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Iran ready for prisoners' exchange with U.S.: spokesman

Iran ready for prisoners' exchange with U.S.: spokesman

Tehran [Iran], September 19: Iran renews readiness for prisoners' exchange with the United States, said Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Nasser...

Rare Byzantine-era mosaic floor discovered in Gaza

Rare Byzantine-era mosaic floor discovered in Gaza

Gaza [Palestine], September 19: A rare Byzantine-era mosaic floor, dating back to the 5th to the 7th century, was discovered...

10 IS militants killed in raids in N. Iraq

10 IS militants killed in raids in N....

Baghdad [Iraq], September 19: Seven Islamic State (IS) militants and a member of government-backed paramilitary HashdShaabi forces were killed on...

Swedish agency warns of major risks with winter's electricity shortage

Swedish agency warns of major risks with winter's...

Stockholm [Sweden], September 19: Patients on life-sustaining medical equipment may be in danger this winter as there is a possibility...

Hungary committed to keep its promises in order to access EU funds: minister

Hungary committed to keep its promises in order...

Budapest [Hungary], September 19: The Hungarian government is committed to fulfilling its promises made to the European Commission (EC) in...

Italy, Bulgaria win last two titles at rhythmic gymnastics worlds in Sofia

Italy, Bulgaria win last two titles at rhythmic...

Sofia [Bulgaria], September 19: Italy and hosts Bulgaria won the last two titles as the 39th FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World...

Myanmar reports 234 new COVID-19 cases

Myanmar reports 234 new COVID-19 cases

Yangon [Myanmar], September 19: Myanmar confirmed 234 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the total tally...

Pakistan continues to see growth in dengue cases

Pakistan continues to see growth in dengue cases

Islamabad [Pakistan], September 19: Pakistan continues to see an increase in dengue cases amid the recent outbreak due to the...

Senegalese president appoints new prime minister

Senegalese president appoints new prime minister

Dakar [Senegal], September 18: Senegalese President Macky Sall appointed a new prime minister on Saturday, a position he abolished in...

U.S. envoy slammed for downplaying climate crisis in Africa

U.S. envoy slammed for downplaying climate crisis in...

Nairobi [Kenya], September 18: Green campaigners from the Sub-Saharan African region on Saturday slammed the United States Climate Envoy John...

43 al-Shabab militants killed in central region of Somali

43 al-Shabab militants killed in central region of...

Mogadishu [Somalia], September 18: Forty-three al-Shabab militants were killed by Somali National Army (SNA) forces during an overnight operation conducted...

Zimbabwean film extravaganza amplifies African narratives in cinema

Zimbabwean film extravaganza amplifies African narratives in cinema

Harare [Zimbabwe], September 18: The curtain came down on the Zimbabwe International Film Festival (ZIFF) on Saturday, with local film...

Egypt's Suez Canal to raise transit fees in 2023

Egypt's Suez Canal to raise transit fees in...

Cairo [Egypt], September 18: The Suez Canal's transit tolls will increase by 15 percent for all types of vessels and...

Israeli strikes kill 27 Syrian soldiers in 2022: war monitor

Israeli strikes kill 27 Syrian soldiers in 2022:...

Damascus [Syria], September 18: Israel has carried out 25 missile strikes inside Syria in 2022, killing 27 government soldiers and...

Lebanon starts plan to return 15,000 Syrian refugees monthly

Lebanon starts plan to return 15,000 Syrian refugees...

Beirut [Lebanon], September 18: Lebanon on Saturday started implementing its plan to return 15,000 Syrian refugees monthly to their homeland,...

Cholera outbreak in Syria still under control: health minister

Cholera outbreak in Syria still under control: health...

Damascus [Syria], September 18: Syria's Health Minister said Saturday that the cholera outbreak in northern Syria is still under control,...

Palestinian PM says Israel defies peace agreements, disrespects int'l law

Palestinian PM says Israel defies peace agreements, disrespects...

Ramallah [Palestine], September 18: Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammed Ishtaye on Saturday accused Israel of defying all the signed peace agreements...

Arab aid to UN Palestinian refugee agency continues to decline in 2022: UNRWA official

Arab aid to UN Palestinian refugee agency continues...

Gaza [Palestine], September 18: The annual Arab financial aid to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees...

Germany's largest folk festival reopens after COVID-19 break

Germany's largest folk festival reopens after COVID-19 break

Munich [Germany], September 18: Germany's Oktoberfest, the largest folk festival in Germany, started Saturday here in Munich, Bavaria, after...

Hungarian gov't extends fuel, food price caps until yearend

Hungarian gov't extends fuel, food price caps until...

Budapest [Hungary], September 18: The Hungarian government has decided to extend the fuel and food price caps until Dec. 31,...

Oil prices end higher, but post weekly loss

Oil prices end higher, but post weekly loss

New York [US], September 18: Oil prices eked out modest gains on Friday, but demand worries kept prices lower for...

Singapore reports 1,847 new COVID-19 cases

Singapore reports 1,847 new COVID-19 cases

Singapore, September 18: Singapore reported 1,847 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, bringing the total tally to 1,873,747.

Vietnam reports 2,479 new COVID-19 cases

Vietnam reports 2,479 new COVID-19 cases

Hanoi [Vietnam], September 18: Vietnam recorded 2,479 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, down 601 from Friday, according to the Ministry...

7 killed, 5 wounded as landslides hit gold mine in Indonesia

7 killed, 5 wounded as landslides hit gold...

Jakarta [Indonesia], September 18: Seven gold miners were killed and 5 others injured after landslides hit a gold mine in...

Myanmar reports 361 new COVID-19 cases

Myanmar reports 361 new COVID-19 cases

Yangon [Myanmar], September 18: Myanmar recorded 361 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the tally to...

Brunei's 5G network to enter trial stage

Brunei's 5G network to enter trial stage

Bandar Seri Begawan [Brunei], September 18: Brunei will conduct a fifth generation (5G) mobile network trial for cellphone subscribers for...

Dementia cases to rise to over 7,000 by 2050 in Brunei: minister

Dementia cases to rise to over 7,000 by...

Bandar Seri Begawan [Brunei], September 18: According to findings from the Lancet's Global Burden of Disease study in 2019, Brunei...