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Business - Economy
8/10/2022 2:40:35 PM
The recently-established Saudi Egyptian Investment Company (SEIC), which is owned by Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF), has acquired minority stakes in four Egyptian state-owned companies in a deal worth $1.3 billion, the Sovereign Fund of Egypt (TSFE) announced on Wednesday.

World - Region
8/1/2022 9:35:09 PM
Iranian authorities have stepped up persecution of the Bahais with a wave of arrests of prominent members of the country's biggest non-Muslim minority, leaving the battered community in shock, activists said on Monday.

World - Region
7/24/2022 6:39:40 PM
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday criticized Greece for allegedly violating a settlement that has governed relations between the rivals for nearly a century.

World - Region
6/24/2022 7:05:09 PM
Saudi authorities have released a member of the country's Shia minority who was arrested at age 13 and had risked the death penalty, a human rights group said on Friday.

Business - Markets & Companies
6/20/2022 2:09:18 PM
Cairo-based valU, one of the investment firms of EFG-Hermes and a MENA buy-now, pay-later (BNPL) fintech platform, announced on Monday that Saudi Arabia-based Alhokair Family have acquired a 4.99 percent stake in valU for 247.4 million.

World - International
5/24/2022 10:45:03 PM
At least 16 people from Myanmar's Rohingya minority have died after a storm capsized the boat they were traveling on to seek refuge in another country, officials and a recovery team member said Tuesday.

World - International
3/9/2022 5:03:23 PM
Greece's prime minister accepted an invitation to hold talks with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Istanbul on Sunday, a rare meeting as their nations remain at odds over issues such as migration, minority rights and maritime boundaries.

Books - Reviews
3/5/2022 3:43:29 PM
El-Muslim El-Yahoudi (Diary of a Jewish Muslim), by Kamal Ruhayyim, Cairo, Egypt: El-Ein Publishing House, 2021

World - International
2/21/2022 1:56:29 PM
Myanmar's shadow civilian administration called on the United Nations' top court Monday not to allow the country's military rulers to represent the Southeast Asian nation at hearings into a case accusing the country of genocide against the Rohingya ethnic minority.

World - International
1/25/2022 1:30:49 PM
Kazakhstan's leader has trumpeted ambitious economic reforms following the worst unrest in the country of 19 million in three decades. The measures are aimed at reducing the state's deep involvement in the economy, bridging the gap between the wealthy minority and the struggling majority _ and eliminating triggers for further turmoil.

World - Region
12/26/2021 5:22:00 PM
The head of Iran's judiciary on Sunday granted Christian prisoners 10 days' liberty to spend the holidays with families, in a rare move towards the minority community.

World - International
12/9/2021 11:27:53 AM
The US House of Representatives passed legislation restricting imports from China's Xinjiang region over its treatment of the Uyghur Muslim minority, as tensions continue to escalate between Washington and Beijing.

World - Region
11/30/2021 3:42:46 PM
A Frankfurt court on Tuesday handed a life sentence to an Iraqi man who joined the Islamic State group for genocide against the Yazidi minority, in the first verdict worldwide to use the label.

World - International
11/13/2021 5:36:19 PM
A bomb exploded on a mini-bus Saturday on a busy commercial street in a Kabul neighborhood mainly populated by members of Afghanistan's minority Hazara community, emergency workers and the bus driver said. At least one person was killed and five wounded.

World - International
10/29/2021 2:48:02 PM
Tensions were high in parts of India's northeastern Tripura state on Friday after a string of attacks against minority Muslims, seen as retaliation for the violence against Hindus in neighboring Bangladesh earlier this month.

World - International
10/16/2021 3:01:19 PM
Afghanistan's Shia minority buried their dead for the second Saturday in a row after another suicide bomb attack on a mosque claimed by the Islamic State group.

World - International
10/2/2021 3:33:20 PM
The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for killing a member of Pakistan's minority Sikh community earlier in the week in the northwestern city of Peshawar

World - International
9/21/2021 12:22:01 PM
Trudeau called the snap polls last month, hoping to parlay a smooth Covid-19 vaccine rollout -- among the best in the world -- into a new mandate to steer the nation's pandemic exit

World - International
9/11/2021 5:50:19 PM
Long persecuted by both the Taliban and Islamic State for their Shiite faith, members of the ethnic minority group say they feel less threatened since the Taliban seized power on August 15

World - Africa
8/21/2021 1:06:24 PM
A 2017 referendum on the question of creating a Qemant autonomous zone ended in rancour, with the resulting territorial dispute sparking increasingly frequent clashes between the two groups

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