France condemns Houthi attacks on Saudi Arabia, concerned about human rights in Iran

France condemns Houthi attacks on Saudi Arabia, concerned about human rights in Iran

  • Saudi Arabia’s air defenses destroyed 17 Houthi drones launched toward the Kingdom’s southern region on Saturday
  • Rights groups said Raisi’s election as Iran’s new president was a blow for human rights
By Arab News ·

Amal Clooney brings to justice Daesh woman who oversaw rape, enslavement of Yazidis

Amal Clooney brings to justice Daesh woman who oversaw rape, enslavement of Yazidis

  • Sarah O. sentenced to 6.5 years behind bars in Germany
  • Victim: ‘No conviction can make up for our suffering’
By Arab News ·

Update Iran’s new president says ballistic program non-negotiable, but restoring ties with Riyadh possible

Iran’s new president says ballistic program non-negotiable, but restoring ties with Riyadh possible

  • Raisi was part of so-called “death panel” that sentenced political prisoners to death at end of 1980s Iran-Iraq war
By Arab News ·

Special Yemenis hail UN blacklist of Houthis

Yemenis hail UN blacklist of Houthis

By Saeed Al-Batati ·

Special Egypt affirms support for Libya

Egypt affirms support for Libya

  • Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi stresses full support toward efforts to restore security and stability to Libya
By Mohammed Abu Zaid ·

An F-35 aircraft takes off from the UK's aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth in the Mediterranean Sea on June 20, 2021. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)

UK’s newest carrier joins fight against Daesh, stirs Russian interest

  • HMS Queen Elizabeth, a 65,000-ton carrier, has a squadron of the cutting-edge F-35 jet and its support ships include the US destroyer The Sullivans
  • The carrier group is supporting the UK's missions to wipe out the remnants of Daesh in Iraq as the US focuses on its withdrawal from Afghanistan
By MENELAOS HADJICOSTIS | AP ·

Global stocks, US yields recoup some losses

Global stocks, US yields recoup some losses

  • Investors still digesting last week’s surprise hawkish shift by the US Federal Reserve
By Reuters ·

Tech giants including Amazon, Facebook, Google and Apple face antitrust investigations in Germany, France and the US. (File/AFP)

Germany opens antitrust probe against Apple

  • Germany launches investigation against Apple over anti-competition practices, shortly after similar probes against Amazon, Google and Facebook.
  • Germany and France have joined calls from the US to impose a global minimum corporate tax of at least 15 percent on companies like Amazon and Facebook.
By AFP ·

Tech giants including Amazon, Facebook, Google and Apple face antitrust investigations in Germany, France and the US. (File/AFP)

Germany opens antitrust probe against Apple

  • Germany launches investigation against Apple over anti-competition practices, shortly after similar probes against Amazon, Google and Facebook.
  • Germany and France have joined calls from the US to impose a global minimum corporate tax of at least 15 percent on companies like Amazon and Facebook.
By AFP ·

Courage at forefront of World Refugee Day mural

Courage at forefront of World Refugee Day mural

  • Syrian artist Diala Brisly: “It’s very important to show solidarity among refugees”
  • “Courage is having fears, having all this worry, having all this trauma, and still having the energy to keep going”
By Arab News ·
Baumgartner sends Austria into last 16 with win over Ukraine

Baumgartner sends Austria into last 16 with win over Ukraine

  • Austria plays Italy at Wembley on June 26 after advancing at a major tournament for 1st time since 1982 World Cup
  • “We wanted to write history, we did it, those are the great moments of football," said coach Franco Foda
By AFP ·