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Arab League calls for strengthened boycott of Israel

  • CAIRO: The Arab League’s assistant secretary-general has called for the strengthening of the Arab boycott of Israel as an effective tool to confront the Israeli occupation. Saeed Abu Ali made his comments at a meeting with Arab delegates at the organization’s general secretariat in Cairo. “...
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Pakistan says will meet criteria by January 2024 for local doctors to work in US

  • KARACHI: The Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC), a statutory regulatory authority that maintains official register of medical practitioners, on Monday said the South Asian country would be able to meet the World Federation for Medical Education (WFME) criteria by January 2024, which would otherw...
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After viral video of dog's torture, prevention of animal abuse in spotlight in Saudi Arabia 

  • DUBAI: Animal-welfare issues in Saudi Arabia have once again been brought to the fore after a video of a group of young men appearing to torture a dog by igniting a firecracker inside its rectum went viral on social media, prompting calls to punish the offenders. A hashtag, which translates f...
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Iraq on the cusp of anarchy as Tehran’s grip falters

  • Iraqis are terrified that renewed internecine Shiite strife could plunge the country into all-out war. Both sides have hundreds of thousands of militia fighters and supporters at their disposal. Neither appears motivated to back down. “The fire of dissention will burn us all,” warned Prime Mini...
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Why prevention of animal abuse and neglect is gaining urgency in Saudi Arabia

  • DUBAI: Animal-welfare issues in Saudi Arabia have once again been brought to the fore after a video of a group of young men appearing to torture a dog by igniting a firecracker inside its rectum went viral on social media, prompting calls to punish the offenders. A hashtag, which translates f...
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Pelosi confirms trip to Asia, but no mention of Taiwan

  • BEIJNG: The speaker of the US House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, confirmed Sunday she will visit four Asian countries this week but made no mention of a possible stop in Taiwan that has fueled tension with Beijing, which claims the island democracy as its own territory. Pelosi said in a s...
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French MPs slam ‘policy of war’ against Syrian Kurds

  • PARIS: A hundred French parliamentarians, mainly from the political left, on Saturday denounced Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s “policy of war” against Kurds in northern Syria. While the rest of the world is focused on Ukraine, as Russia’s war crimes multiply there, Erdogan is “...
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Thousands take to Sudan streets to protest military rule

  • KHARTOUM: Thousands of Sudanese protesters rallied in the capital on Sunday to demand an end to military rule and tribal clashes that have killed over 100 people, AFP correspondents said. “Down with Burhan,” they chanted, referring to Gen. Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan, the army chief who last year l...
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Al Mutlaq Group eyes further collaboration with TRSP

  • RIYADH: Almutlaq Real Estate Investment Co., the real estate subsidiary of the Al Mutlaq Group, has strong confidence in The Red Sea Project as it eyes further collaboration with The Red Sea Development Co., said a top official. In an exclusive interview with Arab News, Abdullah Almazrou...
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Iran regime fears opposition’s growing strength

  • The Iranian authorities are becoming increasingly concerned about the rising power of the resistance against the regime both inside the country and abroad. For example, Albania’s Special Anti-Corruption Task Force in July busted a network of Iranian regime agents and infiltrators who were acti...
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