Egypt’s deadly church fire sparks global outpouring of sorrow and sympathy

Egypt’s deadly church fire sparks global outpouring of sorrow and sympathy

  • Blaze in Abu Sifin church in Giza governorate during Sunday mass claimed 41 lives
  • Condolences have come not just from Egypt but across the Arab and Muslim world
By Arab News ·

Egyptians mourn 41 killed in Cairo Coptic church fire video

Egyptians mourn 41 killed in Cairo Coptic church fire

  • Witnesses to the fire Sunday morning described people rushing into the multi-story house of worship to save those trapped, but the rescuers were soon overwhelmed by heat and deadly smoke
By AFP ·

Saudi crown prince washes Holy Kaaba on behalf of King Salman

Saudi crown prince washes Holy Kaaba on behalf of King Salman

By Arab News ·

The weight-loss milestones of 24-year-old Salam Farid Azam has been a motivation for many wishing to achieve their weight goal. photos

Saudi nutritionist uses his weight loss journey to inspire others

  • Durham University graduate talks up need for Saudi culture not to conflate its famed generosity with food
By YASSMIN JABRI ·

Iran submits a ‘written response’ in nuclear deal talks

Iran submits a ‘written response’ in nuclear deal talks

  • No details offered on the substance of Iran’s response
  • But Tehran suggested it still would not take the EU-mediated proposal
By AP ·

UN envoy travels to strife-torn Myanmar for the first time

UN envoy travels to strife-torn Myanmar for the first time

  • Noeleen Heyzer’s trip follows the UN’s latest call for an immediate end to all forms of violence and unimpeded humanitarian access in the country
  • No indication whether UN special envoy would meet with military rulers or the country’s imprisoned former leader, Aung San Suu Kyi
By AP ·

Saudi banks shut down 42 branches in 12 months, increase digital presence graphic

Saudi banks shut down 42 branches in 12 months, increase digital presence

  • More banks are switching to increased virtual interactions and digitalization, and new banks are opening entirely on that premise
By Hala Hisham Koura ·

Mastercard partners with Gamers8 to promote the gaming industry in Saudi Arabia

Mastercard partners with Gamers8 to promote the gaming industry in Saudi Arabia

  • Mastercard will sponsor the event, hosting a selection of daily tournaments and experiences for gaming enthusiasts
By Arab News ·

Mastercard partners with Gamers8 to promote the gaming industry in Saudi Arabia

Mastercard partners with Gamers8 to promote the gaming industry in Saudi Arabia

  • Mastercard will sponsor the event, hosting a selection of daily tournaments and experiences for gaming enthusiasts
By Arab News ·

Special Industry experts help shape XP Music Futures program for 2022

Industry experts help shape XP Music Futures program for 2022

  • DJs, rappers, producers sign up to new advisory board
  • Innovation and diversity are key pillars of this year’s event, organizers say
By Nada Alturki ·
Murray downs Wawrinka in Cincinnati battle of veterans

Murray downs Wawrinka in Cincinnati battle of veterans

  • The third set featured another pair of early service breaks; but Murray brought an end to hostilities with a break for 6-5 followed by a labored concluding hold of serve
By AFP ·