Update Putin: Russia will use all means to guard annexed regions

Putin: Russia will use all means to guard annexed regions

  • Russian leader warns Moscow would never give up the occupied areas
  • Vladimir Putin urges Ukraine to sit down for talks to end the fighting
By AP - Reuters ·

Tehran regime faces international isolation as protests spread abroad

Tehran regime faces international isolation as protests spread abroad

  • At least 76 people have been killed in Iran’s violent crackdown on the protests
  • Taliban disperse demo in Kabul, clashes at embassy in Oslo, threat of new EU sanctions
By Arab News ·

Special Arab News celebrates International Coffee Day with deep dive into tastes and traditions of Saudi Coffee

Arab News celebrates International Coffee Day with deep dive into tastes and traditions of Saudi Coffee

By Jonathan Gornall ·

KSrelief, UNESCO launch educational program to boost peace building in Arab states

KSrelief, UNESCO launch educational program to boost peace building in Arab states

  • Scheme provides resource packs for teachers with aim to ‘drive social cohesion’
  • ‘Access to learning opportunities during crises is lifesaving,’ KSrelief says
By Rashid Hassan ·

UN sounds alarm over leukaemia in Iraq linked to oil fields

UN sounds alarm over leukaemia in Iraq linked to oil fields

  • ‘The people living near oil fields are victims of state-business collusion’: Special rapporteur
  • Leaked Health Ministry report blames air pollution for 20 percent rise in cancer in Basra
By Arab News ·

Iran cleric calls for crackdown on protesters

Iran cleric calls for crackdown on protesters

By Reuters ·

UN to seek $800 million more in aid for flood-hit Pakistan

UN to seek $800 million more in aid for flood-hit Pakistan

  • The unprecedented deluges — likely worsened by climate change — have killed 1,678 people in Pakistan since mid-June
  • The UN resident coordinator in Pakistan said the UN decided to issue the revised appeal
By AP ·