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 ·

Visit to Uzbekistan by high-level Saudi delegation starts

Visit to Uzbekistan by high-level Saudi delegation starts

  • Aim is to enhance bilateral relations
  • A number of joint projects will be launched during the trip
By Arab News ·

Denmark halts UAE flights for five days over COVID-19

Denmark halts UAE flights for five days over COVID-19

  • The statement said the UAE was communicating with Danish authorities “to clarify the details and cases”
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 ·

Copper slips as China’s coronavirus outbreak raises demand fears

Copper slips as China’s coronavirus outbreak raises demand fears

  • The metal reached an eight-year high of $8,238 on Jan. 8
By Reuters ·

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 ·