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    Egypt Independent

    Not shot dead, friend of murdered TV presenter

    Aliaa Salama, a friend of the late TV presenter, Shaima Gamal, said that she and the murdered TV presenter have been friends for many years and she was with her in her work and in her program. During a telephone interview with Al-Hadath Al-Youm TV channel, Salama said that her friend was officially married to the judge who killed her since 2017 until the day of the crime.

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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

    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 Jazeera

    Putin condemns NATO's 'imperial ambitions', warns Finland, Sweden

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has condemned NATO’s “imperial ambitions”, accusing the military alliance of seeking to assert its “supremacy” through the Ukraine conflict. The Russian leader also said on Wednesday that he would respond in kind if NATO deployed troops and infrastructure in Finland and Sweden after the two Nordic countries join the military alliance.

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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.

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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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    Al Arabiya English

    US must abandon 'Trump method' in nuclear talks, says Iran

    Iran warned the US to abandon the “Trump method” on Wednesday after the two sides opened indirect talks to revive a nuclear deal that was torpedoed by the former American president. Iran agreed to curb its nuclear program in return for sanctions relief in 2015, before then US president Donald Trump pulled out of the deal three years later. “We hope that, God willing, we can reach a positive and acceptable agreement if the United States abandons the Trump method,” Iranian government spokesman Ali