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'Freedom day' goes against science of COVID-19

  • After 16 very long months of repeated lockdowns and restrictions, there is nothing all of us would like to see more than the coronavirus pandemic being confined to history. Who in their right mind would object to resuming our lives as they were before we were so harshly introduced to this letha...
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'Gift from Pakistan': Free medical center built by expats opens in Dubai 

  • DUBAI: Pakistani expats in the United Arab Emirates have come together to build a first-of-its-kind free medical facility, the Pakistan Medical Center (PMC), in Dubai, where people of all nationalities who can not afford health care will be served. PMC, which opened on October 5 and is locate...
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1 dead, 23 hurt from fireworks

  • Emergency units at different hospitals received and treated 23 cases of burns to the face and hands and recorded one death due to fireworks explosions over the last two days. Seven cases were in Baha and the other 17 were in areas near Taif.Siraj Al-Humaidan, spokesman for Health Affairs in Taif,...
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100 years of Indian cinema: For better or for worse

  • MUMBAI: One hundred years after the screening of a black-and-white silent film, India’s brash, song-and-dance-laden Bollywood film industry celebrates its centenary later this week....
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100,000 Indian Hajis to ride Mashaer trains

  • Around 100,000 Indian pilgrims will be able to use the Mashaer Haj metro system. Speaking to Arab News Sunday, Indian Haj Consul Shaikh Mohammed Noor Rahman said that 50,532 pilgrims had arrived on Friday and a further 4,966 had arrived on Saturday....
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123m fake goods seized in 2015

  • JEDDAH: The Customs Department seized almost 123 million pieces of counterfeit items at the ports across the Kingdom last year, Mohammed Al-Ghamdi, the general director of Jeddah Islamic Port Customs (JIP) has said.“The advanced equipment and system at the ports can detect things in the...
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15-kg tumor removed from Saudi woman

  • An eight-member medical team from King Fahd Central Hospital in Jazan has successfully removed a 15-kg tumor from a Saudi woman, local media said.Prior to the application of the procedure, the woman, in her thirties, had undergone extensive testing, which showed that there was a 30-cm diameter...
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18kg cyst removed from 17-year-old girl

  • JEDDAH: A medical team from Ministry of Health's Maternity and Child Hospital in Makkah removed a huge cyst from a 17-year-old girl.The 18kg cyst was one-third of the total weight of the girl, according to a website.The patient arrived at the hospital complaining of pain and swelling of an...
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18m Captagon pills seized over two years

  • JEDDAH: A whopping 18 million Captagon pills were seized by customs officials at Dhuba port over the past two years.This is according to Ali Al-Atwi, director general of Dhuba’s customs department, who said that 11 million Captagon tablets were hidden in an item of mechanical parts in 2014...
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1976 Olympic champion boxer Howard Davis Jr. dies at 59

  • MIAMI: Olympic champion boxer Howard Davis Jr. has died in Florida. He was 59.His wife says his diagnosis of stage 4 lung cancer in February, just before his birthday, came as a shock, because Davis had never smoked.Karla Guadamuz-Davis tells The Associated Press that her husband died Wednesday...
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