Update King Abdullah II: Jordan won’t become ‘theater of war’ between Israel and Iran

King Abdullah II: Jordan won’t become ‘theater of war’ between Israel and Iran

  • King of Jordan reinforced the nation's commitment to upholding its security and sovereignty
  • He said Jordan's aim was to safeguard its own sovereignty rather than defend Israel
By Arab News ·

Dubai Airports issue travel advisory as fierce storm hits UAE

Dubai Airports issue travel advisory as fierce storm hits UAE

  • Record rainfall in UAE, Al-Ain witnesses 254 mm in fewer than 24 hours
  • Long delays for some flights to and from Dubai International Airport
By Arab News ·

Iranian military says it is ready to deal with any Israeli attack

Iranian military says it is ready to deal with any Israeli attack

  • Iran is bracing for a possible Israeli retaliation, with Israel’s war cabinet meeting on Wednesday to discuss a response
By Reuters ·

UN appeals for $2.8 bln for Gaza, West Bank aid

UN appeals for $2.8 bln for Gaza, West Bank aid

  • $782.1 million will be destined for food aid for 2.2 million people in Gaza
By Reuters ·

Security Council to vote Thursday on Palestinian state UN membership

Security Council to vote Thursday on Palestinian state UN membership

  • According to the Palestinian side, 137 of the 193 UN member states already recognize a Palestinian state
  • Israel’s UN Ambassador Gilad Erdan has strongly opposed the Palestinian membership bid
By AFP ·

Saudi crude production hits 7-month high in February

Saudi crude production hits 7-month high in February

  • The Kingdom’s crude exports rose to 6.32 million bpd or 0.32 percent: JODI data
By Dayan Abou Tine ·

Social media platform X blocked in Pakistan over national security, ministry says

Social media platform X blocked in Pakistan over national security, ministry says

  • Ministry accuses X of failing to address its concerns, says ban was in ‘interest of upholding national security’
  • X has been blocked since country election in February, with activities critizing ban aims to stifle democratic accountability
By Reuters ·

Social media platform X blocked in Pakistan over national security, ministry says

Social media platform X blocked in Pakistan over national security, ministry says

  • Ministry accuses X of failing to address its concerns, says ban was in ‘interest of upholding national security’
  • X has been blocked since country election in February, with activities critizing ban aims to stifle democratic accountability
By Reuters ·

Special 12-year-old Saudi karting sensation dreams of glory at motorsport’s highest level

12-year-old Saudi karting sensation dreams of glory at motorsport’s highest level

  • Only three years after taking up racing, Janna Al-Nujaiman has already excelled in domestic and regional competitions against more experienced drivers
  • Janna Al-Nujaiman: My dad used to take me to a rental karting, which sparked my interest, as well as watching F1 on the weekends with him as a little kid
By SALEH FAREED ·