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America’s Afghanistan fiasco leaves allies weakened, adversaries emboldened

  • LONDON: The late Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak was reportedly quoted as saying after he lost power that “whoever is covered by the Americans is naked,” in reference to how Washington abandoned him during the Egyptian uprising. This might be the best way to describe the feelings of the former ...
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Terror attack on US forces in Kabul criticized by Congresswoman McCollum

  • CHICAGO: The Taliban shared information with the US that a terrorist attack targeting its troop withdrawal from Afghanistan was “imminent” and may explain why they were trying to prevent people from fleeing to the evacuation center at Kabul International Airport, US Congresswoman Betty McCollum...
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Despite Jason Momoa, contrived thriller ‘Sweet Girl’ leaves a bad taste

  • LONDON: Netflix continues to stuff its movie slate with the biggest stars Hollywood has to offer. Jason Momoa is the latest to get a headlining gig with “Sweet Girl,” an action thriller that sees Momoa’s everyman, Ray Cooper, devastated by the loss of his wife, and galvanized by that loss to ho...
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Journalists, citizens face uncertainty in Afghanistan

  • The rapid withdrawal of US military forces from Afghanistan, two decades after the conflict there began, has left citizens and journalists concerned about their future, journalism experts said Wednesday. The Committee to Protect Journalists is receiving hundreds of appeals from journalists in...
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Pandemic is widening an increasingly bitter US political divide

  • The US is a divided country, and not just between those who hate former President Donald Trump and those who hate his successor, Joe Biden. The coronavirus pandemic has not only turned US politics upside down and on its head, but also created a new political schism that is changing lifestyles ...
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Authorities foil attempted cocaine smuggling in Dammam airport

  • RIYADH: The Zakat, Tax and Customs Authority at King Fahd International Airport in Dammam has foiled an attempt to smuggle more than 2.6 kilograms of cocaine into Saudi Arabia. The illegal packages were found ingested inside the bodies of six travelers who arrived in the Kingdom through the a...
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Man surrenders after claiming to have bomb near US Capitol

  • WASHINGTON: A North Carolina man who claimed to have a bomb in a pickup truck near the US Capitol surrendered to law enforcement after an hourslong standoff Thursday that prompted a massive police response and the evacuations of government buildings in the area. Police did not immediately know...
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Afghanistan’s first female pilot fears for her country’s future

  • Niloofar Rahmani, Afghanistan’s first female pilot, said that she is extremely concerned about the sudden takeover of her country by the Taliban, who once ruled with brutality, oppressed women and provided a haven for Al-Qaeda terrorism against the US. Rahmani joined Arab News Afghanistan repo...
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Arab-American journalists reflect on the legacy of 9/11 on their communities

  • ATLANTA, US: As the 20th anniversary of Sept. 11 approaches, Arab American journalists said the terrorist attacks undoubtedly had a damaging effect on views of Arabs and Muslims in the US, and that the media contributed to this by focusing on negative stereotypes. Ray Hanania, Adam Elmahrek a...
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Afghan turmoil helps Israel suppress media coverage of its abuses

  • The “shock and awe” surrounding the swift Taliban takeover of Afghanistan has created a perfect distraction for Israel as it steps up its violence against Palestinians. During the past week, as mainstream news media was consumed with reports of Kabul’s collapse and takeover by the Taliban, Isr...
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