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Trump Adviser: US Middle East Peace Plan to Be Revealed after Ramadan

Trump Adviser: US Middle East Peace Plan to Be Revealed after Ramadan

Saudi Arabia

The United States’ much-anticipated plan for Middle East peace will be unveiled after the holy fasting month of Ramadan, revealed White House senior adviser Jared Kushner, according to a source familiar with his remarks. Kushner urged a group of amba
Asharq Al-Awsat English, 3 days ago

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Turkey Ruling Party Submits Request to Rerun Istanbul Elections

Turkey Ruling Party Submits Request to Rerun Istanbul Elections

Saudi Arabia

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s ruling party submitted on Tuesday a formal request to annul and rerun municipal elections in Istanbul. The AK Party cited irregularities in the vote, prompting the main opposition to accuse it of damaging demo
Asharq Al-Awsat English, 4 days ago

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Syria Imposes New Fuel Rations as Sanctions Bite

Syria Imposes New Fuel Rations as Sanctions Bite

Saudi Arabia

Damascus on Monday imposed new limits on subsidized petrol for cars and motorbikes in regime-held areas of Syria, in the latest bid to curb a fuel crisis it blames on Western sanctions. Owners of private cars would now be allowed just 20 liters (abou
Asharq Al-Awsat English, 5 days ago

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Iraqi Forces Kill ISIS Commander, 4 Militants

Iraqi Forces Kill ISIS Commander, 4 Militants

Saudi Arabia

Security forces killed an ISIS commander and four fighters in the Hamrin Mountains area of northeast Iraq on Sunday, the military said. Iraqi and US-led coalition warplanes have been carrying out air strikes in the area, targeting militant hideouts,
Asharq Al-Awsat English, 6 days ago

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Algeria's Magistrates to Boycott Presidential Election

Algeria's Magistrates to Boycott Presidential Election

Saudi Arabia

Algeria's magistrates, who play a key role overseeing the country's elections, said Saturday they would boycott a July 4 presidential election in support of the protest movement. Protestors have held vast rallies calling for allies of ousted presiden
Asharq Al-Awsat English, 7 days ago

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More than 5 Million Arrive in Saudi Arabia to Perform Umrah

More than 5 Million Arrive in Saudi Arabia to Perform Umrah

Saudi Arabia

More than 5,273,075 people have arrived in Saudi Arabia to perform the Umrah rituals, reported the Saudi Press Agency Friday. Umrah weekly-monitoring indicator put the number of visas issued so far at more than 5,730,842. This initiative is one of th
Asharq Al-Awsat English, 8 days ago

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Egyptian Security Forces Kill 11 Militants in Sinai

Egyptian Security Forces Kill 11 Militants in Sinai

Saudi Arabia

Egyptian police forces have killed 11 militants in the northern Sinai Peninsula, after several attacks in the last two days have left eight policemen and three civilians dead in the restive area. An Interior Ministry statement Thursday said security
Asharq Al-Awsat English, 9 days ago

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Speculation on Coup Attempt against Sudan’s Bashir

Speculation on Coup Attempt against Sudan’s Bashir

Saudi Arabia

The Sudanese army will make an "important statement soon," state television and radio announced Thursday, sparking speculation that a coup attempt could be underway against President Omar al-Bashir, who has led the country for 30 years. "The Sudanes
Asharq Al-Awsat English, 9 days ago

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Algeria Appoints Bensalah as Interim President Prompting More Protests

Algeria Appoints Bensalah as Interim President Prompting More Protests

Saudi Arabia

The Algerian parliament appointed Tuesday upper house chairman Abdelkader Bensalah as interim president amid an opposition boycott. Out of a total of 604 MPS, only 470 lawmakers attended the meeting. Bensalah will serve as president for the next 90 d
Asharq Al-Awsat English, 11 days ago

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Saudi Arabia Thwarts Terror Attack in al-Qatif

Saudi Arabia Thwarts Terror Attack in al-Qatif

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia announced on Monday that it thwarted a terrorist attack, plotted by four fugitives in the eastern al-Qatif region. A spokesman for the state security presidency said that security forces carried out a preemptive operation against the fug
Asharq Al-Awsat English, 12 days ago

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