Iran Guards threaten US over Gulf presence after receiving new combat vessels

  • Guards’ navy chief warns it is expanding Iran’s naval power
By Reuters ·

Pentagon confirms its ‘long-term’ commitment with Saudi Arabia

  • The US removed two of its four Patriot anti-missile units from Saudi Arabia, earlier in May
By Arab News ·

Russian jets deployment in Libya sparks fears of Ankara-Moscow clash

  • US AFRICOM: US Africa Command assesses that Moscow recently deployed military fighter aircraft to Libya in order to support Russian state-sponsored private military contractors
  • Turkey supports Syrian rebels and Libya’s Government of National Accord, while Russia backs Syria’s President Bashar Assad and the Libyan forces of Haftar
By Arab News ·

Saudis adopt new hobbies to get through quarantine

  • Many attested that it was easy to get swept up in anxiety during the self-isolation period


Lebanese MPs fail to reach agreement on draft amnesty law

  • The Free Patriotic Movement tried to amend the law by excluding “perpetrators of crimes against public funds and terrorist crimes” from the amnesty


Philippines cracks down on clandestine COVID-19 clinics

  • Intelligence, immigration officials investigating illegal facilities that catered mostly to foreigners
By Ellie Aben ·


Infection fear doesn’t stop migrants heading for Europe

By  Francesco Bongarra ·


Ex-Afghan spy chief: Qatar eroding peace efforts

By Sayed Salahuddin ·

EU pledges to stay green in virus recovery

  • To help economies from the 27-nation bloc bounce back as quick as possible
By AP ·

Dortmund, Favre face tough questions after Bayern’s ‘big step’

  • Several German newspapers have suggested Favre is set to leave at the end of the season
By AFP ·


Trump threatens to ‘close down’ social media after tweets tagged

  • Twitter for the first time acted against US president's false tweets
  • For years, Twitter has been accused of ignoring the president's breaking of platform rules
By Arab News ·