Israel pushes for UN action against Iran over deadly ship attack

Israel pushes for UN action against Iran over deadly ship attack

  • Foreign Minister Yair Lapid said he has ordered the nation’s diplomats to push for UN action against “Iranian terrorism”
By AFP ·

Update Arab coalition destroys Houthi drone launched toward Saudi Arabia’s Khamis Mushait

Arab coalition destroys Houthi drone launched toward Saudi Arabia’s Khamis Mushait

  • All futile attempts to target civilians have been confronted and thwarted, the coalition said
By Arab News ·

Special A medical worker assists an elderly woman arriving to receive a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 coronavirus vaccine at El-Menzah sports hall in Tunisia's capital Tunis. (AFP/File Photo)

From Morocco to Sudan, North Africa grapples with crippling new wave of COVID-19 

  • North African states are seeing varying degrees of success at containing the coronavirus amid a devastating third wave 
  • Slow vaccine rollouts, lockdown fatigue and the spreading Delta variant stretch health systems and economies to the limit 
By Jumana Al-Tamimi ·

Saudi Arabia announces 11 more COVID-19 deaths

Saudi Arabia announces 11 more COVID-19 deaths

  • The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom has increased to 506,089
  • A total of 8,237 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far
By Arab News ·

Special A Yemeni government fighter fires a vehicle-mounted weapon at a frontline position during fighting against Houthi fighters in Marib. (REUTERS file photo)

Yemen violence increases as Houthis reject truce calls

  • The Houthi military escalation came as the US rebuked the group for attacking Marib and rejecting peace efforts to end the war
By Saeed Al-Batati ·

UK research: Double vaccine dose halves risk of long COVID

UK research: Double vaccine dose halves risk of long COVID

  • Long COVID includes lingering symptoms such as fatigue, chest pain and problems with concentration
  • COVID-19 levels differ between men and women, according to other UK research
By Arab News ·

Gulf stocks buoyed by oil prices as emerging markets hammered on China

Gulf stocks buoyed by oil prices as emerging markets hammered on China

  • Tadawul All Share Index rose 7.5 percent in July
  • MSCI Emerging Market Index dropped 7 percent in the month
By Arab News ·

SRMG’s chairman of the board of directors, Abdulrahman Ibrahim Al-Ruwaita, received the delegation. (Supplied)

SRMG hosts US delegation, discusses media issues

  • The meeting included an introduction about SRMG’s work, its new identity and future plans, and the leading role it plays in the Arab media
By Arab News ·

SRMG’s chairman of the board of directors, Abdulrahman Ibrahim Al-Ruwaita, received the delegation. (Supplied)

SRMG hosts US delegation, discusses media issues

  • The meeting included an introduction about SRMG’s work, its new identity and future plans, and the leading role it plays in the Arab media
By Arab News ·