The coffin of late Iranian president Ebrahim Raisi during a funeral procession in the eastern city of Birjand on May 23, 2024.

Iran’s Raisi buried after dying in helicopter crash

  • Hundreds of thousands marched in home town Mashhad to bid farewell to Raisi ahead of his burial following processions in cities of Tabriz, Qom, Tehran and Birjand
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Top UN court to rule Friday on South Africa Gaza ceasefire bid

Top UN court to rule Friday on South Africa Gaza ceasefire bid

  • The rulings of the ICJ are binding but it has no power to enforce them
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Israel launches deadly Gaza strikes, says ready for new truce talks

Israel launches deadly Gaza strikes, says ready for new truce talks

  • Gaza Strip’s civil defense agency said two pre-dawn air strikes had killed 26 people, including 15 children, in Gaza City alone
  • Agency spokesman Mahmud Bassal said one strike hit a family house, killing 16 people, in the Al-Daraj area, and another killed 10 people inside a mosque compound
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Riyadh experienced a wave of food poisoning cases caused by clostridium botulinum at the end of April. (File/Shutterstock)

Oversight and Anti-Corruption Authority issues statement following Riyadh food poisoning incident

  • Nazaha says royal directives mandate the holding of all responsible officials accountable
By Arab News ·

UN expert urges probe of alleged torture of Palestinian prisoners

UN expert urges probe of alleged torture of Palestinian prisoners

  • The UN special rapporteur on torture, Alice Jill Edwards, said she had received allegations of abuse against Palestinians held in prisons run by the Israeli Prison Service
  • She had been carrying out a “thorough review for the past two months” based on multiple sources, but that her investigation was continuing.
By AFP ·

Riyadh Season’s ad campaign wins Sports Emmy award

Riyadh Season’s ad campaign wins Sports Emmy award

  • “Battle of the Baddest: Rumble” has been recognized in the Outstanding Promotional Announcement category
By Arab News ·

Riyadh Season’s ad campaign wins Sports Emmy award

Riyadh Season’s ad campaign wins Sports Emmy award

  • “Battle of the Baddest: Rumble” has been recognized in the Outstanding Promotional Announcement category
By Arab News ·

Book Review: ‘The Undiscovered Self’ by Carl Jung

Book Review: ‘The Undiscovered Self’ by Carl Jung

  • Loss of personal responsibility, the author suggests, can lead to the rise of mass movements and, ultimately, totalitarianism
By Ghadi Joudah ·
Ten Hag vows to save Man Utd project by winning FA Cup

Ten Hag vows to save Man Utd project by winning FA Cup

  • Ten Hag is battling to save his job amid mounting speculation that United’s new co-owner Jim Ratcliffe plans to axe him after a turbulent season
  • Asked on Thursday if the final could be his last match as United manager, Ten Hag laughed and told reporters: “I have nothing to say. I’m just focusing on the job I have to do”
By AFP ·