India looks to Saudi Arabia’s crown prince for historic $1bn pledge

  • Saudi crown prince to announce major backing for Indian investment fund to modernize railways and highways
  • New Delhi visit comes at a time of heightened tension between India and neighboring Pakistan

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Saudi crown prince’s reforms ‘appreciated throughout the world,’ says Pakistan president

  • In exclusive Arab News interview, Arif Alvi speaks of similarities between Riyadh and Islamabad in fighting terror, corruption
By Faisal J. Abbas ·

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Cairo policeman dies, death toll in suicide blast now at 3

  • Two more policemen and a woman were injured by the blast
  • Egypt’s tourism industry has been struggling to recover from attacks and domestic instability
By AP ·


KSA’s anti-graft agency Nazaha reports rise in corruption complaints

  • Nazaha announced the statistics as part of the National Strategy for the Protection of Integrity and Combating Corruption and Vision 2030
By Arab News ·


Egyptian security forces kill 16 suspected militants

  • Egyptian security forces killed 16 suspected militants in two separate raids in the city of Arish in North Sinai
  • The two sides were involved in exchanges of fire
By Reuters ·

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IDEX 2019: UAE armed forces sign new defense deals

  • Falcon was developed in response to the UAE’s request to replace the Hawk Air Defense System
By Reuters ·


Indian journalist condemns Twitter for blocking account after abuse online

  • Dutt's account was blocked after she posted details of men who allegedly stalked and threatened her
  • Dutt accused Twitter of being “vile enablers of sexual abuse and violence”
By Reuters ·