US envoy to Yemen Tim Lenderking holds talks with Yemen’s Foreign Minister Ahmed Awad bin Mubarak in Saudi capital, Riyadh. (Saba)

US blames Houthis for failed Yemen peace efforts

  • Envoy Tim Lenderking condemns Houthis for civilian attacks, tells Yemen’s foreign minister that his government has Washington’s support
  • Saudi ambassador to Yemen held talks with UN envoy to Yemen Martin Griffiths
By Arab News ·

Iranians nonchalant as regime opens poll

Iranians nonchalant as regime opens poll

  • Khamenei’s ally Raisi likely to succeed succeed the pragmatist incumbent Hassan Rouhani
By Arab News ·

Exclusive Interview: Carlos Ghosn on the dark side of Japan, life in Lebanon and his upcoming documentary video

Interview: Carlos Ghosn on the dark side of Japan, life in Lebanon and his upcoming documentary

  • The former Nissan chairman was arrested in Tokyo in 2018 over allegations of false accounting and financial misconduct
  • In Dec. 2019, Ghosn pulled off a complex and dramatic escape that could have come straight from a Hollywood movie
By TAREK ALI AHMAD ·

Visitors to Saudi Arabia must complete COVID-19 registration before departure

Visitors to Saudi Arabia must complete COVID-19 registration before departure

  • GACA said this protocol will help facilitate the entry procedures and reduce waiting periods at ports of entry
  • The circular was issued to all airlines in the Kingdom
By Arab News ·

Israel to send Palestinians 1 million COVID-19 vaccine doses in exchange deal

Israel to send Palestinians 1 million COVID-19 vaccine doses in exchange deal

  • Vaccine deal was among initial policy moves toward the Palestinians by new Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett
  • Some 30 percent of eligible Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza have received at least one vaccine dose
By Reuters ·

Life sentence sought for ‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero

Life sentence sought for ‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero

  • Former manager of Kigali’s Hotel des Mille Collines was made famous by the 2004 Hollywood film
By AFP ·

Twitter’s India woes worsen as police summon chief over viral video

Twitter’s India woes worsen as police summon chief over viral video

  • Indian police summon Twitter's top official in the country to answer allegation of inciting hate between communities.
  • This comes amidst India's crackdown on Twitter and other social media firms to comply with country's new IT rules.

Twitter’s India woes worsen as police summon chief over viral video

Twitter’s India woes worsen as police summon chief over viral video

  • Indian police summon Twitter's top official in the country to answer allegation of inciting hate between communities.
  • This comes amidst India's crackdown on Twitter and other social media firms to comply with country's new IT rules.