Publication: Arab News

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IS opens new anti-US front with journalist’s beheading

BAGHDAD/BEIRUT: Islamic State’s beheading of a US journalist and its threat to “destroy the American cross” suggests it has gained enough confidence seizing large areas of Iraq and Syria to take aim at American targets despite the risks.On Tuesday night, ... [Published Arab News - 1 hour ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Dozens die in Ukraine clashes

DONETSK, Ukraine: Fierce fighting between government forces and pro-Russian rebels left dozens of civilians dead on Wednesday as Ukrainian troops pushed on with a bloody offensive to break the insurgency in the east of the country.Deadly battles to crush ... [Published Arab News - 6 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Maid recruitment agencies raise prices

Many expat families in the Kingdom continue to express concern over the increasing price of housemaid services offered by labor recruitment agencies.Demand continues to soar as recruitment agencies in the Kingdom face a major shortage in the number of ... [Published Arab News - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Arab League raps Israel for blocking Gaza peace

CAIRO: Arab League chief Nabil Al-Arabi has accused Israel of “blocking” all attempts to end the Gaza conflict, a day after the collapse of a cease-fire in the Palestinian territory.“Israel is blocking any kind of agreement leading to calm” in the Gaza ... [Published Arab News - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

'Red-zone' firms face massive crackdown

Saudi authorities are getting ready to launch a massive campaign next month against more than 17,000 firms that are in the "red zone" of the Nitaqat nationalization scheme for not employing a single Saudi, Labor Ministry sources said.“There are 17,314 ... [Published Arab News - 2 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

The faltering Indo-Pak ties

The Indian government has pressed the mute button on its dialogue with Pakistan.The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has canceled Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh’s Aug. 25 visit to Islamabad, thus calling off talks with her Pakistani counterpart A.A. ... [Published Arab News - 5 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Al-Balawi is acting chief of Border Guards

Maj. Gen. Awad bin Eid Al-Balawi has been appointed acting director-general of Border Guards following the death of Gen. Zamim Al-Sawat.Interior Minister Prince Mohammed bin Naif made the new appointment.Al-Balawi holds a bachelor’s degree from the Pakistani ... [Published Arab News - 4 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Punished for misbehavior, women riot at Asir orphanage

Nine young women at Asir’s public orphanage, aged between 20 and 23, started a riot in the building on Sunday, burning records and assaulting the director of the orphanage after being barred from taking part in future trips for misbehavior.Asir police ... [Published Arab News - 4 hours ago]
Entities: Rioting, Orphans, Jeddah
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

SRO working on more railway projects

The Saudi Railway Organization (SRO) is continuously working on developing stations, trains and railways, said SRO President Muhammad Al-Suwaiket.“We have completed blueprints for developing trains and squares in the Dammam and Riyadh stations and work ... [Published Arab News - 4 hours ago]
Entities: Dammam, Riyadh, Hofuf
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

The road to schools with safety

The Ministry of Education recently received 1,200 school buses. The second batch of 9,000 is expected to be used to transport grade school kids to school.While school bus transportation is the norm in most Western nations, we are a bit slow when it comes ... [Published Arab News - 5 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

Role of new media

Mohammed Fahad Al-Harthi has raised a pertinent issue as regards journalists’ “lack of ability at using modern new media tools to their advantage and their refusal to alter their narrative despite fresh waves of change.” (“Media failure: Is it technology ... [Published Arab News - 6 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Sri Lankan Muslims

The civil war in Sri Lanka waged for 26 years by Tamils under the aegis of Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, popularly known as LTTE.It finally ended in 2009. Emboldened by this victory, the Sinhala Buddhist monks have turned their focus on Muslims probably ... [Published Arab News - 6 hours ago]

Quotes

Echoing the sentiment, Nobuo Kinoshita, Sony's chief representative in the Kingdom and marketing director MEC, said: "The launch of the new range of 4K LED TVs brings the best in the sound and picture on one platform, taking home entertainment to a completely new level and offering customers a new and elevated viewing experience. In a nation where movie theaters are non-existent, setting up a state-of-the-art home cinema is a popular option, therefore, we came with this 4K LEDs."
Frederic Lagache, from the Alliance police union, said: "We're dealing with a heavily armed and determined group of criminals … We see that these individuals had no fear of the police and were not concerned about the consequences of their actions."

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