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 decision to allow 60,000 vaccinated residents on Hajj and bar foreigners welcomed

Saudi decision to allow 60,000 vaccinated residents on Hajj and bar foreigners welcomed

  • The Muslim World League (MWL), in a statement issued on behalf of all scholars under its umbrella, supported the measures taken by Saudi Arabia to confront new mutated variants of the virus
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 ·