video Special Continuity of aggressive Iranian policies assured with Raisi’s election: Former senior CIA official Norman Roule

Continuity of aggressive Iranian policies assured with Raisi’s election: Former senior CIA official Norman Roule

  • Norman Roule says use of Iranian missiles and drones are main obstacles to better ties between Iran and Saudi Arabia
  • The Middle East analyst sees stark contrast between changes underway in Iran and those visible just across the Gulf
video By TAREK ALI AHMAD ·

German Chancellor Angela Merkel welcomes Libyan Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah in Berlin on June 23, 2021, on the sidelines of a new round of Libya peace talks. (AFP / Tobias Schwarz)

Libya sees progress on removal of foreign mercenaries at Berlin talks

  • Premier urges parliament to approve election law to allow December election to go ahead
By Reuters ·

Special Vehicles queue-up at a petrol station in the Balamand area on the coastal highway in near Beirut on June 21, 2021 amid dire shortages due to an ongoing economic collapse. (AFP / JOSEPH EID)

Violence seeps into Lebanese life due to economic crisis

  • Fistfights turn into shootings as people clash over who gets to fill their tank first at gasoline stations
By NAJIA HOUSSARI ·

Saudi minister concludes Kingdom’s participation in G20 Labor and Employment Ministers’ meetings in Italy

Saudi minister concludes Kingdom’s participation in G20 Labor and Employment Ministers’ meetings in Italy

  • Al-Rajhi said Saudi Arabia has shown tremendous progress in achieving gender participation gap target agreed at the Brisbane summit
  • He called for the need to properly classify workers to ensure their rights
By Arab News ·

Canada finds hundreds of graves at former indigenous school: media

Canada finds hundreds of graves at former indigenous school: media

  • The native Cowessess community said it had made “the horrific and shocking discovery of hundreds of unmarked graves” during excavations at former Marieval boarding school
By AFP ·

Kuwait pension fund reports record annual performance

Kuwait pension fund reports record annual performance

  • PIFSS saw annual return of 16.5 percent through March 31
  • Fund had $133.7 billion AUM at end of period
By Arab News ·

ABG leads first global diversity, inclusion census in GCC

ABG leads first global diversity, inclusion census in GCC

  • Census represents biggest global cross-industry collaboration across 27 markets
By Arab News ·

ABG leads first global diversity, inclusion census in GCC

ABG leads first global diversity, inclusion census in GCC

  • Census represents biggest global cross-industry collaboration across 27 markets
By Arab News ·

THE BREAKDOWN: Multidisciplinary designer Sara Khalid discusses ‘Garden of Men’

THE BREAKDOWN: Multidisciplinary designer Sara Khalid discusses ‘Garden of Men’

  • The multidisciplinary designer discusses her collaboration with fellow Saudi artist Alya Al-Qarni, which was showcased at the third edition of Cairotronica in late April
By Nourhan Tewfik ·
Young scores 48 points, Hawks beat Bucks 116-113 in Game 1

Young scores 48 points, Hawks beat Bucks 116-113 in Game 1

  • The Hawks handed the Bucks their first home loss of the postseason
  • Game 2 is on Friday night in MilwaukeeAtlanta Hawks guard Trae Young puts up a shot against Jrue Holiday and Bobby Portis of the Milwaukee Bucks guard on June 23, 2021. (Michael McLoone-USA TODAY Sports)
By AP ·