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ICC names Pakistan’s Fatima Sana as Women’s Emerging Cricketer of the Year

  • ISLAMABAD: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Sunday acknowledged Pakistani cricketer Fatima Sana’s contributions to the international cricket and named her as the Women’s Emerging Cricketer of the Year for “ruling the roost” in 2021.  Sana, who made her debut against South Africa...
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Sameh Shoukry asks Omanis to invest in Egypt

  • CAIRO: Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry met with the Omani Deputy Prime Minister for Cabinet Affairs Fahd bin Mahmoud Al-Said in Muscat on Sunday, to discuss bilateral relations and taking advantage of the developmental and economic boom in Egypt.  Ambassador Ahmed Hafez, spo...
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Experts say Pakistani PM wrongly used Responsibility to Protect reference for Afghanistan

  • ISLAMABAD: Former diplomats and policy experts on Sunday said the United Nations’ (UN) principle of Responsibility to Protect (R2P) did not cover humanitarian assistance and was wrongly used by Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan in his appeal to the world for desperate Afghans.  The huma...
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Pakistan’s Mohammad Rizwan named ICC T20I Cricketer of the Year

  • ISLAMABAD: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Sunday named Pakistan’s star cricketer Mohammad Rizwan the ICC Men’s T20I Cricketer of the Year. The Pakistani wicketkeeper-batter ruled the roost in 2021 when it came to the shortest format of the game, the ICC said. “Sheer consistency, i...
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Egyptian ready-made garments exports hit an all-time high at $2.49bn 

  • The value of Egyptian ready-made garment exports set an all-time high record during 2021. They increased to $2.49 billion, up from $1.457 billion the previous year, amounting to a 41 percent increase. The Ready-made Garments Export Council has attracted 23 new factories in 2021, with 11 fac...
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Arab League convenes to discuss Houthi aggression on UAE

  • CAIRO: Saudi Arabia’s permanent representative to the Arab League said systematic attacks carried out by Yemen’s Houthi militia targeting populated areas and vital installations in the Kingdom and the UAE represents an attack on the national capabilities of Arab Gulf states. Speaking duri...
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Saudi Aramco balances competing priorities as IKTVA enters 6th year

  • LONDON: The focal point of Saudi Aramco’s forthcoming In-Kingdom Total Value Add Forum will be the company’s initiative, launched in 2015, to further develop a local supply chain.  In Aramco’s own words, the intention is to “transform and diversify the Kingdom’s economy through partn...
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Maqta Gateway launches inspection & clearance services on ATLP

  • Maqta Gateway, the digital arm of AD Ports Group, has unveiled a new inspection and clearance module as part of its Advanced Trade and Logistics Platform. The move is in line with its continued mission to digitally transform trade and logistics in Abu Dhabi. Inaugurated in May 2020 by Sheikh K...
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Clean hydrocarbon tech is needed for energy transition and climate change

  • It was recently announced that a clean hydrocarbon technology solutions fund would be launched by the Middle East Green Initiative being spearheaded by Saudi Arabia. The fund will finance technology solutions to improve hydrocarbon infrastructure which could reduce emissions by more than 10 per...
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Families mourn Indian victims of Houthi strike on UAE

  • NEW DELHI: Mourners in India’s northern state of Punjab on Saturday attended the funerals of two compatriots killed in a recent attack by Houthi rebels on the UAE. Two Indians and a Pakistani were killed when the drone and missile strikes hit fuel trucks near Abu Dhabi airport on Monday, caus...
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