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Lebanon crisis deepens as prime minister-designate Adib quits after a month

  • Lebanon loses third prime minister in eight months as Mustapha Adib quits over Cabinet stalemate
  • Hezbollah is accused of political sabotage and ‘keeping the country hostage to foreign agendas’
By NAJIA HOUSSARI ·

Iran faces lockdown as virus cases soar

  • Measures could include “restrictions or shutdowns” of schools, universities, seminaries, mosques and cafeterias
  • Iran’s death toll from the coronavirus rose by 172 on Saturday to 25,394
By Arab News ·

Saudi Arabia to host ‘virtual’ G20 meeting on oil markets

  • Energy ministers will also discuss plans for ‘green’ economic recovery from ravages of coronavirus pandemic
By Frank Kane ·

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How Saudi Arabia is emerging as a MENA cloud-data hub

By Caline Malek ·

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INTERVIEW: Amaala — the ‘audacious’ Red Sea Riviera project

By Frank Kane ·

Saudi Arabia details travel exemptions

  • In the cases of the death of a spouse, parent, or child abroad, the directorate requires the submission of a death certificate and proof of relationship
By SPA ·

Iranian asylum seeker stuck in limbo on divided Cyprus

  • Because his songs are very critical of the Iranian regime, Tootian fears that if he returns to the north of the island, he will first be sent back to Turkey and then to Iran
By AFP ·

Sudan makes clear its Israel policy

By Reuters ·

Shock after rare killing of British police officer

  • The suspect, who had been arrested for possession of drugs with intent to supply
By AFP ·

Saudi Arabia to host ‘virtual’ G20 meeting on oil markets

  • Energy ministers will also discuss plans for ‘green’ economic recovery from ravages of coronavirus pandemic
By Frank Kane ·

Exclusive

INTERVIEW: Amaala — the ‘audacious’ Red Sea Riviera project

By Frank Kane ·

Beijing show opens to uncertainty

By Reuters ·

Late Fernandes penalty earns Man United 3-2 win at Brighton

  • Solskjaer: ‘Spirit and character of the boys I don’t question. The fitness and form will come’
By AFP ·

‘What’s a UN journalist?’: New film on Syrian refugees sparks ire for lack of Arab casting

  • ‘The Newsroom’ actress Olivia Munn selected to star in drama ‘Aleppo’
  • Many online users are concerned that the film will center on a Western journalist, while the Syrian refugee will simply be seen as an extra
By Arab News ·