Arab coalition destroys 10 Houthi drones targeting civilians

Arab coalition destroys 10 Houthi drones targeting civilians

  • Attacks spark calls for action against the Iran-backed militias
By Arab News ·

Live LIVE: Pope Francis visits Irbil, Mosul on third day of Iraq apostolic tour photos

LIVE: Pope Francis visits Irbil, Mosul on third day of Iraq apostolic tour

  • Pope Francis spent much of Saturday in the air, touching down in three Iraq cities
By Arab News ·

Special Nashwan Hanna gives a sermon at Mar Elia Chaldean Catholic Church in the Christian-majority neighborhood of Ankawa, Erbil. (Kareem Botane) photos

Pope Francis’ visit brings Iraqi Kurdistan’s safe-haven status into sharp focus

  • Northern autonomous region’s relative security and stability have made it a sanctuary for religious minorities and dissidents
  • Daesh’s 2014 onslaught drove Christians, Yazidis, Shabaks and other minorities along with Syrian refugees into the area
By Kareem Botane - Meethak Al-Khatib and Robert Edwards ·

Arab coalition destroys 10 Houthi drones targeting civilians

Arab coalition destroys 10 Houthi drones targeting civilians

  • Attacks spark calls for action against the Iran-backed militias
By Arab News ·

Policeman killed, 7 wounded in Houthi drone attack in Yemen’s Taiz

Policeman killed, 7 wounded in Houthi drone attack in Yemen’s Taiz

  • Two of the seven injured people are in critical condition
  • Al-Eryani said the militia will not stop its practices unless it becomes under military and political pressure
By Arab News ·

Train derails killing 1, injuring 40 in southern Pakistan

Train derails killing 1, injuring 40 in southern Pakistan

  • It wasn’t immediately clear what caused the derailment
  • Rescue official Muhammad Arshad said darkness and the remote location of the derailment hampered rescue efforts
By AP ·

UAE’s first independent digital banking platform launches

UAE’s first independent digital banking platform launches

  • Global leaders in digital banking, such as Revolut, one of the world’s fastest-growing apps, do not have a UAE presence
By Reuters ·

Lebanon’s Salameh to sue Bloomberg after US denies talk of sanctioning him

Lebanon’s Salameh to sue Bloomberg after US denies talk of sanctioning him

  • Bloomberg published news that the Biden administration was considering sanctions against the central bank governor
  • Both Salemeh and the US State department deny the claim
By TAREK ALI AHMAD ·

Lebanon’s Salameh to sue Bloomberg after US denies talk of sanctioning him

Lebanon’s Salameh to sue Bloomberg after US denies talk of sanctioning him

  • Bloomberg published news that the Biden administration was considering sanctions against the central bank governor
  • Both Salemeh and the US State department deny the claim
By TAREK ALI AHMAD ·