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UK adds entire Hezbollah group to terror blacklist

  • Political wrangling continues in Lebanon over new govt with major political parties boycotting it
  • The US already designates Hezbollah as a terrorist organization
By NAJIA HOUSSARI ·

Yemen’s rival powers battle over banknotes

  • The Houthis outlawed the use and possession of crisp new Yemeni riyal bills
  • The riyal stood at about 560 to the dollar across Yemen before the ban was announced in mid-December
By Reuters ·

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Chances of ‘Berlin breakthrough’ in doubt after Turkish threat

  • Negotiations in Moscow break down amid increasing foreign involvement in conflict
By Christopher Hamill-Stewart ·

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Saudi help in mine clearance allows Yemenis to return home

By Saeed Al-Batati ·

Integrating special needs students in Saudi public schools key to their development

  • Students can sharpen skills through everyday interactions
By ALAA ALI ·

Yemen’s rival powers battle over banknotes

  • The Houthis outlawed the use and possession of crisp new Yemeni riyal bills
  • The riyal stood at about 560 to the dollar across Yemen before the ban was announced in mid-December
By Reuters ·

Taliban aim to sign deal with US by end of month

  • Washington has for weeks been calling on the militants to reduce violence
  • The Taliban and the US had been negotiating the deal for a year
By AFP ·

Getting more women into leadership positions top priority: CEO

  • Saudi Arabia is focusing on the Business 20 (B20), making this one of the key engagement groups. Women in Business will be Saudi Arabia’s signature topic
By Lojien Ben Gassem ·

YouTube steers viewers to climate denial videos: nonprofit

  • Avaaz said it scrutinized results of YouTube searches using the terms “global warming,” “climate change,” and “climate manipulation” to see what was offered by an “up next” feature
  • 16 percent of the top 100 videos served up in relation to the term “global warming” contained misinformation, it said
By AFP ·