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Yemen President Sacks PM over Economic Crisis

Yemen President Sacks PM over Economic Crisis

Saudi Arabia

Yemeni President Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi sacked on Monday Prime Minister Ahmed Obeid bin Daghr over the country’s economic crisis, reported the Saba news agency. A statement issued by the presidency said that the dismissal was prompted by the “negligen
Asharq Al-Awsat English, 3 days ago

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Turki Aldakhil - US Sanctions on Riyadh Would Mean Washington Is Stabbing Itself

Turki Aldakhil - US Sanctions on Riyadh Would Mean Washington Is Stabbing Itself

Saudi Arabia

I read the Saudi statement in response to the American proposals regarding sanctions on Saudi Arabia. The information circulating within decision-making circles within the kingdom have gone beyond the rosy language used in the statement and discuss m
Asharq Al-Awsat English, 4 days ago

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Iraqi President Calls for Govt. that Ensures Fair Representation

Iraqi President Calls for Govt. that Ensures Fair Representation

Saudi Arabia

Iraqi President Barham Salih called on Saturday for the formation of a government that ensures proper political representation. He urged on newly-appointed Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi to form a cabinet that serves the country and its people, away
Asharq Al-Awsat English, 5 days ago

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World Bank Official in Aden to Discuss Yemen Reconstruction

World Bank Official in Aden to Discuss Yemen Reconstruction

Saudi Arabia

Yemen's Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Mohammed Al-Saadi discussed in Aden on Friday reconstruction efforts with World Bank Executive Director Mirza Hassan, reported the Yemen News Agency. The two officials tackled the Banks’ reco
Asharq Al-Awsat English, 6 days ago

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Abdulrahman Al-Rashed - How the Media Killed Khashoggi

Abdulrahman Al-Rashed - How the Media Killed Khashoggi

Saudi Arabia

The region is rippled with confrontations; some on the military level and others that represent an extension of the ongoing conflict that erupted around seven years ago in the wake of the so-called Arab Spring. Volcanoes that have erupted in the regi
Asharq Al-Awsat English, 7 days ago

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Marie Antoinette Jewels Go on Display in Dubai

Marie Antoinette Jewels Go on Display in Dubai

Saudi Arabia

Jewelry that once belonged to France's ill-fated Queen Marie Antoinette has gone on display in Dubai ahead of a planned auction in Geneva in November. Held in private collections for more than 200 years, the French queen's jewels on view include a 49
Asharq Al-Awsat English, 8 days ago

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IMF Predicts Saudi Economy to Continue to Grow in 2018-19

IMF Predicts Saudi Economy to Continue to Grow in 2018-19

Saudi Arabia

The Saudi economy is expected to continue to grow during the 2018-19 fiscal year following a shrink of 0.9 percent in 2017, said the International Monetary Fund (IMF). It said that the growth is a result of the Kingdom’s establishment of a capital ma
Asharq Al-Awsat English, 9 days ago

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Saudi Aramco, Total Launch Engineering Studies to Build Petrochemical Complex in Jubail

Saudi Aramco, Total Launch Engineering Studies to Build Petrochemical Complex in Jubail

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Aramco and Total signed on Monday the joint development agreement for the front-end engineering and design (FEED) of a giant petrochemical complex in Jubail, on Saudi Arabia’s eastern coast. The agreement was signed between President and Chief
Asharq Al-Awsat English, 9 days ago

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Exclusive: UfM Chief Says Organization Faces Pressing, Complex Challenges

Exclusive: UfM Chief Says Organization Faces Pressing, Complex Challenges

Saudi Arabia

Almost a decade has passed since establishing the 43-member Union for the Mediterranean (UfM). Despite this long period, there are still those who question its value, while others believe it is indispensable for the Mediterranean region. The 43 membe
Asharq Al-Awsat English, 11 days ago

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Israel Reduces Fishing Zone in Gaza

Israel Reduces Fishing Zone in Gaza

Saudi Arabia

Israel's Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Saturday ordered a reduction of the fishing zone along the Gaza Strip's coastline, in retaliation for clashes along the border fence with the Palestinian enclave. The fishing zone will be reduced to six
Asharq Al-Awsat English, 12 days ago

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