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The video featuring Emirati pop star Hussain al-Jassmi has registered over two million views on Zain's YouTube page and more than 4,000 shares on Facebook.
At least 22 militants have been killed during clashes near the border between Syria and Lebanon.
Saudi Arabia's rulers faced "certain downfall" for aligning themselves with the US, Iran's hardline Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says.
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