US ‘concerned’ by collapse of truce in Yemen; uncertain whether Iran is to blame

US ‘concerned’ by collapse of truce in Yemen; uncertain whether Iran is to blame

  • Tim Lenderking: ‘Last-minute’ demands and backtracking by Houthis had derailed extension talks
  • United States would continue to help its Gulf Arab partners defend themselves
By RAY HANANIA ·

Update OPEC+ agrees output cut of 2 million barrels per day despite US concerns

OPEC+ agrees output cut of 2 million barrels per day despite US concerns

  • OPEC+ fell about 3.6 million bpd short of its output target in August
By Fahad Abujadayel - Donia Diaaeddine ·

Special Jason Greenblatt’s ‘In the Path of Abraham’ offers an inside track on the Middle East peace process graphic

Jason Greenblatt’s ‘In the Path of Abraham’ offers an inside track on the Middle East peace process

  • Abraham Accords have normalized ties between Israel and an Arab quartet: UAE, Bahrain, Sudan and Morocco
  • Greenblatt: Normalization leads to a reasonable, peaceful settlement of the Middle East conflict
By David Romano ·

Judge fines Lebanese bank heist figure, issues travel ban

Judge fines Lebanese bank heist figure, issues travel ban

  • Sali Hafiz last month broke into a BLOM Bank branch with activists from the Depositors’ Outcry
  • Hafiz was widely celebrated as a hero, and went into hiding for weeks
By AP ·

Update Death toll in Thailand day-care center mass shooting rises

Death toll in Thailand day-care center mass shooting rises

  • Former policeman Panya Khamrab kills 35 people, including 22 children
By Reuters - AFP ·

Myanmar court hands Japanese journalist 10-year prison term

Myanmar court hands Japanese journalist 10-year prison term

  • Toru Kubota was arrested after filming an anti-government protest in July
  • Incitement is a catch-all political law covering activities deemed to cause unrest
By AP ·

Myanmar court hands Japanese journalist 10-year prison term

Myanmar court hands Japanese journalist 10-year prison term

  • Toru Kubota was arrested after filming an anti-government protest in July
  • Incitement is a catch-all political law covering activities deemed to cause unrest
By AP ·

Behind the scenes of ‘The Woman King’ with Hollywood superstar Viola Davis

Behind the scenes of ‘The Woman King’ with Hollywood superstar Viola Davis

  • Director Gina Prince-Bythewood, Viola Davis and other stars discuss their groundbreaking historical epic
  • The film is set to be released in Gulf cinemas on Oct. 6
By William Mullally ·
Why nations struggle for sustained dominance across cricket’s different formats

Why nations struggle for sustained dominance across cricket’s different formats

  • National boards often fail to keep up with the times and consistently provide the structure whereby talent is identified, nurtured and shaped into winning teams
By Jon Pike ·