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Qatar defies Trump, bails out Turkey with $15bn investment pledge

  • Emir's support for Erdogan comes amid trade, diplomatic spat with US
  • The Turkish currency has lost nearly 40 percent against the dollar this year
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Man with suspected explosive vest neutralized in Saudi city

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5 charged with terror after raid, shoot-out in Jordan

  • Prosecutors accused the five detainees of "carrying out acts of terrorism"
  • Interior Minister Samir Mubaideen said Monday that the militants supported the Daesh group
By Arab News ·

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Man with suspected explosive vest neutralized in Saudi city

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How volunteers help pilgrims realize their lifelong dream

By HUSSAM AL-MAYMAN - Hajj2010 - Makkah - volunteers ·

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Jordan weighs up Russian offer for voluntary return of Syrian refugees

  • Russia has offered to repatriate the Syrians by the end of 2018 but Jordan does not want to force displaced Syrians to return to their homeland
  • Jordan would benefit from reopening its border with Syria, but also carried risks of terrorists enter the country with fake IDs
By Mohamed Al-Daameh ·

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Trump blacklists critical ex-CIA chief Brennan

  • In a highly unusually directive, Trump claimed that Brennan had become “erratic”
  • Brennan, a frequent Trump critic, could now lose access to classified information, a courtesy usually afforded to former senior officials
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Uber narrows loss but is a long way from finding profit, targets India and Middle East

  • Uber’s net loss narrowed to $891 million in its second quarter ending June 30 from $1.1 billion a year earlier
  • While Uber has retreated from China, Southeast Asia and Russia, it says it is sticking with India and the Middle East
By Reuters ·

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Solid start in Asian Games for ‘work in progress’ Saudi Arabia

  • Saudi Arabian coach Saad Al-Shehri promised his U23 side will improve after goalless draw
  • Young Falcons are back in action on Friday, against Myanmar
By Gary Meenaghan ·

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Al Jazeera comes under scrutiny in the US

  • Controversial Qatari network will be forced to reveal funding and ownership details under new legislation
  • The revelation that Al Jazeera had 175 staff accredited to the US Senate and House of Representatives in 2016 rang alarm bells
By ANNA PUKAS ·