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November 8, 2017 10:20 PM Egypt's Sisi against idea of strikes on Iran, Hezbollah

Sharm el-Sheikh - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on Wednesday he was against the idea of military strikes against Iran or the Tehran-backed Lebanese group Hezbollah as there was enough turmoil already in the Middle East. He was asked what he thought of the prospect of such strikes in a question and answer session with journalists - two days after 549

November 7, 2017 7:55 AM Lebanon's Hariri leaves Saudi Arabia for UAE trip

BEIRUT - Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri, who sparked a political crisis on Saturday by declaring his surprise resignation in Riyadh, has traveled to the UAE, Saudi-owned media said on Tuesday. His resignation has thrust Lebanon back onto the front line of the Middle East's most biting rivalry, pitting a mostly Sunni bloc led by Saudi Arabia 421

November 6, 2017 10:05 AM Saudi king receives ex-Lebanon PM Hariri in Riyadh

RIYADH - Saudi King Salman received former Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri in Riyadh on Monday following his resignation, Saudi media reported. Hariri announced his resignation on Saturday from Riyadh, saying he believed there was an assassination plot against him and accusing Iran, Saudi Arabia's arch-rival, and its Lebanese ally Hezbollah of sowing 412

November 1, 2017 12:17 PM Investigators scour Manhattan attack suspect's background and note left in truck

Investigators worked through the night to determine what led a truck driver to plow down people on a riverfront bike path near the World Trade Center, brandishing air guns and yelling "God is great" in Arabic as his deadly route of terror ended with a crash, authorities said. Eight people were killed and 11 seriously injured in a Halloween afternoon 164

November 1, 2017 10:50 AM Russia's Putin arrives in Iran to discuss Syria, nuclear deal: Iranian TV

TEHRAN - Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Iran on Wednesday to meet with top leaders as tension between Tehran and Washington mounts over a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and six major powers. State TV reported that Putin would discuss issues with Iranian officials including regional crises such as the Syrian conflict, the nuclear deal and economic 155

November 1, 2017 8:50 AM Saudi-led air strike kills 21 people in Yemen: Reuters witness

DUBAI - An air strike by a Saudi-led military coalition killed 21 people at a market in Yemen's northern Saadah province on Wednesday, according to a Reuters witness at the scene. The attack which struck the Sahar district of the vast territory, on the border with Saudi Arabia, reduced the site to a heap of twisted sheet metal. Medics gathered corpses 140

October 30, 2017 5:22 PM Spanish stock market rallies on Catalan relief

LONDON: The Madrid stock market soared on Monday (Oct 30) on investor relief over an apparent easing in Spain's Catalan independence crisis, dealers said. Other European, and also Asian, equity markets meanwhile diverged in hesitant trade before this week's key Japanese and US central bank announcements. Wall Street was lower as stocks pulled back from recent 129

October 30, 2017 9:47 AM Saudi Arabia will allow women to attend sporting events in stadiums

About a month after Saudi Arabia granted women the right to drive, the kingdom has announced another historic move: Starting next year, women will be allowed to attend sporting events in stadiums for the first time. Saudi Arabia’s General Sports Authority made the announcement on Sunday, tweeting that preparations will begin to “accommodate families 138

October 29, 2017 9:07 PM Saudis to open sports stadiums to women in reform push

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia will allow women into sports stadiums for the first time from next year, authorities said on Sunday (Oct 29), in a landmark move opening up three previously male-only venues to families. The ultra-conservative kingdom, which has some of the world's tightest restrictions on women, has long barred women from sports arenas by strict 122

October 26, 2017 5:26 PM Saudi Arabia's Floating City Brings on a Sinking Feeling

Prince Mohammad bin Salman of Saudi Arabia displays an Elon Musk-like affinity for ludicrous challenges and grandiose promises. With his latest announcement, though, he's edging into Peter Thiel territory: floating cities. The prince wasn't talking about seasteading on Thursday. Instead, he said that NEOM, the futuristic megalopolis he plans to build 119