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Malaysia not planning to sign deals at EEF, but investment talks ongoing - Tun Dr Mahathir

VLADIVOSTOK (Russia), Sept 5 -- Malaysia is not planning to sign any deals with Russian companies at the ongoing Eastern Economic Forum (EEF), but it has been talking to Russian firms about the possibility of more direct investment, Sputnik news agency reported, quoting Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

Israeli PM's visit to Hebron sparks large Palestinian outrage

RAMALLAH, Sept 5 -- The visit of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to the southern West Bank city of Hebron on Wednesday afternoon has sparked large outrage among the Palestinians, Xinhua news agency reported.

UNIFIL remains committed to easing tensions along borders between Lebanon, Israel

BEIRUT, Sept 5 -- Head of Mission and Force Commander of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) Stefano Del Col said Wednesday that the UNIFIL remains closely engaged with Israel and Lebanon to contain tensions and incidents and enable a safe and secure environment along the Blue Line, Xinhua news agency reported.

UK: MPs pass bill blocking Oct 31 no-deal Brexit

LONDON, Sept 5 -- Britain’s House of Commons passed a bill that blocks a no-deal Brexit on Oct 31 in a crucial vote on Wednesday evening, Anadolu Agency reported.

UK: MP demands apology from PM for Islamophobic remarks

LONDON, Sept 5 -- Tanmanjeet Dhesi, a Sikh Member of the United Kingdom's House of Commons, representing an ethnically and religiously diverse constituency, made an impassioned speech during the weekly Prime Minister’s Questions Time today, calling for an apology from the Prime Minister Boris Johnson for past Islamophobic comments, Anadolu Agency reported.

Egypt: Morsi´s son dies of alleged heart attack

ANKARA, Sept 5 -- The youngest son of late ex-Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi died of an alleged heart attack Wednesday at a hospital in Cairo. 

UAE: Youth Social Council formed to unleash youth precious potentials

ABU DHABI,  Sept 4 -- Youngsters in Abu Dhabi now have a new platform known as Youth Social Council to inspire them to unleash their creative potential and achieve individual and social development, Emirates News Agency (WAM) reported.