Egypt’s deadly church fire sparks global outpouring of sorrow and sympathy

Egypt’s deadly church fire sparks global outpouring of sorrow and sympathy

  • Blaze in Abu Sifin church in Giza governorate during Sunday mass claimed 41 lives
  • Condolences have come not just from Egypt but across the Arab and Muslim world
By Arab News ·

Lebanon bank siege gunman released 

Lebanon bank siege gunman released 

  • Lebanon’s Attorney General released the man after the bank dropped the lawsuit against him, Al Arabiya TV reported
By Arab News ·

Saudi crown prince washes Holy Kaaba on behalf of King Salman

Saudi crown prince washes Holy Kaaba on behalf of King Salman

By Arab News ·

King Saud University thanks Saudi leadership after being rated top in Arab world by Shanghai Ranking

King Saud University thanks Saudi leadership after being rated top in Arab world by Shanghai Ranking

  • President: University is continuing scientific and research efforts to strive for excellence in various fields of science and knowledge in the world
By Arab News ·

Iraq’s finance minister resigns over political crisis

Iraq’s finance minister resigns over political crisis

  • The officials said Finance Minister Ali Allawi resigned during a Cabinet meeting Tuesday to protest the political conditions
  • Oil Minister Ihsan Abdul-Jabbar will become acting finance minister
By AP ·

Jill Biden tests positive for COVID-19, ‘mild’ symptoms

Jill Biden tests positive for COVID-19, ‘mild’ symptoms

  • She has been prescribed the antiviral drug Paxlovid and will isolate at the vacation home for at least five days
By AP ·

Russia fines streaming site Twitch over 31-second ‘fake’ video — agencies

Russia fines streaming site Twitch over 31-second ‘fake’ video — agencies

  • The court accused Twitch, a U.S.-based live-streaming service popular with video gamers, of failing to remove a 31-second clip of a girl from Bucha
By Reuters ·

Russia fines streaming site Twitch over 31-second ‘fake’ video — agencies

Russia fines streaming site Twitch over 31-second ‘fake’ video — agencies

  • The court accused Twitch, a U.S.-based live-streaming service popular with video gamers, of failing to remove a 31-second clip of a girl from Bucha
By Reuters ·