The masks are off in public places as Saudi Arabia eases COVID-19 restrictions

The masks are off in public places as Saudi Arabia eases COVID-19 restrictions

  • The Grand Mosque and the Prophet’s Mosque will also be operating at full capacity for those who have been double jabbed
By Rawan Radwan ·

Update Arab coalition: Over 180 Houthis killed, 10 military vehicles destroyed in Abedia operations

Arab coalition: Over 180 Houthis killed, 10 military vehicles destroyed in Abedia operations

  • Coalition said it had carried out 40 operations targeting Houthis in Abedia district over the past 24 hours
By Arab News ·

Saudi Arabia stands with Lebanese people, hopes situation will stabilize: foreign ministry

Saudi Arabia stands with Lebanese people, hopes situation will stabilize: foreign ministry

  • The Kingdom looks forward to security and peace prevailing in Lebanon by putting an end to the acquisition and usage of weapons outside the framework of the state
By Arab News ·

Update Saudi Arabia issues royal decrees, appoints new health and Hajj ministers

Saudi Arabia issues royal decrees, appoints new health and Hajj ministers

  • Tawfiq Al-Rabiah has been appointed the new minister of Hajj and Umrah
  • Fahd Al-Jalajel has been appointed as the Kingdom’s new health minister
By Arab News ·

13 arrested after Beirut clashes leave 7 dead

13 arrested after Beirut clashes leave 7 dead

  • Specialized military units are still investigating the direct cause of the deadly shootout
  • Saudia Arabia condemned the gunfights, said Lebanon needs “real, serious change”
By NAJIA HOUSSARI ·

Two deaths shine spotlight on violence against women in Kenya

Two deaths shine spotlight on violence against women in Kenya

  • Both women were found dead in Kenya this week
  • Nearly half of women in Kenya experience gender-based violence over the course of their lifetimes
By Reuters ·

After Alitalia’s demise, ITA airline launches with new look

After Alitalia’s demise, ITA airline launches with new look

  • ITA, or Italy Air Transport, officially launched after bankrupt flag carrier Alitalia landed its final flights Thursday night
  • Protests and strikes accompanied the runup to Alitalia's formal demise because the much smaller ITA Airways
By AP ·

Migrant movie opens Rome Film Festival

Migrant movie opens Rome Film Festival

  • Moving film tells the story of the Catalan activist who went to the aid of migrants trying to reach the Greek island of Lesbos
  • Festival auditorium hosts a photo exhibition dedicated to the situation of the women in Afghanistan today
By Francesco Bongarrà ·
Pedri signs new deal with ‘greatest club’ Barcelona

Pedri signs new deal with ‘greatest club’ Barcelona

  • Pedri has been one of the very few bright spots for Barcelona over the past year
  • “My desire was to remain here for many years,” the 18-year-old Pedri said after signing
By AP ·