US ‘concerned’ by collapse of truce in Yemen; uncertain whether Iran is to blame

US ‘concerned’ by collapse of truce in Yemen; uncertain whether Iran is to blame

  • Tim Lenderking: ‘Last-minute’ demands and backtracking by Houthis had derailed extension talks
  • United States would continue to help its Gulf Arab partners defend themselves
By RAY HANANIA ·

Update Israel rejects Lebanese revisions to draft maritime deal

Israel rejects Lebanese revisions to draft maritime deal

  • The draft deal has had a mostly warm preliminary reception by the Israeli and Lebanese governments
By Reuters ·

Special Jason Greenblatt’s ‘In the Path of Abraham’ offers an inside track on the Middle East peace process graphic

Jason Greenblatt’s ‘In the Path of Abraham’ offers an inside track on the Middle East peace process

  • Abraham Accords have normalized ties between Israel and an Arab quartet: UAE, Bahrain, Sudan and Morocco
  • Greenblatt: Normalization leads to a reasonable, peaceful settlement of the Middle East conflict
By David Romano ·

Grand Mosque’s gate 100 to be named after King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz

Grand Mosque’s gate 100 to be named after King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz

  • Al-Sudais: Saudi kings have always taken great care of the two holy mosques
  • The Grand Mosque in Makkah has 210 gates
By Arab News ·

US designates Iranian officials over crackdown on protesters, Internet access

US designates Iranian officials over crackdown on protesters, Internet access

  • US Treasury Department said it imposed sanctions on Iran’s minister of interior, communications minister, and the head of the Iranian Cyber Police
  • Rights groups put the death toll at over 150
By Reuters ·

Six facing criminal charges over Indonesia stadium disaster: police chief

Six facing criminal charges over Indonesia stadium disaster: police chief

  • The six suspects include three police officers and three people responsible for the match and its security
  • The announcement came as anger grew over the police response to a pitch invasion
By AFP ·

Iranian artist’s struggle for freedom explored in ‘Hair Uncovered’

Iranian artist’s struggle for freedom explored in ‘Hair Uncovered’

  • Short film focuses on woman forced to seek asylum due to her artwork
By Arab News ·