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Al Jubeir: Don’t know where Khashoggi’s body is

Washington- Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Adel Al Jubeir said Sunday the kingdom did not know where the body of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi was, despite admitting to the killing and calling it a “tremendous mistake”. The comments from Foreign Minister Adel Al Jubeir were some of the most direct yet …

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Adnoc completes Nasr field facilities

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) on Sunday said that it successfully and safely completed the installation of all Nasr supercomplex facilities. “This megastructure is one of the largest supercomplexes in the world, with Nasr field contributing to Adnoc’s end of 2018 oil production capacity target of 3.5 million barrels …

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UAE Cabinet approves policy for elderly

The UAE Cabinet on Sunday approved a National Policy on Elderly, with the aim of paying greater attention to elderly Emiratis and benefit from retirees’ experience in the marketplace. According to the national policy, special health insurance will be provided for the elderly, new centers will be set up to …

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Saudi crown prince is ‘gonna have to be replaced’ amid ‘insulting’ explanation for Khashoggi’s death, Rand Paul says

The Saudi government’s overnight announcement that Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi died in a fistfight at its consulate in Turkey was “insulting,” and provided another reason Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman is “gonna have to be replaced,” Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., told “Fox News Sunday.” Authorities in Saudi Arabia said 18 suspects were in …

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Saudi official provides a new version of Khashoggi death

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by Marwa Rashad – RIYADH (Reuters) – As Saudi Arabia faced intensifying international scepticism over its story about the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a senior government official laid out a new version of the death inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul that in key respects contradicts previous explanations. The …

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How companies circumvent government-backed Wage Protection System to cheat workers

The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (previously known as Ministry of Labour) is fully committed to ensuring that employer-employee relations and labour rights are maintained for the private sector. However, there are still many companies that are short-changing workers by hoodwinking the government-backed Wages Protection System (WPS), a Gulf …

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Several hurt in chopper crash on US carrier in Pacific

A US Navy helicopter crashed on board a US aircraft carrier patrolling the Pacific on Friday, causing several injuries, the military said in a statement. “All injured personnel are in stable condition under evaluation by Ronald Reagan medical staff. While some personnel will be medically evacuated ashore, none of the …

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China lacks currency transparency: US

Beijing is not a currency manipulator but China’s exchange rate practices and the yuan’s recent decline are of “particular concern,” US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday. In putting Beijing and five other US trading partners on notice, the Treasury again refrained from escalating a fight over China’s currency as …

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Israeli jets pound Gaza after rocket fire

Israeli jets struck targets in the Gaza Strip early on Wednesday after a rocket fired by Palestinians struck a house in the southern occupied city of Beersheba, the Israeli military said. Residents in the Gaza Strip said jets had targeted eight locations. The military said another rocket had been launched …

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