Update Israeli-owned ship attacked off UAE coast

Israeli-owned ship attacked off UAE coast

  • Israeli officials blame Iran for attack near port of Fujairah
By AFP ·

Iran to enrich uranium to 60%, highest level ever

Iran to enrich uranium to 60%, highest level ever

  • Nuclear negotiator Abbas Araghchi's comments come after attack on Natanz nuclear facility, blamed on Israel
  • Iran had been enriching up to 20% – a short technical step to weapons-grade levels
By Arab News ·

Egypt ‘seizes’ Suez megaship, demands nearly $1bn compensation

Egypt ‘seizes’ Suez megaship, demands nearly $1bn compensation

By Mohammed Abu Zaid ·

Israel shocked by self-immolation of traumatized ex-soldier

Israel shocked by self-immolation of traumatized ex-soldier

  • ‘He saw horrible things and nobody took care of him,’ his tearful brother Avi Saidian told journalists at the hospital
By AFP ·

Special Coup puts Myanmar’s crippling military capitalism in the spotlight

Coup puts Myanmar’s crippling military capitalism in the spotlight

  • Travel bans and asset freezes since February’s coup draw attention to the generals’ sway over lucrative segments of the economy
  • Western countries likely to impose further sanctions on Myanmar, but Asian neighbors may be reluctant to follow suit
By Cornelia Meyer ·

OPEC raises 2021 oil demand growth forecast on hope pandemic wanes

OPEC raises 2021 oil demand growth forecast on hope pandemic wanes

  • Upward revision by the oil producers’ alliance marks a change of tone from previous months
By Reuters ·

Saudi fintech startup secures $670k seed funding

Saudi fintech startup secures $670k seed funding

By DEEMA AL-KHUDAIR ·

Lego gets it wrong! Mistakes Ramadan for Eid in greeting

Lego gets it wrong! Mistakes Ramadan for Eid in greeting

  • Despite the fact that Ramadan has been observed each year for more than 14 centuries, a few companies are still mistaking the holy month of Ramadan for Eid Al-Fitr
  • The picture attached with the LEGO congratulatory Ramadan tweet displayed a text showing “Eid Mubarak” instead of Ramadan Kareem
By Arab News ·

Lego gets it wrong! Mistakes Ramadan for Eid in greeting

Lego gets it wrong! Mistakes Ramadan for Eid in greeting

  • Despite the fact that Ramadan has been observed each year for more than 14 centuries, a few companies are still mistaking the holy month of Ramadan for Eid Al-Fitr
  • The picture attached with the LEGO congratulatory Ramadan tweet displayed a text showing “Eid Mubarak” instead of Ramadan Kareem
By Arab News ·