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China cuts ’19 GDP growth target at 6-6.5 pct

TOKYO, China has set the 2019 gross domestic product (GDP) growth target at 6-6.5 percent, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said in his government wo…

US consulate, embassy in Jerusalem to merge Mon.

WASHINGTON, The US Consulate General Jerusalem will merge on Monday into US Embassy Jerusalem to form a single diplomatic mission, a step that …

Egyptian authorities release eight Palestinian detainees

GAZA, The Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) said Thursday the Egyptian authorities released eight Palestinian detainees, i…

Sullivan, USAID chief meet with humanitarian organizations on Yemen

WASHINGTON, US Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan and USAID Administrator Mark Green met Thursday with representatives from internati…

Trump hopes conflict between Pakistan, India ends

KUALA LAMPUR, The United States President Donald Trump hoped on Thursday the conflict between India and Pakistan ends after the armed forces c…

Pakistan Air Force fighter aircraft shot down – India

NEW DELHI, Ministry of External Affairs of India (MEA) said on Wednesday that Indian Air Force has shot down a Pakistan Air Force fighter aircra…

GCC lab proficiency conf. kicks off in Muscat

MUSCAT, Omani Minister of Commerce and Industry Dr. Ali bin Masoud bin Ali Al-Sunaidy opened the Fifth GCC Laboratory Proficiency Conference …

Kuwait state audit wants closer ties with Asian inspectors

TOKYO, Kuwait’s State Audit Bureau (SAB) said on Monday it is eager to boost cooperation with its Asian partners after it gained members…

IAEA stresses Iran’s commitment to nuclear obligations

VIENNA, Director-General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Yukiya Amano said on Friday that Iran is committed to its obligati…

EU ministers discuss reform of WTO

BRUSSELS, European Union trade ministers ended a two-day informal meeting in Bucharest on Friday, which focused on World Trade Organization …