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Qatar Airways passengers left frustrated in Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI // Frustrated Qatar Airways customers vented their anger outside the airline’s Abu Dhabi office on Tuesday after flights between the countries were suspended. Dozens crowded around the door to get refunds or rebook tickets, but staff allowed only the most urgent of cases inside. There were similar scenes …

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Saudi arms dealer Khashoggi dies in London

LONDON // Saudi arms dealer Adnan Khashoggi, a tycoon known for his lavish billionaire lifestyle and far-reaching international connections, has died in London at the age of 82. A statement released by his family on Tuesday said: “Our beloved father Adnan Khashoggi, aged 82, died peacefully today in London while …

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Former teacher kills two staff at Saudi school

Riyadh // A “disgruntled” ex-employee of a Saudi private school shot dead two staff members and injured a third on Wednesday, the school’s chairman said. No children were present when the shooting happened at Kingdom School, which is part of the GEMS global network of schools and is owned and …

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World in focus — best photos for May 31, 2017

A Palestinian man prays in the Al Khalde mosque in Gaza City, Gaza Strip. Mohammed Saber / EPA Achol Ri, an 18-month-old child with severe malnutrition, cries at a clinic run by Doctors Without Borders (MSF) in Aweil, Northern Bahr Al Ghazal, South Sudan. Albert Gonzalez Farran / AFP Photo …

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World in focus — best photos for May 30, 2017

Performers throw molten iron against a wall to create sparks during a traditional performance ahead of the Dragon Boat festival in Zhangjiakou, China. China Daily via Reuters Heavy rain in Moscow. Kirill Kudryavtsev / AFP Photo A Bangladeshi villager walks to a cyclone shelter on the coast in Cox’s Bazar …

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