DUBAI — Arab female executives and academics said here Tuesday that whilst the region progressed towards better gender equality, more still needs to be done on institutional and mindset levels.

They made the call at the two-day Global Women Leaders Conference in Dubai’s Burj Al Arab Hotel. (UAE-Arab-Women)
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TEHRAN — Iran test-fired on Tuesday several ballistic missiles in the ongoing military drills attended by the senior commanders of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC).

missileThe missile drills, conducted in different parts of the country, are aimed at enhancing the deterrent power of the Islamic republic in the face of threats against the revolution and the territorial integrity of Iran, official IRNA news agency reported. (Iran-Missile-Test)
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TEL AVIV, Israel — A U.S. tourist was killed and over a dozen of Israelis were injured in a slew of attacks, along with four dead Palestinian attackers, throughout Tuesday, amid the arrival of U.S. Vice President Joe Biden to Israel and six months of raging violence.

The latest of the attacks took place in the Jaffa area, part of the Tel Aviv municipality, in several locations. An assailant managed to stab nearly a dozen people in different locations along the Jaffa and Tel Aviv coastline, before he was shot and killed by police forces, according to police spokeswoman Luba Samri. The attacker was identified as a 22-year old Arab Israeli from Qalqiliya, an Arab village in central Israel. (Israel-Stabbing-U.S.)
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ISTANBUL — Turkey’s burgeoning nuclear sector needs Chinese companies’ experience to enable a “safe and reliable” development, a Turkish official said here on Tuesday.

“Turkey needs close collaboration with Chinese companies to learn more about their experience in diverse fields including human resources, training, education and technology transfer,” said Sule Ergun, a nuclear energy expert. (Turkey-China-Nuclear) Enditem

Source: Xinhua


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