US contractor told Lebanese port official of chemicals risk

  • Concerns about the ammonium nitrate were known within the Lebanese government before the deadly blast
  • The thousands of tons of ammonium nitrate had been stored in the warehouse for more than six years
By AP ·

Hagia Sophia prayers ‘sparked Turkey’s new COVID-19 cases’

  • Government figures disputed by health professionals who warn that several provinces bearing brunt of pandemic
By Arab News ·

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Libya’s speaker reveals details of meeting with US ambassador

  • In an exclusive interview, Aguila Saleh tells Arab news Richard Norland backs plans for implementation of Cairo Declaration and formation of new government
  • The two men also discussed the resumption of oil exports, the prospects for a ceasefire, and plans to base the new Libyan administration in Sirte
By Sawsan Abu Hussein ·

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Egypt fears second wave as coronavirus cases climb

By Mohammed Abu Zaid ·

Notice setting date for Saudi international flights ‘is bogus’

  • Aviation chiefs issue official denial after fake circular says passengers can fly to and from Kingdom from October
By Rashid Hassan ·

US contractor told Lebanese port official of chemicals risk

  • Concerns about the ammonium nitrate were known within the Lebanese government before the deadly blast
  • The thousands of tons of ammonium nitrate had been stored in the warehouse for more than six years
By AP ·

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Taliban rule out cease-fire until it is agreed in talks

  • President Ghani’s order to release 400 hardcore Taliban prisoners opens way for negotiations
By Sayed Salahuddin ·

S&P 500 inches closer to record high

  • US stock market index returns to levels last seen before the onset of coronavirus crisis
By Reuters ·

Record-breaking Lukaku propelling Inter’s European dream

  • Inter reach their first European semifinal since 2010 when they went on to win the Champions League
By AP ·

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‘Paranormal’: Netflix’s first Egyptian series whips up social media storm

  • The books featured Dr. Rifaat Ismail, a professor of hematology whose life is taken over by supernatural forces
By Mohammed Abu Zaid ·