Update EU says no Iran nuclear deal talks in Brussels on Thursday

EU says no Iran nuclear deal talks in Brussels on Thursday

  • EU diplomatic chief Josep Borrell said at the weekend he was ready to meet Iranian leaders
  • The 2015 deal collapsed in 2018 when the US pulled out and President Donald Trump reimposed sanctions
By AFP - Arab News ·

Former US Secretary of State Colin Powell dies of COVID-19 complications

Former US Secretary of State Colin Powell dies of COVID-19 complications

  • As a four-star Army general, he was chairman of the military’s Joint Chiefs of Staff under President George H.W. Bush
By Reuters ·

Special For Afghans fleeing Taliban rule, experience of Syrian refugees in Scandinavia is a cautionary tale photos

For Afghans fleeing Taliban rule, experience of Syrian refugees in Scandinavia is a cautionary tale

  • Scandinavia opened its arms to Syrian refugees in 2015, but attitudes have since hardened
  • The waves of people fleeing Afghanistan have brought the issue of European asylum policy to the fore
By Ann Tornkvist ·

Special 3 Italians killed in car crash in Saudi Arabia

3 Italians killed in car crash in Saudi Arabia

  • The dancers were in Saudi Arabia to inaugurate a theater
  • Their vehicles crashed while on an excursion in the desert
By Francesco Bongarrà ·

Saudi Food and Drug Authority wins UN award

Saudi Food and Drug Authority wins UN award

By Ghadi Joudah ·

War of words as print defies e-book rivals

War of words as print defies e-book rivals

By Tareq Al-Thaqafi ·

Syria buries former lawmaker shot near Israeli border

Syria buries former lawmaker shot near Israeli border

  • Midhat Saleh, a well-known figure in Syria, was fatally shot Saturday at the Israeli border in the Golan Heights where he ran a government office
  • Syria said he was killed by Israeli sniper fire
By AP ·

Muhammad again among UK’s most popular baby names

Muhammad again among UK’s most popular baby names

  • Muslim names including Ibrahim and Yusuf continue to gain popularity
  • Pop culture and royalty informing naming trends for new parents
By Arab News ·

Metaverse is a futuristic notion for connecting people online that encompasses augmented and virtual reality. (File/AFP)

Facebook plans to hire 10,000 in EU to build ‘metaverse’

  • Facebook plans to hire 10,000 workers in the EU to work on the new virtual reality tool 'metaverse'
By AP ·

Special Google cyber-threat arm exposes Tehran’s online espionage

Google cyber-threat arm exposes Tehran’s online espionage

By Christopher Hamill-Stewart ·

Metaverse is a futuristic notion for connecting people online that encompasses augmented and virtual reality. (File/AFP)

Facebook plans to hire 10,000 in EU to build ‘metaverse’

  • Facebook plans to hire 10,000 workers in the EU to work on the new virtual reality tool 'metaverse'
By AP ·

Special Google cyber-threat arm exposes Tehran’s online espionage

Google cyber-threat arm exposes Tehran’s online espionage

By Christopher Hamill-Stewart ·