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Experts cast doubt in Iran’s claim of air power

  • 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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Guinness recognizes Saudi Arabia camel festival as largest in the world

  • The festival included 11,186 camels, the largest number of camels in a race, and almost 800 races held between Aug. 11 until Saturday
  • $14.3 million worth of prizes were handed out to participants from Saudi Arabia, other Gulf States and Arab countries
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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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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Pardoned Australian filmmaker to be deported from Cambodia

  • Ricketson repeatedly insisted he had no political agenda and his work making documentary films was journalistic in nature
By AP ·

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China cancels trade talks with US as tariff threats escalate

  • A mid-level delegation was due to travel to Washington ahead of Liu’s visit, but the trip has now been abandoned
  • China added $60 billion of US products to its import tariff list as it retaliated against US duties on $200 billion of Chinese goods
By Reuters ·

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Iran looms large over OPEC summit

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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Facebook dating service rolling out in Colombia

  • Colombians are particularly avid fans of using social networks and websites to find partners
  • The service is programmed not to link up people who are already connected as family or friends
By AFP ·