Special A Tunisian protester lifts a national flag at an anti-government rally as security forces block off the road in front of the Parliament in the capital Tunis on July 25, 2021. (AFP)

Turmoil in Tunisia brings Ennahda’s moment of truth one step closer

  • Tunisians no longer see governance failure and Ennahda’s presence in government as mere coincidence
  • The Islamist party has become the face of mismanagement of COVID-19 outbreak and the economy
By Arab News ·

Saudi Arabia affirms support for Tunisia’s security and stability

Saudi Arabia affirms support for Tunisia’s security and stability

  • The foreign ministry says it considers the situation a sovereign matter
  • The Kingdom called on the international community to stand by Tunisia
By Arab News ·

Arab coalition intercepts several missiles, drones launched by Yemen’s Houthis toward Saudi Arabia

Arab coalition intercepts several missiles, drones launched by Yemen’s Houthis toward Saudi Arabia

  • The coalition said the missile and the drone were targeting Jazan region
By Arab News ·

Changan sees boom in demand as Saudis fall in love with Chinese car brands

Changan sees boom in demand as Saudis fall in love with Chinese car brands

By Shane McGinley - Hebshi Al-Shammari - AMEERA ABID ·

Special The WHO says 4.5 million deaths could be prevented in low- and middle-income countries by 2030 through vaccination, testing, medicines and education. (AFP)

After COVID-19, Saudi Arabia set to turn its attention to an older scourge: viral hepatitis

  • Ahead of World Hepatitis Day on July 28, health professionals are calling for action against the “silent killer”
  • Dr. Faisal Aba Alkhail of King Faisal Specialist Hospital says the Kingdom will need to resume efforts to eliminate Hepatitis B and C
By Rebecca Anne Proctor ·

Israel to issue 16,000 more work permits for Palestinians

Israel to issue 16,000 more work permits for Palestinians

  • The new permits will bring the number of Palestinians allowed to work in Israel to 106,000
  • The COVID-19 pandemic prompted Israel to suspend the 7,000 permits previously granted to workers
By AFP ·

Myanmar junta seeks international cooperation over COVID-19 crisis

Myanmar junta seeks international cooperation over COVID-19 crisis

  • Junta leader says COVID-19 vaccinations needed to be increased
  • Efforts to tackle the outbreak have been further hampered by some of the worst flooding in years in eastern Myanmar
By Reuters ·

Lucid is ‘key step’ in PIF’s strategy after market debut

Lucid is ‘key step’ in PIF’s strategy after market debut

  • PIF is believed to hold more than 60 percent of the stock after its 2018 cash injection into the start-up, giving it a paper profit of at least $15 billion
By Frank Kane ·

Omar Nazzal posted the letter on his personal Facebook page but his account was suspended for two months for “violating Facebook’s community standards.” (Twitter)

Facebook restores user’s account suspended over shared letter by grieving jailed Palestinian activist

  • Facebook restores the account of a Palestinian user who was temporarily blocked over the posting of a letter written by a jailed activist
  • The activist has been arrested and imprisoned several times by Israel, often being held without charge under administrative detention
By Arab News ·

Omar Nazzal posted the letter on his personal Facebook page but his account was suspended for two months for “violating Facebook’s community standards.” (Twitter)

Facebook restores user’s account suspended over shared letter by grieving jailed Palestinian activist

  • Facebook restores the account of a Palestinian user who was temporarily blocked over the posting of a letter written by a jailed activist
  • The activist has been arrested and imprisoned several times by Israel, often being held without charge under administrative detention
By Arab News ·