Jordan prime minister promises inquiry into deadly blast at Red Sea port

Jordan prime minister promises inquiry into deadly blast at Red Sea port

  • A crane loading chlorine tanks onto a ship on Monday dropped one of them, causing an explosion of toxic yellow smoke
By AP ·

US, Iran chief negotiators to start nuclear talks in Qatar

US, Iran chief negotiators to start nuclear talks in Qatar

  • Doha talks also come just two weeks before US President Joe Biden’s first visit to the region
  • EU foreign affairs spokesman Peter Stano said the Doha discussions were the start of process to “unblock” the long-running Vienna negotiations
By AFP ·

83 civilians killed every day in 11 years of Syrian civil war

83 civilians killed every day in 11 years of Syrian civil war

  • UN says conflict has killed over 300,000, or 1.5 percent of population
By Arab News ·

Al Jouf University included in QS world university rankings 2023

Al Jouf University included in QS world university rankings 2023

  • The university’s president attributed its success to the Kingdom's leadership for their unwavering support for the education sector
By Arab News ·

Algeria jails Bouteflika-era energy minister for 20 years

Algeria jails Bouteflika-era energy minister for 20 years

  • The Sonatrach officials were accused of prioritising Italian firm Saipem over an Emirati firm for a contract
  • Two other Bouteflika-era ministers had jail terms on corruption allegations upheld
By AFP ·

Macron says Russia can't win in Ukraine after strike on mall

Macron says Russia can't win in Ukraine after strike on mall

  • France’s president has denounced Russia’s fiery airstrike on a crowded shopping mall in Ukraine as a “new war crime” and vowed the West’s support for Kyiv would not waver.
By AP ·

QIA CEO says exploring opportunities in blockchain

QIA CEO says exploring opportunities in blockchain

  • Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund chief says not interested in crypto investment
By Dana Alomar ·

Instagram hides some posts that mention abortion

Instagram hides some posts that mention abortion

  • Instagram covered a post on one page with more than 25,000 followers that shared text reading: “Abortion in America How You Can Help”
  • The Associated Press identified nearly a dozen other posts that mentioned the word “abortion” and were subsequently covered up by Instagram
By AP ·

Instagram hides some posts that mention abortion

Instagram hides some posts that mention abortion

  • Instagram covered a post on one page with more than 25,000 followers that shared text reading: “Abortion in America How You Can Help”
  • The Associated Press identified nearly a dozen other posts that mentioned the word “abortion” and were subsequently covered up by Instagram
By AP ·

Al-Hilal’s winning DNA: 5 things learned as Riyadh giants claimed 2021-22 Saudi Pro League title

Al-Hilal’s winning DNA: 5 things learned as Riyadh giants claimed 2021-22 Saudi Pro League title

  • Asian champions have completed remarkable turnaround since February to wipe away 16-point deficit on an Al-Ittihad team now left to rue season after looking certainties for championship
By John Duerden ·