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Iran and U.S. Engage in Shadow War in Gaza | TOME

While Israel’s assault on Gaza continues, Iran supports a web of groups that have targeted Israeli and U.S. forces across the Middle East.

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World Bank Chief Apologizes for Child Sex Abuse Scandal Handling

"Put simply, mistakes were made."

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Mueller leads Germany to victory over France, kick-starting post-Flick era | TOME

DORTMUND: Veteran forward Thomas Mueller kick-started Germany’s post-Hansi Flick era, scoring early to set the Euro 2024 hosts on the way to a 2-1 win over France in Dortmund on Tuesday. Flick’s sacking on Sunday, brought Rudi Voeller into the dugout for the first time since 2005. The interim coach brought Mueller back into the starting lineup and the move paid off early, Mueller scoring four minutes in. Mueller’s Bayern teammate Leroy Sane scored with three minutes remaining to double his side’s lead.

Saudi Communications Minister strengthens tech partnerships with China

RIYADH: In an effort to boost Saudi-Chinese relations, the Kingdom’s minister of communications and information technology, Abdullah Al-Swaha, began an official visit to China to meet government officials and leaders, the Saudi Press Agency reported.   The minister held meetings with his Chinese counterpart as well as several other officials to enhance partnerships and attract more technological investments into the Kingdom.  

Crude Oil Stabilizes Amid Fuel Demand Worries and Weak China Data

RIYADH: Oil prices steadied on Thursday, a day after rising sharply on a bigger-than-expected fall in US inventories, as attention shifted back to rising interest rates denting global economic growth.  Brent crude futures was up 37 cents, or 0.50 percent, to $74.40 a barrel by 02:41 p.m. Saudi time, while US West Texas Intermediate crude futures rose 39 cents, or 0.56 percent, to $69.95 a barrel.

Egypt’s Petroleum Ministry launches digital platform for sector investments

RIYADH: Egypt’s petroleum sector is on track to prosper thanks to a new service that will make it easier for investors to spot opportunities in the country. Launched by the Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, the Upstream Gateway digital platform aims to market petroleum areas globally, according to a statement. It will also provide the geological data required by current and potential investors and promote bids in the North African country’s oil and gas exploration field.

“Nikola Vucevic signs 3-year, $60M extension with Chicago Bulls”

CHICAGO: The Chicago Bulls and center Nikola Vucevic agreed Wednesday to a $60 million, three-year extension, keeping the two-time All-Star off the free agent market. The move was hardly a surprise considering executive vice president of basketball operations Arturas Karnisovas and Vucevic had expressed a desire to get a deal done. The consistently productive 6-foot-10 center averaged 17.6 points and 11 rebounds — both identical to his averages a season earlier — while playing in all 82 games for the first time in his career.


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