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    Saudi Arabia issued 12 Lakh visas

    Govt. of Saudi Arabia is implementing the policy of providing jobs to Saudi naitonals in private sector. Ministry of labour and social welfare issued 12 lakh visas to foreingers during 2018-19. According…

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    Iran fails to launch satellite into space

    Tehran: Iran has failed to put an indigenous satellite Zafar into Earth’s orbit, state IRINN TV reported. Satellite fails to reach Earth’s orbit The homemade satellite carrier Simorgh could not reach the desired…

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    Iran urges US forces to leave Iraq, Syria

    Tehran: A top advisor to Iran’s supreme leader said the US forces should leave Iraq and Syria, Tehran Times daily reported on Sunday. The era of US presence in Iraq and Syria…

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    Iran’s defence power no threat to any country: Khamenei

    Tehran: Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Saturday said Iran’s increasing defence power is not a threat to any other country, the media reported. The strengthening of Iran’s defence power is aimed…

  • 116 illegal immigrants deported from Libya to Niger

    Tripoli: The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said that 116 illegal immigrants were voluntarily deported from Libya to Niger. A total of “116 Nigerien migrants arrived yesterday in Niamey by charter flight…

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    Kashmir issue: Saudi rejects Pak’s plea at OIC

    New Delhi: In yet another setback to Islamabad, Saudi Arabia has once again declined Pakistan’s request for an urgent meeting of the council of foreign ministers on Kashmir at the Organization of…

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    Saudi to punish residents who flout China travel ban

    RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has banned all travel by its citizens or resident foreigners to virus-hit China and introduced penalities for any breach, state media announced Thursday. “Trips to China by citizens or (foreign)…

  • Afghans hold anti-Pak protest in Kabul, say leave Kashmir alone

    Kabul: Afghans on Wednesday protested outside the Pakistan Embassy in Kabul against Islamabad’s continued interference in Afghan affairs and also in Jammu and Kashmir. The protesters, carrying placards like ‘down with Pakistan’…

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    14 hurt as car rams onto pedestrians in Jerusalem

    Jerusalem: At least 14 people were injured, including one in critical condition, on Thursday after a car rammed onto pedestrians in the Israeli city of Jerusalem, police said. The incident occurred at…

  • Qatar Airways

    Qatar Airways bids to acquire RwandaAir stake

    Doha: Qatar Airways is negotiating to acquire 49 percent of RwandaAir, the national carrier of the central African nation, to cater for growing demand in Africa, its chief said Wednesday. “It is…

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    Plane skids off runway, breaks into three

    Istanbul: A plane carrying 177 people skidded off the runway at an Istanbul airport and split into three after landing in rough weather on Wednesday. Officials said no-one had lost their lives in the accident, but…

  • Iraqi protesters face off against cleric’s followers

    Diwaniyah: Anti-government demonstrators faced off against followers of influential cleric Moqtada Sadr in protest squares across Iraq Tuesday, a day after one demonstrator was killed in a clash between the two sides.…

  • H5N8 Bird flu outbreak reported in Saudi Arabia

    Riyadh — The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has reported an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N8 bird flu that has infected a poultry farm confirmed the Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture in…

  • Erdogan, Putin discuss Syrian forces’ attack in Idlib

    Istanbul: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke to his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on the phone, a day after a Syrian attack on the Turkish soldiers in Idlib. On Tuesday, Erdogan told…

  • Bird Flu in Saudi Arabia

    Saudi Arabia: Outbreak of highly pathogenic bird flu virus reported

    Riyadh: Outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N8 bird flu virus killed 22700 birds in Sudair, Central Riyadh. Dr. Abdullah Abal Khail, Spokesman of the Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture informed that emergency…

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    Natural gas field discovered between Abu Dhabi and Dubai

    Abu Dhabi: A natural gas field containing 80 trillion standard cubic feet of gas has been discovered between Abu Dhabi and Dubai, claimed the United Arab Emirates on Monday. Authorities believe that…

  • UAE: Man dies hours after wife’s death

    Ras Al Khaimah: A man died hours after the death of his wife. The couple was the resident of the Wadi Ghalilah area, Ras Al Khaimah. The man, aged 107 years, breathed…

  • Erdogan says won’t allow Syria to gain ground in Idlib

    Istanbul: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey will not allow Syrian forces to gain ground in the last opposition stronghold of Idlib, in comments published Tuesday, a day after eight Turks died…

  • Taliban slam US for stalling in talks

    Kabul: The Taliban lashed out at Washington on social media Tuesday, accusing the US of holding up negotiations over a potential withdrawal deal that would see the Americans end their 18-year war…

  • Burj Khalifa lights red in solidarity with China

    Dubai: Burj Khalifa the iconic structure of United Arab Emirates (UAE) was lit up red on Sunday evening in solidarity with China and its people over the coronavirus outbreak. Burj Khalifa was…

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    OIC rejects Trump’s Middle East plan

    Makkah: The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has rejected US President Donald Trump’s Middle East peace plan. The 57-member body held a meeting on Monday on the request by the Palestinian leadership…

  • Saudi bars Iran from attending OIC meeting on Trump peace plan

    Tehran: Saudi Arabia barred Iran from attending a meeting of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) where US President Donald Trump’s peace plan for the Israeli-Palestinian settlement will be discussed. In a statement,…

  • Iran

    Iran vows to continue nuclear program despite US pressures

    Tehran: The spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) said that Iran will advance its nuclear program with greater determination despite US pressures, according to Tehran Times daily. “The Americans…

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    Turkish military convoy enters Syria: Report

    Ankara: Months after its military offensive in Syria which was criticised by the international community, a large Turkish military convoy entered Syrian territory, reported Al Arabiya. The outlet citing a Syrian war…

  • Journalists wounded while covering Syrian Army operations

    Cairo: Several journalists were wounded during the Syrian government’s military operation against the Jabhat al-Nusra group in the al-Qarasi region in the vicinity of Aleppo. Syria’s government and Russian forces have intensified…

  • Iranians must have ‘right to choose’ at polls: Rouhani

    Tehran: Iranians must have the “right to choose” between different political movements, President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday, as controversy grows over the disqualification of thousands of candidates in upcoming polls. Speaking at…

  • UAE confirms 5th coronavirus case

    Dubai: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has confirmed its fifth case of the novel coronavirus in a man from the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicentre of the deadly outbreak. The fifth…

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    Iraq gets new PM as protests enter 5th month

    Baghdad: Iraqi President Barham Saleh named Mohammed Tawfiq Allawi as the new Prime Minister with the task of addressing the massive popular dissatisfaction behind the four months of anti-government protests that have…

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    Erdogan threatens ‘military force’ against Syria

    Ankara: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan hit out Friday at the Damascus regime’s “cruelty”, warning Turkey was prepared to use “military force” again in Syria. “We will not allow the regime’s cruelty towards…

  • Mahmoud Abbas

    Will cut ties with Israel, US over peace deal: Palestinian prez

    Cairo: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said here on Saturday that his authority informed the Israeli and U.S. sides that it will “cut all relations” with them over the recently released US peace plan.…

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