Kuwait Assigns $20M In Humanitarian Aid for Yemen

Kuwait on Thursday expressed great concern over the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Yemen and said it will provide $20 million in emergency aid amid the "extremely alarming" condition in the country. Speaking at a ministerial meeting held virtually Thursday on the sideline of the 75th session of the UN's General Assembly, the Kuwaiti Acting Foreign Minister and Minister of Defense Sheik... More ...

Somalia's President Names New PM

Somalia's President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed has appointed a new prime minister hours after inking a deal with regional leaders for elections next year that abandons a promised one-person, one-vote model. Mohamed's office announced late Thursday the appointment of Mohamed Hussein Roble, a Swedish-trained civil engineer and political neophyte, and "wished him to take duties and tasks ahead with... More ...

UN, Germany Confirm Holding 2nd Int’l Summit on Libya

Farhan Haq, the deputy spokesman for UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, told Asharq Al-Awsat on Thursday that UN and German officials are actively preparing for holding a second international summit on Libya in October. Despite preparations being still underway, a German source told Asharq Al-Awsat that the conference has been slotted for October 5, 2020. “The German government and t... More ...

2 Turkish soldiers killed in North Iraq

Two Turkish soldiers were killed in an attack by PKK terrorists in a cross-border anti-terror operation area in northern Iraq, according to the Turkish National Defense Ministry, Anadolu reports. The soldiers were killed, and another was injured in an attack by the terrorists to the Operation Claw-Tiger area in northern Iraq on Thursday, the ministry said in a statement. The ministry... More ...

US officials to ban TikTok, WeChat downloads from Sunday

WASHINGTON: US officials on Friday ordered a ban on downloads of the popular Chinese-owned mobile applications WeChat and TikTok from Sunday, saying they threaten national security.   Read More: Parents warned that it had fallen into the hands of their children ... "Tik Tok" is racing against time to remove a suicide clip The move comes amid rising US-China tensions over technology ... More ...

Trump, Biden to campaign in Minnesota as early voting begins

President Donald Trump and his Democratic opponent, Joe Biden, will both travel to the key Midwestern state of Minnesota on Friday, as early voting begins there ahead of November’s election. Trump, who trails Biden in national polls, is playing offense in Minnesota in a bid to capture the state he narrowly lost to Democrat Hillary Clinton in 2016 while winning neighboring Wisconsin. But ... More ...

Including 7 Arabs .. List of 15 richest people in Africa

The 15 richest people in Africa have made their fortunes by investing in industries such as diamonds, oil and retail, with a combined net worth of $ 73.3 billion, according to Business Insider citing the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. Patrice Mozebi, a South African with a fortune of $ 2.2 billion, was considered the first African to appear on Forbes' list of world billionaires in 2008. The Nig... More ...

Human rights abuses persist in Burundi despite new gov't: UN

Human rights abuses including rape, murder and targeting of the country's youth persist in Burundi despite a change of government, a new United Nations report has revealed. The report, released on Thursday, looks at the period preceding and following the May election of retired general Evariste Ndayishimiye, a member of the governing party who came to power after the 15-year rule of Pierre... More ...

7 ways to deal with the messy return of schools and lead the next phase

The school year 2020-2021 differs from any academic year before it or after it, so it is not only the tension of the first day or getting to know the teachers, but the possibility of closing the school at any moment; For fear of the spread of Coronavirus cases. How do we deal with this unknown so that it does not reflect negatively on the enthusiastic and apprehensive students at the same time? ... More ...

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Smart tricks to choose the right clothes without trying them

After many countries relaxed the precautionary measures taken to prevent corona, some have the ability to shop and buy new clothes; However, many stores refuse to experiment with clothes, especially with the spread of the epidemic, which puts customers in a great dilemma. Fashion experts presented a set of smart tricks to choose the right piece, as follows: Avoid buying tight clothes that high... More ...

How do you wean your child?

Although the stage of breastfeeding is ideal for strengthening the relationship between the mother and the child, there is a time to end it and start the stage of the child eating solid food, as each age has its requirements for the correct nutrition to grow properly, and weaning a baby is one of the crucial issues in the life of the child and the mother, Dr. Wael Abdel Aal, Consultant Pediatric... More ...

Art Dubai announces new format for March event

Art Dubai today revealed details of its March return to a physical event. For the first time, the fair will be spread out at major art spaces across the UAE. In addition to its home at Madinat Jumeirah, programmes and events will take place at the Sharjah Art Foundation, the Jameel Arts Centre in Dubai and Warehouse421 in Abu Dhabi, which is supported by the Salama bint Hamdan Al Nahy... More ...
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5 reasons to add chia seeds to your diet

Learn all about the superfoods that will help you live a longer and healthier life. Devinder Bains, personal trainer and nutrition coach, fills you in…   Chia seeds might be tiny in size, but they pack quite a punch when it comes to nutrients. Blend them into superfood smoothies or oatmeal for breakfast, sprinkle them for a crunchy topping on an exotic fruit bowl or healthy bake, o... More ...

Van Morrison slammed as ‘dangerous’ over anti-lockdown protest songs

Music icon Van Morrison has penned three anti-lockdown songs protesting against the UK’s anti-coronavirus tactics. At the launch of what he called a campaign to save live music, Sir Van accused the government of “taking our freedoms”.   Read More: Ed Sheeran Announces Birth of Daughter Lyra Antarctica   Since lockdown orders were first imposed in the UK, the... More ...

Gonzolo Higuaín Signs with Miami after Leaving Juventus

Gonzalo Higuaín signed with Major League Soccer’s Inter Miami on Friday, a day after the 32-year-old forward terminated his contract with Italian champion Juventus. Higuaín signed as a designated player whose salary largest is not counted under the league’s salary cap. He dropped off last season to eight goals in 32 Serie A matches last and 11 goals in 43 games overal... More ...

Protesters in New Zealand Prevent Removal of 100-Year-old Trees

Protesters in New Zealand have gathered to stop the removal of native 100-year-old trees, with one man tying himself to a digger. The tree removal in Auckland started in July, and for more than 70 days, Save Canal Road Native Trees group have occupied the area in an attempt to save the remaining trees. The group has called the local authorities to provide an urgent protection for the 100-year-... More ...

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