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Juan Gonzalez and Amy Goodman speak with Professor Ervand Abrahamian, author of Iran Between Two Revolutions, about the newly declassified State Department documents which show oil contracts played a key role in the U.S.-backed 1953 coup in Iran that led to the overthrow of the democratically elected Prime Minister Mohammad Mosaddegh. (Democracy Now!)  New Revelations of the [&…
08.23 / 15:36
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Saudi Arabia aims to sell about 5% of Saudi Aramco in an initial public offering next year, and stock exchanges from the UK to Japan are vying for what may be the world’s richest I…
08.23 / 15:32
worldoil.com
The first direct refrigerated container service between Qatar and Turkey has been launched by a company linked to the Qatari government. Marine transport and logistics conglomerate Qatar Navigation (Milaha) said in a statement that it had arranged voyages on a route between Qatar’s Hamad Port and the Turkish port of Izmir. © Copyright Andolu Ajansi read mo…
08.23 / 14:57
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Saudi Arabia is under no pressure to ditch the currency peg to the dollar thanks to its currency reserves.  That is according to a report by Indosuez Wealth Management, the global wealth management arm of France’s Credit Agricole Group. The report looked at the current account balances for the Gulf region in the wake of the 2014-2015 oil price collapse. Copyright: Arab News © 2017 All ri…
08.23 / 14:57
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Language Undefined Former president's supporters and Houthis to march through Sanaa, as war of words threatens to boil over between ostensible…
08.23 / 13:57
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Language Undefined Eleven people were beheaded in the attack on troops loyal to Khalifa Haftar, which was blamed on the Islamic State…
08.23 / 13:57
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Language Undefined Ancient Christian relic from Justinian period discovered near Dasmacus Gate in Old…
08.23 / 13:57
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The latest clash with Islamist groups brings the death toll from nearly a week of fighting to…
08.23 / 13:57
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The strike was reportedly one of a number in and around Sanaa. Houthi rebels blamed the Saudi-led coalition backing the internationally recognized government of exiled leader Abed Rabbo Mansour…
08.23 / 13:57
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The cost of healthcare services will not escalate when the UAE implements value added tax, or VAT, from January 2018, albeit the premium on medical insurance is likely to go up by five per cent, tax experts and healthcare providers said. Copyright © 2017 Khaleej Times. All Rights Reserved. read …
08.23 / 13:57
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The Saudi Ministry of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources will hold a Saudi-Chinese Investment Forum titled 'Belt and Road Initiative and Vision 2030, a Joint Vision for Cooperation and Prosperity' in Jeddah on Thursday. All Rights Reversed for Saudi Press Agency read…
08.23 / 13:57
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Saudi Arabia’s Council of Ministers has given approval for discussions with China for the formation of a joint investment fund. The fund was one of several means of cooperation with China given the go ahead by the council of the world’s largest oil exporter during a cabinet session held on Tuesday, according to Saudi Press Agency. Approval was also granted for discussions on a draft judicial cooperation agreement and a memorandum of understanding on "cooperation in the field of inf…
08.23 / 13:57
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At least 35 people were killed in air strikes that hit a small hotel near a Houthi-run checkpoint north of the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Wednesday, local media and medics have…
08.23 / 13:46
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Language Undefined Rights groups have welcomed the new law but say it has a long way to go in establishing full rights for…
08.23 / 12:58
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A visit to the Palestinian side reveals a world few know – and provides plenty of room for o…
08.23 / 12:57
haaretz.com
The Saudi-led coalition has been waging an extensive air campaign against the Houthis and forces loyal to ousted Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh since March…
08.23 / 12:57
haaretz.com
U.S. ambassador to the UN says she is asking international atomic agency questions, not pushing it to do…
08.23 / 12:57
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Bahraini singer Hala Turk is looking spectacular on the cover of Woman. Turk shared the cover of the new Bahraini issue of the international magazine through her Instagram account, captioning it with a heart emoji. The 15 year-old appeared with a jacket thrown casually over the shoulder of her striped shirt, the exclusive feature promising insight into her life in the spotlight. © 2000 - 2017 …
08.23 / 12:57
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From increased strength to flexibility to heart health, benefits of yoga and meditation are countless. However, we still have much to learn about how exactly these practices affect mind-body health. A new research article investigates the effects of yoga and meditation on brain derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF), the activity on the hypothalamic pituitary adrenal (HPA) effects and inflammatory markers. …
08.23 / 12:57
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Saudi Arabia is giving free Hajj visas to 1,000 Egyptian journalists and their families in an attempt to lobby media coverage on the handing of two Red Sea islands to the kingdom, a source at the Saudi embassy in Cairo told The New Arab. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi ratified the bill to hand over Tiran and Sanafir islands to Saudi Arabia late July. Prior to the ratification of the transfer, Egyptian activists and journalists took to the streets to protest the move…
08.23 / 12:57
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