video Update Pakistan PM Imran Khan arrives in Saudi Arabia for three-day visit

Pakistan PM Imran Khan arrives in Saudi Arabia for three-day visit

  • Agreements signed to improve ties between the two countries in first series of meetings
  • Pakistani leader will hold meetings with Saudi leadership over coming days
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Update Saudi Arabia wants to see ‘verifiable deeds’ from talks with Iran, says official

Saudi Arabia wants to see ‘verifiable deeds’ from talks with Iran, says official

  • Talks ‘intensify’ on Iranian nuclear crisis
  • Minister said Saudi policy had been explained “very clearly” by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman
By Arab News ·

Houthis to force virginity test on abducted Yemeni model, says Amnesty International 

Houthis to force virginity test on abducted Yemeni model, says Amnesty International 

  • Amnesty’s Lynn Maalouf: Yemen’s Houthi de facto authorities must immediately halt all plans to subject Entesar Al-Hammadi to forced virginity testing
  • Locals said the abduction was part of a moral crackdown on artists and actresses as well as spaces where there was mixing between women and men
By Saeed Al-Batati ·

Special Opportunities for mutual benefit beckon as Pakistan PM Imran Khan begins Saudi Arabia visit photos

Opportunities for mutual benefit beckon as Pakistan PM Imran Khan begins Saudi Arabia visit

  • Energy, economy and welfare of overseas Pakistanis expected to top the agenda during Khan’s three-day visit to Saudi Arabia
  • Remittances sent home from the Kingdom are an important source of foreign capital for Pakistan as it fights to stabilize its economy
By Aamir Saaed ·

US calls on Israelis, Palestinians to ‘deescalate’ tensions

US calls on Israelis, Palestinians to ‘deescalate’ tensions

  • US State Department: Palestinian families targeted for eviction have "lived in their home for generations"
By AFP ·

Special British-Muslim entrepreneur brings Ramadan to a close performing adhan over London’s Tower Bridge

British-Muslim entrepreneur brings Ramadan to a close performing adhan over London’s Tower Bridge

  • “I am just an ordinary individual and for me to be blessed with such an opportunity is humbling,” Rahman said
  • Last year, he performed the adhan in Canary Wharf, the heart of London’s financial district
By Zaynab Khojji ·

US job growth far below expectations

US job growth far below expectations

  • Nonfarm payrolls increased by only 266,000 jobs last month after rising by 770,000 in March, says Labor Department
By Reuters ·

Twitter rolls out Tip Jar – allowing users to send money to favorite accounts

Twitter rolls out Tip Jar – allowing users to send money to favorite accounts

  • Users will be able to connect their Twitter accounts via Tip Jar to various online payment vendors, including Bandcamp, Cash App, Patreon, PayPal or Venmo
  • The company hopes this will encourage people to show their support for creators they follow by tipping them
By Arab News ·

Twitter rolls out Tip Jar – allowing users to send money to favorite accounts

Twitter rolls out Tip Jar – allowing users to send money to favorite accounts

  • Users will be able to connect their Twitter accounts via Tip Jar to various online payment vendors, including Bandcamp, Cash App, Patreon, PayPal or Venmo
  • The company hopes this will encourage people to show their support for creators they follow by tipping them
By Arab News ·

Special One rising star of modern Saudi cinema is Sumaya Rida, known for her breakout television roles in “Another Planet” and “Boxing Girls” and big-screen appearances in “Junoon” and “Roll’em.” (Supplied)

Saudi actress Sumaya Rida personifies the zeitgeist of an era of change in the Kingdom

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  • Sumaya Rida is a rising star of Saudi Arabia’s fledgling domestic film industry, empowered by the Vision 2030 agenda  
  • Rida wants more investment in Saudi writers, producers and directors who can share the Kingdom’s stories with the world
By Caline Malek ·
Hamilton tops  second practice in  Spanish Grand Prix

Hamilton tops second practice in Spanish Grand Prix

  • Hamilton will be aiming for his 100th career pole on Saturday
By AP ·