Special 50 Houthis killed in new battle for Marib city

50 Houthis killed in new battle for Marib city

  • Yemen’s president blasts militia as ‘hateful Iranian stooges’
By Saeed Al-Batati ·

Special Why the Middle East and North Africa must switch to sustainable water management photos

Why the Middle East and North Africa must switch to sustainable water management

  • Environmental pressures and water scarcity are contributing to instability and forced migration
  • Recycling, improved farming techniques and greater cooperation urged to reduce water waste
By Caline Malek ·

Saudi Arabia to give COVID-19 booster shots to people aged 60 and over

Saudi Arabia to give COVID-19 booster shots to people aged 60 and over

  • The Kingdom registers 5 COVID-19 deaths, 44 new cases and 58 recoveries in past 24 hours
  • Ministry of Interior records 19,870 violations against precautionary measures in past week
By Arab News ·

Riyadh Season 2021 coming to a desert near you

Riyadh Season 2021 coming to a desert near you

By Rahaf Jambi ·

In Qom, where Iran outbreak began, coronavirus rages on

In Qom, where Iran outbreak began, coronavirus rages on

  • While Iran works to vaccinate its 80 million people, many in Qom have not sought out the shots, authorities say
By AP ·

South Korea to vaccinate 12 to 17 year-olds, give boosters to elderly

South Korea to vaccinate 12 to 17 year-olds, give boosters to elderly

  • South Korea scrambled over the weekend to contain a surge in COVID-19 cases
  • Over 91 percent of the people aged 60 and above have so far received at least one dose
By Reuters ·

Goldman expects oil prices to hit $90 by year-end as supply tightens

Goldman expects oil prices to hit $90 by year-end as supply tightens

  • Hurricane Ida's hit to supply has more than offset OPEC+'s production ramp-up since July with non-OPEC+ and non-shale production continuing to disappoint
  • Brent futures hit a near three-year high last week on global output disruptions
By Reuters ·

Members of the National Socialist Movement (NSM) and other white nationalists rally at Greenville Street Park in Newnan, Georgia. (File/AFP)

Neo-Nazis are still on Facebook. And they’re making money

  • By carefully toeing the line of propriety, these key architects of Germany’s far-right use the power of mainstream social media to promote festivals, fashion brands, music labels and mixed martial arts tournaments that can generate millions in sales
  • Dozens of far-right groups that continue to leverage mainstream social media for profit, despite Facebook’s and other platforms’ repeated pledges to purge themselves of extremism
By AP ·

Members of the National Socialist Movement (NSM) and other white nationalists rally at Greenville Street Park in Newnan, Georgia. (File/AFP)

Neo-Nazis are still on Facebook. And they’re making money

  • By carefully toeing the line of propriety, these key architects of Germany’s far-right use the power of mainstream social media to promote festivals, fashion brands, music labels and mixed martial arts tournaments that can generate millions in sales
  • Dozens of far-right groups that continue to leverage mainstream social media for profit, despite Facebook’s and other platforms’ repeated pledges to purge themselves of extremism
By AP ·