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Ireland protests Israeli police brutality, demands independent investigation into Abu Akleh's death

DUBLIN, Ireland - Foreign Minister Simon Coveney has condemned "disgraceful scenes of police brutality" at the funeral of Al Jazeera ...


UAE President's Cup final postponed until new football season

ABU DHABI, 17th May, 2022 (WAM) -- The UAE Football Association decided to postpone the final of UAE President's Cup ...


Syrian refugees in Iraq, risk losing access to basic food supplies

Syrian families living in refugee camps in Iraq are facing new and alarming levels of food insecurity, according to figures ...


UAE's economy advances to achieve sustainable growth

ABU DHABI, 17th May, 2022 (WAM) -- The UAE has entered a new era of development and economic diversification, under ...


Hezbollah and Allies Lose Lebanese Parliamentary Majority

More than a dozen independents and anti-Hezbollah candidates won parliamentary seats, many for the first time, signaling a deep desire ...


RBI says 6 applicants found not suitable for bank permits

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 17 (ANI): The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Tuesday said it has found six applicants ...


Qurat Ul Ain's enigmatic personality was highlighted at Passion Vista's virtual event

New Delhi [India], May 17 (ANI/ATK): Unified Brainz Celebrated the Success of Women leading by example with Glitz, GlamourGlory on ...


UAE President, VP congratulate Custodian of Two Holy Mosques on leaving hospital

ABU DHABI, 17th May, 2022 (WAM) -- President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a message ...


MSB Docs wins multiple Middle East clients for digital smart document and eSignature Solutions

New Delhi [India], May 17 (ANI/NewsVoir): MSB Docs, the leading global disrupter in enterprise grade customised eSignature and Smart document ...


Massacre Video Reopens Wounds for Missing Syrians Families

For years, the Siyam family clung to hope they would one day be reunited with their son Wassim, who they ...


Abu Dhabi-based IHC invests $2 billion in Adani group companies

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], May 17 (ANI): Abu Dhabi-based global strategic investment firm International Holding Company (IHC) has invested Rs 15,400 ...


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High import taxes prevent Tesla from selling cars in India

NEW DELHI, India: Tesla made known this week that it will not sell electric automobiles in India due to the ...

US pressured by airlines to lift Covid testing requirements

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. airline industry is pressuring the Biden administration to lift a 16-month-old regulation requiring a negative COVID-19 ...

UAE company spends $4.4 billion on investing in UK-headquartered Vodafone

DUBAI, UAE: After stating that it was looking to expand into new markets and related sectors, such as financial technology, ...

Weekly May inflation reported at 0.12 percent in Russia

MOSCOW, Russia: Russia's weekly inflation rate has further eased after surging soon after Moscow began its invasion in Ukraine on ...

Ending long dispute, Google, EU agree on payments for online news

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Three years after the adoption of the landmark EU copyright rules, Google is set to pay 300 publishers ...

Fast pace of Tesla success a surprise, says Volkswagen chief

WOLFSBURG, Germany: Tesla's expansion took Volkswagen by surprise, said an official, and the German carmaker may struggle to overtake Tesla, ...

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Indian ban on wheat exports expected to hike prices worldwide

NEW DELHI, India: India has banned the exporting of wheat, despite stating it was targeting record international shipments this year, ...

One dead as single-engine plane crashes on Miami bridge

MIAMI, Florida: Local media reported that one person was killed and five were injured when a small plane crashed on ...

First group of new saints since Covid outbreak announced by Vatican

VATICAN CITY: While recovering from knee problems that have forced him to use a wheelchair last week, Pope Francis announced ...

Report: Germany has taken in over 700,000 refugees from Ukraine

BERLIN, Germany: Citing Interior Ministry data, Welt am Sonntag newspaper has reported that more than 700,000 people fleeing the war ...

Czech resort opens world's largest pedestrian suspension bridge

DOLNI MORAVA, Czech Republic: The world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge has opened at a mountain resort in the Czech Republic. ...

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China lashes US for change on website supporting Taiwan independence

BEIJING, China: China's Foreign Ministry rebuked the U.S. for changing the wording about Taiwan on the State Department website, stressing ...


First group of new saints since Covid outbreak announced by Vatican

VATICAN CITY: While recovering from knee problems that have forced him to use a wheelchair last week, Pope Francis announced ...


It's not politics but Holy War for me: Imran Khan

SIALKOT, Pakistan - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has claimed that a plot to kill him was being hatched, ...


Report: Germany has taken in over 700,000 refugees from Ukraine

BERLIN, Germany: Citing Interior Ministry data, Welt am Sonntag newspaper has reported that more than 700,000 people fleeing the war ...


US pressured by airlines to lift Covid testing requirements

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. airline industry is pressuring the Biden administration to lift a 16-month-old regulation requiring a negative COVID-19 ...


Czech resort opens world's largest pedestrian suspension bridge

DOLNI MORAVA, Czech Republic: The world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge has opened at a mountain resort in the Czech Republic. ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...