Russia, Turkey reach ‘historic’ deal on Syria border

  • A five-day pause in Turkey’s cross-border military offensive to allow the withdrawal of Kurdish YPG fighters from the border area expires at 10 pm
  • Turkey says Kurdish YPG militia forces must leave a ‘safe zone’ it wants to establish along its border with northeast Syria
By AFP ·

Analysis

Ankara accuses Tehran of betrayal: Is the alliance of convenience collapsing? 

  • Erdogan says Iran betraying the consensus between the two countries
By MENEKSE TOKYAY ·

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From the virtual world to the real world: How Lebanese youth’s online revolution powered street protests

  • For the first five days of the demonstrations, television images transmitted live to the Lebanese public provided the incentive for people to take to the streets
  • On the sixth day, activists reconsidered social media, and WhatsApp has become the most-used platform to transmit live images
By NAJIA HOUSSARI ·

Saudi Arabia’s Al-Jubeir meets senior French officials, tours Al-Ula exhibition

  • Al-Jubeir met with French Minister of Foreign Affairs during his official visit
  • He also visited the exhibition the Al-Ula exhibition in Paris
By Arab News ·

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Kartarpur corridor deal between Pakistan and India to be signed on Oct. 24

  • Border crossing will give Indian Sikhs visa-free access to Darbar Sahib in Pakistan
By Sanjay Kumar - RAJA RIAZ ·

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Bangladesh MP caught cheating in public exam

By SHEHAB SUMON ·

Oman said to mull new regional airline

By Reuters ·

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Lebanon struggles to restore normality amid protests

By NAJIA HOUSSARI ·

Temasek in $3bn Keppel bid

By Reuters ·

Saudi team wins third spot in fencing contest GCC Women’s Games

  • The team was represented by Lin Al-Fawzan, Sarah Al-Salmi, Aseel Halawani and Nada Abed
By Arab News ·

Social media app TikTok removes Daesh propaganda videos

  • An employee at TikTok told AFP that about 10 accounts were removed for posting the videos
  • The videos featured corpses being paraded through streets and Daesh fighters with guns
By AFP ·