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April 21, 2019

Damascus, SANA- The Health Ministry is launching Monday the National Vaccination Days Campaign, which will last until April 30th and it is to target all children under the age of five.

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Tesla probes video of Model S exploding in Shanghai...
April 23, 2019

SHANGHAI: US electric vehicle (EV) maker Tesla Inc said it has sent a team to investigate a video on Chinese social media which showed a parked Tesla Model S car exploding,"...

India’s Sensex cracks over 300 pts; Nifty below...
April 23, 2019

Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex cracked over 300 points in early trade on Monday tracking losses in index heavyweights RIL, HDFC and ICICI Bank, amid weak global cues,"...

 

 
April 23, 2019

Dubai: Travellers visiting the UAE spent 4 per cent more last year on their bank cards than in 2017, according to a new report from card company Visa.

The company said this indicated a positive uptick in the local economy.

Between January and December 2018, the report shows international Visa cardholders spent Dh22.8 billion with their cards while visiting the UAE in 2018, a 4 per cent year-on-year increase.

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April 23, 2019

DUBAI: “We need to tell the story of Syria in a very different way,” says Shireen Atassi, the Dubai-based director of the Atassi Foundation. “A way far from the destruction, which is not us and does not represent us.”

A family-run, independent, non-profit initiative, the Atassi Foundation was established in 2015 with the core objective of promoting Syrian art through the expansive collection of Atassi’s parents, Mouna and Soudki.

Encompassing a wide spectrum of narratives"...

April 23, 2019

DUBAI — The digital transformation of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)’s small- and medium-sized enterprises and Smart Cities is driving regional software spend to top USD 6 billion, industry experts announced today.

The MENA region is a fast-growth market for digital transformation, as organizations look to gain greater business agility, better understand customer needs and trends, and scale up on emerging technology innovations. In particular, software spend is the fastest growing technology sector in the MENA region, increasing by 11 percent year-on-year to a record-high of $6.2 billion in 2018, according to"...

April 23, 2019

TOULOUSE: Airbus sales chief Christian Scherer said it is selling longer-range versions of its A321, while signalling a shift away from chasing market share at any cost and predicting Boeing will emerge quickly from the grounding of its rival 737 MAX.
Scherer, who took on the top sales role in September, said that Airbus is seeing more demand for longer-range versions of roughly 200-seat planes previously used for medium-haul routes, blurring boundaries with bigger jets.
“We are selling increased range on the A321. People are telling us this is a great module, give me more range. (We say) we will give you the maximum range"...

April 23, 2019

It's a 40-track album that preserves her landmark performance at last year's Coachella, but Beyonce's latest release also has a piece of the Middle East on its cover.

The superstar singer dropped her Homecoming album on April 17, tying in with the release of her documentary of the same name on Netflix.

The album contains the 37-year-old's full set list from the Californian music festival, with Beyonce posing on the artwork in a minimal black-and-white portrait.

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