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Saudi snowboarder aspires to reach Beijing Winter Olympics

  • Attempting to inspire a six-man squad from Saudi Arabia to next month’s Winter Olympics in Beijing after less than a year of training is ostensibly an unachievable quest. Yousif Kurdi, captain of Saudi Arabia’s first Winter Olympics squad, is also in the process of setting up his own busin...
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Israeli killings of Palestinians are brushed aside unless victim is American

  • Coverage of violence by Israeli soldiers and armed settlers follows a distinct pattern in which the Israelis defend their actions and describe the victims as “terrorists.” With the “terrorist” label applied, the US — Israel’s biggest financial benefactor to the tune of more than $3.3 billion a...
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Illegal Amazon gold seeps into supply chains

  • SAO PAOLO: The medals were billed as the most sustainable ever produced. To match the festive spirit of South America’s first Olympics, officials from Brazil, the host country for the 2016 games in Rio de Janeiro, boasted that the medals hung around the necks of athletes on the winners’ ...
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US turns a blind eye to Israeli violence against Palestinians

  • Last year was the deadliest for Israeli violence against Palestinians since 2014, when Israel invaded the Gaza Strip and killed more than 2,310 Palestinians, according to B’Tselem, the Israeli human rights watchdog. Data that exposes Israel’s propaganda lies is one reason Israel wants to outl...
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A candidate who deserves Arab American support

  • Of the 435 members of the US House of Representatives, fewer than 10 percent vote to support Palestinian rights and only slightly more support pro-Arab issues. Those speaking out for Palestine in Congress are a small and lonely group. The largest proposed legislation in support of Palestinian...
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Doctors rescue Saudi child by extracting bracelet from his stomach: report

  • RIYADH: A team of doctors managed to extract a potentially dangerous bracelet from the stomach of a Saudi six-year-old child. A team of medical specialists at King Abdulaziz Hospital in Jeddah conducted a two-and-a-half hour operation to save the child, who was admitted to hospital a few days ...
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Egypt ‘digitally unwraps’ mummy of famed pharaoh

  • CAIRO: Egypt has “digitally unwrapped” the mummy of famed Pharaoh Amenhotep I, revealing its secrets for the first time since it was discovered in 1881 without disturbing his funerary mask. Thanks to the advanced digital 3D imagery, researchers unearthed new mummification techniques used for t...
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In UAE desert, camels compete for crowns

  • LIWA, UAE: Deep in the desert of the UAE, the moment that camel breeders had been waiting for arrived. Families hauled their camels through wind-carved sands. Servers poured tiny cups of Arabic coffee. Judges descended on desert lots. A single question loomed over the grandstand: Which camel...
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Egypt sends suspect to US to face charges of defrauding Kuwaiti Embassy

  • CHICAGO: The US District Court for the District of Columbia unsealed the indictment of a suspect who was returned from Egypt to the US on Dec. 14 to face fraud and money laundering charges involving the Kuwaiti Embassy in Washington, D.C. Assistant Attorney General Kenneth A. Polite Jr. of th...
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Regional influencers Abdulaziz Baz, Osama Marwah star in Ray-Ban’s latest campaign

  • DUBAI: Regional influencers Abdulaziz Baz and Osama Marwah are the stars of Italian eyewear brand Ray-Ban’s latest campaign that pays tribute to the UAE. On Monday, Baz shared the promotional video on Instagram with his 5 million followers, in which he and Marwah were seen dancing to upb...
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