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Pakistan’s opposition alliance announces countrywide protest on July 26 for ex-PM Khan’s release

  • ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s six-party opposition alliance, the Tehreek Tahafuz Ayeen-e-Pakistan (or the Movement to Protect the Constitution of Pakistan) announced this week it would hold a countrywide protest on July 26 to demand the release of former prime minister Imran Khan and other “political p...
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Defiant Netanyahu to face US Congress amid Gaza tensions

  • JERUSALEM: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is to deliver a landmark speech to the US Congress on Wednesday as he fights off intense pressure to quickly cut a Gaza war ceasefire deal with Hamas. Netanyahu, Israel’s longest-serving premier, will become the first foreign leader to addre...
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Saudi Arabia says no involvement with strikes targetting Hodeidah

  • RIYADH: Saudi Arabia on Sunday said it had nothing to do with the Israeli air strikes on Yemen’s city of Hodeidah and that it will not allow anyone to use the Kingdom’s airspace for offensive purposes. “The Kingdom has no relation or involvement in the targeting of Hodeidah, and the Kingdom w...
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Poland calls on EU to stress ties with US to counter Russian ‘disinformation’

  • BRUSSELS: Poland wants the European Union to launch a campaign in the United States to raise awareness with the American public about the importance of the joint relationship. In a paper prepared for an EU foreign ministers’ meeting on Monday, Poland calls for positive action ahead of the US p...
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What is driving the rise in marriages between Syrian women and local men in neighboring countries?

  • LONDON: Informal advertisements for “affordable Syrian brides” have been circulating on Iraqi social media platforms in recent months, several of them perpetuating tropes about Syrian women with lines like: “Marry a Syrian woman for $100 and enjoy delectable dishes and an endearing dialect.” ...
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UN court verdict is clear: Occupation of Palestinian territories must end

  • The International Court of Justice has delivered a stern scolding to the international community, especially Western countries, with its unambiguous ruling that Israel’s occupation of Palestinian territories is illegal. In response to a simple and long-overdue request for an opinion by the UN G...
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New social insurance law aims to better serve beneficiaries

  • Earlier this month, the Saudi Council of Ministers approved a new social insurance law that aims to improve the efficacy of the social insurance scheme managed by the General Organization of Social Insurance to better meet the long-term financial needs of both existing and future beneficiaries,...
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Israeli jets strike Houthi targets in Yemen in response to attacks, military says

  • AL-MUKALLA: Israeli warplanes struck the Houthi-held western Yemeni city of Hodeidah on Saturday, apparently in retaliation for the Houthi drone strike on Tel Aviv earlier this week. Houthi-run Al-Masirah TV reported that Israeli planes hit a power plant and a gasoline storage facility, killi...
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US criticizes ICJ opinion on Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories

  • WASHINGTON: The US criticized “the breadth” of the top UN court’s opinion that Israel’s occupation of Palestinian territories is illegal, with Washington saying it would complicate efforts to resolve the conflict. “We have been clear that Israel’s program of government support for settlements ...
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Israeli warplanes pound Houthi-held Hodeidah

  • AL-MUKALLA: Israeli warplanes struck the Houthi-held western Yemeni city of Hodeidah on Saturday, apparently in retaliation for the Houthi drone strike on Tel Aviv earlier this week. Houthi-run Al-Masirah TV reported that Israeli planes hit a power plant and a gasoline storage facility, killi...
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