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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo leaves Riyadh after meeting Saudi king, crown prince

  • Pompeo had a brief meeting with the king before a lengthy, 40-minute discussion with the crown prince
  • The secretary and the foreign minister agreed on the importance of a thorough, transparent, and timely investigation
By Arab News ·

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UN allows Palestinians more full member powers in 2019

  • The United States, Israel and Australia voted against the move
By Reuters ·

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Israel hits Hamas targets in Gaza following rocket fire

  • Six sites were hit in the Gaza Strip, Hamas said in a statement
  • he UN says Israel’s 11-year blockade has resulted in a ‘catastrophic’ humanitarian situation
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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo leaves Riyadh after meeting Saudi king, crown prince

  • Pompeo had a brief meeting with the king before a lengthy, 40-minute discussion with the crown prince
  • The secretary and the foreign minister agreed on the importance of a thorough, transparent, and timely investigation
By Arab News ·

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Israel hits Hamas targets in Gaza following rocket fire

  • Six sites were hit in the Gaza Strip, Hamas said in a statement
  • he UN says Israel’s 11-year blockade has resulted in a ‘catastrophic’ humanitarian situation
By AFP ·

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Taliban warn teachers, students to avoid Afghan polls

  • The Taliban are opposed to democratic elections, viewing them as an imposition by foreign powers
  • The insurgents said they will target the Oct. 20 elections
By AP ·

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Fujifilm wins appeal in battle with Xerox over scrapped merger

  • Xerox in May scrapped a $6.1 billion merger deal with Fujifilm
  • A US court overturned preliminary injunctions requested by activist investors that had blocked a planner merger
By Reuters ·

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‘Man, I was so surprised’: Saudi Olympian Al-Muawi clinches bronze in Argentina games

  • Al-Muawi has been racing hurdles for five years after picking it out as a sport he could excel in at the age of 12
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No joking: Ben Stiller directs gritty prison drama

  • Stiller puts on his auteur hat to tell the gritty and fascinating tale of a woman who helped two murderers escape from an upstate New York jail near the Canadian border
  • Stiller, whose films have grossed nearly $3 billion (2.5 billion euros), said it would have been impossible to “do all the nuances of (prison) reality in two hours” on the big screen
By AFP ·