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Suicide car bomb in Somali capital kills at least 7-official

  • MOGADISHU: A suicide car bomb killed at least seven people in the Somali capital on Saturday at a street junction near the president's residence, an official said. "A suicide car bomb that exploded at Ceelgaab junction killed seven people and injured eight others," Muawiye Mudeey, distric...
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Iraqi Kurdistan conference pushes Baghdad-Israel normalization

  • IRBIL: More than 300 Iraqis, including tribal leaders, attended a conference in autonomous Kurdistan organized by a US think-tank demanding a normalization of relations between Baghdad and Israel, organizers said Saturday. The first initiative of its kind in Iraq, where Israel’s sworn enemy Ir...
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British-Egyptian actor cast as Princess Diana’s beau Dodi Fayed in ‘The Crown’

  • DUBAI: Emmy-winning Netflix series “The Crown” has cast British-Egyptian actor Khalid Abdalla to play Egyptian department store heir and film producer Dodi Al-Fayed, who had a brief relationship with the UK’s Princess Diana before their deaths in 1997. Actor Salim Daw has been cast as Dodi’s ...
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Jamjoom plans Saudi expansion after UAE Subway deal

  • DUBAI: Kamal Osman Jamjoom Group, (KOJ), the Saudi group that last week announced a major expansion in the UAE via a master franchise deal with US fast-food group Subway, could follow that move with a big initiative in food and beverage in Saudi Arabia. Hisham Al Amoudi, KOJ group chief execut...
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Mozambicans return to uncertain future after Islamists pushed back

  • PALMA, Mozambique: Rwandan forces will help secure and rebuild areas of northern Mozambique destroyed by an Islamist insurgency, Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame said on Friday, as Mozambican officials began encouraging civilians to return to the gas-rich region. The United Nations has warned of...
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Taliban vs. Daesh: Is the big war coming?

  • The Taliban victory in Kabul was celebrated by fighters in various ways: some sloganeered on the streets, some swarmed the presidential palace, some took photos on abandoned helicopters. Others broke through barricades of Kabul prison and freed hundreds of captured militants. But in the jubilat...
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Fiery clash at UN as Pakistan, India trade extremism charges

  • UNITED NATIONS: India and Pakistan clashed Friday at the United Nations as Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan accused the rival of a “reign of terror” on Muslims, drawing a stern rebuke. Even for Pakistan, which routinely castigates India at the world body, Khan’s speech to the annual summit ...
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Pakistani desert artists pay sandy tribute to UAE ruler ahead of Dubai Expo

  • QUETTA: Three Pakistani artists in the southern coastal city of Pasni have sketched a portrait of the United Arab Emirates ruler Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum along with the Dubai Expo 2020 logo on a beach in Balochistan province — and the pictures of these artworks have gone viral on s...
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KSRelief provides medical equipment to help Pakistan combat COVID-19

  • ISLAMABAD: King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) has provided medical aid and equipment, including oxygen generating plants, to Pakistan to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, the organization said on Friday. Saudi Ambassador to Pakistan Nawaf bin Said Al-Malki handed over the me...
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Two Holy Mosques management trains 600 female employees

  • MAKKAH: The General Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques announced on Friday that it has so far trained around 600 female employees of its agencies or assisting agencies. The Women’s Development Affairs Agency, led by Al-Anoud Al-Aboud, deputy president for women’s development a...
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