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Leaders in pledge to stay out of Libya war

  • Peace summit in Berlin agrees to enforce UN arms embargo
  • Macron has “acute concerns over the arrival of Syrian and foreign fighters" in Tripoli
By Randa Takieddine ·

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Protesters back on Beirut streets after overnight bid to storm parliament

  • Lebanese security forces fire water cannon, tear gas and rubber bullets
  • Security forces were bracing for more rioting
By NAJIA HOUSSARI ·

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SAGIA chief to lead delegation to WEF meeting in Davos as number of overseas firms starting business in Saudi Arabia breaks record

By Frank Kane ·

Saudi courts to handle copyrights, patents cases

  • The Supreme Judicial Council approved the change and the Justice Ministry set up a plan to train judges on copyrights system and on handling patents disputes inside commercial courts
By Arab News ·

Dozens of Iraqi protestors wounded as anti-government unrest resumes

  • In Baghdad’s Tayaran Square overnight, protesters threw petrol bombs and stones at police
  • Baghdad police said its forces had successfully reopened all the roads that were closed by “violent gatherings.”
By Reuters ·

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Palestinian impatience threatens Gaza cease-fire

By HAZEM BALOUSHA ·

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10-year-old Bangladeshi’s communication app creates buzz

  • “I thought we should have something of our own, which inspired me to start working on my communication app”: Ayman Al-Anam
By SHEHAB SUMON ·

Dubai rents may be bottoming out as ‘green shoots’ appear

  • An estimated 45,000 homes were completed in Dubai in 2019 according to Chesterton estimates
By Arab News ·

Amaala lift champion trophy in Saudi Arabia’s first-ever desert polo tournament

  • Amaala earned the bragging rights as the 2020, and inaugural, AlUla Desert Polo champions
By AMEERA ABID ·

Google honors female Egyptian lawyer Mufidah Abdul-Rahman

  • Abdul-Rahman was born 106 years ago in Cairo in 1914, she died on Sept. 3, 2002
  • Abdul-Rahman co-founded the National Feminist Party, an organization that fights for universal suffrage in Egypt
By Arab News ·