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Yemen’s government: Houthis are working with Al-Qaeda and Daesh

  • DUBAI: The Yemeni government has submitted a memorandum to the United Nations Security Council which said Houthis are working with Al-Qaeda and Daesh, Al-Arabiya TV reported. The government said the militia have freed 252 Al-Qaeda prisoners, including one of the people behind the USS Cole bomb...
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Chinese FM reveals initiative to protect MidEast: Al Arabiya

  • DUBAI: Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Wednesday unveiled a five-point initiative for security and stability in the Middle East to Al Arabiya. The minister, who is visiting Saudi Arabia, told the channel that China called for “mutual respect among the countries of the Middle Eas...
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US must show willingness to' impose a cost' on Iran — Mike Pompeo

  • RIYADH: The US administration has a responsibility to push back against efforts to undermine Saudi Arabia, former US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says in an exclusive interview with Arab News, adding that to deny the Saudis “the capacity to defend themselves is just crazy, and yet that appear...
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UN: Arbitrary detentions in Syria conflict may be war crimes

  • GENEVA: Thousands of Syrian civilians were subject to multiple forms of war crimes, including torture and sexual violence, while others' fate remains unknown to date amid "arbitrary detentions" during the country’s 10-year conflict, said a UN commission report released Monday. The UN Comm...
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Qatar, Egypt to appoint envoys, resume work of embassies

  • CAIRO: Qatar and Egypt have agreed to appointment envoys and reopen their embassies in the wake of the AlUla agreement to mend relations with Doha. The resolve came after delegations from both countries held talks in Kuwait to plan the normalization of links between the nations. “The two pa...
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Yemeni government calls for international support to protect heritage sites from Houthis

  • The Yemeni government called on international organizations to protect archaeological sites from the Houthi militia, state news agency Saba reported on Saturday. The Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism strongly condemned the demolishing of the historic Al-Nahrain Mosque, which is mor...
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Archaeological dig in Egypt discovers world’s oldest brewery

  • CAIRO: The joint Egyptian-American archaeological mission, headed by Matthew Adams of New York University and Princeton University’s Deborah Yashar, has uncovered what is believed to be the oldest high-production brewery in the world. The mission is working in North Abydos in Sohag governorate...
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Israeli police prevent Dome of the Rock repairs

  • AMMAN: Israeli police have stopped workers from the Jerusalem Islamic Waqf from renovating the Dome of the Rock for two consecutive days, raising tensions in the old city. Azzam Khatib, director of the Jordanian Waqf department in Jerusalem, informed Jordan’s Ambassador in Tel Aviv Ghassan Ma...
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From embargo to embrace: Families rejoice as Saudi Arabia pushes Gulf detente at GCC summit

  •   JEDDAH: Social media in the Gulf region has been flooded with celebratory joy since news broke that Saudi Arabia had reopened its airspace and land and sea borders with Qatar as part of a deal to end a three-year diplomatic crisis. For many, the story is deeply personal. On Tuesday S...
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Power-sharing agreement brings new hope for end to Yemen war

  • JEDDAH: The Saudi-led drive toward a new power-sharing government in Yemen has raised hopes of an end to the country’s devastating war, key figures said on Saturday. The new government was “an important step for enhanced stability, improvement of state institutions and increased politica...
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