The UAE’s Ambassador to the US hosted an interfaith iftar at the UAE Embassy in Washington.
More than a hundred religious, community and government leaders from across the United States attended the event, which was held in a traditional tent.
Yousef Al Otaiba spoke about the importance of bringing people together during the month Ramadan.
He also stressed how the UAE is committed to promoting the values of inclusion and tolerance.
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A massive drug bust in Nebraska has resulted in police recovering more than 50 kilograms of fentanyl.
According to the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), the drugs that were seized could have killed more than 26 million people.
The drugs were discovered in a fake compartment of a lorry, whose driver has been arrested.
Fentanyl is a powerful synthetic painkiller which is used as a pain medication and together with other medications for anesthesia.
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North Korea has responded to Donald Trump cancelling next month’s planned meeting with Kim Jong Un by saying they’re willing to talk “at any time in any form.”
The North’s vice-foreign minister Kim Kye-gwan said the decision was “extremely regrettable”.
In a letter, the US President said he’s called off the highly anticipated summit because of the “tremendous anger and open hostility” on display in a recent statement from Pyongyang.
Shortly before the announcement, North Korea announced that it had dismantled the tunnels at its only nuclear test site.
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Harvey Weinstein is expected to surrender to New York police today.
The Hollywood mogul is facing charges of sexual misconduct after facing allegations from several women.
Prosecutors are expected to charge Weinstein in two separate cases of rape.
It will be the first time the 66-year-old will be charged since the allegations emerged last year.
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Mauricio Pochettino has signed a new five-year contract with Tottenham Hotspur.
Since joining the club in 2014, he has led Tottenham to three top ten finishes in the English Premier League (EPL).
The new deal will keep him at the club until 2023.
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Kevin Na is on top of the leaderboard after the opening round of the Fort Worth Invitational.
The American is on eight under par, a shot ahead of fellow countryman Charley Hoffman and two strokes ahead of four other players.
Round two gets underway later tonight.
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Two-time Omega Dubai Desert Classic winner Rory McIlroy is a couple of shots off the lead after the opening round of the BMW PGA Championship.
The Northern Irishman, who won the tournament in 2014, trails Denmark’s Lucas Bjerregaard by two shots going in to today’s second round.
Meanwhile the South African duo of Darren Fichardt and Dean Burmester are one shot off the pace.
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Kolkata Knight Riders take on Sunrisers Hyderebad in the second Indian Premier League (IPL) qualifier later today.
The winner will book their place in Sunday’s finals versus Chennai Super Kings while the loser will be knocked out of the tournament.
The match gets underway at 5:30 PM UAE time.
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Pakistan are in the driver’s seat going in to day two of their opening Test versus England.
After bowling out the hosts for just 184, the visitors ended day one on 50 for 1 with Haris Sohail and Azhar Ali still at the crease.
Play gets underway at 2 PM UAE time.
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