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Paris ramps up security in preparation for the Olympics

  • PARIS: A year ago, the head of the Paris Olympics boldly declared that France’s capital would be ” the safest place in the world ” when the Games open this Friday. Tony Estanguet’s confident forecast looks less far-fetched now with squadrons of police patrolling Paris’ streets, fighter jets and...
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Saudi Arabia says no involvement with strikes targeting Hodeidah

  • RIYADH: Saudi Arabia on Sunday said it had nothing to do with the Israeli air strikes on Yemen’s city of Hodeidah and that it will not allow anyone to use the Kingdom’s airspace for offensive purposes. “The Kingdom has no relation or involvement in the targeting of Hodeidah, and the Kingdom w...
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What is driving the rise in marriages between Syrian women and local men in neighboring countries?

  • LONDON: Informal advertisements for “affordable Syrian brides” have been circulating on Iraqi social media platforms in recent months, several of them perpetuating tropes about Syrian women with lines like: “Marry a Syrian woman for $100 and enjoy delectable dishes and an endearing dialect.” ...
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Lebanon state media says civilians injured in Israeli strike

  • BEIRUT: An Israeli air strike in Lebanon about 30 kilometers from the border injured civilians on Saturday, Lebanese state media said, after Hezbollah and its Palestinian ally Hamas fired rockets and explosive-laden drones at Israeli positions. Hezbollah has traded near-daily cross-border fire...
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Malaysia marks coronation of new king

  • KUALA LUMPUR: Traditional pomp and cannon fire on Saturday marked the coronation of Malaysia’s billionaire King Sultan Ibrahim Iskandar, who pledged to govern fairly during the five-year term he will serve under a unique rotating monarchy system. Sultan Ibrahim, 65, was sworn in on Jan. 31. Sa...
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Strawberry picking in Taif serves up a sweet summer escape

  • TAIF: A strawberry farm in the rugged mountains of Al-Hada in Taif has emerged as a popular spot for visitors looking to escape the summer heat and appreciate the beauty of nature away from the hustle and bustle of city life. Arab News recently visited the Al-Hada strawberry farm to see how i...
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Heritage meets urban arts at Asir’s Al-Asabila Palaces

  • RIYADH: The famous heritage palaces in the Asir region have become tourist destinations, offering a rich blend of history and culture. The Saudi Press Agency reported that these sites also boost economic activity by creating job opportunities during the summer season. The heritage pala...
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Saudi Arabia’s Beit Hail festival attracts over 68,000 visitors

  • RIYADH: The third Beit Hail heritage festival, themed “Your Home Away From Home,” has attracted more than 68,000 visitors since its opening at Aja Park earlier this month, Saudi Press Agency reported. The 30-day event has drawn visitors of all ages from the region and beyond, offering a showc...
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Who’s Who: Noel Gomes, CEO of ASCES, Al-Halloul, Al-Badila

  • Noel Gomes was appointed CEO of ASCES, Al-Halloul, Al-Badila (Alternative Solutions Company for Environmental Services) in July 2024. He is an entrepreneur and executive with a career in the financial sector spanning more than 25 years. The Saudi private company focuses on global management...
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Israeli jets strike Houthi targets in Yemen in response to attacks, military says

  • AL-MUKALLA: Israeli warplanes struck the Houthi-held western Yemeni city of Hodeidah on Saturday, apparently in retaliation for the Houthi drone strike on Tel Aviv earlier this week. Houthi-run Al-Masirah TV reported that Israeli planes hit a power plant and a gasoline storage facility, killi...
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