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Iraqi police arresting protesters in the south — activists

  • The government rushed to contain the protests with promises of thousands of jobs, mainly in the oil sector
  • Basra is home to about 70 percent of Iraq’s proven oil reserves of 153.1 billion barrels
By AP ·

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Strikes blamed on Israel killed 9 pro-regime fighters in Syria: monitor

  • Syrian state media had accused Israel of bombing a military position in Aleppo province late Sunday
  • Israel has repeatedly warned it will not tolerate an entrenched presence of its archfoe Iran in the neighboring country
By AFP ·

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Donald Trump says summit with Vladimir Putin in Helsinki got off to 'good start'

  • Two leaders are meeting in the Finnish capital for a much-anticipated summit
  • Trump made the brief remarks in front of reporters, at a conference table surrounded by top officials
By Arab News ·

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How Saudis are adapting to fast-changing life in the Kingdom

  • Retired psychologist Dr. Abdulrahman Al-Sobihi explains why the recent big changes in Saudi Arabia have been accepted so easily
  • Umm Al-Qura instructor Abdulrahman Al-Haidari says most of the Saudis who have taken up education abroad are returning to help in the Kingdom's modernization program
By DEEMA AL-KHUDAIR ·

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Iraqi police arresting protesters in the south — activists

  • The government rushed to contain the protests with promises of thousands of jobs, mainly in the oil sector
  • Basra is home to about 70 percent of Iraq’s proven oil reserves of 153.1 billion barrels
By AP ·

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Philippine president bolsters security, defense ties with Malaysia

  • Both Southeast Asian leaders have a dented human rights reputation globally although Mahathir has softened his strongman outlook
  • Piracy and armed robbery against ships in the region remains an ongoing issue for leaders in Southeast Asia
By Nor Arlene Tan ·

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Expert tests prove Arabsat not involved in illegal broadcasts of World Cup

  • Multiple tests by experts confirm Arabsat frequencies were not used for illegal World Cup broadcasts
  • Arabsat’s CEO demands immediate retraction and apology from FIFA after research vindicates broadcaster
By Arab News ·