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Darfur sees an increase in much needed food aid, but it’s still not enough to avert famine, UN says

  • CAIRO: Families in Sudan’s embattled western Darfur region have finally received an emergency increase in food aid that is much needed to help avert looming famine, the UN food agency said Thursday. The World Food Program said in an update that five convoys carrying 5,000 tons of food aid have...
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Armenia recognizes Palestine as a state, says Armenian Foreign Ministry

  • YEREVAN: Armenia announced Friday its recognition of the State of Palestine, the latest country to do so during the war in Gaza, saying it was against “violence toward civilian populations.” A series of countries have recognized the State of Palestine amid the war between Israel and Hamas, dra...
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Cristiano Ronaldo back in action as Portugal and Turkiye look for second straight win at Euro 2024

  • DORTMUND, Germany: Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal play Turkiye in their second group game at the European Championship. Both countries opened Group F play with a win, with Portugal beating the Czech Republic 2-1 and Turkiye defeating Georgia 3-1. Kickoff is at 6 p.m. local (1600 GMT) in Dortmun...
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Middle East has 1,400 GW of offshore wind potential: GWEC

  • RIYADH: Significant investment is needed to unlock the potential 1,400 gigawatts of offshore wind energy in the Middle East and North Africa, an analysis has found. In its latest report, the Global Wind Energy Council said Saudi Arabia, Morocco, Egypt, and Oman could lead the way in developin...
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Israeli forces step up bombardment across Gaza, amid fierce fighting

  • CAIRO: Israeli forces pounded Rafah and other areas across the Gaza Strip and engaged in close-quarter combat with fighters led by Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, residents and Israel’s military said. Residents said the Israelis appeared to by trying to complete their capture of Rafah, the c...
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Armenia recognizes Palestine as a state, says Armenian Foreign Ministry

  • Yerevan: Armenia announced Friday its recognition of the State of Palestine, the latest country to do so during the war in Gaza, saying it was against “violence toward civilian populations.” A series of countries have recognized the State of Palestine amid the war between Israel and Hamas, dra...
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Hundreds in Yemen receive KSrelief food aid 

  • RIYADH: Saudi aid agency KSrelief delivered food aid to 242 families in the Al-Mahra governorate in Yemen on Thursday, reported Saudi Press Agency. The support benefited 1,694 individuals and is part of the organization’s ongoing project to distribute lifesaving food aid to Yemeni families wh...
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Jazan’s lovely beaches a hit during the Eid Al-Adha holiday

  • The beaches of Saudi Arabia's southwestern province of Jazan has witnessed an uptick in the number of visitors during the Eid Al-Adha holiday, thanks to its lovely swimming, fishing, and recreation resources.  All photos by SPA.  
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Israel’s pledge to guard an aid route into Gaza falls flat as lawlessness blocks distribution

  • JERUSALEM: The Israeli military said Sunday that it was establishing a new safe corridor to deliver aid into southern Gaza. But days later, this self-declared “tactical pause” has brought little relief to desperate Palestinians. The United Nations and international aid organizations say a brea...
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Lebanon’s Hezbollah: What weapons does it have?

  • BEIRUT: Lebanon’s Hezbollah has drawn on an expanded arsenal in ongoing hostilities with Israel, with leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah saying in a speech on Wednesday the Iran-backed group had obtained new weapons. He did not identify the new weapons, but said they would “emerge in the field.” ...
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