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Radical or incremental change?

People, in their human nature, tend to find stability. In biology, this is referred to as the term “Homeostasis”. Homeostasis is the tendency towards a relatively stable equilibrium between the interdependent elements especially as maintained by a physiological processes. By Diana Mahmoud In that perspective change is always perceived by …

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China snaps shots on Mars from rover mission

Solar panels against an alien landscape, ramps and rods pointing at the Martian horizon — China’s first probe on the Red Planet has beamed back its first “selfies” after its history-making landing last week. The Zhurong rover was carried into the Martian atmosphere in a lander on Saturday, in the …

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Is Covid 19 a deliberate crime against humanity?

A second Nuremberg tribunal is being prepared under the aegis of thousands of lawyers worldwide behind the German lawyer Reiner Fuellmich. The German attorney is prosecuting all those responsible for the Covid-19 scandal used by the Davos Forum. Global officials will be prosecuted under the pretense that COVID 19 is …

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Robot-advisory application for Dubai commercial banking

Commercial Bank of Dubai (CBD) has launched a robo-advisory investment application, as demand for online trading grows. The bank worked with Belgium-based wealthtech company InvestSuite to develop “CBD Investr,” a mobile application that uses smart algorithms to actively manage investment portfolios. “CBD Investr offers customers convenient access to globally diversified …

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BREAKING NEWS – Swarms of locusts attack Lebanon

The arrival of locust swarms in Lebanon has caused panic among the country’s farmers. Videos showing the insects flying over farmland in the towns of Ersal and Ras Baalbek in Bekaa circulated on social media, with the hashtag #locust trending in Lebanon on Friday as people made sarcastic comments about the …

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Quantum computing reaching DP World in optimization drive

Dubai’s port company DP World is exploring quantum computing technology to optimize its operations, the company said in a statement. It said it was working with D-Wave Systems, a Canadian quantum computing company, to look at how the advanced technology can be applied to DP World’s logistics and trade business. …

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UAE headed to moon with Japanese help

Lunar exploration company ispace will transport a United Arab Emirates rover to the moon in 2022, the company said on Wednesday, as the UAE pushes for rapid expansion in the space exploration business to diversify its economy. The UAE is using its space programme to develop its scientific and technological …

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UAE picks its candidate for first Arab woman astronaut

The United Arab Emirates has selected the first Arab woman to train as an astronaut, as the Gulf country rapidly expands into the space sector to diversify its economy. Emirati national Nora al-Matrooshi, a 27-year-old mechanical engineering graduate currently working at Abu Dhabi’s National Petroleum Construction Company, will join NASA’s …

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Iranian hackers charged for cyberattack on US, Israeli medical experts

The US-based security company Proofpoint said a group of Iranian hackers targeted American and Israeli senior medical professionals, the company’s report said. The TA453 group, also called Charming Kitten and Phosphorus, launched a credential phishing campaign targeting senior medical professionals specializing in genetic, neurology, and oncology research. Phishing is considered …

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Saudi plays at dolphin doctoring in Red Sea

Strong winds and tides caused the deaths of a number of dolphins in Ras Al-Shabaan region, 35 kilometers south of Umluj governorate, while dozens more were rescued and returned to their natural habitat in the Red Sea. Members of the Saudi Border Guard and the Ministry of Environment, Water and …

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Saudi science on Chinese space mission

Saudi scientists plan to study how cosmic rays affect the efficiency of solar cells used in satellites. The Saudi Space Commission has agreed with the China Manned Space Agency to implement a mission on board the Chinese Space Station (CSS) next year, SPA reported. It follows an invitation from the …

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China rescues Afghanistan with corona vaccine

China has pledged to deliver 400,000 doses of Sinopharm’s COVID-19 vaccine to Afghanistan, Afghan officials said on Monday, in a boost for an immunisation campaign begun last week. “China’s ambassador to Kabul said in a meeting with health officials that his country would provide Afghanistan with 400,000 doses of COVID-19 …

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Sharjah gets its Moon Retreat eco-tourism resort

Sharjah Investment and Development Authority, Shurooq, announced the addition of Moon Retreat to their eco-luxury tourism destinations, state news agency SPA reported. The retreat will open to guests during the first quarter of 2021 in the archaeological area of Mleiha. Moon Retreat will offer visitors stargazing activities as there is …

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Sputnik vaccine headed to Palestinian territories

The Palestinians will receive 10,000 doses of Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine on Thursday, enough to cover 5,000 people, Palestinian Health Minister Mai Alkaila told Voice of Palestine radio. The Palestinian Authority, which has limited self-rule in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, launched a vaccination campaign on Tuesday after a small delivery …

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Cuba to take place of West in Iran COVID fight

Communist-run Cuba said late on Friday it had signed an accord with Iran to transfer the technology for its most advanced coronavirus vaccine candidate and carry out last-stage clinical trials in humans of the shot in the Islamic Republic. The allies are both under fierce U.S. sanctions that exempt medicine …

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Macron striken by COVID, EU leaders fear for themselves

President Emmanuel Macron tested positive for the coronavirus on Thursday, prompting a track-and-trace effort across Europe following numerous meetings between the French leader and EU heads of government in recent days. Macron, who will turn 43 on Monday, is running France remotely and has gone into quarantine at the presidential …

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Pope pledges to de-carbonize Vatican by 2050

Pope Francis urged countries on Saturday to work towards net zero carbon emissions and committed Vatican City – the world’s smallest state – to reaching the target by 2050. Francis, who has championed environmental causes since his election in 2013, told a U.N. climate summit the 108-acre (44-hectare) city-state surrounded …

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WHO top official: lockdowns are a mistake

The World Health Organization’s special envoy on COVID-19 urged world leaders earlier this month to reconsider ‘using lockdowns as the primary control method’ of battling Covid-19. After first creating global panic by putting the Covid-19 mortality rate higher than 3 percent and urging governments in an unprecedented move to lockdown …

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