Cash for chaos as brokers swoop in on battered Beirut after blast

  • Explosion left hundreds of thousands homeless
  • WHO says 50% of hospitals “out of service”

King Salman arrives in Neom

By Arab News ·

Saudi body to help UN devise policies for sustainable living

  • Saudi Green Building Forum granted accreditation as an observer to UNEP governing body
By Rawan Radwan ·

Turkey urges Baghdad to cooperate as operations against Kurdish militants to continue

  • In June, Ankara launched a new ground offensive, dubbed Operation Claw Tiger, that saw Turkish troops advance deeper into Iraq
  • The PKK, designated a terrorist group by Turkey, the United States and the European Union, took up arms against the Turkish state in 1984
By Reuters ·


Sri Lankan leader appoints Cabinet, state ministers

  • Spotlight on economy, security as 67 officials take oath in palace ceremony
By Mohammed Rasooldeen ·


New Delhi accused of ‘hate-mongering’ over virus

By Sanjay Kumar ·


Indonesia begins human trials of anti-virus vaccine


Turkey on brink of recession as economy collapses

  • Consumer debt has increased by 25 percent to more than $100 billion in the past three months
By Arab News ·

Atletico catching all the breaks in Champions League

  • A victory against Leipzig will put Atletico back in the semifinals for the first time since 2017
By AP ·

Facebook donates $2.1 million to support Lebanon

  • Managing Director Facebook MENA Ramez Shehadi: We are donating more than $2.1 million to local hospitals, medical institutions and NGOs
  • Ramez Shehadi: We’re working with hospitals and local partners to launch local access to our blood donation tool — allowing donors to find nearby blood donation centers in need of support
By Zaira Lakhpatwala ·