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Iran’s online anti-government protests gain momentum

  • RIYADH: The online presence of the anti-government campaign, “no to the Islamic Republic”,  calling for the removal of the clerical regime has gained popularity in the recent days, TV news channel Al Arabiya reported. The campaign launched in March against the current government has ga...
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Focus: on US labor market and oil price volatility

  • What happened: Yesterday the number affected by the coronavirus surpassed 1 million and fatalities neared 50,000 globally. US jobless numbers jumped by a record 6.6 million, bringing the total of US workers filing for unemployment in the past two weeks of March to nearly 10 million. In France...
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Focus: How bad is the recession and how to restart free-market economies?

  • What happened: Global stock markets slid last week; the center of the outbreak was shifted from Europe to the US. European markets were sharply up mid-morning on Monday as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) crisis started to abate in the worst-hit countries of Italy, Spain and France. This sh...
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Focus: Historic deal amid contracting economy

  • What happened: During the first quarter, stock markets incurred losses not seen since the financial crisis. They displayed healthy gains in April, but volatility was high throughout, with the volatility index reaching historic highs surpassing the 80 percent mark. On Monday, stocks fell in As...
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Watch: White House reporter clashes with Trump spokesperson during briefing

  • The tense relationship between the Trump administration and some press organizations boiled over Tuesday when a reporter had a heated argument with deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders during a briefing. Executive Editor of the Montgomery County and Prince George’s Sentinel newspapers...
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Waleed Al-Ibrahim visits MBC in Dubai for first time since anti-corruption probe

  • DUBAI: Saudi Arabian media mogul Sheikh Waleed Al-Ibrahim has visited the Dubai headquarters of his MBC television empire for the first time since being released after last year’s anti-corruption drive. Al-Ibrahim is a major shareholder in the Middle East’s largest broadcasting company, but w...
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Noor Nugali appointed assistant editor-in-chief of Arab News

  • Arab News, the Middle East’s leading English-language daily, announces the promotion of senior Riyadh correspondent Noor bint Osama Nugali to assistant editor-in-chief.  Her new role will encompass several local, regional and international editorial and managerial responsibilities. She s...
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Arab fans in UAE turn out to cheer Saudi Arabia in World Cup opener

  • Arabs in the UAE turned out on Thursday night to cheer on Saudi Arabia in their  World Cup game against Russia following an opening ceremony at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium. “I have come here tonight because Saudi Arabia is playing and it is the World Cup opening match,” said 46-y...
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Saudi Arabia’s public prosecutor seeks death penalty for 5 Khashoggi suspects

  • RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s public prosecutor is seeking the death penalty for five out of 11 suspects charged in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Khashoggi was killed in the country’s Istanbul consulate on Oct. 2 by a lethal injection after a struggle, and his body was dismembered and ta...
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With new menus and special packages, Ritz Carlton Riyadh will resume operations today

  • RIYADH: The Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Riyadh, where dozens of high-profile Saudis were detained on corruption charges, will resume to guests on Sunday, Feb. 11 a source within the hotel confirmed to Arab News. ...
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