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    Al Arabiya English

    Tributes to Lubna Mansour pour in following her murder in Sharjah

    Tributes have been pouring in for a Jordanian woman of Palestinian origin who was stabbed to death by her husband in Sharjah on Friday afternoon. The woman, identified on social media as Lubna Mansour, was stabbed several times in a parking lot near her residence in the United Arab Emirates’ city of Sharjah. Her husband was identified as the suspect and caught by Sharjah Police within two hours of the murder.

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    Al Arabiya English

    Hundreds of stolen cars recovered in global Interpol operation funded by the UAE

    A United Arab Emirates-funded global police operation targeting stolen vehicle trafficking has led to the recovery of hundreds of cars, trucks and motorbikes and almost half a million stolen cigarettes in just two weeks, Interpol announced on Wednesday. Operation Carback saw frontline police at seaports and land border crossings in 77 countries use Interpol’s secure global police communications network – I-24/7 – to check vehicles and their owners against Interpol’s databases and instantaneously

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    Al Arabiya English

    Iran's Ali Khamenei urges judiciary to fight corruption

    Iran’s supreme leader on Tuesday called on judicial authorities to fight corruption in the country, a statement on his website said. The issue of fighting corruption should be taken seriously; there is corruption,” Ali Khamenei, who has the final say in major state policies, said during a meeting with judicial officials. Iran is among the most corrupt countries in the world, ranking 150th out of 180 in Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index for 2021.

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    Al Arabiya English

    Spain inflation soars to 37-year high

    Inflation in Spain has soared to a 37-year high, reaching double digits due to rising energy and food prices, official data showed Wednesday. Inflation has soared worldwide as economies have emerged from the COVID-19 pandemic while Russia's invasion of Ukraine has pushed commodity prices higher. Consumer prices in Spain accelerated to 10.2 percent in June on an annual basis, up from 8.7 percent in the previous month and the highest since April 1985, according to the National Statistics Institute

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    Arab News

    Serena loses in Wimbledon comeback, Nadal digs deep to advance

    RIYADH: Gamers8 have unveiled an exclusive partnership with streaming giant Spotify, who will become the official audio streaming partner for the all-new major esports and gaming season taking place live in Riyadh this summer. Spotify boasts a community of more than 422 million monthly active listeners, including 182 million subscribers, across 183 markets. Under this partnership, gamers and their fans can enjoy specially curated audio inspired by the esports community.

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    Al Arabiya English

    India's prime minister Modi meets UAE President Sheikh Mohamed

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday, just weeks after a top official’s remarks about the Prophet Mohammed set off anger in the Gulf. Modi shared an embrace with UAE President Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, who met the Indian leader at Abu Dhabi airport, according to a tweet by India’s foreign ministry spokesperson.

  • Business
    Al Jazeera

    With son's appointment, Mukesh Ambani sets transition stage

    Indian billionaire Mukesh Ambani has stepped down from the role of director of the telecoms arm of Reliance Industries in favour of his son Akash, setting the stage for a leadership transition at his energy-to-retail conglomerate. The change was disclosed in a regulatory filing on Tuesday by Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd, which said Mukesh’s 30-year-old son and non-executive director Akash was being appointed chairman of the board.