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Best XI players not selected for Euro 2020

Stars not selected for Euro 2020 The deadline for National Team Head Coaches to submit their Euro 2020 squads was 1 June 2021, 23:59.This caused headlines with some big names left out of squads of multiple nations for various reasons.So, here is an XI of the best players who will not be at Euro 2020, despite the fact their international teammates will be. Goalkeeper: Marc-André ter Stegen- Germany Marc Andre Ter Stegen during the match between FC Barcelona and Sevilla FC, corresponding to ...
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Soaring Mideast Heat May Roil Oil Market as Demand Surges - Bloomberg

Soaring Mideast Heat May Roil Oil Market as Demand Surges - Bloomberg Soaring temperatures in one of the world’s top energy-producing regions could drive fuel prices higher as countries there burn more oil and natural gas to keep homes cool.Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait are all experiencing weather that’s hotter than normal. That has coincided with a tightened crude market, with the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies continuing to hold back million...
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#Kuwait's Ahli United Bank gives initial guidance for AT1 sukuk -document | Reuters

Kuwait's Ahli United Bank gives initial guidance for AT1 sukuk -document | Reuters Kuwait's Ahli United Bank (BKME.KW) has given initial price guidance of around 4.375% for Additional Tier 1 U.S. dollar-denominated sukuk that will be non-callable for 5-1/2 years, a document showed on Wednesday.Kuwait's Ahli United, nearly three-quarters owned by Bahrain's Ahli United Bank (AUBB.BH), hired Citi (C.N), HSBC (HSBA.L), Standard Chartered (STAN.L), Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB.AD), Kamco Invest (KA...
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#Kuwait's Ahli United Bank hires banks to arrange AT1 dollar sukuk - document | Reuters

Kuwait's Ahli United Bank hires banks to arrange AT1 dollar sukuk - document | Reuters Kuwait's Ahli United Bank (BKME.KW) has hired banks to arrange the issuance of Additional Tier 1 U.S. dollar-denominated sukuk that will be non-callable for 5-1/2 years, a document seen by Reuters showed on Monday.Kuwait's Ahli United, nearly three-quarters owned by Bahrain's Ahli United Bank (AUBB.BH), hired Citi (C.N), HSBC (HSBA.L) and Standard Chartered (STAN.L) to lead the deal, according to one of the ...
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Coronavirus live news: France to welcome vaccinated tourists; 1.24m vaccines from Japan arrive in Taiwan

France says vaccinated visitors from ‘orange’ countries, including US and UK, won’t have to quarantine; Taiwan now has more than double number of shotsTokyo cornered into going ahead with Games, says Olympic official‘Vax-n-win’: Guam launches lottery prize for vaccine recipientsZimbabweans turned away for vaccinations after shortagesJoe Biden outlines plan to share 80m Covid vaccine doses with worldUK Covid updates - live 1.28pm BST Hundreds gathered today for the first concert in the Saudi...
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Kuwait to jail, fine anyone who deals with Israel

The draft bill sought ban on any direct or indirect contacts with Israel and also a ban on any Kuwaiti or expat residing in the country...
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Momentum builds against 60s ‘rule’ in #Kuwait | ZAWYA MENA Edition

Momentum builds against 60s ‘rule’ in Kuwait | ZAWYA MENA Edition Officials from the Kuwait Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) recently met with the Cabinet’s Finance Committee in the presence of representatives of the Public Authority for Manpower (PAM), and demanded the cancellation of the decision to prevent the renewal of work permits of expatriates aged 60 years and above, and holders of high school certification and below, reports Al-Rai daily.According to informed sources, the Fina...
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Kuwait: Substantive Examination Of Patents - United Trademark & Patent Services

The Supreme Council of the GCC held its annual meeting on 5 January 2021 and issued its decision that the GCC Patent Office will no longer accept any new patent applications as of 6 January 2021.
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Santa Clarita-area Memorial Day ceremony remembers the war dead of the early 1990s in the Middle East

The Marine Corps League color guard perform TAPS during Memorial Day services at Eternal Valley Memorial Park, Newhall, CA. May 31, 2021. (Photo by Gene Blevins/Contributing Photographer) The Condor Squadron due a flyby during Memorial Day services at Eternal Valley Memorial Park,, Newhall, CA. May 31, 2021. (Photo by Gene Blevins/Contributing Photographer) Fellow servicemen pay their respects to a fallen friend during Memorial Day services at Eternal Valley Memorial Park,, Newhall, CA....
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The 6 deadliest rifles in the US military's arsenal

A Marine engages targets with the M27 Infantry Automatic Rifle during a field exercise at Camp Lejeune, December 3, 2014. US Marine Corps/Sgt. Alicia R. Leaders The US military has different kinds of rifles for all kinds of missions. Some of those have been in used for decades but have received upgrades and modifications. See more stories on Insider's business page. Assault rifles, battle rifles, they're all here.Though some of the rifle platforms originally entered service during ...
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Most Mideast Stock Markets Set for Gains in May: Inside EM - Bloomberg

Most Mideast Stock Markets Set for Gains in May: Inside EM - Bloomberg Stocks in the Middle East are poised to end the month higher on prospects of an economic rebound.Benchmark indexes in the United Arab Emirates led gains through May. The UAE, a federation of seven sheikhdoms including Dubai and Abu Dhabi, has one of the highest coronavirus vaccine inoculation rates globally.“There are multiple factors” for the gains across the region, including “vaccinations and ease in restrictions, rec...
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Ex-premier's graft case a test of justice in oil-rich #Kuwait

Ex-premier's graft case a test of justice in oil-rich Kuwait Where is Sheikh Jaber? Kuwait was abuzz with the question as citizens on social media demanded to know the whereabouts of their 79-year-old former prime minister. He’d been ordered detained pending trial in an unprecedented move last month over the alleged embezzlement of millions of dollars from a military aid fund.When the scandal involving the sheikh and another royal family member erupted into public view nearly two years ago, it...
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Gulf 2021 deficits to fall to $80 bln on higher oil - S&P | Reuters

Gulf 2021 deficits to fall to $80 bln on higher oil - S&P | Reuters Budget deficits of the six Gulf Cooperation Council countries are expected to drop sharply this year, supported by higher oil prices, fiscal consolidation and a rebound in economic output as coronavirus measures are eased, S&P Global Ratings said.The aggregate deficits of the central governments of the GCC are expected at about $80 billion this year from $143 billion in 2020, S&P said in a report on Wednesday."Nevertheless, st...
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Kuwait Political Standoff Escalates in Game of Musical Chairs

By Ahmed HagagyKUWAIT (Reuters) - Kuwaiti opposition lawmakers intent on questioning the prime minister were on Tuesday obstructing parliamentary...
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Vertical farming: disrupting agriculture

Vertical farming leverages cutting-edge technology to grow food in a new and better way.One of its many benefits is that it can increase crop yield by 700 percent.Vertical farming can help relieve pressure on scarce resources and boost Earth's biodiversity.One day soon, you could eat bananas grown in downtown Manhattan.It's a way of growing food that turns traditional agriculture on its head. With the required technologies now rapidly maturing, vertical farming is sprouting across the globe.Whil...
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Kuwait school fires American teacher for supporting Israel

She tweeted in support of Israel’s war on Gaza that killed 230 people, including 65 kids
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#Dubai Shares Gain Most in Gulf as Real Estate Rallies: Inside EM - Bloomberg

Dubai’s benchmark stock index advanced the most among Gulf peers as real estate shares extended gains.The Dubai Financial Market General Index rose as much as 1.3%, up for a fifth day in its longest winning streak since March. The sub-index tracking Dubai-based real estate shares climbed as much as 2.4% on Sunday, touching the highest level since November 2019. Those shares are trading higher amid a residential property price rally Morgan Stanley sees lasting for years.Vaccinations are “helping ...
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#Qatar telecom firm Ooredoo appoints first-ever woman CEO to head Oman operations  | ZAWYA MENA Edition

Qatar telecom firm Ooredoo appoints first-ever woman CEO to head Oman operations  | ZAWYA MENA Edition Qatar telecom company Ooredoo has appointed its first female CEO to lead its operations in Oman, one of the company’s major markets in the Middle East region. Noor Al Sulaiti assumed her new role today, on May 20, replacing Ian Dench, who has resigned after serving for 15 years within the Ooredoo Group, according to a statement. The company also announced the appointment of another CEO, Bassa...
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Kuwait Hands Lebanese Charge D'affaires Protest Note Over Foreign Minister's Remarks

CAIRO (Reuters) - Kuwait on Tuesday summoned the Lebanese embassy's charge d'affaires to hand him an official protest note condemning Lebanon's...
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Coronavirus live news: India suffers record daily deaths; Tokyo doctors call for Japan Olympics to be cancelled

Residents of two tower blocks put in quarantine after woman tests positive; block risks derailing vaccination efforts, says top African health officialUK expected to be on EU’s Covid ‘white list’ of tourists allowed entryNurse who cared for Boris Johnson quits over ‘lack of respect’ for NHS workersJK Rowling amid stars to add lots to global vaccine rollout auction Pfizer/BioNTech Covid vaccine has approved storage period extendedSee all our coronavirus coverage 8.10pm BST Kuwait’s cabinet sa...
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Kuwaiti airline Jazeera sees Q1 loss shrink despite slump in passenger numbers - Arabianbusiness

Kuwaiti airline Jazeera sees Q1 loss shrink despite slump in passenger numbers - Arabianbusiness Kuwait-based Jazeera Airways has announced a narrowing of its first quarter net loss despite a big drop in the number of passengers carried compared to a year ago.The airline reported an operating revenue of KD8.1 million during Q1, adding that the number of passengers flown during the quarter reached 104,116, down from 496,484 in the first quarter of 2020, as restrictions continue at Kuwait Intern...
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Pro-Israel demonstrators amass outside East LA federal building

People rally in support of Israel outside the West L.A. Federal Building in Los Angeles, Tuesday, May 12, 2021. The event was organized by the Israeli-American Council (IAC) and other American Jewish groups in response to the fighting between Israel and the Hamas militant group. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Hila Shachar, 10-years old, rallies in support of Israel outside the West L.A. Federal Building in Los Angeles, Tuesday, May 12, 2021. The event was organized b...
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Fire Erupts at Kuwait's Largest Oil Field; Two Injured

Kuwait's state-run news agency says a fire erupted at Kuwait’s largest oil field and injured two workers.
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#Dubai Shares Gain Amid Property Recovery Optimism: Inside EM - Bloomberg

Stocks in Dubai were among the biggest gainers across the Middle East amid optimism that Emaar Properties PJSC earnings may point to a wider recovery in the emirate.The Dubai Financial Market General Index jumped 0.8% as Emaar advanced as much as 2.8%, the biggest gain on the gauge in point terms. Qatar’s main index rose 0.4%, even after the country’s finance minister was ordered detained Thursday.Growing confidence Gulf states are on the cusp of an economic rebound is stoking speculation that p...
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Canada: Clean Fuel Standard Needs Canada's Clean Hydrogen Strategy - Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

The global scramble to become a leading supplier of hydrogen internationally is open and notorious. From Australia to Kuwait and now the United States, many countries are positioning...
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Mubadala Keeping Pace With KKR as $29 Billion Deployed Last Year - Bloomberg

Mubadala Keeping Pace With KKR as $29 Billion Deployed Last Year - Bloomberg Mubadala Investment Co. joined global investors like KKR & Co. in pouncing on opportunities presented by the pandemic, embarking on a record dealmaking spree while many of its peers among sovereign wealth funds hunkered down.In a year that saw the worst oil-price crash in a generation, Mubadala delivered a record income for the Abu Dhabi government as it doubled down on a bet that sectors like technology and consumer ...
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Mubadala Had Record Investments as Focus Shifts Away From Energy - Bloomberg

Mubadala Had Record Investments as Focus Shifts Away From Energy - Bloomberg Abu Dhabi’s second-largest sovereign wealth fund invested a record amount of money during last year’s global crisis as its focus increasingly shifts into high-growth sectors such as technology and health-care.Mubadala Investment Co. said new investments amounted to 108 billion dirhams ($29.4 billion) in areas such as technology, life sciences and consumer goods, according to its 2020 results published on Thursday. Its...
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Mideast Stocks: Banks, petrochemicals weigh on #Saudi; Agility boosts #Kuwait | ZAWYA MENA Edition

Mideast Stocks: Banks, petrochemicals weigh on Saudi; Agility boosts Kuwait | ZAWYA MENA Edition Saudi Arabian stocks closed lower on Wednesday, hit by losses in banking and petrochemical stocks, while the Kuwaiti index outperformed the Gulf region.Other major Gulf markets were largely muted.Saudi Arabia's benchmark index fell 0.7%, with Al Rajhi Bank losing 0.7% and chemical maker Saudi Basic Industries retreating 1.2%.Saudi Electricity declined 3.6% after the company said net loss attributab...
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Bahrain May Follow Gulf States by Selling Oil, Pipeline Assets - Bloomberg video

Bahrain May Follow Gulf States by Selling Oil, Pipeline Assets - Bloomberg Bahrain said it may follow other oil-rich states in the Persian Gulf by selling energy assets.“We’ve got a lot of infrastructure assets that can easily be” structured for private-equity funding, Oil Minister Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa said in an interview with Bloomberg Television.A pipeline connecting the island-nation to Saudi Arabia would be “ideal” for a private-equity deal, he said. Other infrastructure that c...
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#AbuDhabi's food giant Agthia delivers on healthy Q1-2021 revenues of Dh665.5m | Retail – Gulf News

Abu Dhabi's food giant Agthia delivers on healthy Q1-2021 revenues of Dh665.5m | Retail – Gulf News Boosted by recent acquisitions in the region, Abu Dhabi’s F&B giant Agthia - which owns 'Al Ain' bottled water - recorded a 17 per cent increase in first quarter revenues to Dh665.5 million, with the consumer division cooking up solid gains. The net profit came to just over Dh49 million from an 85 per cent increase.And more deals are on the way. “We take to the future with great confidence and s...
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