US uncovers Iran ‘plot’ to kill ex-White House official John Bolton

US uncovers Iran ‘plot’ to kill ex-White House official John Bolton

  • Justice Department says it uncovered an Iranian plot to kill the former White House national security adviser
  • It announced charges against a member of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps
By Agencies ·

Daesh threat grows despite leadership losses, UN warns

Daesh threat grows despite leadership losses, UN warns

  • Although it has suffered territorial losses, the terror group has adapted its structure and continues to thrive amid regional instability and social-economic inequality
  • The UN’s counterterrorism chief repeated calls for nations to repatriate their citizens from detention camps in Syria to prevent children from being indoctrinated by extremists
By Ephrem Kossaify ·

Hamas issues, then rescinds, sweeping rules on Gaza coverage

Hamas issues, then rescinds, sweeping rules on Gaza coverage

  • The Foreign Press Association, which represents international media, including The Associated Press, said the guidelines were rescinded after discussions with authorities in Gaza
By AP ·

Iraq’s Sadr tells judiciary to dissolve parliament in a week

Iraq’s Sadr tells judiciary to dissolve parliament in a week

  • Muqtada Al-Sadr said on Twitter that the judiciary has one week to dissolve the legislature
By Agencies ·

Wildfires rage in France, thousands evacuated from homes

Wildfires rage in France, thousands evacuated from homes

  • Skies darkened from the smoke billowing from forests destroyed by fires that have razed more than 6,000 hectares
  • France, like the rest of Europe, has been struggling this summer with successive heatwaves and its worst drought on record
By Reuters ·

Oil drops on Druzhba pipeline restart, jump in US stocks

Oil drops on Druzhba pipeline restart, jump in US stocks

  • US crude inventories up more than 5 million barrels
By Reuters ·

Taliban gunmen attack Al-Hadath TV team during live broadcast in Kabul

Taliban gunmen attack Al-Hadath TV team during live broadcast in Kabul

  • Journalists were covering the UN’s aid distribution
  • Cameraman attacked with a whip, reporters pushed around
By Arab News ·

Special Thalothya: The art community that sparked a Madinah revolution

Thalothya: The art community that sparked a Madinah revolution

  • Artist Meshal Al-Hujaili launched a community project of talks called Thalothya to support artists by educating them on other parts of their careers
  • Al-Hujaili began his journey in the art world at a young age by drawing graffiti before taking another direction
By Rahaf Jambi ·
Zamalek president jailed for insulting rival

Zamalek president jailed for insulting rival

  • Al-Ahly and Zamalek are historic rivals whose fans regularly clash after matches
  • Zamalek boss, Mortada Mansour, was initially sentenced to one year in prison for insulting Mahmoud al-Khatib, president of Al-Ahly
By AFP ·