Update Oslo shooting suspect is Norwegian of Iranian descent: police

Oslo shooting suspect is Norwegian of Iranian descent: police

  • Attack is being treated as a possible ‘terrorist act’
  • Motive behind attack remains unclear
By AP ·

Tunisian interior ministry says there are threats to president’s life

Tunisian interior ministry says there are threats to president’s life

  • The ministry said both internal and external elements were involved in plans targeting the president
  • An attacker was arrested after injuring two police while targeting a security point outside a Tunis synagogue overnight
By Arab News ·

Mikati urges Lebanese to unite and put country on path to recovery

Mikati urges Lebanese to unite and put country on path to recovery

  • PM-designate to meet MPs as first step towards forming new govt
By NAJIA HOUSSARI ·

Saudi industry minister meets UK mining companies, investors

Saudi industry minister meets UK mining companies, investors

  • Bandar Ibrahim Alkhorayef on official visit to Britain to highlight opportunities
  • Kingdom’s mineral wealth estimated at $1.3 trillion, including phosphates, gold, copper, zinc
By Arab News ·

Turkey re-evaluating death penalty after Erdogan’s wildfires comment — minister

Turkey re-evaluating death penalty after Erdogan’s wildfires comment — minister

  • Capital punishment was struck from the constitution in the early years of Erdogan's rule
  • After a suspected deliberate blaze destroyed 4,500 hectares of Aegean coastal forest, Erdogan said tougher justice was needed
By Reuters ·

Afghan escape relatives barred from UK family reunions

Afghan escape relatives barred from UK family reunions

  • UK government cites housing shortages as former Afghan allies denied chance to reunite with families
By Arab News ·

Wall Street set for gains as traders scale back rate hike expectations

Wall Street set for gains as traders scale back rate hike expectations

  • US stock indexes eye first weekly gain in four
  • Bank stocks mixed after Fed’s stress test results
  • Futures up: Dow 0.68 percent, S&P 0.72 percent, Nasdaq 0.77 percent
By Reuters ·

Impact BBDO and Havas Middle East win big at Cannes Lions 2022

Impact BBDO and Havas Middle East win big at Cannes Lions 2022

  • Leading awards program announces this year’s winners
By Arab News ·

Impact BBDO and Havas Middle East win big at Cannes Lions 2022

Impact BBDO and Havas Middle East win big at Cannes Lions 2022

  • Leading awards program announces this year’s winners
By Arab News ·