Update Saudi Arabia to limit Hajj pilgrimage this year to 60,000 citizens and residents

Saudi Arabia to limit Hajj pilgrimage this year to 60,000 citizens and residents

  • The decision was made due to the coronavirus pandemic
By Arab News ·

Update Gulf, Arab states and organizations hail UAE election to UN Security Council

Gulf, Arab states and organizations hail UAE election to UN Security Council

  • The UAE is one of five countries elected to sit as non-permanent members on the Security Council in 2022 and 2023
By Arab News ·

Special Yemen calls on international community to protect civilians  video

Yemen calls on international community to protect civilians 

  • On Thursday, Houthi forces fired a barrage of missiles and explosive-laden drones at Marib, killing eight civilians and wounding 27 others
  • President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi said that Houthi missile and drone strikes on the densely populated city of Marib would destroy attempts to establish peace in Yemen
By Saeed Al-Batati ·

Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister congratulates UAE on election to UN Security Council during call to counterpart

Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister congratulates UAE on election to UN Security Council during call to counterpart

  • Prince Faisal affirmed the Kingdom’s full support for the the UAE
  • The UAE was one of five countries elected on Friday by the UN General Assembly to sit as non-permanent members on the Security Council
By Arab News ·

Egypt to launch two space research satellites in 2022

Egypt to launch two space research satellites in 2022

  • Abdel Ghaffar said Egypt will launch a training and capacity-building program for 18 African researchers
  • The Egyptian Space Agency will distribute educational satellite sets among African countries
By Mohammed Abu Zaid ·

Afghan official: Bombs hit 2 minivans in Kabul, 7 dead

Afghan official: Bombs hit 2 minivans in Kabul, 7 dead

  • The first explosion killed six people and wounded two and the second explosion killed one and wounded four
  • The area where the explosions happened is largely populated by the minority Hazara ethnic group
By AP ·

Emirati, Greek firms launch joint venture to tackle maritime waste

Emirati, Greek firms launch joint venture to tackle maritime waste

  • The joint venture, EvoGreen, will provide advanced maritime waste management services to preserve the region’s oceans
By Arab News ·

Arab youth find a ‘safe space’ on invite-only app

Arab youth find a ‘safe space’ on invite-only app

  • Mental health, identity and politics are favorite topics in Clubhouse’s virtual chat ‘rooms’
By Shaistha Khan ·

Arab youth find a ‘safe space’ on invite-only app

Arab youth find a ‘safe space’ on invite-only app

  • Mental health, identity and politics are favorite topics in Clubhouse’s virtual chat ‘rooms’
By Shaistha Khan ·