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Saudi edtech startup AlGooru raises $1.8m in seed funding

  • RIYADH: AlGooru, a Saudi-based edtech startup, raised $1.8 million in a seed funding round with participation from Saudi venture capital firms, RAZ Group, RZM Investments, 100 Ventures, and RAY Investments. The company provides an educational platform for students to easily connect with a poo...
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Technology key to tackling the people smugglers

  • Human smuggling continues to be a deadly problem. There was a gruesome discovery in Texas this week, with more than 50 migrants found dead in an abandoned truck trailer in a remote area of San Antonio. The US Department of Homeland Security is now leading the investigation into how this tragedy...
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Arab Americans losing major benefits from US Census’ ‘discriminatory’ exclusion

  • CHICAGO: The continued exclusion of Arab Americans from being counted in the decennial US Census is “another form of discrimination,” resulting in the loss of financial benefits and critical data needed for healthcare and other programs, according to Samer Khalaf, national president of the Amer...
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Congresswoman Newman ousted by fellow Democrats over pro-Palestinian, progressive views

  • CHICAGO: Although many Arab activists will point a finger at former president Donald Trump and blame him for racism and discrimination against their community, one of the newest and loudest voices supporting Palestinian rights was ousted by the Democratic Party they supported during Tuesday’s I...
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Arab Americans want to be empowered, not labeled as ‘MENA’

  • President Joe Biden’s administration this month authorized a review by the US Office of Management and Budget with the purpose of revising the process used to identify race and ethnicity in America. The process will take two years to complete, according to Chief Statistician Dr. Karin Orvis. B...
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‘Holodoctor’ service for Hajj pilgrims

  • RIYADH: Saudi Health Minister Fahad Al-Jalajel has launched a “holodoctor” service, in partnership with the Saudi Telecommunications Co., that would allow medical practitioners to treat Hajj pilgrims virtually. These services include “inspection, diagnosis, and disbursing medicines” through d...
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Trilogy: Canelo aims to finish Golovkin rivalry with a KO

  • NEW YORK: A split draw in the first fight and then a majority decision in favor of Canelo Alvarez in the second. So, how about a knockout in the third chapter to settle once and for all the fierce rivalry between the Mexican superstar and Gennady Golovkin? “From the first round I’m gonna go...
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Saudi minister meets US investors ahead of Biden visit

  • RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Investment has met with leading US CEOs as ties between the two countries warm up ahead of US President Joe Biden's visit to the Kingdom next month. Khalid Al-Falih participated in a CEO roundtable with US companies and a high level Saudi delegation on ...
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Saudi virtual hospital saves life of 70-year-old heart victim

  • RIYADH: A cardiology team at Saudi Arabia’s Seha Virtual Hospital supervised a remote operation to save the life of a 70-year-old woman suffering from severe heart pain. The patient arrived at the emergency department of King Fahd Specialist Hospital in Tabuk, complaining of severe pain in he...
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Sweltering streets: Hundreds of homeless die in extreme heat

  • PHOENIX: Hundreds of blue, green and grey tents are pitched under the sun’s searing rays in downtown Phoenix, a jumble of flimsy canvas and plastic along dusty sidewalks. Here, in the hottest big city in America, thousands of homeless people swelter as the summer’s triple digit temperatures arr...
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