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The war for eastern Syria is just getting started

  • Over the past couple of years it has seemed increasingly inevitable that renewed regional conflict will ultimately erupt, with Iran and its allies pitched against Israel and America. Following a period when southern Lebanon, or perhaps Iraq, looked like potential flashpoints, attention is turni...

Kuwaiti, UN official discuss global food security 

  • KUWAIT: Mansour Alotaibi, Kuwait’s deputy foreign minister, met on Sunday with  Abdullah Dashti, UN Coordinator for the Black Sea Grain Initiative, Kuwait News Agency reported.  During the meeting, the two discussed issues relating to global food security. The UN and Turkey broker...

Saudi authorities bust khat smuggling operation in Jazan

  • Saudi authorities bust khat smuggling operation in Jazan RIYADH: Saudi border guards in the Jazan region have foiled attempts to smuggle 380kg of the narcotic khat. The seizure was handed over to the competent authority for preliminary legal procedures, the Saudi Press Agency reported on Sund...

Late Wydad strike spoils Al-Ahly CAF Champions League party

  • CAIRO: Al-Ahly took a small step toward an 11th continental title with a 2-1 win over Wydad AC in the first leg of the African Champions League final on Sunday but were left wondering what might have been. The Egyptians were looking good with a deserved two goal lead before the Moroccans h...

Ancient inscription curse found on Tabuk mountain

  • MAKKAH: Many monuments in the Arabian Peninsula have been found bearing inscriptions in the Thamudic, Nabataean and Safaitic languages invoking evil upon those who try to tamper with or obliterate them. One such Thamudic inscription, dating between the end of the first century AD to the fourt...

Palestinian residents ‘in constant fear’ over eviction threat

  • RAMALLAH: Residents of Masafer Yatta, south of Hebron in the West Bank, are living in constant fear they will be forced from their homes by Israeli troops.  The Israeli Supreme Court has approved the expulsion of Palestinians from Masafer Yatta, claiming the area is a “firing zone.” Mo...

Christian opposition backs Jihad Azour’s nomination for Lebanon presidency 

  • BEIRUT: Patriarch Bechara Al-Rai has praised Christian politicians as they united around a presidential candidate, in a move that could end a nearly eight-month power vacuum in Lebanon. His blessings during Sunday sermon came after opposition parliamentary blocs agreed to support the nominati...
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Saudi Arabia is blessed with an aspiring, youthful population

  • The statement of Saudi Minister of Economy and Planning Faisal Al-Ibrahim that the latest population census is “the most comprehensive and accurate” in the “Kingdom’s history” caught my attention recently. Last week, the General Authority for Statistics announced the Kingdom’s 2022 census, wh...

UK immigration minister says it is ‘fair’ for asylum-seekers to share hotel rooms 

  • LONDON: UK Immigration Minister Robert Jenrick said that in some cases it was “fair and reasonable” to ask asylum-seekers to share rooms in hotels. Speaking to the BBC’s “Sunday with Laura Kuenssberg” program, Jenrick said that his obligation was to the British public rather than migrants and...