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North Korea launches more missiles as US redeploys carrier

  • SEOUL, South Korea: North Korea launched two short-range ballistic missiles toward its eastern waters Thursday after the United States redeployed an aircraft carrier near the Korean Peninsula in response to Pyongyang’s previous launch of a nuclear-capable missile over Japan. The latest missile...
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Jerusalem’s Christians debunk attempts to deny their reality

  • The Israeli narrative of it being a benevolent, liberal democratic country that respects the rights of all people under its domain, including their right to worship, was debunked recently. Church leaders applauded the words of Jordan’s King Abdullah and rejected efforts by Christian Zionists to...
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Spotify acquires firm that detects harmful content

  • LONDON: Audio-streaming service Spotify Technology SA on Wednesday said it had acquired Kinzen, a firm that has helped it identify harmful content on the platform. The acquisition is part of Spotify’s efforts to deal with harmful content on its service after a backlash earlier this year over “...
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Pakistan army chief’s US visit reflects both countries’ desire to reset relations — experts 

  • ISLAMABAD: Pakistan army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa’s recent trip to Washington after Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari’s US visit reflects the two countries’ renewed desire to reset strained relations, international affairs and defense experts said on Wednesday.  Gen Bajwa is...
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How Egypt’s army saved injured girl abandoned by her terrorist father

  • CAIRO: The Egyptian Armed Forces screened a special documentary Tuesday about a young girl who was saved by soldiers after being left to die by her terrorist father in the North Sinai region. The documentary titled “Yaqeen” was shown at the 49th anniversary of the Oct. 6 Arab-Israeli War victo...
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Russian firms eye stronger business ties with Saudi Arabia amid western sanctions 

  • RIYADH: A business delegation of 23 Russian companies held talks with Saudi firms in Riyadh on Oct. 4 amid a growing call from the US and EU to cut ties with Kremlin entities.  The meeting comes as Saudi Arabia strives to attract foreign direct investments aligned with its Vision 2030 go...
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Bahrain attracts $290m investment in manufacturing and logistics sectors till Q3

  • RIYADH: Bahrain recorded $290 million in direct investment in the first three quarters of the year, with 25 manufacturing and logistics companies setting up and expanding their businesses within the Kingdom.  The Bahrain Economic Development Board which is responsible for promoting inves...
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Philippines’ Marcos Jr. open to buying Russian fuel, proposes new Myanmar approach

  • MANILA: Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Wednesday said his nation may need to turn to Russia to fulfil its fuel needs amid rising global energy prices, bucking pressure from Western allies for countries to shun Moscow. Speaking to the Manila Overseas Press Club, Marcos, who is als...
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GCC market regulators approve plan to facilitate investment accounts opening  

  • RIYADH: Gulf Cooperation Council countries have approved an executive plan that facilitates the requirements to open investment accounts. The heads of the countries’ capital market authorities also activated the Know Your Customer model — a process by which banks periodically obtain personal ...
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Russia: Moscow should be part of Nord Stream leaks probe

  • MOSCOW: Moscow said Wednesday it should be part of the probe into leaks on the Nord Stream gas pipelines, after Sweden blocked off the area around the pipelines pending an investigation. “There should really be an investigation. Naturally, with the participation of Russia,” Russian deputy fore...
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