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August 17, 2018

 The Reds star forward has committed to a new contract at Anfield and is being backed to remain in English football for the foreseeable future
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The Reds star forward has committed to a new contract at Anfield and is being backed to remain in English football for the foreseeable future
The UAE playmaker joined the Saudi Pro League champions last week in a loan deal from Al-Ain
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Jorge Jesus confirmed Omar Abdulrahman will make his Al-Hilal debut in the Saudi Super Cup final against Al-Ittihad on Saturday.
The sports ministry said up to 5,000 fans will be allowed to attend league games from September. However, the ministry did not provide any further details amid doubts that attendance could be restricted.
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The government’s decision to lift a six-year ban on fans at domestic matches in Egypt from September is a welcome boost for...
In a statement, beIN Sports said research by three international "leading digital security" companies had confirmed Arabsat's involvement.
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Qatari broadcaster beIN Sports on Thursday said that it has "irrefutable evidence" that Saudi pirate channel beoutQ is illegally showing...
Speaker Nabih Berri (Twitter)
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In light of conflicting views over restoring ties with Syria, Speaker Nabih Berri said Lebanon "needs to coordinate efforts" with the neighboring country, noting that he plans to call for a legislative session if a government is not formed soon.
Whale hunting in the Faeroe Islands (Twitter)
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These images show dozens of villagers on a remote Atlantic island hunting down and slaughtering a pod of whales, colouring the water red with blood.
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From the outside it can seem as though travel bloggers are living a dream life with holidays part of the 'job' and free clothes from iconic brands for photo shoots.
Blogger Stephanie Yeboah from London (Instagram)
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A blogger has revealed the constant stream of 'sickening' messages she receives from men on dating apps and sites, who treat her as a fetish because she's a plus-size, black woman.
Postcards demonstrating the hostility towards the Suffragette movement (Twitter)
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The humiliation heaped on women fighting for the vote has been brought to light in a collection of postcards.
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A British woman brawled with men in Spain this morning as she confronted a group of angry protesters - many of them serving police officers.
 Donald Trump (Shutterstock)
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Hundreds of newspapers in the U.S. have launched a coordinated campaign to defend the freedom of press and have rebuked President Donald Trump for criticizing some media organizations as enemies of the American people.
Jerusalem (Shutterstock)
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The Palestinian Authority (PA) has reacted strongly to a recent approval by Israeli authorities to build 20,000 new settler units in the occupied holy city of Jerusalem al-Quds.
Kim Kardashian (Twitter)
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Kim Kardashian channeled sister Kylie Jenner on Thursday night as she stepped out in Miami wearing a neon green wig.
Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs Randall Schriver  (Twitter)
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The United States on Thursday cautioned the Philippines against buying military equipment from Russia, saying it would not be helpful to their decades-long alliance.
Rita Ora (Instagram)
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She is no stranger to sharing a series of sensual snaps on social media platforms.
Labour Party leaderJeremy Corbyn, British PM Theresa May. (AFP/ File)
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A poll conducted by the United Kingdom’s Conservative Party has revealed that around half of the party members think Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn will become the next British prime minister.
Joe Jonas Consoles Sophie Turner On His Birthday in New York City (Twitter)
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Sophie Turner felt the need to explain why she was seen crying in the streets of New York on Thursday (16.08.18).
Perrie Edwards (Twitter)
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Perrie Edwards has revealed she had an operation on her oesophagus this week and then demolished a chocolate bomb.
Kylie Jenner with Travis Scott (Twitter)
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Kylie Jenner and Stormi Webster are set to hit the road with Travis Scott on his forthcoming 'Astroworld: Wish You Were Here Your'.
Kourtney Kardashian is living her best life at a luxury Italian holiday with boyfriend Younes Bendjima (Twitter)
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Kourtney Kardashian doesn't want to talk to her ex-boyfriend Younes Bendjima ever again following their split this month.
Aretha Franklin 08.16.18, aged 76 (Twitter)
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Aretha Franklin's body has been taken from her house in Detroit to a nearby funeral home.
Lenny Kravitz and Aretha Franklin (Twitter)
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Lenny Kravitz has penned a heartfelt tribute to his late friend Aretha Franklin, who he said was like an aunt to him.
Zoella (Instagram)
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Millionaire YouTube star Zoella has described the internet as a 'cure and a curse' in a candid Instagram post addressing her mental health battles.
Dr. Alsarheed worked in collaboration with Namthaja, a local 3-D company run by Saudi engineers to design the robot. (The Saudi Gazette)
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A Saudi researcher has developed a robot that understands local dialect, becoming the first in the world to communicate in Arabic.
Eid timings have been announced for metro, marine transport, public bus and service providers. (Shutterstock)
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Dubai's Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) has announced the timing of transport services during Eid Al-Adha holiday affecting customers' happiness centres, paid parking zones, public buses, Dubai Metro & Tram, marine transit means, and centres of service providers (technical testing).
Paraguay's new president Mario Abdo Benitez at Partido Colorado headquarters. (AFP/ File)
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Former Senator Mario Abdo Benítez was sworn in as president of Paraguay on Wednesday after narrowly winning the presidential election in April.
Gemma Collins and Kim Kardashian (Twitter)
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She's the self-confessed Meme Queen after her iconic stints on TOWIE, I'm A Celeb, Celebrity Big Brother and Celebs Go Dating.
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A heavily drunk woman created a ruckus in mid-air forcing the cabin crew to tie her up after she became 'violent and abusive'.

August 16, 2018

Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director John Brennan. (AFP/ File)
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President Donald Trump on Wednesday revoked the security clearance of John Brennan, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said, calling the former CIA director's credibility into question.
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Palestinian postal workers are struggling to sort through nearly 10 tons of mail previously blocked by Israel and finally delivered as the result of a one-shot deal.
Palestine refugee youth (Twitter)
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At an extraordinary session of the UNRWA Advisory Commission, in Amman on Wednesday, the UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Kr henb hl announced that the school-year for 526,000 Palestinian refugee girls and boys will open on time in the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, Gaza, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria.
Malek Jaziri
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Tunisia's Malek Jaziri (world No. 60) was eliminated by Canadian Milos Raonic (world No. 29) 3-6, 5-7 on Wednesday evening...
Maurizio Sarri is keen to bolster his attacking options in future transfer windows but chose not to sign a forward during his first summer in charge
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Maurizio Sarri is keen to bolster his attacking options in future transfer windows but chose not to sign a forward during his first summer in charge
U.S. Secretary of State Michael Richard Pompeo speaks during press. (Shutterstock/ File)
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met Wednesday with UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura in Washington.
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A woman in Missouri, USA, was rejected for a role of a customer service representative because her name was too 'ghetto'.
Copies of the Boston Globe are seen at a newspaper stand. (AFP/ File)
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More than 200 newspapers, ranging from national outlets to small local weeklies, joined the Boston Globe on Thursday in publishing editorials denouncing President Donald Trump's analogy equating the press as the enemy of the people.
Egypt’s national football team
17:15 GMT
Egypt’s national football team fell 20 places in FIFA’s latest monthly rank, issued on Thursday, due to its performance in this year’s World Cup.
Yemeni army troops advancing further in Saada Province. (AFP/ File)
17:10 GMT
The Yemeni army has captured the Baqem Directorate in the northwestern Saada province from Houthi rebels, a military source said Thursday.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. (AFP/File Photo)
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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has said that he would only accept full reconciliation in accordance with the 2017 agreement.
Iran National Football Team
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According to the latest FIFA ranking, Iran National Football Team (Team Melli) climbed five ranks to become 32nd in the world and took its title back from Australia.
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Saudi forces have neutralized a heavily armed "extremist" in an exchange of gunfire in the city of al-Bukayriyah, the interior ministry said early Thursday.
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A Muslim woman will get 40,000 Swedish krona ($4,366) in damages from a company that discriminated against her faith-based choices during a job interview, a Swedish court ruled late Wednesday.
Pakistan Sports Board logo
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Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) celebrated the Independence Day by conducting different sporting events here at Pakistan Sports Complex.
Grande performed tracks from her upcoming fourth studio album Sweetener  (Source: arianagrande / Instagram )
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Ariana Grande sang a collection of old and new songs alongside Late Late Show host James Corden on Wednesday for a new edition of Carpool Karaoke.
Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin are "enjoying the ride" that comes with their engagement (Source: Liam Goodner / Shutterstock )
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Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin are "enjoying the ride" that comes with their engagement, amid claims they aren't rushing their wedding planning.
The Bahraini Teen superstar has come a long way since her memorable audition at 'Arabs Got Talent'
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Celebrating Hala Al Turk's new releases here are the latest and top pictures from the Arab world's own Selena Gomes'z official Instagram account.
Trump tweeted earlier in February 2018.
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With Trump’s rising rhetoric against journalists and media, almost 300 newspapers and media outlets in the US have published together to promote 'Press Freedom" - but the U.S. President has simply doubled down.
Israeli soldiers attack Palestinian protestors at a checkpoint outside occupied Jerusalem (AFP)
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Israeli forces on Thursday morning arrested five Palestinian residents of East Jerusalem, including the wife of a Palestinian lawmaker.
Kahlil Gibran (Twitter)
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What is it about the work of the famed Lebanese poet, writer and artist Kahlil Gibran that touches the hearts of so many people across the world today, decades on from his death in 1931?
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A Slovakian woman was reportedly arrested after she played the same opera song on repeat for 16 years.
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Unusually high temperatures are likely to persist for the next five years, according to a new climate prediction model.
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Police in Texas said a motorcyclist could face charges for performing a dangerous "Superman" stunt that was caught on camera on the highway.
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Less than two months after hard-fought general elections, national and regional legislators in Pakistan are due to elect a new president on Sept. 4, election officials announced Thursday.
Here are the Top 5 beauties who can sing and may have a promising career ahead
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While some names like Nancy Ajram, Sherine Abdelwahab and Jannat dominate the music industry in the Arab world, fresh new voices and faces are working to break through. Here are the Top 5 beauties who can sing and may have a promising career ahead. Will they shake the thrones of the 'A-Listers?" Who knows....
The billionaire Elon Musk announced via Twitter his plans to take Tesla private with the help of a Saudi Arabian multibillion funding. (AFP/File Photos)
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Elon Musk’s surprising tweet on the possibility of taking giant Tesla Inc. private for a multibillion deal secured funding from Saudi Arabia has been grabbing headlines and social media discussions in the US and Saudi Arabia as well.
Al Tamimi joined Assaf on stage while he was singing the anthem "Alli Al Koofiyeh" (Source: mohammedassaf89 - Instagram)
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'Arab Idol' Mohammed Assaf is currently spending a short vacation in Palestine before getting back to work, as he decided to meet symbol of resistance Ahed Al Tamimi as soon as he got to Palestine to congratulate her for her freedom as part of the "Al Ahd wal Wafaa Li Asrana Al Abtal" festival that was held last Saturday in Ramallah.
World-record cantaloupe (Twitter)
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A North Carolina man's 65.9-pound cantaloupe was confirmed by state agricultural officials as a new world record for the fruit.
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A Massachusetts man was bit by a shark at a Cape Cod beach on Wednesday, local officials said.
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The German government on Wednesday approved a third gender option on official documents, allowing people to register as "divers."
A teller holds Turkish lira banknotes at a currency exchange office in Istanbul. Photograph: Yasin Akgul/AFP/Getty Images
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Turkish President Erdogan and Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov have responded to American sanctions with promises to work outside the dollar, and eventually, to reduce its power. But what does it take for countries to get around the dollar? And can this strategy save Turkey from financial crisis?
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi met on Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. (AFP/ File)
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On Tuesday, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi met on Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud in the new city of Neom, in northern Saudi Arabia, upon the king’s invitation.
Iraqi men demonstrate in the southern oil-rich city of Basra, the heart of recent protests against power shortages, graft and other social ills, on August 10, 2018. (AFP/ File)
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Dozens of Iraqis on Thursday staged a sit-in in the southern, oil-rich city of Basra to protest the reported death of a protester -- and the injury of several others -- at the hands of security forces.
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Issues linked to the normalization of relations with the Syrian regime were seen this week as the main foreign obstacles hindering the formation of the Lebanese government.
Discover a weekend of blissful activities in Dubai (Shutterstock)
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Discover a weekend of blissful activities
US pastor Andrew Craig Brunson's appeal was rejected by the Turkish high court. (AFP/ File)
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A criminal high court in the Aegean province of Izmir on Wednesday rejected American Pastor Andrew Craig Brunson's appeal to end his house arrest and lift a travel ban on him.
Latvia's Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics (R) and his British counterpart Jeremy Hunt give a press conference after their meeting in Riga, Latvia on August 15, 2018. (AFP photo)
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Latvia’s foreign minister says Britain’s chances of leaving the European Union without a Brexit deal have now increased to an even point.
ConsenSys has launched a 12-week Ethereum blockchain developer programme in support of One Million Arab Coders. (Shutterstock)
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ConsenSys has launched a 12-week Ethereum blockchain developer programme in support of One Million Arab Coders, an initiative by the Dubai Future Foundation, designed to equip young Arabs with coding skills and education.
Blockchain technology can be used to build trust in Waqf management and to ensure accountability. (Shutterstock)
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Dr Magda Mohsin, Associate Professor and Dr Aishath Muneeza, Associate Professor International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance (Inceif) write exclusively for Islamic Business & Finance about how crowdfunding and blockchain can aid Islamic finance.
Positivity and optimism are easier than you think. (Shutterstock)
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How can we infuse more positivity into our thoughts? It’s quite simple, actually. Positivity and optimism are easier than you think.
Al-Majid Motors has started a recall campaign on 3,239 Kia Carnivals produced between 2005 to 2014. (Shutterstock)
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Al-Majid Motors Co., distributor of Kia vehicles in the UAE, has announced the recall of more than 3,200 units of its Carnival model due to safety reasons.
She's a billion dollar beauty mogul (Source: kyliejenner / Instagram)
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Kylie Jenner looked nothing short of picture perfect as she donned a blonde wig for a series of Instagram snaps. The 21-year-old reality star sizzled in a white, cutout bodysuit that she paired with sneakers and a butterfly choker.
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A local programme aiming to spread awareness about animal welfare in Jordan has built a number of food stations across Amman to provide food and water to stray animals.
Two Egyptian Films: “Sheikh Jackson”, and “Yomeddine” (Twitter)
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Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) is screening two Egyptian films in its Middle East and Africa category: “Sheikh Jackson”, and “Yomeddine” (Judgement Day).
Online stores in a race to your doorstep as trend catches on. (Shutterstock)
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The UAE is known to bring in disruption through unexpected channels and the latest is the rise in online groceries.
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Newly published research has added more weight to the worst-kept secret in Israel, that the country has an illegal nuclear arsenal and that it conducted a covert nuclear test 39 years ago.
The game has been spreading like wildfire across WhatsApp, where users are contacted by Momo. (File/Photo)
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Young children and teens are particularly vulnerable to a new viral challenge that is sweeping across social media, child welfare professionals in Oman have warned.
The Turkish lira lost about 20 percent of its value against the US dollar. (Shutterstock)
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The Central Bank of Egypt's monetary policy committee is expected to keep interest rates unchanged when it meets on Thursday despite concerns about inflation and the plunge in the lira of Turkey
Longoria gave birth to Santiago in June (Source: mariolopezextra / Instagram )
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Television personality Mario Lopez posted on Instagram a photo of him up close and personal with his friend Eva Longoria's infant son.
A total of 2.875 million Egyptians were unemployed in the second quarter of 2018. (Shutterstock)
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Egypt's unemployment rate dropped to 9.9 percent in the second quarter of 2018 compared to 10.6 percent in the first quarter and 12 percent for the same period in the previous year, state statistics agency CAPMAS announced on Wednesday.
The OPEC’s report also announced Iran’s oil output based on direct communication. (Shutterstock)
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The OPEC’s report also announced Iran’s oil output based on direct communication. It said the country’s oil production in July increased to 3.806 million bpd, a 4,000 bpd rise from 3.802 million bpd in June.
Debt issuance in the GCC would be led by Saudi Arabia's $16 billion. (Shutterstock)
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GCC sovereign debt issuance, which witnessed another strong first half, is on track to exceed $50 billion in 2018, according to Fisch Asset Management.
Forces loyal to Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, who controls much of east Libya (AFP/file photo)
09:41 GMT
A court in Libya has sentenced 45 militiamen to death by firing squad over the killing of demonstrators in the capital, Tripoli, during the 2011 uprising against longtime dictator Muammar Gaddafi, the Justice Ministry says.
Work permits were cancelled after confirming the relevant information with Ministry of Interior. (Shutterstock)
09:37 GMT
Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) has cancelled about 58,164 work permits that were recorded under PAM as expired because the residence permits of those individuals had expired when they stayed outside Kuwait for more than six months.
The film hits theaters September 7 (Source: thenunmovie / Instagram )
09:37 GMT
An ad for the upcoming horror film The Nun has been yanked from YouTube on account of complaints from viewers rattled by a drastic rise in sound with a shocking image.
Jordan charges al-Salt detainees with terrorism. (AFP)
09:35 GMT
Jordan’s general prosecution charged on Wednesday detainees in the city of al-Salt with terrorism following last week’s attack in the town of Fuhais.
Israeli forces arrest a young Palestinian protester near the Huwara checkpoint, south of Nablus, in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. (AFP/ File)
09:30 GMT
Israel detained 15 Palestinians including a journalist in Ramallah, just after a home was demolished during an ongoing assault on the West Bank occupied city.
U.S. National security advisor John Bolton. (AFP/ File Photo)
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Washington's National Security Advisor John Bolton is set to visit Israel for discussions next week, the White House said on Tuesday.
Qatari Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani greets Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the presidential complex in Ankara (AFP Photo/KAYHAN OZER)
09:17 GMT
Qatar's emir has pledged to invest $15 billion in the Turkish economy after arriving in Istanbul to meet with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkish state media reported.
Qatar's growth outlook for 2018 has improved, driven by increasingly broad-based global economic recovery. (Shutterstock)
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Qatar's economy is expected to grow in the range of 2-3 percent in 2018, according to the 41st annual report released by Qatar Central Bank (QCB) recently.
Dua Lipa  working on the follow up to her 2017 debut self-titled LP (Source: dualipa / Instagram )
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Dua Lipa is set to get personal on her second studio album by opening up about those close to her.
Cryptocurrencies are not fiat currency as fiat currencies are part of a centralised system. (Shutterstock)
08:58 GMT
Dr. Arindam Banerjee Associate Professor, Finance, Amity University, Dubai Campus argues that crypto is not suited as a means of exchange in Islamic banking and financial institutions.
Qatar defied US President Donald Trump on Wednesday and promised to plough $15 billion into Turkish financial markets and banks. (Shutterstock)
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Qatar defied US President Donald Trump on Wednesday and promised to plough $15 billion into Turkish financial markets and banks, amid a collapse in the value of the lira and a looming trade war between Turkey and the United States.
Khaled Abol Naga (Twitter)
08:45 GMT
Egyptian actor and UNICEF goodwill ambassador Khaled Abol Naga restated his support for gay rights on Twitter, writing that denying the rights of homosexuals to be recognized by society is exactly the same as racism.
08:43 GMT
In Turkey, stray cats and humans coexist peacefully. Without the cat, Istanbul would lose a part of its soul.
Recent developments in US-Turkey relations risk an alliance that has proven its value over decades. (Shutterstock)
08:42 GMT
Raising tariffs on imports from Turkey “poses serious risks” for the United States, an official at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce said Tuesday.
Baker al-Zidaneen  (Twitter)
08:35 GMT
A Jordanian Judo practitioner has refused to compete against an Israeli at an international tournament in the latest act of boycott against Israeli athletes.
The ministers met in Manama to review a comprehensive fiscal balance programme. (Shutterstock)
08:30 GMT
The Ministers of Finance of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, the State of Kuwait and the Kingdom of Bahrain today met in Manama to review a technical report, which includes a comprehensive fiscal balance programme, prepared by the four countries' joint working team in coordination with the Arab Monetary Fund.
Brothers of Turkey-based rights activist Ghada Naguib (Twitter)
08:27 GMT
Egyptian authorities have arrested two brothers of a Turkey-based rights activist and charged them with joining an outlawed group and spreading fake news.
Ellie Holman (Twitter)
08:19 GMT
In a scandal that captured the world’s imagination – quite literally in the case of some press – the Swedish dentist deported from the UAE for taking photos of an airport immigration officer, now stands accused of offering cosmetic procedures without the correct paperwork from Dubai authorities.
Night-time Turkish TV has a belly dancer wearing a Trump mask (Screenshot/Twitter)
08:13 GMT
Following the bitter spat between Turkey and the U.S. which sparked the lira going into freefall, Erdogan's supporters got creative with their attacks aimed at ridiculing the U.S. and the Trump administration.