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Iran’s World Cup team gets tepid welcome home, amid protests
Iran’s national soccer team received a subdued welcome home after their World Cup defeat against the United States, a match played against the backdrop of ongoing anti-governmen...
Kuwait questions UN over ‘allowing Israeli occupations’ criminal violations’
The international community’s inability to address the Palestinian cause and to hold Israel accountable is the biggest failure in UN history, a Kuwaiti diplomat said on Thursday.
Pentagon chief warns Turkiye against new military operation in Syria
US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on Wednesday told his Turkish counterpart of his “strong opposition” to a new Turkish military operation in Syria and voiced concern over the e...
Egypt, Greece carry out joint air exercise MENA-II
The Egyptian and Greek air forces carried out the joint air exercise MENA-II with the participation of multirole combat aircraft.
Tunisia’s spicy harissa gets UNESCO heritage status
UNESCO has added Tunisia’s spicy national condiment harissa to its list of intangible cultural heritage, saying it was part of the North African country’s identity.
Lebanese parliament fails for 8th time to elect new president
Lebanese Caretaker Prime Minister Najib Mikati has urged the international community to cooperate to help end the Syrian refugee crisis as parliament failed for the eighth time ...
Iran probes killing of man celebrating World Cup loss
Iran said on Thursday it had opened an investigation into the death of a man who was shot while celebrating Iran’s World Cup defeat to arch enemy the United States.
UAE’s lunar mission postponed for second time
The UAE’s lunar mission has been postponed for the second time on Thursday, SpaceX said.
Turkiye calls for US understanding ahead of possible Syria operation
Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar called on the United States on Thursday to show understanding over a possible new Turkish military operation in Syria, after Washington voic...
18 years of jail and fines of SR 500,000 for 3 money laundering convicts
A Saudi court sentenced two Saudis and an Arab national to 18 years in prison and fines amounting to SR500,000 after their conviction in money laundering, the Public Prosecution...
Switzerland's economy ministry said it froze $8 billion of Russian assets out of $50 billion stored in Swiss deposits
The Swiss economy ministry announced on Thursday that it had frozen $7.94 billion (7.5 billion Swiss francs) worth of Russian assets as of November 25, 2022. This is apart from ...
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