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A human rights expert says the US withdrawal doomed Afghan women to a dire future

Today, Wednesday, an official from Women for Afghan Women said that women in Afghanistan are in a difficult situation as a result of the US withdrawal from the country last year. According to Kevin Schumacher, the organization’s deputy executive director, of all the people in Afghanistan, women suffer the most and face the greatest threats. …

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Desalination projects in Saudi Arabia aim at sustainability and energy

RIYADH: Desalination doubled in Saudi Arabia over the past decade to reach 2.2 billion cubic meters in 2021, compared to 1.1 billion cubic meters annually in 2010, thanks to the comprehensive overhaul of some existing plants and the introduction of new technologies. For example, Jubail 2, one of the largest desalination plants in the Kingdom …

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Saudi Arabia stresses the importance of international cooperation to support global economic growth in the Group of Twenty

RIYADH: Saudi companies topped the group in Forbes’ annual list of the 100 best Arab family businesses with 37 entries, followed by the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait with 25 and 8 entries, respectively. According to a Forbes press release, these three countries made up 75 percent of the top 20 countries on the list. …

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Tom Hanks walks the heartstrings with Disney + ‘Pinocchio’

Dubai: What’s the point of retelling a famous story if you can’t make it relevant to the current audience? So asks Hollywood actor Tom Hanks, eager to present a new take on the famous director Robert Zemeckis’ “Pinocchio” retelling of the beloved cartoon’s tale. “You can’t just make a realistic version of what an animated …

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Rare works by leading Gulf artists on display in a new exhibition at NYU Abu Dhabi

Dubai: “In art history, the global south has been underrepresented. Within that, the Arab world has been underrepresented. Within texts dealing with the greater Middle East, the Gulf has been marginalized. We wanted to somehow reclaim ownership of that space.” Dr. Aisha Stobe talks about “The Modern Gulf,” an exhibition she curated at NYU Abu …

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Overview: Don’t Worry My Love resonates at the Venice Film Festival around the world today

Dubai: “In art history, the global south has been underrepresented. Within that, the Arab world has been underrepresented. Within texts dealing with the greater Middle East, the Gulf has been marginalized. We wanted to somehow reclaim ownership of that space.” Dr. Aisha Stobe talks about “The Modern Gulf,” an exhibition she curated at NYU Abu …

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Ericsson, Qualcomm and Thales to take 5G into space

Huawei Tech Investment Saudi Arabia has announced that its flagship foldable smartphone, Huawei Mate Xs 2, will soon be available for pre-order in the local market. Inheriting Huawei’s classic external foldable design, the Mate Xs 2 leverages its strengths of being ultra-light, ultra-slim, flat and ultra-reliable, to offer consumers the best experience. With the new …

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