Terrorist detonates suicide vest as Saudi security forces try to make arrest 

Terrorist detonates suicide vest as Saudi security forces try to make arrest 

  • Abdullah bin Zayed Abdulrahman Al-Bakri Al-Shehri was listed as a wanted person by Saudi authorities
By ‏MOHAMMED ALSULAMI ·

Author Salman Rushdie stabbed on lecture stage in New York

Author Salman Rushdie stabbed on lecture stage in New York

  • Police said that a male suspect stormed the stage and attacked Rushdie
  • He was rushed by helicopter to a local hospital, police said, adding that his condition was not known
By AP ·

Special Assassins Creed: Why the plot to kill John Bolton is in the DNA of the Iranian regime photos

Assassins Creed: Why the plot to kill John Bolton is in the DNA of the Iranian regime

  • In 2011 Iranian operatives had similarly plotted to kill (then Saudi ambassador) Adel Al-Jubeir in Washington, D.C.
  • DoJ revelation of IRGC plot to target Bolton and Pompeo exposes Tehran’s long history of overseas terror
By Lucas Chapman - & - Rawan Radwan ·

Saudi Arabia expands Umrah with visa allowance photos

Saudi Arabia expands Umrah with visa allowance

  • The Visit Saudi platform provides e-services, including the issuance of electronic visas and purchasing of Umrah bundles. The service is available at visitsaudi.com/ar.
  • Move targets Vision 2030 goal of 30m pilgrims per year
By Arab News ·

Tunisian government, unions agree to talks on IMF reform program

Tunisian government, unions agree to talks on IMF reform program

  • Prime Minister Najla Bouden, UGTT labour union chief Noureddine Taboubi and UTICA commerce union chief Samir Majoul had agreed a "social contract" to tackle national challenges
  • The UGTT reposted the statement on its Facebook page
By Reuters ·

Taliban torn over reforms one year after seizing power

Taliban torn over reforms one year after seizing power

  • The group’s hard-line core, composed of battle-hardened veteran fighters, is against any significant ideological change that could be viewed as a sign of capitulation to their enemies in the West
By AFP ·

DCO startup passport cuts the red tape on cross-border trade video

DCO startup passport cuts the red tape on cross-border trade

  • Program helps startups do business across borders more efficiently while maintaining their local footprint
By Dana Alomar ·

Saudi government’s digital activity comes under scrutiny in new report

Saudi government’s digital activity comes under scrutiny in new report

  • Ministry of Health found to have ‘most engaging’ social media content
  • Education Ministry has ‘top-performing website’
By Zaira Lakhpatwala ·

Saudi government’s digital activity comes under scrutiny in new report

Saudi government’s digital activity comes under scrutiny in new report

  • Ministry of Health found to have ‘most engaging’ social media content
  • Education Ministry has ‘top-performing website’
By Zaira Lakhpatwala ·

Spaun leads playoff opener; Scheffler, McIlroy miss cut

Spaun leads playoff opener; Scheffler, McIlroy miss cut

  • Spaun was at 11-under 129 and only looking ahead
  • Despite missing the cut, Scheffler and McIlroy, at least, get to play next week in the BMW Championship, being high enough in the standings not to lose too much sleep over it
By AP ·