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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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Assad calls on Syria’s Druze minority to do military service

  • Since the conflict erupted in 2011, thousands of Druze, especially those in Sweida, have refused to be conscripted, instead joining local militias promising to protect the region
  • The main way the Druze community could support the army was to do military service, Assad said
By AFP ·

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Sri Lanka parliament to meet in showdown between rival PMs

  • Sri Lanka has been locked in a power struggle since the prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was sacked
  • The power struggle has crippled the work of the administration
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Chinese consumers pull back, but other indicators stabilize

  • Retail sales slowed to an 8.6 percent year-on-year increase in October
  • The NBS blamed the deceleration on consumers holding off from making purchases until Singles Day
By AFP ·

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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 ·