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Sustainability spurs a new future for smart mobility in UAE

  • DUBAI: Six years after the Dubai Roads and Transportation Authority laid the roadmap for driverless vehicles by 2030, smart mobility has swept the landscape with intelligent concepts that are changing the region’s social infrastructure.  The move has already spurred sustainable citi...
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Egypt lifts COVID-19 restrictions for people coming into the country

  • CAIRO: The Supreme Committee for the Management of the Epidemiology and Health Pandemic Crisis in Egypt has announced the abolition of all restrictions imposed on the entry of Egyptians or foreigners. This followed a review of the epidemiological situation inside and outside the country, duri...
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Egypt’s El-Sisi meets with Bahraini king

  • LONDON: Egypt's President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met with Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa on Saturday in Egypt’s Sharm El-Sheikh, the Egyptian Presidency said in a statement. The pair discussed bilateral ties and regional and international developments, the statement added. ...
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Saudis save 2 Ukrainians trapped in ‘deceivingly dangerous’ Wadi Lajab

  • DUBAI: Shortly before nightfall on Tuesday, a group of Saudis rescued two Ukrainian tourists from a near-death experience in Jazan. After being enticed by the beauty of a 12-meter deep valley in Wadi Lajab, the tourists went swimming, but were soon trapped. A video showing the gallant rescue ...
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A lot at stake as the EU prepares for historic expansion talks

  • European Council meetings of the 27 leaders of EU member states can be technocratic and dull affairs. But this has changed since the start of the Ukraine conflict, with the “hand of history” hanging over their decisions more than ever. During their next meeting, on Thursday and Friday this wee...
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UN chief calls on Lebanon to respect Hague court’s verdict on Hariri killing

  • NEW YORK: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called on authorities in Beirut to respect the decision of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, which on Thursday imposed life sentences on two members of Hezbollah for involvement in the 2005 bombing that claimed the life of former prime ministe...
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Tunisian court sentences lawyer who opposes president to jail, imposes job ban

  • TUNIS: A Tunisian military appeal court on Friday sentenced Seifeddine Makhlouf, a lawyer and prominent opponent of President Kais Saied, to a year in jail and banned him from his job for five years for insulting a judge, his lawyer told Reuters. Saied has been facing increasing opposition sin...
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Pakistan to stay on terror financing watchdog’s ‘gray list’

  • ISLAMABAD: An international watchdog said Friday it will keep Pakistan on a so-called “gray list” of countries that do not take full measures to combat money-laundering and terror financing. It raised hopes that its removal would follow an upcoming visit to the country to determine its progres...
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Saudi trade delegation due in Pakistan next week to explore investment opportunities

  • KARACHI: A high-level Saudi trade delegation will arrive in Pakistan next week to explore investment opportunities relating to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and different sectors, a Pakistani diplomat in Riyadh said on Thursday.   The delegation’s arrival is a follow-up of ...
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US says will look for 'ways to advance' partnership with Pakistan

  • ISLAMABAD: US State Department Spokesperson Ned Price said on Thursday that Washington was looking for ways to advance its partnership with Islamabad.   US-Pakistani ties have deteriorated over the past few years under the government of former prime minister Imran Khan, who was a striden...
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