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Visiting UN official urges #KSA to use #Vision2030 to #empower women, especially from poorer segments of society. https://goo.gl/SHr2IW
RIYADH: Philip Alston, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights, said Thursday that the Saudi government should launch an educational campaign to convince the people of the importance of women driving in the Kingdom.Alston was addressing the media at the UN House in Riyadh at the end of his visit to the Kingdom.
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Some #oil producers ‘have exceeded their commitments’ on output cut deal – #Saudi minister
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DAVOS, Switzerland: Saudi Arabia aims to become a “major exporter” of renewable energy, its energy minister has revealed. Khalid Al-Falih said there are plans to allow for the export of cleanly produced electricity to Europe.“If the region gets connected to Europe for example, then solar (power) that is produced in Saudi Arabia can be exported all the way to Europe through a network,” he told Arab News on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum...
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After presiding over Syria’s destruction, #Assad accused of letting #Iran help itself to #Syrian economy
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DUBAI/BEIRUT: Iran’s government and entities close to the elite Revolutionary Guards have signed major economic contracts with Syria, reaping what appear to be lucrative rewards for helping President Bashar Assad regain control of parts of his country from rebels.An opposition group condemned the telecommunications and mining deals signed with Iran, Damascus’s main regional ally, as “looting” of the Syrian people and the country’s wealth by the “...
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SOFIA: Former air force commander Rumen Radev was sworn in as Bulgaria’s new president on Thursday and said he would dissolve the parliament in a week’s time following the collapse of the center-right government.Radev, a political newcomer who ran as an independent with the backing of the opposition Socialists, takes up his largely ceremonial post on Sunday after pledging to maintain Bulgaria’s position as a member of the European Union and NATO ...
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Software giant #Oracle sued for #discrimination in pay against non-whites and women
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SAN FRANCISCO, United States: The US Labor Department on Wednesday sued business software giant Oracle alleging “systemic” discrimination in pay against female, African American and Asian employees.The administrative lawsuit also challenges Oracle’s practice of “favoring Asian workers in its recruiting and hiring practices” for key technical jobs, saying it discriminates against non-Asian applicants.
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#Saudi #Aramco and Japanese firm extend #Okinawa crude storage deal
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TOKYO: Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corp. (JOGMEC) has signed a contract with Saudi Aramco to extend a crude oil storage deal on the island of Okinawa by three years.Under the agreement, Saudi Aramco can store up to 1 million kiloliters (6.3 million barrels) of crude oil on the island southwest of mainland Japan for the next three years, JOGMEC said in a statement.The volumes are unchanged from the previous three-year deal, which is expirin...
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Family of six #Britons die in road accident after performing #Umrah in #Makkah
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JEDDAH: Six Britons were killed in a minibus crash on their way back to Madinah after performing Umrah in Makkah.Four people from Manchester and two from Glasgow died in the accident on their way from Makkah to Madinah on Wednesday. An infant believed to be younger than two months is reportedly among the victims.Two other children are believed to have been injured.The Scottish couple Mohammad and Talat Aslam, parents of five, were named among the...
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#LindsayLohan tells Turkish TV she was made to look like #Satan in #America for holding the #Qur’an. https://goo.gl/oQWhTi
JEDDAH: Has US actress Lindsay Lohan “embraced Islam”? And was her Saudi boyfriend responsible for her change of faith? These are the questions being asked and discussed on social media as a result of Lohan’s recent interview on Turkish TV.During the interview, she described the backlash she experienced in America when she was pictured holding the Holy Qur’an.
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#Malaysia to offer reward for missing Flight #MH370
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia said on Thursday it would pay a reward to any private company that found the fuselage of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, days after a fruitless, three-year hunt was suspended.Australia, Malaysia and China ended the search for the aircraft on Tuesday, leaving one of the world’s greatest aviation mysteries unanswered.The Boeing 777 jet disappeared in March 2014, en route to Beijing from the Malaysian capital of Kuala ...
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#OIC indirectly condemns #Trump plan to move #Israel embassy
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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: Foreign ministers from the Organization of Islamic Cooperation on Thursday indirectly condemned plans by US President-elect Donald Trump to move the US Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.A statement issued after a meeting in Kuala Lumpur didn’t mention the United States or Trump by name, but said the OIC rejected any actions that could undermine the ability of Palestinians to claim part of Jerusalem in a future s...
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#SABIC still keen on #Exxon venture in US
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RIYADH: Saudi Basic Industries Corp. (SABIC) remains upbeat on a proposed petrochemical venture in the United States with Exxon Mobil and a preliminary investment decision could be made within months, SABIC’s chief executive Yousef Al-Benyan said.Last July SABIC, one of the world’s largest petrochemicals groups, said it was studying whether to build a petrochemical complex on the US Gulf Coast with an Exxon affiliate. The project would supply eth...
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Hong Kong’s ‘Mr Pringles’ announces leadership bid
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HONG KONG: Hong Kong’s former finance chief John Tsang announced Thursday his bid to run for leader, promising to resolve conflict after a tumultuous period which has seen major anti-Beijing protests.The city has become sharply divided under outgoing chief executive Leung Chun-ying, who opponents cast as a puppet of the Chinese government squeezing the semi-autonomous city’s freedoms.
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