Special A Tunisian protester lifts a national flag at an anti-government rally as security forces block off the road in front of the Parliament in the capital Tunis on July 25, 2021. (AFP)

Turmoil in Tunisia brings Ennahda’s moment of truth one step closer

  • Tunisians no longer see governance failure and Ennahda’s presence in government as mere coincidence
  • The Islamist party has become the face of mismanagement of COVID-19 outbreak and the economy
By Arab News ·

Saudi Arabia affirms support for Tunisia’s security and stability

Saudi Arabia affirms support for Tunisia’s security and stability

  • The foreign ministry says it considers the situation a sovereign matter
  • The Kingdom called on the international community to stand by Tunisia
By Arab News ·

Saudi authorities on Tuesday issued a warning against traveling to destinations banned due to the pandemic. (Reuters)

3-year travel ban for Saudis who visit countries on red list

  • The Kingdom recorded 10 COVID-19 deaths and 1,379 new cases in past 24 hours
  • Over 1,000 more people recover from the disease in KSA
By DEEMA AL-KHUDAIR ·

Special The WHO says 4.5 million deaths could be prevented in low- and middle-income countries by 2030 through vaccination, testing, medicines and education. (AFP)

After COVID, Saudi Arabia set to turn its attention to an older scourge: viral hepatitis

  • Once COVID-19 is brought under control, Saudi Arabia will turn its attention toward a silent, older scourge
By Rebecca Anne Proctor ·

U.S. soldiers wearing protective masks are seen during a handover ceremony of Taji military base from US-led coalition troops to Iraqi security forces, in Baghdad, Iraq August 23, 2020. (REUTERS)

Pro-Iran groups welcome US vow to end Iraq combat operations

  • Hashd Al-Shaabi considers Biden’s move ‘a positive step toward the full sovereignty of Iraq’
By AFP - AP ·

Changan sees boom in demand as Saudis fall in love with Chinese car brands

Changan sees boom in demand as Saudis fall in love with Chinese car brands

  • ‘Prices and technology are among the factors behind rise in popularity’
By Shane McGinley - Hebshi Al-Shammari - AMEERA ABID ·

Omar Nazzal posted the letter on his personal Facebook page but his account was suspended for two months for “violating Facebook’s community standards.” (Twitter)

Facebook restores user’s account suspended over shared letter by grieving jailed Palestinian activist

  • Facebook restores the account of a Palestinian user who was temporarily blocked over the posting of a letter written by a jailed activist
  • The activist has been arrested and imprisoned several times by Israel, often being held without charge under administrative detention
By Arab News ·

Omar Nazzal posted the letter on his personal Facebook page but his account was suspended for two months for “violating Facebook’s community standards.” (Twitter)

Facebook restores user’s account suspended over shared letter by grieving jailed Palestinian activist

  • Facebook restores the account of a Palestinian user who was temporarily blocked over the posting of a letter written by a jailed activist
  • The activist has been arrested and imprisoned several times by Israel, often being held without charge under administrative detention
By Arab News ·