video Breaking News Pakistan PM Imran Khan arrives in Saudi Arabia for three-day visit

Pakistan PM Imran Khan arrives in Saudi Arabia for three-day visit

  • Pakistani leader will hold meetings with Saudi leadership over coming days
video By Arab News ·

Update Saudi Arabia wants to see ‘verifiable deeds’ from talks with Iran, says official

Saudi Arabia wants to see ‘verifiable deeds’ from talks with Iran, says official

  • Comments were made by Ambassador Rayed Krimly
  • Minister said Saudi policy had been explained “very clearly” by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman
By Reuters ·

Houthis to force virginity test on abducted Yemeni model, says Amnesty International 

Houthis to force virginity test on abducted Yemeni model, says Amnesty International 

  • Amnesty’s Lynn Maalouf: Yemen’s Houthi de facto authorities must immediately halt all plans to subject Entesar Al-Hammadi to forced virginity testing
  • Locals said the abduction was part of a moral crackdown on artists and actresses as well as spaces where there was mixing between women and men
By Saeed Al-Batati ·

Special Opportunities for mutual benefit beckon as Pakistan PM Imran Khan begins Saudi Arabia visit photos

Opportunities for mutual benefit beckon as Pakistan PM Imran Khan begins Saudi Arabia visit

  • Energy, economy and welfare of overseas Pakistanis expected to top the agenda during Khan’s three-day visit to Saudi Arabia
  • Remittances sent home from the Kingdom are an important source of foreign capital for Pakistan as it fights to stabilize its economy
By Aamir Saaed ·

Palestinian worshippers, Israeli police clash in Jerusalem

Palestinian worshippers, Israeli police clash in Jerusalem

  • Palestinian Red Crescent emergency service said 53 people were wounded in clashes with police
  • Clashes erupted when Israeli police deployed heavily as Muslims were performing evening prayers at Al-Aqsa
By AP ·

The Libyan patrol boat Ubari approaches an Italian trawler. (Photo: Italian Navy)

Libyan coastguard vessel that shot Italian fisherman was gift from Rome

  • Italy and Libya signed cooperation deal in 2017 to stem flow of migrants from North Africa
  • Italian navy intervened to escort fishing vessels, which were searching for red prawns, to safety
By Arab News ·

New DIFC law aims to attract global firms to Dubai

New DIFC law aims to attract global firms to Dubai

  • DIFC to inventivize companies to move HQ to Dubai
  • Dubai wants financial services to contribute more to economy
By Arab News ·

Twitter rolls out Tip Jar – allowing users to send money to favorite accounts

Twitter rolls out Tip Jar – allowing users to send money to favorite accounts

  • Users will be able to connect their Twitter accounts via Tip Jar to various online payment vendors, including Bandcamp, Cash App, Patreon, PayPal or Venmo
  • The company hopes this will encourage people to show their support for creators they follow by tipping them
By Arab News ·

Twitter rolls out Tip Jar – allowing users to send money to favorite accounts

Twitter rolls out Tip Jar – allowing users to send money to favorite accounts

  • Users will be able to connect their Twitter accounts via Tip Jar to various online payment vendors, including Bandcamp, Cash App, Patreon, PayPal or Venmo
  • The company hopes this will encourage people to show their support for creators they follow by tipping them
By Arab News ·

Special One rising star of modern Saudi cinema is Sumaya Rida, known for her breakout television roles in “Another Planet” and “Boxing Girls” and big-screen appearances in “Junoon” and “Roll’em.” (Supplied)

Saudi actress Sumaya Rida personifies the zeitgeist of an era of change in the Kingdom

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  • Sumaya Rida is a rising star of Saudi Arabia’s fledgling domestic film industry, empowered by the Vision 2030 agenda  
  • Rida wants more investment in Saudi writers, producers and directors who can share the Kingdom’s stories with the world
By Caline Malek ·
Anti-Olympics campaign gains traction online in Japan

Anti-Olympics campaign gains traction online in Japan

  • Opinion polls in Japan have found a majority of the public is opposed to the Games, which are due to open on July 23
By Reuters ·