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US charges three linked to Iran in assassination plot

NEW YORK, New York: Three men--- Rafat Amirov, Polad Omarov and Khalid Mehdiyev---have been charged by U.S. prosecutors with attempting ...


Changzhou is aiming at a new track: the future new energy capital

On January 28, the first meeting after the Spring Festival in Changzhou City clearly proposed to build a new energy ...


China, Arab countries deepen cooperation on technology

At a bar in Yinchuan, the capital of northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, football fans are watching an exciting ...


Philippines pledges review after citizen killed working in Kuwait

MANILA, Philippines: After a Filipina domestic worker was killed and dumped in the desert in the oil-rich emirate of Kuwait, ...


WSJ says Israel and Mossad behind Sunday's attacks on Iran

Israel was behind Sunday morning's drone strike on an Iranian munitions facility; the Wall Street Journal has reported, citing American ...


Iranian Film Director Goes on Hunger Strike in Prison

dubai, united arab emirates - An Iranian director who was arrested last summer, weeks before his latest film was released ...


Palestinian farmer, pioneer in cultivating saffron in West Bank

© Provided by Xinhua by Sanaa KamalRAMALLAH, Feb. 2 (Xinhua) -- Jaber Bani Taha, a Nablus-based Palestinian, has succeeded in ...


House Republicans Vote to Oust Democrat Omar From Major Committee

washington - The Republican-led House of Representatives voted after raucous debate Thursday to oust Democrat Ilhan Omar from the chamber's ...


House fires Ilhan Omar from Foreign Affairs Committee over Israel comments

Washington [US], February 3 (ANI): Representative Ilhan Omar of Minnesota was fired from the Foreign Affairs Committee over past comments ...


N Ram Prasad appointed as High Commissioner to Eswatini

New Delhi [India], February 3 (ANI): N Ram Prasad has been appointed as the next High Commissioner to the Kingdom ...


UAE health authorities launch national drug tracking system 'Tatmeen'

DUBAI, 2nd February, 2023 (WAM) - The UAE has launched the national drug tracking system "Tatmeen", the first platform in ...


Israeli AG Urges Netanyahu to Stay Out of Proposed Judicial Overhaul

Israel's top legal official is warning Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to stay out of his cabinet's push to overhaul the ...


House GOP Votes to Oust Democrat Omar From Major Committee

washington - The Republican-led House of Representatives voted after raucous debate Thursday to oust Democrat Ilhan Omar from the chamber's ...


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Concerns about recession in Germany after economy shrinks in Q4

FRANKFURT, Germany: Data released this week showed that the German economy unexpectedly shrank in the fourth quarter of 2022, indicating ...

Report says US consumer spending fell in December wh

WASHINGTON D.C.: In the latest indication that its interest rate hikes are slowing the US economy, the Federal Reserve's main ...

China says shipments of smartphones in 2022 falls to lowest in decade

BEIJING, China: As COVID-19 restrictions and a slowing economy curbed consumer demand in 2022, China's smartphone sales witnessed a record ...

Ireland CEOs voice concern over decline in economy in 2023

DUBLIN, Ireland: A just-released survey shows that over half of the chief executives in Ireland believe the nation's economic growth ...

Surge in air travel demand continues, may lessen, says observers

NEW YORK CITY, New York: After reporting record revenues in the fourth-quarter of 2022, US airlines expect strong travel demand ...

Insurance paid $313 billion in 2022 for disasters in 2022, says Aon

LONDON, England: Insurance broker Aon has estimated that natural disasters caused global economic losses worth $313 billion in 2022.It added ...

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US charges three linked to Iran in assassination plot

NEW YORK, New York: Three men--- Rafat Amirov, Polad Omarov and Khalid Mehdiyev---have been charged by U.S. prosecutors with attempting ...

PPP to issue legal notice to Imran for accusing Zardari of plotting to kill him

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman and Foreign Minister, said Saturday that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) ...

US arms exports rise 49 percent in fiscal 2022

WASHINGTON D.C.: The US State Department has said that in the latest fiscal year, US military equipment exported to foreign ...

US not opposed to Russia, Belarus athletes competing as individuals in Olympics: White House

Washington [US], February 3 (ANI): The United States does not object to the athletes from Russia and Belarus taking part ...

Finland, Sweden committed to joining NATO together, says PM

© Provided by Xinhua "Last spring, we started our common path to join NATO. This journey must be made hand ...

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Texas advises energy companies to prepare for winter ice storm

DALLAS, Texas: Oil and gas pipeline operators are preparing to stockpile equipment following severe weather forecasts for the next few ...


TikTok CEO to appear before US Congress to discuss security concerns

WASHINGTON D.C.: As US lawmakers investigate the Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok, its Chief Executive, Shou Zi Chew, has confirmed that ...


Azerbaijan blames Iran for fatal Tehran embassy attack

TEHRAN, Iran: A gunman this week stormed the Azerbaijan Embassy in the Iranian capital, Tehran, and killed its security chief ...


Another Biden household searched for classified documents

WASHINGTON, DC - FBI agents on Wednesday searched for classified documents at U.S. President Joe Biden's vacation retreat in the ...


Musk, Tesla officials meet with White House to discuss EVs

WASHINGTON D.C.: The White House said this week that Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk met with John Podesta, a Democratic ...


To boost tourist spending, Philippines to refund VAT starting in 2024

MANILA, Philippines: In an effort to attract more tourists, President Ferdinand Marcos has approved a value-added tax refund program for ...


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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 ...