photos Update Mahsa Amini’s death in Iranian police custody has lit a spark in a nation seething with anger and discontent

Mahsa Amini’s death in Iranian police custody has lit a spark in a nation seething with anger and discontent

  • Iran says 450 protesters arrested in northern province
  • At least 41 people have died since the unrest began
photos By Nadia Al-Faour ·

US warns of catastrophic consequences if Russia uses nuclear weapons in Ukraine

US warns of catastrophic consequences if Russia uses nuclear weapons in Ukraine

  • Warning follows Russian threats to use nuclear weapons amid Ukraine's battlefield successes
  • Third day of voting in referendums in Ukrainian regions seized by Russia
By Reuters ·

Update Swastika-wearing ex-pupil kills 15 in Russian school shooting

Swastika-wearing ex-pupil kills 15 in Russian school shooting

  • Russia’s health ministry said “14 ambulance teams” were working at the scene to help the injured
By Reuters ·

A general view shows the Global Center for Combating Extremist Ideology shortly before its inauguration in Riyadh. (AFP)

Saudi counter-extremism center works with Telegram to remove five million extremist posts in past two months

  • Since the collaboration began in February, more than 7 million examples of extremist content have been removed from the instant messaging service
By Hebshi Alshammari ·

Special European languages are the talk of Riyadh

European languages are the talk of Riyadh

By Rashid Hassan ·

Canada sanctions Iran morality police as protests flare

Canada sanctions Iran morality police as protests flare

  • “We will implement sanctions on dozens of individuals and entities, including Iran’s so-called morality police,” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said
By AFP ·

Biden to host Macron for state visit at White House Dec 1

Biden to host Macron for state visit at White House Dec 1

  • State visits, which feature more pomp and ceremony than the frequent bilateral meetings hosted by US presidents for foreign leaders, have not taken place so far during Biden’s presidency
  • Asked why France had been chosen for the honor ahead of other US allies, Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said ‘we deeply value our relationship with France’
By AFP ·

Saudi version of global ‘Idol’ talent show announced

Saudi version of global ‘Idol’ talent show announced

  • Four famous Arab artists to judge contestants as filming starts in October
  • A joint venture between Saudi GEA and MBC Group, the program discovers local talent, mainly in Riyadh
By Arab News ·

Saudi version of global ‘Idol’ talent show announced

Saudi version of global ‘Idol’ talent show announced

  • Four famous Arab artists to judge contestants as filming starts in October
  • A joint venture between Saudi GEA and MBC Group, the program discovers local talent, mainly in Riyadh
By Arab News ·