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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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Iraq holds first provincial elections in a decade

  • BAGHDAD: Voting began in Iraq on Monday in the first elections for provincial councils in a decade, with the ruling Shiite Muslim alliance likely to extend its grip on power amid a boycott by populist cleric Moqtada Al-Sadr, its main political rival. The election sets the stage for parliamenta...
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Facing pressure, UN Security Council to vote on new Gaza ceasefire call

  • NEW YORK CITY: The United Nations Security Council will vote Monday on a new resolution calling for an “urgent and sustainable cessation of hostilities” in Gaza, as Washington exhibits growing impatience with key ally Israel. The vote comes days after the United States blocked a previous Secu...
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North Korea fires what appears to be long-range ballistic missile

  • SEOUL/TOKYO: North Korea fired what appeared to be a long-range ballistic missile on Monday, South Korea and Japan said, its second missile launch in less than 12 hours as Pyongyang condemned a US-led show of force against the nuclear armed state. The missile was fired from an area near the ca...
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The US policy paradox on the war in Gaza is running out of time

  • All conflicts have crucial moments that reveal the true intentions of the main protagonists and make the murky waters of war somewhat clearer. This being the case, what did we learn from the UN Security Council vote last week on a proposed resolution, tabled by the UAE, that called for an immed...
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Ground is fertile for warmer Turkish-Greek ties

  • After several fluctuations, a thaw in Turkish-Greek relations has now been resumed. Sometimes, familial relations become better after a dispute. This is what is taking place in the Turkish-Greek relationship. All the contentious issues are still stored up, but both sides are focusing their atte...
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Gaza: What are the scenarios for ‘the day after’?

  • As the atrocities continue to unfold in Gaza, we hear so much talk now about “the day after” scenarios. This is paired with interesting statements recently made by the likes of US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan indicating the start of a deviation from the hard-line earlier position of ...
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Thousands flee as paramilitaries gain ground in Sudan aid hub

  • WAD MADANI: Paramilitary forces established a base on Sunday in the formerly safe city of Wad Madani in Sudan, an AFP correspondent reported, sending thousands fleeing, many of them already displaced. Thousands have sought to escape the former aid hub since the war between the army and the par...
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Saudi-Thai parliamentary committee discuss bilateral cooperation

  • RIYADH: The Saudi-Thai parliamentary friendship committee of the Shoura Council, led by Osama bin Abdulaziz Al-Rabiah, on Sunday met Thailand’s ambassador to the Kingdom, Dam Bontam, in Riyadh. During the meeting, the two sides discussed ways to enhance bilateral work and cooperation at the l...
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‘Stop the war crimes:’ Thousands of Indonesians protest for Palestine outside US embassy

  • JAKARTA: Thousands of Indonesians protested outside the US Embassy in Jakarta on Sunday, calling on President Joe Biden to stop supporting Israel’s attack on Gaza, which has killed nearly 19,000 Palestinians and displaced more than 1.9 million people in the besieged enclave.  Indone...
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