Special 50 Houthis killed in new battle for Marib city

50 Houthis killed in new battle for Marib city

  • Yemen’s president blasts militia as ‘hateful Iranian stooges’
By Saeed Al-Batati ·

Special Why the Middle East and North Africa must switch to sustainable water management photos

Why the Middle East and North Africa must switch to sustainable water management

  • Environmental pressures and water scarcity are contributing to instability and forced migration
  • Recycling, improved farming techniques and greater cooperation urged to reduce water waste
By Caline Malek ·

KSA has strongest banking system among GCC, S&P Global Ratings says

KSA has strongest banking system among GCC, S&P Global Ratings says

By DEEMA AL-KHUDAIR ·

Saudi Arabia to give COVID-19 booster shots to people aged 60 and over

Saudi Arabia to give COVID-19 booster shots to people aged 60 and over

  • The Kingdom registers 5 COVID-19 deaths, 44 new cases and 58 recoveries in past 24 hours
  • Ministry of Interior records 19,870 violations against precautionary measures in past week
By Arab News ·

Member of Sudan’s sovereign council Shams Al-Din Kabashi (C) meets with protest leaders, following his arrival with a delegation to the city of Port Sudan, on Sept. 26, 2021. (AFP)

Khartoum says agrees with protesters on resumption of South Sudan oil exports

  • The transitional government sent a delegation to Port Sudan to negotiate with demonstrators objecting to parts of a peace deal with rebel groups
  • Rebels have blocked the main container and oil export terminals in Port Sudan, threatening fuel supplies and revenue
By AFP ·

Special Hindu and Muslim women donate kidneys to save each other’s husbands

Hindu and Muslim women donate kidneys to save each other’s husbands

  • Dr. Shahbaz Ahmed’s proposal was for Sushma and Sultana to donate their kidneys to Ashraf and Vikas, but for that to work he needed to address an area of concern first
By Sanjay Kumar ·

CFO of Russia’s Novatek arrested in US on tax charges of over $93 million

CFO of Russia’s Novatek arrested in US on tax charges of over $93 million

  • Novatek has grown into a major competitor of Gazprom, produced last year, 18.8 million tons of liquefied natural gas, 5 percent of global output
  • The situation has absolutely no effect on Novatek’s operational and financial activities
By Arab News ·

Members of the National Socialist Movement (NSM) and other white nationalists rally at Greenville Street Park in Newnan, Georgia. (File/AFP)

Neo-Nazis are still on Facebook. And they’re making money

  • By carefully toeing the line of propriety, these key architects of Germany’s far-right use the power of mainstream social media to promote festivals, fashion brands, music labels and mixed martial arts tournaments that can generate millions in sales
  • Dozens of far-right groups that continue to leverage mainstream social media for profit, despite Facebook’s and other platforms’ repeated pledges to purge themselves of extremism
By AP ·

Members of the National Socialist Movement (NSM) and other white nationalists rally at Greenville Street Park in Newnan, Georgia. (File/AFP)

Neo-Nazis are still on Facebook. And they’re making money

  • By carefully toeing the line of propriety, these key architects of Germany’s far-right use the power of mainstream social media to promote festivals, fashion brands, music labels and mixed martial arts tournaments that can generate millions in sales
  • Dozens of far-right groups that continue to leverage mainstream social media for profit, despite Facebook’s and other platforms’ repeated pledges to purge themselves of extremism
By AP ·

‘Moulin Rouge! The Musical’ leads early at the Tony Awards

‘Moulin Rouge! The Musical’ leads early at the Tony Awards

  • Alex Timbers won the trophy for best direction
  • Broadway favorite Danny Burstein won a featured acting Tony
By AP ·
UK PM urged to come to aid of Afghan girls’ football team

UK PM urged to come to aid of Afghan girls’ football team

  • Team, some as young as 12, currently stranded in Lahore on temporary visas
  • Chairman of Premier League side Leeds United offers assistance, housing, education, training
By Arab News ·