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Greatest Arab Hope Maker to get Dhs1m
DUBAI: Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum has launched the second round of Arab Hope Makers. It is the largest Arab initiative dedicated to celebrating philanthropic efforts. The initiative seeks to honour and promote the people who spread hope, and who encompass the values of giving, positivity and optimism by dedicating their lives to helping those around them.
 
 
Coalition forces kill 46 Houthi militants
HEIS: Some 46 Houthi militants were killed in air strikes launched by the Saudi-led Arab Coalition, with the support of the UAE Armed Forces, in the areas north of Heis, as well as the road leading to Al Jarahi, Yemeni military sources said on Saturday. According to sources, the Arab Coalition’s fighters launched air strikes on the farms used by the militias east of Al Jarahi. They also bombed reinforcements that were heading to
   
Turkey hits out at US over Jerusalem
ANKARA: Turkey said on Saturday a decision by the United States to open an embassy in occupied Jerusalem in May disregarded decision by the United Nations and Organisation for Islamic Co-operation (OIC) and showed the United States insisted on damaging peace. In a statement, Turkey’s Foreign Ministry said the decision was “very worrying.” “This decision shows the US administration’s insistence on damaging the grounds for peace
 
 
Svitolina beats Kasatkina in Dubai final
DUBAI: Defending champion Elina Svitolina ended the dream run of Daria Kasatkina by winning the final in straight sets to retain the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships title on Saturday. The top-seed needed just 71 minutes to dismantle Kasatkina 6-4, 6-0 on the Centre Court and collect her 11th career crown. The world No.4 from Ukraine became the third woman in the tournament’s history after Belgian Justine Henin and America’s
   
Saudis attend first jazz festival
RIYADH: Men and women swayed to music at Saudi Arabia’s first-ever jazz festival on Friday, the second of a three-day outdoor event. Locals and foreigners flocked to the festival to watch bands from Riyadh, Beirut and New Orleans. The crowd sang along when Lebanon’s Chady Nashef performed the Eagles’ “Hotel California” — an unusual moment in the country after last year’s condemnation of such concerts.
 
 
First AI medical centre displayed
DUBAI: As part of its participation in the UAE Innovation Month 2018, the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) displayed the ‘SALEM Innovative Centre, the first fully Artificial Intelligence (AI) autonomous medical fitness centre in the region. The SALEM Innovation Centre is the first centre of its kind to utilise AI and Internet of Things (iOT) in providing medical fitness and health occupation screening services. Maisa Al Bustani,
   
Over 20 killed in Afghan attacks
LASHKAR GAH: A series of militant attacks in Afghanistan killed more than 20 people, officials said on Saturday, ahead of an international meeting next week aimed at building diplomatic support for talks. Taliban militants attacked an Afghan army post overnight on Friday, killing 18 government soldiers, while a suicide bomber in the capital killed three people and wounded five, and separate attacks in Helmand killed at least
 
 
Mourinho the ‘betrayed’ coach
As Jose Mourinho collected his things, he couldn’t help letting go one last little dig. “I wish you and all your families good luck and I thank you,” he told his now former squad, before adding: “Even those of you who betrayed me!” The parting shot could have come from any of Mourinho’s last few jobs, and it sounds so like something from Chelsea in 2015, but it might actually have stung him the worst because – well – this was the

 IN A LEAGUE OF HIS OWN 
Dr Abdullah Omran Taryam, who passed away in Sharjah on Thursday at 66, was a national symbol who played a key role in the formation of the United Arab Emirates. He was Minister for Education and Justice Minister in the Cabinet of the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan. Dr Abdullah as Chairman of Dar Al Khaleej revolutionised the dynamics of the media in the UAE.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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