Update Lana Nusseibeh was speaking on Friday after a Security Council meeting, convened at the UAE’s request, to discuss the attack on the country’s capital. (UN/File Photo)

UAE envoy hails Security Council censure of Houthis as crucial step toward justice

  • Council members unanimously condemned deadly attack on Abu Dhabi this week and called for perpetrators to be held accountable
  • Emirati representative to the UN Lana Nusseibeh said her country has a ‘sovereign right to defend itself, our people and our way of life’
By Ephrem Kossaify ·

Coalition denies targeting detention center in Yemen

Coalition denies targeting detention center in Yemen

  • Coalition blames the Iran-backed Houthi militia for spreading misinformation
By Arab News ·

US Treasury imposes more sanctions on Hezbollah-linked Lebanese individuals

US Treasury imposes more sanctions on Hezbollah-linked Lebanese individuals

  • Lebanon’s economy has been in crisis since 2019 when it collapsed under a mountain of debt
By Reuters ·

For the first few weeks after schools reopen the program will in particular focus on psychological efforts to help students get back into the school routine. (Supplied)

Saudi elementary, kindergarten students excited about return to school

  • Psychological preparation and support important for the children as it will help them resume their studies and interactions with their peers, says mother-of-two
By Mai Almarzoogi ·

Oman issues new COVID-19 measures due to spike in infections

Oman issues new COVID-19 measures due to spike in infections

  • Government units and other public entities will limit their workplace capacities to 50 percent
  • The Sultanate suspended Friday prayers but allowed mosques to remain open at a 50 percent capacity
By Arab News ·

Fire in residential building kills 6, injures 15 in Mumbai

Fire in residential building kills 6, injures 15 in Mumbai

  • The fire was caused by a short-circuit in an air conditioner in one of the apartments
  • Nearly two dozen fire engines extinguished the blaze and controlled the smoke after a two-hour effort
By AP ·

Vistas Media Acquisition Company shareholders have approved a business combination with Anghami. (Supplied)

Vistas Media Acquisition Co. shareholders approve business combination with Anghami

  • Vistas Media Acquisition Co. shares rose more than 20 percent in premarket trading on Friday
By Arab News ·

Vistas Media Acquisition Company shareholders have approved a business combination with Anghami. (Supplied)

Vistas Media Acquisition Co. shareholders approve business combination with Anghami

  • Vistas Media Acquisition Co. shares rose more than 20 percent in premarket trading on Friday
By Arab News ·

‘I’d Do Anything for Love’ singer Meat Loaf dead at 74

‘I’d Do Anything for Love’ singer Meat Loaf dead at 74

  • The beefy Texas-born singer distinguished himself in the late 1970s with his soaring vocal range and lavish stage productions
  • After a career rut, Meat Loaf enjoyed a revival with his biggest success in 1993: the single "I'd Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That)"
By AFP ·
Saudi Arabia’s second Spartan Race tests competitors in Riyadh

Saudi Arabia’s second Spartan Race tests competitors in Riyadh

  • Challenge lasted eight hours and was run across 10 kilometers with 25 obstacles
By Arab News ·