Update Saudi Crown Prince, Iraqi PM review bilateral ties

Saudi Crown Prince, Iraqi PM review bilateral ties

  • Leaders exchanged views on strengthening security and stability in the region
  • It was Al-Kadhimi's second visit to the Kingdom as Iraqi prime minister
By Arab News ·

Update Norway shaken by attack that kills 2 during Pride festival

Norway shaken by attack that kills 2 during Pride festival

  • The 42-year-old Norwegian citizen originally from Iran was arrested after opening fire at three locations
  • The service’s acting chief, Roger Berg, called the attack an extremist terror act and said the suspect had a “long history of violence and threats,” as well as mental health issues
By AP ·

Tunisian interior ministry says there are threats to president’s life

Tunisian interior ministry says there are threats to president’s life

  • The ministry said both internal and external elements were involved in plans targeting the president
  • An attacker was arrested after injuring two police while targeting a security point outside a Tunis synagogue overnight
By Arab News ·

Exclusive Lauding social reforms in Saudi Arabia, Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio says Rome ready to support kingdom photos

Lauding social reforms in Saudi Arabia, Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio says Rome ready to support kingdom

  • The two G20 members are committed to continue working in the "same spirit of cooperation and solidarity for strong sustainable and inclusive growth"
  • Di Maio to co-chair 12th session of Saudi-Italian Joint Commission with KSA Finance Minister Mohammed Al-Jadaan
By Francesco Bongarra  ·

 Hamadi Jebali. (AFP)

Detained Tunisia ex-PM Jebali hospitalized: lawyer

  • Jebali, a former senior official in the Islamist-inspired Ennahdha party that is a key rival of President Kais Saied, was detained in relation to transfers of large sums of money from overseas to a charity in Tunisia
By AFP ·

Smoke billows over the oil refinery outside the town of Lysychansk, amid Russia's military invasion launched on Ukraine. (AFP) photos

Russians ‘fully occupy’ Severodonetsk, focus shifts to Lysychansk

  • Millions of Ukrainians have fled their homes and their country since the invasion, most to neighboring Poland
  • Russia has intensified its offensive in the northern city of Kharkiv in recent days
By Reuters ·

G7 considering ways of capping Russian oil price — German official

G7 considering ways of capping Russian oil price — German official

  • The proposal is part of broader G7 discussions on how to further crank up the pressure on the Kremlin over its invasion of Ukraine without stoking global inflationary pressures
By Reuters ·

McLaughlin books athletics worlds berth with 400m hurdles world record

McLaughlin books athletics worlds berth with 400m hurdles world record

  • McLaughlin's performance capped a day of 11 finals and a farewell to the US championships for Olympic great Allyson Felix — 21 years after she ran in her first
  • Olympic champion Lamont Marcell Jacobs was not at his best but took victory in 10.12 seconds, four hundredths of a second quicker than second-place Chituru Ali, after posting 10.17sec in the heats
By AFP ·