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UK mulls sanctions after Iran admits seizing British ship, Saudi minister calls Iran behavior ‘unacceptable’

  • In letter to UNl, Britain says Iran approached tanker in Omani waters
  • Letter says the Iranian action “constitutes illegal interference”
By Reuters - AP ·


Saudi Arabia committed to achieving sustainable development goals, says envoy to UN

  • Abdallah Al-Mouallimi, Saudi Arabia’s permanent representative to the UN, said the Kingdom committed to sustainability as part of Vision 2030
  • Al-Mouallimi pointed out that the Kingdom continues to strengthen its measures on climate change
By Arab News ·


Houthi shell fire wounds at least 2 children in north Yemen

  • A local Yemeni source said the mortar shell landed on a hous
  • The attack was caused by a mortar fired by the Houthis in the village of Ghail
By Arab News ·


Makkah Route: Health services presented to Hajjis in their home countries

  • 257,981 pilgrims benefited from the "preventive services" since the new initiative’s launch
By Lojien Ben Gassem ·


Citizen journalist among 11 civilians killed in northwest Syria

  • Anas Al-Dyab, a photographer and videographer in his early 20s, was a member of the White Helmets
By AFP ·


Japan’s ruling coalition secures upper house majority

  • “I believe the people chose political stability, urging us to pursue our policies and carry out diplomacy to protect Japan’s national interests,” Abe said
By AP ·


Air France, Emirates maintain Cairo flights after British Air suspension

  • British Airways, a unit of IAG, said it was suspending flights to Cairo for seven days “as a precaution”
  • Germany’s Lufthansa later said it had canceled its flights to Cairo from Munich and Frankfurt and would resume its connection
By Reuters ·


Twitter blocks accounts of Iranian state media outlets

  • Twitter said the accounts harassed people linked to the Baha’i faith
  • The Baha’i faith is a religious minority that has long faced persecution in Iran
By AFP ·