UN envoy hails 'tireless' Saudi efforts to restore order in south Yemen

  • Griffiths made the comments following ‘positive meeting’ with Saudi official
  • The UN envoy said they agreed on the need for continuous dialogue
By Arab News ·

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Explosion hits arms depot for Iran-backed faction in Iraq

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US says it has blocked billions of dollars from reaching Iran and its proxies

  • Special representative Brian Hook said Iran's military budget has plummeted because of US sanctions
  • As long as Iran moves illicit oil around the world to fund terrorists 'we will do something about it'
By Arab News ·


Saudi Arabia implements end to travel restrictions for Saudi women

  • Any person above the age of 21 does not need permission to travel
  • The rules were announced in a royal decree of sweeping reforms last month
By Arab News ·


US envoy to visit Qatar, Afghanistan for peace talks

  • Zalmay Khalilzad will resume talks with the Taliban in Doha
  • He will consult with leaders of the Afghan government in Kabul and encourage negotiations between the two sides,
By Reuters ·


Italy in limbo after PM Conte attacks Salvini and resigns

  • The move leaves the eurozone’s third largest economy in a political vacuum until President Sergio Mattarella decides whether to form a new coalition or call an election
  • The end of the 14-month-old coalition government opens the way for Mattarella to begin consultations with political parties, with a range of options available
By AFP ·


Weekly Energy Recap: OPEC+ keeps market in check

  • Brent crude made a slight rebound over the week to finish at $58.64 per barrel
  • While traders continue to worry about a coming global recession and reduced global oil demand as a result, OPEC+ is continuing to stabilize the market
By Faisal Faeq ·


Floyd Mayweather denies Manny Pacquiao rematch in Saudi Arabia talks

  • A video that appeared on social media on Sunday featured Mayweather saying he was traveling to Saudi Arabia to discuss the fight
  • But now Mayweather says video is old and the fight will never happen
By Arab News ·


Twitter shuts more than 200,000 Chinese accounts targeting Hong Kong protests

  • Twitter traced the Hong Kong campaign to two fake Chinese and English Twitter accounts that pretended to be news organizations based in Hong Kong
  • An additional 936 core accounts Twitter believes originated from within China attempted to sow political discord in Hong Kong
By AP ·


New James Bond film title ‘No Time To Die’

  • Filming of the 25th cinematic instalment of the British spy saga is already underway, but has been beset by problems
  • Oscar winner Rami Malek will play the villain in the long-awaited movie that is set to see Craig bow out after eight years as 007
By AFP ·