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London police treating Westminster crash as terrorist incident

  • Authorities said in a statement Tuesday that a man in his 20s was arrested on suspicion of terrorist offences
  • US President Trump calls for tough action to be taken against London attackers
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Khamenei blames Rouhani for economic crisis in Iran

  • Khamenei’s statement was an apparent attempt to deflect public anger over the plunging worth of the rial
  • Thousands of Iranians have protested in recent weeks against sharp rises in the prices of some food items, a lack of jobs and state corruption
By Arab News ·


Syrian Kurdish-led council visits Damascus for new talks

  • A delegation including members of the US-backed SDF held talks with Damascus earlier this month
  • The visits highlight efforts by the Kurdish-led authorities to open new channels to President Bashar Assad’s government
By Reuters ·


Child among three killed in Baghdad blast

  • A source from the security services said that a woman and a child were among those killed
  • Authorities did not detail the cause of the blast and said an investigation would be launched
By AFP ·


UK’s Quercus pulls plug on $570 mln Iran solar plant as sanctions bite

  • Quercus said it will halt the construction of a 500 million euro ($570 million) solar power plant in Iran
  • Iran has been trying to increase the share of renewable-produced electricity in its energy mix
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Al-Hilal arrive in the UK ahead of Super Cup final against Al-Ittihad

  • Riyadh giants all set for this weekend's Saudi Super Cup final against Jeddah rivals.
  • Omar Abdulrahman set to make his debut in the clash at QPR's Loftus Road ground.
By Arab News ·

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Telling a story of epic dimensions: How media cover Hajj

  • Hajj adds up to one of the biggest gatherings of humanity on Earth
  • A big event demands a media operation on a commensurate scale