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Lights, camera, action: Gala heralds rebirth of Saudi cinema

  • Saudi Arabia plans to open nearly 350 cinemas, with more than 2,500 screens, by 2030
  • Movie theaters are expected to contribute more than $24 billion to the Saudi economy and create more than 30,000 jobs by 2030
By NOOR NUGALI ·

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Quake hits near Iran nuclear power plant

  • The University of Tehran's seismology centre said the epicentre of the earthquake was in the sparsely populated Kaki region, around 80 kilometres from the Bushehr plant
  • Bushehr has a 1,000 megawatt reactor built by Russia that became operational in 2011 and reached full capacity the following year
By AFP ·

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Iraq carries out air strikes on Daesh in Syria

  • Iraqi F-16 warplanes crossed into Syria to carry out the strikes after coordination with the Syrian regime.
  • Iraq currently has good relations with Iran and Russia, while also enjoying strong support from the US-led coalition.
By Reuters ·

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Lights, camera, action: Gala heralds rebirth of Saudi cinema

  • Saudi Arabia plans to open nearly 350 cinemas, with more than 2,500 screens, by 2030
  • Movie theaters are expected to contribute more than $24 billion to the Saudi economy and create more than 30,000 jobs by 2030
By NOOR NUGALI ·

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Turkey’s ruling party taunts opposition over early election

  • People’s Republican Party (CHP) reluctant to put its leader, Kemal Kilicdaroglu, forward for the June 24 vote
  • Since an abortive military coup in July 2016, authorities have detained more than 160,000 people, the United Nations says
By Reuters ·

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Oil theft ‘costing Libya over $750 mn annually’

  • Libya’s oil sector collapsed in the wake of the 2011 NATO-backed uprising that toppled longtime dictator Muammar Qaddafi.
  • The recovery of oil production and exports is key to restoring Libya’s economy.
By AFP ·

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Images of a father carrying his disabled son during graduation in Yemen tugs at the heart strings

  • Yemeni journalist and photographer Farouk Muqbel took footage of an elderly father in Sanaa
By Arab News ·
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Modi forecasts IPL players will earn ‘$1m a game’

  • Modi believes that if that $12 million cap is relaxed, leading IPL players could earn as much as English Premier League footballers and even NFL stars
  • London-based Modi forecast the end of country versus country contests, which effectively finance professional cricket structures all round the world and the demise of the International Cricket Council, the sport’s global governing body
By AFP ·