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PM Kakar to visit Kuwait to convey condolences on demise of Emir Sheikh Nawaf 

  • December 17: Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar is set to undertake a one-day visit to Kuwait on Monday to offer his condolences over the sad demise of Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Nawaf Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah, Geo News reports.  Read More I 
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Security tensions reemerge in the Iraqi arena

  • The recent spate of attacks mounted by Iran-aligned groups against Iraqi-based US targets, including diplomatic headquarters, military bases and troops, raises questions about the future of Iraq’s security and stability. The attacks have taken place since the launch of the all-out Israeli war...
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Algerian footballer on trial in France over Gaza post

  • NICE: Algerian international footballer Youcef Atal goes on trial in France Monday accused of inciting hatred after posting a video in which a Palestinian preacher purportedly threatens Israel with a “black day.” Atal, who plays for Ligue 1 side Nice, shared the video on his Instagram account,...
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Pakistan observes day of national mourning for Kuwait’s late emir

  • ISLAMABAD: Pakistan observed a day of national mourning on Monday to honor the late Kuwaiti emir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, who was laid to rest a day earlier.   Sheikh Nawaf died on Saturday aged 96 and was buried at the Sulaibikhat Cemetery the following day after a priva...
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Israeli troops kill 4 Palestinians in West Bank refugee camp: ministry

  • AL-FARA REFUGEE CAMP, Palestinian Territories: Israeli forces shot dead four Palestinians in a West Bank refugee camp Monday, the Palestinian health ministry said, taking the toll in the occupied territory to over 300 during the Gaza war. Mohammad Samir Milhem, 17, his brother Hikmat, 24, and ...
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Industry leaders to discuss future of aviation industry in Riyadh

  • RIYADH: Thought leaders and stakeholders of the global aviation industry are set to converge on Riyadh for the second Saudi Airport Exhibition to discuss emerging trends and pressing issues facing the sector. The event, to be held on Dec. 19-20 at the Riyadh International Convention and Exhib...
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Saudi Arabia unveils fintech program to boost financial innovation 

  • RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has launched a new financial technology program called Makken to support and develop the sector in the Kingdom.  Saudi Central Bank Governor Ayman Al-Sayari officially launched the initiative on Dec. 17 alongside the Capital Market Authority Chairman M...
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GACA launches project to manage and monitor passenger movement

  • RIYADH: Passenger movement in Saudi Arabia’s airports is on course to be further facilitated thanks to a new first-of-its-kind digital initiative launched by the president of the General Authority of Civil Aviation. Abdulaziz Al-Duailej inaugurated the project to develop a new system for...
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Possible explosion reported near vessel off Yemen’s coast

  • DUBAI: A possible explosion near a vessel in the vicinity of the Bab Al-Mandab and a second incident near the strait at the southern end of the Red Sea were reported on Monday by a British maritime authority. In an advisory, the United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) said it had rece...
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Baniyas dominate at Mother of the Nation Jiu-Jitsu Cup in Abu Dhabi

  • ABU DHABI: The Mother of the Nation Jiu-Jitsu Cup concluded in Abu Dhabi on Sunday with athletes from Baniyas Jiu-Jitsu Club the big winners in the adult and under-16 divisions. The event, held at Mubadala Arena in Zayed Sports City over the weekend, saw top-ranked female athletes from the UA...
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