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‘Zuckerberg of the desert’: Pakistani computer geek connects Thar to global online market

  • MITHI, Sindh: The Thar Desert in Pakistan, which mostly remains in the news due to extreme human suffering caused by droughts, poverty and unemployment, may come to be the next hub of information technology in the country due to an inspiring young man who has connected its population to the glo...
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Congressman says US foreign policy has ‘blind spot’ on Israel-Palestine conflict

  • CHICAGO: American foreign policy has a “blind spot” when it comes to getting accurate information on challenges facing Israelis and Palestinians or achieving peace, Illinois Congressman Sean Casten (D-6th) told Arab News Wednesday. Elected in 2018 after defeating conservative Peter Roskam, Ca...
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‘New precedent’: Pakistani woman fights prejudice, becomes first deaf doctor in Balochistan

  • QUETTA: As Dr. Mahwish Sharif entered the tuberculosis ward at the Fatima Jinnah Chest Hospital in Pakistan’s Balochistan province last week, she reached up to her ears to make sure her hearing aid was in place. This is a routine check for Sharif, the first doctor in Balochistan with a hearin...
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Pro-Israel media’s hypocritical approach to Palestinian rhetoric

  • Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib this month proposed a resolution calling on the US Congress to recognize the Nakba (catastrophe), in which pre-Israeli state Jewish terrorists massacred Palestinian civilians and forced Christians and Muslims to flee their homes. This resolution was the first of its ...
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Bernie Ecclestone arrested in Brazil for illegally carrying a gun

  • SAO PAULO: Former Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone was arrested in Brazil late on Wednesday for illegally carrying a gun while boarding a private plane to Switzerland, local police said on Thursday. The Brazilian police found an undocumented LW Seecamp .32 gun in Ecclestone’s luggage duri...
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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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Israel has never been held to account for its attack on USS Liberty 55 years ago, US vets say

  • CHICAGO: US military veteran survivors of the June 8, 1967 Israeli attack on the USS Liberty communications ship said on Wednesday that they were betrayed and “stabbed in their spine” by US government efforts to protect Israel and suppress details of the unprovoked assault. Five survivors fro...
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New silent intifada threatens Israel’s apartheid

  • Violence between Israelis and Palestinians has increased and threatens to overrun Israel, but it seems like much of the mainstream news media and the Tel Aviv government are playing it down and hoping it will just go away. Israel has much to fear from a potential third intifada. It would not j...
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Illinois speaker backs legislation recognizing Arabs as minority contractors

  • CHICAGO: Emanuel “Chris” Welch, the speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives, announced on Friday during a visit to a mosque that he supports the adoption of a law that would grant Arab and Muslim contractors special “minority” status when they bid for a share of more than $46 billion i...
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‘Elections did not undermine Hezbollah but gives Lebanon chance to reorganize’ says spokesman for the American Task Force on Lebanon

  • CHICAGO: The result of Lebanon’s elections should not lead people to believe that Hezbollah has been undermined but should be seen as an opportunity to restructure the country’s political dynamics, a spokesman for the American Task Force on Lebanon said on Wednesday. Jean AbiNader, ATFL vice p...
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