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Netanyahu’s wife insults Ukrainian audience

Israeli and Ukrainian leaders have come to the defense of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife Sara after she appeared to toss away a piece of bread offered to her at an official Ukrainian welcoming ceremony. Netanyahu and his wife, on a two-day official trip to Ukraine, were greeted at the …

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Tourism decree can be called revolutionary

Uzbekistan will partly compensate the expenses of tour operators and charter flight organizers using fund from the state budget if they bring in foreign tourists, a presidential decree issued on Tuesday said. The decree , which aims to boost the country’s tourism sector, stipulates that from January 1, 2020, the …

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UAE launches Youth Professional School

The ‘Emirates Youth Professional School’, a Federal Youth Authority initiative, was launched on Monday, following the directives issues by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai. The announcement falls on International Youth Day, celebrated annually on 12th August. Emirates Youth Professional …

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Courts okay homophobia in Israeli politics

Billboard owners in Israel cannot reject homophobic political adverts, a judge has ruled, after two companies refused to sell ad space to a far-right party that linked gay people with child trafficking. The party, Noam, was denied space on the outside wall of a Jerusalem hotel and on bus sides …

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Avant-Garde exhibition opens at Louvre Abu Dhab

Featuring some of the most notable names of the 20th century Avant-Garde scene, Louvre Abu Dhabi’s upcoming exhibition, ‘Rendezvous in Paris: Picasso, Chagall, Modigliani & Co.(1900-1939)’, will include more than 80 works by artists including Pablo Picasso, Amedeo Modigliani, Marc Chagall, Juan Gris, Chaïm Soutine, Constantin Brancusi and Tamara de …

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It’s Time to Rotate The Crops

Long Term Government Leasing of National Public Lands To our Agricultural Workers is The Next Step in the very Strategic Path to declaring Demurrage on The US dollar. And how is leasing done? NOT with a loan. Then, The Old Farm Lands can heal and be Transformed in LOTS of …

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Maronite church blocks Lebanese pop music concert

Lebanon’s Byblos festival has canceled a concert by the indie rock band Mashrou’ Leila “to prevent bloodshed” after calls from church leaders accusing the band of blasphemy and death threats on social media. The Maronite Catholic Eparchy of Byblos said last week the Lebanese band’s songs “violate religious values” and …

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Review of Political travails of Time travel

“I enjoyed the question you posed about why Bester didn’t have Hassel murder Jesus.” – Richard Chwedyk Hi Gouthama, At last, I’ve gotten around to reading Political Travails of Time Travel and found it most entertaining and thought-provoking. I was most intrigued with the Indian folktales about the trees of …

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Blackboard Catalyst Award for Optimising Student Experience goes to Zayed U.

Staff from Zayed University, ZU, were named winners of the ‘Blackboard Catalyst Award for Optimising Student Experience’ which honours those institutions whose educational and administrative innovations have markedly improved the total learner experience. This includes their addressing of new and changing dynamics in fields such as student recruitment, financial aid, …

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UAE helps the disabled in New Zealand

As part of the UAE’s commitment to empower People of Determination (people with disabilities) internationally, the UAE Embassy in New Zealand has co-sponsored a sport competition in the city of Christchurch. The football event, organised by the New Zealand Special Olympics with the Canterbury County team for the disabled, was …

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Happiness committee meets in UAE

H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, today chaired the second meeting of the ‘Happiness and Positivity Council’ in 2019, held at the headquarters of the Ministry of Interior. Sheikh Saif bin Zayed and the meeting’s participants viewed several presentations …

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Cultural Summer Camp launched in Ajman

Sheikh Abdul Aziz bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Chairman of the Tourism Development Department, and Noura bint Mohammed Al Kaabi, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, have launched the “Cultural Summer Camp” in Ajman. The camp includes a variety of programmes and over 70 creative workshops presented by leading professional trainers, …

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Before ShiBboLeTh

By Angel NicGillicudy | What is the connection between Vikings, Celts, and Egypt and Bagpipes? The Story of Money ( a Children’s Story, for Adults too ) The money CASH From the Viking Explorations came to The Levant Region first to The Egyptian   Magicians, in response to their quest to …

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Educators Without Boarders launched

Prominent world figure concerned with humanitarian and charity work announced on Thursday the founding of an international non-governmental organisation, called ‘Educators Without Boarders’, with its headquarters based in Geneva. The announcement was made at a press conference held in Geneva, Switzerland, and attended by public figures, officials, people interested in …

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Sequel to ShiBboLeTh

I can see That President Trump and his team Have done a good job To flush lots of the CASH US paper dollars Back into circulation From The Dark Realms. The tariffs are a good example of this and so is The Middle East Peace Deal (Kushner and Team) And …

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Louvre Abu Dhabi promotes tolerance among children

Today, Louvre Abu Dhabi’s Children’s Museum launched A Costume Adventure, an interactive adventure game inspired by the clothing portrayed in artworks from the museum’s permanent galleries. The adventure includes multiple stages, each presenting a unique challenge for children aged 4 – 10 to complete through interactive digital displays. Open from …

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Alisher Navoi – the pride of Uzbek people

Uzbek literature’s classical period lasted from the 9th to the second half of the 19th century. During that period numerous literary works were produced, often under the patronage of Turkic emperors, kings, sultans, and emirs. The best-known patrons of the Turkic literature of the historical region known as Turkistan—which includes …

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French planning eco-friendly cemetery

An ‘eco-friendly’ cemetery space may open near Paris in September. The ‘recollection and burial space’ that respects the environment may come up at Ivry in the Val-de-Marne department, just outside Paris, Italian news agency ANSAmed reported on Thursday. The move is in response to the increasing pubic demand for ‘eco-friendly …

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