video Update 12 dead, hundreds hospitalized after toxic gas leak at Jordan’s Aqaba port

12 dead, hundreds hospitalized after toxic gas leak at Jordan’s Aqaba port

  • Canister with 25 tons of chlorine plunges from crane
  • Workers flee for lives from deadly clouds
video By Raed Omari ·

Iran, US to resume indirect nuclear talks in Qatar this week: State Department

Iran, US to resume indirect nuclear talks in Qatar this week: State Department

  • The statement comes amid expectations that talks to save the pact will resume soon after the top EU diplomat’s trip to the Islamic Republic
By AFP ·

Special After incidents in Jordan, UAE and Egypt: Is violence against women on the rise?

After incidents in Jordan, UAE and Egypt: Is violence against women on the rise?

  • Incidents in three different Arab countries in the space of a week show urgency of treating ‘femicide’ as a global issue 
  • Victims of gender-based violence rarely report crimes against them or seek help, and perpetrators are rarely punished
By Rawan Radwan ·

Jeddah Season 2022 achieves record numbers since launch

Jeddah Season 2022 achieves record numbers since launch

  • More than 5 million visitors from the Kingdom and around the world have attended Jeddah Season
By Arab News ·

US President Joe Biden. (AP)

Diplomatic activity intensifies ahead of Biden’s Mideast visit

  • The new moves came after King Abdullah of Jordan backed the idea of a NATO-style defense alliance for the Middle East, and before Biden visits Israel, the occupied West Bank and Saudi Arabia from July 13 to 16
By Arab News ·

Russian missile strike hits crowded shopping mall in Ukraine

Russian missile strike hits crowded shopping mall in Ukraine

  • The casualty figures were difficult to determine as rescuers searched the smoldering rubble
By AP ·

Mohammed Zubair. (Twitter @zoo_bear)

Delhi police arrest Muslim journalist over Twitter post

  • Some local media reports linked Zubair’s arrest Monday to the recent controversy over incendiary remarks about Prophet Muhammad made by a BJP spokesperson, which sparked widespread global protests and outrage from the Islamic world
By AFP ·

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Mohammed Zubair. (Twitter @zoo_bear)

Delhi police arrest Muslim journalist over Twitter post

  • Some local media reports linked Zubair’s arrest Monday to the recent controversy over incendiary remarks about Prophet Muhammad made by a BJP spokesperson, which sparked widespread global protests and outrage from the Islamic world
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Special Italian screenwriter wows cinemagoers on first visit to the Kingdom

Italian screenwriter wows cinemagoers on first visit to the Kingdom

  • Giacomo Mazzariol’s movie screened as part of weeklong European Film Festival
  • 25-year-old says he plans to return and hopes to mentor young Saudi talent
By Lama Alhamawi ·
Female referee at men’s World Cup wants the game to shine

Female referee at men’s World Cup wants the game to shine

  • Yamashita is one of three women picked by FIFA to be referees at the men’s World Cup in Qatar, which opens on Nov. 21
By AP ·