Update Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman launched the Middle East Green Initiative (MGI) Summit in Riyadh on Monday. (Screenshot/MGI Summit)

Saudi Arabia launches two initiatives at cost of $10.4 billion to combat climate change: Crown Prince

  • Mohammed bin Salman said gathering planned to put a regional roadmap into place for combating climate change
By RAYANA ALQUBALI - SHATHA ALMASOUDI ·

Developing Sudan general declares state of emergency after military coup video

Sudan general declares state of emergency after military coup

  • Special Representative of UN Secretary General for Sudan calls for immediate release of detained politicians
  • General says military will remain until transition of power after elections in 2023
By Arab News ·

Special Houthis abduct dozens of civilians in wake of deadly Marib siege

Houthis abduct dozens of civilians in wake of deadly Marib siege

  • Militia abducted and questioned relatives of fighters, including some children, and intimidated them into revealing information about the whereabouts of their relatives
  • Local activists believe that the Houthis have abducted and forcibly disappeared more than 100 people in Abedia, blown up houses of government officials and looted property
By Saeed Al-Batati ·

Greece can be European market ‘entry point’ for Middle East solar power: PM Mitsotakis

Greece can be European market ‘entry point’ for Middle East solar power: PM Mitsotakis

By Angelos Al. Athanasopoulos - Jana Salloum - & - Arab News ·

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman meets Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad in Riyadh. (SPA) photos

Saudi crown prince discusses climate change with leaders on sidelines of regional summit

  • The crown prince reviewed the topics on the summit’s agenda and the Kingdom’s environmental initiatives
By Arab News ·

Egypt’s President El-Sisi ends state of emergency after more than four years

Egypt’s President El-Sisi ends state of emergency after more than four years

  • Since it was imposed in April 2017, it has been extended at three-month intervals
By Agencies ·

Special Egypt, Greek air forces complete training exercise

Egypt, Greek air forces complete training exercise

By Mohammed Abu Zaid ·

Israel slammed over ‘vicious’ attacks on Palestinian civil society

Israel slammed over ‘vicious’ attacks on Palestinian civil society

  • Israel listed and banned six Palestinian NGOs, including the Defense for Children Palestine and the Union of Palestinian Women’s Committees
  • CAABU: The UK government should pledge and demonstrate concrete support for Palestinian civil society in a vicious scenario of shrinking space in which they operate
By Arab News ·

An installation depicting Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg surfing on a wave of cash and surrounded by distressed teenagers. (AFP)

Whistleblower Haugen says Facebook making online hate worse

  • Haugen told UK lawmakers how Facebook Groups amplifies online hate, saying algorithms that prioritize engagement take people with mainstream interests and push them to the extremes
By AP ·

An installation depicting Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg surfing on a wave of cash and surrounded by distressed teenagers. (AFP)

Whistleblower Haugen says Facebook making online hate worse

  • Haugen told UK lawmakers how Facebook Groups amplifies online hate, saying algorithms that prioritize engagement take people with mainstream interests and push them to the extremes
By AP ·