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‘A great day for Saudi-German relations’- Saudia delegation visits Airbus in Hamburg to celebrate historic deal

  • HAMBURG: A delegation from Saudia airline has made a special visit to Airbus’s factory in Hamburg to see for itself the progress of the largest aircraft deal in the Kingdom’s aviation history. This landmark agreement, signed in May, includes the acquisition of 105 state-of-the-art A320neo and...
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Global sukuk issuance hits $91.9bn in H1: S&P Global 

  • RIYADH: Global sukuk issuances reached $91.9 billion in the first half of 2024, marking a marginal year-on-year increase of 0.87 percent, driven by issuers from Saudi Arabia and the UAE.  According to the latest report from S&P Global, foreign currency issuances reached $32.7 billion...
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Rwanda’s Paul Kagame wins fourth term with 99% of vote

  • KIGALI: Rwandan President Paul Kagame was gearing up Tuesday for a fourth term in office after winning a thundering 99.15 percent of the vote in an election where only two challengers were allowed to run against him. The outcome of Monday’s poll was never in doubt, with Kagame ruling the small...
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200 more Kenyan police deploy to tackle Haiti violence

  • NAIROBI: Another 200 Kenyan police officers have left for Haiti under a UN-backed mission to try to quell rampant gang violence in the troubled Caribbean nation, senior police officers said Tuesday. The deployment comes after the East African nation sent some 400 officers to the violence-ravag...
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Elon Musk pledges $45 million a month to fund Donald Trump election

  • WASHINGTON: Tech billionaire Elon Musk said he plans to commit roughly $45 million each month to a new fund backing Donald Trump for US president, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday. Musk’s donations will go to a political group dubbed America PAC, which will focus on promoting voter regi...
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Israeli drone strike along Lebanon-Syria border kills Syrian businessman close to the government

  • BEIRUT: An Israeli drone strike on a car Monday near the Lebanon-Syria border killed a prominent Syrian businessman who was sanctioned by the United States and had close ties to the government of Syrian President Bashar Assad, according to pro-government media and an official from an Iran-backe...
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Protesters gather at GOP convention to rally for abortion and immigrant rights, end to war in Gaza

  • MILWAUKEE: Hundreds of demonstrators converged Monday on downtown Milwaukee to protest around the Republican National Convention, saying the assassination attempt on former President Donald Trump won’t affect their long-standing plans to demonstrate outside the site. A wide range of organizati...
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Trump announces Ohio Senator J.D. Vance as running mate

  • MILWAUKEE: Jubilant GOP delegates cheered as they formally nominated Donald Trump during Monday’s Republican National Convention kickoff, less than two days after an assassination attempt on the former president and shortly after he announced Ohio Sen. JD Vance as his vice presidential running ...
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Russian-US journalist Gessen sentenced to 8 years jail in absentia

  • MOSCOW: A Russian-American journalist who has accused the Russian army of carrying out crimes in Ukraine was sentenced in absentia to eight years jail by a Moscow court on Monday. Masha Gessen, a regular contributor to the New Yorker, was declared wanted in Russia last year after alleging its ...
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100 injured as Bangladesh student groups clash over job quotas

  • DHAKA: Rival students in Bangladesh clashed on Monday leaving at least 100 people injured, as demonstrators opposing quotas for coveted government jobs battled counter-protesters loyal to the ruling party, police said. Police and witnesses said hundreds of anti-quota protesters and students ba...
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