Saudi Arabia records increase in COVID-19 deaths, drop in new cases

  • 56,255 new tests were conducted across Saudi Arabia over the past 24 hours
  • A total of 5,383 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far
By Arab News ·

Middle East leaders join world in condemnation of deadly France attack

  • Saudi Arabia had earlier condemned the attacks saying they were inconsistent with all religions
  • Pope Francis prays for the victims as Vatican says terrorism and violence should be rejected
By AFP ·

Security forces keep radical protesters away from French Embassy in Beirut

  • Calls for a demonstration by radical Islamic groups spread on social media platforms
  • Security forces had anticipated Friday’s protest and tightened security in the heart of Beirut

Virus vaccine waiting on Saudi ‘green light’

  • Health Ministry reports 398 new COVID-19 cases, 404 recoveries, 20 deaths

Leader of banned charity seeks asylum from Turkey amid Macron-Erdogan row

  • Sihamedi, the founder of the BarakaCity NGO, claimed that he no longer felt safe in France
By Arab News ·

Parties, rights groups criticize crackdown in disputed Kashmir

  • New regulation, which allows non-Kashmiris can buy land in Kashmir, is seen as an attempt to dilute the Muslim-majority character of the region
  • Human Rights Watch (HRW) on called raids on rights groups an attempt to ‘to crush peaceful criticism and calls for accountability’
By Sanjay Kumar ·

Oil giant Shell rebounds into profit in third quarter

  • Income boosted by modest recovery in global crude demand and more stable market
By AFP ·


World Cup winner Rose Lavelle eyes FA Cup glory with Manchester City

  • The American midfielder will face Everton at Wembley just over two months after moving to England
  • On Sunday, Lavelle and her team-mates take on Everton at Wembley in the delayed 2020 FA Cup final
By Ali Khaled ·


CNN’s Sam Feist on everything you need to know about the US election

  • Arab News is joined by CNN Senior Vice President and Washington Bureau Chief Sam Feist in a discussion on the upcoming US presidential election
By Zaira Lakhpatwala ·