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Won't 'abandon' Saudi Arabia: Trump

Won't 'abandon' Saudi Arabia: Trump

Washington, Nov 21: US President Donald Trump has defended his decision to not hold the Saudi rulers accountable for the killing of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi arguing that maintaining strategic ties with Saudi Arabia was in the best interest of America and keeping the global oil prices down.

Brazilian pilot converts to Islam while flying plane over Saudi Arabia

Brazilian pilot converts to Islam while flying plane over Saudi Arabia

A Brazilian pilot is making headlines in the Middle East for converting to Islam. While conversion is not uncommon, it is the manner which has attracted attention. In a video that went viral, the Captain Amalo appeared to be reciting the Shahada along with his copilot, as they kept flying the plane in tandem. Reports claim the plane was flying to Tabuk, Saudi Arabia.
Five satellites launched by China today

Five satellites launched by China today

Five satellites, including four nanosatellites, on a single rocket have been successfully launched by China from a launch centre in the country's northwest Gansu province. Shiyan-6 satellite and four other microsatellites were launched by Long March-2D rocket and have successfully entered their pre-set orbit. It was the 292th mission of the Long March rocket series.
No more comedians at White House press

No more comedians at White House press

The Donald Trump administration might have failed to score a point over the media in the recent Jim Acosta fiasco but it has not given up its crusade against the media and those who 'dare' to mock it, for example, the comedians. And this has made the White House Correspondents' Association (WHCA) think things afresh.

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