Middle Eastern designers dress stars at the Emmy Awards

DUBAI: Mohammed Shamsi (@iimeeto) took home the creator of the year prize at the TikTok Creator Awards, which was held at The Theatre Dubai on Sunday under the theme “Celebrating New Dreams.” The ceremony, which was hosted by UAE-based Egyptian actress Enjy Kiwan, featured performances by an acapella group led by singer Youssef Ismail, who […]

Improvised explosive went off in southeastern Iranian city of Iranshahr, no casualties

DUBAI: An improvised explosive device went off near the southeastern Iranian city of Iranshahr on Tuesday morning, causing no casualties or damages, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported. The bomb exploded next to the Iranshahr-Sarbaz road, and authorities are currently looking for those responsible, Tasnim added.

Jeddah’s King Abdulaziz tops December airport performance in Saudi Arabia: GACA data 

HOUSTON/SINGAPORE: Oil prices were mixed on Tuesday, after posting losses the previous session, as broad economic concerns outweighed continued tensions in the Middle East that led to more tanker diversions, according to Reuters. Brent crude futures gained 3 cents, or about 0.04 percent, to $78.15 a barrel at 9:47 a.m. Saudi time. The contract had […]

English cricket’s handling of racism scandal shows actions always speak louder than words

LOS ANGELES: Joel Embiid scored 41 points in a dazzling return from injury on Monday as the Philadelphia 76ers romped past the Houston Rockets 124-115. Kicking off a packed slate of NBA fixtures as the US marked the Martin Luther King Jr. public holiday, the Sixers were always in control as they cruised to victory. […]

UAE leading world in AI implementation: Emirati minister

DAVOS: The UAE is leading the world in AI technology and implementation, Emirati Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence Omar Al-Olama told the World Economic Forum on Tuesday. He noted that while there was ignorance in governments when it came to AI, the UAE was working toward building a responsible AI nation – something he […]