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Houthi Militias Target Saudi School in Jizan Region

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Yemen’s Houthi armed militias fired a ground-to-ground missile targeting a school in the Saudi Governorate of Samta in Jizan region, …

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SABIC Revamps Board…Appoints Jarboo As Chairman

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Riyadh- Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC), one of the world’s largest petrochemical companies, has announced restructuring its board of directors …

Human Rights Violations Increased in Houthi-Militia Controlled Areas

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Jeddah – A number of areas under the control of the Yemeni insurgents, especially in the capital Sana’a and the …

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Bana al-Abed: From a Syrian War Zone to New York City

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As airstrikes rained down on Aleppo while the Syrian government wrested the city from rebel forces, Bana al-Abed and her …

Saudi Arabia’s Armament Policy

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After Saudi King Salman’s visit to Moscow ended with serious talks over two major military agreements, it seemed more pressing …

STC CEO: Redesigning our Strategy, Shifting Away from Traditional Areas

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Dubai — Saudi Telecom Company (STC) has depended on a new strategy that focuses on growth via new areas and …

Abe Faces Off against Tokyo Governor as Election Campaign Begins in Japan

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Campaigning for the lower house election kicked off in Japan on Tuesday with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe seeking to fend …

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Saudi Arabia Establishes ‘Fund of Funds’ for Small Enterprises

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Riyadh- The Public Investment Fund (PIF) has announced the establishment of the Fund of Funds, a new investment vehicle designed …

Iran’s Judiciary Chief to Rouhani: You are Ineffective, in Pursuit of Nuclear Agreement

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​London — Iran’s Judiciary chief Sadegh Larijani delivered a direct response to statements of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, in a …

Turkey: Idlib Operation Aimed at Curbing New Refugee Wave from Syria

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Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim announced on Tuesday that his country’s military operations in rebel-held Idlib in neighboring Syria are …

Azzam Ahmed: Enabling Govt. in Gaza Key Factor for Palestinian Dialogue

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The first dialogue session between the rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah got underway in Cairo on Tuesday. Head of …

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18 Terrorists Killed, Dozens Arrested during Security Raids in Turkey

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Ankara – Turkish security forces neutralized 41 terrorists in operations it carried out in different cities last week, announced the …

Apple Watch Series 3 Excels, Even if You Don’t Need Cellular

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New York – To understand why you might want the new cellular Apple Watch, put yourself in the shoes of …

Perpetrator of Sharurah Attack Used Mosques to Manufacture Bombs, Hide in Saudi Arabia

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Riyadh- One of al-Qaeda’s militants, who moved from one mosque to another in Saudi Arabia to hide in and manufacture …

More than 10,000 Rohingya Flee to Bangladesh since Monday, Says UNHCR

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More than 11,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees have arrived in Bangladesh from Myanmar on Monday in a new surge, said the …

Why Did the US Even Get Involved in Syria?

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A candid memoir by former US Defense Secretary Ash Carter provides a rare opportunity to better understand President Barack Obama’s …

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Turkish PM Urges Resolution to Visa Dispute with US

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Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim urged on Tuesday an end to the dispute with the United States over the recent …

Tehran Warns Harsh Response against Blacklisting Revolutionary Guard

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London —Besides to Iran’s Guards’ commander Mohammad Ali Jafari earlier warning the United States against designating its Revolutionary Guards Corps …

Russian Jet Crashes on Take off from Syrian Base

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A Russian military jet crashed on Tuesday while taking off Syria’s Hmeimim base, Russian news agencies said. The crew members …

Red Cross to ‘Drastically’ Cut Afghan Operations After Attacks

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Kabul- The International Committee of the Red Cross will “drastically” reduce operations in war-torn Afghanistan after seven of its employees …

Jack Wilshere Keen to Stay at Arsenal after Return to First-Team Fold

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London – Jack Wilshere looks like a player determined to grasp every moment of football he is offered this season, …

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Keep Politics out of Sport? Don’t Make me Laugh

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London – Barcelona’s decision to play the October 1 match against Las Palmas in an empty stadium smacked of choosing …

Sarraj Stresses Holding Elections to Resolve the Libyan Crisis

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Cairo, Tunisia — Head of Government of National Accord (GNA) Fayez al-Sarraj stressed the importance of holding the parliamentary and …

The Basque: Spain’s Effective but Expensive Antidote to Secession

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As Spain and Catalonia head towards a constitutional collision over the region’s claim to independence, lawmakers on both sides of …

Japan Ready to Support Saudi SMEs, Increase Joint Investments

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Riyadh – The Saudi-Japanese Business Council discussed on Monday in Riyadh means to overcome obstacles, bolster investments and support the …

Kremlin Says Implementation Talks of S400 Missile Deal with Saudi Arabia ‘Positive’

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Moscow- Russia’s Kremlin stressed the positive nature of cooperation between Moscow and Riyadh concerning the implementation of military-technical agreements announced …

2 Killed in Shooting at Kenya University

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Two people were killed on Tuesday when gunmen opened fire at a university in the Kenyan coastal Kwale county, police …

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Hariri-Berri-Jumblatt Meeting Highlights Conciliatory Slogans, Paves the Way for Electoral Alliances

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Beirut- A number of questions surrounded the meeting between Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri, Speaker Nabih Berri and the head of …

Lebanese Parliament Approves New Taxes to Fund Salary Hike

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Beirut – The Lebanese parliament approved on Monday a series of new taxes to fund the recently announced hike in …

Hamas Hopes Negotiations Would Coincide with Easing PA Sanctions

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Cairo– On the eve of the launching of the Palestinian reconciliation talks in Cairo, the Islamic Resistance Movement – Hamas …