Life Egyptian-French scriptwriter Arthur Harari wins the Oscar for Best Screenplay along with partner

LOS ANGELES: Protest and politics intruded on an election-year Academy Awards on Sunday, where demonstrations for Gaza raged outside the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, and early awards went to “Poor Things,” “The Zone of Interest” and “The Boy and the Heron.” Protests over Israel’s war in Gaza snarled traffic around the Academy Awards on … Devamını oku

Muslims gather to pray in NY’s Times Square as Ramadan begins

NEW YORK: Dozens of Muslim worshippers gathered in New York’s Times Square Sunday to mark the start of the holy month of Ramadan, with some displaying Palestinian flags in solidarity with people in Gaza. They performed Taraweeh, special Ramadan night prayers, against the backdrop of the bright LED advertising billboards that illuminate the Manhattan landmark.

Life ‘The Zone of Interest’ director makes Gaza statement during Oscars acceptance speech

‘Oppenheimer’ wins best picture at Academy Awards, Emma Stone takes best actress LOS ANGELES: “Oppenheimer,” a solemn three-hour biopic that became an unlikely billion-dollar box-office sensation, was crowned best picture at a 96th Academy Awards that doubled as a coronation for Christopher Nolan.After passing over arguably Hollywood’s foremost big-screen auteur for years, the Oscars made … Devamını oku

Sports Sinner, Alcaraz trounce Indian Wells Masters opponents

INDIAN WELLS: Reigning Grand Slam champions Jannik Sinner and Carlos Alcaraz turned in dominating performances on Sunday to roll into the fourth round of the ATP-WTA Indian Wells Masters. The two hottest young racquets in the sport showed no mercy in quickfire victories with Australian Open champion Sinner overwhelming Jan-Lennard Struff 6-3, 6-4. “Almost perfect” … Devamını oku

Uptade Palestinians prepare for Ramadan in the shadow of Gaza war

JERUSALEM/CAIRO/RAFAH, Gaza: Palestinians prepared for Ramadan in somber mood with heightened security measures by Israeli police and the spectre of war and hunger in Gaza overshadowing the normally festive Muslim holy month as talks to secure a ceasefire stalled.Thousands of police have been deployed around the narrow streets of the Old City in Jerusalem, where … Devamını oku

South Korea starts procedures to suspend licenses of 4,900 striking doctors

Female representation remains low in US statehouses, particularly Democrats in the South CHARLESTON, W.Virginia: Democrat Kayla Young and Republican Patricia Rucker frequently clash on abortion rights and just about everything else in West Virginia’s Legislature, but they agree on one thing: Too few of their colleagues are women, and it’s hurting the state.“There are exceptions … Devamını oku

Life Christopher Nolan wins his first Oscar for directing ‘Oppenheimer’

‘Oppenheimer’ wins best picture at Academy Awards, Emma Stone takes best actress LOS ANGELES: “Oppenheimer,” a solemn three-hour biopic that became an unlikely billion-dollar box-office sensation, was crowned best picture at a 96th Academy Awards that doubled as a coronation for Christopher Nolan.After passing over arguably Hollywood’s foremost big-screen auteur for years, the Oscars made … Devamını oku

Uptade Egypt to export lifesaving insulin to Cuba

CAIRO: Egypt will export lifesaving insulin injections to Cuba as part of a new pharmaceutical market expansion into Latin America. The Insulinagypt injections, produced in Egypt and used to treat diabetes, will be exported through the United Company for Pharmaceuticals, an affiliate of the ACDIMA group. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, Egypt’s minister of housing, said: “This … Devamını oku

Uptade Hope for Libyan peace as Arab League hosts talks in Cairo

JERUSALEM/CAIRO/RAFAH, Gaza: Palestinians prepared for Ramadan in somber mood with heightened security measures by Israeli police and the spectre of war and hunger in Gaza overshadowing the normally festive Muslim holy month as talks to secure a ceasefire stalled.Thousands of police have been deployed around the narrow streets of the Old City in Jerusalem, where … Devamını oku