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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 ...


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 ...


UAE announces 1,690 new COVID-19 cases, 1,568 recoveries, 3 deaths in last 24 hours

ABU DHABI, 6th July, 2022 (WAM) -- The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced that it conducted 264,135 additional ...


Mideast in Pictures: Amazing living statues in Israel

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UAE leaders congratulate President of Malawi on Independence Day

ABU DHABI, 6th July, 2022 (WAM) -- President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a message ...


UAE leaders congratulate President of Comoros on Independence Day

ABU DHABI, 6th July, 2022 (WAM) -- President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a congratulatory ...


'Kali' Poster row: Shashi Tharoor backs Mahua Moitra, says 'forms of worship vary across country'

New Delhi [India], July 6 (ANI): Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on Wednesday came out in support of Trinamool Congress MP ...


Pentagon to invest in deterrence against hypersonic weapons Politico

Solar-powered inflatables, which have been tested for several years now, could help counter China and RussiaThe Pentagon is set to ...


NGO expels gold smuggling accused Swapna Suresh, alleges Kerala govt 'completely against us'

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], July 6 (ANI): Prime accused in the Kerala Gold smuggling case, Swapna Suresh, has been expelled by ...


Thousands of maskless Muslim pilgrims kick start largest Hajj of COVID era in Saudi Arabia

Mecca [Saudi Arabia], July 6 (ANI): Thousand of maskless worshippers gathered to circle Islam's holiest site in Saudi Arabia's Mecca ...


UAE President, VP congratulate President of Algeria on Independence Day

ABU DHABI, 5th July, 2022 (WAM) -- President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a message ...


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Chip shortage causes GM to store 95,000 incomplete cars

DETROIT, Michigan, global shortage of computer chips, vehicles, Detroit automaker, General Motors, GM's total salesDETROIT, Michigan: The global shortage of ...

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, ...

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Ireland expects nationwide Covid booster, flu vaccinations in fall

DUBLIN, Ireland: Tanaiste Leo Varadkar has said that Ireland should expect to see a country-wide Covid vaccination campaign this fall, ...

Nepal town tense following protest over death of local schoolboy

ACHHAM, Nepal - Mangalsen, Achham's district headquarters, remained tense on Monday after locals protested the death of 15-year-old Binod Shahi ...

One airport, 3 months, aircrafts collide for the fourth time in Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Two Biman Bangladesh Airlines planes have collided at Shahjalal International Airport's hangar, the fourth incident in less ...

India prohibits use of single-use plastic in bid to reduce litter

NEW DELHI, India: To combat worsening pollution, India, the world's second most populous country, has banned single-use plastic items, ranging ...

Minimal disruptions as summer strikes continue at Paris airport

PARIS, France: Signaling further disruptions for summer travelers, workers at Roissy-Charles de Gaulle Airport said they would go on strike ...

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Six hikers dead when falling glacier strikes in Italian Alps

TRENTO, Italy: Record warm temperatures caused a mountain glacier in the Italian Alps to collapse on July 3, killing at ...


Qatar World Cup to receive US security assistance

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will assist Qatar with security during the 2022 World Cup, which begins ...


Minimal disruptions as summer strikes continue at Paris airport

PARIS, France: Signaling further disruptions for summer travelers, workers at Roissy-Charles de Gaulle Airport said they would go on strike ...


Angry Russia vows retaliation after Bulgaria expels diplomats

SOFIA, Bulgaria: Russian diplomats and their families departed Bulgaria over the weekend, amidst heightened tensions between the two eastern European ...


No end in sight as South Africa suffers thru power cuts

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa: More frequent power cuts in South Africa have affected households and businesses across the country, with state-owned ...


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 ...


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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 ...