Head coach Hans-Dieter Flick sent Bayern on a two-week holiday after winning the German Cup last Saturday before fine-tuning their preparations for the Champions League.After completing the double with a 4-2 cup final win over Leverkusen, Bundesliga champions Bayern are on a 17-match winning streak dating back to February.https://www.arabnews.com/node/1701931/sport
It would be concerning if once (the players) sit through our quarantine period, and then were to test positive, we would know that, in essence, there’s a hole in our bubblehttps://www.arabnews.com/node/1701926/sport
The world’s oceans were crammed bow-to-stern with tankers laden with the black stuff that nobody wanted.There was even an armada of Saudi oil tankers on its way to the US to invade the country’s oil heartland in Texas, the story went.https://www.arabnews.com/node/1701996
Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry stressed during last month’s UN Security Council session on the GERD issue that the unilateral filling of the reservoir and operation of this dam — without an agreement that includes the necessary precautions to protect downstream communities and prevent the infliction of significant harm on their riparian rights — would heighten tensions and could provoke crises and conflicts that would further destabilize an already troubled region.https://www.arabnews.com/node/1701856
The International Energy Agency (IEA) forecast that average daily oil demand will drop by 8 million barrels per day this year, a decline of around 8 percent from last year.While the agency expects an unprecedented rebound of 5.7 million barrels per day next year, it still forecasts overall demand will be lower than in 2019 owing to ongoing uncertainty in the airline sector.Some are questioning whether demand will ever get back to 2019 levels.https://www.arabnews.pk/node/1700541/business-economy
I would like to remember once again the obvious truth.The root causes of the Second World War stem mainly from the decisions taken after the First World War.The Treaty of Versailles became a symbol of the extreme injustice to Germany.This implied that the country would be robbed and forced to pay massive compensation to the Western Allies who drained its economy.
Khalilzad has been soliciting Pakistan’s support to help start the reconciliation talks by bringing pressure to bear upon the Taliban to show more flexibility.
Riyadh is already a very important economic engine for the Kingdom, and although it’s already very successful, the plan now, under Vision 2030, is to actually take that way further, to double the population to 15 million people,” he told Arab News.https://www.arabnews.com/node/1700591/saudi-arabia
They discussed the arrangements for the Hajj season including a plan of action for field service centers.The mayor pointed out that this year’s Hajj will be safe as all necessary preemptive and precautionary measures will be taken to protect pilgrims from contracting COVID-19.
Anguished relatives are poring over photos of torture victims from Syrian prisons, posted online by activists after the United States imposed heavy new sanctions on the government of Syrian President Bashar Assad last month.https://www.arabnews.com/node/1700661/middle-east
The Israel Ministry of Defense and Israel Aerospace Industries have successfully launched the ‘Ofek 16’ reconnaissance satellite” at 4:00 am local time (0100 GMT), the ministry said in a statement.The “electro-optical reconnaissance satellite with advanced capabilities... will undergo a series of tests,” it added.Minister of Defense and Alternate Prime Minister Benny Gantz hailed the development.https://www.arabnews.com/node/1700656/middle-east
India’s new political outlook has negatively impacted its relations with other neighbors as well.This largely explains why South Asia, which happens to be one of the most happening regions of the world, is not too integrated.This is despite the fact that connectivity promotes travel, people-to-people contacts, trade and peace.Beijing seeks to promote that in the region and beyond through its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)https://www.arabnews.pk/node/1700251
Deep economic ties and extensive inter-reliance may have engineered prosperity, but it came with unintended consequences.It subverted constant vigilance and the critical planning required to mount serious global responses to a now wealthier, more powerful and geopolitically aggressive Beijing, eager to flex its muscles and just raring for a stand-off in its ascendancy to being the world’s dominant power.source: https://www.arabnews.pk/node/1699901
Princess Haifa said: “Despite our different cultures and languages, we share our belief that education is a right for everyone, that preserving heritage means securing the future, and that innovation a:nd science are the bridge that will pull us out of this pandemic the world today is living.Source: https://www.arabnews.com/node/1700166/saudi-arabia
She has worked as executive director for more than 20 years in business development, business consulting and strategic leadership, and accumulated experience in project management.She has also published more than 50 research papers and articles on research topics such as e-commerce and artificial and commercial intelligence.source: https://www.arabnews.com/node/1700161/saudi-arabia
The head of Abu Dhabi's national oil company ADNOC, Sultan al-Jaber, was named as industry and advanced technology minister and Abdullah al-Marri was appointed economy minister, as part of the restructuring announced by UAE Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum on his official Twitter account.https://www.arabnews.com/node/1700241/middle-east
After imposing strict measures early on during a first wave of infections, Israel and the Palestinian territories appeared to have contained their outbreaks, with each reporting only a few dozen new cases a day in May.But an easing of restrictions led to a steady uptick in cases over the past month.Source: https://www.arabnews.com/node/1700236/middle-east
Police Col. Iván Rojas told a news conference that the city is collecting “about 17 bodies a day.This is collapsing the police personnel and funeral workers” in the city of some 630,000 people.https://www.arabnews.com/node/1700061/world
When there were more sellers than buyers, the storage facility became full and because of lockdown measures there were no trucks to take the oil anywhere else to relieve the pressure.Still, the unprecedented event has attracted scrutiny and even raised questions about the viability of some international oil benchmarks.Ever since that day on April 20, when US crude futures collapsed and prices turned to a negative $40 per barrel, the US oil market has been looking for an alternative to Cushing.https://www.arabnews.com/node/1697961
The tax will be applied to all services and goods that are economic in nature, except for activities that have been exempted — mainly international transportation services, spare parts and consumables, maintenance and repair services for transportation, health care services, medicines and medical equipment issued by the Ministry of Health and the Food and Drug General Authority.https://www.arabnews.com/node/1698031