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New government shows Hezbollah ‘takeover of Lebanon is complete’

  • Marwan Hamade: Now Hezbollah completes its takeover through the new government where we find the fingerprints of the Syrian regime
  • Road to economic recovery will not be easy, warns Lebanese PM Hassan Diab
By Najia Houssari/Randa Takieddine ·

US says Hezbollah works for the Iranian regime, not the Lebanese people

  • The EU lists Hezbollah’s military wing as a banned terrorist group
  • Pompeo last week called on ‘all nations’ to classify Hezbollah as
By Arab News ·

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Saudi Arabia a ‘pioneer’ in energy transformation, minister tells Davos

  • Prince Abdulaziz says Kingdom has a duty to play its part in the energy transformation away from fossil fuels
  • He pledges that Saudi Arabia’s entire power sector will change to gas and renewable energy by 2030
By Frank Kane ·

Who’s afraid of the big bad wolf? Not Rami, the Saudi who has seven as pets

  • At home with the Saudi man who has four young children … and a pack of ferocious carnivores as the family pets
By TARIQ AL-THAQAFI ·

Successor to slain Iran general faces same fate if he kills Americans: US envoy

  • Washington blamed Soleimani for masterminding attacks by Iran-aligned militias against US forces in the region
  • Ghaani promised to “continue in this luminous path” taken by Soleimani and said the goal was to drive US forces out of the region
By Reuters ·

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Turkey targets Somalia for oil drilling

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Saudi Arabia a ‘pioneer’ in energy transformation, minister tells Davos

  • Prince Abdulaziz says Kingdom has a duty to play its part in the energy transformation away from fossil fuels
  • He pledges that Saudi Arabia’s entire power sector will change to gas and renewable energy by 2030
By Frank Kane ·

Riyadh to host inaugural Saudi international cycling race

  • This new race represents an exciting organizational challenge, a coherent sporting event for an entire category of riders
By SALEH FAREED ·

Google CEO calls for regulation of artificial intelligence

  • Sundar Pichai’s comments come as lawmakers and governments seriously consider putting limits on how artificial intelligence is used
  • Pichai’s comments suggest the company may be hoping to head off a broad-based crackdown by the EU on the technology
By AP ·