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White House’s False Claim: Iraq Was Warned of Airstrikes

The National Security Council walked back White House spokesperson John Kirby’s statement last week that Iraq had advance notice of the strikes.

The post White House Falsely Declared It Warned Iraq of Impending Airstrikes appeared first on The Intercept.

Unsafe Gaza: TOME

Humanitarian relief activist Amed Khan describes the worsening crisis on the ground in Gaza.

The post No Safe Place in Gaza appeared first on The Intercept.

Survey shows US oil and gas production slowing amidst high demand

RIYADH: Driven by a fall in crude and commodities pricing, oil and gas production in the US is decelerating at a time when demand is showing signs of recovery, research by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas has shown. The survey posted a score of zero for business activity growth in the second quarter of 2023 among 150 oil and gas groups in its region, the lowest since 2020 when oil prices crashed due to the pandemic, ultimately forcing operators to close rigs and cut headcounts. 

Prigozhin’s Uprising Threat Echoes Russia’s History of Failed Wars

Putin may yet suffer the fate of many czars before him: a military uprising fueled by the blowback of a failing war.

The post Yevgeny Prigozhin’s Threatened Uprising Against Putin Echoes Russia’s History of Wars Gone Bad appeared first on The Intercept.

Reuben Neves Joins Al-Hilal at His Peak

Ruben Neves has finally landed in Riyadh to finalize his move to Saudi Pro League side Al-Hilal, and it is a move that seems to have attracted attention for one thing above all else: his age. The Portuguese international is undoubtedly a massive talent in his own right but, in terms of profile, he is not quite in the same bracket as fellow Pro League players Cristiano Ronaldo or Karim Benzema. What he does have, though, is time on his side to reach that level.

“India’s Political Prisoners Forgotten as D.C. Honors Narendra Modi”

The Biden administration has ignored India’s rights violations in favor of weapons sales and geopolitical expediency.

The post As D.C. Fêtes Narendra Modi, His Political Prisoners in India Are Forgotten appeared first on The Intercept.

Islamic Banks in UAE See $177bn Asset Growth in Q1

RIYADH: Reflecting the growing popularity of Islamic financing, gross assets of the Shariah-compliant banks operating in the UAE grew to 650 billion dirhams ($177 billion) by the end of the first quarter of 2023, a year-over-year increase of 7.31 percent compared to 605.7 billion dirhams in the same period last year, according to figures by the Central Bank of the UAE.  


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