US announces new sanctions on Iran defense ministry, atomic energy agency

  • US adds five Iranian scientists to sanctions list
  • Washington stands ready to respond to future Iranian aggression
By Agencies ·


Lebanon ‘going to hell’ if if fails to form government, says president

  • Disputes over who should hold key posts
  • Adib said he would spare no effort ‘to achieve this goal in cooperation with the president’

Umrah pilgrimage to be restored in phases

  • In phases one and two, services will operate at 40% and 75% of capacity; overseas pilgrims will return in phase three

Arab ministers warn of oil spill disasters in the Red Sea

By Sawsan Abu Hussein ·


King Hamad: Bahrain committed to independent Palestinian state

By Arab News ·

Saudi health authorities ready to join trials of COVID-19 vaccines

  • Ministry of Health and King Abdullah International Medical Research Center have been working with two Chinese drug companies

Algerian parliament vote ‘before year’s end’

  • The term of the widely discredited current lower house, elected in 2017, was originally set to end in May 2022
By AP ·

UAE confirms one COVID-19 death, 679 new cases

By Arab News ·


Malaysia welcomes its first halal TV streaming service

  • Service attracts more than 10,000 subscribers since July
By Ushar Daniele ·

HSBC, StanChart shares fall to 22-year lows

  • Falls follow reports on movements of allegedly illicit funds; shares fall amid wider selloff in stocks
By Reuters ·

Dapper Pirlo and Juventus move on from Sarri era

  • Pirlo’s Juve look slicker and more attractive than the Bianconeri under Sarri
By AP ·

MBC cheif: ‘We are content innovators showing openness and tolerance’

  • MBC Group’s CEO Marc Antoine d’Halluin talks original content, competing globally and going digital
By Tarek Ali Ahmad  ·