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Pakistan to set up cricket training camp ahead of ODI series against West Indies

  • ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced on Saturday it would set up a training camp for Pakistani cricketers from June 1 for the upcoming three-match one-day international (ODI) series against the West Indies. The ODIs were part of the West Indies tour of Pakistan in December 20...
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With 500,000 jobs and 50 new companies, PIF finds Saudi Arabia a place in the sun

  • RIYADH: When Saudi Arabia announced its Vision 2030 in 2016, aimed at accelerating the growth of the non-oil sector, skeptics doubted how a nation that has been relying heavily on oil-based revenue for so many decades would execute it with perfection. Six years later, the progress made by the...
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KAEC gears up to become the automotive capital of the region, CEO says

  • JEDDAH: The King Abdullah Economic City is all poised to become the automotive capital of the region, with car companies evincing interest in setting manufacturing facilities in the city, said its CEO Cyril Piaia. The megacity has been finalizing deals with car manufacturers after the US-base...
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Banks should embrace fintech startups, not fight them

  • The word disruption is often heard in the banking industry and is impossible to ignore. A key disrupter is financial technology, or fintech, with the number of startups and capital invested in this sector growing rapidly in the Gulf. In response, established banks need to combine old and new wo...
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Green startup to raise funds via NFT to clear plastics off the oceans

  • DUBAI: For many companies, sustainability is a corporate social responsibility initiative on the fringes; for Oceans and Us, a Dubai-based startup initiated by serial entrepreneur Joel Michael, it is the core area of focus. But the future health of our planet is not the only forward-thinking ...
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Real Madrid beats Liverpool 1-0 for 14th European Cup title

  • PARIS: Real Madrid became European champion for a record-extending 14th time after beating Liverpool 1-0 in a Champions League final that started 37 minutes late because of disturbing crowd issues outside the Stade de France on Saturday. Brazil winger Vinícius Júnior applied a close-range fini...
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How a visually impaired talented Saudi realized her full potential

  • DUBAI: Ebtehal Al-Nasir was in her first year of medical school when she lost her sight as a result of illness. She had long dreamed of becoming a doctor but suddenly it felt like a successful career in any field was now out of her reach. “I wondered what would happen to the hard work I had p...
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Saudi student brings hope to deaf drivers with award-winning invention

  • RIYADH: A Saudi medical student has won a string of an international awards for an invention that opens up a new world for hearing impaired or deaf drivers by dramatically improving their safety behind the wheel. Renad bint Musaed Al-Hussein, a student at the College of Medicine at King Saud ...
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Is the Syrian front about to witness new disruption?

  • Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has threatened a new incursion into the northeast of Syria. He said last Thursday that a decision would be taken on the matter. Turkey today can benefit from the position it acquired due to the Ukraine war to impose its conditions on the different players....
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Queen Elizabeth’s platinum jubilee could be a turning point

  • Queen Elizabeth celebrates 70 years on the British throne in the coming week, with her platinum jubilee shining a spotlight on the uncertain future of not only the monarchy, but also the UK and the Commonwealth. The queen is now 96 and, sadly, her health has visibly declined in the past year s...
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