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لا تقلقوا أیها الجزائریون.. سنتأهل فی "الکان 2019" ونسجد فی الملعب | قوق محمد


کانت تصلی وتسجد، وتعید الکرة مرة وأربع مرات تدعو الله، تتکلم وتتمتم، لم أفهم من الکلمات غیر اللهم انصرنا، اللهم انصرنا، یا رب، یا رب، فی تلک اللحظة لم تکن المباراة قد بدأت، کانت دقائق مناجاة بین الله وبین المناصرین للفریق الوطنی الجزائری على السنغال، الجمهور یدعو الله، ویناجی الله الذی فی نظرنا یستطیع أن یجلب لنا ما نرید، ومهما کان مستحیلاً، ونعتبر ما قدمناه لله فی دعائنا هو وجوب الانتصار والنصرة، هناک کذلک من هاتَفَ أمّه وجدّته وجدّه وأحد أقاربه ومعارفه ه فی العُمرة أمام الکعبة، إن قوة الدعاء الذی صعد إلى الله فی ذلک الیوم کان کبیراً وعظیماً؛ لأن الفوز یجب أن ی ، ویجب فی ذات الوقت أن تخسر تونس کی تصعد الجزائر، لکن ما لم أفهمه کلمة انصرنا فی الصلاة والدعاء، وکأن نصر المسلمین یجب أن ی على حساب مسلمین آ ین هم تونس، وهل یحق لنا إدخال کلمة نصر فی حضرة الله؟ تخیل مثلاً أن الله یضرب طائفة مسلمة






أیها الجزائریون.. أخطأتم البوصلة والأَولى أن یسقطوا هم | عبد القادر بن مسعود


ج المنتخب الجزائری من کأس إفریقیا بالغابون کما دخل، ویا لَیته لم یدخل، هزیمة وتعادلان حصیلة المنتخب العالمی الذی عوّلت علیه الحکومة الجزائریة حتى الأنف، من أجل تغطیة فشلها المعیشی، نموی والاقتصادی وحتى ال ، فشل کان یراد للمنتخب الوطنی لکرة القدم أن یغطیه بما قیل قبل بدایة الدورة، بأن الکأس إفریقیا مطلب شرعی وطنی.إقصاء الخضر من کأس إفریقیا ب وجهم فی قاعدة هرم الکأس، الدور الأول لیس بدایة الفشل، فقد سبق هذه المهزلة مهازل یندى لها الجبین من عارها.کان من المفروض أن تنظَّم کأس إفریقیا 2017 بالجزائر، بعد أن سوَّقت الحکومة وباعت للجزائریین وهماً اسمه تنظیم البطولة، تفاؤل الجزائریین بفوز الجزائر ب نظیم، و تویج حسب معتقدهم بلغ عنان السماء، تصریحات المسؤول الأول عن الحکومة، بعزم الحکومة وال ة الجزائریة على تسخیر کل الإمکانیات من أجل الفوز ب نظیم، قبیل إعلان نتیجة الکاف عن المنظّم جعلت من ال الأول ب






کیف أنهى الجمهور مباراة "أبو تریکة" والنظام بمرتدَّة فی الدقائق الأولى؟ | مصطفى


فی ردة فعل عنیفة وسریعة هاجم ملایین من محبی اللاعب المصری الخلوق لاعب النادی الأهلی، ومنتخب مصر السابق محمد أبو تریکة قرار المحکمة ی قررت وضع اسم تریکة على قوائم الإرهاب؛ بل امتد غضبهم، لیطال کل مَن أید هذا القرار من إعلامیین أو فنانین أو حتى عامة الشعب، الأمر الذی جعل بعضاً من هؤلاء یعدل عن رأیه؛ بل یعتذر عن تأییده لهذا القرار، وجعل البعض الآ یبادر بالثناء على أمیر القلوب، ویعلن رفضه لقرار المحکمة، سواء کان مقتنعاً ببراءة تریکة أو ملتمساً لجرعة ثناء من محبیه."محمد محمد محمد أبو تریکة"، لا یخفى على أحد داخل مصر أو خارجها، وخصوصاً فی الأقطار العربیة، تاریخه الکروی الحافل بالإنجازات، فکم أسعد الملایین بلمساته الفارقة وأه ه الحاسمة، وعلى الرغم من أن تریکة لم یکن أمهر لاعب کرة قدم فی عصره، فإنه سطر بأخلاقه ومبادئه فی تاریخ الکرة ما عجزت عنه قدماه."ماجیکو الکرة المصریة" صاحب أشرف إنذار فی تاریخ






nypd will equip all officers with body eras by late 2019


new york city started trying police body eras years ago, but it hasn't had a formal agreement to roll them out across the entire force. it's not for lack of trying, though -- the city and the officers' union have been locked in contract negotiations for ages. an agreement is finally in place, however. as part of a new contract, the nypd will equip every officer with a body era by the end of 2019. when there are over 34,000 officers patrolling the streets, this could easily be one of the most ambitious body era projects to date.






ینایر.. حین ثار الحرافیش | عز نجاح محمد


ینایر/کانون الثانی من عام 2011، مبارک وقد أنهى لتوّه برلماناً مثالیاً تأهباً للمرحلة القادمة، مدللاً على إم ه بمقالید الأمور بعبارته الخالدة "یا راجل.. کبَّر مخک"، الوریث المحتمل وقد بدا منهمکاً فی إعداد نفسه، والمعارضة وقد تکلَّست، والسیاسة وقد تردَّت، ولیل القاهرة وقد بات منقسماً بین صخب وک شو ودراما أهل کایرو الآسرة، والوطنیة وقد اختزلت فی منتخب مصر " الکویس" زی ما قال "الریس".أنباء متناثرة من تونس عن شاب أضرم النار فی نفسه احتجاجاً على تردی الأوضاع، مشعلاً بذلک ثورة عمت البلاد مؤدیة فی نهایة الأمر بإزاحة طاغوت جثم على صدور البلاد والعباد.کهنة النظام وقد بدأوا لتوّهم فی هدید من استنساخ جربة فی مصر؛ حیث لکل تجربة خصوصیة لدرجة أن أحد أبواق النظام -وکل نظام- یطمئن المصریین بقوله "المجتمعات الأکثر أمیَّة أکثر مناعة ضد الثورات"، معللاً قیام الثورة فی تونس لوجود نخبة أکثر تعلماً وانفتاحاً من






union budget 2017: key announcements for railways


finance minister arun jaitley in the railway budget announced today allocated rs 55000 crore for the railways. major announcement made is the withdrawing of service charge on tickets booked on irctc. total of rs 1,31,000 crore to be spent on railways for the fiscal year.in the budget announced, railways will integrate end to end transport solutions for selected commodities through partnership and a new metro policy will be announced soon. finance minster said that, “by 2019 all coaches of indian railways will be fitted with bio-toilets and by providing lifts and escalators, 500 stations are to be made differently abled-friendly and 25 railway stations are expected to be awarded during 2017-2018.”by 2019 all coaches of indian railways will be fitted with bio-toilets: fm jaitley— ani (@ani_n






union budget 2017: key announcements for railways


finance minister arun jaitley in the railway budget announced today allocated rs 55000 crore for the railways. major announcement made is the withdrawing of service charge on tickets booked on irctc. total of rs 1,31,000 crore to be spent on railways for the fiscal year.in the budget announced, railways will integrate end to end transport solutions for selected commodities through partnership and a new metro policy will be announced soon. finance minster said that, “by 2019 all coaches of indian railways will be fitted with bio-toilets and by providing lifts and escalators, 500 stations are to be made differently abled-friendly and 25 railway stations are expected to be awarded during 2017-2018.”by 2019 all coaches of indian railways will be fitted with bio-toilets: fm jaitley— ani (@ani_n






enterprise products plans new facility in mont belvieu


enterprise products partners liquids storage facilities in mont belvieu, texas. (enterprise products partners)enterprise products partners, lp, a publicly traded midstream energy service company, plans to build a new isobutane dehydrogenation unit in mont belvieu. the facility will have a production capacity of 425,000 tons per year of isobutylene. the unit will help meet market demand for the product, which is used to make lubricants, rubber products and alkylate, and the gasoline additive mtbe, according to a company statement. the company expects to complete the project in late 2019. “the construction of this new ibdh plant will extend our butane value chain and allow full utilization of our existing olefins ets,” company ...






cleveland indians will host 2019 all-star game


p o: gene j. puskar, ap image 1of/3captioncloseimage 1 of 3file - in this oct. 25, 2016, file p o, fireworks are seen over progressive field before game 1 of the major league baseball world series between the cleveland indians and the chicago cubs, in cleveland. a person familiar with the decision says the cleveland indians will host the 2019 all-star game at progressive field. the team will hold a news conference on friday, jan. 27, 2017, to formally announce the event last held in cleveland in 1997, the person told the ociated press on thursday, speaking on condition of anonymity because the announcement had not been made. lessfile - in this oct. 25, 2016, file p o, fireworks are seen over progressive field before game 1 of the major league baseball world series between the cleveland in






yep, people still love the iphone


(carl court/getty images)in case you had started to doubt it: people still love the iphone.apple announced tuesday that it sold 78.2 million iphones in its fiscal first quarter — a record for any single quarter in the company's history. the tech giant had concerned analysts with a few weak quarters that raised doubts about the iphone's staying power. apple returned to growth for the first time in three quarters.though its profits slipped 2.6 percent from the same time last year, apple touted a record-breaking $78.4 billion in revenue. both apple’s profit and revenue beat analysts’ expectations. “we’re thrilled to report that our holiday quarter results generated apple’s highest quarterly revenue ever, and broke multiple records along the way. we sold more iphones than ever before and set a






there will be no easy matches in asia cup qualifiers, says coach stephen constan


by: pti | new delhi | published:february 1, 2017 3:22 pm india will begin their paign against myanmar in an away match on march 28. (express p o by amit chakravarty)national football coach stephen constantine feels india have a legitimate chance to qualify from group a but said there won’t be any easy games in the 2019 afc asian cup qualifiers.india have been drawn with kyrgyz republic, myanmar and macau in group a of the 2019 afc asian cup qualifiers, beginning march.“on paper it looks favourable. it does give us the hope that we have a legitimate chance to qualify from the group,” constantine told aiff.“i need to take you back to the draw of the world cup qualifiers where we were drawn with guam and turkmenistan and there was a generic feeling all around – ‘no problem, we will have it e






indians to host 2019 all-star game, sixth time for club


p o: chuck crow, ap image 1of/11captioncloseimage 1 of 11cleveland indians radio announcer tom hamilton introduces major league baseball commissioner rob manfred, far right, for the official announcement awarding cleveland as the host city for the 2019 all-star game at progressive field in cleveland, ohio, friday, jan. 27, 2017. others are, from left, first base coach sandy alomar jr., head coach terry francona and paul dolan, second from right, indians chairman and ceo. (chuck crow/the plain dealer via ap) lesscleveland indians radio announcer tom hamilton introduces major league baseball commissioner rob manfred, far right, for the official announcement awarding cleveland as the host city for the 2019 all-star game ... more p o: chuck crow, ap image 2 of 11cleveland indians chairman and






enterprise products income dips slightly despite revenue growth


houston-based enterprise products partners pipeline giant reported a $659 million profit in the fourth quarter. that’s a 4 percent decline from the end of fourth quarter of 2015, but also a 4 percent sequential improvement from the third quarter of 2016.enterprise’s quarterly revenues actually grew 5 percent to $6.48 billion from $6.16 billion at the end of 2015. enterprise continues to expand to take a ntage of its position as a leading processor of natural gas products from the shale boom.enterprise announced it will build a new isobutylene petrochemical plant outside of houston at its mont belvieu pus. the project, which could be completed by the end of 2019, would produce 425,000 tons of isobutylene a year.enterprise said it will use the isobutylene as feedstock to manufacture lubrican






a syrian family escaped the war but now is stuck in cairo


cairo — in an unfurnished apartment on the outskirts of cairo, mohamed gabr leaned against the cold wall of an empty room and recalled his journey out of syria. with his house and shop destroyed in the war, gabr, 47, brought his family to egypt and registered with the u.n. refu­gee agency.they arrived with few possessions and soon struggled to put food on the table. gabr’s son, 23-year-old kamal, moved back to syria, where he married and now lives with his in-laws and newborn son.the family’s despair seemed to be ending when the international organziation for migration office in cairo told them that their files had been reviewed and they would be resettled in united states. they spent the next several months meeting with u.s. officials and getting medical check-ups. finally, two months ago






talktalk chief dido harding is stepping down


unsurprisingly, the bulletin doesn't acknowledge the difficult circumstances that the company has faced over the past 15 months. with clearer operating strategies and a recent rebrand behind her, harding says she will leave talktalk having "laid the foundations for long term growth," to concentrate on her career in public service. she is a non-executive member of the court of the bank of england, a member of the house of lords and a trustee of doteveryone.since the in 2015, which affected around 170,000 customers, talktalk has worked hard to rebuild its reputation. free upgrades were offered to customers to stop them leaving, but that didn't stop 100,000 subscribers from jumping ship. in december, a teenage er that played a key role in the breach was sentenced to a 12-month youth rehabilit






brenda shaughnessy to discuss the ‘life of a poet’ at hill center


brenda shaughnessy wins praise from sophisticated critics, but she isn’t interested in writing poems only for professors and other poets. “people who don’t read poetry — we owe those people too,” she once said, and her work reflects that refreshingly expansive vision of her audience. these are poems you can get on one level — or many.shaughnessy will be my next guest for the life of a poet series on tuesday, feb. 7, at hill center. this series, in its fourth year, offers a chance to consider a writer’s entire career during an hour-long conver ion.poet brenda shaughnessy (denise applewhite/princeton university office of communications)shaughnessy, who was born in japan and raised in southern california, is poetry editor at large for tin house and is an istant professor of english at rutgers






عن الأطفال وحقوقهم المنتهَکة فی عالمنا الردیء | محمد عادل عیسى


تهوی المبادئ الإنسانیة والمواثیق القانونیة أمام أنین أطفال یتضورون من الجوع، وآ ین یرتجفون من البرد القارس، وآ ین یتکبدون مغبة الحروب، وآ ین وآ ین..إلخ.یتلعثم اللسان ویندى الجبین عندما نرى جور العالم الذی یزداد فظاظة یوماً بعد یوم على هؤلاء الأطفال الأبریاء، ولکن لمَ نتأثر ونلقی بأنفسنا فی دوائر الجزع والحزن؟ ألیس نحن جزءاً من هذا العالم الردیء؟ ألیس نحن من ترکنا العنان للحکومات المتواترة دون مساءلتهم عن حقوق هؤلاء الأطفال؟ ألیس نحن من صُغنا قوانین تحفظ حقوقهم الطبیعیة والمستحقة ثم ضربنا بها عرض الحائط؟ ألیس نحن من تجردنا من إنسانیتنا وانشغلنا بقوت یومنا؟ ألیس نحن من أرحنا ضمائرنا بمبررات مصاغة من کلمات تحمل جمیع معانی الاستسلام لهذا الواقع الألیم؟تتعطل کلماتی البسیطة عند وصف الجرائم ی تحدث فی حق هؤلاء الأطفال فی بقاع الأرض المختلفة، وأحتار فیمن ألقی علیه الضوء أولاً؟هل مصر أولاً؟ ی یعانی






union budget 2017: tax rate for individual earning of rs 2.5-5 lakh reduced to 5


in a move to make the aam aadmi happy, finance minister arun jaitley on wednesday, proposed to reduce the existing rate of taxation of those with income between 2.5 lakh to 5 lakh from 10 percent to 5 per cent.finance minister while presenting the historic union budget ha said: “i propose to reduce existing rate of taxation of those with income between 2.5 lakh to 5 lakh from 10 pc to 5 pc.”in a sad new for those earning annual income from rs 50 lakh to 1 crore, fm jaitely proposed the surcharge of 10 pc.you may also like“surcharge of 10 pc for those whose annual income is rs 50 lakh to 1 crore,” fm jaitley said while presenting the budget.here are the highlights:committed to making taxation rate reasonable, our tax administration more fair and expand the tax base of the countrypradhan man






fearing a missing bobcat, d.c. kept schoolkids inside. but ollie’s most likely s


who’s afraid of the big bad … bobcat?d.c. public schools, apparently.after ollie, a 25-pound female bobcat, went missing from the national zoo, d.c. public schools decided to move recess indoors at 13 nearby schools, even though bobcats are known for their shyness.d.c. public schools spokeswoman michelle lerner said the school system made the call out of an “abundance of caution.” [still missing: ollie, the 25-pound bobcat from d.c.’s national zoo] however, experts say that not much caution is needed around bobcats — relatively small predators that rarely, if ever, target people.“i think the odds of a bobcat going after a child or other human being are vanishingly remote,” said wayne pacelle, president and chief executive of the humane society of the united states.ollie the bobcat escaped






the feud between donald trump and arnold schwarzenegger continues


arnold schwarzenegger (thomas samson/afp); donald trump. (paul j. richards/afp/getty images)the war of words between the current host of “celebrity apprentice” and the previous one continues. of course this is no random reality-star war: we’re talking about former california governor arnold schwarzenegger and president trump, respectively.schwarzenegger on monday said trump’s executive order banning immigrants’ entry to the united states was “badly vetted” (that’s an oft-heard criticism) and “makes us look stupid” (that’s a flourish) in an interview with “extra’s” mario lopez.the austrian-born actor-turned-pol-turned-host noted that, at one time, he was a green-card holder, like some people affected by trump’s order. “i was in that position,” schwarzenegger said. “it’s crazy and makes us l






nfl reportedly nixes gnc super bowl ad over ociation with banned substances


the nfl’s players’ union reportedly wanted to avoid an awkward scenario. (gene j. puskar/ ociated press)less than a week before super bowl sunday, the nutritional supplement company gnc learned its ad will not air during the game. the reason, according to one of the company’s executives, is because a small sliver of its products contain substances that are banned by the nfl.“we got the word at 1 p.m. today,” gnc vice president of marketing and e-commerce jeff hennion told ad age on monday. “it was the first time they showed any concern.”the ad, which gnc released tuesday, doesn’t show anyone taking any supplements. however, according to usa today, the nfl players ociation voiced concern over the company’s general ociation “with the production, manufacture or distribution” of the banned sub






where did the radical right come from? television tries to make sense of it.


timothy mcveigh in custody after the murrah federal building bombing in oklahoma city in 1995. (courtesy of the oklahoma city national memorial and museum)the title of the documentary “oklahoma city” is a little misleading. the movie isn’t just about the april morning in 1995 when timothy mc­veigh parked a ryder truck full of explosives next to a federal building and killed 168 people. it also tracks the events that prompted mcveigh’s homegrown terrorism. the movie, which airs next tuesday night on pbs, revisits the bloody siege at ruby ridge in 1992, not to mention the showdown the following year near waco, tex., that led to the deaths of david koresh and his branch davidians.“there’s a tendency to see these sorts of events as one-offs,” said the movie’s director, barak goodman, “these an






railways in budget 2017 highlights: 12 pushes for indian railways in budget 2017


new delhi: for financial year 2017 , the total capital and development expenditure of railways has been pegged at rs. 1,31,000 crore. this includes rs. 55,000 crore provided by the government. budget 2017 proposes several measures to imporve services, infrastructure and amenities. below are 12 measures for the railways in budget 2017: 1. for p enger safety, a rashtriya rail sanraksha h will be created with a corpus of rs. 1 lakh crore over a period of five years. 2. unmanned level crossings on broad gauge lines will be eliminated by 2020. 3. in the next three years, the throughput is proposed to be enhanced by 10%. this will be done through moderni ion and upgradation of identified corridors. 4. railway lines of 3,500 kms will be commissioned in 2017 . during 2017 , at least 25 stations a






online rail tickets to get cheaper as govt announces s ping of service charge


finance minister arun jaitley on february presented the much-awaited union budget 2017 and erted that service charges on railway tickets booked online through irctc will be withdrawn. he added that online bookings have gone up from 58% to 68% since prime minister narendra modi announced the demoneti ion drive.the finance minister erted that the rail safety fund with corpus of rs 100,000 crore will be created over a period of 5 years adding that a new metro rail policy will be announced which will open up new jobs for the youth.while presenting the budget, the finance minister affirmed that at least 25 stations are expected to be awarded during 2017 . additionally, 500 stations are to be made differently abled-friendly by providing lifts & escalators.you may also likeby 2019, all coache






a machine that used to be considered punishment is now a $1.4 billion fitness in


(yu-ming huang for the washington post)as the weather turns colder, jen forman will do what she’s always done to get her runs in: she’ll go to her treadmill in her home, press start and run until she’s done.and she will hate every moment of it.“i will continue to press the speed on to get a treadmill workout done as quickly as possible,” said forman, 38, of gaithersburg. “but i can’t live without it, because if it’s snowing outside or i have my kids at home, i can’t leave and go for a run.”in its 2016 survey, the sports & fitness industry ociation (sfia) found that more than 50 million americans said they used a treadmill at least once in the previous year. yet if the monotonous motion feels like torture, well, that shouldn’t come as a surprise. the tread wheel, a variation of what we






president trump screened ‘finding dory’ at the white house. ellen degeneres hint


cast member ellen degeneres waves at the premiere of “finding dory” at el capitan theatre in hollywood, california u.s. on june 8, 2016. (reuters/mario anzuoni)on sunday, president trump screened the feel-good pixar movie “finding dory” for his family, staff members and their kids.on tuesday, press secretary sean spicer made it clear that trump himself didn’t actually watch it; he merely introduced it and left when the flick started.why is it important that potus didn’t catch any of the undersea action? maybe because the white house wants to make sure people know the commander in chief is hard at work. or maybe because the movie’s plot — as recounted by its star, talk-show host ellen degeneres, on monday — stands against trump’s immigration order.“i don’t get political, so i’m not going to






budget 2017 proposes: seven ways budget 2017 proposes to make doing business eas


new delhi: the government's focus on ease of doing business reflects in budget 2017 too. india moved up only one rank on the world bank’s ease of doing business ranking last year, a disappointing result for the narendra modi government that made several initiatives and has set itself a target to break into the top 50. india is ranked 130 out of 190 countries in world bank group’s annual report ‘doing business 2017: equal opportunity for all’. below are the seven steps that the budget 2017 proposes to make doing business in india easier. 1. scope of domestic transfer pricing restricted to only if one of the entities involved in related party transaction enjoys specified profit-linked deduction. 2. threshold limit for audit of business entities who opt for presumptive income scheme increase






emmanuelle riva, oldest lead actress to be nominated for academy award, dies at


emmanuelle riva, a french actress whose most memorable roles e more than 50 years apart, first in the 1959 cl ic “hiroshima mon amour,” then in 2012’s “amour,” for which she be e the oldest person nominated for a best-actor oscar, died jan. 27 at a medical facility in paris. she was 89.her agent, anne alvares correa, confirmed the death to the ociated press but did not specify a cause.ms. riva was one of the most important film actresses in what be e known as the french new wave of the 1950s and 1960s, first gaining acclaim in director alain resnais’s “hiroshima mon amour.” she played a french actress reflecting on an affair she had with a japanese architect (eiji okada) in the aftermath of the destruction of the hiroshima by an atomic bomb near the end of world war ii. it be e a cinematic






how trump kept gorsuch nomination a secret until the clock struck 8


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