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UK discusses trade and investment opportunities with Saudi Arabia

  • RIYADH: A UK delegation led by Lord Mayor of the City of London Alderman Vincent Keavney discussed trade and investment opportunities with Saudi Arabia's Minister of Investment Khalid Al-Falih during talks in Riyadh. After the meeting, part of the ongoing UK-Gulf Cooperation Council free...
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Top Al-Shabab leader killed in joint operation: Somalia govt

  • MOGADISHU: The Somali government announced on Monday a top Al-Shabab militant, who had a $3.0-million US bounty on his head, had been killed in a joint air strike in southern Somalia. The drone strike on October 1, launched by the Somali army and international security partners, killed Abdulla...
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TASI gains ahead of OPEC+ meeting: Opening bell

  • RIYADH: The Saudi main index rose in Monday’s trading session as investors awaited the meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries Plus to be held later in the week. The Tadawul All Share Index started the session 0.53 percent higher to reach 11,548; the parallel market N...
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How Ons Jabeur helped bring WTA tennis to Tunisia

  • Although she refuses to take credit for it, Ons Jabeur has played a crucial role in bringing a WTA tournament to her home country of Tunisia for the very first time, and the popular world No.2 will be the main attraction when the event kicks off in Monastir on Monday. The Jasmin Open is just ...
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TASI rise on investor optimism as market cap jumps to $2.8tn by the Q3: Closing bell

  • RIYADH: The Saudi main index ended on a positive note, following the disclosure by the Saudi Exchange that its market capitalization at the end of the first nine months of the year jumped 8 percent, boosting investors’ optimism. Saudi Exchange reported that its market capitalization reached S...
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Saudi project clears 360,573 Houthi mines in Yemen

  • RIYADH: The Saudi government has deactivated 360,573 land mines in Yemen laid by Houthi militia, clearing routes for much-needed humanitarian aid aimed at supporting the country’s embattled citizens. Implemented by the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center, the Saudi Project for Land...
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Cartoon by Amjad Rasmi. (Courtesy of Asharq Al-Awsat)

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Palestinian activists turn to TikTok amid Israeli anger over ‘propaganda videos’

  • RAMALLAH: Palestinian activists are turning to TikTok to rally against activities by Israel, which accused the social media platform of igniting the security situation in the Middle East in recent weeks. Israel had successfully pushed Meta to block thousands of Palestinian accounts and conten...
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International community urges Yemeni parties to renew truce

  • AL-MUKALLA: A six-month-old UN-brokered ceasefire in Yemen’s war between Iran-backed Houthis and the Arab coalition ended on Sunday with no word from the rivals on whether it would be extended. The US, UK, China, other world powers and the secretary-general of the Arab League have all urged Y...
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Saudi real GDP expected to rise by nearly 8 percent, say analysts

  • RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s budgeted revenues for 2023 are likely to be based on the Brent price at $76 per barrel, said Al Rajhi Capital in its assessment of the Kingdom’s budget figures.   “For 2023, we believe oil revenues could reach SR754 billion ($200.7 billion) and non-oil re...
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