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Jordan king says half-brother to remain under house arrest
AMMAN: Jordan’s King Abdullah II said Thursday his half-brother Prince Hamzah, accused of involvement in a coup plot last year,…
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Zionists arrest pallbearer of slain journalist
JERUSALEM:  Zionist entity has arrested one of the pallbearers of slain Al Jazeera reporter Shireen Abu Akleh, police said Thursday,…
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Independents celebrate in Lebanon
BEIRUT: When Firas Hamdan was injured at a protest near Lebanon’s parliament two years ago, the then activist never imagined…
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Ukraine steelworks defenders surrender
KYIV: Russia said Thursday that 1,730 Ukrainian soldiers had surrendered this week at the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol, showing…
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French MP candidates under fire in post-MeToo era
PARIS: The #MeToo anti-sexual harassment movement is finally reshaping France’s sexist political culture, with several politicians running for parliament in…
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North Korea ‘ready for nuclear test’ with Biden due in Seoul
SEOUL: North Korea is poised to conduct a nuclear test, Seoul said Thursday, as the United States warned it could…
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Lebanon faces tense times after elections
BEIRUT: Hezbollah’s opponents might rejoice at their loss of majority in parliament but Lebanon’s packed political calendar now sets the…
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Burj Khalifa engulfed by sandstorm
DUBAI: The world’s tallest building disappeared behind a grey layer of dust on Wednesday as sandstorms that have swept the…
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Finland, Sweden apply to join NATO
BRUSSELS: Finland and Sweden on Wednesday submitted a joint application to join NATO as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine forces a…
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Italy marks 30-year anniversary of murder of anti-mafia judge Falcone
ROME: Thirty years ago, the Sicilian mafia killed judge Giovanni Falcone with a bomb so powerful it was registered by…
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Sri Lankan police arrests ruling party MPs over mob violence
COLOMBO: Sri Lankan police arrested two ruling party lawmakers for allegedly instigating mob violence that plunged the country into days…
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Thousands hospitalized as sandstorms hit Middle East
RIYADH: Sandstorms across the Middle East have delayed flights, closed schools and hospitalized thousands-a phenomenon experts say could worsen as…
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Hezbollah, allies lose majority as reformists surge
BEIRUT: Shiite group Hezbollah and its allies lost their majority in Lebanon’s parliament, official results showed Tuesday, while independents achieved…
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Gunfights in Tripoli; rivals vie for power
TRIPOLI: Libya’s capital was rocked early Tuesday by gunfights between backers of two rival administrations, threatening another escalation in the…
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Biden visits site of mass shooting
WASHINGTON: President Joe Biden flew Tuesday to mourn at the site of America’s latest deadly mass shooting, warning that the…
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Ukrainian town of New York comes under Russian assault
NEW YORK: The four-year-old recognised the low whistle of the Russian artillery shell hurtling toward the Ukrainian town of New…
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Sri Lanka’s embattled president side-stepped censure motion
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s beleaguered president side-stepped a censure motion on Tuesday after his fractured coalition rallied to delay a resolution…
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Waiting for the water train in scorching India
JODHPUR: Afroz misses school every day to spend hours waiting with a handcart full of containers for a special train…
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Saudi eyes 13m bpd oil capacity
RIYADH: Saudi Arabia expects to ramp up its daily oil production capacity by more than one million barrels to exceed…
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First commercial flight in 6 years leaves Sanaa
SANAA: The first commercial flight in nearly six years took off from Yemen’s rebel-held capital Monday, a major step forward…
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Lebanon vote weakens Hezbollah bloc
BEIRUT: An election in crisis-hit Lebanon appears to have dealt a setback to the biggest bloc, led by the Iran-backed…
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Somalia’s foreign partners hail peaceful election of new president
MOGADISHU, Somalia: Somalia’s international partners on Monday welcomed the election of President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, who takes office after months…
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Sri Lanka’s PM wins support for ‘economic war cabinet’
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s new prime minister won crucial support from two main opposition parties Monday, easing the pressure on the…
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Palestinians mourn Nakba amid funeral raid outrage
JERUSALEM: Palestinians rallied Sunday to mark the “Nakba”, or catastrophe, 74 years after the Zionist entity’s creation, with condemnation spreading…
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US mourns 10 victims of racist mass shooting
NEW YORK: Shocked residents of Buffalo, New York gathered Sunday at vigils and church services to mourn 10 people shot…
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Finland announces ‘historic’ NATO bid
HELSINKI: The Finnish government officially announced its intention to join NATO on Sunday, as Sweden’s ruling party held a decisive…
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Crisis-hit Lebanon goes to polls
BEIRUT: Lebanon held its first election Sunday since a painful economic crisis dragged it to the brink of becoming a…
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‘My body my choice’: Thousands rally across US for abortion rights
NEW YORK: Thousands of activists chanting, banging drums and wielding placards flooded streets across the United States on Saturday in…
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Discontent simmers as Okinawa marks 50 years since US rule ended
TOKYO: The Japanese island of Okinawa marks 50 years since the end of US rule Sunday, with discontent simmering about…
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Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed elected president of UAE
ABU DHABI: The UAE’s long-time de facto ruler Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan was elected as president on Saturday, official…
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South Asia pummeled by heatwave
JACOBABAD: South Asia was in the grip of an extreme heatwave on Friday, with parts of Pakistan reaching a temperature…
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Outcry after Zionist police beat mourners at journalist funeral
JERUSALEM: The US and EU led an international outcry Saturday after Zionist police charged the funeral procession of Palestinian journalist…
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27 killed in fire in India capital
NEW DELHI: At least 27 people died and dozens more were injured in a massive fire in a building in…
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UAE President Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan passes away
Amir mourns “great leader” Sheikh Khalifa * Kuwait suspends work for 3 days Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President…
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Qatar Amir blames Zionist entity for Al Jazeera journalist’s death
TEHRAN: The Amir of Qatar on Thursday accused the Zionist entity over the death of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu…
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