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File photo of US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan, speaking in front of US President Joe Biden.
August 01, 2021

Sullivan conveys to Tunisian president, Biden’s strong support for country's democracy

The UN Development Program has been supporting reconstruction efforts including the installation of solar power panels. — courtesy UNDP Lebanon
August 01, 2021

A year after the Beirut explosions


South Sudanese refugee, Yiech Pur Biel, runs the 800-meters for the Refugee Olympic Team in Rio. (August 2016) — courtesy UNHCR/Benjamin Loyseau
August 01, 2021

Olympic athletes describe the power of sport to change the world

The World Health Organization (WHO) has also previously said that infected, pregnant women face an increased risk of developing severe COVID-19 compared with non-pregnant women of a similar age. — Courtesy file photo
August 01, 2021

Pregnant women urged to get vaccinated as Delta variant spreads

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CMA chairman to review market trends tomorrow

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China nuclear reactor shut down for maintenance because of fuel rod damage

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Sullivan conveys to Tunisian president, Biden’s strong support for country's democracy

Kuwait Airport will allow the return of fully vaccinated expats starting from Aug. 1. — Courtesy file photo
August 01, 2021

Fully vaccinated expats can return to Kuwait as of Sunday

July 31, 2021

National Gallery of Australia to return $2.2m of 'stolen' artworks to India

July 31, 2021

National Geographic lists Dubai's 'Museum of the Future' among world's 14 most beautiful museums

Dozens of panicked tourists and locals were evacuated by boat in Italy and Turkey as forest fires raged in both nations over the weekend.
July 31, 2021

Dramatic evacuations by sea as forest fires rage in Italy and Turkey

Pakistani authorities have imposed a lockdown in the southern Sindh province, including the commercial hub of Karachi and other urban centers, amid an alarming increase in COVID-19 cases.
July 31, 2021

Pakistan locks down Karachi amid increase in COVID-19 cases

The US mission in Russia announced on Friday it is letting go of more than 200 staff after Moscow banned Washington from contracting non-American on its soil.
July 31, 2021

US mission in Russia 'forced' to let go of over 200 staff

With most of its land only a few feet above sea level, Kiribati is seeing growing damage from storms and flooding. — courtesy NICEF/Vlad Sokhin
July 31, 2021

Sink or swim: Can island states survive the climate crisis?

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