Saudi Arabia oversees oil agreement on stage 2 of output cuts

  • Saudi-led alliance has restored stability to global crude market
  • Production will increase by 2 million barrels per day
By Frank Kane ·


High-profile Twitter accounts swept up in wave of apparent hacking

By Reuters ·


Lebanon’s new National Civil Front will pressure government to resign

  • Beirut Bar Association says ongoing insecurity is ‘undermining rule of law’


Houthis escalate attacks on Marib

By Saeed Al-Batati ·

Saudi Arabia to host massive defense exhibition to rival IDEX

  • World’s largest arms importer seeks to develop its own manufacturing sector
  • Former Farnborough Airshow CEO Shaun Ormrod has been hired as chief executive of Saudi Arabia’s biennial World Defense Show

El-Sisi says Egypt will not stand idle to threat to Egyptian and Libyan security

  • Libyan tribal leaders flew on Wednesday to Cairo from the eastern city of Benghazi for a meeting with El-Sisi
  • El-Sisi said at the meeting Egypt’s main goal in Libya was to “activate the free will of the Libyan people”
By Reuters ·

UK’s Raab says unacceptable for Russian intelligence services to target COVID-19 work

  • Raab’s comments come after Britain also accused Russia on Thursday of trying to interfere in its 2019 general election
By Reuters ·

Tanker off UAE sought by US over Iran sanctions ‘hijacked’

  • The circumstances of the hijack are still unclear and the boat has been tracked to Iranian waters
By AP ·

Local hero Mounir Lazzez delights fans with UFC debut win

  • Calvin Kattar defeats Dan Ige in All-American featherweight clash at UFC Fight Night 1 in Abu Dhabi
By Ali Khaled ·

Bienvenue! Arab and French-speaking world salutes the launch of Arab News en Français

  • New digital edition creates a unique window of communication, Saudi Minister Adel Al-Jubeir says
By Jonathan Gornall ·