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 ·


Lebanese spy chief tests positive for virus 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

Saudi Arabia announces death of Prince Nawaf bin Saad bin Saud bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud

  • The funeral prayers were held on Tuesday in the Kingdom’s capital, Riyadh
By Arab News ·

Egyptian expats to start voting in country’s parliamentary elections

  • About 140 polling stations in the state’s embassies and consulates in 124 countries are available for Egyptians abroad to vote
  • A total of 568 seats are up for grabs in the elections, with an additional of 28 seats chosen by the president, bringing the total to 596
By Arab News ·


Lebanese spy chief tests positive for virus in US


Czech Republic reports 11,984 new coronavirus cases, highest daily tally

  • The number of people who died of the COVID-19 disease rose to 1,619
  • The government is to meet at an extraordinary session at 8:00 a.m. local time (0600 GMT) to discuss the epidemiological situation
By Reuters ·

Cathay Pacific to slash workforce, end Cathay Dragon brand due to pandemic

  • Airline to seek changes in conditions in its contracts with cabin crew and pilot
  • Plans to merge Cathay Dragon into Cathay’s main brand earlier this year hit roadblocks
By Reuters ·

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 ·