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01/24/2017 at 15:53. Facebook
Saudi Arabia shuts down six explosives factories in 28 months [ Ara.tv Link ]

Saudi Arabia shuts down six explosives factories in 28 months

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01/24/2017 at 15:30. Facebook
Some 7,000 athletes and their families from 170 countries will participate in the Special Olympics World Games from March 14-21, 2019 in the capital of the United Arab Emirates, organizers said on Tuesday.

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UAE gets set to host 2019 Special Olympics World Games

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01/24/2017 at 15:03. Facebook
Here are the nominees in key categories for the 89th Academy Awards, to be handed out on February 26 in Hollywood: [ Ara.tv Link ]

“La La Land” ties record for most Oscar nods at 14

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01/24/2017 at 14:30. Facebook
A sentencing hearing began Tuesday for an Israeli soldier convicted of manslaughter for shooting dead a prone Palestinian assailant, in a case that has deeply divided the country.

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Sentencing hearing for Israel soldier convicted of manslaughter

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01/24/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said on Tuesday that the solution to Syria’s conflict should be based on Security Council resolutions and the Geneva conventions.

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Jubeir: Optimistic after contact with Trump cabinet

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01/24/2017 at 13:49. Facebook
#SaudiArabia releases new information on captured #ISIS extremists [ Ara.tv Link ]

Saudi Arabia captures 14 extremists

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01/24/2017 at 13:30. Facebook
The internationally recognized government of Yemen says it objects to the UN envoy to Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed’s meetings in Sanaa with the Houthi militia and their allies.

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Yemen govt objects UN envoy Sanaa meetings

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01/24/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
OPINION: 'Bab el-#Mandab is complementary to the #SuezCanal, the international maritime corridor, of great importance to #Egypt, especially in these circumstances'.
Columnist Mshari al-Thaydi writes: [ Ara.tv Link ]

Bab al-Mandab, Egypt and the storm

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01/24/2017 at 12:30. Facebook
A #Dubai-based #Indian businessman has pledged to spend $1 million (Dirhams 3.8 million) during the year 2017 to help free those who are behind bars due to non-payment of debt.
Here's what he says: [ Ara.tv Link ]

Indian businessman spending $1 mln to help those jailed for debt

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01/24/2017 at 12:00. Facebook
How Trump nearly didn't make it into office on time.... In Paris that is: [ Ara.tv Link ]

Close shave in Paris for Trump dummy

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01/24/2017 at 11:30. Facebook
The guarantors of the #Astana talks – #Turkey, #Iran, and #Russia are seemingly making efforts to show the effectiveness of “#Troika” format over Syrian talks.
Analyst @fuadshahbazov writes: [ Ara.tv Link ]

Will the ‘Troika format’ of Astana talks bring peace to Syria?

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01/24/2017 at 11:00. Facebook
China is a major trading partner of Sudan. However some commercial exchanges with the Asian giant have often become a matter of controversy. Last year, Sudanese customs authorities seized 200 kilos of dried scorpions on their way to China.

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From donkeys to dried scorpions, the tale of Chinese imports from Africa

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01/24/2017 at 10:30. Facebook
Velvet is thought to have originated in the Middle East well before the time of Ibn Battuta, where it quickly spread to Europe.

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Velvet renaissance: how to wear this season's hottest trend

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01/24/2017 at 09:44. Facebook
Saudi Arabia is on high alert after a variant of a virus named Shamoon, that previously breached the kingdom’s cyber security in 2012, has returned. [ Ara.tv Link ]

What is the Shamoon virus that has returned to hack Saudi networks?

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01/24/2017 at 09:30. Facebook
OPINION: 'Eradicating #poverty is a multi-faceted approach that also requires a definition of what constitutes, other, non-financial poverty benchmarks'. Columnist Dr. Mohamed Ramady writes: [ Ara.tv Link ]

Poverty amid plenty in the Gulf

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01/24/2017 at 09:07. Facebook
OPINION: 'A quick evaluation of an administration that will rule the greatest, strongest and richest country is not wise now, not until actions become manifest and not until we can tell the white thread from the black thread in the White House'.
Al Arabiya GM @TurkiAldakhil writes: [ Ara.tv Link ]

The black thread in the White House

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01/24/2017 at 09:00. Facebook
OPINION: '#Trump’s problem – apart from the fact that he is impulsive – is that he likes confrontation and thinks it is his weapon in disciplining journalists. However, this will exhaust him and will cost him a lot'. Columnist @aalrashed writes: [ Ara.tv Link ]

Trump’s number one enemy

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01/24/2017 at 08:49. Facebook
UAE authorities are investigating a center for the disabled after it hosted and publicized a visit by Kim Kardashian West. [ Ara.tv Link ]

Dubai investigates disabled center over Kim Kardashian visit

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01/24/2017 at 08:30. Facebook
OPINION: 'The new American President can eradicate #terrorism, and its advocates, by using the same strategy that is used against drug mafia. The #US administration can easily identify and enlist advocates of terrorism'.
Columnist @alshaikhmhmd writes: [ Ara.tv Link ]

Trump’s anti-Islamist storm is coming

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01/24/2017 at 07:50. Facebook
An alert from the telecoms authority advised all parties to be vigilant for attacks from the Shamoon 2 variant of the virus that in 2012 crippled tens thousands of computers at oil giant Saudi Aramco. [ Ara.tv Link ]

Saudi Arabia warns of cyber attacks as virus resurfaces

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