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Dubai penalizes businesses flouting coronavirus safety protocols

JERUSALEM: In ordinary times Yom Kippur brings much of Israel to a standstill, as businesses close and roads empty for the holiest day in the…

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Houthis violated children’s rights almost 66,000 times in 4 years

Author:  Mon, 2020-09-28 10:17 DUBAI: The Houthi militia committed almost 66,000 crimes against children since the conflict broke out in Yemen, a rights group has…

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Ankara meddling in South Caucasian conflict sparks wide criticism

Mon, 2020-09-28 03:23 JEDDAH: Amid the rising escalation of conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia, Ankara has offered its full diplomatic support to Baku. This is…

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Iranian chess referee seeking asylum reveals second reason she can’t go home

Ankara meddling in S. Caucasian conflict sparks wide criticism JEDDAH: Amid the rising escalation of conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia, Ankara has offered its full…

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Czech Republic to resume flights to Egypt

Author:  Zaynab Khojji ID:  1601236332201460300 Sun, 2020-09-27 23:12 CAIRO: The Czech Republic will resume tourist flights to Egypt from Oct. 1. Jan Fulik, the Czech…

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Lebanese patriarch warns of crisis without a government after Adib steps down

BEIRUT: Lebanon’s top Christian cleric said on Sunday the nation faced “multiple dangers” that would be hard to weather without a government, speaking a day…

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Jordan COVID-19 cases at highest daily count since pandemic began

Author:  Sun, 2020-09-27 09:12 DUBAI: Jordan reported its highest single-day coronavirus count since the pandemic began with 850 new cases on Saturday, up from 620…

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Morocco faces down COVID-19 spread with tough rules

RABAT: With air and sea borders closed for months and eight cities barring people from entering or leaving, Morocco has been pulling out the stops…

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Iranian asylum seeker stuck in limbo on divided Cyprus

NICOSIA: Dissident Iranian singer Omid Tootian has for days been sleeping in a tent in the buffer zone of the world’s last divided capital, after…

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Lebanese security forces kill two members of armed group, sources say

Author:  Reuters ID:  1601143346501931900 Sat, 2020-09-26 18:00 BEIRUT: The Lebanese security forces killed at least two militants during a heavy exchange of fire on Saturday…

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