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Kuwait emir accepts govt resignation – state news agency
Middle East

Kuwait emir accepts govt resignation – state news agency

DUBAI, Nov 14 (Reuters) – Kuwait’s Emir Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmed al-Sabah accepted on Sunday the resignation of the government, state…
Myanmar court sentences US journalist to 11 years in jail
World

Myanmar court sentences US journalist to 11 years in jail

BANGKOK (AP) — A court in military-ruled Myanmar on Friday sentenced detained U.S. journalist Danny Fenster to 11 years in…
Emirates gets more aid from Dubai as first half losses narrow
Business

Emirates gets more aid from Dubai as first half losses narrow

DUBAI, Nov 10 (Reuters) – Emirates got a further 2.5 billion dirhams ($ 681 million) in state support in the…
Report: 6 Palestinian rights activists hacked by NSO spyware
Middle East

Report: 6 Palestinian rights activists hacked by NSO spyware

JERUSALEM (AP) — Security researchers disclosed Monday that spyware from the notorious Israeli hacker-for-hire company NSO Group was detected on…
Johnson’s COVID-19 gambit steers Britain into uncharted winter waters
World

Johnson’s COVID-19 gambit steers Britain into uncharted winter waters

LONDON, Nov 4 (Reuters) – Inside the British hospital that saved Prime Minister Boris Johnson from COVID-19, intensive care nurse…
Former culture minister supports removing religion from Egyptian national IDs
Egypt

Former culture minister supports removing religion from Egyptian national IDs

Former Culture Minister Gaber Asfour expressed his support for removing the religion field on Egypt’s national ID cards. Asfour stated…
Morocco’s king names Aziz Akhannouch as new PM
Middle East

Morocco’s king names Aziz Akhannouch as new PM

Morocco’s King Mohammed VI on Friday appointed Aziz Akhannouch as the country’s new prime minister. A statement from the royal…
Lebanese leaders agree on government to address crisis
Middle East

Lebanese leaders agree on government to address crisis

BEIRUT, Sept 10 (Reuters) – Lebanese leaders agreed a new government on Friday after a year of political feuding over…
Moroccan elections will be about math, not change
Middle East

Moroccan elections will be about math, not change

The Moroccan elections take place next Wednesday and will be the first time that newly formulated electoral rules apply, including…
Taliban co-founder Baradar to lead new Afghanistan govt – sources
Middle East

Taliban co-founder Baradar to lead new Afghanistan govt – sources

Sept 3 (Reuters) – Taliban co-founder Mullah Baradar will lead a new Afghan government set to be announced shortly, sources…
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