Lebanon, Israel to hold maritime border talks

  • UNIFIL shows readiness to support negotiating parties
  • Israel had agreed in June 2019 to start talks on these maritime borders with US mediation


Macron says Syrian mercenaries operating in Karabakh

  • Macron said he had evidence that militants had travelled through the Turkish city of Gaziantep on their way to the conflict in the Caucasus
  • The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Ankara had dispatched at least 300 proxies from northern Syria
By Reuters ·

Israel's Mossad chief discusses 'cooperation' with Bahrain

  • Cohen visited Bahrain on Wednesday and discussed "topics of mutual interest" with Bahraini officials
  • The September 15 US-brokered deal was signed in Washington at the same time as an Israel-UAE normalisation agreement
By AFP ·


Egypt extends measures to boost country’s struggling tourism sector

  • The measures include the waiving of visa fees until April 30 next year for tourists visiting the governorates of South Sinai, the Red Sea, Luxor and Aswan
  • Businesses that operate within the tourism industry, including hotels, will not have to pay any fees or electricity, water and gas bills until Dec. 31 this year
By Mohamed Abu Zeid ·


US bans palm oil imports from Malaysian production giant over labor abuse claims

  • American customs agency probe into Malaysian government-linked firm FGV revealed indicators of forced and child labor, physical and sexual violence
  • The allegations of abuse related especially to migrant laborers who make up the company’s main plantation workforce
By Ushar Daniele  ·


Liberalization of dollar exchange rate at hospitals leaves people dying in their homes in Lebanon

  • Lebanese doctors emigrate after their money, lives, and homeland idea are stolen

Qatar Racing’s Oisin Murphy vows to clear name after positive cocaine test

  • The Irishman denied using the drug and said he was awaiting a “B” sample
By Arab News ·

Twitter ties 130 accounts trying to disrupt first Trump-Biden debate to Iran

  • Says it was able to identify the threats based on information from the FBI
By Arab News ·