photos Update Mahsa Amini’s death in Iranian police custody has lit a spark in a nation seething with anger and discontent

Mahsa Amini’s death in Iranian police custody has lit a spark in a nation seething with anger and discontent

  • Iran says 450 protesters arrested in northern province
  • At least 41 people have died since the unrest began
photos By Nadia Al-Faour ·

US warns of catastrophic consequences if Russia uses nuclear weapons in Ukraine

US warns of catastrophic consequences if Russia uses nuclear weapons in Ukraine

  • Warning follows Russian threats to use nuclear weapons amid Ukraine's battlefield successes
  • Third day of voting in referendums in Ukrainian regions seized by Russia
By Reuters ·

Update Swastika-wearing ex-pupil kills 15 in Russian school shooting

Swastika-wearing ex-pupil kills 15 in Russian school shooting

  • Russia’s health ministry said “14 ambulance teams” were working at the scene to help the injured
By Reuters ·

Popstar Jason Derulo lauds AlUla’s unique ‘blend of worlds’ photos

Popstar Jason Derulo lauds AlUla’s unique ‘blend of worlds’

  • Singer says Saudi Arabia becoming world’s most attractive destination
By Nada Alturki ·

Special Why Mahsa Amini’s death will deepen the alienation of Iran’s secular Kurdish minority

Why Mahsa Amini’s death will deepen the alienation of Iran’s secular Kurdish minority

  • Ethnic group that champions gender equality was already a misfit in the authoritarian theocracy
  • Kurds have known the heavy hand of the security state since the Islamic Revolution of 1979
By Robert Edwards ·

UN speeches end with silence from Myanmar, Afghanistan

UN speeches end with silence from Myanmar, Afghanistan

  • There was no speech from Afghanistan’s ruling Taliban, who now control the nation after a US withdrawal last year, and no words from Myanmar, where a military junta toppled the civilian government last year
  • Myanmar and Afghanistan didn’t go entirely unmentioned at UNGA77 with Nepali FM Bharat Raj Paudyal referencing both countries
By AP ·

Saudi version of global ‘Idol’ talent show announced

Saudi version of global ‘Idol’ talent show announced

  • Four famous Arab artists to judge contestants as filming starts in October
  • A joint venture between Saudi GEA and MBC Group, the program discovers local talent, mainly in Riyadh
By Arab News ·

Saudi version of global ‘Idol’ talent show announced

Saudi version of global ‘Idol’ talent show announced

  • Four famous Arab artists to judge contestants as filming starts in October
  • A joint venture between Saudi GEA and MBC Group, the program discovers local talent, mainly in Riyadh
By Arab News ·