.21 / 20:35
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NNA - Culture Minister Ghattas Khoury deemed that "all archeological sites in Lebanon are in need of rehabilitation," as he toured the city of Byblos on Saturday, upon an invitation from its Mayor,…
01.21 / 20:34
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MUSCAT: The Muscat Festival 2017, which kicked off under the theme “Celebrate Oman” on Thursday, hosts various entertainment, dazzle, fun... The post Come Celebrate Oman! appeared first on Oman Obs…
01.21 / 19:27
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