July 18, 2018
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July 18, 2018

Across the world, countries are moving towards a cashless society, owing to the convenience and cost-effectiveness associated with digital payments.

While, digital money transfer services are developing rapidly in other parts of the world, in the UAE and other Gulf countries, a major chunk of remittance transactions is still conducted through cash. However, in the UAE, this trend is on its way to a makeover owing to the government’s initiatives towards building a digital culture in the UAE.

To aid in the transformation of the UAE into a cashless economy by promoting the evolution of digital remittances in the"...

July 18, 2018

Apple kicked off celebrations of World Emoji Day by unveiling 70 new Emojis, to be released along with the new iOS update.

World Emoji Day is an unofficial global celebration observed each year on the 17th of July since 2014.

New emoji characters including redhead and bald options make it even easier to personalize every message.

The word Emoji comes from the Japanese “e” meaning picture and “moji”"...

July 18, 2018

Hamas Movement strongly condemned Israel’s decision to close Karam Abu Salem crossing and to reduce the fishing zone for Gazans.

In a press statement issued Monday evening, spokesman for the group Abdul Latif al-Qanoua called on international community to break their silence towards “Israel’s crimes against humanity.”

Along the same line, the Movement’s pokesperson Hazem Qassem warned Israel of “dangerous consequences” over its fresh restrictions at a"...

July 18, 2018

A report by Jerusalem Center for Legal Aid and Human Rights on Israeli demolition operations, that targeted Palestinian facilities in Occupied Jerusalem during the first six months of 2018, revealed that 63 structures have been razed in the city.

The report showed that the demolitions have led to displacement of 51 Palestinians including 21 minors and that al-Issawiya is the most affected town as eight of its facilities have been knocked down. Silwan town came in the second place whereas 12 of its buildings were razed.


July 18, 2018

Palestinian official sources on Tuesday announced that Egyptian authorities decided to reopen Rafah border crossing with Gaza starting from Wednesday.

The Palestinian ambassador to Cairo, Diyab al-Louh, said in a brief press statement that the crossing will assume working on Wednesday after solving the technical problems that led to its closure on Monday, according to Quds Press.

Egyptian authorities on Tuesday afternoon denied the closure of the border crossing and affirmed the continuation"...

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