LOCAL NEWS

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Saudi Arabia announced Thursday their willingness to commit ground troops to the fight against Islamic State in Syria. Rumors suggest Turkey will follow suit....

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AFP By Rana Moussaoui with Fulya Ozerkan in Oncupinar Beirut (AFP) - Thousands of Syrians braved the freezing cold at Turkey's border after fleeing a...

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By The Associated Press Saudi Arabia's state-owned oil giant expects oil prices will climb toward the end the year, saying the current price of around...

GCC NEWS

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Saudi Arabia announced Thursday their willingness to commit ground troops to the fight against Islamic State in Syria. Rumors suggest Turkey will follow suit....

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Reuters By Bozorgmehr Sharafedin  DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran's powerful election vetting body, the Guardian Council, decided on Saturday to allow hundreds more candidates to take...

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AFP  14 hours ago Tehran (AFP) - Iran has arrested around 100 people over the attack on Saudi Arabia's embassy that led to Riyadh cutting...

OPINION

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by James Spencer Far from being a “Decisive Storm,” the intervention into Yemen by the Saudi-led coalition is foundering. The coalition swiftly cleared the coastal...

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If the current — and future — U.S. administration wants to battle the Islamic State, save Syria, and keep ties with Israel, it’s got...

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by Rami G. Khouri “We all lose by responding to ruthless terror with mindless policy — policies that turn people against each another, alienate already...

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by Emile Nakhleh No, war is not imminent between Saudi Arabia and Iran. Saudi Arabia’s ad hoc warlike posturing against Iran and continued war in...

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Anthony H. Cordesman Much of the news reporting and analysis of the Middle East seems to lurch from one crisis to another on the basis...

SPORTS - HEALTH - LATEST TECHNOLOGY

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New York (AFP) - US crude prices fell below $30 a barrel for the first time in 12 years on Tuesday as OPEC member...

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AFP Chinese stocks plunged Monday, leading an Asian meltdown on the first day of 2016 trading, as more weak factory data fanned fears about a...

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AFP Riyadh (AFP) - Saudi shares fell sharply at the start of trading Tuesday a day after the oil-rich kingdom announced a record $98 billion...

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Zimbabwe said Monday that China plans to cancel $40 million in debts as the southern African country seeks to expand use of the yuan...

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Tom Simonite Google says it has proof that a controversial machine it bought in 2013 really can use quantum physics to work through a type...

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CAIRO — Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman on Tuesday ordered the Kingdom to help meet Egypt’s petroleum needs for the next...