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UN's Guterres: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince contributed to reaching Yemen agreement

  • UN Secretary General said crown prince had been “very important to the outcome of the consultations”
  • The secretary-general thanked those inside and outside the region that tried to encourage progress
By Arab News ·

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Strasbourg gunman Cherif Chekatt shot dead by police

  • Chekatt was killed after firing on police officers, who returned fire
  • Reporters near the scene heard three to four gunshots after a huge police operation
By Arab News ·


Ceasefire for Hodeidah agreed at peace talks: UN

  • The agreement between Yemen’s warring parties included the deployment of neutral forces and the establishment of humanitarian corridors.
  • Guterres: Consensus has been reached regarding aid delivery to Taiz
By Arab News ·


King of Latin pop Enrique Iglesias launches Ad Diriyah festival

  • Enrique Iglesias took the stage in an outdoor arena in historic Ad Diriyah
  • The cheers were deafening, the excitement electric and the performance magical


A vital waterway: Why the Red Sea matters to Saudi Arabia

By Rawan Radwan - DEEMA AL-KHUDAIR ·

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Israel locks down Ramallah after two soldiers shot dead

  • The bloodshed began when Israeli forces shot dead two Palestinians
  • Hours later, a Palestinian gunman killed two Israeli soldiers and wounded a third
By Daoud Kuttab ·


In Pakistan public education suffocates under surging population

  • With birth control and family planning virtually unheard of in this ultraconservative region, the ill-equipped public school system has not kept up with population growth
  • There are 22.6 million children out of school nationwide in Pakistan, and only 53 percent of children above 10 years of age able to read and write
By AFP ·


Iran falls to sixth biggest oil supplier to India as sanctions bite

  • Tehran dropped two places to become only the sixth biggest supplier after New Delhi cut purchases due to the impact of US sanctions
  • The UAE, which was the sixth biggest oil seller to India in October, became the third-top seller to India in November
By Reuters ·


Susie Wolff backs Saudi Arabia's Formula E debut to inspire women throughout the Kingdom

  • History-maker backs Ad-Diriyah weekend to inspire more women to get behind the wheel in Saudi Arabia.
  • F1 legend Massa set to make his Formula E debut for Wolff's Venturi team.


Turkey remains world’s worst offender against press freedom

  • A report by the Committee to Protect Journalists said that a near-record number of journalists around the world are behind bars for their work
  • The CPJ said there are dozens of reporters missing or kidnapped in the Middle East and North Africa
By Arab News ·