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Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak dies

  • Hosni Mubarak stood down as President on Feb. 11, 2011 after 30 years in office
  • State TV said Mubarak died at a Cairo hospital where he had undergone an unspecified surgery
By AP ·

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UAE suspends flights to and from Iran over coronavirus outbreak

  • Kuwait says coronavirus cases have risen to eight
  • Bahrain reports six new cases, all patients transited Dubai from Iran
By Agencies ·

UN calls for ‘two state’ solution to be respected in Middle East

  • “All parties should refrain from undermining the viability of the two states solution in order to maintain the prospects for a just, comprehensive and lasting peace”
By AFP ·

Saudi Arabia tells UN: We are promoting sustainable methods in housing

  • Saudi Green Building Forum attended conference at UN headquarters
  • SGBF demonstrated its commitment to affordable housing through environmentally sustainable practices
By DEEMA AL-KHUDAIR ·

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Gulf countries announce measures to cut links with Iran as coronavirus cases rise in Middle East

  • The UAE suspended all passenger and cargo flights to Iran
  • Kuwait has canceled celebrations for national holidays on Tuesday and Wednesday
By AFP ·

World’s oldest man dies in Japan at 112

  • Chitetsu Watanabe, who was born on March 5, 1907 in Niigata, north of Tokyo, died on Sunday at his nursing home
  • The news came less than two weeks after Watanabe was officially recognized by Guinness World Records
By AFP ·

Automechanika Riyadh opens, featuring leading global suppliers

  • Saudi auto deals grew 40 percent last year with influx of female buyers
By By Saleh Fareed ·

Coronavirus forces fan ban at Italian football games

  • The Europa League game between Inter Milan and Ludogorets on Thursday will be affected
  • Italy reported its fifth death from the virus on Monday and it has the most confirmed cases in Europe
By AFP ·

Saudi Women’s Football League launched

By Faris Al-Rushud - Ali Khalid ·

Expelled reporters leave China after headline row

  • The journalists work for the WSJ’s news section, which is not linked to the editorial and opinion pages
By AFP ·