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Construction work for Madinah Peace Museum inaugurated

JEDDAH (Rahnuma):  Madinah Gov. Prince Faisal bin Salman on Saturday inaugurated the construction work of a peace museum in the…

Libya’s NOC chief says instability could lead to 95% oil production loss

JEDDAH (Rahnuma):  Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) chief said on Saturday continued instability in Libya could make it lose 95%…

KAUST’s annual iftar connects science hub with the rest of Saudi Arabia

THUWAL (Rahnuma):  King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) held its annual iftar on Thursday. The iftar presented an…

Food for thought as shift workers forego Ramadan iftars with family

CAIRO (Rahnuma):  While millions of Muslims gather at home to share Ramadan iftars, for thousands of shift workers breaking their…

Iraqi Airways flights to Damascus postponed indefinitely

DAMASCUS (Rahnuma):  Syria’s transport ministry says Iraqi Airways flights to Damascus expected for the first time since the war erupted…

Iran changes tactics, destinations on oil exports, maritime official says

(Rahnuma): Iran has adopted new tactics and new destinations in shipping its oil exports following the re-imposition of US sanctions,…

Exxon Mobil evacuates foreign staff out of Iraqi oilfield

(Rahnuma): BASRA, Iraq: Exxon Mobil has evacuated all its foreign staff members out of Iraq’s West Qurna 1 oilfield and…

US warns airliners flying in Arabian Gulf amid Iran tensions

DUBAI,(Rahnuma):  United Arab Emirates: US diplomats warned Saturday that commercial airliners flying over the wider Arabian Gulf faced a risk…

Iran gives death penalty for American woman’s murder

TEHRAN (Rahnuma):  Iran’s state-owned newspaper says the country’s Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence for an Iranian man accused…

Syrian state TV says Hmeimim air base defenses thwart projectiles

CAIRO (Rahnuma):  Syrian air defenses in the Hmeimim air base thwarted projectiles and drones fired by militant groups, Syrian state…
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