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Abu Dhabi Ports establishes marine logistics base at Mugharraq Port

  • RIYADH: Abu Dhabi Ports has signed an agreement with its local branch of the Italian energy company Eni to establish a marine logistics base at Mugharraq Port.  Aligned with the efforts of driving the growth of UAE’s energy sector, the deal supports offshore drilling operations in the he...
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The emergence and significance of the Baloch Nationalist Army

  • On January 20, a little-known Baloch separatist group, the Baloch Nationalist Army (BNA), claimed responsibility for the IED blast at Lahore’s bustling Anarkali market, claiming three lives and wounding 28 others. The Anarkali blast coupled with the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) targeted ass...
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Three killed as Sudanese security forces crack down on protest

  • KHARTOUM: Three demonstrators were killed on Monday when Sudanese security forces fired live rounds and teargas during protests against military rule that attracted tens of thousands of people across the country, medics said. Such protests, along with barricades throughout the capital and a ge...
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ICC names Pakistan's Babar Azam Men's ODI Cricketer of the Year

  • ISLAMABAD: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday selected Pakistani skipper Babar Azam as ICC Men's ODI Cricketer of the Year for his "match-winning knocks and spell-binding stroke-play." The world governing body of cricket said Azam scored 405 runs in One Day Internationals ...
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Saudi Arabia leads condemnation of Houthi missile attacks on Abu Dhabi, Kingdom

  • DUBAI: Saudi Arabia’s foreign ministry condemned “repeated” Houthi attacks on civilians and vital facilities in the south of the Kingdom and Abu Dhabi. The UAE’s defense ministry said it had shot down two Houthi missiles targeting Abu Dhabi on Monday with no casualties reported. The min...
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Saudi Arabia, Iraq work on data center, annual economic forum to promote trade

  • RIYADH: Saudi Arabia and Iraq have established a data center for all the opportunities, solutions and decisions that serve the business community between the two countries, Mohammed Al-Khorayef said at Saudi-Iraqi Business Forum in Riyadh. Al-Khorayef, who heads Saudi-Iraqi Bus...
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Saudi Arabia calls on GCC to speed up establishment of customs union, common market

  • RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Finance Mohammed Al-Jadaan called on Gulf countries to complete the establishment of a customs union, and implement the Gulf common market, to achieve economic unity by 2025. He was speaking during the 115th extraordinary meeting of the Financial and Economic...
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Saudi-Iraqi Coordination Council to strengthen trade relations, says chief

  • RIYADH: The head of the Saudi-Iraqi Coordination Council on Sunday stressed the importance of relations and common interests between Riyadh and Baghdad, especially in the commercial and investment fields. Abdulrahman bin Ahmed Al-Harbi, who is also the governor of the General Authority for Fo...
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Niger hands over OIC presidency to Pakistan

  • JEDDAH: The Organization of Islamic Cooperation on Sunday held a preparatory meeting for the 48th session of the Council of Foreign Ministers, which is due to take place in Islamabad in March. Held at the OIC’s headquarters in Jeddah, the inaugural session saw the handover of the chair from Ni...
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Kuwait FM: Lebanon ‘should not be platform for aggression’

  • BEIRUT: Lebanon is a “place of hope” and “should not be a platform for aggression,” visiting Kuwait Foreign Minister Sheikh Ahmad Nasser Al-Mohammed Al-Sabah said on Sunday in Beirut. On the second day of his visit to the capital, the minister renewed a commitment during separate meetings wit...
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