Update Saudi Arabia, UAE confirm first omicron COVID-19 cases

Saudi Arabia, UAE confirm first omicron COVID-19 cases

  • A Saudi passenger arriving in the Kingdom is isolating after testing positive for the omicron COVID-19 variant
  • Woman arriving in the UAE from African country through Arab state also tests positive for new COVID-19 variant
By Arab News ·

UN warned its credibility is at stake over the Palestinian question

UN warned its credibility is at stake over the Palestinian question

  • General Assembly President Abdulla Shahid reiterated that a two-state solution is the only way forward and said ‘we cannot give up hope’
  • His comments came days after the 74 th anniversary of Resolution 181, which called for the partition of Palestine into Arab and Jewish states
By Ephrem Kossaify ·

Update IAEA plans to step up inspections at Iran's Fordow plant

IAEA plans to step up inspections at Iran's Fordow plant

  • The 2015 Iran nuclear deal does not allow Iran to enrich uranium at Fordow at all
  • Until now it had been producing enriched uranium there with IR-1 machines and had enriched with some IR-6s without keeping the product
By Reuters ·

Nabd Al-Riyadh shows the present Kingdom on the walls of past

Nabd Al-Riyadh shows the present Kingdom on the walls of past

  • Nabd Al-Riyadh, which means the pulse of the capital, presents the rich past of the Kingdom since its foundation through more than 400 storytelling visual presentations
By Hanouf Al-Balawi ·

Lebanon reintroduces some COVID-19 prevention measures

Lebanon reintroduces some COVID-19 prevention measures

  • Mandatory vaccinations for all civil servants and workers in the health, education, tourism and public transport sectors
By Reuters ·

US oil pares gains after weekly fuel stockpiles jump

US oil pares gains after weekly fuel stockpiles jump

  • A new coronavirus variant triggered fresh travel restrictions that could dampen oil demand
  • White House was still studying proposals from Democratic lawmakers to ban crude oil exports to keep US prices down
By Reuters ·