Algeria court summons former PM Ouyahia and former finance minister Louka

  • Pair are being investigated over "dissipation of public money"
  • Two were associates of former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika
By Arab News ·

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Arab News’ 44th anniversary: The year’s top headlines

  • Arab News celebrates its 44th anniversary with a fast-rising global readership, and a host of new digital and print offerings
  • Throughout this year, Arab News has seen a significant increase in readership in the Kingdom and around the world
By Ali Fayyaz ·

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$7 million hoard of cash found at Sudan’s ousted leader Omar Al-Bashir

  • Raiders seize suitcases containing euros, US dollar and Sudanese pounds
  • Bashir was ousted by the military on April 11 after months of protests demanding an end to corruption
By Yasmine Issa ·


Around 3 million arrested for residency, labor violations in KSA

  • 1,227 Saudi citizens were arrested for harboring the violators against local laws, of which 50 are being detained, pending the completion of procedures
By SPA ·


Tripoli hit by air strikes, explosions as Libyan conflict surges

  • It was not clear whether an aircraft or unmanned drone was behind the strike
  • Western powers have been divided over a push by Khalifa Haftar’s forces to seize Tripol
By Reuters ·

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Death toll rises from Sri Lanka hotel, church blasts: police

  • The churches hit were in the north of the capital, and the town of Negombo, just outside Colombo
  • At least 52 people were killed in the blasts
By Reuters ·

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INTERVIEW: MENA partner at EY Matthew Branson lays out economic benefits of UAE’s ‘Expo effect’

  • A total investment of 40.1 billion dirhams will create more than 900,000 “job years” at Dubai Expo 2020
  • In 18 months’ time the doors will open on the event
By Frank Kane ·


Saudi weightlifter Mansour Al-Saleem wins record 3 Asian gold medals

  • Al-Saleem won three gold medals in the snatch, jerk and combination in the 55kg weight category
  • The competition in Ningbo, in China's eastern province of Zhejiang, will continue for the next 8 days
By Arab News ·


Quest for food stamp data lands newspaper at Supreme Court

  • Luther, who now works for InvestigateTV, said it’s “transparency 101” that “taxpayers have a right to know where their money is going”
  • The Trump administration is backing the grocery stores in arguing against the information’s release
By AP ·