Update Saudi Arabia pledges $430m to UN's Yemen response

Saudi Arabia pledges $430m to UN's Yemen response

By Arab News ·

Former US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday that Iran was the place to look into for extraterritorial killings and not Saudi Arabia. (File/AFP)

Iran place to look into for extraterritorial killings, says former US secretary of state

By Arab News ·

Suffering of Syria detainees ‘unimaginable’: UN panel

Suffering of Syria detainees ‘unimaginable’: UN panel

  • Almost every major party that has controlled territory in Syria since 2011 has committed detention-related violations and abuses
  • Report stressed that detainees continued to be mistreated in notorious detention facilities even as the conflict approached its 11th year
By AFP ·

Special Archbishop who taught Pope to tweet says Iraq visit offers ‘consolation, hope’

Archbishop who taught Pope to tweet says Iraq visit offers ‘consolation, hope’

  • He ‘intends to reach the hearts of all Iraqis,’ ex-head of Vatican’s social media tells Arab News
By Francesco Bongarrà ·

First coronavirus vaccine dose can reduce hospitalization risk by over 90%: Report

First coronavirus vaccine dose can reduce hospitalization risk by over 90%: Report

  • English study comes amid fall in hospital admissions, deaths in country
  • Findings back those of Scottish study released last week
By Arab News ·

DIFC Courts sees 41% rise in cases during 2020

DIFC Courts sees 41% rise in cases during 2020

  • The DIFC Courts’ Small Claims Tribunal (SCT) saw cases increase 47 percent to 466 cases in 2020
By Shane McGinley ·

Special Vatican correspondent hails pope’s ‘historic journey’ to Iraq

Vatican correspondent hails pope’s ‘historic journey’ to Iraq

  • Visit ‘could change the history of interreligious dialogue,’ Manuela Tulli tells Arab News
  • This will be her sixth trip embedded with Pope Francis
By Francesco Bongarrà ·

Special Vatican correspondent hails pope’s ‘historic journey’ to Iraq

Vatican correspondent hails pope’s ‘historic journey’ to Iraq

  • Visit ‘could change the history of interreligious dialogue,’ Manuela Tulli tells Arab News
  • This will be her sixth trip embedded with Pope Francis
By Francesco Bongarrà ·