Jordan’s King Abdullah pledges to hold those responsible for chlorine explosion to account

Jordan’s King Abdullah pledges to hold those responsible for chlorine explosion to account

  • At least 13 people were killed and 250 were taken ill when a chlorine tank exploded at the Red Sea port of Aqaba
By Arab News ·

Israel’s Knesset set to dissolve by midnight triggering snap election

Israel’s Knesset set to dissolve by midnight triggering snap election

  • The Knesset set a deadline for midnight on Wednesday for a final vote to dissolve
  • Foreign minister Yair Lapid will take over as prime minister of a caretaker government
By Reuters ·

White House envoy for antisemitism Deborah Lipstadt conducts roundtable discussion at Arab News photos

White House envoy for antisemitism Deborah Lipstadt conducts roundtable discussion at Arab News

  • Deborah Lipstadt discusses role and religious tolerance at roundtable with Saudi journalists
By Jasmine Bager ·

‘Holodoctor’ service for Hajj pilgrims

‘Holodoctor’ service for Hajj pilgrims

  • Consultations, diagnoses and medicine prescriptions to be done virtually
  • Health Ministry partners with Saudi telecoms firm and Seha Virtual Hospital
By Arab News ·

‘People will die’ if cross-border aid to Syria stops, UN says

‘People will die’ if cross-border aid to Syria stops, UN says

  • The UN Security Council mandate allowing trucks of aid to enter Syria via Turkey is due to expire on July 10
By Reuters ·

EU proposes ban on flavored heated tobacco products

EU proposes ban on flavored heated tobacco products

  • A recent commission study showed a 10% increase in sales of heated tobacco products in more than five member nations
  • The ban would cover devices using heated tobacco to produce emissions containing nicotine inhaled by users
By AP ·

Instagram hides some posts that mention abortion

Instagram hides some posts that mention abortion

  • Instagram covered a post on one page with more than 25,000 followers that shared text reading: “Abortion in America How You Can Help”
  • The Associated Press identified nearly a dozen other posts that mentioned the word “abortion” and were subsequently covered up by Instagram
By AP ·

Instagram hides some posts that mention abortion

Instagram hides some posts that mention abortion

  • Instagram covered a post on one page with more than 25,000 followers that shared text reading: “Abortion in America How You Can Help”
  • The Associated Press identified nearly a dozen other posts that mentioned the word “abortion” and were subsequently covered up by Instagram
By AP ·