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الشرق الأوسط | أخبار دولية وعربية

Page Load Speed

3 sec in total

First Response

194 ms

Resources Loaded

2.1 sec

Page Rendered

749 ms screenshot

About Website

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جريدة الشرق الأوسط صحيفة عربية دولية تهتم بآخر الأخبار بجميع أنواعها على المستويين العربي والعالمي.


Key Findings

We analyzed page load time and found that the first response time was 194 ms and then it took 2.8 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 50% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics performance score


Network Requests Diagram

194 ms

268 ms


199 ms


17 ms


73 ms

Our browser made a total of 123 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 7% of them (9 requests) were addressed to the original, 73% (90 requests) were made to and 3% (4 requests) were made to The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (958 ms) relates to the external source

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 398.8 kB (29%)

Content Size

1.4 MB

After Optimization

998.5 kB

In fact, the total size of main page is 1.4 MB. This result falls beyond the top 1M of websites and identifies a large and not optimized web page that may take ages to load. 60% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 894.1 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization


Potential reduce by 99.0 kB

  • Original 120.9 kB
  • After minification 112.6 kB
  • After compression 21.9 kB

HTML content can be minified and compressed by a website’s server. The most efficient way is to compress content using GZIP which reduces data amount travelling through the network between server and browser. HTML code on this page is well minified. It is highly recommended that content of this web page should be compressed using GZIP, as it can save up to 99.0 kB or 82% of the original size.

Image Optimization


Potential reduce by 55.5 kB

  • Original 894.1 kB
  • After minification 838.6 kB

Image size optimization can help to speed up a website loading time. The chart above shows the difference between the size before and after optimization. Aawsat images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization


Potential reduce by 106.4 kB

  • Original 191.1 kB
  • After minification 160.6 kB
  • After compression 84.7 kB

It’s better to minify JavaScript in order to improve website performance. The diagram shows the current total size of all JavaScript files against the prospective JavaScript size after its minification and compression. It is highly recommended that all JavaScript files should be compressed and minified as it can save up to 106.4 kB or 56% of the original size.

CSS Optimization


Potential reduce by 137.8 kB

  • Original 191.2 kB
  • After minification 171.7 kB
  • After compression 53.4 kB

CSS files minification is very important to reduce a web page rendering time. The faster CSS files can load, the earlier a page can be rendered. needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 137.8 kB or 72% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 48 (43%)

Requests Now


After Optimization


The browser has sent 112 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Aawsat. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 21 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 16 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

SEO Factors SEO score


Language and Encoding

  • Language Detected


  • Language Claimed


  • Encoding


Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that Arabic is used on the page, and it does not match the claimed English language. Our system also found out that main page’s claimed encoding is utf-8. Use of this encoding format is the best practice as the main page visitors from all over the world won’t have any issues with symbol transcription.

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph data is detected on the main page of Aawsat. This is the best way to make the web page social media friendly. Here is how it looks like on Facebook: