video Update Fix found after Gulf airlines and passengers impacted by global IT outage

Fix found after Gulf airlines and passengers impacted by global IT outage

  • A faulty update or misconfiguration by cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike had led to international tech outages
  • Cybersecurity agencies said there was no information to suggest the outage was a cyber attack
video By Arab News ·

Donald Trump vows to end wars, restore US power if elected again video

Donald Trump vows to end wars, restore US power if elected again

  • The former president sought to paint a dire picture of the world under his successor Joe Biden
By AFP ·

Update Top UN court says Israel’s presence in occupied Palestinian territories is illegal and should end

Top UN court says Israel’s presence in occupied Palestinian territories is illegal and should end

  • Israel captured the West Bank, east Jerusalem and Gaza Strip in 1967 war
  • Netanyahu denounced the nonbinding ICJ opinion, saying the territories are part of the Jewish people’s historic “homeland”
By AP ·

Special How Saudi Arabia and its Asian partners are driving green development ahead of COP29 graphic

How Saudi Arabia and its Asian partners are driving green development ahead of COP29

  • Asian nations share a common vision for climate action that does not hinder growth and prosperity
  • From the Saudi Green Initiative to Azerbaijan’s adoption of solar, Asia seeks harmony between humans and nature
By Haifa Alshammari ·

Algeria places pro-democracy activists in pre-trial detention: lawyer

Algeria places pro-democracy activists in pre-trial detention: lawyer

  • UN Special Rapporteur Clement Voule called on Algeria to “address the climate of fear caused by a string of criminal charges”
By AFP ·

Trump says he had ‘very good call’ with Ukraine’s Zelensky, pledges to end war

Trump says he had ‘very good call’ with Ukraine’s Zelensky, pledges to end war

  • “Both sides will be able to come together and negotiate a deal that ends the violence and paves a path forward to prosperity,” Trump said in his Truth Social post
  • In his post on X, Zelensky said he congratulated Trump on becoming the Republican nominee and condemned the assassination attempt on him last week
By Reuters ·

IMF welcomes Saudi recalibrations on Vision 2030 projects

IMF welcomes Saudi recalibrations on Vision 2030 projects

  • IMF’s revision of KSA economic output is largely due to oil production cuts
By Arab News ·

Russian court jails US reporter Gershkovich for 16 years in spying case his employer calls a sham

Russian court jails US reporter Gershkovich for 16 years in spying case his employer calls a sham

  • Gershkovich and his employer say he did nothing wrong, Kremlin says he was caught ‘red-handed’
  • The decision is likely to heighten the already tense relations between Russia and the West
By Reuters ·

Russian court jails US reporter Gershkovich for 16 years in spying case his employer calls a sham

Russian court jails US reporter Gershkovich for 16 years in spying case his employer calls a sham

  • Gershkovich and his employer say he did nothing wrong, Kremlin says he was caught ‘red-handed’
  • The decision is likely to heighten the already tense relations between Russia and the West
By Reuters ·