Update

Arab coalition destroys explosive laden boat, foils Houthi terror attack in Red Sea

  • A commercial vessel suffered minor damage from shrapnel as the terror attack was foiled, the coalition said
  • Hostile actions carried out by the Houthi militia threaten global trade: Arab coalition
By Arab News ·

Update

Arab coalition destroys explosive laden boat, foils Houthi terror attack in Red Sea

  • A commercial vessel suffered minor damage from shrapnel as the terror attack was foiled, the coalition said
  • Hostile actions carried out by the Houthi militia threaten global trade: Arab coalition
By Arab News ·

Palestinian shot, killed after ramming car into Israeli forces, police say

  • The Palestinian man was taken to a nearby Israeli hospital after being shot and died of his wounds
By Reuters ·

UK cuts overseas aid after worst recession in over 300 years

  • Decision goes against the government’s promise last year to maintain the aid target and drew sharp criticism
  • A minister has quit, arguing that the decision “will diminish our power to influence other nations to do what is right”
By AP ·

Special

SAMA to become Saudi Central Bank, with full independence

  • New central bank to be linked directly to king but its president independent of government
  • Bank’s core responsibilities to maintain monetary reserves, boost confidence, trust in financial sector
By Hebshi Alshammari ·

Abu Dhabi’s new creative hub aims to attract 16,000 film, TV, gaming professionals

  • The Yas Creative Hub will open phase one in Q1 2021 and has already sold 80% of its space
  • While Hollywood, Bollywood shut down, Abu Dhabi was one of the few global entertainment centers to remain open during COVID-19, with $100 million worth of production
By Shane McGinley ·