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US officials: Iran sent emails intimidating American voters

  • Intelligence director: “These actions are desperate attempts by desperate adversaries”
By AP ·

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New Daesh threat puts Saudi fight against extremism in the spotlight

  • Purported audio recording by group’s spokesman has put the Kingdom’s drive against religious radicalism in focus
  • Analysts say call for attacks falsely projected as retaliation for KSA allies’ move to establish ties with Israel
By TAREK ALI AHMAD ·

Iran rights lawyer Sotoudeh moved to jail out of Tehran

  • The UN has called on Iran to free Sotoudeh, a winner of the European Parliament’s Sakharov prize
By AFP ·

Protesters back on Sudan streets

By AP ·

Palestinian official Erekat undergoes bronchostomy

  • Erekat has been one of the Palestinians’ most recognizable faces over the past several decades, serving as a senior negotiator in talks with Israel
  • He was also a senior adviser to late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat and the current president
By AP ·

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Indonesian president ‘honored’ to have UAE street named after him

  • Abu Dhabi’s Al-Ma’arid Street renamed President Joko Widodo Street
By Ismira Lutfia Tisnadibrata  ·

Taps and reservoirs run dry as Moroccan drought hits farmers

  • The problems caused by increasingly erratic rainfall and the depletion of groundwater are growing every year in Morocco
By Reuters ·

Publicis Groupe veteran Kamal Dimachkie leaves as new successor is named

  • Dimachkie’s career spans three decades of leadership and accomplishment in international and regional markets
  • Shoueiry founded the agency’s Social Content Lab and played a key role in cultivating digital design thinking across the region
By Zaira Lakhpatwala ·