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Arab World Palestinians gather near damages after an Israeli strike at a tent camp in Al-Mawasi area, amid Israel-Hamas conflict, in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip July 13, 2024. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Israel Launches New Gaza Strikes after Weekend Attack Kills Scores in Safe Zone

Israel struck the southern and central Gaza Strip on Monday to put more pressure on Hamas, following a weekend strike targeting the group's leadership which…

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Gulf Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump is surrounded by US Secret Service agents as he is helped off the stage at a campaign rally in Butler, Pa., Saturday, July 13, 2024. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Saudi Arabia Condemns Assassination Attempt Targeting Trump

Saudi Arabia condemned on Monday the shooting attack at former US President Donald Trump expressing solidarity with him and his family, the United States and…

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Arab World A man votes at a polling station in a school during a power cut, on the day of the parliamentary elections, in Damascus, Syria July 15, 2024. REUTERS/Yamam al Shaar

No Surprises Expected as Syrians Vote for Their Next Parliament

Syrians were voting for members of a new parliament in an election Monday that was expected to hold few surprises but could pave the way for a constitutional…

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World Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai

Malala Calls for Pakistan to Stop Deporting Afghans

Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai called for Pakistan to stop deporting undocumented Afghans, saying she was especially concerned about the “dark future”…

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After Attempt on His Life, Trump Sees Moment for Unity

World Republican presidential candidate and former US President Donald Trump arrives at Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport a day after he survived an assassination attempt at a rally in Butler, Pennsylvania, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, US, July 14, 2024 in this screengrab obtained from a social media video. Dan Scavino Jr. via X/via REUTERS

After Attempt on His Life, Trump Sees Moment for Unity

A grateful Donald Trump was in Milwaukee on Monday to make final preparations for the Republican presidential nomination later this week after narrowly…

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Arab World  Sudanese fleeing violence in West Darfur (Reuters)

Sudanese Army Warplanes Drop Barrel Bombs on West Darfur

Sudanese army's warplanes on Sunday dropped barrel bombs on sites in the cities of Nyala and El Daein in the Darfur region, west of the country, killing and…

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Business A general view of the Shuaiba oil refinery south of Kuwait City on April 16, 2016. (AFP)

Kuwait Announces 'Giant' Oil Discovery

Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) said on Sunday it had made a "giant" oil discovery in the Al-Nokhatha field east of the Kuwaiti island of Failaka, with oil…

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As Gaza War Rages, Palestinian Culture Stifled in Israel

Culture A woman holds a key symbolizing the homes left by Palestinians in 1948, during a rally along the border east of Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip on May 1, 2023 marking the 75th anniversary of the Nakba. (AFP)

As Gaza War Rages, Palestinian Culture Stifled in Israel

Comedian Ayman Nahas said he has kept a "low profile" since October 7, fearing reprisals as an Arab artist in Israel while the country wages war in the Gaza…

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Culture Ithra Center to Select Arab World's Reader of the Year on Saturday

Ithra Center to Select Arab World's Reader of the Year on Saturday

The King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (Ithra) will select the Arab World's Reader of the Year at the closing ceremony of the Iqraa Enrichment Forum on…

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Hartwig Fischer Appointed Founding Director of Museum Specialized in World Cultures in Riyadh

The Saudi Museums Commission announced on Wednesday the appointment of Dr. Hartwig Fischer as the founding director of a museum focused on world cultures, set…

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Culture Several experts, including a scientific team from King Saud University, as well as the citizens of AlUla, participated in the preparation of the study. (SPA)

RCU Reaches 1st Comprehensive Description of Human Settlement Sites During Neolithic Age in NW Saudi Arabia

The Royal Commission for AlUla (RCU) announced that a team of archaeologists has reached the first comprehensive description of human settlements in the…

Culture Employees of the Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs check the recovered antiquities put on display at the ministry of foreign affairs in Baghdad, Iraq, 08 July 2024. EPA/AHMED JALIL

Iraq Exhibits Ancient Artifacts Returned by US and other Countries

Iraq on Monday exhibited several ancient artifacts that it said had been returned by the United States and other countries, long after they were looted and…

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Thomas Mueller Ends Germany Career Following Euro 2024

Sports FILED - 05 July 2024, Baden-Württemberg, Stuttgart: Germany's Thomas Mueller reacts after the UEFA EURO 2024 quarter-final soccer match between Spain and Germany at the MHPArena. Photo: Tom Weller/dpa

Thomas Mueller Ends Germany Career Following Euro 2024

Germany striker Thomas Mueller said Monday he was retiring from international football after a disappointing Euro 2024 in which the host nation were eliminated…

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Spain Midfielder Rodri Says Winning Euro 2024 is 'the Best Day of My Career'

He only played half the game, but Spain midfielder Rodri called it the best day of his career. Spain looked to have suffered a major blow when Rodri went off…

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Sports Saudi Arabia’s Majid Binsuaiger and Khalid Al-Harbi win the silver medal in table tennis doubles at the ITTF World Masters Championships Rome 2024. SPA

Al-Harbi, Binsuaiger Win Silver in Table Tennis Doubles at World Pioneers Championship Rome 2024

Saudi Arabia’s Majid Binsuaiger and Khalid Al-Harbi achieved a remarkable feat on Sunday by winning the silver medal in table tennis doubles at the ITTF World…

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Sports Diriyah Club Ownership Transferred to Diriyah Company; New Board Formed

Diriyah Club Ownership Transferred to Diriyah Company; New Board Formed

The Diriyah Company announced the completion of the ownership transfer procedures of Al-Diriyah Club from the National Center for Privatization (NCP) to…

Sports  Carlos Alcaraz of Spain reacts after receiving his trophy from Kate, Princess of Wales after defeating Novak Djokovic of Serbia in the men's singles final at the Wimbledon tennis championships in London, Sunday, July 14, 2024. (AP)

No Escape from Alcaraz as Djokovic Suffers Wimbledon Mauling

Perhaps there should be no surprise that a 37-year-old with a suspect right knee would be trampled into the Wimbledon Centre Court dust by a 21-year-old force…


Greece Fears Water Shortages after Warmest Winter Ever

Varieties Tourists visit the archaeological site of Ancient Corinthe holding umbrellas, to protect themselves from the strong sun, Greece, 14 July 2024. EPA/VASSILIS PSOMAS

Greece Fears Water Shortages after Warmest Winter Ever

After Greece's warmest winter and earliest heatwave on record, authorities are sounding the alarm over the risk of dire water shortages in the heat of the…

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Varieties The park said Winston was euthanized Saturday after veterinarians determined his condition was declining.(file photo/The AP)

Winston, Beloved Gorilla at San Diego Zoo Safari Park, Dies at 52 After Suffering Health Problems

Winston, a western lowland gorilla who was a favorite attraction at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, has died at the age of 52 after suffering multiple health…

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Varieties A wedding reception on Sunday wrapped up the monthslong celebrations as the youngest son of Mukesh Ambani, Asia’s richest man, married his longtime girlfriend with a price tag running into the millions. - The AP.

Extravagant Wedding Celebrations for the Son of Asia’s Richest Man Conclude With a Reception

A wedding reception on Sunday wrapped up the monthslong celebrations as the youngest son of Mukesh Ambani, Asia’s richest man, married his longtime girlfriend…

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Varieties  Britain's King Charles III (R) meets British actor Idris Elba and young people during an event for The King's Trust to discuss youth opportunities, at St James's Palace in central London on July 12, 2024. (AFP)

King Charles III to Visit Australia and Samoa as He Recovers from Cancer

King Charles III is preparing to visit Australia and Samoa in October, an itinerary that will span 12 time zones and test the monarch’s stamina as he recovers…

Varieties The Princess of Wales arrived at the All England Club on Sunday and was greeted by a standing ovation from the Center Court crowd as she took her seat in the Royal Box - The AP

Princess Kate Seen at Wimbledon in Rare Public Appearance since Cancer Reveal

The Princess of Wales arrived at the All England Club on Sunday for the Wimbledon men's final, only her second public appearance since announcing she was…

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