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Crackdown, air strikes in Yemen

ADEN/DUBAI, Dec 6, (Agencies): A Saudi-led coalition stepped up air strikes on Yemen’s Houthis on Wednesday as the Iran-allied armed movement tightened its grip on …

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AMIR NURTURES FLAME OF GULF UNITY, ASPIRATIONS

‘GCC CONSTRUCT OF PRINCIPLES KEY TO REGION’S STABILITY’ ‘Pain, challenges … time now to lead’ – Accomplishments too big to abandon KUWAIT CITY, Dec 5, (KUNA): …

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EU places 17 nations on ‘tax avoidance’ blacklist – UAE, Panama and S. Korea included

BRUSSELS, Dec 5, (Agencies): European Union (EU) ministers adopted on Tuesday a blacklist of 17 non-EU tax havens including Panama, South Korea and the United …

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UAE announces new economic and partnership group with Saudi Arabia

KUWAIT CITY: The United Arab Emirates on Tuesday announced it has formed a new economic and partnership group with Saudi Arabia, separate from the Gulf …

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Kuwait warns US on Jerusalem shift

CAIRO, Dec 5, (Agencies): Kuwait’s Permanent Representative to the Arab League Ambassador Ahmad Al-Bakr has warned of grave consequences if the US goes through with …

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Sierra Leone’s huge ‘peace diamond’ fetches $6.5 mn

A huge so-called “peace diamond” sold by the government of Sierra Leone to discourage crime-tainted “blood diamonds” fetched $6.5 million on Monday. The 709-carat stone, …

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‘GCC unity, solidarity intact’ – Ties must endure

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 4, (Agencies): The Gulf Cooperation Council’s (GCC) unity and solidarity is still intact, standing against various kinds of challenges and trials over …

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Yemeni Houthi rebels kill ex-president Saleh – Chaos rules

SANAA, Yemen, Dec 4, (Agencies): Yemeni rebels killed their erstwhile ally Ali Abdullah Saleh, the country’s former president and strongman, as their forces battled for …

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Kuwait, US discuss global, regional situation in meet

FM, defence minister meet Mattis KUWAIT CITY, Dec 4, (KUNA): Kuwait’s First Deputy Premier and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al- Sabah held talks …

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UK, EU fail to reach Brexit deal – Sufficient progress on Irish border issue

BRUSSELS, Dec 4, (AFP): Britain and the EU failed to strike a Brexit divorce deal during talks in Brussels on Monday but said they were …

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