G20 ready to limit effects of coronavirus on global economy, Saudi finance minister

  • G20 will continue to take joint action to strengthen international co-operation and frameworks
  • Finance ministers agree measures to tackle global problems, coronavirus
By Frank Kane - NOOR NUGALI ·

Iran reports lowest turnout for general election since 1979

  • Conservatives look set for a landslide win in the 290-seat parliament
  • Authorities barred roughly half the candidates from contesting, experts say
By AP ·

Arab coalition forces intercept, destroy Houthi boat rigged with explosives

  • Explosives-laden boat ‘a threat to regional and international security’
By Arab News ·

Russia, Saudi-funded UN project to combat illicit arms’ trade launched

  • The project supports the implementation of the UN Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy
By SPA ·

Saudi cleric blasts Erdogan

By Arab News ·


Lawyer of man suing Qatari royal says intimidation won’t discourage accountability fight after girlfriend raped

  • Girlfriend of man suing emir’s brother found brutally bludgeoned, raped
  • Two of Khaled Al-Thani's former employees accuse the Qatari of ordering them to kill his enemies

Protests in New Delhi against India’s citizenship law ahead of Trump visit

  • Hundreds of people supporting the new law clashed with those opposing it
  • The protest comes just a day before US President Donald Trump begins a two-day visit to India
By AFP ·

Sensational Fury crushes Wilder in heavyweight title rematch

  • Britain’s Fury dominated the American champion Deontay Wilder
  • The fight drew a star-studded crowd
By AFP ·

Qatar’s BeIN chairman, two others indicted in bribery case

  • Former FIFA general secretary Jerome Valcke charged with accepting bribes, among others
  • Al-Khelaifi charged with inciting Valcke to commit aggravated criminal mismanagement
By AP ·