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KAC BRINGING KUWAITIS BACK FROM LEBANON

US, France voice Lebanon support – Aoun asks Riyadh to explain Hariri’s absence BEIRUT, Nov 11, (Agencies): The United States and France have expressed their support for Lebanon’s sovereignty and stability amid heightening tensions between Beirut and Saudi Arabia. A political crisis has gripped Lebanon and shattered the relative peace …

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Financial links to held-Saudis sought

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 11, (Agencies): The Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) has asked banks and local financial institutions to disclose their businesses with Saudi princes and businessmen who were arrested by Saudi authorities a few days ago for involvement in corruption, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily pointed out, the Saudi …

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Iranian markings on Yemen missile

DUBAI, UAE, Nov 11, (AP): Iran manufactured the ballistic missile fired by Yemen’s Shiite rebels toward the Saudi capital and remnants of it bore “Iranian markings”, the top US Air Force official in the Mideast said Friday, backing the kingdom’s earlier allegations. The comments by Lt Gen Jeffrey L. Harrigian, …

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Tensions over Muslim street prayers

CLICHY, France, Nov 11, (AFP): Around 100 local French lawmakers attempted to block Muslims praying in a street north of Paris on Friday and called on the government to ban what they see as an unacceptable use of public space. The lawmakers, led by the head of the regional government …

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Kuwait, Saudi ask its citizens to quit Lebanon

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 9, (Agencies): Kuwaiti citizens currently in Lebanon are urged to leave the country immediately, a foreign ministry statement said Thursday. The statement attributed the step to circumstances experienced by Lebanon at the moment, as well as a precautionary measure against any negative impact that might take place. …

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Iraq hits Kurdish banking

BAGHDAD, Nov 9, (RTRS): Iraq’s central bank has ordered private banks to close their branches in the Kurdistan region within a week to avoid a ban on dollar sales, Iraqi banking sources said on Thursday. The central bank’s deadline expires on Nov 14 and all banks must report back with …

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