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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
By NAJIA HOUSSARI ·

Update

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 ·

Saudi Ministry of Industry and Mineral Resources launches mining reserves, complexes and mining licenses service

  • The move comes as a preparation for the launch of the new mining investment system
By SPA ·

Iraqis gather in Baghdad to mark anti-government protests anniversary

  • Protesters waved the Iraqi flag and chanted “free revolutionaries"
By Reuters ·

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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  ·

Exclusive

Pakistan 'promised to bring Taliban around to cease-fire'

By Mehreen Zahra-Malik ·

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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
By NAJIA HOUSSARI ·

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 ·