Special Dispute between Aoun and Hariri escalates in Lebanon

Dispute between Aoun and Hariri escalates in Lebanon

  • Deadlock continues as country awaits formation of new government
By NAJIA HOUSSARI ·

Baghdad suicide blasts expose gaps in Iraq’s strained military

Baghdad suicide blasts expose gaps in Iraq’s strained military

  • PM’s security overhaul sees new federal police commander and chief of elite Falcons Unit
By AFP ·

Special UN envoy calls for greater sense of urgency in Syrian peace efforts

UN envoy calls for greater sense of urgency in Syrian peace efforts

  • Geir Pederson wants enhanced international diplomacy, and tighter focus on progress in drafting new constitution
  • The fifth session of the Small Body of the Syrian Constitutional Committee begins in Geneva on Monday
By Ephrem Kossaify ·

Saudi TV says missile or drone intercepted over Riyadh

Saudi TV says missile or drone intercepted over Riyadh

  • Social media users posted video of what appeared to be an explosion in the air over Riyadh
  • The Houthis did not immediately acknowledge launching a missile or a drone toward Riyadh
By AP ·

Russia’s RDIF signs vaccine production deal with Turkey

Russia’s RDIF signs vaccine production deal with Turkey

  • RDIF said it had begun transferring the production technology to Turkey
By Reuters ·

Russia detains dozens of Navalny supporters at anti-Putin protests

Russia detains dozens of Navalny supporters at anti-Putin protests

  • The first protests took place in the Far East and Siberia
  • Authorities vowed a tough crackdown with police saying unsanctioned public events would be “immediately suppressed”
By AFP ·

SABIC to begin construction of plastic recycling facility in the Netherlands

SABIC to begin construction of plastic recycling facility in the Netherlands

  • The construction phase for the unit is expected to become operational in the second half of 2022
  • The project will be realized under a 50:50 joint venture
By Argaam ·

Transfers are out of my hands, says Liverpool manager Klopp

Transfers are out of my hands, says Liverpool manager Klopp

  • Liverpool suffers alarming loss of form going five league games without a win
By AFP ·

Special ‘How do we get smarter? With better data’

‘How do we get smarter? With better data’

  • Media innovator Tarek Daouk on the key trends shaping the Middle East’s business future
By Zaira Lakhpatwala ·