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October 24, 2017 5:10 PM Saudis plan to build $500bn mega city and business zone

Saudi Arabia has unveiled plans to build a new city and business zone - a project that will be backed up by more than $500bn (£381bn) in investment. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman says the 26,500 sq km (10,232 sq mile) NEOM zone will be developed in the north-west, extending to Egypt and Jordan. It will focus on nine sectors including food technology 22

October 22, 2017 10:01 PM Azaro hat-trick sees Al Ahly into Champions League final

ALEXANDRIA, Egypt (Reuters) - Walid Azaro scored a hat-trick as Egypt's Al Ahly beat Tunisia's Etoile Sahel 6-2 in the return clash of their African Champions League semifinal on Sunday to move a step closer to a record ninth continental title. The Cairo giants, 2-1 behind after the first leg and forced to play in Alexandria in front of a restricted 14

October 19, 2017 3:15 PM (Squash) Ohana Malaysian Open: First M'sian men's finalist in 7 years as Ivan, Eain Yow meet in semi-final

KUALA LUMPUR: A first Malaysian men's finalist in seven years is guaranteed at the Ohana Malaysian Open after Ivan Yuen and Ng Eain Yow set-up a semi-final meeting on Thursday. National junior S. Sivasangari, meanwhile, remains on course for the women's title with her path eased following the shock exit of second seed Rachel Arnold in the quarter-finals 19

October 16, 2017 2:35 PM PM confident Saudi Arabia understands Malaysia-Qatar ties

Najib Razak says although Malaysia enjoys special relationship with Saudi Arabia, it has good cooperation with all countries. PUTRAJAYA: Bilateral relations between Malaysia and Qatar, specifically in the trade sector, is strong despite the Middle Eastern nation facing a crisis with other Gulf countries. Prime Minister Najib Razak said this was so as relations 22

October 16, 2017 10:42 AM Islamic State claims two rockets fired from Sinai into Israel

CAIRO (Reuters) - Islamic state has claimed responsibility for two rockets fired on Sunday from Egypt's Sinai peninsula into Israel, an official statement by the group said on Monday. "The fighters confronted Israeli jets that flew above the state and targeted the Eshkol compound with two Grad rockets," the statement said. There were no immediate reports 12

October 16, 2017 10:31 AM M'sia-Qatar trade relations date back 43 years: Najib

PUTRAJAYA: Bilateral relations between Malaysia and Qatar, especially in the trade sector has not been affected despite the Middle Eastern nation facing a crisis with other Gulf Countries, as relations between the two countries had been well established for the past 43 years, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak. He said Malaysia was known 24

October 14, 2017 8:23 PM Qatari regime freezes bank accounts of Sheikh Abdullah Al Thani

CAIRO – 14 October 2017: Sheikh Abdullah bin Ali Al Thani revealed on Saturday that the Qatari regime of Hamad froze all his accounts in Qatari banks. “It is an honor the the Qatari regime froze my bank accounts in Qatar, and I would like thank them for this rewar. I dedicate this to my country,” Al Thani tweetted. He added in another post “I hope that Qatar 21

October 14, 2017 3:32 AM Penang CM’s info officer detained for sedition

GEORGE TOWN: Islamic preacher Wan Ji Wan Hussin has been detained by police for sedition. The 35-year-old Wan Ji, who was recen­tly appointed as information officer to Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng, was arrested by a team from Bukit Aman around 2.45pm outside the Sembilang Mosque in Seberang Jaya yesterday. Penang police chief Comm Datuk Wira Chuah Ghee Lye confirmed 11

October 12, 2017 2:38 PM Palestinian rivals Fatah, Hamas sign reconciliation accord

GAZA/CAIRO (Reuters) - Rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah signed a reconciliation deal on Thursday after Hamas agreed to hand over administrative control of Gaza, including the key Rafah border crossing, a decade after seizing the enclave in a civil war. The deal brokered by Egypt bridges a bitter gulf between the Western-backed mainstream Fatah 29

October 12, 2017 10:48 AM Ceasefire deal sealed for southern Damascus

CAIRO/BEIRUT (Reuters) - A ceasefire deal for a Syrian rebel-held pocket south of Damascus was reached on Thursday, brokered by Egypt and Russia, Egyptian state media said. The ceasefire, which includes the Jaish al-Islam rebel faction, went into effect at midday on Thursday (1000 GMT), Egypt's state TV reported. Rebels hold a small pocket of territory 15