Hassan Diab announces Lebanon government's resignation amid blast outrage

  • Prime Minister Hassan Diab says blast was caused by endemic corruption
By Reuters ·

Desecrated: blast leaves old Beirut’s heritage gems in ruins

  • Gems of the city’s heritage were damaged beyond repair
  • Many of old Beirut’s remaining colonial-era and earlier landmarks had already been damaged by 15 years of civil war and neglect
By AFP ·

Iran shutters newspaper after expert questions coronavirus numbers

  • Jahane Sanat began publishing in 2004 and was mainly focused on business news
  • ‘The administration resorted to secrecy for political and security reasons’
By AP ·

Saudi bridge continues to aid stricken in Lebanon

  • So far, 290 tons of aid transported to provide urgent humanitarian needs to people affected by explosion
By Arab News ·

Tunisia PM designate will form a technocrat government without political parties

  • Mechichi said he will form a technocrat government without political parties
By Reuters ·

Troops from Niger and France hunt for killers of aid workers in Niger nature reserve

  • Attackers on motorbikes ambushed the group of aid workers as they drove through the giraffe reserve
  • France has 5,100 troops deployed in the arid region south of the Sahara desert
By Reuters ·

Egypt’s annual urban consumer price inflation fell to 4.2% in July

  • Month on month inflation has increased in Egypt over the past month
By Reuters ·

IPL gets government clearance for UAE edition

  • Due to the rising coronavirus cases in India, the 13th edition of the Twenty20 tournament is scheduled to take place between Sept. 19 and Nov. 10 in Sharjah, Abu Dhabi and Dubai
  • The world’s richest cricket league will be played outside India for the third time after being held in South Africa in 2009 and the UAE in 2014 because it clashed with the national elections
By AFP ·

Research shows ‘mobile-first’ strategy is key to reaching more Saudi consumers

  • The “demand for TV-quality mobile content is growing faster than ever,” with 87 percent of Saudis watching more videos on their smartphone
  • Saudis spend a daily average of four hours on their mobile phones for entertainment
By Arab News ·