Update Kurdish security forces deploy in Syria's northern city of Hasakeh on January 22, 2022, amid ongoing fighting for a third day with Daesh extremists. (AFP)

US-backed fighters chase Daesh gunmen near prison in Syria

  • Daesh launched the attack against the prison housing some 3,500 suspected members of the militant group
  • US-backed Kurdish-led SDF brought more reinforcements into Hassakeh in an attempt to regain control of areas taken by Daesh
By AP ·

A police officer examines a bullet hole on the car of the Saudi consulate employee who was shot dead in Karachi on May 16, 2011. (AP/File Photo)

Saudi diplomat murder: Pakistan seeks Tehran assistance to arrest suspects from Iran

  • Hassan Al-Qahtani was killed by gunmen in Pakistan’s southern metropolis of Karachi in 2011
  • In November last year, Pakistani authorities established a special team to investigate the murder
By NAIMAT KHAN ·

The collage of photos shows Indian nationals Hardeep Singh, left, and Hardev Singh who were killed in the Houthi attack on Jan. 17. (Photo courtesy: Sukhdev Singh and Rajbir Singh)

Families mourn Indian victims of Houthi strike on UAE

  • Two Indian nationals were among three people killed in the attack near Abu Dhabi airport on Monday
  • Remains of Hardeep Singh, 22, and Hardev Singh, 34 were repatriated to India on Friday
By Sanjay Kumar ·

The planting of more wild trees will be carried out by staff from the center, along with workers from environmental associations and organizations. The program will be implemented in phases. (Supplied)

Saudi National Parks Program will benefit environment, communities and tourism, organizers say

  • Program includes plans to establish 100 national parks within 5 years and showcase Kingdom’s natural splendor
By Tareq Al-Thaqafi ·

Migrant boat sinks off Tunisia coast; 4 dead, 7 missing

Migrant boat sinks off Tunisia coast; 4 dead, 7 missing

  • Defense Ministry spokesman said navy divers rescued 21 people on Thursday night and 7 were still missing
  • Local media reported that a 10-year-old girl was among those who died
By AP ·

Thousands protest in Sweden against vaccine pass

Thousands protest in Sweden against vaccine pass

  • Security police Sapo had expressed concern that neo-Nazi groups and opponents could face off at the demonstration in Stockholm
  • Around 9,000 people marched through streets of Stockholm chanting "No to Vaccine Passes, Yes to Freedom"
By AFP ·

Germany's Lufthansa is set to buy 40% stake in Alitalia successor ITA

Germany's Lufthansa is set to buy 40% stake in Alitalia successor ITA

  • Germany’s Lufthansa is set to buy a 40 percent stake in state-owned Alitalia’s successor ITA Airways
By Reuters ·

MSNBC’s Ayman Mohyeldin condemns media bias towards Israel

MSNBC’s Ayman Mohyeldin condemns media bias towards Israel

  • MSNBC and Peacock TV host discusses why paying attention to “smaller” stories between Israel and Palestine explains the wider conflict
By Arab News ·

MSNBC’s Ayman Mohyeldin condemns media bias towards Israel

MSNBC’s Ayman Mohyeldin condemns media bias towards Israel

  • MSNBC and Peacock TV host discusses why paying attention to “smaller” stories between Israel and Palestine explains the wider conflict
By Arab News ·

Digital artist and architect Sattom Alasad expresses and explores her Saudi heritage through her work. (AN Photo)

Meet the Saudi architect designing the metaverse

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  • Sattom Alasad wanted to use online spaces dominating people's lives to provide a tranquil, otherworldly escape
  • These digital spaces are also a way for Alasad to express and explore her Saudi heritage
By Arab News ·
Gladbach in crisis after 2-1 loss to Union, Dortmund wins

Gladbach in crisis after 2-1 loss to Union, Dortmund wins

  • It was Gladbach’s 4th straight league loss at home, just days after their German Cup exit
  • Borussia Dortmund bounced back after their German Cup exit to second-division St. Pauli with a clinical display in Sinsheim
By AP ·