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Al-Arabiya coverage of Lebanese activist killing draws online smear campaign by Hezbollah supporters

  • LONDON: Al-Arabiya News Channel was subjected to an online campaign by Hezbollah supporters and critics that questioned how the channel was able to report on the assassination of prominent and vocal Hezbollah critic Luqman Slim on Thursday. Many of the Hezbollah loyalists claimed that Slim�...
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Arab women winning recognition for their fight against injustice, contributions to society

  • DUBAI: Layal, a 36-year-old Syrian Palestinian refugee, lives in a dilapidated building on the outskirts of Beirut city. Born to a Syrian father and Palestinian mother, she fled with her family from the brutal war in Syria to neighboring Lebanon in 2014. Layal and her family are among ma...
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From tech to space travel, once closed fields are now open to Saudi women

  • JEDDAH: Over the course of the past decade, Saudi women have stepped into the limelight, with thousands entering study and the workforce for the first time, succeeding in traditionally male-dominated industries, and taking on leadership roles.  All over the world, across many differ...
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Female train drivers of Haramain railway embody Saudi Arabia’s rapid social transformation

  • JEDDAH: Ayah Abdulrahman Taher, 28, from Makkah, is one of 34 female train drivers who recently began working on the Haramain high-speed railway between Saudi Arabia’s holy cities of Makkah and Madinah. Her success in this traditionally male-dominated industry is indicative of the massive soc...
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Saudi women making their mark in the creative and cultural fields

  • JEDDAH: Like all other domains, women in the Kingdom have matched their ambitions and skills in enriching the arts and culture sector. Their contributions are creating meaningful and innovative works with their freedom and creativity. In recent years, Saudi society has seen a boom in cul...
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Taawoun stuns Ittihad to win King’s Cup in Saudi Arabia

  • JEDDAH: Underdog Al-Taawoun completed their storybook title run in the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Cup by beating fancied Al-Ittihad 2-1 in the final on Thursday at the King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh. King Salman attended the final match in the tournament and presented t...
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Saudi Arabia to host Formula 1 race in 2021

  • LONDON: Saudi Arabia announced on Thursday that it will host a Formula 1 Grand Prix in its Red Sea coastal city of Jeddah in November, 2021. Announcing the race in a ceremony on the Jeddah waterfront, Minister of Sport Prince Abdul Aziz bin Turki Al-Faisal said that the high-profile event wil...
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Argentina football legend Maradona dies of heart attack

  • BUENOS AIRES: Argentina football legend Diego Maradona died of a heart attack on Wednesday, his lawyer said. Maradona, 60, had recently battled health issues and underwent emergency surgery for a subdural haematoma several weeks ago. President Alberto Fernandez immediately announced thr...
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UAE shooter Saif Bin Futais aiming to improve on Olympic best at Tokyo 

  • TOKYO: Emirati shooter Saif Bin Futais racked up 70 points in the three rounds of Tokyo 2020’s Skeet Men’s qualification on the first day of the event, held at Asaka Shooting Range in the Japanese capital. It was performance equalled by 30 other participants, while French shooter Eric Delauna...
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Painful end for Saudi weightlifter at 2020 Tokyo Olympics

  • TOKYO: Mahmoud Al-Ahmeed’s Olympic campaign came to a painful end when he was injured during Group B action of the men’s 73-kilogram weightlifting competition on Wednesday morning at the Tokyo International Forum. The 28-year-old Saudi had a strong start with a score of 141 kg from his t...
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