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‘Are you with me?’ Biden and Harris launch Black voter outreach and warn of a second Trump term

  • PHILADELPHIA: President Joe Biden renewed his election-year pitch to Black voters on Wednesday, lashing out at Donald Trump’s “MAGA lies” and saying the winner of this year’s White House race will make crucial decisions, including on nominees for the Supreme Court, that could affect the country...
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US says new UN draft on Gaza war will not help anything

  • UNITED NATIONS, United States: The United States is wary of a new UN resolution on the war in Gaza, its deputy ambassador said Wednesday, as a draft seeks an immediate ceasefire and a halt to Israel’s offensive in Rafah. Algeria called an urgent UN Security Council meeting on Tuesday after an ...
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Poland charges Ukrainian with ‘incitement to espionage’

  • WARSAW: Poland’s security services on Wednesday said a 26-year-old Ukrainian man had been charged with provocation and incitement to espionage against the NATO member. In recent months Poland, a staunch Ukraine supporter, has seen several sabotage plots on its territory that it has blamed on n...
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The law of unforeseen consequences: What now for Iran?

  • The sudden, unexpected death this month of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, and the feverish speculation about the effect it will have on his country’s immediate future, is a reminder that the consequences of geopolitical events can rarely be predicted. Iranians will go to the polls on June 2...
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Laporta gambles on Flick to restore Barcelona’s lustre

  • BARCELONA: At the end of April, Barcelona president Joan Laporta, choking with emotion, said he was “proud” to have Xavi Hernandez staying on as coach for next season. Before May had run its course, Laporta sacked the former Barca midfield great and appointed German coach Hansi Flick in his st...
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Egypt-China trade drops to $13.9bn in 2023: official data

  • RIYADH: Trade exchange between Egypt and China dropped to $13.9 billion in 2023, compared to $16.6 billion the year before, according to official data.  Egypt’s Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics stated that value of the country’s exports to China reached $909 million ...
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PIF crowned world’s most valuable wealth fund brand

  • RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund has been named the world’s most valuable sovereign wealth with a brand value of $1.1 billion, according to an analysis.  In its latest report, UK-based strategic consultancy Brand Finance revealed that Saudi Arabia’s wealth fund secured the t...
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Saudi IPOs attract record $176bn in investor orders: Bloomberg 

  • RIYADH: Saudi companies have garnered SR659 billion ($176 billion) in orders for their initial public offerings, with investors eager to capitalize on the returns processed over the past two years.  According to Bloomberg, this surge in demand for IPOs has surpassed the record set by Sau...
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UK police arrest 40 after pro-Palestinian rally

  • London: UK police on Wednesday said that 40 people had been arrested and three officers injured after protesters refused to disperse following a demonstration in London over Israel’s latest offensive in Gaza. The British capital’s Metropolitan Police Service said the individuals were arrested ...
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Nikki Haley writes ‘finish them’ on Israeli shell: lawmaker

  • WASHINGTON: Former US presidential hopeful Nikki Haley has been photographed writing “Finish Them” on an Israeli shell as she toured sites near the northern border with Lebanon. The photograph was posted on X on Tuesday by Danny Danon, a member of the Israeli parliament and former ambassador t...
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