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Pouille arrives late but starts fast in Dubai tennis

Second seed Lucas Pouille had no trouble with the transition to outdoor hardcourt as he beat qualifier Ernests Gulbis 6-4, 6-4 on Tuesday at...

Turkish paedophile given ‘record 572-year sentence’

A Turkish court jailed a paedophile a record 572 years for abusing 18 children at the school where he worked, reports said Tuesday, as...

Jordan underwater survey finds parts of Islamic-era port

Officials say Jordan's first underwater archaeological survey has detected the outlines of a stone barrier, believed to be part of the centuries-old Red Sea...

Saudi Arabia reshuffles military, promotes woman at labour ministry

Saudi Arabia has replaced some of its top military officers in a shake-up that elevates a younger generation, brings a woman into a...

Afghan skipper Stanikzai to miss start of World Cup qualifiers

Afghanistan suffered a blow ahead of their 2019 World Cup qualifying campaign Monday when captain Asghar Stanikzai was ruled out of the start of...

Dubai police: Bollywood’s Sridevi drowned in hotel bathtub

Indian actress Sridevi drowned in her hotel bathtub after losing consciousness, the Dubai police said in a statement Monday, though two police officials said...

Malaysia elephant sanctuary trumpets effort to cut human-animal conflict

A herd of elephants tramp through jungle before lumbering into a river under the watchful gaze of their keepers, training at a Malaysian sanctuary...

Saudis get a taste of opera, jazz

Opera made its debut in Riyadh at the weekend with a classic Arabian love story, as bands from Beirut to New Orleans performed at...

Saudi Arabia to host first Arab Fashion Week

Saudi Arabia is set to host in March its first ever Arab Fashion Week, the Arab Fashion Council announced Monday, overturning decades of draconian...

German Turks plan to sue far-right AfD for “camel driver” slur

Germany's Turkish community plans to bring criminal charges against a senior member of the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) for calling Turks "camel drivers"...

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