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Germany opens probe into Algerian detained for Paris-attack comments

Germany's federal public prosecutor is investigating whether an Algerian man detained at a refugee reception centre last week had foreknowledge of the Paris attacks...

A Saudi-led alliance has deployed 10,000 troops to Yemen

YEMEN-SECURITY/ Military vehicles carrying Gulf Arab soldiers arrive at Yemen's northern province of Marib September 8, 2015. A Saudi-led alliance has deployed 10,000 troops to...

Egyptian president in Greece for energy and security talks

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi is in Athens for a two-day visit that will focus on energy and shipping, as financially troubled Greece seeks economic...

FIFA presidency candidate, Sheikh Salman, attacks 'nasty lies' as candidates wait

FIFA presidential candidate Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim al Khalifa has denied claims he was involved in the torture of footballers as the world-governing body...

Roadside bombs kills 6 soldiers in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula

Egyptian security and hospital officials say a roadside bomb has struck a military armored vehicle in the restive northern part of the Sinai Peninsula,...

Egypt in second day of 'election without voters'

As the first round of Egypt's parliamentary elections came to a close on Monday night, turnout appeared weak for the second consecutive day, highlighting...

Hunting houbara: The royal kidnap which casts spotlight on the Gulf's 'sport of kings'

Every year the houbara bustard, a rare desert bird whose meat is prized by Arab sheikhs as an aphrodisiac, migrates from Central Asia to...

Truck bomb blast kills dozens in northeast Syria city

A large truck bomb blast claimed by Islamic State (ISIS) killed nearly 50 people and wounded scores more in the northeastern Syrian city of...

Foundation for African pilgrims to open 5,000 jobs during Haj

The Foundation of Pilgrim Guides for Non-Arab African Countries plans to create 5,000 seasonal jobs during this year’s Haj, said Minister of Haj Bandar...

Oil rises, but oversupply hobbles gains

Global oil prices rebounded Wednesday but buying sentiment remains sluggish owing to supply glut woes and a strong dollar. At about 1245 GMT, U.S. benchmark...

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