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Can An Office Chair Boost Your Business Growth?

  Whether it is a startup or a well-established business, your assets will always be your employees. It is due to their hard work that you are able to generate revenue for your business. Thus, it becomes a major responsibility of the business owners to take care of the needs …

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THE ROLE OF RELIGION IN THE US POLITICAL SYSTEM- PAST TO PRESENT

  BY: SYED MOHAMMAD HUSSAIN —   “There is no attack on American culture more destructive and more historically dishonest than the secular Left’s relentless effort to drive God out of America’s public square.”  Newt Gingrich[1] Perhaps this quote made by Newt Gingrich- former Republican Party presidential nomination and 50th …

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Iran navy launches stealth warship in the Gulf

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran’s navy on Saturday launched a domestically made destroyer, which state media said has radar-evading stealth properties, as tensions rise with arch-enemy, the United States. In a ceremony carried live on state television, the Sahand destroyer — which can sustain voyages lasting five months without resupply — …

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Arab unity council to rive for the digital economy

”A common vision for Arab Digital Economy” is the bold plan driven by the Council of Arab Economic Unity, CAEU, at the League of Arab States to boost political and social stability in the Arab world through a digital economy. Dr. Ali Mohammed Al-Khouri, Advisor to the Council of Arab …

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China calls for Saudi stability at G20 summit

Stability in Saudi Arabia is the cornerstone of prosperity and progress in the Gulf, and China firmly supports Riyadh in its drive for economic diversification and social reform, President Xi Jinping told Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Meeting in Buenos Aires, host of the G20 summit of industrialized nations …

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Delivery on Road

By Dr. Abdul-Salam Ojeili – Translated by Ibrahim AL Alou – We left our hotel in Toronto last fall on an early morning heading to Detroit in the northern U.S.A. As we were pulling our car from the hotel’s parking lot, we were surprised to see the wide open road …

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Small Steps In Syria’s Economic Recovery

By Areej Zaher* — The world Bank has reported that Syrian conflict till 2017 had disastrous effects on about third of the residents and half of the medical and educational institutions, as a result of the collapse of vital economical systems. This caused the ending of 538 jobs of the …

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The Syrian debate over a new constitution

By Areej Zaher* — Recently there have been some arguments in favour and against the new Syrian constitution after what sputnik published as a draft for a new constitution adding new powers to the parliament regarding the declaration of war, the removal of president, appointment of the ruler for the …

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This Amazing Tree That Shows How Languages Are Connected

Did you know that most of the different languages we speak today can actually be placed in only a couple of groups by their origin? This is what illustrator Minna Sundberg has captured in an elegant infographic of a linguistic tree which reveals some fascinating links between different tongues. Using the research …

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Karlie Kloss and Josh Kushner got married

By Eliza Brooke for Vox Some readers may still be reeling from Pete Davidson and Ariana Grande’s broken engagement, but today we close the week on a somewhat happier celebrity wedding note: Josh Kushner and Karlie Kloss got married. Kushner, a 33-year-old venture capitalist and founder of the health care …

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Saudi official provides a new version of Khashoggi death

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by Marwa Rashad – RIYADH (Reuters) – As Saudi Arabia faced intensifying international scepticism over its story about the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a senior government official laid out a new version of the death inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul that in key respects contradicts previous explanations. The …

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Tunisia’s migration dilemma

One of Tunisia’s biggest challenges is how to handle migrants illegally leaving its borders. Tunisia’s location at the tip of Africa makes it a springboard for migrants looking to set off towards the European Union (EU). By Arthur Blok* — This year’s worst migrant disaster in the country occurred in …

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Arab Countries Between Secular and Religious Narrative

By Leila Hoballah — Introduction One of the most important features of this era, one could say, is the arguments about culture, It’s relativity, plurality and even the possibility of culture to lead to “The Clashes of Civilization” as appeared in Samuel Huntington book, or the domination of one culture …

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European tourists are rediscovering Tunisia

European tourists are rediscovering Tunisia. Tour operators across Europe are taking tourists back to the country this summer for the first time since an ISIS gunman massacred many people on a beach in Sousse in 2015. The only democratic country in the Arab world is considered safe again. 2018 is …

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Could Hezbollah succeed in fighting corruption?

Hezbollah formed a special unit to follow up the corruption files in the Lebanese state amid fears of a financial collapse due to the high level of public debt and the waste of public money and corruption By Dr. Haytham Mouzahem — Hezbollah faces today a series of internal and …

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U.S., North Korea enter second day of nuclear talks

by Rodrigo Campos, Daniel Bases —  NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and high-ranking North Korean official Kim Yong Chol entered a second day of meetings in New York on Thursday as they tried to settle nuclear weapons disagreements and set the stage for an historic summit …

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