video Update 12 dead, hundreds hospitalized after toxic gas leak at Jordan’s Aqaba port

12 dead, hundreds hospitalized after toxic gas leak at Jordan’s Aqaba port

  • Canister with 25 tons of chlorine plunges from crane
  • Workers flee for lives from deadly clouds
video By Raed Omari ·

Iran, US to resume indirect nuclear talks in Qatar this week: State Department

Iran, US to resume indirect nuclear talks in Qatar this week: State Department

  • The statement comes amid expectations that talks to save the pact will resume soon after the top EU diplomat’s trip to the Islamic Republic
By AFP ·

Special After incidents in Jordan, UAE and Egypt: Is violence against women on the rise?

After incidents in Jordan, UAE and Egypt: Is violence against women on the rise?

  • Incidents in three different Arab countries in the space of a week show urgency of treating ‘femicide’ as a global issue 
  • Victims of gender-based violence rarely report crimes against them or seek help, and perpetrators are rarely punished
By Rawan Radwan ·

Jeddah Season 2022 achieves record numbers since launch

Jeddah Season 2022 achieves record numbers since launch

  • More than 5 million visitors from the Kingdom and around the world have attended Jeddah Season
By Arab News ·

US drone strike kills militant leader in Syria

US drone strike kills militant leader in Syria

  • The strike took out a man described as a leader of the Hurras Al-Deen group
  • Hurras Al-Deen is a relatively small but powerful armed group led by Al-Qaeda loyalists
By AFP ·

China halves quarantine time for overseas travelers

China halves quarantine time for overseas travelers

  • New guideline is drastic reduction from 21 days of quarantine and home monitoring combined
By AFP ·

An aerial view shows a newly unveiled logo for "Meta" in front of Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park on October 28, 2021. (AFP)

Meta’s Oversight Board issued 20 decisions in its first year. Is that enough?

  • The first annual report from the independent review body, which is funded by Meta, explains the reasoning behind its 20 rulings and the 86 recommendations it has made
By Arab News ·

An aerial view shows a newly unveiled logo for "Meta" in front of Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park on October 28, 2021. (AFP)

Meta’s Oversight Board issued 20 decisions in its first year. Is that enough?

  • The first annual report from the independent review body, which is funded by Meta, explains the reasoning behind its 20 rulings and the 86 recommendations it has made
By Arab News ·

Special Italian screenwriter wows cinemagoers on first visit to the Kingdom

Italian screenwriter wows cinemagoers on first visit to the Kingdom

  • Giacomo Mazzariol’s movie screened as part of weeklong European Film Festival
  • 25-year-old says he plans to return and hopes to mentor young Saudi talent
By Lama Alhamawi ·
Saudi-backed LIV Golf signs rising stars Matthew Wolff, Eugenio Chacarra and Carlos Ortiz

Saudi-backed LIV Golf signs rising stars Matthew Wolff, Eugenio Chacarra and Carlos Ortiz

  • All three make their debut in Portland, the tour’s second event
By Arab News ·