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Makkah water project to be operational next year

The first phase of the SR170 million strategic water storage project in Makkah will be completed by the end of the second quarter of...

Accosted for her hijab, woman now teaches Muslim empowerment

When she was 16, Rana Abdelhamid was accosted on the streets of New York by a man who tried to pull off the head...

Muslim pilgrims arrive at King Abdulaziz International Airport

Bangladeshi, Muslim among other tens of thousands from around the world, pilgrims arrive at King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, for the...

244 Russians killed in Egypt plane crash, bodies to return home

A Russian cargo plane on Monday brought the first bodies of Russian victims killed in a plane crash in Egypt home to St. Petersburg,...

Air France to run Paris-Tehran route in April

Air France said Tuesday it is to resume flights from its Paris hub to Tehran, a route suspended in 2008 after Iran was hit...

Saudi King Salman to talk with Erdogan on Syria, Libya, Egypt

It is expected that Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz will meet Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Prime Minister Ahmed Davutoglu at the presidential palace in...

Arab women at the top of European governments

Over the past few years, women of Arab origins have been appointed to important positions in European political life. In this report, we will...

Live blog: The Military Balance 2016

The Military Balance is an annual assessment held by the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) that covers military capabilities and defence economics of 171...

Somali Cabinet has agreed on model for elections in 2016

The U.N. envoy for Somalia said the Cabinet agreed Thursday on a model for elections later this year, calling the long-awaited decision "an important...

Iran lures Afghans to fight in Syria

Iran's Revolutionary Guards has recruited thousands of Afghans, some by coercion, to fight in Syria's war alongside forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad, Human...

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