Gulf Times - North-America
'Mission: Impossible - Fallout' cruises past 'Christopher Robin'

'Mission: Impossible - Fallout' cruises past 'Christopher Robin'

The sixth installment of the Tom Cruise spy series remains No. 1 at the box office, pocketing $124mn in North America to date.

Tom Cruise's latest 'Impossible' tops box office

Tom Cruise's latest 'Impossible' tops box office

Mission Impossible -- Fallout, the sixth and latest stunt-filled edition of the Tom Cruise action franchise, has topped the weekend box office in North America.

Qatari adventurer to ride from 'pole to pole'

Qatari adventurer to ride from 'pole to pole'

Qatari traveller Khalid al-Jaber is embarking on a motorcycle adventure ride which will begin at the highest point in North America and end at the far south of South America.

Morocco to bid for 2030 World Cup after losing 2026 bid

Morocco to bid for 2030 World Cup after losing 2026 bid

A government spokesperson said Morocco would implement the projects included in its 2026 bid.

Moroccans bitter over World Cup 2026 flop

Moroccans bitter over World Cup 2026 flop

The joint ticket of the United States, Canada and Mexico won 134 votes, compared to 65 for Morocco, at a FIFA Congress in Moscow.

'Avengers' muscles rivals aside to continue box office dominance

'Avengers' muscles rivals aside to continue box office dominance

Avengers: Infinity War flexed its considerable muscle anew this weekend in North American theatres, pulling in a robust $112.5mn and leaving other top films in its dust, according to industry estimates.

'Avengers' closes in on all-time domestic weekend record

'Avengers' closes in on all-time domestic weekend record

While numbers could fluctuate before an official tally comes in on Monday, that would surpass Star Wars: The Force Awakens for the biggest domestic opening weekend of all time.

Oil markets firm on strong demand, ongoing Opec-led supply restraint

Oil markets firm on strong demand, ongoing Opec-led supply restraint

Oil prices held firm on Monday on strong demand, a weaker dollar and ongoing supply cuts led by Opec and Russia, although analysts said soaring North American output would dent the market outlook for later in the year.

Eleven Madison Park named world's best restaurant

Eleven Madison Park named world's best restaurant

New York's Eleven Madison Park has been announced as the best restaurant in the world during an award ceremony held in Melbourne on Wednesday night.

Texas hot air balloon company halts operations after deadly crash

Texas hot air balloon company halts operations after deadly crash

The company whose hot air balloon crashed in central Texas on Saturday, killing 16 people including its owner, said on Monday it was suspending operations following one of the deadliest balloon accidents on record.