Update

Explosion hits Hezbollah weapons store in southern Lebanon

  • Blast took place in the village of Ain Qanaa, a Hezbollah stronghold
By Arab News ·

Developing

UN General Assembly: Trump says Abraham Accords brought optimism to Middle East

  • US President flaunts regional foreign policy achievements to world leaders
  • Blames China for coronavirus pandemic as general debate gets underway
By Arab News ·

Developing

G20 trade and investment ministers discuss COVID-19 response under Saudi Arabia's presidency

By Arab News ·

Saudi Arabia's foreign minister and Greek counterpart discuss bilateral ties

  • They discussed bilateral relations and regional and international developments
By Arab News ·

Turkey, Greece agree to resume talks to resolve disputes

  • Erdogan called for a regional conference that would gather all sides involved in the dispute — including Turkish Cypriots
  • The two neighboring NATO members have been locked in a tense standoff over energy exploitation rights
By AP ·

Special

East Manhattan a ghost town during UNGA

  • General Assembly has gone virtual for first time in its 75-year history due to COVID-19
  • Pandemic has dealt devastating blow to New York’s tourism sector, economy
By Ephrem Kossaify ·

Special

Over 70 Afghan government troops killed in Taliban attacks

By Sayed Salahuddin ·

Having flu doubles risk of coronavirus death: Study

By Arab News ·

Libya’s NOC says production to rise as it seeks to revive oil industry

  • Libya produced around 1.2 million bpd – over 1 percent of global production – before the blockade
  • Libya’s return to the oil market is sustainable
By Reuters ·

Luis Suarez suspected of cheating on Italian exam

  • The Italian exam was a first step required in order to receive a passport ahead of a possible transfer to Juventus
  • Juventus coach Andrea Pirlo said a proposed deal for Suarez was unlikely to go ahead because of delays in the Uruguayan’s bid to get an Italian passport
By AFP ·

Swiss prosecutors call for Al-Khelaifi, Valcke to face prison in beIN TV rights trial

  • The prosecution called for a 28-month sentence for Al-Khelaifi, and three years for Valcke as their trial moved into its final days
By AFP ·