Saudi Arabia records sharp drop in daily coronavirus toll

  • 30 deaths on Saturday was the lowest daily rate for a week
  • Number of active cases in KSA now stands at 61,903
By Rawan Radwan ·

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I won’t quit: Lebanese PM defiant as his critics blast financial chaos

  • University president and UN human rights chief join condemnation of ‘incompetent’ government
By NAJIA HOUSSARI ·

Saudi TikTok users weigh in on potential app ban

  • Due to pandemic, interest in the app skyrocketed as many users watch videos and try to recreate them while in quarantine
By Hala Tashkandi ·

Saudi TikTok users weigh in on potential app ban

  • Due to pandemic, interest in the app skyrocketed as many users watch videos and try to recreate them while in quarantine
By Hala Tashkandi ·

Iran: Misaligned radar led to Ukrainian jet downing

  • ‘A failure occurred due to a human error in following the procedure’ for aligning the radar
By AFP, AFP ·

Over 200,000 vote in Hong Kong’s pro-democracy primaries

  • Exercise being held two weeks after Beijing imposed a sweeping national security law on the semi-autonomous territory
By AP ·

Abu Dhabi fund suspends debt service repayments for countries, companies

  • Debt service repayments would be suspended for eligible countries and individual companies from Jan. 1 until Dec. 31
By Reuters ·

NBA star LeBron James opts out of wearing social justice message on Lakers jersey

  • ‘It is just something that didn’t seriously resonate with my mission, with my goal’
  • But Lakers star still working behind the scenes to improve the lives of others
By AFP ·