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Rejecting Trump veto, Republican-led Senate backs defence bill

Rejecting Trump veto, Republican-led Senate backs defence bill

President Donald Trump suffered a stinging rebuke in the US Senate on Friday when fellow Republicans joined Democrats to override a presidential veto for the first time in his tenure ...

Trump signs first veto to secure funding for border wall

Trump signs first veto to secure funding for border wall

Donald Trump signed the first veto of his presidency Friday, overriding congressional opposition to secure emergency funds to build more walls on the US-Mexico border.

Russia again vetoes bid to renew Syria gas attacks probe

Russia again vetoes bid to renew Syria gas attacks probe

Russia cast a second veto in as many days at the United Nations Security Council on Friday to block the renewal of a probe to identify the perpetrators of chemical weapons attacks in Syria.

US Senate votes to override Obama's 9/11 bill veto

US Senate votes to override Obama's 9/11 bill veto

The US Senate voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to override Barack Obama's veto of a bill allowing 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia, the first such rebuke of his eight-year presidency.

Kerry in Nigeria amid report of Boko deaths

Kerry in Nigeria amid report of Boko deaths

Nigeria’s air force said it had killed a number of senior Boko Haram fighters and possibly their overall leader, and US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived for talks on tackling the militants.

10 die in rain-related incidents in Pakistan

10 die in rain-related incidents in Pakistan

At least 10 persons died and six others were injured in separate rain-related incidents in Pakistan’s Karachi city, which was also hit by massive power outages due to the downpour.

Who will blink first?

Who will blink first?

A year ago when the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) decided to continue pumping oil at its current levels, ...

Mobily set to slash dividends after its accounting scandal

Mobily set to slash dividends after its accounting scandal

An accounting scandal at Saudi Arabia’s Mobily is set to constrain dividend payouts from the former stock market darling for the next few years...

Sony forecasts highest earnings in 20 years

Sony forecasts highest earnings in 20 years

Sony Corp forecast its highest earnings in 20 years as Chief Executive Officer Kazuo Hirai uses games, image sensors and entertainment to revive the electronics maker.

International co-operation!

International co-operation!

Kuwait’s Prime Minister Jaber Mubarak Hamad al-Sabah and China’s President Xi Jinping attend the sixth ministerial meeting of the China-Arab States .

Cinema and crime keep Cannes Fest on thrilling edge

Cinema and crime keep Cannes Fest on thrilling edge

One of the most interesting aspects of the Cannes Film Festival is the way cinema plays out .

Arab region witnessing major developments, says minister

Arab region witnessing major developments, says minister

Successive developments and fast-moving events have made the Arab region the focus of attention of the international community by virtue of ...