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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 ·

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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
By NAJIA HOUSSARI ·

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 ·

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Lebanese spy chief tests positive for virus in US

By NAJIA HOUSSARI ·

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 ·