photos Special 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

  • At least 41 people have died since protests erupted over the death of the 22-year-old 
  • Amini was arrested by morality police for allegedly violating the regime’s strict dress code 
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 At least 9 dead, including 5 children, in Russia school shooting

At least 9 dead, including 5 children, in Russia school shooting

  • Russia’s interior ministry also said there were about 20 people injured in the attack
By AFP ·

Two additional Saudi aid planes arrive in Pakistan

Two additional Saudi aid planes arrive in Pakistan

  • The aid will be delivered to 8,424 beneficiaries across Pakistan
By Arab News ·

Iran says 450 protesters arrested in northern province

Iran says 450 protesters arrested in northern province

  • Hundreds of demonstrators, reformist activists and journalists have been arrested during the demonstrations across the country since unrest first broke out after Mahsa Amini’s death was announced on September 16

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 ·

Egypt’s 19th century gift to France inspires new children’s book ‘Grace the Giraffe’

Egypt’s 19th century gift to France inspires new children’s book ‘Grace the Giraffe’

  • Egypt's Muhammad Ali Pasha gave female giraffe from Nubia to King Charles X
  • Paris-based couple Oliver Gee and Lina Nordin Gee took inspiration from the historical story for their children's tale
By Rawaa Talass ·
Tight fight for Extreme E title as X44 Vida Carbon Racing claim first win of season 2

Tight fight for Extreme E title as X44 Vida Carbon Racing claim first win of season 2

  • Penalties for winners NEOM McLaren dropped the team down the standings
By Arab News ·