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Saudi king to meet Obama amid Gulf concerns over Iran deal

Saudi King Salman will meet with US President Barack Obama in Washington on Friday to seek more support in countering Iran, as the Obama administration aims to use the visit to shore up relations after a period of tensions.  

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Washington world's most dangerous city for babies

Washington has the highest infant mortality rate of all the world's richest capitals, according to a survey highlighting the failure of the world's wealthiest country to prevent high rates of child deaths among its poorest citizens.

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Washington world's most dangerous city for babies

Washington has the highest infant mortality rate of all the world's richest capitals, according to a survey highlighting the failure of the world's wealthiest country to prevent high rates of child deaths among its poorest citizens.

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Etihad flies first Boeing 787-9 flight to Washington DC

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has introduced its second Boeing 787 Dreamliner into commercial service, providing capital-to-capital service between Washington, DC (US) and Abu Dhabi. A welcome ceremony was held at the

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5 people stabbed in Washington restaurant

Five people were stabbed early on Saturday in a restaurant in Washington, D.C., police said. The incident occurred around 12:30 am at McFadden's, a popular restaurant and nightclub on Pennsylvania Avenue, eight blocks from the White House in

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US central bank backs Bahrain’s green drive

A delegation from Washington’s Central Bank recently visited Bahrain’s Ministry of Works (MoW) to discuss the use of green buildings system and renewable energy applications. The delegation was headed by Mena energy ex

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US wage gains highest since 2008

US consumer spending fell for the first time in eight months in September, suggesting the economy lost some momentum heading into the fourth quarter. But rising consumer sentiment and faster wage growth suggest the weakness in spe

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BA links Amman-Washington with superjumbo

British Airways has announced the launch of its first non-stop A380 service from Jordanian capital Amman to the US capital Washington DC via Heathrow airport in London. The airline is initially operating five A380 services a week

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US to seek Arab backing in Islamic State fight

After threatening to destroy and degrade Islamic State militants, the US will court skeptical Gulf Arab allies this week and consider expanding training and arming of moderate Syrian rebels to lead the fight against the jihadists.

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US job growth brakes to 8-month low

US employers hired the fewest number of workers in eight months in August and more Americans gave up the hunt for jobs, providing a cautious Federal Reserve with more reasons to wait longer before raising interest rates. Nonfarm p

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