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Abdulrahman Al-Rashed
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on : Saturday, 13 Feb, 2016

Opinion: Moscow and the Scarecrow of World War III

The Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev was quoted as saying that ground intervention in Syria could result in a third world war at the Munich conference. Despite the seriousness of this statement, no one paid any attention to him because what he said seemed unrealistic and a figment of the imagination of the Iranian media, which has been repeated constantly by Moscow. The world war hypothesis is unrealistic and is just media exaggerations that strategists do not take seriously. If such a ...

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on : Saturday, 13 Feb, 2016

Oil Prices Surge on Renewed Talk of OPEC Cut

Global oil prices surged as much as 12 percent on Friday after rumors of a possible production-cut deal that would include Saudi Arabia, other OPEC nations and Russia. The average oil price had plunged well below $30 a barrel recently, but is now around $31. Despite the strong daily gain, oil prices were poised to end the week down as much as 5 percent. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries was ready to cooperate on an output cut, the Wall Street Journal cited the Unit...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Saturday, 13 Feb, 2016

Saudi National Campaign to Distribute 20270 School Bags to Syrian Refugees

Amman- Saudi National Campaign to Support Syrian Brothers has distributed 20,720 school bags and tens of thousands of stationery to Syrian students in Al-Zaatari camp in Jordan...

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Caroline Akoum
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on : Saturday, 13 Feb, 2016

World Powers Agreed on Cessation of Hostilities at Munich Talks

Munich, Beirut- After talks in Munich, Germany, the major world powers in the Syrian war have agreed on Friday to bring about “cessation of hostilities”, which will allow h...

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on : Saturday, 13 Feb, 2016

Brazilian Troops Join Battle against Zika

In a step to intensify its fight against the mosquito transmitting the Zika virus, Brazil's government launched a nationwide campaign on Saturday, with President Dilma Rousseff...

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Hamza Mustafa
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on : Saturday, 13 Feb, 2016

Iraq Regains Half of Land Controlled by ISIS, Says Al- Abadi

Baghdad, Munich- Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi vowed on Friday that in the coming year Iraqi security forces will defeat ISIS in his country. Addressing audience at t...

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on : Saturday, 13 Feb, 2016

Palestinian Woman Shot Dead after Stabbing Israeli Soldier

Israeli security forces shot dead on Saturday a knife-wielding Palestinian woman who tried to stab an Israeli soldier on guard near a sensitive West Bank holy site sacred to ...

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Amir Taheri
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on : Saturday, 13 Feb, 2016

Iranian Elections: the Chinese Model Vs. the North Korean Model

Even those who organize the exercise admit that what they offer is not elections in the normal sense of the term, a view echoed by almost all who participate as candidates. Th...

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on : Saturday, 13 Feb, 2016

“Wall of love” Heals Neighborhood Scarred by Paris Attacks

By: Martina Bellisario and Donato Paolo Mancini In an effort to heal their neighborhood, residents of the ‘10th Arrondissement’ invited street and graffiti artists to pa...

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Sa'ed Al-Abyadh
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on : Saturday, 13 Feb, 2016

Houthis Kill Saleh’s Officers and War Prisoners

Jeddah- Informed military sources revealed that Houthi rebels were in a state of tension with pro-government forces approaching the outskirts of Sanaa. The sources added that i...

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