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Arab states reaching energy targets with alternative solar, wind power

DUBAI, UAE: The Arab states have built significant amounts of solar and wind power installations, and are in line to ...


Watford FC bans Qatar friendly due to fans' human rights concerns

WATFORD, UK: Watford F.C. has cancelled a friendly match against the Qatar national team due to the Gulf country's human ...


Report: Leeds United add more U.S. flavor with Tyler Adams

Leeds United in England continued their United States theme with the addition of midfielder Tyler Adams from RB Leipzig on ...


New documents expose secret US wars The Intercept

Washington has conducted at least 23 proxy wars around the world under the guise of counterterrorismThe US has reportedly used ...


Saudi Arabia Welcomes Largest Hajj Pilgrimage Since Pandemic

Mecca, Saudi Arabia - White-robed worshippers from around the world have packed the streets of Islam's holiest city ahead of ...


Nepal: Visa applications to travel abroad increase as COVID restrictions ease

Kathmandu [Nepal], July 4 (ANI): Visa applications to travel abroad from Nepal has increased significantly due to ease in travel ...


Pakistan seeks gas imports from Qatar on deferred payments

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 4 (ANI): Amid a shortage of gas and electricity and unprecedentedly expensive fuel imports, Pakistan is seeking ...


Lebanon FM Criticizes Hezbollah Drone Mission Near Israel Gas Rig

Beirut - Lebanon's foreign minister said Monday any interference in US-mediated talks to demarcate its maritime border with enemy state ...


UAE announces 1,764 new COVID-19 cases, 1,811 recoveries, and no deaths in last 24 hours

ABU DHABI, 4th July, 2022 (WAM) -- The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced that it conducted 225,157 additional ...


Makers of 'Vikram Vedha' issue statement regarding 'misleading' media reports

New Delhi [India], July 4 (ANI): Makers of Hrithik Roshan and Saif Ali Khan starrer action thriller film 'Vikram Vedha' ...


Palestinian fruit farmers fear losing harvest due to bug outbreak

© Provided by Xinhua "About 70 percent of the cactus trees were infected with the cochineal pest, which caused a ...


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To prevent fuel price hikes, India sets windfall tax on oil producers

NEW DELHI, India: As the Indian government aims to increase local fuel supplies to meet rising demand and boost federal ...

Exxon tells shareholders to expect $16 billion Q2 profits

HOUSTON, Texas: Exxon Mobil Corp said this week that profits from skyrocketing fuel prices could result in a record $16 ...

IKEA says store inventories return to pre-Covid levels

DELFT, Netherlands: IKEA officials said this week that the furniture retailer's warehouses in Europe are as full as they were ...

21 percent six-month loss strips S&P 500 of $8 trillion in value

NEW YORK CITY, New York: After the first six months of 2022, the S&P 500 recorded a loss of 20.6 ...

Washington reports US economy falls 1.6 percent in Q1 2022

WASHINGTON D.C.: Due to the record high trade deficit and a resurgence in COVID-19 infections that curbed spending on services, ...

Chip design center to be built by MediaTek, Indiana Purdue University

TAIPEI, Taiwan: The world's fourth largest chip designer by revenue, Taiwan's MediaTek, has told Reuters that it plans to create ...

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Myanmar military claims Wang Yi's trip a recognition of its legitimacy

NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar - China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi has arrived in Myanmar for the first time since the military took ...

Ireland security official warns of dangers due to Ukraine war

DUBLIN, Ireland: The dangers to Ireland have "considerably increased" since the Russian invasion of Ukraine, according to an official supervising ...

After shark kills swimmer, Egyptian authorities close Red Sea beach

CAIRO, Egypt: Egyptian authorities have prohibited swimming in a stretch of the Red Sea after an Australian woman was killed ...

UK parliament tells members to leave babies at home

LONDON, England: A UK parliamentary committee has told lawmakers that they may not bring babies to parliamentary proceedings and debates.The ...

Arab states reaching energy targets with alternative solar, wind power

DUBAI, UAE: The Arab states have built significant amounts of solar and wind power installations, and are in line to ...

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Rescuers find 3 alive, 27 missing after boat sinks off Hong Kong

HONG KONG: An engineering vessel with 30 people on board went missing 200 miles off Hong Kong after it snapped ...


As Covid cases rise in France, no return to mandatory restrictions

NICE, France -As some 1,000 Frenchmen are being hospitalized daily with Covid infections, French officials have "invited" or "recommended" the ...


In "geopolitical signal," UE, New Zealand sign free trade pact

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Negotiations on a free trade agreement between the European Union and New Zealand ended successfully this week, paving ...


After shark kills swimmer, Egyptian authorities close Red Sea beach

CAIRO, Egypt: Egyptian authorities have prohibited swimming in a stretch of the Red Sea after an Australian woman was killed ...


US flight attendant to mark 65 years serving air passengers

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Bette Nash, age 86, has been named the longest serving flight attendant in the world, ...


UK parliament tells members to leave babies at home

LONDON, England: A UK parliamentary committee has told lawmakers that they may not bring babies to parliamentary proceedings and debates.The ...


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