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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 ...

Taliban Poised to 'Loosen' Restrictions on al-Qaida

Washington - Recent assessments by U.S. military officials are raising questions about Afghanistan's Taliban rulers and what they are willing ...

WTA roundup: Ekaterina Makarova notches upset in Strasbourg

Ekaterina Makarova of Russia recovered from a tough opening set to produce a 1-6, 6-3, 6-2 victory over Romania's Sorana ...

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 ...

Nucleus Office Parks becomes largest LEED v4.1 Operations and maintenance certified office portfolio in India

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 17 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Nucleus Office Parks, the operating platform for Blackstone Real Estate's wholly-owned offices in ...

War Crimes Watch: Targeting Schools, Russia Bombs the Future

KYIV, Ukraine - By JASON DEAREN, JULIET LINDERMAN and OLEKSANDR STASHEVSKYIAs she lay buried under the rubble, her legs broken ...

Messi set for major move reports

The future of the seven-time Ballon d'Or winner has become clear, according to reportsParis Saint-Germain forward Lionel Messi is set ...

Iran Academic Arrested on Security Charges, 'Foreign Links'

TEhran, IRAN - Authorities in Iran have arrested a university professor on security charges and 'suspicious foreign links,' Iranian media ...

SOHAR Freezone drives growth with new incentives for tenants

Sohar [Oman], May 17 (ANI/PRNewswire): SOHAR Freezone has introduced new incentives to help businesses start trading with the world immediately. ...

Biden Praises Greece for Leadership After Russia Invasion

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden on Monday thanked Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis for his country's 'moral leadership' in the ...

Mideast in Pictures: Dust storm sweeps Iraq again!

© Provided by Xinhua BAGHDAD, May 16 (Xinhua) -- A dust storm swept across much of Iraq on Monday, sending ...

Mideast in Pictures: FIFA World Cup trophy arrives in Kuwait

© Provided by Xinhua KUWAIT CITY, May 16 (Xinhua) -- The FIFA World Cup trophy landed in Kuwait on Monday ...

What is the Lag BaOmer pilgrimage?

The annual Lag BaOmer pilgrimage to Mount Meron in Israel - which in 2022 falls on Wednesday night, May 18 ...

Sweden and Finland refuse to extradite terrorists Turkish media

Ankara won?t support the Nordic nations? NATO membership bids until they resolve their alleged support for terrorismSweden and Finland have ...

Harris, Blinken Pay US Condolences in Abu Dhabi, Seek to Boost Ties

U.S Secretary of State Antony Blinken is in Abu Dhabi, joining a high-ranking U.S. delegation led by Vice President Kamala ...

Taliban Say No Christians Live in Afghanistan; US Groups Concerned

Husain Andaryas was a religious fighter in the war against the invading Soviet army in Afghanistan in the early 1980s, ...

Exiled Uyghurs Fear China's Reach

Washington - Amannisa Abdulla is raising her two children, ages 9 and 4, without her husband. The 34-year-old Uyghur woman ...

First Commercial Flight From Yemen Carries Medical Patients to Jordan

Amman, Jordan - The first commercial flight in nearly six years took off from Yemen's Sanaa airport for the Jordanian ...

NATO expansion root cause of Ukraine crisis: former senior French official

© Provided by Xinhua Conesa said that a diplomatic modus vivendi could still be found to achieve peace in Ukraine, ...

UAE spent AED40bn in development projects under the late Sheikh Khalifa

ABU DHABI, 16th May, 2022 (WAM) -- The UAE has accomplished many achievements under the rule of the late Sheikh ...

Jaishankar speaks with UAE counterpart, expresses condolences on former President Sheikh Khalifa's death

New Delhi [India], May 16 (ANI): External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar on Monday spoke with his counterpart from the ...

PSG star refuses to wear rainbow-themed jersey report

The player's stance led him to miss a match at the weekend, according to the French mediaParis Saint-Germain midfielder Idrissa ...

Greek Leader Set for Talks With Biden Over Turkey, Energy

Athens - Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis flies to Washington for talks with President Joe Biden on Monday, their first ...

Egypt's Journalists Up Against Comprehensive Repression Machine

Washington - Egyptian authorities in recent weeks have released several journalists, including Mohamed Salah and Abdo Fayed among others. Salah ...

Europe looks to Israel for natural gas media

The continent is searching for an alternative to Russian energy supplies, Turkish newspaper reportsDeliveries of Israeli natural gas via Turkey ...

Spokesperson: Iran's Foreign Minister to Visit UAE on Monday

dubai, united arab emirates - Iran's top diplomat is expected to visit the United Arab Emirates on Monday, the Iranian ...

Convicted Killer Turned Tech Whiz Confronts His Sordid Past

When he was 20 years old, Harel Hershtik planned and executed a murder, a crime that a quarter of a ...

First Commercial Flight in Years Takes off From Yemen's Sanaa

SANA'A, Yemen - The first commercial flight in six years took off from Yemen's rebel-held capital on Monday, officials said, ...

Sandstorm Closes Schools, Offices and Halts Flights in Iraq

A heavy sandstorm in Iraq, the latest of what Iraqis say is an unprecedented number to hit the country in ...

Nepal gets second international airport

Kathmandu [Nepal], May 16 (ANI): Nepal on Monday inaugurated the Gautam Buddha International Airport (GBIA), the second international airport of ...

Young Chinese making dreams come true on Belt and Road

© Provided by Xinhua by Xinhua writer Zhao YangBEIJING, May 16 (Xinhua) -- Holding fast to their dreams and rising ...

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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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