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Iran’s ageing warplanes in ‘show of strength’ near Strait of Hormuz

  • The drill involved fighter jets from the Iranian military and the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps
  • But experts cast doubt on Tehran’s air power
By Arab News ·

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Qatari tribe continues campaign for justice at UN in Geneva

  • Al-Ghufran traibe present their case in front of the international community to hold Qatar accountable
  • The tribe revealed the crimes against humanity committed by Qatari authorities
By Arab News ·

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Palestinian killed by Israeli fire in new Gaza clashes: ministry

  • A Palestinian was killed by Israeli fire in new clashes along the Gaza border on Friday.
  • More than 100 other people were wounded, the spokesman said.
By AFP ·

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Major projects, investments worth over $685bn unveiled on Saudi National Day

  • The private sector’s contribution to the GDP at constant prices doubled to around SR1236.6 million in 2017
By Arab News ·

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Travelers wait as fighting shuts runways in Libya

  • Misrata airport on Libya’s northwestern Mediterranean coast processed three to four flights a day last month
  • Armed groups fighting for territory and influence 200 km further west fired rockets toward Tripoli’s main remaining air hub
By Reuters ·

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Iran looms large over OPEC summit

  • Saudi Arabia only country in Mideast, and perhaps world, with enough capacity to keep market supplied, say experts
  • At Algiers, Opec and leading non-Opec countries are expected to discuss how to allocate supply increases to offset a shortage of Iran supplies
By Richard Wachman ·

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‘No sign of waning appetite for oil’

By Richard Wachman ·

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Pakistan beat Afghanistan in last over finish

  • Hashmatullah Shahidi missed out on a maiden hundred by a mere three runs but still steered Afghanistan to a challenging 257-6
By AFP ·

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Google staff discussed ways to fight Trump travel ban: WSJ

  • An email from an employee of the Search Product Marketing division referred to brainstorming inside Google over how to respond to ban
By AFP ·