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Iran urges active role of private sector in countering U.S. “economic war”

TEHRAN (Rahnuma)  The private sector should play an important role in countering the “economic war” launched against Iran by the…

Arab League voices support for ‘legitimate’ Yemen gov’t

CAIRO (Rahnuma) Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul-Gheit on Tuesday pledged to continue defending the legitimate government in Yemen. Aboul-Gheit made the…

Turkey’s Erdogan vows US boycott, but diplomats resume talks

ANKARA (Rahnuma) Turkey’s president appeared to escalate a dispute with the United States that has helped foment a Turkish currency…

King Salman receives Egypt president El-Sisi in Neom

NEOM (Rahnuma) Saudi Arabia’s King Salman received the Egyptian president Abdel Fateh El-Sisi in Neom on Tuesday. Relations between Saudi…

PLO Central Council to meet in absence of main factions

RAMALLAH, Palestine (Rahnuma) The 29th meeting of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO)’s Central Council will convene Wednesday in Ramallah, the Palestinian…

Praise for Saudi Arabia as Pakistani expats celebrate Independence Day

JEDDAH (Rahnuma) Saudi Arabia’s extensive Pakistani community celebrated their country’s independence day on Tuesday with special flag-raising ceremonies in Riyadh and…

Iraqi premier flies to Turkey for talks

BAGHDAD  (Rahnuma) Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi left Baghdad for Turkish capital Ankara on Tuesday for talks on bilateral cooperation between…

Saudi Security Aviation performs operations over Madinah

MADINAH (Rahnuma) The Saudi General Security Aviation Command continued its ongoing security rounds in Madinah by monitoring the security situation…

59 judges to serve in 52 courts during Eid Al-Adha

JEDDAH (Rahnuma) The Saudi justice minister and chairman of the Supreme Judicial Council, Walid Al-Samaani, has commissioned 59 judges to…

Lebanon’s Hariri says government formation may take more time

BEIRUT (Rahnuma) It may take Lebanese parties more time to form a coalition government, prime minister designate Saad Al-Hariri said…
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