Update Security guard killed in Qatar Embassy attack in Paris

Security guard killed in Qatar Embassy attack in Paris

  • The Paris prosecutor’s office said it had opened a criminal investigation for manslaughter
By Reuters ·

Update Ukraine’s Zelensky tells Davos elite ‘no need for further meetings’ if brute force prevails

Ukraine’s Zelensky tells Davos elite ‘no need for further meetings’ if brute force prevails

  • Virtual speech to business leaders and government officials delivered to World Economic Forum annual summit participants
  • Ukraine president accused Russia of blocking critical food supplies, such as wheat and sunflower oil, from leaving its ports
By Jonathan Gornall ·

Emir says Qatar is ready to contribute to every effort to mediate between Russia and Ukraine

Emir says Qatar is ready to contribute to every effort to mediate between Russia and Ukraine

  • Sheikh Tamim criticized governments for double standards on value of people based on religion and race
  • Emir hit out at what he called unprecedented attacks on Qatar becoming first Arab country to host FIFA World Cup
By Zaynab Khojji ·

Saudi minister receives Swedish special envoy to the OIC. (Supplied)

Saudi minister receives Swedish special envoy to OIC

  • The meeting was attended by the counterterrorism coordinator at the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs Ambassador Erika Ferrer, the Swedish Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Niclas Trouvé and an accompanying delegation
By Arab News ·

The FBI noted that its active shooter report does not encompass all gun violence or even all mass shootings. (REUTERS)

FBI counts 61 ‘active shooter’ incidents last year, up 52 percent from 2020

  • The Las Vegas attack alone helped push 2017’s annual casualty toll — 143 killed and 591 wounded — to record highs even though there were only 31 active shooting incidents that year, about half the number in 2021
By Reuters ·

Special WEF: Economists warn of deepening human misery amid global economic fragmentation 

WEF: Economists warn of deepening human misery amid global economic fragmentation 

  • Experts warn the pandemic and war in Ukraine have exacerbated the trend towards “deglobalization” 
  • Chief Economists Outlook forecast warns inflation and supply chain disruption will deepen food insecurity 
By Arab News ·

Facebook Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg. (AFP)

Facebook’s Zuckerberg targeted in US privacy lawsuit

  • “Zuckerberg is not just a figurehead at Facebook; he is personally involved in nearly every decision the company makes,” Washington Attorney General Karl Racine wrote in the suit
By AFP ·

Facebook Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg. (AFP)

Facebook’s Zuckerberg targeted in US privacy lawsuit

  • “Zuckerberg is not just a figurehead at Facebook; he is personally involved in nearly every decision the company makes,” Washington Attorney General Karl Racine wrote in the suit
By AFP ·

A slice of Saudi culture on the streets of Davos

A slice of Saudi culture on the streets of Davos

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  • For Swiss native and consultant Antonin Muller, Saudi Café has allowed him to discover a culture he knew little about.
By DANIEL FOUNTAIN ·
Hertha Berlin keep Bundesliga status with playoff victory at Hamburg

Hertha Berlin keep Bundesliga status with playoff victory at Hamburg

  • After nine straight seasons in the Bundesliga, Hertha avoided their first relegation since 2011/12
By AFP ·