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Oman, Iran sign deals; Raisi warns to ‘avenge’ killing
MUSCAT: Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi arrived in Oman on Monday as the two countries signed a string of trade deals…
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World Cup police brace for huge crowds in Doha
DOHA: Controlling hundreds of thousands of football fans in Qatar’s capital will be the biggest security challenge of World Cup…
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Turtles freed in Tunisia with tracking monitor
SFAX, Tunisia: Three rescued loggerhead turtles were released into the Mediterranean off Tunisia on Sunday, one with a tracking beacon…
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For Iraqis back from Syria, life on hold in ‘rehabilitation’ camp
JADAA CAMP, Iraq: Awatef Massud is longing to reunite with her Iraqi family after years spent in Syria, but first…
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1 day ago
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Rich Lebanese buy ‘island passports’ as crisis bites
BEIRUT: Fearing visa hassles could cost him his job in Dubai while an economic collapse had dashed any homecoming options,…
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2 days ago
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Speaker slams ‘surrenderers’, urges support for Palestinians
CAIRO: Kuwaiti National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanem on Saturday called for supporting moderate Palestinian forces in the face of recurring…
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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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4 days ago
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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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5 days ago
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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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6 days ago
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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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6 days ago
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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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kuwaittimes
1 week ago
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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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1 week ago
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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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1 week ago
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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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1 week ago
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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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1 week ago
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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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1 week ago
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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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Kuwait Times
2 weeks ago
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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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2 weeks ago
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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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2 weeks ago
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Palestinians honor slain journalist, reject joint probe
RAMALLAH: Thousands of Palestinians on Thursday honored Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh across the occupied West Bank and annexed…
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2 weeks ago
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Al Jazeera journalist killed ‘in cold blood’ by Zionist forces
JENIN: Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, a respected veteran of the Al Jazeera network, was shot dead Wednesday as she…
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2 weeks ago
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Al Jazeera pays tearful tribute to Abu Akleh
DOHA: Al Jazeera’s newsdesk told Shireen Abu Akleh they would keep a spot for her “at the top of the…
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2 weeks ago
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Despite public anger, Lebanon vote set to entrench status quo
BEIRUT: Lebanon’s elections Sunday won’t yield a seismic shift despite widespread discontent with a graft-tainted political class blamed for a…
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2 weeks ago
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Veteran Al Jazeera journalist killed by Zionist forces during West Bank raid
JENIN: Veteran Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, a Palestinian-American who was among the network’s most prominent figures, was shot…
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2 weeks ago
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Lebanon activists run in election
BEIRUT: As a law student in late 2019, Verena El Amil joined mass street protests against Lebanon’s political elite. Now…
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2 weeks ago
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Yazidis again displaced anew by fierce clashes in north Iraq
ZAKHO, Iraq: Iraqi policeman Jundi Khodr Kalo was among thousands of Yazidis again forced to flee their homes this month,…
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2 weeks ago
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Taleban order women to cover fully in public
KABUL: The Taleban on Saturday imposed some of the harshest restrictions on Afghanistan’s women since they seized power, ordering them…
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2 weeks ago
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Qatar migrants queue to see World Cup
DOHA: Thousands of migrant laborers, many of whom have worked on Qatar’s new stadiums, have formed long queues to see…
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Kuwait Times
3 weeks ago
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Thousands sick as latest severe sandstorm sweeps across Iraq
BAGHDAD: One person died in Iraq and more than 5,000 were treated in hospitals Thursday for respiratory ailments due to…
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Kuwait Times
3 weeks ago
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New clashes at Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque compound
JERUSALEM: Clashes erupted between Zionist police and Palestinians at Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque compound on Thursday, after a 10-day cooling of…
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Kuwait Times
3 weeks ago
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Palestinians warn against plans to weaken their UN agency
RAMALLAH: A proposal by the UN agency for Palestinian refugees to delegate some services to other United Nations agencies has…
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