6 die in crash of Vietnam-era helicopter in West Virginia

  • LOGAN, West Virginia: A Vietnam-era helicopter showcased in action movies crashed on a rural West Virginia road, killing all six people on board, during an annual reunion for helicopter enthusiasts. The Federal Aviation Administration said the Bell UH-1B “Huey” helicopter crashed along Route 1...
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Arab singer Dana Salah shines on New York’s Times Square billboard

  • DUBAI: If you’re looking to add something fresh to your playlist, Palestinian-Jordanian singer Dana Salah’s fusion of Arabic, Latin and Western music could be just the thing. Streaming service Spotify announced last month that pop-indie artist Salah, formerly known as King Deco, is the second...
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‘Goodfellas’ actor Ray Liotta dead

  • LOS ANGELES: Actor Ray Liotta, who starred in Martin Scorsese’s gangster classic “Goodfellas,” has died in the Dominican Republic, the country’s cinema authority said Thursday. He was 67. Liotta, whose blistering turn as real-life mobster Henry Hill in Scorsese’s crime masterpiece won universa...
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Saudi artist’s ‘The Teaching Tree’ symbolizes Kingdom’s great change

  • VENICE: A large 40-meter-long form that seems to writhe gently like a living being takes up the entirety of the pavilion of Saudi Arabia. The organically formed structure is covered in palm fronds painted in black and moves, ever so slightly, powered by pneumatics. Titled “The Teaching Tree” ...
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Keep skin hydrated this Ramadan with these moisturizers

  • DUBAI: Just because it’s Ramadan doesn’t mean your skin needs to fast too. In fact, a nourishing, hydrating moisturizer is more important than ever during the holy season as abstaining from water for hours during the day can lead the skin to lose moisture, resulting in a dry, dehydrated dermis....
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Broadcasting Adhan allowable in many American cities, Minneapolis Muslim leader says

  • CHICAGO: A Muslim member of the Minneapolis City Council who successfully sponsored a law to permit the broadcast of the Adhan “Call to Prayer” from the city’s nearly 40 mosques, said on Wednesday that it can easily be approved in many other cities across America. Jamal Osman, who was elected ...
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Fashion fits in Ramadan as part of culture and civilization, say Saudi designers

  • JEDDAH: Aside from the religious and spiritual duties that Muslims strive to complete during Ramadan, the fasting month is also a time for gatherings and maintaining kinship. This means it is also an occasion to dress up and look one’s best. Women put away their jeans and shirts and put on the...
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We ‘heart’ Dove Cameron’s Zuhair Murad look at the iHeartRadio Music awards

  • DUBAI: The 2022 iHeartRadio Music Awards’ red carpet was packed with striking looks as the biggest stars across all genres of the industry descended upon Los Angeles’s Shrine Auditorium. They showed up wearing their most show-stopping get-ups to celebrate this year’s most-played artists and son...
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Arab Americans prepare to celebrate April heritage month events

  • CHICAGO: Every April since 2017, Arab Americans throughout the US celebrate their heritage and contributions to the nation during “Arab American Heritage Month,” featuring dinners, festivals and cultural presentations. The national event is similar to heritage months that recognize the achieve...
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Comely camel pouts its way to record beauty prize in Qatar

  • AL SHAHANIA, Qatar: The lips pouted to perfection, the neck was long and poised, and the judges were sure that no Botox was involved as they awarded Qatar’s largest cash prize for a camel beauty contest in front of an enthusiastic crowd. Hundreds of spectators, who poured into the isolated des...
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