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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).
As Saudi Arabia celebrated its 92nd anniversary of its emergence, it was looking into the future more than to the past, though the past marked significant milestones. Ever since the 1950s, 20 years after it has emerged, Saudi Arabia started a journey of modernization, with special emphasis on education and medical facilities.
Conflicts have consequences and unintended consequences perpetrators never imagine when they launch wars. The Ukraine war is a prime case in point. While Russian President Vladimir Putin may have prepared for predictable consequences of his invasion of Ukraine he could never have expected what has happened.
When Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez interviewed to join the House Oversight & Government Reform Committee after she was first elected in 2018, its late chairman Elijah Cummings asked her plainly, “Are you willing to do the work?” The question was unsurprising, given that his impression of her was the same as many
It’s not a good time to be a Trump. New York Attorney General Letitia James just filed a civil fraud lawsuit against Donald Trump, Donald Trump Jr., Ivanka Trump, Eric Trump, Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg, Trump Organization executive Jeffrey McConney, the Trump Organization as a whole, and other businesses