Update Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman launched the Middle East Green Initiative (MGI) Summit in Riyadh on Monday. (Screenshot/MGI Summit)

Saudi Arabia launches two initiatives at cost of $10.4 billion to combat climate change: Crown Prince

  • Mohammed bin Salman said gathering planned to put a regional roadmap into place for combating climate change
By RAYANA ALQUBALI - SHATHA ALMASOUDI ·

Developing Sudan general declares state of emergency after military coup video

Sudan general declares state of emergency after military coup

  • Special Representative of UN Secretary General for Sudan calls for immediate release of detained politicians
  • General says military will remain until transition of power after elections in 2023
By Arab News ·

Ministry of Hajj and Umrah cancels 14-day waiting period between Umrah

Ministry of Hajj and Umrah cancels 14-day waiting period between Umrah

By Arab News ·

Special Dozens of Yemenis feared dead in botched Houthi missile launch

Dozens of Yemenis feared dead in botched Houthi missile launch

By Saeed Al-Batati ·

Greece can be European market ‘entry point’ for Middle East solar power: PM Mitsotakis

Greece can be European market ‘entry point’ for Middle East solar power: PM Mitsotakis

By Angelos Al. Athanasopoulos - Jana Salloum - & - Arab News ·

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman meets Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad in Riyadh. (SPA) photos

Saudi crown prince discusses climate change with leaders on sidelines of regional summit

  • The crown prince reviewed the topics on the summit’s agenda and the Kingdom’s environmental initiatives
By Arab News ·

The report highlighted a number of other key human rights concerns in Iran. (Reuters/File Photo)

Iran uses death penalty to target protesters, human rights expert tells UN

  • Javaid Rehman said he is particularly disturbed that authorities continue to sentence children to death, in violation of international law
  • The UN’s special rapporteur on human rights in Iran, he was briefing the General Assembly on the latest annual report on the issue
By Ephrem Kossaify ·

Israel slammed over ‘vicious’ attacks on Palestinian civil society

Israel slammed over ‘vicious’ attacks on Palestinian civil society

  • Israel listed and banned six Palestinian NGOs, including the Defense for Children Palestine and the Union of Palestinian Women’s Committees
  • CAABU: The UK government should pledge and demonstrate concrete support for Palestinian civil society in a vicious scenario of shrinking space in which they operate
By Arab News ·

An installation depicting Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg surfing on a wave of cash and surrounded by distressed teenagers. (AFP)

Whistleblower Haugen says Facebook making online hate worse

  • Haugen told UK lawmakers how Facebook Groups amplifies online hate, saying algorithms that prioritize engagement take people with mainstream interests and push them to the extremes
By AP ·

An installation depicting Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg surfing on a wave of cash and surrounded by distressed teenagers. (AFP)

Whistleblower Haugen says Facebook making online hate worse

  • Haugen told UK lawmakers how Facebook Groups amplifies online hate, saying algorithms that prioritize engagement take people with mainstream interests and push them to the extremes
By AP ·