London summons Iranian envoy after Oman tanker attack

London summons Iranian envoy after Oman tanker attack

  • Iran foreign ministry: No hesitation in protecting security and national interests
By Reuters ·

Yemeni minister slams Houthi militias’ recruitment of child soldiers

Yemeni minister slams Houthi militias’ recruitment of child soldiers

  • In a tweet on Sunday, Yemen's Information Minister slammed the continued militarization of children and warned of the dangerous consequences for future generations
By Arab News ·

Saudi Arabia to fine air passengers up to SR500k for COVID-19 travel ban breaches

Saudi Arabia to fine air passengers up to SR500k for COVID-19 travel ban breaches

  • Similar penalties would also apply to operators or owners of the means of transportation
By Arab News ·

A nurse speaks to a man before administering the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 coronavirus vaccine as part of a vaccination campaign by the Saudi health ministry, in Riyadh. (AFP file photo)

Saudi HR ministry launches tough measures for unvaccinated workers

  • Authorities instruct all institutions to require proof of immunity against COVID-19 from employees
By Arab News ·

Lebanese army detains man after deadly funeral attack

Lebanese army detains man after deadly funeral attack

  • Shooting in Khaldeh, where tensions between Shi'ite and Sunni Muslims have long simmered, prompted leaders to warn against an escalation
  • Attack targeted the funeral of Hezbollah member Ali Shibli who was shot dead on Saturday during a wedding
By Reuters ·

An Afghan National Army commando stands guard on top of a vehicle along the road in Enjil district of Herat province on August 1, 2021, as skirmishes between Afghan National Army and Taliban continues. (AFP)

Petraeus: US has abandoned Afghanistan to civil war

  • Kandahar, Lashkar Gar on brink of Taliban capture while American forces prepare to depart
  • Ex-US military chief in Afghanistan warns hard-won rights, freedoms will likely be lost if onslaught continues
By Arab News ·

Saudi CITC pushes for more tech listings on Tadawul

Saudi CITC pushes for more tech listings on Tadawul

  • The CITC is aiming to enhance the investment environment in the telecoms and IT sectors
By Arab News ·

Use of video platforms including Zoom, Slack, Microsoft, and Google increased significantly due to the coronavirus pandemic. (File/AFP)

Zoom to settle US privacy lawsuit for $85 mn

  • Zoom agrees to settle a US privacy lawsuit for $85 million whereby Zoom was charged with breaching privacy of users
  • Zoom will also improve its security practices despite denying wrongdoing
By AFP ·

Use of video platforms including Zoom, Slack, Microsoft, and Google increased significantly due to the coronavirus pandemic. (File/AFP)

Zoom to settle US privacy lawsuit for $85 mn

  • Zoom agrees to settle a US privacy lawsuit for $85 million whereby Zoom was charged with breaching privacy of users
  • Zoom will also improve its security practices despite denying wrongdoing
By AFP ·