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Israeli fatally stabbed by Palestinian in West Bank

Palestinian teen dies from wounds in Gaza unrest JERUSALEM: A Palestinian fatally stabbed an Israeli man near the entrance to a mall in the occupied West Bank yesterday before being…

Florence weakens; devastation far from over, authorities warn

Killer storm leaves 13 people dead NEW BERN: A killer storm that left up to 13 people dead weakened to a tropical depression yesterday, but US authorities warned the devastation…

Hariri rejects allegations against Amir made in Al-Manar TV show

Info ministry denounces offensive remarks * Lebanese prosecutor preparing case BEIRUT: Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Al-Hariri affirmed yesterday his country’s admiration and respect towards Kuwait, rejecting all recent allegations by…

Terror in the path of Typhoon Mangkhut

TUGUEGARAO: Bebeth Saquing has seen dozens of storms in her lifetime, but nothing prepared her for the terror of Super Typhoon Mangkhut as it roared over her Philippines home yesterday…

Iraq parliament elects pro-Iran list candidate as speaker

BAGHDAD: The Iraqi parliament elected the candidate of a pro-Iran list as speaker yesterday, paving the way for the formation of a government more than four months after legislative polls.…

Florence unleashing ‘catastrophic’ floods

More devastating flooding forecast from slow-moving storm WILMINGTON: Tropical storm Florence caused “catastrophic” flooding in the Carolinas Saturday even as it began to weaken, after resulting in multiple deaths, including…

Climate summit ends with a double-edged message

‘We are using the sky as an open sewer, it’s insane’ SAN FRANCISCO: Mayors, governors, entrepreneurs, CEOs, investors and celebrities delivered a double-edged message Friday at the close of a…

‘There is nowhere to worship here’: Crackdown bedevils China’s Catholics

Standoff has split China’s roughly 12 million Catholics PUYANG: A government sign outside a Catholic church in central China warns that children are not allowed to attend mass. “Illegal” churches…

Super typhoon roars toward Philippines

Typhoon Mangkhut triggers evacuation MANILA: A super typhoon roared toward the Philippines yesterday, prompting thousands to evacuate ahead of its heavy rains and fierce winds that are set to strike…

Saudi, UAE working to cut risks to civilians in Yemen

Yemen war a ‘living hell’ for children: UNICEF WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has “certified” that Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are working to reduce risks…

Rising temperatures mean ‘more deaths’ worldwide

An increase of 3C or 4C could raise mortality rates TEPIC: Failure to meet global targets to limit rising temperatures will mean more heat-related deaths, researchers said yesterday. Countries have…

Gunman kills 5 in California, then himself

Man goes on a shooting rampage LOS ANGELES: A man went on a shooting rampage in California on Wednesday, killing five people including his wife, before taking his own life.…