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First UAE delegation in Israel agrees multibillion-dollar fund, visa-free travel

  • The officials were greeted by the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
  • Four agreements signed in 5-hour meeting to cement normalization
By Arab News ·

Saudi W20 presidency ‘extraordinary,’ says Australia head

  • Coronavirus pandemic puts spotlight on women’s empowerment, Erin Lynn claims
By Lojien Ben Gassem ·

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Lebanese spy chief tests positive for coronavirus in US

  • Lebanon’s General Directorate of Public Security said that Maj. Gen. Abbas Ibrahim is in ‘good health,’ but will postpone his return to Beirut following the PCR test
By NAJIA HOUSSARI ·

Saudi Arabia appoints second female ambassador

  • Amal Yahya Al-Moallimi is the ambassador to Norway
  • Her appointment makes her the second female Saudi ambassador
By Arab News ·

UN Libya envoy ‘quite optimistic’ on ceasefire prospects

  • The UN’s Libya envoy said Wednesday she was 'quite optimistic' on ceasefire prospects
By AFP ·

Philippines reports 1,509 new coronavirus cases, 60 more deaths

  • The healthy ministry said there were 60 additional COVID-19 deaths confirmed
By Reuters ·

Australian watchdog considers its own Google antitrust case

  • Competition and Consumer Commission launched Australian court action against Google in July
By AP ·

Guardiola under pressure as City chase elusive crown

  • Despite all their domestic success in recent years, City have never gone beyond the semifinals of the Champions League
By AFP ·

Publicis Groupe veteran Kamal Dimachkie leaves as new successor is named

  • Dimachkie’s career spans three decades of leadership and accomplishment in international and regional markets
  • Shoueiry founded the agency’s Social Content Lab and played a key role in cultivating digital design thinking across the region
By Zaira Lakhpatwala ·