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Israel approves 1,122 new settlement units

Related Articles AMMAN: Israel approved on Tuesday 1,122 new settlement units throughout the West Bank, and published tender announcements for 651 units, Israeli NGO Peace Now said.Chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat said: “President (Donald) Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as ...

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World Bank approves $825m loan for Pakistan infrastructure

Related Articles KARACHI:The World Bank has granted Pakistan a $ 825 million loan to upgrade the energy and public finance sectors in a country which has long struggled with chronic power shortages and poor fiscal management.Just over half the loan, ...

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Lebanese Cabinet approves licenses for oil drilling

Related Articles BEIRUT: Lebanon’s information minister says the Cabinet has approved licenses for three international companies to carry out exploratory drilling off the Lebanese coast.Melhem Riachi told reporters after a government meeting on Thursday that all Cabinet members approved the ...

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Australian parliament approves same-sex marriage

Same-sex marriage will become legal in Australia after a historic bill was passed in the House of Representatives. An overwhelming majority of MPs voted to change the Marriage Act, eight days after a similarly decisive result in the Senate. The ...

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FDA approves 'trackable' pill

US regulators have approved the first pill that can be digitally tracked through the body. The Abilify MyCite aripiprazole tablets – for treating schizophrenia and manic episodes – have an ingestible sensor embedded inside them that records that the medication ...

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EU readies sanctions on Venezuela, approves arms embargo

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union foreign ministers approved economic sanctions, including an arms embargo, on Venezuela on Monday, saying regional elections last month marred by reported irregularities had deepened the country’s crisis. Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro talks to the media ...

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India’s antitrust watchdog approves DLF’s $1 billion deal with Singapore’s GIC

Related Articles MUMBAI: India’s antitrust regulator has approved Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC’s bid to acquire a stake in a firm owned by DLF for 89 billion rupees (SR5.17 billion), the country’s biggest real estate developer said in a statement ...

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Israel approves new settler homes in East Jerusalem

Related Articles GAZA CITY: Israel approved the major expansion of a Jewish settler enclave in the heart of East Jerusalem on Wednesday, issuing building permits for 176 new units.Palestinians immediately condemned the project, which a Jerusalem municipality spokeswoman said was ...

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Emaar board approves public offering of property development unit

Related Articles DUBAI: Emaar Properties said on Sunday it plans to sell a 20 percent stake in its property development business unit Emaar Development next month in an initial public offering.The move comes after Dubai’s leading property firm announced it ...

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