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  1. Greek paralympian scheme gives new hope to refugee children

    10.04 / 18:49 albawaba.com Albawaba.com - Middle Easte
    Najib Alhaj Ali is from Homs in Syria, where a bomb destroyed his home and left him paralysed from the waist down. After a perilous Mediterranean crossing the 13-year-old and his family were given asylum in Greece in 2016. He has joined a project for refugees with disabilities in a bid to make them paralympians. “We were on our way to the basement and a bomb hit the second floor and I was injured,” he remembers. …
  2. Mohamed Ramadan's Gonna Go Crazyyy

    10.04 / 18:05 albawaba.com Albawaba.com - Middle Easte
    Actor Mohamed Ramadan can’t stop showing off his booty. The actor is again under fire by his Instagram followers for showing-off a plane with the letters “MR” imbued—an acronym his followers took to mean “Mohammed Ramadan.” “First trip to St. Catherine airport,” Ramadan captioned the photo. Fans were angry: angry that he is rich, angry that he is successful, angry that he shows-off his wealth and success. …
  3. VIDEO: Doctor portrayed in Concussion says kids shouldn't play contact sports

    10.04 / 18:05 albawaba.com Albawaba.com - Middle Easte
    @Elise_Holman: Fascinating interview on @AJEnglish. © 2000 - 2017 Al Bawaba (www.albawaba.com) read …
  4. Laser tag to burn down those extra kilos

    10.04 / 17:00 albawaba.com Albawaba.com - Middle Easte
    The fitness industry is booming and so are the ways by which one can burn some calories. Apart from the conventional gymming, aerobics and yoga, there's a new kid on the block - Laser Tag. Did you know you can burn 200 to 500 calories from a simple laser tag game? With the festive bells ringing, blaring to be exact, the penchant to look your very best is at an all time high! If you want a quick fix to fitness then laser tag is the way to gun it. …
  5. Egypt's Photographers Get Ready to Party

    10.04 / 17:00 albawaba.com Albawaba.com - Middle Easte
    Egypt’s Photopia and Darb 1718 have joined forces and bring back the mammoth photography event: CAIROGRAPHIE . Photographers in Cairo can participate and submit their masterpieces in “Transitions”, the first edition of the photography festival. You must make sure to do so, however, before October 15. © Scoop Empire 2017. All rights reserved. read more…
  6. IOC, Tokyo organizers aim to cut costs for 2020 Olympics

    10.04 / 16:26 albawaba.com Albawaba.com - Middle Easte
    The International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo organizing committee wrapped up a two-day project review on Wednesday vowing to cut costs for the 2020 Games and address concerns over water pollution in Tokyo Bay. © Copyright Al-Ahram Publishing House read …
  7. 6 Seconds.. Is the Time Employers Spend on Your CV

    10.04 / 14:51 albawaba.com Albawaba.com - Middle Easte
    Nowadays, recruiters take a maximum of 6 seconds to decide whether or not to read your CV. The key is to hook him/her during these first seconds. Your CV or resume is your advert, your personal billboard if you will, and while it should be simple and easy to read, it should also be eye-catching and comprehensive. Tough to do, right? We're here to help. © Al Nisr Publishing LLC 2017. All …
  8. Don't Tell your Kids, Santa's Tomb Possibly Found in Turkey

    10.04 / 14:51 albawaba.com Albawaba.com - Middle Easte
    Archaeologists believe that they have found the tomb of Saint Nicholas underneath a church in Demre, Turkey It could take months before experts can unearth the tomb and confirm that the remains are genuine Old Saint Nick were previously believed to have been smuggled to the Italian city of Bari by merchants Saint Nicholas, known for his genorosity, was turned into legend by Dutch migrants which then became the modern tale of Santa Claus …
  9. Restaurants in Saudi Arabia to List Calories on Menus Soon

    10.04 / 14:51 albawaba.com Albawaba.com - Middle Easte
    Restaurants and cafes will now have to display calories on the menus of meals provided by them, according to an initiative launched by the Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA).The initiative is being carried out in cooperation with the Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs and the Consumer Protection Association, Saudi Press Agency reported. © Copyright 2017 The Saudi Gazette. All Rights …
  10. Saudi Arabia's Attempts at Fostering Entertainment

    10.04 / 14:51 albawaba.com Albawaba.com - Middle Easte
    A press conference was held at the Jeddah Chamber of Commerce on Monday to discuss details of the tourism and entertainment forum in Jeddah that begin on Oct. 9. The press meeting was attended by Prince Abdullah bin Saud, chairman of the Tourism and Leisure Committee and the chairman of the forum; the secretary-general of the chamber, Hassan bin Ibrahim Dahlan; the director general of the General Authority of Tourism in the Makkah region,Mohammed bin Abdullah Al-Amari; and representatives…
  11. Turkish President Erdogan Arrives in Iran for Official Visit

    10.04 / 14:51 albawaba.com Albawaba.com - Middle Easte
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived Wednesday in the Iranian capital Tehran for an official visit. He was welcomed at Mehrabad airport by Iranian Minister of Industry, Minerals and Trade Mohammad Shariat Madar, along with the Turkish Ambassador to Tehran Riza Hakan Tekin and Turkish Chief of Staff Hulusi Akar. © Copyright Andolu Ajansi read …
  12. Kate Winslet Reuniting with Titanic Director for More Avatar Films

    10.04 / 13:40 albawaba.com Albawaba.com - Middle Easte
    Kate Winslet will be reuniting with filmmaker James Cameron for the first time in 20 years to star in the director's upcoming slate of Avatarsequels. Copyright © UPI, 2017. All Rights Reserved. read …
  13. Cyber Attacks on the Rise in the Oil and Gas Industry: Experts

    10.04 / 13:40 albawaba.com Albawaba.com - Middle Easte
    The oil and natural gas business could be the next big industry targeted by cybercriminals, organizers of a security conference in Abu Dhabi said. The second annual Security and Energy conference is scheduled in Abu Dhabi next month, but organizers said Tuesday they were sounding the alarm bells early about the threat to the oil and gas business. Copyright © UPI, 2017. All Rights Reserved. …
  14. Minimum Wage for Expats Bringing in Families Slashed in Oman

    10.04 / 12:45 albawaba.com Albawaba.com - Middle Easte
    Oman has halved the minimum salary required before an expat is permitted to have their family join them to live in the Sultanate.  The decision to slash the minimum wage requirement from 600 rials ($1,558) to 300 rials ($779) daily newspaper Al Abri reported, citing a tweet issued by Shoura Council Member, Sultan bin Majid Al-Abri. Copyright: Arab News © 2017 All rights reserved. …
  15. Former al-Nusra Front Leader Critically Injured in Russian Airstrike in Syria

    10.04 / 12:45 albawaba.com Albawaba.com - Middle Easte
    The head of a Syrian rebel group formerly affiliated to al-Qaeda, Abu Mohammed al-Jolani, has been maimed in a Russian airstrike in Syria, Moscow said on Wednesday. Russia's defense ministry said that the former al-Nusra Front leader lost an arm and is in a "critical condition" following the strike that also killed 12 Hayat Tahrir al-Sham commanders, including Jolani's security chief. …
  16. Jordan Second-Freest Economy in the Middle East, After UAE

    10.04 / 12:45 albawaba.com Albawaba.com - Middle Easte
    Jordan was ranked 39th freest economy globally and second regionally after the UAE in the Economic Freedom of the World (EFW): 2017 Annual Report, published by the Canadian Fraser Institute. The Kingdom achieved a rating of 7.47 out of 10 in the EFW index, which ranks a total of 159 countries to analyse the impact of cross-country differences in economic freedom and freedom variations across three decades, according to the report. …
  17. Female Lebanese Major Sacked for Liking Tweet Against Saudi Women Driving

    10.04 / 12:30 albawaba.com Albawaba.com - Middle Easte
    A major in the Lebanese military has been fired for liking a tweet The tweet was mocking Saudi women after they were given the right to drive Suzan al-Haj Hobeiche had been described as "Lebanon's most powerful woman" She claims that she liked the tweet by accident   A senior Lebanese military official has lost her job after liking a tweet mocking Saudi women. © 2000 - 2017 Al Bawaba …
  18. UN Adds a Saudi-Led Coalition to Blacklist for Killing Children in Yemen

    10.04 / 12:30 albawaba.com Albawaba.com - Middle Easte
    A confidential draft United Nations report on violations against children has listed a Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen. The leaked blacklist reportedly named the coalition for killing and maiming children in Yemen, noting that it has put in place measures to improve child protection. Copyright @ 2017 The New Arab. read…
  19. Saudi Arabia: SR3.2 Billion Public Transport System to Launch in Mecca

    10.04 / 12:30 albawaba.com Albawaba.com - Middle Easte
    Prince Khaled Al Faisal, emir of Mecca and president of the Mecca Development Authority, signed on Tuesday a contract worth SR3.2 billion for Mecca public transport system. The contract, to carry out import, operation and maintenance of Mecca Public Transportation Program (MPTP) buses, was awarded to a consortium comprising the Saudi Nesma company and the Spanish transport company TCC. © …
  20. Saudi Aramco to Join King Salman in Historic Visit to Russia

    10.04 / 11:29 albawaba.com Albawaba.com - Middle Easte
    Saudi Aramco will participate in the historic visit to Russia by Saudi Arabia's King Salman from October 4 to 7, the company said in a statement.  The visit will reinforce the already strong relationship between Saudi Arabia and Russia, primarily driven by the fact it is creating the much desired synergy between two highly influential energy powers of the world, it added in the statement. …