Update Saudi crown prince announces ‘national priorities’ for research, development projects

Saudi crown prince announces ‘national priorities’ for research, development projects

  • The twenty-year long aspirations include developments in the fields of health, environmental sustainability, leadership in energy and industry
By Arab News ·

Turkey blocks access to Deutsche Welle and Voice of America

Turkey blocks access to Deutsche Welle and Voice of America

  • An Ankara court ruled to restrict access to their websites late Thursday
  • Deutsche Welle said it did not comply with the licensing requirement because it “would have allowed the Turkish government to censor editorial content”
By AP ·

Madinah welcomes nearly 345,000 Hajj pilgrims

Madinah welcomes nearly 345,000 Hajj pilgrims

  • The Kingdom is allowing up to one million people to perform Hajj this year
By SPA ·

British government lobbying Iraq for archaeologist’s release: FM Liz Truss

British government lobbying Iraq for archaeologist’s release: FM Liz Truss

  • Fitton’s family has criticized the British government for what it calls a poor response to the case
By Arab News ·

WHO: Monkeypox cases in Europe have tripled in last 2 weeks

WHO: Monkeypox cases in Europe have tripled in last 2 weeks

  • “Urgent and coordinated action is imperative if we are to turn a corner in the race to reverse the ongoing spread of this disease,” Kluge said
  • More than 5,000 monkeypox cases have been reported from 51 countries worldwide
By AP ·