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Hesham Abdul Khalek

Rockets fired at U.S. embassy land inside Baghdad's Green Zone, damaging compound

Dec 21 2020

BAGHDAD At least eight Katyusha rockets landed in Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone in an attack targeting the U.S. Embassy, causing some minor damage on the compound on Sunday, the Iraqi military and the embassy said on Sunday.

Iraq devalues dinar as oil prices squeeze revenue

Dec 19 2020

BAGHDAD (Reuters) -Iraq's central bank increased the sale price of U.S. dollars to banks and currency exchanges to 1,460 dinars, from 1,182 dinars, seeking to compensate for a decline in oil revenue due to low crude prices, the bank said on Saturday.

UAE cancels events, flights as central bank announces coronavirus fiscal plan

Mar 14 2020

DUBAI The United Arab Emirates said on Saturday it was shutting major tourism and cultural venues to contain the spread of coronavirus and announced a $27-billion plan to counter the outbreak's economic impact.

Saudi involved in hacking of Amazon boss Bezos' phone, U.N. report will say

Jan 22 2020

SAN FRANCISCO/CAIRO Two UN officials will report on Wednesday that there is enough evidence suggesting that Saudi Arabia had hacked Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos' phone and both the kingdom and the United States should investigate, a person familiar with the matter said. | Video

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-Saudi involved in hacking of Amazon boss Bezos' phone, UN report will say

Jan 22 2020

SAN FRANCISCO/CAIRO, Jan 22 Two UN officials will report on Wednesday that there is enough evidence suggesting that Saudi Arabia had hacked Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos' phone and both the kingdom and the United States should investigate, a person familiar with the matter said.

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