Update EU says no Iran nuclear deal talks in Brussels on Thursday

EU says no Iran nuclear deal talks in Brussels on Thursday

  • EU diplomatic chief Josep Borrell said at the weekend he was ready to meet Iranian leaders
  • The 2015 deal collapsed in 2018 when the US pulled out and President Donald Trump reimposed sanctions
By AFP - Arab News ·

Former US Secretary of State Colin Powell dies of COVID-19 complications

Former US Secretary of State Colin Powell dies of COVID-19 complications

  • As a four-star Army general, he was chairman of the military’s Joint Chiefs of Staff under President George H.W. Bush
By Reuters ·

Special For Afghans fleeing Taliban rule, experience of Syrian refugees in Scandinavia is a cautionary tale photos

For Afghans fleeing Taliban rule, experience of Syrian refugees in Scandinavia is a cautionary tale

  • Scandinavia opened its arms to Syrian refugees in 2015, but attitudes have since hardened
  • The waves of people fleeing Afghanistan have brought the issue of European asylum policy to the fore
By Ann Tornkvist ·

Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan received the letter during a meeting with his Omani counterpart, Sayyed Badr Al-Busaidi, in Riyadh, on Monday, Oct. 18, 2021. (SPA)

Saudi king receives letter from Oman’s sultan on bilateral relations

  • The message dealt with the strong and solid bilateral relations, and ways to enhance them in various fields
By Arab News ·

Special 3 Italians killed in car crash in Saudi Arabia

3 Italians killed in car crash in Saudi Arabia

By Francesco Bongarrà ·

Saudi Food and Drug Authority wins UN award

Saudi Food and Drug Authority wins UN award

By Ghadi Joudah ·

Officials: Iraq arrests mastermind of deadly 2016 bombing

Officials: Iraq arrests mastermind of deadly 2016 bombing

  • The suicide car bombing in the central Karradah district was the deadliest attack by a single bomber in the Iraqi capital after the 2003 U.S.-led invasion
  • Two Iraqi intelligence officials said the man identified as Ghazwan al-Zobai, an Iraqi, was detained during a complex operation
By AP ·

Special UK govt urged to make good on Shariah-compliant loans promise

UK govt urged to make good on Shariah-compliant loans promise

  • Survey: Thousands of Muslims miss out on university every year because they cannot access Shariah-compliant finance
  • Implementation of Islamic loan system a ‘question of political priority,’ expert tells Arab News
By Christopher Hamill-Stewart ·

Metaverse is a futuristic notion for connecting people online that encompasses augmented and virtual reality. (File/AFP)

Facebook plans to hire 10,000 in EU to build ‘metaverse’

  • Facebook plans to hire 10,000 workers in the EU to work on the new virtual reality tool 'metaverse'
By AP ·

Special Google cyber-threat arm exposes Tehran’s online espionage

Google cyber-threat arm exposes Tehran’s online espionage

By Christopher Hamill-Stewart ·

Metaverse is a futuristic notion for connecting people online that encompasses augmented and virtual reality. (File/AFP)

Facebook plans to hire 10,000 in EU to build ‘metaverse’

  • Facebook plans to hire 10,000 workers in the EU to work on the new virtual reality tool 'metaverse'
By AP ·

Special Google cyber-threat arm exposes Tehran’s online espionage

Google cyber-threat arm exposes Tehran’s online espionage

By Christopher Hamill-Stewart ·

Special Five talking points ahead of all-Saudi AFC Champions League semifinal between Al-Hilal and Al-Nassr

Five talking points ahead of all-Saudi AFC Champions League semifinal between Al-Hilal and Al-Nassr

  • Teams meet in the most high profile Riyadh Derby in years on Tuesday with a place in Asia’s premier club competition up for grabs against either Pohang Steelers or Ulsan Horang-i from South Korea
By John Duerden ·