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Saudi Arabia appoints Syria ambassador after more than a decade

Saudi Arabia named a new ambassador to Damascus Sunday, state media said, more than a year after the two Arab nations resumed ties following...

Aid trucks from Egypt enter Gaza via Kerem Shalom crossing

CAIRO: Aid trucks from Egypt began entering the Gaza Strip on Sunday through the Israeli-controlled Kerem Shalom crossing, state-linked media Al-Qahera News reported. A total...

Thousands flee as cyclone barrels towards Bangladesh

PATUKHALI, Bangladesh: Tens of thousands of Bangladeshis left their coastal villages Sunday for concrete storm shelters further inland as the low-lying nation prepared for...

Six newborns killed in fire at India baby hospital: police

NEW DELHI: Six newborn babies have died after a fire tore through a children's hospital in the Indian capital, with people charging into the...

Mexico City records highest-ever temperature of 34.7 C

MEXICO CITY: Mexico City recorded its highest-ever temperature on Saturday when thermometers hit 34.7 degrees Celsius (94.46 degrees Fahrenheit) as a deadly heatwave scorches...

Japanese dog of ‘Doge’ meme fame dies

The Japanese dog whose photo inspired a generation of oddball online jokes and the $23 billion Dogecoin cryptocurrency beloved by Elon Musk died on...

Russia says captured another village in east Ukraine

Russia said Saturday its army had captured another village in eastern Ukraine in the latest of a series of small territorial gains for Moscow. The...

Spain demands Israel comply with UN court ruling on Rafah

MADRID: The Spanish government demanded on Saturday that Israel comply with an order by the top UN court to immediately stop its bombardment and...

G7 urges Israel to protect Palestinian banking services

STRESA, Italy: G7 finance ministers were set to urge Israel Saturday not to disrupt "vital financial transactions" in the occupied Palestinian territories, following indications...

Italy to resume funding for UN agency for Palestinian refugees

ROME: Italian Foreign Minister Antonio Tajani on Saturday announced Rome would restore funding for the UN agency for Palestinian refugees as he met with...

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