Saudi candidate through to next round of WTO race

  • Tuwaijri is among three women and one other man bidding to become the next director-general of the WTO
  • The other remaining candidates are from Kenya, Nigeria, South Korea, and the UK
By Hebshi Alshammari ·

France backs calls for EU sanctions on Turkey

  • Cypriot officials insist the EU shouldn’t set a ‘double standard’ by imposing sanctions against Belarus for alleged voter fraud while avoiding doing so when Turkey carries on its exploration at the expense of EU members
By Arab News ·

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US official predicts Qatar will eventually normalize ties with Israel

  • Lenderking suggested Qatar was playing a more positive role than Turkey, which has publicly denounced normalization
  • Lenderking argued if the UAE and Bahrain could normalize ties with Israel, the rift between the GCC and Qatar could be resolved, too
By RAY HANANIA ·

Saudi woman runs a seamless op to meet military demands

  • Turfah Al-Mutairi’s factory creates cutting-edge uniforms, and she hopes to expand beyond the Kingdom
By Mohammed Al-Sulami ·

Yemen prisoner exchange talks open in Switzerland

  • The Yemen conflict has killed tens of thousands of people, most of them civilians, and sparked what the UN calls the world’s worst humanitarian crisis
By AFP ·

France backs calls for EU sanctions on Turkey

  • Cypriot officials insist the EU shouldn’t set a ‘double standard’ by imposing sanctions against Belarus for alleged voter fraud while avoiding doing so when Turkey carries on its exploration at the expense of EU members
By Arab News ·

UK retail sales shoot past pre-virus levels as shoppers migrate online

  • Britain suffered the biggest economic hit of any G7 economy between April and June, when output fell by more than 20 percent
By Reuters ·

Liverpool face Chelsea test as Manchester clubs enter fray

  • Pep Guardiola has shored up his defense by signing Netherlands international Nathan Ake
By AFP ·

US officials to ban TikTok, WeChat downloads from Sunday

  • The move comes amid rising US-China tensions over technology
By AFP ·

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Netflix exec on the 5-year partnership with Saudi animation studio Myrkott

By Zaira Lakhpatwala ·

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Reporter sues BBC, claiming she was bullied into Syria warzone

By Christopher Hamill-Stewart ·

Palestinian National Museum art show opens in Paris

  • Art given to the exiled museum has been held in the IMA’s reserves in France since 2015
  • “It is a Palestinian museum in exile made up of donations from artists from a number of countries which we keep in our reserves,” Former French Culture Minister Jack Lang said
By AFP ·
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Dubai gets a taste of kosher

By Rebecca Anne Proctor ·