Europe Hit by Widespread Strikes
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Europe Hit by Widespread Strikes

Strikes took place across Europe Wednesday in protest against government austerity measures. Unions say over…

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Millennium Goals met ahead of 2015 deadline: Cabinet
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Millennium Goals met ahead of 2015 deadline: Cabinet

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia has achieved most Millennium Development Goals adopted by the United Nations much…

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Afghan, NATO Forces Launch Anti-Taliban Air-and-Ground Push in Kandahar
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Afghan, NATO Forces Launch Anti-Taliban Air-and-Ground Push in Kandahar

Afghan and NATO forces are staging a new push to drive Taliban militants out of…

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Netanyahu urges settler restraint as moratorium ends
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Netanyahu urges settler restraint as moratorium ends

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged Israeli settlers to act with restraint after a limited construction…

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King Abdullah: A man of vision and action
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King Abdullah: A man of vision and action

ON Sept. 23, 2009 when Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah inaugurated a…

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Much to appreciate this National Day
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Much to appreciate this National Day

Saudi Arabia celebrates National Day this year with a new 21st century approach based on…

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UN experts: Israel flotilla raid broke international law
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UN experts: Israel flotilla raid broke international law

GENEVA: A report by three UN-appointed human rights experts Wednesday said that Israeli forces violated…

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Illegal foreigners get six-month amnesty
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Illegal foreigners get six-month amnesty

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia announced Tuesday a six-month amnesty for the hundreds of illegal foreigners overstaying…

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Arabs seek debate on Israel’s nuclear arsenal at tense IAEA summit
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Arabs seek debate on Israel’s nuclear arsenal at tense IAEA summit

Iran and Syria have long been high-profile cases for the UN’s atomic watchdog, the International…

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Thousands flee Yemen fighting
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Thousands flee Yemen fighting

Up to 12,000 civilians have fled their homes in the southern Yemeni province of Shabwa…

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Missing Iraqi antiquities located in PM Maliki’s office
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Missing Iraqi antiquities located in PM Maliki’s office

More than 600 antiquities have been returned to the Iraqi National Museum after they were…

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King Abdullah meets US security official
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King Abdullah meets US security official

JEDDAH: Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah held talks with John O. Brennan,…

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US to expand ambit of Mideast talks
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US to expand ambit of Mideast talks

AMMAN: US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Thursday the United States planned to…

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Sun, sea and grit: Israeli and West Bank women risk jail for day at the beach
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Sun, sea and grit: Israeli and West Bank women risk jail for day at the beach

The day starts early, at a petrol station alongside a roaring Jerusalem road. The mood…

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Women cashiers ‘Centrepoint’ of jobs
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Women cashiers ‘Centrepoint’ of jobs

JEDDAH: The phenomenon of employing women cashiers in supermarkets is catching on with Centrepoint shopping…

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