Saudi deputy crown prince grants ground forces chief new military rank

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Erdogan accuses researcher of ‘inciting assassination’

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Saudi Cabinet throws its support for inter-Arab investments

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Prince Khalid on governorates tour

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Pakistan hangs four militants: military

Pakistan on Tuesday hanged four militants involved in attacks on civilians, police and troops after they were convicted by the country’s controversial military courts, an army statement

UAE soldier ‘dies after confrontation with Iranian ship’

A UAE source has confirmed that an Emirati soldier was killed after an Iranian boat entered Emirati territory. A statement released by the UAE’s official news agency

Saudi foundation pledges $50 million to eradicate measles

A Saudi Arabian charitable foundation said on Monday it will give $50 million to the United Nations children’s agency to help eliminate measles, the largest private donation

UN chief: Forced displacement of Syrians may be a war crime

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is warning that the forced evacuation of civilians in Syria may be a war crime, as one of the largest population transfers in

Seoul: North Korea holds drill to mark military anniversary

South Korea’s military said Tuesday that North Korea held major live-fire drills in an area around its eastern coastal town of Wonsan as it marked the anniversary

Yemen’s Hadramout celebrates first anniversary of liberation from al-Qaeda

Skies of the port city of Mukalla in Yemen lit up with fireworks on Monday as locals celebrated the one-year anniversary of liberation from al-Qaeda. Hundreds of

KONE Wins Order for 8 New Projects by Alargan Projects in Saudi Arabia

KONE Corporation, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, has won the order to supply 153 elevators in 8 different projects commissioned by Alargan Projects

US Treasury sanctions Syria officials over sarin attack

The US government imposed “sweeping sanctions” on Syrian officials in response to what the United States says was a sarin gas attack on civilians earlier this month,

Saudi deputy crown prince grants ground forces chief new military rank

Prince Mohammed bin Salman

Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman granted army official Prince Fahd bin Turki bin Abdulaziz with the new military rank of Lieutenant-General and Commander of the

Elissa wins big at first Arab Nation Music Awards

Lebanese diva Elissa was a big winner at the first edition of the Arab Nation Music Awards ceremony, held in Beirut on Sunday. It was a first-of-its-kind

The new circumstances surrounding birth control

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By : Abdulrahman al-Rashed :: During previous discussions targeting developments in the region, the calls for family planning, especially those related to birth control, had always been

Building resilient rural livelihoods is key to helping Yemen

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By : José Graziano Da Silva :: People in Yemen are suffering from the world’s largest humanitarian crisis. More than 17 million people around Yemen’s rugged landscape

The UK’s surprisingly predictable snap election

Yossi Mekelberg

By : Yossi Mekelberg :: If anything was surprising about British Prime Minister Theresa May’s call for snap elections, it was that it took her so long

Do not be fooled again: Iran hard-liners vs moderates

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By : Dr. Majid Rafizadeh :: Iran’s government is playing its hand very skilfully in the upcoming presidential elections, as it did in 2013, when the world

Trump heads into tough week with budget, health care battles

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President Donald Trump is heading into one of the most challenging weeks of his presidency, juggling a renewed health care push and a looming budget deadline. It’s

Trump at 100 days: ‘It’s a different kind of presidency’

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For nearly 100 days’ President Donald Trump has rattled Washington and been chastened by its institutions. He’s startled world leaders with his unpredictability and tough talk’ but

Drone strike kills three civilians, four militants in Yemen

Three Yemeni civilians were killed when a drone attacked four suspected al-Qaeda militants traveling in a vehicle in the southern part of the country, residents and a

Famine fuels resurgence of Somali piracy: US general

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Drought and famine seem to be fueling a resurgence of piracy off the coast of Somalia, the United States’ top military chief in Africa said Sunday. Half

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