video Frankly Speaking: Can Lebanon ever have an ‘independent’ president?

Frankly Speaking: Can Lebanon ever have an ‘independent’ president?

  • Ziad Hayek explains how he would fix the economy and break the political deadlock without Hezbollah’s support
  • Presidential candidate weighs in on relations with the GCC bloc and whether a war with Israel is now inevitable
video By Arab News ·

Hajj pilgrims innovate for comfort amid Saudi Arabia’s efforts to beat the heat photos

Hajj pilgrims innovate for comfort amid Saudi Arabia’s efforts to beat the heat

  • Portable fans, personal water sprinklers among useful aids in scorching conditions
By MOHAMMED AL-KINANI ·

Netanyahu denounces tactical pauses in Gaza fighting to get in aid

Netanyahu denounces tactical pauses in Gaza fighting to get in aid

  • He turned to his military secretary and made it clear that this was unacceptable to him
By Reuters ·

Kuwait Red Crescent distributes meat to Lebanese families, Syrian, Palestinian refugees

Kuwait Red Crescent distributes meat to Lebanese families, Syrian, Palestinian refugees

  • Initiative follows last week's distribution of Eid Al-Adha packages by the KRCS
By Arab News ·

Ex-leader Jacob Zuma’s party says it will join opposition in South Africa’s parliament

Ex-leader Jacob Zuma’s party says it will join opposition in South Africa’s parliament

  • ANC and largest rival, the white-led, pro-business Democratic Alliance, agreed on Friday to work together in a coalition
By Reuters ·

CNN rules for first US presidential debate: no props, muted microphones

CNN rules for first US presidential debate: no props, muted microphones

  • CNN said candidates eligible to participate must appear on a sufficient number of state ballots to reach the 270 electoral vote threshold needed to win and receive at least 15 percent in four separate national polls
By Reuters ·

CNN rules for first US presidential debate: no props, muted microphones

CNN rules for first US presidential debate: no props, muted microphones

  • CNN said candidates eligible to participate must appear on a sufficient number of state ballots to reach the 270 electoral vote threshold needed to win and receive at least 15 percent in four separate national polls
By Reuters ·