Macron accuses Lebanon leaders of betrayal over government failure

  • Lebanon's premier-designate Mustapha Adib stepped down on Saturday
  • French president also sent pointed warning to Iran-backed Shiite group Hezbollah
By AFP ·

Arab coalition says Yemeni prisoner swap ‘positive’ step

  • Agreement includes release of 15 Saudi soldiers, 4 Sudanese nationals
  • Red Cross to supervise prisoner exchange process in Yemen
By Arab News ·


Jordan’s monarch dissolves parliament in preparation for November election

  • In July, Jordan's electoral commission set Nov. 10 as the date for parliamentary elections
  • Under constitutional rules, the government must now resign within a week
By Reuters ·

Technical glitches on Absher prevent exempt Saudis from traveling abroad

  • On Sept. 13, the Saudi government issued a list of categories of people permitted to travel outside of the Kingdom
  • However, only a few days after the announcement, many students, patients and other exempted residents were unable to apply due to a technical fault on Absher
By Arab News ·


Egypt receives new batch of Russian railroad cars

By Mohammed Abu Zaid ·

France checks video claim for Paris knife attack

  • Friday’s attack left two badly wounded outside Charlie Hebdo’s former offices in Paris
  • Six people are still in custody, including the suspected perpetrator
By AFP ·

Qatar Airways reports $1.92 billion loss amid coronavirus crisis

  • Airline also disclosed it had received a $2 billion advance from its owner, the Qatari government
By Reuters ·