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Boeing reaches plane parts deal with Iran

US planemaker Boeing has disclosed an agreement with Iran to provide airplane parts, relaxing a three-decade freeze in ties as part of a broader package of sanctions relief.  

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Bahrain youth raise funds for Africa wells

A Bahraini youth-led relief organisation has raised more than BD13,000 ($34,310) in just 48 hours after collecting donations from Bahrain City Centre shoppers.   Ayadi Relief members and volunteers marked World W

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Iran asks India for $1.5bn oil payments

Iran has asked India for $1.5 billion in back oil payments under the nuclear deal that provides Tehran some relief from Western sanctions, Indian sources with direct knowledge of the matter said. If the payments are approved, this

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EU sanctions relief for Iran to go into effect

European Union governments will implement all EU sanctions relief for Iran covered by a landmark nuclear deal on January 20, the day the agreement takes effect - including lifting a ban on insuring its oil, officials said on Monday.

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APM Terminals Bahrain organises relief efforts

APM Terminals Bahrain, an operator of Khalifa Bin Salman Port, organised relief efforts on behalf of the kingdom’s shipping community to victims of the typhoon in Philippines. Partners and customers joined APM to donate clot

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Qatar to ease Palestinian debt, peace talks intensify

Qatar has agreed to provide $150 million in debt relief to the Palestinian Authority, US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Monday as he announced that Israeli-Palestinian peace talks are intensifying. Speaking after he briefed

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Cathay donates HK$2m for quake relief

The Cathay Pacific Group has raised HK$2 million (US$257,633), through a corporate-wide appeal, to support Unicef’s relief efforts in Ya’an, Sichuan in mainland China, where an earthquake in April too

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Syrian foes hold fire at start of Eid truce

Syria's warring parties held their fire on Friday morning at the start of a four-day truce marking Eid al-Adha, a short pause in hostilities which have killed 32,000 people and threaten to draw regional powers into a wider conflict.

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1,000 cars donated to Jeddah flood victims

A total of 1,000 cars and 10,000 household items were distributed to Jeddah’s flood victims at ceremony held at the Hilton Hotel, Jeddah. The event was held under the patronage of Prince Khalid Al Faisal Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Governor of

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More than 1,000 killed in Pakistani floods

Floods caused by a week of heavy rain have killed more than 1,000 people in Pakistan's northwest and rescuers battled on Sunday to distribute relief to tens of thousands of people trapped. A westerly weather system moving in from Iran and

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