Update 36 dead after Iran police shoot at protesters, IRGC spymaster killed 

36 dead after Iran police shoot at protesters, IRGC spymaster killed 

  • Protests broke out in Iran's Sistan and Balochistan province after the rape of a 15-year-old Baloch girl, allegedly by a local military commander
  • Amid global outcry, students in Iranian cities protest against crackdown since Mahsa Amini’s death
By SAADULLAH AKHTER ·

At least 129 dead after riot at Indonesia football match

At least 129 dead after riot at Indonesia football match

  • Arema FC supporters rioted after their team lost to the visiting team Persebaya Surabaya
  • Many of the victims were trampled or choked to death, says police and rescuers
By AFP ·

Iraq PM condemns Iran attacks on Kurdistan, calls on forces to maintain security

Iraq PM condemns Iran attacks on Kurdistan, calls on forces to maintain security

By Arab News ·

Global experts discuss economic, social impact of Saudi coffee in Jazan forum

Global experts discuss economic, social impact of Saudi coffee in Jazan forum

  • Experts gather to discuss industry’s economic, social and environmental impact
  • Culture Ministry launches grant to support research into coffee sector
By Lama Alhamawi ·

Turkish minister says deadly gun attack was ‘America-based’

Turkish minister says deadly gun attack was ‘America-based’

  • Two suspected Kurdish militants opened fire on security force lodgings in the Mediterranean province of Mersin late on Monday, killing one officer and wounding a second officer and a civilian
By AP ·

Sweden allows exports of war material to Turkey

Sweden allows exports of war material to Turkey

  • Four rockets landed in the Green Zone on Wednesday during a partial lockdown as parliament was convening, wounding seven security personnel, and another four rockets fired from eastern Baghdad landed around the zone on Thursday
By AFP ·

Saudi digital transformation strategy enters the final phase

Saudi digital transformation strategy enters the final phase

  • The plan aims to create a new seamless government experience for beneficiaries by 2024
By Nour El-Shaeri ·

Algeria want to replace Guinea as 2025 Cup of Nations hosts

Algeria want to replace Guinea as 2025 Cup of Nations hosts

  • Algeria football boss Zefizef Djahid said his country “will be candidates to host the 2025 AFCON”
  • Confederation of African Football president Patrice Motsepe said Guinea would not host the 2025 edition because they were "not ready to do so"
By AFP ·