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In northeast India, music offers dying languages a lifeline

  • NEW DELHI: When the Tetseo Sisters began their career in the 1990s, they had the choice of singing in English, but it soon became clear to them that music, a universal language, could serve a purpose more important than fame by helping to save Chokri, their dying native tongue. Chokri, a Sino...
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Increasing role of women at UN is one of this year’s priorities, spokesperson says

  • CHICAGO: One of the priorities of the new president of the 77th UN General Assembly, Csaba Korosi, and this year’s meetings is to increase the presence and involvement of women, his spokesperson Paulina Kubiak told Arab News on Wednesday. The 77th Annual General Assembly of the United Nations...
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Saudi Arabia to roll out AI-powered security screening system at airports

  • RIYADH: Artificial Intelligence security screening technology, known as ICMOR, is set to be rolled out in airports across Saudi Arabia, the Kingdom's General Authority of Civil Aviation has said The announcement was made during the 2nd Global AI Summit in Riyadh on Sept.14. This follow...
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Palestinians right to take fight for statehood back to UN

  • A year before Israel declared its existence, the UN created its Special Committee on Palestine, known as UNSCOP, to investigate and find a solution to the growing conflict. Instead of participating, the Palestinian leadership at the time did what has become the Palestinians’ political answer ...
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‘Next-generation’ theme park SeaWorld Abu Dhabi to open in 2023

  • DUBAI: SeaWorld Abu Dhabi, a next-generation marine-life theme park on Yas Island, is 90 per cent complete and will open in 2023, property developer Miral announced on Wednesday. The development includes the UAE’s first dedicated marine research, rescue, rehabilitation and return center. To b...
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Saudi International Iron & Steel Conference kicks off on Sept. 12 with regional and global participation

  • RIYADH: The second edition of the Saudi International Iron and Steel Conference will kick off on Sept. 12 in Riyadh, with the participation of regional and global industry leaders and experts, as the Kingdom aims to become a major player on the map of the global steel industry.  ...
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Leading Chicago mayoral candidates vow to defend rights of Arab, Muslim citizens

  • CHICAGO: Arab and Muslim Americans have been the victims of “bad policies” by Chicago’s mayors over recent years but two of the leading candidates running in the Feb. 28, 2023, election vow to change that if they win. Alderman Raymond Lopez and Dr. Willie Wilson told Arab News in separate int...
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Politics of hate prevent the discussion of big issues

  • America is polarized and divided and the world must wonder whether or not it can fulfill its supposed role as “leader of the free world.” What exactly that phrase is supposed to mean, I just do not know any more, given the internal fighting that dominates this country. President Joe Biden, a D...
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In Pakistan, there is hope amid the horror

  • There are times when the scale of the tragedy is so great that words fail you. Syllables and sentences are poor tools when it comes to describing the apocalypse. The numbers begin to numb us: millions displaced, a third of the country underwater, hundreds upon hundreds of villages, towns and ho...
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Saudi Arabia’s undersea treasures a magnet for scuba divers

  • RIYADH: Saudi Arabia may be famous for its infinitely flowing sand dunes and jagged mountain ranges, but it is also host to a lesser-known and altogether different environment — one that is cool, silent, kaleidoscopic and teeming with animal and plant life. This is the underwater world of the...
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