Celebrating the legacy of renowned Iranian film scholar Hamid Naficy

Scholars from Northwestern University and beyond will gather June 2-3 to celebrate the contributions of Emeritus Professor Hamid Naficy, a world authority on Iranian cinema and diaspora studies. Naficy is a pioneering scholar in the cultural studies of diaspora and exile, postcolonial cinemas and media, and Iranian and Middle Eastern …

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“The voice of many”: Behrouz Boochani’s journey to freedom

If you say “boats” in Australia, everyone knows what you mean. Boats still occupy an important place in the Australian imagination, or in Australian nightmares. They are always on the horizon, always a political weapon to be deployed at the right time. Take last Saturday’s federal election. After voting in …

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Are all-female castings becoming more common on stage? Several shows this season suggest yes

All-female casts, while not unheard of, have historically been far less common than all-male casts, which have been part of theater from the ancient Greeks to Shakespeare to Mamet. If the current theater season is any indication, that could change. For girls of color who have thought about suicide / …

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Financial institutions move into ARMs amid high rates

At least two financial institutions this week brought back adjustable-rate mortgage products (ARMs) amid soaring mortgage rates and double-digit growth in house prices. Michigan-based wholesale lender Attachment point deployed a jumbo ARM product offering a maximum loan amount of $2.5 million, with a maximum loan-to-value ratio of 80%. Homepoint’s jumbo …

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Russia looks to Iran for lessons of life under long-term sanctions

Placeholder while loading article actions You are reading an excerpt from Today’s WorldView newsletter. Subscribe to get the restincluding news from around the world, interesting insights and must-know opinions delivered to your inbox every weekday. Freelance Russian journalist Alexey Pivovarov wondered what life might be like under years of economic …

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Raising Women’s Awareness of Ovarian Cancer Risk Factors and Symptoms in Western Iran in 2020-2021 | BMC Women’s Health

This cross-sectional, descriptive and analytical study was conducted on women from Kermanshah and Kurdistan provinces, Iran, from September 2020 to June 2021. Participants in this study were selected based on the multistage sampling methods and networked. First, a list of towns and villages in the provinces of Kermanshah and Kurdistan …

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London’s Persian bakery open 365 days a year where people queue in the street for its specialty bread and traditional pastries

Towards one end of the northern line exists a hidden gem of a neighborhood that could easily be mistaken for anywhere but North London, let alone the whole of the UK. The growing Middle Eastern community that has settled there over the past few decades boasts several thriving restaurants and …

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Niv Sultan tells Glenn Close how she became a Mossad agent

Photo courtesy of Niv Sultan. Tehran returns this month for its second season, much to the delight of adrenaline junkies everywhere. The spy thriller Isreali – set in the Iranian capital and featuring dialogue in Hebrew, Farsi and English – follows Tamar Rabinyan, an Iranian-born Israeli and rookie Mossad agent, …

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Will the FIFA World Cup help bridge the gaps between Iran and the United States?

At a time when tensions between Iran and the West are high and the fate of the 2015 nuclear deal hangs in the balance, an upcoming sporting fixture resembling what pundits call “ping-diplomacy” pong” revitalizes the hope that there are still opportunities to close the gaps. between the two sides. …

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8ULENTINA’s Ever-Evolving Club Music Enters A Bold New Chapter

What films were you inspired by for this project and the “Shapeshifter” music video? During quarantine, I fell into this self-directed film study where I started watching a lot of experimental Middle Eastern films from all over the region, but specifically Iranian cinema. The most striking for me was this …

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How to find your student loan agent

Since payments have been suspended on federal student loans since March 2020, not knowing who is handling your loans isn’t as crazy as it sounds. This is especially the case as the US Department of Education has announced that it will change its loan servicer at some point in the …

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Biden voices strong support for Finland and Sweden’s NATO bids

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy says he has “great expectations” for a second round of meetings scheduled for next week of partner countries supplying arms to Ukraine. Zelensky Told reporters on May 21 that he expects positive responses to his requests for multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS) and US jets at …

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Dalal Abbas’ book on influential Andalusian women hits Iranian bookstores

TEHRAN — Lebanese scholar Dalal Abbas’ 2019 book on influential women under Arab rule in Andalusia has been published in Persian. Sorush is the publisher of “Andalusian Women” translated into Persian by Musa Bidaj, a renowned Iranian translator of Arabic literature. The book is considered a reference for many researchers …

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Saudi Deputy Defense Minister Blinken affirms countries’ ‘common vision to deal with Iran’s destabilizing policies’

LONDON: Saudi Arabia is stepping up efforts to become the vanguard of a UN commitment to develop a sustainable tourism model after the sector’s resilience levels were pushed to breaking point by the pandemic and that grim new warnings about the environmental footprint of tourism have emerged. Addressing the United …

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Montenegro’s billion-dollar highway faces uncertain future after years of delay

PODGORICA – Eight years after the contract was signed, the first section of a controversial highway project in Montenegro funded by a massive $1 billion Chinese loan is nearing completion – but it still faces questions persistent about its future. Once hailed by China as a landmark deal under the …

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Start of restoration work on 30 monuments in Tehran

TEHRAN — Restoration work has started on a selection of 30 historic sites and aging buildings in Tehran province on the occasion of the national cultural heritage week, which started on Wednesday. A budget of 120 billion rials ($414,000) has been allocated for the mass catering project, the province’s deputy …

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Podcasts of the week: war reporters, hard news and great interviews

“I’m going to die now, and I wonder if it’s going to hurt.” That’s the thought that crossed Stuart Ramsay’s head in early March, when the Sky News correspondent came under heavy fire from Russian forces in Ukraine. He didn’t die, but was shot in the back, and he recounts …

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Today in retail: BJ’s sees sales increase

In retail today, Bath & Body Works is adding more eco-friendly packaging to its continuously updated product line, while Under Armor’s CEO is leaving the company as the course of its shares fall. Additionally, Uber is piloting a scheduled grocery delivery program. Bath & Body Works focuses on innovation and …

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Biden welcomes ‘momentary’ bids from Sweden and Finland to join NATO

Russian troops have full control of the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol and all Ukrainian fighters entrenched there have surrendered, the Russian Defense Ministry has said, as Moscow steps up its assault on eastern Ukraine. “The territory of the Azovstal Metallurgical Plant…has been completely liberated,” the ministry said. mentioned in …

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Chinese anime film removed from Directors’ Fortnight at eleventh hour

Censorship is a huge problem in China, as it is in Iran and some other countries, and governments are becoming less and less tolerant of criticism. We have just seen it at Cannes, at the Quinzaine des Réalisateurs. This, along with Critics’ Week, are two important components that accompany the …

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Kanoon’s Iranian Nominations for ALMA 2023 Announced

TEHRAN – The Iranian Institute for Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults (IIDCY-Kanoon) announced its nominees for the 2023 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA) on Tuesday. Thus, the writer Hamidreza Shahabadi and the illustrator Reza Dalvand will compete for the prestigious prize awarded each year by the Swedish government …

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AIMS President Fox Warns Iranian Sports Ministry Over Muaythai Conflict In Country

TEHRAN – The Secretary General of the International Federation of Muaythai Associations (IFMA), Stephan Fox, who is also Vice President of the World Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) and President of the Alliance of Recognized Independent Sports Members (AIMS) has warned that Iran’s sports ministry should not try to …

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74 heatstroke response camps set up in Sargodha – Latest News – The Nation

SARGODHA – Sargodha district administration has initially set up ‘heat stroke response camps’ at 74 locations in the district to provide medical facilities for heatwave affected patients in view of the current heatwave. According to the district administration spokesperson, 17 heatstroke intervention camps have been set up in Sargodha tehsil, …

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‘Atabai’ voted best film by Iranian critics

TEHRAN – “Atabai” directed by Niki Karimi was named best film on Saturday at the 14th Celebration of Iranian Film Critics and Scriptwriters. The winners were announced in a press release as organizers canceled their party due to the critical state of the country. “Due to the appalling economic and …

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Mortgage market opens to gig workers

Lew Sichelman The pandemic has prompted millions of workers to take a break and leave their desks and jobs – many to start their own businesses or try to work part-time. But COVID-19 has also led the two biggest providers of money for home loans to tighten their underwriting standards, …

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The Ministry of Tourism celebrates the birthday of Hossein Mahjubi, painter of peace and paradise

TEHRAN – The 92nd birthday of painter Hossein Mahjubi was celebrated by the Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts on Friday. The celebration attended by Deputy Tourism Minister Saeid Ohadi and Secretary of Iran’s Strategic Council for Foreign Relations Abbas Araghchi was held at Sadabad Cultural and Historical Complex. …

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Video Games: The West’s Alt-Right Radicalization Toolkit

The radicalization of young people and adults by the alt-right has moved beyond online discussion forums and grassroots protests into the virtual reality of video games, particularly in the Western world, through avenues such as Roblox. If left unchecked, these threats can blur the lines between radicalization and terrorism over …

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Things are getting a little too practical this week in Tehran [Apple TV+ recap] ★★

Things are getting a little too practical this week in Tehran [Apple TV+ recap] ★★

Apple TV+ show Tehran puts its second-season plot in motion this week, but the Israeli spy drama continues to take bizarre missteps in its pursuit of thrills, twists and turns. Manjar enters Farraz’s house in perfect disguise, Tamar tries out her new persona, Milad nearly screws up everything for them …

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Remembering some of the 1 million Americans lost to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic

Judy Woodruff: Margie was 71 years old. Freddie Perez de Tagle loved to sing, whether in his church choir or just answering the phone, his son told us. He moved from the Philippines to Toledo, Ohio in his twenties to be with his wife, Priscilla. A devoted grandfather, Freddie loved …

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Top 10 Places to Get a Personal Loan Online

Economic times have been difficult for most of us. It is often difficult to make the salary spread from one pay period to the next. When an unexpected event blows your budget for the month, you may wonder what to do to fill the void. One solution is to take …

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Finland heads for NATO membership, Ukraine claims gains against Russian troops

Russia’s military campaign in Ukraine appears to be running out of steam as its forces struggle to take more territory in the Donbass amid fierce resistance, Western military officials have said. After initially failing to take the capital, kyiv, in the first weeks of the war, Russian forces refocused their …

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“Shutrodhor” by Zahid Newaz: a journey through our time

Shutrodhor (Abishkar Publication, 2021) begins with the disappearance of Anwar Ali. The sky blue shirt he wore the day he disappeared ends up at Rosario Automatic Dry Cleaners, linking dry cleaner owner Rosie to Anwar Ali’s son Saikat Hassan. The story that begins with a mystifying air, evoking endless possibilities, …

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Sasanian fortress hosting the national festival of ethnic groups

TEHRAN – A national festival of Iranian ethnic groups is currently taking place at Falak-ol-Aflak Fortress, a towering monument to the Sasanians, which towers over the city of Khorramabad in western Lorestan province. Festival participants come from 25 provinces and are gathered to promote societal enthusiasm through unity among Iranian …

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Student loan relief expected to come to bankruptcy court

The Biden administration is reportedly considering expanding its targeted student debt forgiveness efforts to a broader policy that “at least” $10,000 (some have advocated up to $50,000) in student loans per borrower, eventually subject to an annual income cap, would be eligible for cancellation. There is a rough consensus that …

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Why it’s important to never abandon old friends

The pandemic of recent years has disrupted education, pushing children and educators into online classrooms. Many of these classrooms still remain virtual, with Zoom as the only method of connection. But what if schools had closed, due to widespread protests, tanks in the streets and the declaration of martial law? …

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What to do in Madison this week: Dear Evan Hansen, Read(y) to Wear, and more – Isthmus

John DeDakis, Monday 9 May, Leopold’s Books Bar Caffe, 7 p.m.: Journalists and politicians in Washington, DC, seem to be able to mount thriving side careers as mystery writers. Is this something about DC politics? (It’s not a serious question. Of course it is!) John DeDakis, former White House correspondent …

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Britney Spears’ soon-to-be husband Sam Asghari shares snap revealing wedding date has been set

Britney Spears and Sam Asghari have a date for their wedding. They don’t tell anyone when it does. The actor, 28, shared a Mother’s Day post on Sunday celebrating the Toxic singer, 40, where he revealed the two knew when they would be getting married. “Our lives have been a …

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Costco Ends Mortgage Program Membership Benefit

Costco no longer offers a mortgage program to its members. According to the wholesaler, the changes went into effect on Sunday, May 1. “Members with questions regarding their current mortgage application and loan should contact the lender they worked with,” the company said. wroteby adding a list of lenders and …

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Italian gallery identifies ‘manipulated genes’ influencing Iranian new media artists

TEHRAN — Italy’s Weber & Weber Gallery in Turin presented works by Iranian new media artists in an exhibition titled “Manipulated Genes” from March 24 to May 7. The artistic project is part of a series of three parallel exhibitions in France, Italy and Germany, the organizers announced. The exhibition …

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The Ford F-150 Lightning gets its first financing deal

Ford’s highly anticipated F-150 Lightning pickup is eligible for a financing deal. According to a newsletter sent to dealers, the all-electric pickup truck and the Ford Mustang Mach-E are offering an unusual financing program starting today. Our analysis reveals that there may be pros and cons with the first F-150 …

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J&K police recover incriminating material and sensitive papers in raids

The raids carried out in parts of the city of Jammu related to a case registered in 2007 after objectionable and sensitive slogans were shouted during the visit of Hurriyat leader Sayeed Ali Shah Geelani Police carried out raids in Gujjar Nagar and Dalpatian Mohalla in Jammu and recovered several …

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Rony Seikaly unveils his scintillating debut album “Moonwalk”

Rony Seikaly Unveils Glittering Debut Album ‘Moonwalk’: Listen Presenting her debut artist album in the most seductive of fashions, Rony Seikaly has delivered a work for the ages, in the form of ‘moon walk.’ “It’s an eclectic group of tracks that were created without any restrictions from any label,” says …

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Marvel’s ‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’: NPR

Xochitl Gomez in America Chavez, Benedict Wong in Wong and Benedict Cumberbatch in Doctor Strange. Jay Maidment/Marvel Studios hide caption toggle caption Jay Maidment/Marvel Studios Xochitl Gomez in America Chavez, Benedict Wong in Wong and Benedict Cumberbatch in Doctor Strange. Jay Maidment/Marvel Studios If you saw Avengers: Endgame in a …

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Lebanese online archive chronicles Arab immigration to Latin America

SAO PAULO, Brazil: Although approximately 18 million Latin Americans can trace their ancestry to the Arab region, little effort has been made to chronicle and preserve the writings, photographs and news clippings that document the history their migration and installation – so far. Most of the Arabs who moved to …

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Evaluation of the Chinese version of the Constipation Scoring System in Chinese women with pelvic organ prolapse

It was designed as a prospective study approved by the Peking University People’s Hospital Ethics Committee (Ethics Number: 2019PHB273-01). Patients with pelvic organ prolapse were recruited on an outpatient basis at Peking University People’s Hospital from May 2019 to January 2021. All research was performed in accordance with relevant guidelines …

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Iran celebrates National Shiraz Day

Shiraz, as the city of prominent Iranian poets Saadi and Hafez, and with great experience in the history and culture of this land, holds a special place among Iranians. It is one of the most historic cities in Iran, a spectacular city with many gardens and historical monuments that welcomes …

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Can you use a mortgage broker for a home equity loan?

A home equity loan is a type of consumer debt that allows homeowners to borrow against the equity in their home. This type of loan is often called a second mortgage because a bank or credit union will lend you a lump sum that you must repay over time. If …

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While killing one softly with the Mohan Veena, encounter Poly Varghese

By Shruti Kaushal “Music is the literature of the heart, it begins where speech ends. -Alphonse de Lamartine When I was asked to interview Poly Varghese, the best Mohan Veena player in the world, I knew nothing about him. Mohan Venena? Yes, a veena fashioned from the slide guitar? Research …

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The Ghazi exhibition at the art center includes the First Friday reception

Some of Ghazal Ghazi’s works at the Salina Art Center.Photos by Hannah Crickman courtesy of Salina Art Center”/>Some of Ghazal Ghazi’s works at the Salina Art Center. Photos by Hannah Crickman courtesy of Salina Art Center By SALINA POST Themes of heritage and family histories are central to the Salina …

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Social housing champion wins 2022 MJ Long Award

Monkman, a design team leader in the London Borough’s Department of Architecture and a ‘great advocate’ of social housing, received the award at the W Lunch, held today (3 May 2022) at The Brewery, London. It was awarded for his collective work as part of the Islington Architects team working …

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The Caribbean’s premier film festival is back

The first Caribbean film festival has made its triumphant return to the island of St Barths. The beloved Saint Barth Film Festival “Cinema Caraibes” is back from May 4 to 7, 2022. This is the first time the event has taken place since the start of the pandemic. This year …

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RELIANCE GLOBAL GROUP, INC. : Entering into a Material Definitive Agreement, Creating a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation Under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant (Form 8-K)

Section 1.01 Entering into a Material Definitive Agreement On April 26, 2022, Reliance Global Group, Inc. (the “Company”) has entered into an agreement (the “APA”) with Barra &Associates, LLC (“Seller”) pursuant to which the Company has purchased all of the assets of Barra & Associates, LLC for a purchase price …

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Art teachers win international film award – the nicholls value

Marjan Khatibi, assistant professor of art at Nicholls State University, recently won an ANMTN for an animated short she created that focuses on women’s rights. Khatibi made this short while he was a graduate student at the University of California, Santa Cruz. She had the honor of receiving the prize …

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Tribal festival aims to elevate tourism in Lorestan

TEHRAN – Lorestan is preparing to host its fifth edition of the tribal festival aimed at contributing to the development of tourism in Iran’s western province. “The 5th Ethnic Culture Festival will be held at the historic Falak-ol-Aflak complex from May 8 to 12,” CHTN said on Saturday, citing the …

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Biden’s olive branch to Iranian ayatollahs

For four decades, the US State Department has called the Islamic Republic of Iran “the world’s most active state sponsor of terrorism”. For 40 years, US officials have claimed that Iran has continued to fund, arm, train terrorists and harbor several terrorist groups. Since its inception, the Islamic Republic has …

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3 Big Mistakes I Made With My First Mortgage

Image source: Getty Images Learning from my mistakes can help you avoid ending up with the wrong home loan. Key points When I took out a mortgage for my first home, I didn’t know much about borrowing. I didn’t shop around for different lenders. I also didn’t pay a large …

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The alluring paradox of Future, plus new music from Justin Bieber and Don Toliver, Objibwe Pow Wow frontman Joe Rainey and more

Star Tracks compiles the most exciting new music from a wide range of established and emerging artists. This week’s playlist includes new music from Future, Justin Bieber with Don Toliver, Joe Rainey, Lolo Zouaï, ODESZA, Internet Money with Yeat and Wilco. Click here to listen to the Spotify playlistwhich includes …

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Mr Cooper’s Q1 revenue soars 325%, but company also cut 250 jobs – NMP

No one in the mortgage industry, it seems, is safe from layoffs these days – not even the nation’s fourth-largest mortgage service, Mr. Cooper Group, which is coming off a spectacular quarter. The Dallas-based non-bank mortgage lender and manager reported net income of $658 million, or $8.59 per diluted share, …

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Musicians from Colorado Springs and Denver to perform benefit concert for Ukraine | Culture & Leisure

Watching the war in Ukraine was difficult for Eugenia Olesnicky and Haleh Abghari. Olesnicky, an associate professor of biology at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, is a first-generation Ukrainian-American who has seen some of her relatives flee to Poland, while others remain in the attacked country. And Abghari, …

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The Development of Cyberspace Warfare in the United States, Part 6

Organic Air Force teams, cutting-edge Silicon Valley startups, or large traditional defense contractors are not mutually exclusive. Each group brings different ideas, processes, and experiences to the spectrum of cyber issues, and the development of tools driven by each team provides timely and requested capabilities to cyber forces. Additionally, the …

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Planet Financial Group, LLC, Subsidiaries Increase Portfolio in Q1 2022

MERIDEN, Conn., April 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Planet Financial Group, LLCparent company of the national mortgage lender and manager Planet Home Lending, LLC and Planet Management Group, LLCcontinued to expand its service portfolio as interest rates rose and prepayment terms shortened, ending the first quarter at $54.23 billion. The company …

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Hevi Levi: This next-gen music professional is a shrewd DJ, electronic dance music producer, and so on!

The entertainment and music industry has been one of the most creative fields for ages. It takes a significant level of creativity and innovation to produce entertaining music. The current golden age of the generation has been blessed with huge loads of talents, skills, and expertise. They consistently raised the …

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US plan to decouple tech from China lacks strategy

According to a new article by Jon Bateman of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (CEIP) think tank. “The United States cannot afford to become embroiled in technological decoupling, one of the most important global trends of the early 21st century,” wrote Bateman, a former senior intelligence analyst, policy adviser …

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Bollywood is under serious threat from Bharatiya cinema – and that’s good news-Opinion News, Firstpost

The success of ‘Pushpa: The Rise’, ‘RRR’ and ‘KGF2’ in 2022 brought about a paradigm shift in the Bharat film industry The democratization of the cinematic space is one of the most refreshing changes of recent times. Bollywood’s monopolization of cinematic space, mostly in the Hindi core, has been broken …

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Overestimating intelligence: the overestimating of the Russian armed forces

Organic Air Force teams, cutting-edge Silicon Valley startups, or large traditional defense contractors are not mutually exclusive. Each group brings different ideas, processes, and experiences to the spectrum of cyber issues, and the development of tools driven by each team provides timely and requested capabilities to cyber forces. Additionally, the …

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Toro y Moi shows his love for Filipino heritage on ‘Mahal’

Toro y Moi’s Chaz Bear hangs out at his studio in Oakland. Photo: Jessica Christian/The Chronicle After more than a decade hiding in the shadows, Chaz Bear is ready to let the world know who he is. On his latest album as Toro y Moi — the most recognizable of …

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ORGENESIS INC. : Entering into a Material Definitive Agreement, Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or Obligation Under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant, Unregistered Sale of Equity Securities, Financial Statements and Exhibits (Form 8 -K)

Section 1.01 Entering into a Material Definitive Agreement. On April 21, 2022, Orgenesis Inc. (hereinafter referred to as “we”, “us” or the “Company”) has entered into a convertible loan agreement (the “Convertible Loan Agreement”) with Yehuda Nir (the “Lender” and, together with the Company, the “Parties”), pursuant to which the …

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Old plate seized from an unauthorized excavator

TEHRAN — Iranian police have recovered an ancient clay slab from an unauthorized excavator in Neyshabur, northeast Iran. Police seized the object from the suspect’s home after learning he was digging illegally, CHTN reported Sunday. In this regard, the police arrested and handed over the suspect to the judicial system …

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Building Lenj boats recognized as craft estate

TEHRAN – The traditional craftsmanship of Lenj boat building has been recognized as an independent handicraft estate, a local official said on Sunday. From now on, all those engaged in Lenj boat making benefit from all the services and facilities provided to other craftsmen, said Leila Rahimi. Iranian Lenj vessels …

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Photo 2022 emphasizes humanity and crossing borders

You’ve probably seen the performance and visual art duo known as the Huxleys; their penchant for glitter, wild costumes and disco balls make them hard to miss. In one of their pieces “Bloodlines” for the Photo 2022 international photo festival – to be released at the Center for Contemporary Photography …

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How the Indian subcontinent discovered and appropriated the Persian khagina

On a chilly evening, we sat in the courtyard of my great-uncle’s house in Raniganj, listening to stories of life around the collieries, while plump brinjals and succulent tomatoes sat on the glowing embers of a clay oven in the corner. As the skins of the vegetables wrinkled and charred, …

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For Panah Panahi, being the son of an Iranian author was not really useful

Iranian director Panah Panahi is the son of embattled author Jafar Panahi, banned since 2010 by the Islamic theocracy from making films. But for the young filmmaker, it was the heartbreak of being away from his only brother – as well as the collective disillusionment of his compatriots – that …

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Millions of homebuyers have warned of risky loans that could mean you’ll never own a home

PURCHASING a home is one of the biggest purchases you can make. Saving money during the process is ideal and avoiding a risky loan will help. 1 Risky lending options will most likely lead to foreclosures and low property values Most Americans typically use a mortgage, a loan, or an …

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Where to Find Biryani Styles from Persian to Kongu in Chennai

Biryani pots are always in demand in Chennai any day of the week. But during the countdown to Eid, rush hour might be a bit of an understatement for lunchtime. Ironically, this celebratory dish – a festival season staple and usually the quickest to disappear at a wedding buffet – …

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3 new audiobooks to listen to now

At some point, a very long time ago, our ancestors discovered that they had the free time and the intellectual ability to tell stories. These stories may have started out as mere entertainment or as an attempt to explain the unexplainable, but over time they grew in complexity. Soon our …

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Saudi International Quran Contest Ends as Iranian Qari Finishes 4th

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Quran and Adhan of the Smell of Speech (Otr Elkalam) competition has ended in Saudi Arabia and Iranian Qari Seyed Jassem Mousavi finished in fourth place. Mustafa Maghrebi of Morocco took the title while Muhammad Ayub Asef of Great Britain and Muhammad Mujahid of Bahrain followed. …

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PERRIGO CO PLC: entering into a material definitive agreement, termination of a material definitive agreement, creation of a direct financial obligation or obligation under an off-balance sheet arrangement of a registrant, other events, statements financials and exhibits (Form 8-K)

Section 1.01 Entering into a Material Definitive Agreement. As stated earlier, on March 8, 2018, Perrigo Company plca public limited company organized under the laws of Ireland (the “Company”), and Perrigo Finance Unlimiteda public limited company governed by the laws of Ireland and a wholly owned financial subsidiary of the …

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For a black man hired to undo a Confederate legacy, it hasn’t been easy

Mr Henry called the investigation ‘ridiculous’ and added: ‘There was nothing nefarious going on’. Asked to comment on the dispute, Ms Gray, who lost to Mr Stoney in the 2020 Richmond mayoral election, said only that the removal works ‘should have cost a lot less than they did fact”. With …

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Lebanese President meets Lebanon’s envoy to Saudi Arabia ahead of his return

BEIRUT: A sudden upheaval in the exchange rate in Lebanon has angered citizens ahead of the legislative elections. Economist Louis Hobeika said the turmoil should motivate people to “vote for change and not re-elect those in power”. He told Arab News that the ruling parties had plenty of time to …

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