Picture used for illustrative purpose only.
Sheikh Mohammed expresses his pleasure with the agreement, says the programme will train our youth and astronauts for future missions.
The prime crew continued their preflight preparations at the Baikonur Cosmodrome. The main crew include Roscosmos cosmonaut Oleg Skripochka (commander), NASA astronaut Jessica Meir (flight engineer) and space flight participant Hazzaa Al Mansouri (UAE).
The UAE has been taking giant steps in space exploration. The first Arab mission to the moon is yet another worthy addition in that direction (“UAE plans first Arab mission to moon with national competencies by 2024,” Sept 26, Gulf Today).
The question that is on everyone’s mind is whether United States’ Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s visit to Tel Aviv and Ramallah and his meetings with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday and Tuesday will help in lowering the tension between the Israelis
On a sunny July afternoon, James Oliver Huberty drove his black Mercury Marquis to a McDonald’s restaurant in San Ysidro, near the border with Mexico, bearing a small arsenal and hundreds of rounds of ammunition. He opened fire on cooks and counter workers, on diners and employees hiding in a storage area, on a mother
On Friday, Memphis Police Chief Cerelyn “CJ” Davis’s department released the video of 29-year-old Tyre Nichols being killed by five Memphis police officers. The officers reportedly arrested Nichols near his home, and when he allegedly attempted to flee, they beat him, with Nichols dying in the hospital three days later, on January 10.
A local newspaper reported on the ‘Australian of the Year’ award, given to an exceptional person who then spends the next year spreading their message or work. Taryn Brumfitt, the 2023 recipient’s words were included in the paper on Australia Day, Jan. 26, ‘There is so much despair in this nation for children and adults when