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Omar Yaghi living proof of why we should follow our dreams

  • In an interview this week, Omar Yaghi explained how he had spent his life pursuing his passion of chemistry. I don’t understand all the principles and equations, but basically he talked about coming up with a process to harvest water from the atmosphere. Yaghi, a world-renowned Jordanian scien...
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In Israel, Miss Universe says pageant no place for politics

  • JERUSALEM: The reigning Miss Universe said Wednesday the long-running beauty pageant shouldn’t be politicized, even though its next edition is being held in Israel amid pressure on contestants to drop out in solidarity with the Palestinians. The 70th Miss Universe pageant is being staged in th...
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Pandemic shows AI is now a ‘must-have’ in Saudi hospitals, says CEO of Philips Healthcare

  • RIYADH: As artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things herald a new way of life in Saudi Arabia, healthcare is set to be a core feature of the so-called “Fourth Industrial Revolution”. Saudi Arabia’s National Transformation Program — an aspect of Vision 2030, implementing the necessary...
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Empowering the world’s poor and our youth

  • Over the past two weeks, the world has been following events at the COP26 Climate Change Conference in Glasgow. We did not expect much in substance from this gathering of global leaders and our expectations have been largely confirmed. As we anticipated, there was a lot of talk and empty announ...
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Israel fails to suppress human rights defenders

  • In 1975, the UN adopted a resolution that accurately described Zionism, a political movement, as “a form of racism.” A total of 72 nations supported Resolution 3379, while 35 nations opposed it. Another 32 nations abstained, likely fearing repercussions from the US, which sends billions of doll...
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Bangladeshi farmers revive ancient hydroponics

  • DHAKA: In the lowlands of Bangladesh, where the changing climate brings floodwaters that remain for months, farmers are reviving an ancient form of hydroponics to stay afloat. As the annual flood season is now twice longer than in the past, vast areas of Barisal region — the southern part of t...
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Flash sales, ‘buy 1 get 1 free’ deals & more: Noon announces biggest ever Yellow Friday Sale

  • Noon.com, the region’s homegrown digital marketplace, has announced its November lineup packed with sale offers and culminating in what is set to be the biggest ever Yellow Friday Sale, live from Nov. 22 until midnight on Nov. 28. Noon’s customers will see incredible price drops kicking off th...
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Arab Americans must build on electoral progress

  • Many Arab Americans believe their empowerment comes from being tied to a political party, either Democratic or Republican. But that is not true. Their empowerment is tied to their independence and they should not blindly follow either party. They should always keep their options open. They have...
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Israeli human rights violations likely to worsen

  • The only time any government declares a human rights organization to be a terrorist group is when that organization is shining a bright light on its human rights violations. Last week, Israel’s apartheid government didn’t just declare one human rights organization to be a terrorist group, it i...
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FII: Bank chiefs, CEOs pass mixed verdict on cryptocurrency investment

  • RIYADH: The verdict on cryptocurrency products and funds was mixed as CEOs, central bank chiefs, investors and policymakers exchanged views on the topic on the first day of the Future Investment Forum in the Saudi capital. The three-day forum, which is themed “Invest in Humanity,” includes ta...
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