Sameer Hashmi

Sameer Hashmi

@sameerhashmi

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BBC Middle East Business Correspondent covering the Gulf I Previously - BBC India Business Correspondent | Avid follower of ⚽️ & 🏏 | Love 🧳& ☕️ | Open DMs

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Joined on July 26, 2009
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Turkish President #Erdogan has urged Turks to boycott French goods amid a row over #France's tougher stance on radical Islam. The Turkish lira, which has been weakening against the dollar, fell even lower after President Erdogan's statement.

Quoted @DasShaktikanta

I have tested COVID-19 positive. Asymptomatic.Feeling very much alright.Have alerted those who came in contact in recent days.Will continue to work from isolation. Work in RBI will go on normally. I am in touch with all Dy. Govs and other officers through VC and telephone.

India’s Central Bank governor - #shaktikantaDas tests positive for #COVID19 #rbigovernor https://t.co/1uRW1U8s1t

Kun-hee transformed #Samsung Electronics from a copycat South Korean appliance maker into the world’s biggest producer of smartphones, televisions and memory chips. He was South Korea's richest person - with a net worth of nearly $21 bn. https://t.co/RuG99mHUaQ

#SaudiArabia’s national carrier - #SaudiaAirlines will resume flights to 33 international destinations from November. The destinations include Amsterdam, Frankfurt, London, Madrid, Paris, Washington DC , Amman, Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Beirut, Kuwait, and Dubai. #COVID19

Three #Barcelona teenagers making their #ElClasico debut. Fati - 17 yrs Pedri - 17 yrs Dest - 19 yrs And Fati has also scored his first goal!

Quoted @amnestysasia

Pakistan: Ali Imran Syed, a reporter for Geo News, has been missing from Karachi since yesterday and feared to have been subject to an enforced disappearance for his reporting. The authorities must establish his whereabouts immediately. #JournalismIsNotACrime #EndDisappearances

A journalist working for one of the largest news organisations in #Pakistan has been missing since Friday evening. His company, Geo News has said the journalist may “have been forcibly” taken away because of his “work on the recent political events in Karachi. #DefendPressFreedom https://t.co/jeZf3o6PCv

#TheTrialOfTheChicago7 is one of Aaron Sorkin’s finest works. Powerful writing, tight screenplay, brilliant direction, & some terrific acting performances. Aaron has already proven himself to be one of the best screenwriters in Hollywood. Would love to see him direct more movies.

Folks in #Delhi - an urgent appeal : A+ blood plasma needed for a #covid19 patient at Fortis Escorts, Sukhdev Vihar Okhla. Any leads would be highly appreciated. Please call : 9899877796. *Plasma needed from a covid recovered donor* @BloodAid

The #UAE and #Israel have officially signed an agreement to exempt citizens of both countries from visas. UAE citizens can travel to Israel without the need for a visa for a maximum of 90 days per visit.

Quoted @martinpatience

It can truly feel like some things never change #lebanon the prime minister who stepped down a year ago in the face of widespread protests is now back again https://t.co/2Jqt284YCp

#Lebanon #SaadHariri https://t.co/HQrjF2ri3p

This will be a game-changer for #Iran. US sanctions have blocked up to 3 million barrels per day (bpd) or 3% of world supply. Iran has been the worst hit, with exports shrinking by 1 mn-2 mn bpd. #SaudiArabia & the #UAE will not be pleased to hear this. https://t.co/YDzObqg6oc

Quoted @ANI

As soon as #COVID19 vaccine will be available for production at a mass scale, every person in Bihar will get free vaccination. This is the first promise mentioned in our poll manifesto: Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman at the launch of BJP Manifesto for #BiharPolls https://t.co/x4VjVmkA3Q

India’s ruling party is promising that if they win the local election in the state of Bihar - all the citizens of that state will get the #COVID19 vaccine for free. Does that imply that citizens of other states would have to pay for the same vaccine? https://t.co/XFjgXxlMyM

“What we have to create is a civil union law. That way they are legally covered,” Francis said amid remarks in which he otherwise reiterated his support for gay people as children of God. “I stood up for that.” https://t.co/PbHaEn23UM

2 developments today that highlight #UAE's economic outlook ➡️UAE's largest bank, Emirates NBD reports a 55% slump in its 9-month profit ➡️Mohamed Alabbar, the chairman of Emaar, one of the largest private firms, says the global economic recovery will be a "long U" shaped one

The PR blitz is on full display - as a #UAE delegation arrives in #Israel for their first official visit after the peace deal was signed. Singers - Elkana Marziano & Walid Aljasi collaborated for this song, which includes Hebrew, Arabic & English lyrics. https://t.co/9NMYTVQl27

#Iran has recorded 526,000 cases since announcing its first cases in February. There have been reports of the country under-reporting #COVID19 cases. The government continues to resist a total lockdown for fear of hurting the economy, which has been hard-hit by US sanctions

The death toll in #Iran due to #COVID19 has passed the milestone of 30,000 4,721 virus patients are in critical condition. A travel ban to and from 5 major cities, including - Tehran & Mashhad has been put in place. Iran has been the worst hit in the Middle East region.

Quoted @atko1978

Jacinda Ardern has begun her victory speech after the Labour Party's crushing victory in New Zealand's general election.

Jacinda Ardern has won a second term as New Zealand's Prime Minister. Her Labour Party looks likely to score the highest result that any party has achieved since the current political system was introduced in 1996. #jacindaardern #nzpol https://t.co/Tq5YMJvYIj

The protesters came from all walks of life and from all faiths - cutting through the sectarian divisions that for so long have dominated Lebanese life. One year since the mass protests in #lebanon But what did they achieve? Produced by @nourmatragi and filmed by Robbie Wright 1/2 https://t.co/9lOI3kNJkU

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