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 ·

ICC members demand end to ‘intimidation’ so court can carry out work

ICC members demand end to ‘intimidation’ so court can carry out work

  • Group of 93 states issues statement amid reports of Israeli activities against court
  • Call is also in response to the behavior of other countries
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 ·