Update British navy group: Hijackers have left vessel off UAE coast

British navy group: Hijackers have left vessel off UAE coast

  • UK security sources said they were “working on the assumption Iranian military or proxies boarded the vessel”
  • “All around the region, Iran continues to be emboldened”: Prince Faisal bin Farhan
By Arab News - AP ·

Special People on Tuesday put white roses on portraits of victims of last year’s Beirut port blast as Lebanon marks the first anniversary of the Aug 4 explosion. (Reuters)

Amid anger and despair, Lebanon braces for port explosion anniversary

  • Legislative authority yet to decide on Judge Tarek Bitar’s request to lift the immunity of three MPs
By NAJIA HOUSSARI ·

Special Why the trauma does not end for Beirut blast survivors

Why the trauma does not end for Beirut blast survivors

  • Twelve months on from the blast, Lebanese officials are accused of deliberately obstructing justice
  • Civil society forced to step in to address widespread mental trauma caused by Aug. 4, 2020, explosion
By TAREK ALI AHMAD ·

The models include typical houses and traditional shops that served fava beans, barbecued meat, kebabs and mabshoor, a traditional Arab dish of bread in a meat or vegetable broth. (Photos/Huda Bashatah)

Why this retired engineer is a ‘model’ Saudi citizen

  • Abdul Aziz Taher Al-Hebshi aims to preserve the history of social and cultural life in Saudi Arabia
  • Makkah in those days was a beacon for writers, poets and scientists
By Tareq Al-Thaqafi ·

Malaysian PM Muhyiddin Yassin refuses to resign, delays vote by a month

Malaysian PM Muhyiddin Yassin refuses to resign, delays vote by a month

  • Muhyiddin took power in March 2020 after initiating the collapse of the former reformist government that won 2018 elections
By AP ·

Saudi non-oil sector’s expansion continues

Saudi non-oil sector’s expansion continues

  • Rising demand from domestic, overseas clients supported upturn: Survey
By Jana Salloum & Shatha Almasoudi ·

The Tadawul All-Share Index (TASI) on Tuesday reached its highest level since January 2008 with 11,209 points. (Shutterstock/File Photo)

Saudi stock market index hits 14-year high

By Deema Al-Khudair and Sara Alfaiz ·

Iranians fear new bill will restrict Internet even further

Iranians fear new bill will restrict Internet even further

  • The law would also criminalize the sale and distribution of virtual private networks and proxies
  • Bill has yet to be approved by Iran’s hard-liner dominated parliament, but it is already stirring anxiety among young Iranians
By AP ·

Iranians fear new bill will restrict Internet even further

Iranians fear new bill will restrict Internet even further

  • The law would also criminalize the sale and distribution of virtual private networks and proxies
  • Bill has yet to be approved by Iran’s hard-liner dominated parliament, but it is already stirring anxiety among young Iranians
By AP ·

The models include typical houses and traditional shops that served fava beans, barbecued meat, kebabs and mabshoor, a traditional Arab dish of bread in a meat or vegetable broth. (Photos/Huda Bashatah)

Why this retired engineer is a ‘model’ Saudi citizen

  • Abdul Aziz Taher Al-Hebshi aims to preserve the history of social and cultural life in Saudi Arabia
  • Makkah in those days was a beacon for writers, poets and scientists
By Tareq Al-Thaqafi ·
UEFA targets FA for discipline over fan chaos at Euro final

UEFA targets FA for discipline over fan chaos at Euro final

  • Fans without tickets forced their way into the stadium and there were ugly scenes in the stands
  • European soccer's governing body added that more information "will be made available in due course”
By AP ·