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September 12, 2017

UEFA have opened an investigation into the Qatari-owned club's "recent transfer activity" but are PSG in the wrong — or is the whole system flawed?
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UEFA have opened an investigation into the Qatari-owned club's "recent transfer activity" but are PSG in the wrong — or is the whole system flawed?
A model looks stylish as hell during New York Fashion Week. (Roy Rochlin / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP)
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Tall, short, big, small: we're all happy as hell that we're celebrating women—all women—at Fashion Week!
Kylie "Big Lips" Jenner. (Sky Cinema / Shutterstock.com)
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"Life with Kylie" star Kylie Jenner had a moment of epiphany after a complaint she heard at age 15.
International Cricket Council logo
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Dubai [UAE], Sept 11 (ANI): International Cricket Council (ICC) chairman Shashank Manohar on Monday welcomed the return of international cricket in Pakistan as the Faf du Plessis-led World XI side is all set to tour the country for a three-match T20 series in Lahore this week.
Larry David in his default state. (HBO)
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"Seinfeld" co-creator Larry David is back with season 9 of "Curb Your Enthusiasm." God help us all.
September 11 attacks (AFP/File)
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Researchers conducted blood tests on 308 children, 123 who came in direct contact with dust on 9/11.
The most common abuse cases involve physical abuse among students at schools. (AFP/File Photo)
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The most common abuse cases involve physical abuse among students at schools.
 Naguib Sawiris became the face of Egyptian-North Korean relations. (AFP/File)
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President Trump recently declared in a "policy tweet" he was considering suspending trade with "any nation that does business with North Korea".
British Police (AFP/File Photo)
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They have also been charged with possessing terrorist material.
The ex-Monaco teenager and Neymar arrived at Parc des Princes over the summer, and Nasser Al-Khelaifi says the club's commercial profile is booming
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The ex-Monaco teenager and Neymar arrived at Parc des Princes over the summer, and Nasser Al-Khelaifi says the club's commercial profile is booming
Photo: @FIFAcom
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OFFICIAL: @AlJazira_uae are the confirmed representatives of host country UAE at this year's #ClubWC in December

September 11, 2017

Carlos Eduardo (Photo: Twitter)
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Carlos Eduardo scored a hat-trick as Saudi Arabian champions Al Hilal swept aside UAE’s Al Ain 3-0 in the second leg of the 2017 AFC Champions League quarter-final on Monday.
Actress Maram Ali. (Twitter)
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Such scandal. Syrian actress Maram Ali is the centre of controversy today for her shoulder tattoo
Abou Zahab in his shop in Beirut on Aug. 6, 2017. (Photo: The Daily Star/Finbar Anderson)
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The shop run by Tareq Abou Zahab feels smaller than it is.
The North American cover of "Kingdom of Olives and Ash." (Harper Perennial)
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In "Kingdom of Olives and Ash," 26 writers take a tour of the Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza, confronting what editor and Pulitzer Prize-winning writer calls "an offense to humanity." This is a review of the book.
Destroyed grave of Prophet Jonah, Iraq, Mosul. (Lena Ha / Shutterstock)
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Mosul, finally free from the grip of ISIS, is home to a swath of ancient treasures.
Youngsters invited to play a central role in the tournament
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Youngsters invited to play a central role in the tournament
Lavrov made the remarks at a joint press conference held with Jordanian counterpart Ayman Safadi in Jordanian capital Amman. (AFP/File)
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Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov, made the remarks at a joint press conference held with Jordanian counterpart Ayman Safadi in Jordanian capital Amman.
The Egyptian Football Association (EFA)
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Egypt's senior football refereeing official has admitted to sub-standard performance on the part of some referees in the first round of the new season.
Rihanna at the Elysee Palace. (Frederic Legrand - COMEO / Shutterstock.com)
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Rihanna made quite the entrance at a fashion show with a motorcycle.
Apple CEO Tim Cook. (AFP)
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Rumors are swirling that Apple's iPhone 8 release will face delays.
There are a lot of great deals now available in Dubai's property market. (File photo)
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Here are seven reasons why it’s a good time to buy property in Dubai.
Podcasting, blogging and gamifying are just some of the tools modernizing the classroom today. (File photo)
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From podcasting to blogging, these are just some of the essential tools that can help create an interactive classroom.
"The motorist left the victim at the hospital and sped away with his vehicle,” the official source told The Jordan Times. /Shutterstock
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Authorities on Sunday said they arrested one person and are currently searching for a second suspect in connection with the stabbing death of a man in Amman earlier in the day.
Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, UAE Minister of Economy, heading the Emirati delegation in Beijing. (Courtesy of WAM)
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The UAE and China have agreed to strengthen economic cooperation by focusing on 13 vital sectors at a meeting in Beijing.
Photo: Muscat Daily
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Triathletes from across the region will descend on the Millennium Resort Mussanah for Oman’s second annual Millennium Triathlon on October 27.
Photo: Shape Magazine
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I love spinning but it doesn’t always love me back. So when I decided to try aqua cyling, an underwater spin class at the Motion Plus Aquatic & Therapy Center in Lawndale...
British journalist Yvonne Ridley was kidnapped by The Taliban in 2001.
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In 2001, British journalist Yvonne Ridley was kidnapped by the Taliban in Afghanistan. Upon her release she left behind her life as hard living Fleet Street journalist and converted to Islam. She is now one of the most outspoken, and at times controversial, activists in the Muslim world.
Qatar's Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani speaking earlier in the crisis (AFP)
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Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani also blasted the bloc's "illegal siege which clearly violates international laws."
Hundreds of Egyptian security personnel have been killed in attacks across Sinai /Shutterstock.
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At least five policemen were killed and another three injured in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula on Monday when their vehicles struck a number of roadside bombs, according to local security sources.
A report predicts that the two hurricanes will cause nearly $250 billion worth of damage. (AFP/ File)
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Also in this podcast: Apple’s new iPhone, Equifax fall out, and Cityscape Global.
A picture taken on March 18, 2015 shows Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) and his son Yair visiting the Wailing Wall in Jerusalem (Thomas Coex/AFP)
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The Daily Stormer published a reaction article to Yair's meme titled "Netanyahu’s Son Posts Awesome Meme Blaming the Jews for Bringing Down His Jew Father," in which Andrew Anglin, the neo-Nazi site's founder and editor, referred to the young Netanyahu as "a total bro".
Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed, Crown Prince of Dubai, at the opening of Cityscape Global 2017. (Courtesy of Dubai Media Office)
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Cityscape Global was inaugurated on Monday by Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed, Crown Prince of Dubai.
The global police agency issued arrest warrant for Yousef al-Qaradawi in 2014 at request of Egypt’s post-coup regime. (AFP/File)
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The global police agency issued arrest warrant for Yousef al-Qaradawi in 2014 at request of Egypt’s post-coup regime.
Muslim cleric Sheikh Salman al-Awdah, 60, was reportedly taken into custody on Saturday, just days after he took to Twitter to welcome reports that Saudi and Qatari royals had made contact after months of their prolonged dispute (Twitter)
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Reports of the arrests came amid widespread speculation that King Salman bin Abdulaziz was preparing to abdicate in favour of his son, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
French-Lebanese filmmaker Ziad Doueiri will stand before a military tribunal on Monday over a controversial movie he directed five-years-ago, which was partly shot in Israel (Youtube)
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French-Lebanese filmmaker Ziad Doueiri will stand before a military tribunal on Monday over a controversial movie he directed five-years-ago, which was partly shot in Israel.
A senior UN human rights official on Monday said Myanmar's security operation in Rakhine state "seems a textbook example of ethnic cleansing" (AFP)
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High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein said the force used in the operations is "clearly disproportionate" to rebel attacks carried out last month.
A photo taken on September 6, 2017 shows the Hotel Mercure in Marigot, near the Bay of Nettle, on the French Collectivity of Saint Martin, during the passage of Hurricane Irma. (AFP / LIONEL CHAMOISEAU)
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Power has been cut to 4 million homes in Florida as millions fled the state as Hurricane Irma moved up the coast.
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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had planned to attend the conference of several dozen African nations.
Billboards show the logo of the Islamic State (IS) group in the northern countryside of Deir Ezzor, where Syrian pro-government forces are holding a position on September 9, 2017 (George Ourfalian/AFP)
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The stolen passports are genuine identity papers that have been left blank allowing them to be filled out with details of by forgers.
The Saudi government funded a ‘dry run’ for 9/11, a New York Post story has claimed (Flickr)
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Paul Sperry is the author of “Infiltration: How Muslim Spies and Subversives have Penetrated Washington” and "Muslim Mafia: Inside the Secret Underworld That's Conspiring to Islamize America".
Russian warplanes(AFP/File)
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Nine children were among the dead.
Throw cash at him and maybe he'll stop murdering everyone. (Warner Bros. Pictures)
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Killer clowns mean box office gold. The new "It" film is king at the box office.
Iraqi Kurds wave Kurdish flags and hold torches as they walk up a mountain during a gathering to show support for the upcoming independence referendum and encourage people to vote in the town of Akra, some 500 kilometres north of Baghdad on September 10, 2017. (SAFIN HAMED / AFP)
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Kurdish Rally
Imagine trying to introduce him to your parents. (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
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The Venice Film Festival just rewarded Guillermo del Toro ("Pan's Labyrinth") for his new film, "The Shape of Water."

September 10, 2017

People gather for the football match between Hodan and Waberi district for the first time in thirty years at the Konis Stadium, renovated by FIFA, in Mogadishu, Somalia, on September, 8, 2017.
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For the first time in more than 30 years, thousands of residents and fans watched a nighttime soccer match in Mogadishu, often described as the world's most dangerous capital.
Massimiliano Allegri has confirmed that his side will be missing Sami Khedira and Claudio Marchisio when they travel to Camp Nou to face the La Liga giants on Tuesday
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Massimiliano Allegri has confirmed that his side will be missing Sami Khedira and Claudio Marchisio when they travel to Camp Nou to face the La Liga giants on Tuesday
South Africa's Hashim Amla walks back to the pavilion after losing his wicket on the second day of the first Test match between England and South Africa at Lord's Cricket Ground in central London on July 7, 2017.
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World XI’s star player Amla believes the tour will be memorable and enjoyable
Photo: Muscat Daily
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Defending domestic league champion, Dhofar Club, sent a strong signal of its intention to defend its title on Saturday as it defeated...
Robbie Simpson in action for Exeter City against Crewe Alexandra. (Photo: Graham Hunt//ProSports/Rex/Shutterstock)
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Football dressing rooms can be ruthless places. The social hierarchy is established, the wisecracks are often merciless and there aren’t...
Chairman of the EU’s political and security committee Walter Stevens (L), NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg (2ndL), Estonian Defence Minister Juri Luik (3rdR) /AFP
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The world is more dangerous now than it has been for a generation, the head of Nato has said.
Russia is considered Sudan's top military partner. (WikiImages/ Pixabay)
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Russia has expressed interest in carrying out joint investment projects with Sudan.
Could Amman see its first metro soon? (SofiLayla/ Pixabay)
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A study by the Chinese Railway Engineering Corp. has confirmed that the topography of the city allows the implementation of the Amman Metro.
Pennywise likes the money. (Warner Bros. Pictures)
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The horror film "It" is doing really well, allowing Hollywood a sigh of relief.
"Both the Prime Minister's Office and the Foreign Ministry refused to comment on the issue," said the Israeli media report on the alleged "secret meeting" (Left: the Kremlin, Right: Wikimedia Commons)
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"Both the Prime Minister's Office and the Foreign Ministry refused to comment on the issue," said the Israeli media report on the alleged "secret meeting".
Is this the end for Swiss private banks? (SofiLayla/ Pixabay)
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Some 60 to 70 Swiss private banks are facing serious problems that could force them to close down or sell up, according to a study by KPMG.
Nearly 30% of Arab boys in Israel surveyed said they’d been victims of sexual assault. That’s in comparison to 17-18% of Arab girls who reported being sexually assaulted. (Facebook)
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The findings of the study pushed a Jewish Israeli to open up Israel's first sexual assault hotline in Arabic.
The UNHCR estimates that around 80 per cent of Syrian refugees live outside established camps. [Photo Courtesy RUP]
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Non-profit organisation Refugee Utility Project (RUP) decided to tackle this environmental challenge and turn it into an opportunity to support the refugee community by using recycled products to create air conditioners.
Chris Rock. (Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock.com)
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The comedian Chris Rock is coming to Dubai. Get the details here.
A Chinese factory for trucks and minibuses is coming to Egypt. (Gregor/ Pixabay)
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A Chinese company has decided to establish a factory to produce trucks and minibuses in Egypt.
Lebanese President Michel Aoun, who chaired a meeting of Lebanon's Higher Defense Council on Friday (AFP)
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The alleged violation of Lebanese airspace was made on Thursday during an Israeli strike on a Syrian government target.
Busy day at work? Don’t fret: A friendly robotic assistant may soon take the strain. (Shutterstock)
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Busy day at work? Don’t fret: A friendly robotic assistant may soon take the strain.
The Iraqi Minister of Youth Abdul-Hussein Abtan thanked the players before they flew from Basra (Photo: @hassaninmubarak)
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The Iraqi city of Basra saw 65,000 football-mad spectators enjoy a thrilling 90-minute spectacle featuring international legends and Iraq's own football stars in efforts to lift the country's FIFA ban.
Saudi football team
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Says Saudi team's qualification for the World Cup finals in Russia deserved such praise
From the TV adaptation of "12 Angry Men." (United Artists)
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"12 Angry Men" is a great play and a great film. And now it's coming to Dubai
The timing of the incident is interesting, coming as it did almost exactly as Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman spoke on the phone with the Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, for the first time since tensions began (AFP)
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The claim was shared on social media over the weekend.
Nicki Minaj Stuns in Curvy Red Skirt at Philip Plein NYFW Show. (Nicki Minaj / Swan Gallet / WWD / REX / Shutterstock)
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Nicki Minaj gets in a curvy red skirt and turns heads.
Anti-arms trade campaigners protest in London (Wikimedia Commons)
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“The UK has consistently armed many of the most brutal and authoritarian regimes in the world, and a number have been invited to London to buy weapons,” said Andrew Smith of Campaign Against Arms Trade.
Kim Kardashian with husband Kanye West. (Instagram / KimKardashian)
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Kim Kardashian and Sharon Osbourne are decidedly at odds after Kim posted nude photos of herself.
A picture taken on September 9, 2017 shows Egyptian labourers and archaeologists unearthing mummies at a newly-uncovered ancient tomb for a goldsmith. (Khaled Desouki/AFP)
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Archaeologists in Egypt have uncovered the grave of a wealthy goldsmith who lived in Luxor around 3,000 years ago and left behind a rich trove of treasures when he died.
Bashir Ahmad. (Emanuel Sarfaraz / Gulf News)
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In Lahore, a man named Bashir Ahmad is working to save Pakistani and Indian art from dying.
Newly arrived Rohingya refugees scuffle for relief supplies at Kutupalong refugee camp in the Bangladeshi locality of Ukhia on September 9, 2017 (Munir Uz Zaman/AFP)
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"ARSA strongly encourages all concerned humanitarian actors resume their humanitarian assistance to all victims of the humanitarian crisis, irrespective of ethnic or religious background during the ceasefire period," the group said in a statement.
Ties between the United States and its NATO ally have been strained by Washington's support for the YPG Kurdish fighters in the battle against the Islamic State group in Syria (Wikimedia Commons)
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"Noting the strategic partnership between Turkey and the United States, the two leaders emphasised the importance of continuing to work together to further strengthen bilateral relations and increase stability in the region," the Turkish Presidency said in a statement.

September 9, 2017

Sir Alex Ferguson was presented with an opportunity to sign the future legend in 1996, but did not want to upset Zidane’s countryman
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Sir Alex Ferguson was presented with an opportunity to sign the future legend in 1996, but did not want to upset Zidane’s countryman
Egypt's Mohamed Salah played the whole first half of Liverpool's 5-0 thrashing at rivals Manchester City in the English Premier League on Saturday.
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Egypt's Mohamed Salah played the whole first half of Liverpool's 5-0 thrashing at rivals Manchester City in the English Premier League on Saturday.
Omar Abdul Rahman ‘Amoory’
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Star UAE playmaker ‘not at all happy’ to miss World Cup qualifiers
The tournament is the brainchild of Dr. Khamis Al Rahbi, the secretary general of the Oman Hockey Association, and Ali Javed, Ambassador of Pakistan to Oman. (Photo: Times of Oman)
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Residents in Oman will soon be able to see some of Asia’s finest hockey players, as well as many upcoming talents, live in the Sultanate, with the Stars Light Syed Fayaz...
With nine points in three games, Palestine needs a single point in the next three games to qualify for the Asian Cup which will take place in the UAE in January 2019.
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The Palestinian national football team beat Bhutan 2-0 in the Asian Cup qualifier to head the four-country group that also includes Oman and the Maldives.
It's hard to separate Hello Psychaleppo from the art. (Facebook / Hello Psychaleppo)
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In the second half of our interview, Hello Psychaleppo talks to us about his upcoming album, "Toyour," and recommends some sweet Arabic music (mostly) to settle down the weekend.