Saudi Arabia warns UN of oil in Red Sea near abandoned tanker

  • Decaying vessel could leak 1.1m barrels of crude and cause unprecedented disaster, says expert
By Tareq Al-Thaqafi ·

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Fatah and Hamas agree to hold general elections in Palestine

  • The official Palestinian news agency quoted Rajoub as saying that the elections will take place at three stages within six months
  • Hamas’ spokesman in Gaza said the meeting confirmed the basis of a new initiative aimed at forging a policy course “based on unity and power-sharing”
By Daoud Kuttab ·

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US State Department: Saudi Arabia is a key ally

  • The State Department expressed its support for Saudi Arabia’s efforts to achieve peace in Yemen
  • The international community must stand up to the Houthis, the department added
By Arab News ·

COVID-19 kills an entire Egyptian family after a wedding

By Mohammed Abu Zaid ·

Guinness World Records has great expectations for Saudi titles milestone

  • In MENA region, KSA is second behind UAE for its record-breaking prowess, with 93 GWR titles
By ASEEL BASHRAHEEL ·

UAE’s equal pay law for men, women in private sector takes effect

  • The draft was first approved by the UAE cabinet in 2018
  • The UAE ranked 26th globally in the United Nations Development Programmes’ 2019 Gender Inequality Index
By Arab News ·

DNA tests on 5 bodies washed up on shores of Lebanon

By NAJIA HOUSSARI ·

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New Indian law could force thousands of NGOs to shut down, activists claim

  • Thousands of small NGOs that are dependent on legal funds obtained internationally may be forced to shut down
  • Many small NGOs questioned the timing of the new legislation, as they have been heavily involved in providing relief to millions of people during the COVID-19 pandemic
By Sanjay Kumar ·

Davis, Lakers beat Nuggets to take 3-1 lead in West finals

  • Game 5 is Saturday, when the Lakers can reach the NBA Finals for the first time in a decade
By AP ·

Dubai-based boutique agency Means Design launches PR arm

  • Move comes as the agency signs hospitality clients the Meydan Hotel and Bab Al-Shams Desert Resort & Spa on a PR retainer
  • Means Design Managing Director Lama Accary Bibi: Creativity should be the essence of any marketing and communications company
By Zaira Lakhpatwala ·

How brands are celebrating Saudi National Day

By Zaira Lakhpatwala ·