Lebanon’s government approves sweeping reforms amid protests

  • Hariri said, in the face of growing anti-government protests, that he supported demonstrators’ call for early elections
  • Proposed mobile messaging app. tax sparked spontaneous, cross-sectarian mobilization that brought Lebanon to a standstill
By AP ·

Arab News launches Japanese-language online edition

  • News website in both Japanese and English is part of a more digital and more global direction of the Middle East’s leading English language daily
By Arab News ·

EU countries right to blame Iran for Saudi Aramco attacks: Al-Jubeir

  • The Kingdom is convinced Iran was behind the Sept. 14 attack from evidence collected
  • Al-Jubeir says attack on Aramco facilities reflect Tehran’s hostile intentions in the region
By Arab News ·

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Iranian beauty queen seeks asylum in Philippines

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All-female Saudi tourist group explores wonders of Tabuk

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EU countries right to blame Iran for Saudi Aramco attacks: Al-Jubeir

  • The Kingdom is convinced Iran was behind the Sept. 14 attack from evidence collected
  • Al-Jubeir says attack on Aramco facilities reflect Tehran’s hostile intentions in the region
By Arab News ·

World’s lightest meringue shows Tanween’s sweet spot in Saudi Arabia

By Aseel Bashraheel and Farah Alsharif ·

Sudan activists call for protest to disband old ruling party

  • The transitional government has previously said it would postpone appointing the governors and the legislative body till achieving peace with the country’s rebel groups
By AP ·

UK Commons speaker deals new blow to Johnson’s Brexit plan

  • John Bercow plunged the tortuous Brexit process back into grimly familiar territory: grinding parliamentary warfare
  • Johnson’s government was seeking a “straight up-and-down vote” on the agreement he struck with EU nations
By AP ·

Japan’s Uniqlo pulls ad after South Korean fury

  • South Korean and Japanese relationship is deeply strained by the legacy of Tokyo’s 20th-century expansionism
  • Seoul and Tokyo are currently locked in a bitter trade and diplomatic row stemming from historical disputes
By AFP ·

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‘Stan the Man’ Wawrinka primed to weave tennis magic at Diriyah Tennis Cup

  • Wawrinka will battle it out with eight of the world’s best tennis players in a tournament which is being staged as part of the Diriyah Season – featuring Formula E and World Heavyweight boxing
  • Stan Wawrinka: For me, it has always been my passion. I loved tennis because it is a game where you play against someone and you need to find a solution
By Arab News ·

Arab News launches Japanese-language online edition

  • News website in both Japanese and English is part of a more digital and more global direction of the Middle East’s leading English language daily
By Arab News ·