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Twitter: Doubling the Character Limit Will Not Change Our Identity

Twitter: Doubling the Character Limit Will Not Change Our Identity

Last week, Twitter finally granted its users their request and increased the character limit from 140 to 280. This move comes as part of a series of steps the company has been taking to attract more users worldwide.

Top Senegalese Adviser Says ECOWAS Upgraded to 6th Worldwide Economic Power after Morocco Joining

Top Senegalese Adviser Says ECOWAS Upgraded to 6th Worldwide Economic Power after Morocco Joining

Commenting on Morocco’s bid to join Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Senegalese top economic adviser Mubarak Lo said that it was a matter of time and inevitable.

Colombian President: No Magic Wand to Solve Venezuela's Crisis

Noble Prize winner Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos began a world tour visiting UK, Portugal and the Middle East after he had achieved peace in his country by signing a deal with the Colombian rebel movement FARC. Asharq Al-Awsat met with him during his stay in London, UK, and asked him abo

Khaled al-Abadi: Seven Banks Prepare to Move Headquarters to Aden

Khaled al-Abadi: Seven Banks Prepare to Move Headquarters to Aden

Deputy Governor of Yemen’s Central Bank Khaled al-Abadi has visited the Bank of England, which established 53 years ago the first central bank in the Arabian Peninsula in Crater district in Aden, the temporary capital of Yemen. When President Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi issued an order to move the he

Ghweil Says Tripoli is beyond Haftar’s Reach

Ghweil Says Tripoli is beyond Haftar’s Reach

Libya’s outgoing National Salvation Government Prime Minister Khalifa al-Ghweil told Asharq Al-Awsat on Friday that Libyan National Army (LNA) leader Khalifa Haftar will not be able to break into Tripoli. Ghweil said that eastern-based Field Marshal Haftar virtually has no army to enact his visio

Crown Prince: Neom’s Sovereign Laws will be Within Framework of Saudi Law

Crown Prince: Neom’s Sovereign Laws will be Within Framework of Saudi Law

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has said the Kingdom is in talks with some of the world’s biggest companies to develop technologies that will power life in the $500 billion Neom project, saying its sovereign laws will be within the framework of Saudi law. Prince Mohammed told Bloomberg New

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