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US designates Hezbollah leader’s son a terrorist and targets group’s Iraq network

  • US Treasury sanctions four militants for acquired weapons and trained fighters in Iraq
  • The US State Department accuses Jawad Nasrallah of carrying out attacks against Israel.
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Libya’s PM Sarraj meets eastern commander Haftar in Palermo

  • Premier Giuseppe Conte presided over a handshake between the two Libyan leaders at a conference on the country in Palermo
  • UN Libyan envoy Ghassan Salame said Haftar, had committed himself to a UN action plan
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Daesh militants attempting to cross into Iraq from Syria: Iraqi PM

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Saudi crown prince meets families of servicemen killed in line of duty

  • The prince welcomed the guests and passed on the greetings and appreciation of King Salman to all the families of all those killed
By Arab News ·

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Elite leaders and inventors gather in Riyadh for global youth forum

By NOOR NUGALI - Taghreed Almadani ·

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Stan Lee’s work was introduced to the Arab World in the 70s — and his fanbase has grown ever since

By Rawan Radwan - ASEEL BASHRAHEEL - ABDULAZIZ ALAQUIL ·

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UN Security Council meets on Gaza violence

  • Seven Palestinians were killed in Gaza as Israeli strikes targeted militants and flattened buildings
  • Palestinian militant groups including Hamas, which rules Gaza, issued a joint statement earlier announcing an Egyptian-brokered cease-fire with Israel
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Goldman Sachs bankers ‘cheated’ Malaysia over 1MDB — PM Mahathir

  • Anwar Ibrahim, appointed successor to 93-year-old Mahathir, told parliament on Tuesday that Malaysia needed to take “more aggressive measures” to reclaim the fees and losses due to the harm the scandal had done to the country’s image
  • Critics have said the fees earned by Goldman Sachs were far in excess of the normal 1-2 percent a bank could expect for helping sell bonds
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Adnoc signs deal with Eni on Ghasha concession

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Trump envoy urges Russia help free journalist Austin Tice held in Syria

  • Tice was 31 years old when he was abducted in August 2012 while reporting in Damascus on the uprising against Syrian President Bashar Assad
By Reuters ·