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3 Yemeni families buried under quake rubble in Turkiye

  • AL-MUKALLA: Rescuers are trying desperately to reach three Yemeni families buried under earthquake rubble in a southern Turkish city, authorities said on Tuesday. The disaster that killed thousands in Syria and Turkiye on Monday has also left at least 50 Yemenis injured and their property dest...
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Saudi ambassador to Yemen meets UN envoy

  • RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to Yemen Mohammed bin Saeed Al-Jaber met with the UN Special Envoy for Yemen Hans Grundberg in Riyadh on Tuesday. The two officials reviewed the Kingdom’s political, economic, developmental, and relief efforts to support the Yemeni government and people. Th...
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Saudi crown prince chairs Council of Economic and Development Affairs meeting

  • RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman chaired a meeting of the Council of Economic and Development Affairs in Riyadh on Tuesday. During the meeting held at Al-Yamamah Palace, the council reviewed a number of economic and development matters including a presentation by the Mi...
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UN chief fears world is heading toward a wider war

  • UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations chief warned Monday that the world is facing a convergence of challenges “unlike any in our lifetimes” and expressed fear of a wider war as the first anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine approaches. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said experts who s...
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Saudi Digital Cooperation Organization unveils 2030 road map

  • RIYADH: The Digital Cooperation Organization called for global collaboration to bridge the technological divide as it announced its 2030 road map at its second annual general assembly in Riyadh. The plan aims at an ambitious future in which the digital economy contributes 30 percent to the gl...
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OIC reaffirms support to resolve Libyan crisis

  • JEDDAH: The Organization of Islamic Cooperation remains committed to resolving the crisis in conflict-ridden Libya, according to the organization’s Secretary-General Hissein Brahim Taha. At a meeting in Jeddah recently, Taha met Saif Ahmed, director of the Islamic affairs department at the Li...
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UK has less control now than it did before Brexit

  • Happy third birthday Brexit. The entirety of Britain, from coast to coast, has been celebrating wildly, rejoicing at the extraordinary joys of new-found freedoms and the liberation from the tyranny of the Berlin-Brussels dictatorship. Street parties and banners last week decorated towns and vil...
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Lebanon rocked by deadly quake in Turkiye, Syria

  • BEIRUT: Parts of Lebanon on Monday were rocked by the deadly 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit southern Turkiye and northern Syria, killing and injuring thousands of people. Residents took to the streets and sheltered in cars as several aftershocks from the quake were felt during the day. T...
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Pakistan army rescue team departs for Turkey as earthquake kills over 1,650

  • ISLAMABAD: A Pakistani military search and rescue team left for Turkey on Monday night, the Prime Minister's Office has said, as the death toll from a deadly earthquake that rocked wide swaths of Turkey early in the morning crossed 1,6500. In Turkey, the death toll stood at 1,651, the na...
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Dubai’s government and private sector discuss common vision for the future at landmark event

  • RIYADH: Representatives of Dubai’s government and private sectors are set to discuss developing a common vision for the future of the emirate at a three-day event starting on Feb. 6. Organized by the Executive Council of Dubai, the Innovation Talks series will include substantial sessions and...
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