Update EU says no Iran nuclear deal talks in Brussels on Thursday

EU says no Iran nuclear deal talks in Brussels on Thursday

  • EU diplomatic chief Josep Borrell said at the weekend he was ready to meet Iranian leaders
  • The 2015 deal collapsed in 2018 when the US pulled out and President Donald Trump reimposed sanctions
By AFP - Arab News ·

Former US Secretary of State Colin Powell dies of COVID-19 complications

Former US Secretary of State Colin Powell dies of COVID-19 complications

  • As a four-star Army general, he was chairman of the military’s Joint Chiefs of Staff under President George H.W. Bush
By Reuters ·

Special For Afghans fleeing Taliban rule, experience of Syrian refugees in Scandinavia is a cautionary tale photos

For Afghans fleeing Taliban rule, experience of Syrian refugees in Scandinavia is a cautionary tale

  • Scandinavia opened its arms to Syrian refugees in 2015, but attitudes have since hardened
  • The waves of people fleeing Afghanistan have brought the issue of European asylum policy to the fore
By Ann Tornkvist ·

Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan received the letter during a meeting with his Omani counterpart, Sayyed Badr Al-Busaidi, in Riyadh, on Monday, Oct. 18, 2021. (SPA)

Saudi king receives letter from Oman’s sultan on bilateral relations

  • The message dealt with the strong and solid bilateral relations, and ways to enhance them in various fields
By Arab News ·

Special 3 Italians killed in car crash in Saudi Arabia

3 Italians killed in car crash in Saudi Arabia

By Francesco Bongarrà ·

Saudi Food and Drug Authority wins UN award

Saudi Food and Drug Authority wins UN award

By Ghadi Joudah ·

More than 150 Houthis killed, injured in Yemen’s Abedia: Arab coalition

More than 150 Houthis killed, injured in Yemen’s Abedia: Arab coalition

  • Yemeni FM meets with chief of the International Organization for Migration’s mission for Yemen
By Arab News ·

Special UK govt urged to make good on Shariah-compliant loans promise

UK govt urged to make good on Shariah-compliant loans promise

  • Survey: Thousands of Muslims miss out on university every year because they cannot access Shariah-compliant finance
  • Implementation of Islamic loan system a ‘question of political priority,’ expert tells Arab News
By Christopher Hamill-Stewart ·

Born in Sudan, Badawi moved to England when she was 2 years old. (File/AFP)

Sudanese-British BBC anchor Zainab Badawi on her role as new president of SOAS

  • Newly-appointed SOAS president, Zeinab Badawi, is a Sudanese-British television and radio journalist who is best known for hosting BBC’s “Hardtalk”
  • Throughout her successful journalistic career, Badawi interviewed some of the world’s most notable personalities and politicians

Born in Sudan, Badawi moved to England when she was 2 years old. (File/AFP)

Sudanese-British BBC anchor Zainab Badawi on her role as new president of SOAS

  • Newly-appointed SOAS president, Zeinab Badawi, is a Sudanese-British television and radio journalist who is best known for hosting BBC’s “Hardtalk”
  • Throughout her successful journalistic career, Badawi interviewed some of the world’s most notable personalities and politicians

Real Madrid star Benzema goes on trial in sextape case

Real Madrid star Benzema goes on trial in sextape case

  • Benzema, 33, stands accused of helping a group of alleged blackmailers to approach Valbuena in an attempt to extort money
  • The case centres on the role that Benzema is suspected of playing in the murky affair six years ago
By AFP ·