Update Biden weighs up returning Houthis to US terror list

Biden weighs up returning Houthis to US terror list

  • US leader faces criticism over failure to address terrorist violence as he says it is 'not the time to give up' on nuclear talks with Iran
By RAY HANANIA ·

Special Israel’s airstrikes across Syria come amid suspicions that Iran is using the country to move precision-guided missiles. (AFP/File Photos)

Why Israel is waging a shadow war with Iran’s IRGC in Syria

  • Israel has launched airstrikes across Syria amid suspicions that Iran is using the country to move precision-guided missiles
  • Experts believe Israel is trying to minimize Hezbollah’s capacity to retaliate in case it has to attack Iran’s nuclear sites
By Oubai Shahbandar ·

Special The opening ceremony of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW), the global platform for accelerating sustainability hosted by Masdar – Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company. (WAM)

Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week: Senior officials take stock of MENA progress in fight against climate change

  • Saudi Arabia and the UAE praised for pioneering green energy initiatives as part of accelerated climate actions
  • US climate envoy John Kerry sees the Middle East playing a big role in shift to clean, renewable power 
By Caline Malek ·

Daesh attacks Syrian prison, frees extremists: Monitor

Daesh attacks Syrian prison, frees extremists: Monitor

  • A car bomb hit the entrance of Ghwayran prison and a second blast went off in the vicinity before Daesh militants attacked Kurdish security forces manning the facility
  • Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces blamed the attack on ‘Daesh sleeper cells, who infiltrated from the surrounding neighborhoods and clashed with the internal Security Forces’
By AFP ·

Special Reunited 74 years after India-Pakistan split, brothers hope to spend rest of life together video

Reunited 74 years after India-Pakistan split, brothers hope to spend rest of life together

  • Partition in 1947 following India’s independence from Britain triggered one of the biggest forced migrations in history
  • Brothers Sikka and Sadiq Khan, who remained on opposite sides of India-Pakistan border, were reunited last week
By Sanjay Kumar ·

Meta removes Iran-based fake accounts targeting Instagram users in Scotland

Meta removes Iran-based fake accounts targeting Instagram users in Scotland

  • The network used fake accounts to pose as locals in England and Scotland
  • The accounts posted commentary about Scottish independence and organized their content around common hashtags promoting the cause
By Reuters ·

Meta removes Iran-based fake accounts targeting Instagram users in Scotland

Meta removes Iran-based fake accounts targeting Instagram users in Scotland

  • The network used fake accounts to pose as locals in England and Scotland
  • The accounts posted commentary about Scottish independence and organized their content around common hashtags promoting the cause
By Reuters ·

The Script and Two Door Cinema Club will bring the curtain down on the 2022 Diriyah E- Prix, with Craig David joining the Jan. 28 line-up. (Supplied)

Indie, alternative rock come to Diriyah E-Prix as Script, Two Door Cinema Club announced

  • Rock legends The Script and Two Door Cinema Club to electrify fans on 29 January as Diriyah E-Prix adds to its star-studded line-up
  • Craig David announced as the third act to join James Blunt and Wyclef Jean on 28 January
By Arab News ·
Barty, Osaka on collision course as Nadal faces Khachanov

Barty, Osaka on collision course as Nadal faces Khachanov

  • Osaka, who won at Melbourne Park in 2019 and 2021, will simultaneously be playing Amanda Anisimova on the adjacent Margaret Court Arena
  • Nadal faces dangerous Russian 28th seed Karen Khachanov in the late match
By AFP ·