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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman visits Great Wall of China

  • Crown prince arrived in China on Thursday, on the third leg of his Asia tour
  • He will meet the Chinese President Xi Jinping during the official visit
By Arab News ·

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China's ambassador: Saudi Arabia a 'strategic partner and powerful ally'

  • The two friendly countries enjoy a complete strategic partnership, Li said.
  • The China-Saudi Arabia High-Level Joint Committee will meet during the crown prince's visit

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Twin bombing in eastern Syria kills 20 including oil workers

  • The incident took place near the town of Al-Shahil in the southeast of oil-rich Deir al-Zor province that borders Iraq
  • It came as the SDF presses on with efforts to retake the last small area of territory held in Syria by Daesh
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Palestinians to cut civil servant salaries after Israeli tax freeze

  • Israel's security cabinet on Sunday approved the freezing of $138 million (122 million euros) over the PA's payments to the families of prisoners, or prisoners themselves, jailed for attacks on Israelis
  • Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas said Wednesday he would not accept anything but full payment of the tax transfers owed by Israel
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Egyptian who killed daughter in Germany sentenced to life

  • The defendant, identified as Ahmed F. in line with German privacy rules, was found guilty of strangling his seven-year-old daughter in July 2018 because he wanted to take revenge against his wife
  • He suspected his wife of infidelity
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Norway oil firms lower 2019 investment forecast

  • Investment forecasts for 2019 lowered to $20.06 billion
  • Several plans for development and operation (PDOs) expected to be submitted
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Simona Halep positive despite Dubai defeat by Belinda Bencic

  • Former world No.1 blames three-set loss on tiredness after nine matches in 13 days.
  • Halep has high hopes for the rest of 2019, saying her game is in good shape.
By Arab News ·


Arab News gets more global design recognition

  • Arab News scooped a Merit Award in the covers and jackets category for its front page
  • The annual competition celebrates design excellence on a global scale
By Arab News ·

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Hamas media facing financial meltdown