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Saudi soldier killed in Qatif

DUBAI, May 16, (Agencies): A Saudi soldier was killed and five others were wounded fighting suspected militants in the Kingdom’s Qatif province, the interior ministry said on Tuesday, days after a child and a Pakistani builder were killed in the same town of al-Awamiya. The town, in an oil-producing province …

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Berlin looks at Kuwait, Cyprus for new base

German MPs’ visit blocked BERLIN, May 15, (AFP): Berlin on Monday slammed Ankara’s refusal to allow German lawmakers to visit a NATO base near Syria and warned it could move its troops elsewhere. The German foreign ministry described as “absolutely unacceptable” Turkey’s latest ban on a visit to the Incirlik …

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‘World’s tallest tower’s work in progress’

Project represents Saudi’s 2030 Vision: Prince Alwaleed RIYADH, May 15: HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, Chairman of Kingdom Holding Company (KHC) and Chairman of the Board of Jeddah Economic Company (JEC) visited the project site that will include the highest tower in the world on Thursday, May …

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UK’s May promises more workers’ rights – PM targets Labour voters

LONDON, May 15, (RTRS): Prime Minister Theresa May will promise on Monday to extend British workers’ rights in the workplace and the boardroom, part of a push to win over traditional working class supporters of the opposition Labour Party in next month’s election. May, appointed prime minister after Britain voted …

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Macron picks PM from right

New French president seeks close ties with Germany PARIS, May 15, (RTRS): Newly-inaugurated French President Emmanuel Macron appointed a conservative prime minister on Monday in a move to broaden his political appeal and weaken his opponents before legislative elections in June. Edouard Philippe, 46, a lawmaker and mayor of port …

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‘Missile can carry heavy nuke’ – Tests any time, any place: Pyongyang

SEOUL, South Korea, May 15, (Agencies): North Korea on Monday boasted of a successful weekend launch of a new type of “medium long-range” ballistic rocket that can carry a heavy nuclear warhead. Outsiders also saw a significant technological jump, with the test-fire apparently flying higher and for a longer time …

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SAUDI TELECOM DENIES ‘WANNACRY’ HIT SYSTEMS – Manhunt on for ransomware hackers

LONDON, May 14, (Agencies): International investigators hunted Saturday for those behind an unprecedented cyberattack that affected systems in dozens of countries, including at banks, hospitals and government agencies, as security experts sought to contain the fallout. The assault, which began Friday and was being described as the biggest-ever cyber ransom …

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Kuwaiti doctors treating refugees in Jordan

Al-Rahma International, an affiliate of Kuwait’s Social Reforms Society, has sent in a team of medical volunteers of various specialties to treat Syrian refugees in the Kingdom. Walid Al-Suwailem, the head of the charity’s bureaus in Syria and Turkey and chief of the team, told KUNA on Sunday that the …

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Ex-Prez Khatami endorses Rouhani – Missing reformists real heroes at rally

TEHRAN, May 14, (Agencies): Iran’s reformist ex-president Mohammad Khatami on Sunday endorsed President Hassan Rouhani in a video message, calling on voters to give him another term in this week’s election. “Mr Rouhani’s government has been a successful one, despite all the limitations, problems and the great expectations,” he said …

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N. Korea fires ‘ballistic missile’ – US, S. Korea, Japan condemn launch

SEOUL, South Korea, May 14, (Agencies): North Korea on Sunday test-launched a ballistic missile that fl ew for half an hour and reached an unusually high altitude before landing in the Sea of Japan, the South Korean, Japanese and US militaries said. The launch, which Tokyo said could be of …

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