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 2022-08-07 16:15 

Al Arabiya

Taiwan vows not to bow to pressure, China drills set to end...

Taiwan reiterated it won't succumb to pressure from China after days of military drills in the air and seas surrounding the island, with hostilities set to...

 2022-08-07 16:00 

Al Arabiya

Palestinians sift through rubble at Gaza camp hit in Israeli strike...

When Israeli rockets slammed into her neighborhood in a crowded refugee camp in the Gaza strip on Saturday night, 9-year-old Leen Matar said she was so...

 2022-08-07 15:20 

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Palestinian PM calls for immediate halt to hostilities...

Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyed called on the international community to help stop Israel's offensive while holding up photos of...

 2022-08-07 14:45 

Al Arabiya

Renault is on right track with new Megane E-Tech electric vehicle model: CEO...

Renault SA Chief Executive Officer Luca de Meo said the uptake of the new Megane E-Tech EV model shows the French carmaker is on the right track with its...

 2022-08-07 14:19 

Al Arabiya

Police break up Muharram gathering in Kashmir, dozens detained...

Police on Sunday detained dozens of people in Indian-controlled Kashmir as they dispersed Shia Muslims who attempted to participate in processions marking...

 2022-08-07 13:56 

Al Arabiya

Iraqi court sentences four to life in prison over attack on Baghdad airport...

An Iraqi court on Sunday sentenced four to life in prison over an attack on Baghdad airport early this year that damaged two empty civilian planes on the...

 2022-08-07 13:42 

Al Arabiya

Gaza's Shifa hospital chief warns of 'crisis' as supplies dwindle...

Gaza's top hospital director warned Sunday that medics are facing multiple crises amid deadly violence between Palestinian militants and Israel, with drugs...

 2022-08-07 13:12 

Al Arabiya

Nuclear plant disaster in Ukraine is a 'real risk,' IAEA chief says...

Ukrainian officials said Russian forces shelled the area around Europe's largest nuclear plant for a second day, hours after the head of the UN's atomic...

 2022-08-07 13:10 

Al Arabiya

Bangladesh seeks China help during Wang Yi's visit to repatriate Rohingya refugees...

Bangladesh on Sunday sought cooperation from China to repatriate Rohingya refugees to Myanmar during a visit by Foreign Minister Wang Yi, who promised...

 2022-08-07 12:45 

Al Arabiya

Biden leaves White House for first time since COVID-19 infection...

Ending his most recent COVID-19 isolation, President Joe Biden on Sunday left the White House for the first time since becoming infected with the...

 2022-08-07 12:27 

Al Arabiya

Egypt proposes Gaza truce amid unrest: Source...

Egyptian mediators have proposed a Gaza truce that would take effect at 10 p.m. (1900 GMT) on Sunday, an Egyptian security source said, adding that Israel...

 2022-08-07 12:22 

Al Arabiya

Amnesty apologizes for 'distress and anger' caused by report rebuking Ukraine...

Amnesty International apologized on Sunday for "distress and anger" caused by a report accusing Ukraine of endangering civilians which infuriated President...

 2022-08-07 11:56 

Al Arabiya

Pope Francis hails departure of Ukrainian grain ships as 'sign of hope'...

Pope Francis on Sunday welcomed the departure from Ukrainian Black Sea ports of the first ships carrying grain previously blockaded by Russia, saying the...

 2022-08-07 11:50 

Al Arabiya

Thirty inmates saw out of Lebanon's jail and escape: Authorities...

More than 30 people fled a Lebanon detention center at dawn on Sunday, security forces said, after sawing their way through a window, according to a...

 2022-08-07 11:40 

Al Arabiya

Zelenskyy calls for tougher international response after shelling of nuclear plant...

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy called on Sunday for a stronger international response to what he described as Russian "nuclear terror" after...

 2022-08-07 11:38 

Al Arabiya

Investment in MENA e-commerce start-up Homzmart rises to $40 mln after latest round...

Furniture and home goods e-commerce platform Homzmart has closed one of the past year's biggest funding rounds for a Middle Eastern and North Africa...

 2022-08-07 11:25 

Al Arabiya

Oman posts 784 mln rial budget surplus for H1/2022: Report...

The Omani government posted a budget surplus of 784 million rials ($2.04 billion) at the end of the first half of 2022, Oman's state news agency reported...

 2022-08-07 10:52 

Al Arabiya

Kuwait's KNPC begins exporting petroleum coke and diesel products...

The Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) has begun exporting petroleum coke and diesel products from its Clean Fuels project, the state-run...

 2022-08-07 10:07 

Al Arabiya

Four cargo ships carrying foodstuffs sail from Ukraine: Turkish, Ukrainian officials...

Four ships carrying Ukrainian foodstuffs sailed from Ukrainian Black Sea ports on Sunday as part of a deal to unblock the country's sea exports, Ukrainian...

 2022-08-07 09:38 

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Syria raises petrol prices by 130 percent: Ministry...

Syria's internal commerce ministry has announced a petrol price hike of around 130 percent in the war-torn country facing fuel shortages and extended power...

 2022-08-07 09:25 

Al Arabiya

Chinese, Taiwanese warships face each other as exercises due to end...

Chinese and Taiwanese warships played high-seas "cat and mouse" on Sunday ahead of the scheduled end of four days of unprecedented Chinese military...

 2022-08-07 09:16 

Al Arabiya

Blinken kicks off Africa tour to counter Russia's growing influence...

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken landed in South Africa on Sunday to kick off a three-nation visit aimed at countering Russian influence on the...

 2022-08-07 08:28 

Al Arabiya

Search on for stranded motorists following flash floods in California's Death Valley...

Emergency workers are searching for stranded motorists and clearing roads inside California's Death Valley National Park after flash flooding triggered by...

 2022-08-07 07:58 

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President Xi orders aggressive military drills after losing face over Pelosi's Taiwan...

Chinese President Xi Jinping may not have been able to stop Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan, but he ordered his country's military to rehearse a much more...

 2022-08-07 07:37 

Al Arabiya

Death toll in Israel strikes on Gaza rises to 29, including six children...

At least 29 Palestinians, including six children and two senior commanders of the Islamic Jihad militant group, have been killed in the weekend surge of...

 2022-08-07 07:14 

Al Arabiya

China July exports grow at faster pace, beat forecast, though outlook uncertain...

China's export growth unexpectedly picked up speed in July, offering an encouraging boost to the economy as its struggles to recover from a COVID-induced...

 2022-08-07 06:59 

Al Arabiya

Major drop in global food prices in July, but future supply worries persist: FAO...

Global food prices dropped significantly in July, marking the fourth consecutive monthly decline since hitting record highs earlier this year from the war...

 2022-08-07 06:27 

Al Arabiya

China shortens suspension time for international flights linked to COVID-19 cases...

China has shortened the suspension time for inbound international flights on routes found to have COVID-19 cases starting on August 7.The country's...

 2022-08-07 06:26 

Al Arabiya

Islamic Jihad group fires rockets at Jerusalem on third day of conflict...

The Islamic Jihad said it had fired rockets at Jerusalem from the Gaza Strip on Sunday, as the conflict between the Palestinian militants and Israel...

 2022-08-07 06:07 

Al Arabiya

Cyberattack hits UK National Health Service's 111 emergency line...

A major cyber attack is delaying response times on the NHS 111 telephone service in the UK that's used for medical emergencies, the Telegraph reported.The...

 2022-08-07 05:56 

Al Arabiya

UAE calls for de-escalation in Gaza Strip...

The United Arab Emirates has called for calm in the Gaza Strip amid ongoing violence, urging de-escalation to prevent civilian casualties.For the latest...

 2022-08-07 05:50 

Al Arabiya

Early Amazon investor and board member Tom Alberg dies at 82...

Tom Alberg, co-founder of the venture capital firm Madrona Venture Group and an early investor in Amazon.com Inc., has died. He was 82.Alberg died Friday,...

 2022-08-07 05:31 

Al Arabiya

Israel arrests 20 members of Islamic Jihad in West Bank: Army...

Twenty members of the Palestinian group Islamic Jihad were arrested overnight by Israeli security forces in the West Bank, the army announced on Sunday, as...

 2022-08-07 04:21 

Al Arabiya

US police say killings of four Muslim men may be linked...

Police in the US state of New Mexico said Saturday they are investigating the murders of three Muslim men that they suspect are related to a fourth...

 2022-08-07 04:08 

Al Arabiya

Palestinian Islamic jihad group confirms killing of a senior commander in Gaza...

The Palestinian Islamic Jihad movement (PIJ) on Sunday confirmed the killing of one of its senior armed commanders in an Israeli air strike on the Gaza...

 2022-08-07 03:56 

Al Arabiya

US says it supports Israel's right to defend itself, urges no more escalation...

The US fully supported Israel's right to defend itself, the State Department said on Saturday, and it urged all sides to avoid further escalation as...

 2022-08-06 18:59 

Al Arabiya

First Ukraine grain shipment's arrival in Lebanon 'postponed'...

The first shipment of Ukrainian grain since Russia's invasion will no longer arrive in the northern Lebanese port city of Tripoli on Sunday as planned,...

 2022-08-06 18:36 

Al Arabiya

Egypt working to restore peace in Gaza: President al-Sisi...

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on Saturday that his government was working with Israel and the Palestinians to "restore peace and stability"...

 2022-08-06 18:15 

Al Arabiya

Saudi Arabia condemns Israeli attack on Gaza Strip: Foreign ministry statement...

Saudi Arabia condemned and denounced the Israeli attack carried out in the Gaza Strip, a statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on...

 2022-08-06 18:05 

Al Arabiya

Iraq protesters tear-gassed, MPs detained: Report...

Security forces in Iraq's autonomous Kurdistan region fired tear gas and rubber-coated bullets Saturday to disperse anti-government protesters and detained...

 2022-08-06 17:44 

Al Arabiya

Elon Musk challenges Twitter CEO to public debate on bots...

Elon Musk on Saturday challenged Twitter Inc Chief Executive Officer Parag Agrawal to a public debate about the percentage of bots on the social media...

 2022-08-06 17:28 

Al Arabiya

Palestinian Islamic Jihad leaders will pay the price: Israeli defense minister Gantz...

Israeli Defence Minister Benny Gantz on Saturday said Islamic Jihad leaders "will pay the price" as Israeli jets continued to hit targets in Gaza on...

 2022-08-06 16:40 

Al Arabiya

US President Joe Biden tests negative for COVID-19...

President Joe Biden has tested negative for COVID-19 after testing positive with a breakthrough case for days, the White House physician said on...

 2022-08-06 16:15 

Al Arabiya

Jagdeep Dhankhar elected as India's new Vice President...

Jagdeep Dhankhar was elected as India's vice president, giving the ruling coalition led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi control of the South Asian nation's...

 2022-08-06 15:54 

Al Arabiya

Turkey's banks are adopting Russian payments system: Erdogan...

Five Turkish banks have adopted Russia's Mir payments system, Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on his return from talks with President Vladimir...

 2022-08-06 15:36 

Al Arabiya

Russian forces begin assault on two eastern Ukraine cities...

Russian forces began an assault Saturday on two key cities in the eastern Donetsk region and kept up rocket and shelling attacks on other Ukrainian cities,...

 2022-08-06 14:52 

Al Arabiya

Iran urges 'realistic' US response to revive nuclear deal...

Iran's foreign minister called on Saturday for a "realistic response" from the United States to Iranian proposals at indirect talks in Vienna aimed at...

 2022-08-06 14:42 

Al Arabiya

Iran's IRGC says Palestinians 'not alone' in fight against Israel...

The head of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) said Saturday that the Palestinians are "not alone" in their fight against Israel as they faced a...

 2022-08-06 14:24 

Al Arabiya

Watch: Major fire spreads at Cuban fuel storage facility hit by lightning...

A second fuel storage tank near Cuba's supertanker port in Matanzas exploded on Saturday morning following a blaze which burned through the night after...

 2022-08-06 14:13 

Al Arabiya

Ukraine claims 'serious damage' to nuclear plant in military strikes...

Parts of Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant were "seriously damaged" by military strikes that forced one of its reactors to shut down, the plant's...

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