photos Update Mahsa Amini’s death in Iranian police custody has lit a spark in a nation seething with anger and discontent

Mahsa Amini’s death in Iranian police custody has lit a spark in a nation seething with anger and discontent

  • Iran says 450 protesters arrested in northern province
  • At least 41 people have died since the unrest began
photos By Nadia Al-Faour ·

US warns of catastrophic consequences if Russia uses nuclear weapons in Ukraine

US warns of catastrophic consequences if Russia uses nuclear weapons in Ukraine

  • Warning follows Russian threats to use nuclear weapons amid Ukraine's battlefield successes
  • Third day of voting in referendums in Ukrainian regions seized by Russia
By Reuters ·

Update Swastika-wearing ex-pupil kills 15 in Russian school shooting

Swastika-wearing ex-pupil kills 15 in Russian school shooting

  • Russia’s health ministry said “14 ambulance teams” were working at the scene to help the injured
By Reuters ·

Special European languages are the talk of Riyadh

European languages are the talk of Riyadh

  • The EU delegation to Saudi Arabia, in partnership with the Riyadh Language Exchange, will host a European Night of Languages at the Hyatt Regency Riyadh on Wednesday
  • Participants at the event will have the chance to test their language skills with staff from several EU embassies and learn basic words and phrases in other languages
By Rashid Hassan ·

Canada sanctions Iran morality police as protests flare

Canada sanctions Iran morality police as protests flare

  • “We will implement sanctions on dozens of individuals and entities, including Iran’s so-called morality police,” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said
By AFP ·

Biden to host Macron for state visit at White House Dec 1

Biden to host Macron for state visit at White House Dec 1

  • State visits, which feature more pomp and ceremony than the frequent bilateral meetings hosted by US presidents for foreign leaders, have not taken place so far during Biden’s presidency
  • Asked why France had been chosen for the honor ahead of other US allies, Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said ‘we deeply value our relationship with France’

Saudi version of global ‘Idol’ talent show announced

Saudi version of global ‘Idol’ talent show announced

  • Four famous Arab artists to judge contestants as filming starts in October
  • A joint venture between Saudi GEA and MBC Group, the program discovers local talent, mainly in Riyadh
By Arab News ·

Saudi version of global ‘Idol’ talent show announced

Saudi version of global ‘Idol’ talent show announced

  • Four famous Arab artists to judge contestants as filming starts in October
  • A joint venture between Saudi GEA and MBC Group, the program discovers local talent, mainly in Riyadh
By Arab News ·