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Friday, Nov 30

06

Report: Israel jets bomb targets near Damascus, southern Syria

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Israeli F-16 fighter jets perform a fly over Jerusalem during celebrations marking Israel's 69th Independence Day on May 2, 2017. (File photo: AFP). AFP, Damascus/Washington Friday, 30 November 2018. Text size A A A. Israeli jets on…

Thursday, Nov 29

23

Syrian air force shoots down 'enemy target' south of capital

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The Syrian air force shot down a “hostile target” that was flying over the town of Kiswah, south of the capital Damascus, state media said. State media quoted a military source but did not specify what the target was or where it came from.…

Wednesday, Nov 28

17

Kartarpur Corridor offers a chance at peace for India, Pakistan

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Former Indian cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu, (center), arrives at the Pakistani border post Wagha near Lahore, Pakistan, on November 27, 2018. (AP). By Simran Sodhi Wednesday, 28 November 2018. Text size A A A. The India…

Monday, Nov 26

12

Khashoggi and the war between Trump and the media

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The CIA's report on Khashoggi which the Washington Post leaked was employed in such a clear and obvious way in the context of the internal American war between the famous daily and President Trump. The daily wanted to embarrass the…

Saturday, Nov 24

17

French police clash with 'yellow vest' protesters angry over fuel taxes

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A protester gestures during a "Yellow vest" protest against higher fuel prices during clashes on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. (Reuters). Al Arabiya English and agencies Saturday, 24 November 2018. Text size A A A. Security forces in Paris…

10

Dubai ruler: We always stand by Saudi Arabia, through thick and thin

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Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates, and Ruler of the Emirate of Dubai. (Reuters). Staff writer, Al Arabiya English Saturday, 24 November 2018. Text size A A A ...

Friday, Nov 23

22

Gaza ministry: 14 Palestinian protesters wounded by Israeli gunfire

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Thousands of demonstrators turned out for the protests but largely kept their distance from the fortified frontier. (File photo: Reuters). AFP, Gaza Saturday, 24 November 2018. Text size A A A. At least 14 Palestinians were wounded by…

Wednesday, Nov 21

06

US-China trade war spats: Where to next?

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The recent APEC summit in Papua New Guinea has ended without a communiqué for the first time reflecting the deep divisions between the USA and China on trade issues. For the first time since leaders began attending the annual Asia-Pacific…

Monday, Nov 19

09

When Israel kills Palestinians with impunity, why a 'death penalty' law?

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Why is Israel suddenly enthusiastic to pass the death penalty law when it has been carrying extrajudicial executions of Palestinian activists for decades without remorse and accountability? The answer does not lie in Israel's perception of…

Sunday, Nov 18

US experts question anonymous sources, leaks in Khashoggi case

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Karasik noted that the US decision was taken according to the Magnitsky Act, to address human rights abuses on a global scale. (AFP). Staff writer, Al Arabiya English Sunday, 18 November 2018. Text size A A A ...

Friday, Nov 16

13

US to oppose UN Golan resolution, wins Israeli praise

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Washington's UN envoy Nikki Haley said it would vote against the resolution in Friday's vote. (File photo: AFP). Reuters, Jerusalem Friday, 16 November 2018. Text size A A A. The United States said it would oppose on Friday, for the first…

Thursday, Nov 15

22

Judge delays ruling on CNN reporter's White House credential

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CNN reporter Jim Acosta refused to give up a microphone when President Donald Trump said he didn't want to hear anything more from him. (AP). The Associated Press, Washington Friday, 16 November 2018. Text size A A A ...

Wednesday, Nov 14

16

Iran executes two men accused of economic crimes

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State TV reported that Vahid Mazloumin and his accomplice, Mohammad Ismail Ghasemi, were hanged early Wednesday. (Supplied). Reuters, Geneva Wednesday, 14 November 2018. Text size A A A. Iran executed two men accused of economic crimes on …

Wednesday, Nov 7

15

Saudi-Spanish marine military joint venture signed in Riyadh

Chairman of Saudi Military Industries Company Ahmed al-Khatib (L) and Navantia Chief Operating Officer Gonzalo Mateo-Guerrero Alcázar. (SPA). Wednesday, 7 November 2018. Text size A A A. The Saudi Military Industries Company (SAMI) and the…

08

Passengers refuse to fly on Indonesian plane carrying 'stinky' fruit cargo

While some consider it the "king of fruits", likening its creamy texture and intense aroma to blue cheese. (Shutterstock). AFP, Jakarta Wednesday, 7 November 2018. Text size A A A. A cargo of pungent durian fruit led an Indonesian plane to…

Sunday, Nov 4

10

Israel's US envoy says Turkey, Qatar attempting to 'ruin' Saudi-US relationship

During a panel discussion, he discussed Turkish and Qatari attempts at ruining Saudi Arabia's relationship with the United States. (File photo: Reuters). Staff writer, Al Arabiya English Sunday, 4 November 2018. Text size A A A ...

Saturday, Nov 3

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Man-eating tiger shot dead in India after massive hunt

This handout photo released by the Maharashtra Forest Department on November 3, 2018 shows the dead body of the tiger known to hunters as T1 after being shot in the forests of India's Maharashtra state near Yavatmal. (AFP/MAHARASHTRA…

Sunday, Oct 28

11

What next after Netanyahu's visit to Muscat?

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The nonchalant reactions of the Arab public and media over the Omani announcement that they will receive Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Muscat illustrates how much the region has changed from what it was in the past. Israeli…

Friday, Oct 26

19

At least 18 people, mostly children, die in flash flood in Jordan

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A child survivor is helped as residents and relatives gather outside a hospital near the Dead Sea in Jordan on October 25, 2018. (Reuters). Reuters, Amman Thursday, 25 October 2018. Text size A A A ...

Thursday, Oct 25

Will Moscow host Syria-Israel peace talks?

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Russian sources believe that Moscow would play the role of a peace mediator between Israel and Syria, benefitting from the current situation in the Middle East and the political status in both Damascus and Tel Aviv in the aftermath of the…

Sunday, Oct 21

08

Dozens of Houthis killed in strikes targeting gathering in Yemen's Hodeidah

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Coalition aircraft also launched another raid targeting military reinforcements and militia positions west of Duraihemi. (File photo). Staff writer, Al Arabiya English Sunday, 21 October 2018. Text size A A A. The Arab Coalition launched a…

Saturday, Oct 20

14

KSRelief continue aid efforts to support Yemeni families in al-Mahra

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These efforts come as part of Saudi Arabia's dedication to its values of helping people in need in Yemen. (Courtesy of: SPA). Staff Writer, Al Arabiya English Saturday, 20 October 2018. Text size A A A ...

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'Swedish angel' who prevented Afghan man from deportation faces prosecution

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The 21-year old Swedish woman who single handedly managed to stop an Afghani man from being deported back to Afghanistan in July might face persecution. (Screengrab). Staff Writer, Al Arabiya English Saturday, 20 October 2018. Text size A…

Wednesday, Oct 17

16

WEF report: Saudi Arabia tops the region in economic stability

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The WEF report for 2018 gave Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Kuwait a full score in the macroeconomic stability index by 100 percent. (Supplied). Staff writer, Al Arabiya English Wednesday, 17 October 2018. Text size A A A ...

Sunday, Oct 14

18

Yemeni army launches effective operations in Saada

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The Yemeni army operations were backed by airstrikes by the Arab coalition's fighter jets. (Supplied). Staff writer, Al Arabiya English Sunday, 14 October 2018. Text size A A A. The Yemeni national army, with the support of the Arab…

Friday, Oct 5

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Saudi crown prince: 2019 budget above 1 trln riyals, amazing deal soon

Saudi Arabia's crown prince revealed said an amazing deal will be announced in the coming two weeks. (Supplied). Staff writer, Al Arabiya English Saturday, 6 October 2018. Text size A A A. In an interview with Bloomberg, Saudi Arabia's…

Wednesday, Oct 3

08

Helicopter jailbreak gangster Redoine Faid recaptured in France

Notorious French robber Redoine Faid was apprehended during the night in the Oise region north of Paris. (Supplied). AFP, Paris Wednesday, 3 October 2018. Text size A A A. A gangster who made a Hollywood-esque helicopter jailbreak has been…

Saturday, Sep 29

10

Russia FM says Moscow has already started delivery of S-300s to Syria

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In a press conference at the United Nations on Friday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov confirmed that delivery of S-300s started to be delivered to Syria. (AFP). Staff writer, Al Arabiya English Saturday, 29 September 2018. Text…

08

'Many bodies' found after quake, tsunami hits Indonesia's Sulawesi island

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Medical team members help patients outside a hospital after an earthquake and a tsunami hit Palu, on Sulawesi island on September 29, 2018. (AFP). Reuters, Jakarta Saturday, 29 September 2018. Text size A A A ...

Friday, Sep 28

19

WATCH: Who is Iraqi Tara Faris? Video surfaces showing moment she was killed

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She was not a conventional 22-year-old Iraqi girl as she garnered fame on social media due to her bold videos and pictures she posts on Snapchat and Instagram in a conservative society, leaving her followers on social media divided between…