Update Saudi Arabia, Arab world offer condolences to Cairo church fire victims

Saudi Arabia, Arab world offer condolences to Cairo church fire victims

  • The fire ripped through the Coptic church located in Imbabah, killing at least 41 people and injuring several others
By Arab News ·

Egyptians mourn 41 killed in Cairo Coptic church fire

Egyptians mourn 41 killed in Cairo Coptic church fire

  • Witnesses to the fire Sunday morning described people rushing into the multi-story house of worship to save those trapped, but the rescuers were soon overwhelmed by heat and deadly smoke
By AFP ·

Rushdie assailant Matar charged with attempted murder, denied bail because of international support

Rushdie assailant Matar charged with attempted murder, denied bail because of international support

  • “He’s off the ventilator, so the road to recovery has begun,” his agent, Andrew Wylie, said
  • Suspect pleaded not guilty to charges of attempted murder and assault at court appearance on Saturday
By RAY HANANIA ·

China conducts fresh military drills around Taiwan

China conducts fresh military drills around Taiwan

  • Beijing calls drills a ‘deterrent’ against Washington and Taipei
By AFP ·

Strike four: Facebook misses election misinfo in Brazil ads

Strike four: Facebook misses election misinfo in Brazil ads

  • Facebook has identified Brazil as one of its priority countries where it’s investing special resources specifically to tackle election related disinformation
By AP ·

Strike four: Facebook misses election misinfo in Brazil ads

Strike four: Facebook misses election misinfo in Brazil ads

  • Facebook has identified Brazil as one of its priority countries where it’s investing special resources specifically to tackle election related disinformation
By AP ·

Alaba free-kick gives Real Madrid win to start title defense

Alaba free-kick gives Real Madrid win to start title defense

  • The winner arrived with 15 minutes remaining at Almeria’s Power Horse Stadium, as Alaba strode onto the pitch and curled a free-kick in off the upright after Luka Modric had been fouled just outside the box
By AFP ·