- Trump has also canceled the US delegation’s trip to the annual international conference at Davos
- The rising tension suggested that the shutdown, now in its 27th day, remains far from being resolved
- Middle Eastern fans fondly look back at two comic icons who share a birthday this year, although they’re not without controversy
- An Egyptian publisher printed Tintin in Arabic, while Popeye was broadcast on Saudi Channel 2 and Spacetoon
- Worst clashes in Khartoum’s Burri district
- rotests spread to six other cities
- OPEC cut oil output sharply in December before a new accord to limit supply took effect on Jan. 1
- A double from Almoez Ali means Qatar top Group E.
- Juan Antonio Pizzi's men now face Japan in second round on Monday.
- BeIN Sports presenter denounced for talking about politics during the Iran-Iraq clash.
- Asian Cup Media Committee call on AFC to take appropriate action to separate politics from sports.