Update Kurdish security forces deploy in Syria's northern city of Hasakeh on January 22, 2022, amid ongoing fighting for a third day with Daesh extremists. (AFP)

US-backed fighters chase Daesh gunmen near prison in Syria

  • Daesh launched the attack against the prison housing some 3,500 suspected members of the militant group
  • US-backed Kurdish-led SDF brought more reinforcements into Hassakeh in an attempt to regain control of areas taken by Daesh
By AP ·

A police officer examines a bullet hole on the car of the Saudi consulate employee who was shot dead in Karachi on May 16, 2011. (AP/File Photo)

Saudi diplomat murder: Pakistan seeks Tehran assistance to arrest suspects from Iran

  • Hassan Al-Qahtani was killed by gunmen in Pakistan’s southern metropolis of Karachi in 2011
  • In November last year, Pakistani authorities established a special team to investigate the murder
By NAIMAT KHAN ·

The collage of photos shows Indian nationals Hardeep Singh, left, and Hardev Singh who were killed in the Houthi attack on Jan. 17. (Photo courtesy: Sukhdev Singh and Rajbir Singh)

Families mourn Indian victims of Houthi strike on UAE

  • Two Indian nationals were among three people killed in the attack near Abu Dhabi airport on Monday
  • Remains of Hardeep Singh, 22, and Hardev Singh, 34 were repatriated to India on Friday
By Sanjay Kumar ·

The planting of more wild trees will be carried out by staff from the center, along with workers from environmental associations and organizations. The program will be implemented in phases. (Supplied)

Saudi National Parks Program will benefit environment, communities and tourism, organizers say

  • The program, launched this month, includes plans to establish 100 national parks within five years and showcase the Kingdom’s natural splendor and treasures
By Tareq Al-Thaqafi ·

Migrant boat sinks off Tunisia coast; 4 dead, 7 missing

Migrant boat sinks off Tunisia coast; 4 dead, 7 missing

  • Defense Ministry spokesman said navy divers rescued 21 people on Thursday night and 7 were still missing
  • Local media reported that a 10-year-old girl was among those who died
By AP ·

Protestors take to the streets of Burkina Faso's capital Ouagadougou. (AP file photo)

Burkina Faso forces fire tear gas at anti-govt protests

  • Nearly 12,000 people were displaced within two weeks in December, according to the UN
By AP ·

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Riyadh-based Nitros eases shipping woes for online retailers

By George Charles Darley ·

Analysis Saudi Aramco balances competing priorities

Saudi Aramco balances competing priorities

By George Charles Darley ·

MSNBC’s Ayman Mohyeldin condemns media bias towards Israel

MSNBC’s Ayman Mohyeldin condemns media bias towards Israel

  • MSNBC and Peacock TV host discusses why paying attention to “smaller” stories between Israel and Palestine explains the wider conflict
By Arab News ·

MSNBC’s Ayman Mohyeldin condemns media bias towards Israel

MSNBC’s Ayman Mohyeldin condemns media bias towards Israel

  • MSNBC and Peacock TV host discusses why paying attention to “smaller” stories between Israel and Palestine explains the wider conflict
By Arab News ·