Simone Biles Withdraws From All-Around Gymnastics Competition

Four-time Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles will not compete in Thursday’s all-around event after she withdrew from the team finals due to a mental health issue, according to an emailed statement from USA Gymnastics. “Simone will continue to be evaluated daily to determine whether she will qualify for next week’s event finals,” the statement said. …

Behind the Conflict in OPEC: Increasing Competition in the Gulf

The conflict between the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia over oil production had lasted for months or even years. Emirates, a seven-member federation of states in the Persian Gulf, has ambitious plans to expand and modernize its economy, including billions spent on the energy industry. Eventually, these aspirations would meet the expectations of its …