Over 200 killed in Iran protests: top security body

Over 200 killed in Iran protests: top security body

  • The country's Supreme National Security Council said the number of people killed during unrest sparked by her death "exceeds 200"
  • A general in Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps this week, for the first time, said hundreds of people had lost their lives in the unrest
By AFP ·

Sweden extradites outlawed PKK member to Turkiye: report

Sweden extradites outlawed PKK member to Turkiye: report

  • Mahmut Tat, who was sentenced to six years and 10 months in jail for PKK membership in Turkiye, fled to Sweden in 2015
By AP ·

Russia likely planning to encircle Donetsk Oblast town of Bakhmut, Britain says

Russia likely planning to encircle Donetsk Oblast town of Bakhmut, Britain says

  • Capture of the town would have limited operational value
  • But it can potentially allow Russia to threaten Kramatorsk and Sloviansk
By Reuters ·

Special Giant desert rave signals Kingdom’s mighty changes 

Giant desert rave signals Kingdom’s mighty changes 

  • In its biggest and most diverse festival yet, Soundstorm returns to Riyadh, bringing music to thousands
  • Attendance expected to increase from last year’s 730,000, organizers say 
  • Soundstorm is arguably the largest electronic music festival in the world
By Rebecca Anne Proctor ·

Sheikh Ahmed Karima. (Wikipedia)

Push to nominate Egyptian sheikh for Nobel Peace Prize

  • Karima said he is one of the pioneers in supporting the rapprochement between religious sects, and highlighted his efforts in confronting terrorism since 1996, saying he had published books citicial of the Muslim Brotherhood and Daesh
By Mohammad Shamaa ·

Malaysia swears in new cabinet led by Anwar Ibrahim

Malaysia swears in new cabinet led by Anwar Ibrahim

  • PM Anwar Ibrahim will also hold finance ministry portfolio
  • New government to focus on good governance, economy
By Nor Arlene Tan ·

G7 joins EU on $60-per-barrel price cap on Russian oil

G7 joins EU on $60-per-barrel price cap on Russian oil

  • US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said in a statement that the agreement will help restrict Putin’s “primary source of revenue for his illegal war in Ukraine while simultaneously preserving the stability of global energy supplies”
By AP ·

Twitter Files: All you need to know about Elon Musk’s latest revelations

Twitter Files: All you need to know about Elon Musk’s latest revelations

  • The thread included snippets related to the 2020 Hunter Biden story
By Arab News ·

Twitter Files: All you need to know about Elon Musk’s latest revelations

Twitter Files: All you need to know about Elon Musk’s latest revelations

  • The thread included snippets related to the 2020 Hunter Biden story
By Arab News ·