Update UN chief urges Israel to exercise restraint as more clashes erupt in East Jerusalem

UN chief urges Israel to exercise restraint as more clashes erupt in East Jerusalem

  • More than 180 Palestinians were injured in the violence on Monday
  • Antonio Guterres says Israel must ‘cease the demolitions and evictions’ of Palestinian homes
By Reuters - AP ·

Update  US Navy seizes weapons in Arabian Sea ‘destined for Yemen from Iran’ video

US Navy seizes weapons in Arabian Sea ‘destined for Yemen from Iran’

  • Seizure includes thousands of assault weapons, machine guns and sniper rifles hidden aboard a ship
  • US Navy’s initial investigation found the vessel came from Iran
By AP ·

Positive IMF assessment seen as vote of confidence in Saudi reform strategy

Positive IMF assessment seen as vote of confidence in Saudi reform strategy

  • Latest assessment of the Kingdom’s economy is a vindication of Vision 2030 and the pandemic response
  • IMF has the power to deliver a positive or negative verdict on the way the economy is being run
By Frank Kane ·

What Saudi citizens need to know to travel safely

What Saudi citizens need to know to travel safely

By DEEMA AL-KHUDAIR ·

Saudi crown prince allocates 20 million square meters for housing units north of Riyadh

Saudi crown prince allocates 20 million square meters for housing units north of Riyadh

  • The additional lands will provide more than 53,000 various housing units
  • Riyadh aims to become one of the 10 largest economic cities in the world
By Arab News ·

Special Dozens sign petition for the release of abducted Yemeni model

Dozens sign petition for the release of abducted Yemeni model

  • Amnesty International on Friday urged the Houthis to halt plans for subjecting the model to virginity testing and to release her, also accusing the militia of arbitrarily detaining opposition figures, journalists, and other artists and actresses
By Saeed Batati ·

Special Palestinian protests deter Jewish extremists

Palestinian protests deter Jewish extremists

By Daoud Kuttab ·

India’s COVID-19 cases dip from peak, calls for shutdown mount

India’s COVID-19 cases dip from peak, calls for shutdown mount

  • The 366,161 new infections and 3,754 deaths reported by the health ministry were off a little from recent peaks
By Reuters ·

Emaar Malls Q1 profit falls 16% but sees retail on recovery path

Emaar Malls Q1 profit falls 16% but sees retail on recovery path

  • Profits improved on a quarter-on-quarter basis as net income gained 169 percent from the previous three month period
By Arab News ·

Special Maamoul: Why the storied sweet is so important during Eid in Palestine

Maamoul: Why the storied sweet is so important during Eid in Palestine

  • Prepared in circles, the Eid cakes are stuffed with dates, while maamoul are stuffed with dates or walnuts, pistachios and nuts, and the outer layer is sprinkled with crushed white sugar
By HAZEM BALOUSHA ·
Zverev beats Berrettini to win his 2nd Madrid Open title

Zverev beats Berrettini to win his 2nd Madrid Open title

  • Zverev won his first Madrid title in 2018 in a final against Thiem
  • The win on Sunday gave him his fourth Masters 1000 title
By AP ·