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Reference against top election official move to delay verdict in PTI funding case — experts

  • ISLAMABAD: Pakistani political and legal experts on Sunday said the announcement by ex-prime minister Imran Khan’s party of a reference against the chief election commissioner (CEC), which seeks his removal over alleged misconduct, was aimed at delaying a verdict in the prohibited funding ...
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Saudi Arabia: No tolerance for human trafficking

  • RIYADH: Dr. Awwad Al-Awwad, president of the Human Rights Commission and chair of the Commission for Combating Human Trafficking, said Saudi Arabia has “paid great attention to the fight against human trafficking and has put in place laws that will reduce and prosecute such crimes, convict [per...
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Blast kills 5 engineers at Houthi missile factory in Yemen

  • AL-MUKALLA, Yemen: Five Houthi ballistic missile engineers, including foreigners, were killed in a large explosion that rocked Houthi-held Sanaa, Yemen’s Information Minister Muammar Al-Eryani said on Sunday. He slammed the Houthis for endangering the lives of thousands of people who liv...
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TASI continues to gain on solid earnings: Opening bell

  • RIYADH: Saudi stocks opened the week in positive territory on the back of rising oil prices and solid company earnings. This is despite a 0.75 percent interest rate hike by the Gulf Cooperation Council's central banks last week. The main index, TASI, started 0.62 percent higher at 12,1...
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Here’s what you need to know before Tadawul trading on Sunday

  • RIYADH: Saudi stocks settled higher on Thursday, following a 0.75 percent interest rate hike by the Gulf Cooperation Council's central banks on Wednesday. The rise was bolstered by banking stocks after posting strong earnings for the first half of 2022. The main index, TASI, was up 0.9...
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Saudi Shoura Council speaker begins official visit to Morocco

  • RIYADH: Speaker of the Saudi Shoura Council Sheikh Abdullah Al-Sheikh will begin an official visit to Morocco on Sunday, the Saudi Press Agency reported on Saturday. Al-Sheikh will head a parliamentary delegation in response to an invitation from the Speaker of the Moroccan House of Represent...
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Ethiopia’s plan to fill reservoir opposed by Egypt at UN

  • CAIRO: Egypt said it had protested to the UN Security Council on Friday against Ethiopian plans to fill the reservoir of a controversial Nile dam for a third year without agreement from downstream countries. The multibillion-dollar Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam on the Blue Nile is set to be...
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Saudis hail Vision 2030 women’s workforce figures

  • RIYADH: Saudis have hailed workforce figures that reveal the growing role of women in the national economy as part of Vision 2030. Saudi women now comprise 33.6 percent of the Saudi workforce as of March 2022, according to the General Authority for Statistics. That figure is up from 17.4 perc...
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‘Send my bags to the resort please’: Welcome to TRSDC’s new airport

  • Flight testing held on July 20-21 at the Red Sea International Airport, which is under construction at The Red Sea Project, marks the beginning of a new era of tourism and travel in the Kingdom. With over five hours’ drive from the nearest existing major international airports of Jeddah ...
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TRSP 5th anniversary: Dayim Equipment Rental to build carbon neutral operations hub for TRSDC

  • RIYADH: Dayim Equipment Rental Co. has partnered with The Red Sea Development Co. to build an on-site, carbon neutral operations hub and provide managed services for The Red Sea Project and AMAALA. DER Regional General Manager Andy Carter said the company is constructing an office training an...
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