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 2022-09-30 07:37 

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Passenger wounded as Myanmar rebels shoot airliner: Junta...

A passenger on board a Myanmar domestic flight was shot in the face Friday when rebels opened fire on the plane as it landed, the country's military junta...

 2022-09-30 07:32 

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Moscow: installed official in Kherson killed Ukrainian strike: Agencies...

A Moscow-installed official in Kherson, a southern Ukrainian region controlled by Russia, was killed in strikes by Kyiv's forces, Russia's state-run news...

 2022-09-30 06:47 

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UK economy grew in Q2 but was below pre-pandemic size...

Britain's economy grew in the second quarter but was still below its pre-pandemic peak, contrary to earlier estimates that it had recovered, according to...

 2022-09-30 06:14 

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Football fans in UAE, Saudi gear for FIFA World Cup 2022...

In less than two months, Qatar will see an influx of more than a million international football fans as it hosts the FIFA World Cup 2022 - and the world's...

 2022-09-30 05:27 

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Deaths after blast at educational center in Afghanistan's capital...

An explosion at a learning center in the Afghan capital Kabul on Friday morning has caused fatalities, the government said."An educational center called...

 2022-09-30 03:39 

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UK's Royal Mint reveals coin portrait of King Charles III...

Britain's Royal Mint on Friday unveiled the official effigy of King Charles III that will appear on coins following his accession to the throne.The effigy...

 2022-09-30 03:32 

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'Too soon' to say who is behind Nord Stream pipeline ruptures: Pentagon chief...

US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said on Thursday it was still too soon to speculate who might have been behind the Nord Stream pipeline ruptures."In...

 2022-09-30 03:26 

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Australia to end mandatory home isolation for COVID-19 patients...

Australia will end the mandatory five-day home quarantine for COVID-19 infected people on Oct. 14, Prime Minister Anthony Albanese said on Friday, as the...

 2022-09-30 03:19 

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UN Security Council to vote on resolution condemning Russia annexation referendums...

The United Nations Security Council will vote Friday on a resolution condemning the referendums on annexing several Russia-occupied regions of Ukraine, the...

 2022-09-29 22:01 

Al Arabiya

Putin signs decrees paving way for annexation of two Ukraine regions...

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday signed decrees paving the way for the occupied Ukrainian regions of Kherson and Zaporizhzhia to be formally...

 2022-09-29 19:19 

Al Arabiya

US calls for probe of 7-year-old Palestinian boy's death during Israeli raids...

The United States called for a "thorough and immediate" investigation into the death of a 7-year-old Palestinian boy on Thursday, deputy State Department...

 2022-09-29 18:43 

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US says citizen killed in Iran strikes on Iraqi Kurdistan...

The US said Thursday that one of its citizens was killed in Iranian strikes on Iraqi Kurdistan as it separately announced fresh enforcement of sanctions on...

 2022-09-29 18:24 

Al Arabiya

Biden foreign policy earns higher marks in Europe than US...

US President Joe Biden has struggled in domestic polls since last year but his foreign policy is earning higher marks in much of Europe as he leads efforts...

 2022-09-29 18:16 

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Putin tells Erdogan gas leaks are 'international terrorism': Kremlin...

Russian President Vladimir Putin told Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday in a call that leaks in the Nord Stream pipelines linking Russia to...

 2022-09-29 17:59 

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Dozens of aid groups urge Yemen ceasefire extension...

More than 40 humanitarian groups on Thursday called for an extension to the ceasefire in war-torn Yemen, calling it a "critical moment" for the...

 2022-09-29 17:47 

Al Arabiya

Bipartisan letter to Blinken calls for sanctions on Algeria after Russia arms deal...

A bipartisan group of lawmakers sent a letter Thursday to US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, voicing concerns over Algeria's growing ties with Russia...

 2022-09-29 17:44 

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US imposes new sanctions on Iran oil exports and front companies abroad...

The US on Thursday imposed sanctions on companies it suspects of involvement in Iran's petrochemical and petroleum trade, including some based in China, as...

 2022-09-29 17:17 

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Germany steps up pressure for EU to impose sanctions on Iran...

Germany's foreign minister said on Thursday she wanted the European Union to impose sanctions on Iran following the death of a young woman in police...

 2022-09-29 17:13 

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Saudi Arabia's Savvy Games Group to invest $38 billion in gaming companies...

Saudi Arabia is set to invest 142 billion riyals ($38 billion) in gaming companies through state-owned company Savvy Games Group, as part of plans by the...

 2022-09-29 17:07 

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Russia's Putin says West wants to 'incite conflict'...

Russia's president held virtual talks with the heads of intelligence services from former Soviet countries on Thursday, during which he criticized the West...

 2022-09-29 16:31 

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Iran is a weak regime...

The demonstrations which have rocked Iran since the murder of young Iranian woman Mahsa Amini suggest some remarkable observations and sum up the reality...

 2022-09-29 16:27 

Al Arabiya

Moscow says open to in-person talks with Washington on nuclear arms treaty...

Russia said on Thursday it was studying the possibility of a face-to-face meeting between Russian and US negotiators on a landmark nuclear arms control...

 2022-09-29 16:07 

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Late Sultan's heirs press $15 bln claim, target Malaysian assets in Netherlands...

Heirs of a late Southeast Asian sultan on Thursday asked a Dutch court for permission to seize Malaysian assets in the Netherlands, their lawyer said,...

 2022-09-29 16:01 

Al Arabiya

Nord Stream 1 undersea pipeline likely to stop leaking gas on Monday, says operator...

Gas is likely to stop leaking from the damaged Nord Stream 1 Baltic undersea pipeline on Monday, the pipeline's operator told Reuters on Thursday.A...

 2022-09-29 15:59 

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Amsterdam's Schiphol airport to limit passenger flow in coming months...

Amsterdam's Schiphol airport on Thursday said it would continue limiting the daily number of passengers in the coming months as it struggles to find a way...

 2022-09-29 15:57 

Al Arabiya

Two injured, 90 arrested in clashes near Iran embassy in Oslo...

Two people were lightly injured and 90 others were arrested on Thursday following clashes that erupted at a demonstration near Iran's embassy in Oslo,...

 2022-09-29 15:32 

Al Arabiya

EU-Israel council to hold first meeting in decade...

The European Union said Thursday it will next week hold the first meeting of its Association Council with Israel in 10 years, as Brussels looks to reset...

 2022-09-29 15:12 

Al Arabiya

Florida city 'devastated' by Hurricane Ian: Governor...

Monster Hurricane Ian brought a "500-year flood event" to Florida, devastating coastal cities, inundating homes and businesses and leaving island...

 2022-09-29 14:54 

Al Arabiya

Saudi unemployment falls to 9.7 percent in second quarter of 2022...

Unemployment in Saudi Arabia among citizens fell to 9.7 percent in the second quarter of 2022, reflecting a downward trend in joblessness among Saudis.The...

 2022-09-29 14:48 

Al Arabiya

Lebanese parties voice surprise at FX move, government seen backtracking...

Leading Lebanese politicians said on Thursday they were blindsided by a plan to slash the official exchange rate, with the Iran-backed Hezbollah group...

 2022-09-29 14:28 

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Morocco arrests suspected ISIS member...

Moroccan police said Thursday they had arrested a suspected ISIS member, in cooperation with US intelligence officers, who was accused of plotting a...

 2022-09-29 14:04 

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Video: Zaghari-Ratcliffe cuts her hair in protest over death of Mahsa Amini...

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian charity worker who was imprisoned in Iran for six years, has filmed herself cutting her hair in protest over...

 2022-09-29 13:28 

Al Arabiya

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II died of 'old age:' death certificate...

Queen Elizabeth II died of "old age" at 3:10 pm (1410 GMT) on September 8, according to her death certificate newly released on Thursday by the National...

 2022-09-29 13:26 

Al Arabiya

Is this the end of the Muslim Brotherhood?...

With the passing of yet another Muslim Brotherhood symbol, Yusuf al-Qaradawi, the movement loses one of its key propagandists. With the absence of most of...

 2022-09-29 13:17 

Al Arabiya

Germany to spend close to $200 bln to cap soaring energy costs...

Germany said Thursday it would plough 200 billion euros ($194 billion) into shielding households and businesses from skyrocketing energy costs in the wake...

 2022-09-29 12:42 

Al Arabiya

Barking mad: Your dog might be able to smell if you're stressed...

Dogs can sniff out stress on humans a new study has found, adding another skill to the list of things the intelligent canines are capable of.The study,...

 2022-09-29 12:22 

Al Arabiya

Demonstrators attempt to enter Iran embassy in Oslo, police say...

Several people were attempting on Thursday to enter the Iranian embassy in Oslo during a demonstration, Norwegian police said."Considerable resources" were...

 2022-09-29 12:19 

Al Arabiya

Iran arrests journalist who covered Mahsa Amini funeral: Lawyer...

Iran on Thursday arrested a reporter who covered the funeral of Mahsa Amini, her lawyer said, the latest of a growing number of journalists to be detained...

 2022-09-29 12:15 

Al Arabiya

Montenegro says it is investigating Russians, Montenegrins on suspicion of spying...

Authorities in Montenegro have launched an investigation against an unspecified number of people on charges of espionage, a spokesman for the Special State...

 2022-09-29 12:06 

Al Arabiya

Putin moves to ban some Western trucks from transiting through Russia...

President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on Thursday authorizing the Russian government to ban some Western trucks from transiting across Russian territory...

 2022-09-29 11:51 

Al Arabiya

At least 19 dead in Morocco after drinking toxic alcohol...

At least 19 people have died and dozens of others were hospitalized after consuming toxic alcohol from a roadside kiosk in northern Morocco, local media...

 2022-09-29 11:46 

Al Arabiya

Italy will not recognize Russia's 'illegal' annexation referendums in Ukraine: PM...

Italy will not recognize the results of "illegal" annexation referendums organized by Moscow in the Russian-occupied regions of Ukraine, Prime Minister...

 2022-09-29 11:33 

Al Arabiya

Britain's FM Cleverly says committed to forming closer ties with Indo-Pacific region...

Britain is committed to forming ever closer links with the Indo-Pacific region, including greater economic, security and defense cooperation, foreign...

 2022-09-29 11:31 

Al Arabiya

Kuwaitis vote for new parliament...

Thousands of Kuwaitis cast their votes in parliamentary elections on Thursday for the second time in less than two years.367 candidates, including 27 women...

 2022-09-29 11:28 

Al Arabiya

Almost 400 staff at BBC World Service to lose their jobs...

Nearly 400 staff at BBC World Service will lose their jobs as part of a cost-cutting program and move to digital platforms, the broadcaster announced on...

 2022-09-29 11:26 

Al Arabiya

Germany urges consumers to save more gas despite cold weather...

Germany's top energy regulator on Thursday issued an urgent warning to consumers to save more gas regardless of chilly weather as figures showed...

 2022-09-29 11:16 

Al Arabiya

Israel's President Herzog warns against violence in election run-up...

Israeli President Isaac Herzog urged an intensely divided public to keep its cool ahead of the country's parliamentary election, warning that heated...

 2022-09-29 11:11 

Al Arabiya

NATO sees 'deliberate, reckless' sabotage in Nord Stream gas leaks...

NATO on Thursday said leaks from the Nord Stream gas pipelines appeared to be sabotage and vowed a "determined response" to any attacks on their critical...

 2022-09-29 11:05 

Al Arabiya

S. Korean President's party sues local broadcaster over hot mic comments...

South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol's party sued a local broadcaster Thursday, claiming it had misrepresented comments caught on a hot mic in which he...

 2022-09-29 10:50 

Al Arabiya

Hundreds line up outside of UK's Windsor Castle for reopening...

Hundreds of people lined up on Thursday outside Windsor Castle, as the landmark royal residence and its historic St George's Chapel, where Queen Elizabeth...

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