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Middle East

The 10 thousand year old accountants’ records

By Sulayman Al-Said The 10 thousand year old accountants’ records The ancient Egyptians in the age of Jahiliyyah used to believe that literacy was divine, a gift from baboon-faced Thoth, their deity of knowledge. Scholars no longer embrace that theory, but why ancient civilisations developed writing was a mystery for…

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Asia & Pacific

Germany enters Qatar Crisis talks and warns of war

By Aisha Butt  Germany has entered the Qatar-Crisis talks with warnings against escalating towards war German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel has warned that the ever intensifying crisis between Qatar and its Arab neighbors of the Gulf region could end in war.   Gabriel said in comments published yesterday that there was…

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Business & Finance

Barclays Bank charged with fraud

By Zakiya Afzani  Barclays Bank have been charged with serious fraud Barclays and four former executives have been charged with serious fraud over their actions in the 2008 financial crisis.   The Serious Fraud Office case relates to the way the bank raised billion of pounds from Qatari investors enabling it…

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Science & Technology

Technology | Apple launches new website for iPhone photographers

By Muhammad Ashraf  Technology | Apple launches new website for iPhone photographers It’s no secret that the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus have fantastic cameras.   Thanks to innovations like optical image stabilization and high-quality zoom (Optical zoom in the iPhone 7 Plus only), it’s produced some of the…

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Africa

Saudi Arabia | Fashion | Saudi Arabia’s first black model

By Nurin Bhatt   Saudi Arabia’s fashion scene just saw it’s first black model   Abeer Sinder, a fourth generation Saudi Arabian who’s Great-Grand Parents originated from West-Africa is a make-up and fashion blogger and model, Saudi Arabia’s first black ‘face of fashion’.   Al-Sahawat Time | Number one stop for…

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Americas & Europe

Barclays Bank charged with fraud

By Zakiya Afzani  Barclays Bank have been charged with serious fraud Barclays and four former executives have been charged with serious fraud over their actions in the 2008 financial crisis.   The Serious Fraud Office case relates to the way the bank raised billion of pounds from Qatari investors enabling it…

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Art & Fashion

Fashion | Couturier de Couture | London’s V&A hosts Balenciaga

By Haroon Al-Said  Fashion | London’s V&A welcomes Balenciaga LONDON England, The streets of South Kensington will resound to the clatter of stilettos this week when the V&A unveils Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion.     For a designer who opened his first boutique in 1917 and died in 1972, the fact that…

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The 10 thousand year old accountants’ records

By Sulayman Al-Said The 10 thousand year old accountants’ records The ancient Egyptians in the age of Jahiliyyah used to believe that literacy was divine, a gift from baboon-faced Thoth, their deity of knowledge. Scholars no longer embrace that theory, but why ancient civilisations developed writing was a mystery for…

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