Houthis execute 9 civilians over 2018 coalition killing of leader Al-Samad

Houthis execute 9 civilians over 2018 coalition killing of leader Al-Samad

  • Al-Samad was visiting Hodeidah in April 2018 to incite residents to join the war when the coalition hit his convoy
  • The group were accused of putting SIM cards in the pockets of Al-Samad’s guards
By Saeed Al-Batati ·

Ex-Algerian leader Bouteflika, ousted amid protests, dies

Ex-Algerian leader Bouteflika, ousted amid protests, dies

  • Bouteflika became president of Algeria in 1999 as the former French colony emerged from a decade of civil war that killed nearly 200,000 people
By AP ·

Special Franco-American tension over submarine deal puts fresh strain on trans-Atlantic ties photos

Franco-American tension over submarine deal puts fresh strain on trans-Atlantic ties

  • France feels excluded from AUKUS and robbed of chance to land a lucrative submarine deal
  • Macron recalls ambassadors from the US and Australia for consultation in show of anger
By Arab News ·

Saudi Arabia announces 5 more COVID-19 deaths

Saudi Arabia announces 5 more COVID-19 deaths

  • The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom has increased to 535,450
  • A total of 8,656 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far
By Arab News ·

Special ‘Egypt is one of the countries most affected by climate change,’ water minister says

‘Egypt is one of the countries most affected by climate change,’ water minister says

  • Mohamed Abdel-Aty said that climate change negatively impacts water resources, with resulting threats to sustainable development and the human right to water
  • The minister said that more than 1,500 structures had been implemented to guard against the dangers of torrential rain and to protect individuals and facilities
By Mohammed Abu Zaid ·

Special South African Muslim woman becomes head of oldest media watchdog

South African Muslim woman becomes head of oldest media watchdog

  • Khadija Patel, an investigative journalist and fourth-generation Muslim of Asian background, is the first female Chair of the International Press Institute (IPI)
  • Patel, an investigative journalist, was editor in chief of South African’s Mail & Guardian and is now active in mentoring young journalists
By Daoud Kuttab ·

Special South African Muslim woman becomes head of oldest media watchdog

South African Muslim woman becomes head of oldest media watchdog

  • Khadija Patel, an investigative journalist and fourth-generation Muslim of Asian background, is the first female Chair of the International Press Institute (IPI)
  • Patel, an investigative journalist, was editor in chief of South African’s Mail & Guardian and is now active in mentoring young journalists
By Daoud Kuttab ·