Lebanese lawmakers convene to approve Cabinet after power delay

Lebanese lawmakers convene to approve Cabinet after power delay

  • Lebanon’s worsening fuel shortages translating into few or any hours of state-backed power a day
By AP ·

Saudi Arabia calls for peaceful use of nuclear energy

Saudi Arabia calls for peaceful use of nuclear energy

  • The minister said the region needs to be free of weapons of mass destruction
By Arab News ·

Update Six dead after gunman opens fire on Russian campus

Six dead after gunman opens fire on Russian campus

  • The Investigative Committee initially said eight people were killed
  • Country’s second mass shooting this year to target students
By AFP ·

The Flowerman Festival: Sharing Asir’s culture with the world video

The Flowerman Festival: Sharing Asir’s culture with the world

  • Flowerman Festival celebrates the rural traditions in the Asir mountains in the southwestern region of Saudi Arabia
By Lama Alhamawi ·

Egypt receives 546,400 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine

Egypt receives 546,400 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine

  • Health minister said total number of registered infected people in Egypt is 296,929, with 16,970 deaths
By Mohammed Abu Zaid ·

Greece begins moving migrants to new ‘closed’ camp

Greece begins moving migrants to new ‘closed’ camp

  • The Samos camp, which will serve as a pilot for the other so-called closed and controlled access facilities, can only be entered via fingerprint scans and electronic badges
  • The EU has committed €276 million for the new camps on Greece’s five Aegean islands — Lesbos, Chios, Samos, Leros and Kos — that receive most of the migrant arrivals
By AFP ·

American Express joins Amazon network to benefit KSA cardholders

American Express joins Amazon network to benefit KSA cardholders

  • Amex cardholders in the Kingdom will now be able to use their cards to pay online merchants who are part of the Amazon Payment Services network
By Arab News ·

Lawyer says US journalist in Myanmar jail seems disheartened

Lawyer says US journalist in Myanmar jail seems disheartened

  • US journalist Danny Fenster appeared disheartened during a court hearing Monday, his lawyer said
  • Fenster was detained at Yangon International Airport on May 24 as he was trying to board a flight to go to the US

Lawyer says US journalist in Myanmar jail seems disheartened

Lawyer says US journalist in Myanmar jail seems disheartened

  • US journalist Danny Fenster appeared disheartened during a court hearing Monday, his lawyer said
  • Fenster was detained at Yangon International Airport on May 24 as he was trying to board a flight to go to the US

FIFA to consult football leaders on international calendar

FIFA to consult football leaders on international calendar

  • World football's governing body wants to launch a "new consultation phase" for the international women's and men's calendar
  • UEFA president is fiercely opposed to the proposal and threatened that European nations would boycott a biennial World Cup
By AFP ·