Tunisia in political turmoil as president dismisses more officials

Tunisia in political turmoil as president dismisses more officials

  • Late Tuesday, Saied issued decrees sacking a list of government officials, including the army’s chief prosecutor
  • He has also lifted the parliamentary immunity of lawmakers, and assumed judicial powers
By AFP ·

Saudi Arabia affirms support for Tunisia’s security and stability

Saudi Arabia affirms support for Tunisia’s security and stability

  • The foreign ministry says it considers the situation a sovereign matter
  • The Kingdom called on the international community to stand by Tunisia
By Arab News ·

US imposes sanctions on Syrian prisons, officials

US imposes sanctions on Syrian prisons, officials

  • The prisons “have been sites of human rights abuses against political prisoners and other detainees,” the statement said
  • The Treasury Department also put sanctions on Syrian armed group Ahrar Al-Sharqiya
By Reuters ·

Changan sees boom in demand as Saudis fall in love with Chinese car brands

Changan sees boom in demand as Saudis fall in love with Chinese car brands

By Shane McGinley - Hebshi Al-Shammari - AMEERA ABID ·

Special The WHO says 4.5 million deaths could be prevented in low- and middle-income countries by 2030 through vaccination, testing, medicines and education. (AFP)

After COVID-19, Saudi Arabia set to turn its attention to an older scourge: viral hepatitis

  • To mark World Hepatitis Day on July 28, health professionals are calling for action against the “silent killer”
  • Dr. Faisal Aba Alkhail of King Faisal Specialist Hospital says the Kingdom will need to resume efforts to eliminate Hepatitis B and C
By Rebecca Anne Proctor ·

Schools in Egypt flourishing with Tokkatsu system

Schools in Egypt flourishing with Tokkatsu system

  • Japanese system develops all the skills of the student, focusing on creativity and thinking rather than conservation and indoctrination
  • Egyptian-Japanese schools in Egypt are preparing for the new academic year, which begins in October
By Mohammed Al-Shamaa ·

England to allow unquarantined travel from US and EU if jabbed: govt

England to allow unquarantined travel from US and EU if jabbed: govt

  • "We're helping reunite people living in the US and European countries with their family and friends," Transport Minister Grant Shapps tweeted
  • Separate rules will continue to apply for those arriving from France
By AFP ·

Gulf Islamic insurers face tough competition, pressure on profits – S&P

Gulf Islamic insurers face tough competition, pressure on profits – S&P

  • S&P expects more capital raises mergers to improve profitability
By Jana Salloum - MATTHEW BROWN ·

Koo’s growing traction can be seen with the trade ministry’s account which now has 1.2 million followers on Koo compared with 1.3 million on Twitter. (Instagram)

In spats with Twitter, India’s government begins messaging shift to rival Koo

  • After months of tension with Twitter, Indian government and ministers are keen to promote rival Indian app Koo
  • Unlike Twitter, Koo ccommodates content in eight Indian languages and reached more than 3 million downloads in two days
By Reuters ·

Special Deepfake of Beirut port blast victim Amin Al-Zahed. (Screenshot)

Lebanon’s MTV slammed over deepfake video of Beirut port blast victims

By Leen Fouad - TAREK ALI AHMAD ·

Koo’s growing traction can be seen with the trade ministry’s account which now has 1.2 million followers on Koo compared with 1.3 million on Twitter. (Instagram)

In spats with Twitter, India’s government begins messaging shift to rival Koo

  • After months of tension with Twitter, Indian government and ministers are keen to promote rival Indian app Koo
  • Unlike Twitter, Koo ccommodates content in eight Indian languages and reached more than 3 million downloads in two days
By Reuters ·

Special Deepfake of Beirut port blast victim Amin Al-Zahed. (Screenshot)

Lebanon’s MTV slammed over deepfake video of Beirut port blast victims

By Leen Fouad - TAREK ALI AHMAD ·