Suspected Iranian nuclear mastermind Fakhrizadeh assassinated near Tehran

  • Fakhrizadeh has long been described by Western countries as a leader of a covert atomic bomb programme halted in 2003
  • Israel and the US accuse Tehran of trying to restore the programme in secret
By Reuters ·


Saudi Foreign Minister: Houthis are behind Yemen’s problems

  • Houthi forces have staged many missile and drone strikes on civilian airports and oil infrastructure in Saudi Arabia
By Arab News ·

Thousands attend funeral of Sudan’s last democratically elected PM

  • Mourners in traditional white garments, mostly wearing masks, wept and waved national flags
  • Mahdi’s body arrived at Khartoum airport on Friday morning
By Reuters ·

Saudi Arabia announces 17 more COVID-19 deaths

  • The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom has increased to 345,622
  • A total of 5,857 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far
By Arab News ·

Turkey announces record coronavirus death toll for fifth consecutive day

  • From July until Wednesday, Ankara had only reported symptomatic cases
By Reuters ·

3 funeral workers fired over Maradona coffin photos

  • The images distributed across social media have created outrage, even death threats, across a nation that venerated Maradona
  • Claudio Fernández confirmed that he’d lost his job at the Pinier funeral home, along with his son Ismael and Claudio Medina
By AP ·

Five UK MPs cheated possible death in 2018 Iranian bomb plot

By Christopher Hamill-Stewart ·

Future ‘extremely bright’ for UK’s Islamic finance economy

  • London’s unique position as a finance and technology hub has it perfectly placed to capitalize on a domestic and global boom in demand for Islamic finance
  • UK’s Islamic finance economy and customers will benefit greatly from London’s dominance in the world of fintech
By Christopher Hamill-Stewart ·


Even in death, Diego Maradona continues to haunt Peter Shilton

  • While other members of that defeated England team have been gracious, Shilton still protests over that goal
  • Maradona would have won the now historic match, even without the help of his hands
By Ali Khaled ·

Extremist content online increased during coronavirus lockdowns

  • Provisional data suggests that “while the pandemic has reduced overall terrorist activity, in many countries there has been little impact”
  • Figures released on Thursday by the UK Home Office showed a rise in the number of people referred to its counter-extremism program for the first time in four years
By Arab News ·