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From tech to space travel, once closed fields are now open to Saudi women

  • JEDDAH: Over the course of the past decade, Saudi women have stepped into the limelight, with thousands entering study and the workforce for the first time, succeeding in traditionally male-dominated industries, and taking on leadership roles.  All over the world, across many differ...
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Female train drivers of Haramain railway embody Saudi Arabia’s rapid social transformation

  • JEDDAH: Ayah Abdulrahman Taher, 28, from Makkah, is one of 34 female train drivers who recently began working on the Haramain high-speed railway between Saudi Arabia’s holy cities of Makkah and Madinah. Her success in this traditionally male-dominated industry is indicative of the massive soc...
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Latest suspicious package at UK parliament found to be harmless

  • LONDON: London police were called to investigate a suspicious package at the British parliament on Thursday but concluded it was not harmful, the latest in a string of such incidents which Prime Minister Theresa May has condemned as "abhorrent"....
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US financier Epstein 'commits suicide' in jail, FBI investigates

  • NEW YORK: Disgraced US financier Jeffrey Epstein has committed suicide in prison while awaiting trial on charges that he trafficked underage girls for sex, officials and US news media reported Saturday. Epstein, a convicted pedophile who befriended numerous politicians and celebrities ove...
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Pompeo: Anti-Daesh coalition should shift focus to Africa

  • LONDON: There is growing concern about the Daesh threat outside of Iraq and Syria, and the coalition fighting the terrorist organization should focus on west Africa and the Sahel region, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday. Pompeo also urged members of the c...
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Arab Americans poised to win in November elections

  • CHICAGO: Arab Americans are among the thousands of candidates across the US who are seeking election to local municipal and regional offices on Nov. 2. Key races include campaign battles for the mayoralty in Boston, Massachusetts and in Dearborn and Dearborn Heights, Michigan. In Virginia, an...
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Russia envoy to nuclear deal talks discusses developments with Saudi ambassador 

  • LONDON: Russia's envoy to talks aimed at reviving the nuclear deal in Vienna met with the Saudi ambassador to Austria on Thursday. Mikhail Ulyanov said he briefed Prince Abdullah bin Khalid bin Sultan and members of his team on the “situation in the Vienna talks.” The two official...
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Pakistan PM urges OIC states to mediate ceasefire between Russia and Ukraine

  • ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday urged member states of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation to mediate and help “bring about a ceasefire” between Russia and Ukraine. More than 600 delegates from 56 OIC member states and observer countries are participating in the b...
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Prince Andrew’s $1.3m gift facilitated by Libyan gun-runner

  • LONDON: The alleged fraudster who gifted Prince Andrew more than £1 million ($1.3 million) was introduced to him by a convicted Libyan gun smuggler. The UK’s Telegraph newspaper disclosed that the Duke of York was introduced to Selman Turk by Libyan Tarek Kaituni in 2019. After their summer...
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Saudi FM discusses bilateral ties, energy markets at Arab News Japan event

  • TOKYO: Saudi Arabia is keen to maintain momentum in strengthening bilateral relations with Japan and is making efforts to stabilize energy supplies in the medium and long term, according to Minister of Foreign Affairs Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al-Saud. Participating in an Arab News Japan ...
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