US ‘concerned’ by collapse of truce in Yemen; uncertain whether Iran is to blame

US ‘concerned’ by collapse of truce in Yemen; uncertain whether Iran is to blame

  • Washington’s special envoy for Yemen, Tim Lenderking, said “last-minute” demands and backtracking by Iran-backed Houthis had derailed extension talks
  • He said the United States would continue to help its Gulf Arab partners defend themselves
By RAY HANANIA ·

Update OPEC+ agrees output cut of 2 million barrels per day despite US concerns

OPEC+ agrees output cut of 2 million barrels per day despite US concerns

By Fahad Abujadayel - Donia Diaaeddine ·

Special Jason Greenblatt’s ‘In the Path of Abraham’ offers an inside track on the Middle East peace process graphic

Jason Greenblatt’s ‘In the Path of Abraham’ offers an inside track on the Middle East peace process

  • The Abraham Accords have normalized ties between Israel and an Arab quartet: UAE, Bahrain, Sudan and Morocco
  • Greenblatt says normalization will lead to a reasonable, peaceful settlement of the Middle East conflict
By David Romano ·

International publishers exhibit works for first time at Riyadh book fair

International publishers exhibit works for first time at Riyadh book fair

  • One of the exhibitors at the book fair was China Intercontinental Press, a publishing house founded in 1993 by the Chinese government to promote the country’s culture and history abroad
By Lama Al-Hamawi ·

Special Yemen govt has ‘fully’ implemented UN-brokered truce, says FM

Yemen govt has ‘fully’ implemented UN-brokered truce, says FM

  • The country has experienced the longest cessation of hostilities and violence in eight years over the last six months, resulting in a significant drop in civilian deaths
By Saeed Al-Batati ·

Special Italian judges’ association condemns Iran for crackdown on protesters

Italian judges’ association condemns Iran for crackdown on protesters

By Francesco Bongarrà ·

North Korea launches more missiles as US redeploys carrier

North Korea launches more missiles as US redeploys carrier

  • The latest missiles were launched 22 minutes apart from the North’s capital region
By AP ·

TV remains more popular option among Saudis for watching the World Cup

TV remains more popular option among Saudis for watching the World Cup

  • Research by advertising company Digital Turbine found that despite the many other options, 58 percent of people in the Kingdom plan to watch at least some games on television
  • However, 86 percent said they will use more than one device to follow the World Cup action, with 55 percent intending to use their smartphones at least part of the time
By Arab News ·

TV remains more popular option among Saudis for watching the World Cup

TV remains more popular option among Saudis for watching the World Cup

  • Research by advertising company Digital Turbine found that despite the many other options, 58 percent of people in the Kingdom plan to watch at least some games on television
  • However, 86 percent said they will use more than one device to follow the World Cup action, with 55 percent intending to use their smartphones at least part of the time
By Arab News ·