Update Iraqi cleric Moqtada Sadr’s bloc declared biggest election winner

Iraqi cleric Moqtada Sadr’s bloc declared biggest election winner

  • Sadr’s movement won 73 out of the assembly’s 329 seats, the election commission said
  • Second with 17 seats was the Fatah Alliance, political arm of the pro-Iran Hashed Al-Shaabi former paramilitary force
By AFP ·

Update Europeans see ‘problem’ if Iran is not serious in nuclear talks this week

Europeans see ‘problem’ if Iran is not serious in nuclear talks this week

  • E3 diplomats said this week would be key to determining whether Iran was serious about reviving the pact
  • Whether Iran agrees to resume talks from where they left off in June is key
By Reuters ·

Yemen’s Marib will not fall to Houthis, says Hadi

Yemen’s Marib will not fall to Houthis, says Hadi

  • President blasted the Houthis for launching a parallel economic war that has led to devaluation of Yemeni riyal
  • On Tuesday, the Yemeni riyal broke a record low, reaching 1600 riyals against a US dollar
By Saeed Al-Batati ·

Saudi universities have made progress at the international level. (AFP/File)

Online platform for research chairs hailed as key development for Saudi universities

  • Remarkable progress has been made in recent years in improving the standards of research in Saudi Arabia
By Tareq Al-Thaqafi ·

Lebanon’s economic meltdown threatens to cancel Christmas

Lebanon’s economic meltdown threatens to cancel Christmas

  • Some parents who cannot afford gifts for their children are telling them that Santa Claus is sick and not coming this year
By Bassam Zaazaa ·

‘You couldn’t be more welcome,’ Prince William tells Afghan refugees

‘You couldn’t be more welcome,’ Prince William tells Afghan refugees

  • Around 7,000 people evacuated to Britain
  • Refugee describes ‘horrific’ airport scenes
By Arab News ·

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi. (AP file photo)

China links key to success of African free trade initiative: Egyptian president

  • El-Sisi pointed out the importance of the forum in strengthening joint trade and investment initiatives, including debt relief programs and help for small- and medium-sized enterprises
By Mohammed Abu Zaid ·

Special Gold miners keen on going green

Gold miners keen on going green

By Roger Baird ·

OSN top-watched content includes Grey's Anatomy, Succession, Yellowstone and Tufah Al-Haram. (Supplied)

OSN marks UAE’s 50th National Day by revealing top-watched content

  • List includes Arabic, Turkish and award-winning Western movies and shows
By Arab News ·