The United States sued Saudi Arabia! What is going on? China launched a counterattack on Saudi Arabia's "special" oil price! Dubai Prince drives mini three-wheeled vehicles; Dubai strengthens control over British food imports

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The United States sued Saudi Arabia! What is going on? China launched a counterattack on Saudi Arabia's "special" oil price! Dubai Prince drives mini three-wheeled vehicles; Dubai strengthens control over British food imports

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/// The United States sued Saudi Arabia! What is going on?

< In recent days, a court document showed that a judge in the United States made a default judgment and demanded that Iran pay a total of more than US$6 billion in compensation to victims of the September 11 attacks. On September 11, 2001, two hijacked passenger planes crashed into the World Trade Center in New York and the Pentagon in Washington. In another plane that was slammed into the White House, passengers and the hijackers had a confrontation. In the end, the plane crashed in an open space in Pennsylvania. The 911 terrorist attack killed nearly 3,000 people.

The court documents of the Southern District Court of New York revealed that Iran was required to pay the deceased "each spouse pays $12.5 million, each parent $8.5 million, $8.5 million per child, each sibling $4.25 million." The annual interest rate of 4.96% will apply from September 11, 2001 to the date of the judgment. Since the defendant did not appear in court to defend his case, the court made a default judgment.

In 2011 and 2016, Judge DannyErls respectively made a default judgment against Iran and demanded that Iran pay the victims and insurance companies billions of dollars to compensate for the losses and deaths caused by the September 11 attacks.

The report said Iran has not commented on these cases. Although the lawsuit alleges that Iran provided training and other assistance for the September 11th hijackers, there is still a lack of strong evidence that Iranians have been involved. The mission of the 9/11 investigation committee was to “comprehensively and completely describe” the attack. At present, the committee only discovered that some of the September 11th hijackers had crossed Iran while on their way to Afghanistan, but their passports were not stamped. In addition, no evidence was found that Iran has direct support for terrorist attacks.

Saudi Arabia is also the main target of the U.S. claim. The plaintiff stated that Saudi Arabia provided material support to 19 hijackers. In addition, 15 of the 19 hijackers were Saudi citizens. The plaintiff is suing Saudi Arabia and demanding compensation of billions of dollars.

Sovereign countries are generally exempt from prosecution in US courts, but this situation changed in 2016. In that year, the United States passed the "Legal Sanctions against Terrorist Funders Act", which makes it possible for countries involved in terrorism to be sued in U.S. courts.

For so many years...

///China counterattacked Saudi Arabia's "special" oil price!

< Recently, Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia’s largest oil company, announced that it will raise the official selling price of Arabian light crude oil for Asian customers in May, mainly to China, which is higher than the price per barrel sold to Europe and the United States. Out of each barrel 1-3 US dollars.

This Saudi price increase shows that it is tailor-made for China. Japan, India and other countries are all Saudi clients, but Saudi Arabia has always insisted on different countries' policy of discrimination. The crude oil sold by Saudi Arabia to China has an average price of $1.50 per barrel more than Japan and India. Not only that, in addition to price increases, oil sold to China is raised by 12 cents a month. Every year, China’s oil consumption is very large. In 2017, China’s oil consumption reached a staggering 579 million tons, and China’s dependence on imported oil is as high as 70%. For a long time, China has always lacked the right to speak in oil. Saudi Arabia and other oil countries want prices to rise. China's oil prices can be regarded as the world's most floating number. The Saudis’ unscrupulous price increase against China is in fact eating out of China's dependence on Saudi crude oil and its heavy reliance on Saudi crude oil.

Saudi Arabia and other Middle Eastern countries have become accustomed to rising oil prices, but this time, China's counterattacks have been very rapid. Sinopec first announced a 40% cut in crude oil imports from the Middle East, and instead purchase it from other sources. When the news came out, Saudi Arabia and other countries were also dumbfounded. As Asia's largest oil refiner, Sinopec is Saudi Arabia’s most important buyer, which is a 40% reduction. Saudi Arabia can be said to have suffered heavy losses. According to a news report from the China News Agency, China has already overcome the geological exploration difficulties in the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. At present, the daily output of crude oil in Qinghai Oilfield has been stable at more than 6,000 tons during the day and it is developing gratifyingly. In addition, in March of this year, China established its own oil futures trading platform. Afterwards, oil trading will no longer be traded in US dollars and used renminbi. China is also expected to use this futures market to win crude oil pricing power. By that time, Saudi Arabia wants to sell oil. China can no longer bypass China and say it by itself.

who fear who!

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///Dumont: Masterpiece of AI Composing

Dumont is the first in the world to be created by artificial intelligence City-themed songs. The first work was exhibited by an exhibition organizer and an artificial intelligence virtual artist and will be unveiled at the Future Technology Week. The ode to Dubai is based on the 30,000 symphonic scores of the greatest composers in history, including Mozart, Beethoven, and Bach. Artificial intelligence virtual artists combine original classical scores. Personalized music will bring about an important transformation in the way we consume and create music. Imagine how wonderful it would be if Beethoven wrote your music sounds based on your personality and your story!

Is there anything else that artificial intelligence can't do?

///The number of cancer cases in the Middle East will double by 2030

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Gulf News: According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the incidence of cancer in the Middle East, including the UAE, is rising and is expected to increase by 2030 Doubled. According to the latest data released by the health authorities in Abu Dhabi, in the UAE alone, there are 4,500 new cancer cases each year, including breast cancer, colon cancer, and lung cancer. According to the 2013 data provided by the World Health Organization, 78 per 100,000 people died, and the target is to reduce the mortality rate by 18% by 2021. of course,Not all countries can use resources equally to solve cancer problems. At the Middle East Cancer Conference in Dubai this week, people will focus on formulating appropriate strategies to combat this problem.

Be sure to pay attention to diet health and safety!

/// AED Dhabi to encourage medical innovation with 3 million dirhams

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Gulf News: Abu Dhabi launches its first Technology and Innovation Pioneer (TIP) Healthcare Award on Thursday to introduce innovative technologies to improve healthcare face. According to reports, a total of 19 people in related fields have won this award. They are committed to the development of patents, concepts and technology of start-up companies, and bring innovative solutions to healthcare to help manage non-communicable diseases such as diabetes and Asthma improves patient's quality of life. Applicants from several countries, including UAE, Saudi Arabia, India, Pakistan, France and Egypt, submitted more than 1,180 innovations. The TIP Award aims to achieve innovation and promote cooperation with the private sector. While conducting local and international seminars, it strives to train applicants to encourage further innovation.

Hope to develop a good way to completely treat cancer~

///Cooling in the existing home market in Dubai

Gulf News: Dubai's real estate buyers once again showed their preference for existing homes. For four consecutive months, the existing home market has performed relatively well compared to the demand for the futures. During this period, Dubai sold a total of 4,107 homes, a decrease of 12% from the same period last year. However, according to the data released by Reidin-GCP, the sales of 期房 fell considerably. As of April 30, there was a 30% drop to 6,086 homes, compared to 8,736 in the same period of last year. Sameer Lakhani, Managing Director of Global Capital Partners, said: “At present, this situation is changing. The sales of existing homes in Sports City, downtown and Jumeirah have shown a warming trend.”

Life is ups and downs......


/// Sheikh Rashid Tunnel in Dubai opened on Thursday

Gulf News : Thursday, the Sheikh Rashid Tunnel started in September 2016Through. The Dubai Road and Traffic Authority stated that the tunnel is located at the intersection of Sheikh Rashid Street and Sheikh Khalifa Street. There are four lanes in each direction, serving the New Delhi Tunnel and the Algardjo Bridge. Between the drivers, this will increase traffic flow and reduce traffic congestion. In the future, RTA will improve local transportation by improving roads, bridges, ports and armed police, and launch comprehensive solutions for roads and marine networks to match population growth and support investment development in the Emirates.

No traffic jam is king!

///Dubai Prince Driving a Mini Three-wheel Car< /p>

The National News: As Crown Prince Dubai, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed should be more accustomed to driving a supercar. But he has been trying different modes of transportation recently, even including small three-wheeled cars. He issued a photo on the Instagram page, which looks like the BMW Isetta in the 1950s. His Instagram also has photos and videos on the glass deck of the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere - Chicago Sky Deck.


///The Skype ban is expected to be lifted

Gulf News: Since Skype was offline again last year, internet voice protocols such as Skype, Vibe and WhatsApp have been banned ( VoIP service has become a hot topic for UAE residents. On Wednesday, senior officials of the Dubai government responsible for smart cities and new technologies said in an interview with Gulf News that Skype is one of the necessities of life, even though Dubai has positioned itself as one of the most accessible and technologically-highest cities in the world. But the ban on Skype is very annoying. She hopes that the ban on this video and voice chat application will soon be lifted. In addition, TRA is negotiating with Microsoft and Apple on Skype and FaceTime. He stressed that as the UAE investment continues to grow, it needs to maintain close relations with technology companies.

Wechat is very useful~

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///Dubai strengthens control over British food imports

Gulf News Release: Thursday,The Dubai Municipality proposed to strengthen the regulation of imported food in the United Kingdom. Dr Essam Sharaf Al Hashemi, Head of Food Trade Controls, met with Adel Khan, the UK's international trade and investment adviser, to discuss strengthening food protection and control measures in Dubai. The meeting discussed various aspects of the cooperation between the municipal government and the British Embassy's international trade department, ensuring that the Dubai Emirates import food, and other issues of cooperation in food protection and public health. Hashemi briefed the British official on the city’s food archives and initiatives to control the source of all imports into the emirate. It also reviewed the food trade statistics between Dubai and the United Kingdom, and how to simplify the UAE's requirements for British food transportation.

Health must be eaten!

/// UAE Arabic Database for Children's Benefit p>

The National News: A research project of the University of UAE's Department of Linguistics holds the copyright of the UAE Arabic Language Corpus. The University’s Department of Linguistics is currently working on the development of other corpora for children with language disorders and children with autism. The corpus provides the materials needed by the UAE children for language learning at different stages of development and forms a basic database to compare typical and atypical children's language development. The department proposed a new BSc project on communication science and disease. Development experts can be used to detect the presence or absence of language in children by comparing typical developing children with atypical children of the same age.obstacle. The purpose of the program is to compile the research results, incorporate them into the curriculum, and develop programs for children and adults with language barriers.

Arabic is really hard...

///Weekend in the UAE, don't miss these


It's weekend again, where to play What? What else can you miss this week? The following Xiaobian recommend for you.

1. Water activities in Abu Dhabi: This weekend and the next weekend there is a fun-filled water sports event that is suitable for children to play with.

Time: Fridays, Saturdays 12am to 7pm

Location: A'l Bahar, Corniche

Rate: Dh100 See

2. Jumeirah Restaurant Week: You can enjoy three specialties in the gourmet restaurant during the last few days of Jumeirah Restaurant Week.

Location: Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Madinat Jumeirah, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Jumeirah Creekside Hotel and Jumeirah Emirates Towers. Fee: AED 150, see

3. Crowne Plaza 24th Anniversary Celebration: Gather your friends on Friday to Crowne Plaza Dubai and participate in the hotel's birthday party!

Time: 12:00am on May 4th

Place: Trade Centre Area, Shaikh Zayed Road

Fee: Dhila 24 per drink

4. Family weekend trip: This summer, guests at Nikki Beach Resort and Dubai Spa will be able to stay in a sea view room and take advantage of the resort's 50% discount. In addition to providing free breakfast for the whole family every day, parents can also enjoy 20% discounts on meals and drinks for children.

Location: Nikki Beach Resort and Spa Dubai

Rate: AED 990

Discount Contact Phone Number 04 376 6000

The hot weather doesn't want to go out...

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