‘Don't be a fool’ Trump tells Erdogan in letter: World reacts

  • Turkey's President Erdogan threw the letter in the bin while Russia described it as 'highly unusual'
  • Trump's rivals at home said they were astonished by the tone of the communication
By Arab News ·

Pence meets Erdogan to urge halt to Turkey's Syria offensive

  • Kurdish-led authority called for a corridor 'to evacuate dead and wounded civilians'
  • Turkish assault has created a new humanitarian crisis in Syria with 200,000 civilians taking flight
By Reuters ·

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Saudi Arabia and Palestinians agree to establish economic committee, joint business council

  • King Salman welcomed Abbas and his accompanying delegation to Saudi Arabia on Wednesday
  • Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman held talks with President Abbas on Thursday
By Arab News ·

Iraqi blogger outspoken about country’s corruption detained

  • Al-Khafaji, 29, runs a popular Facebook page called “Brothers Iraq” that focuses on human rights violations
  • The relative said Al-Khafaji received threats from unknown people in recent days warning him not to publish posts about the protests
By AP ·

Trump to host next year's G7 summit at his Florida golf resort, White House says

  • Mulvaney told reporters the summit would take place at Doral on 2020, and that the administration selected Trump's resort
  • "Doral was by far and away the best physical facility for this meeting," he said at a news briefing
By Reuters ·

A sham Qatar deal could have cost ex Barclays exec $64m, court hears

  • Roger Jenkins stood to get “good leaver” package -lawyer
  • Defense lawyers tell jury SFO case is misconceived, perverse
By Reuters ·

Lebanon’s Nejmeh signs cooperation agreement with Arsenal

  • Flagship English club Arsenal has signed a cooperation agreement with Lebanon’s Nejmeh Sporting Club
  • Arsenal will assist Nejmeh at academy level, coaching of age-group teams and in business-related areas such as administration and marketing
By Arab News ·

Trump Twitter photo attack backfires as Pelosi owns it

  • Trump's Pelosi tweet has being used as a celebration of the Speaker
  • Celebrities who have rebuked the president for the tweet have included Mia Farrow
By AFP ·