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 2022-08-11 12:28 

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Taliban cleric killed in blast in Kabul...

A Taliban cleric was killed in a blast that struck Afghanistan's capital of Kabul on Thursday, a Taliban intelligence official said.Developing...

 2022-08-11 12:24 

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Saudi Arabia set to host Arab Radio & TV Festival in November this year...

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will host -- for the first time -- the activities of the 22nd edition of Arab Radio & TV Festival later this year.To be run...

 2022-08-11 12:16 

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Saudi man in Austria hailed hero after saving drowning father, daughter...

A Saudi man on vacation has been called a "hero" by the Kingdom's embassy in Austria after he saved a drowning father-daughter duo in Hallstatt.Speaking to...

 2022-08-11 12:11 

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Ex-workers at Malaysian supplier sue Kimberly-Clark, Ansell over alleged forced labor...

Former workers at Malaysian rubber glove maker Brightway Holdings filed a lawsuit in the US against Kimberly-Clark Corp and Ansell Ltd, accusing them of...

 2022-08-11 11:53 

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'No more than 10' Chinese, Taiwanese ships stay close to median line of Taiwan Strait...

No more than 10 Chinese and Taiwan navy ships stayed close to the median line of the Taiwan Strait as of Thursday afternoon, a source briefed on the matter...

 2022-08-11 11:44 

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Food couriers sizzle in Europe heat...

As Europe braces for another heatwave, one group of workers has little choice but to sweat it out: the couriers shuttling around town getting lunches and...

 2022-08-11 11:35 

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Russia says Switzerland 'no longer neutral,' can't act as intermediary with Ukraine...

Russia said on Thursday it had turned down a Swiss offer to represent Ukrainian interests in Russia and Moscow's interests in Ukraine because it no longer...

 2022-08-11 11:31 

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Saudi Arabia aims to transform Riyadh into global fintech capital: Network Intl chief...

"If you have somehow missed the happenings in Saudi Arabia's fintech scene, now is the time to pay serious attention," says Abdulaziz al-Dahmash, Managing...

 2022-08-11 11:06 

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Iraq's Enas Taleb to sue The Economist for using her photo in 'fat women' article...

Renowned Iraqi actress Enas Taleb told Al Arabiya that she will sue British newspaper The Economist for publishing a picture of her in reference to a story...

 2022-08-11 11:02 

Al Arabiya

Coaching programs, government funding fueling UAE startups...

Generous government funding and programs to help kick-start small businesses have led the United Arab Emirates to develop a bustling start-up scene over...

 2022-08-11 10:30 

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Dozens in China infected with new virus found in shrews...

Dozens of people in China have fallen ill with a new virus that is also found in shrews, a report has said, but there is so far no evidence of...

 2022-08-11 10:20 

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Switch from gas boosts oil demand, but economic headwinds due to recession loom: IEA...

Sweltering summer temperatures and soaring gas prices have boosted the use of oil in power generation, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on...

 2022-08-11 10:16 

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Britain, Denmark contribute additional money, weapons to Ukraine...

Britain and Denmark announced more aid to Ukraine in the form of money and weapons in connection with an international donor conference in Copenhagen on...

 2022-08-11 10:01 

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Armed man demanding frozen deposits takes hostages at Lebanese bank...

An armed man demanding deposits frozen by his bank took an unspecified number of hostages on Thursday at the Federal Bank of Lebanon, a security source...

 2022-08-11 09:58 

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Infertility on the rise in GCC countries due to diets, lifestyle choices: Experts...

Infertility rates in Saudi Arabia, the UAE and the wider GCC are on the rise and more than double the global average, according to research, with experts...

 2022-08-11 09:34 

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Show of top Impressionist works to mark Louvre Abu Dhabi's fifth anniversary...

In celebration of its fifth anniversary, Louvre Abu Dhabi has announced it will be bringing to Abu Dhabi the most comprehensive Impressionist exhibition...

 2022-08-11 09:25 

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US faces UN review of race record...

A UN watchdog is due Thursday to begin drilling US officials about the country's record in battling racial discrimination, amid mounting calls for...

 2022-08-11 09:01 

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Several cities in China impose COVID-19 curbs as millions still under lockdown...

Several COVID-hit Chinese cities from the country's east to west imposed fresh restrictions and lockdowns on their populations on Thursday to contain flare...

 2022-08-11 08:59 

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US Secretary of State Blinken in Rwanda on final leg of Africa trip...

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken is due to hold talks with Rwandan President Paul Kagame on Thursday, facing calls from campaigners to pressure Kigali...

 2022-08-11 08:48 

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Latvian parliament declares Russia 'state sponsor of terrorism'...

Latvian MPs on Thursday adopted a statement declaring Russia a "state sponsor of terrorism" and said its actions in Ukraine constituted "targeted genocide...

 2022-08-11 08:35 

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NASA studies find previously unknown loss of Antarctic ice...

Two new studies led by US space agency NASA have revealed how the Antarctic ice sheet has been swiftly losing mass in recent decades amid a rapidly warming...

 2022-08-11 08:24 

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North Korea's Kim declares victory over COVID-19...

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un declared victory in the battle against the novel coronavirus, ordering a lifting of maximum anti-epidemic measures imposed...

 2022-08-11 08:22 

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Britian enforces 'extreme' weather warning as new heatwave hits...

A four-day "extreme heat" warning came into force in parts of England and Wales on Thursday, with temperatures poised to exceed 35 degrees Celsius in...

 2022-08-11 08:14 

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Kim Jong Un was 'seriously ill' in North Korea COVID-19 surge: Sister...

Kim Jong Un's sister revealed that the North Korean leader suffered from a "high fever" during a recent COVID-19 outbreak, as she vowed to "eradicate South...

 2022-08-11 07:55 

Al Arabiya

France: 'Monster' wildfire rages near Bordeaux for third day...

More than 1,000 firefighters backed by water-bombing aircraft battled a "monster" wildfire near France's wine-growing heartland of Bordeaux for a third day...

 2022-08-11 07:37 

Al Arabiya

Abu Dhabi's IHC acquires 50 pct of Turkish energy firm...

Abu Dhabi's International Holding Company (IHC) has acquired half of Turkish energy company Kalyon Energy for AED 1.8 billion ($500 million), state news...

 2022-08-11 07:22 

Al Arabiya

Lucid says Saudi Arabia's PIF 'very supportive' as supply crunch hits production...

Top shareholder Saudi Arabia has been supportive of Lucid Group Inc. during a supply crunch that forced two production target cuts this year, an official...

 2022-08-11 07:10 

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American-Egyptian man convicted of murder for killing two teenage daughters...

A US court in the state of Texas earlier this week convicted an American-Egyptian of capital murder for the 2008 killing of his two teenage daughters,...

 2022-08-11 06:52 

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China delays bid by US and India to sanction Pakistan-based JeM militant at UN...

China delayed on Wednesday a proposal by the United States and India to sanction at the UN Security Council a top commander in the Pakistan-based...

 2022-08-11 06:25 

Al Arabiya

Alleged British ISIS 'Beatle' charged after arrest in UK...

British prosecutors have authorized terrorism charges against a man, 38-year-old Aine Davis, who has returned to Britain from Turkey where he had been held...

 2022-08-11 04:59 

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Political solutions needed to halt violence between Israel, Gaza militants: ICRC...

Political steps are needed to bolster the fragile cease-fire deal which has halted days of fighting between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza, the...

 2022-08-11 04:11 

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Taiwan rejects China's 'one country, two systems' plan for the island...

Taiwan rejects the "one country, two systems" model proposed by Beijing in a white paper published this week, the self-ruled island's foreign ministry said...

 2022-08-11 03:51 

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S.Korea expresses regret over N.Korea's 'groundless claim''over COVID-19, threats...

South Korea's unification ministry handling inter-Korean affairs expressed regret after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's powerful sister blamed leaflets...

 2022-08-11 03:43 

Al Arabiya

Heavy fighting near Donetsk as Russia presses offensive in eastern Ukraine...

Heavy fighting raged around the eastern Ukrainian town of Pisky on Thursday as Russia pressed its campaign to seize all of the industrialized Donbas region...

 2022-08-11 03:30 

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Taiwan holds military drill after China repeats threats...

Taiwan's army held another live-fire drill Thursday after Beijing ended its largest-ever military exercises around the island, as it repeated threats to...

 2022-08-10 21:19 

Al Arabiya

US rethinks steps on China tariffs in wake of Taiwan response: Sources...

China's war games around Taiwan have led Biden administration officials to recalibrate their thinking on whether to scrap some tariffs or potentially...

 2022-08-10 20:47 

Al Arabiya

Iran rejects US charges of IRGC plot to murder ex-Trump advisor John Bolton...

Iran dismissed as "baseless and politically motivated" charges against a member of its Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) for plotting to murder...

 2022-08-10 20:31 

Al Arabiya

Ukraine says it will respond to shelling of town, vows to hurt Russians more...

Ukraine will respond to the Russian shelling of a town and needs to consider how to inflict as much damage on Russia as possible to end the war quickly,...

 2022-08-10 20:25 

Al Arabiya

Order to seize Hezbollah-allied Lebanon MPs' property over port blast...

Judicial authorities in Lebanon Wednesday ordered the temporary seizure of the property of two deputies allied with Hezbollah in the case of the deadly...

 2022-08-10 19:01 

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Pelosi: US cannot allow China's 'new normal' over Taiwan...

US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday the United States could not allow China to normalize the new level of pressure on Taiwan...

 2022-08-10 18:54 

Al Arabiya

More than 70 economists ask Biden to release Afghan central bank funds...

More than 70 economists and experts, including Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz, called for Washington and other nations to release Afghanistan's central...

 2022-08-10 18:43 

Al Arabiya

Drugmakers hunt for one vaccine to target all COVID-19 variants...

Scientists fear the omicron shots coming this fall won't be much better at keeping people from getting Covid-19 than what's come before. That's pushing...

 2022-08-10 18:34 

Al Arabiya

Two police killed, 800 inmates flee in DR Congo jailbreak...

More than 800 inmates have escaped from a prison in eastern DR Congo after gunmen staged a jailbreak in which two policemen were killed, sources said...

 2022-08-10 18:28 

Al Arabiya

Large fuel depot fire in Cuba 'under control,' but not extinguished yet...

Firefighters on Wednesday declared that a days-old blaze engulfing a fuel depot has finally been brought under control, although not yet extinguished.The...

 2022-08-10 17:58 

Al Arabiya

Important to work with energy firms to bring prices down: UK's foreign secretary...

British leadership candidate Liz Truss said on Wednesday she would work with energy companies to bring down prices if she becomes prime minister, as she...

 2022-08-10 17:37 

Al Arabiya

First Ukrainian wheat shipments expected next week: UN...

The first shipments of wheat should start flowing from Ukrainian ports next week under a landmarked deal agreed with Russia and Turkey, a top UN official...

 2022-08-10 17:00 

Al Arabiya

Russian President Putin discusses food, fuel supplies in call with Malian leader...

Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed possibly supplying food, fertilizers and fuel to Mali in a phone call with the African country's interim leader...

 2022-08-10 16:51 

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Iran providing Russian officials with drone training: US official...

Iran has started training Russian officials on using Iranian-made drones, a US official said Wednesday, after Washington previously accused Moscow of...

 2022-08-10 16:40 

Al Arabiya

Sierra Leone imposes nationwide curfew amid violent anti-government protests...

Sierra Leone's leadership announced a nationwide curfew on Wednesday in response to violent anti-government protests that it said had caused an unspecified...

 2022-08-10 16:37 

Al Arabiya

Facebook use plunges among US teens, YouTube and TikTok take over: Survey...

US teens have left Facebook in droves over the past seven years, preferring to spend time at video-sharing venues YouTube and TikTok, according to a Pew...

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