Jordan’s King Abdullah pledges to hold those responsible for chlorine explosion to account

Jordan’s King Abdullah pledges to hold those responsible for chlorine explosion to account

  • At least 13 people were killed and 250 were taken ill when a chlorine tank exploded at the Red Sea port of Aqaba
By Arab News ·

Israel’s Knesset set to dissolve by midnight triggering snap election

Israel’s Knesset set to dissolve by midnight triggering snap election

  • The Knesset set a deadline for midnight on Wednesday for a final vote to dissolve
  • Foreign minister Yair Lapid will take over as prime minister of a caretaker government
By Reuters ·

White House envoy for antisemitism Deborah Lipstadt conducts roundtable discussion at Arab News photos

White House envoy for antisemitism Deborah Lipstadt conducts roundtable discussion at Arab News

  • Deborah Lipstadt discusses role and religious tolerance at roundtable with Saudi journalists
By Jasmine Bager ·

‘Exciting time’ for renewable energy collaboration between UK and Saudi Arabia, experts tell London forum

‘Exciting time’ for renewable energy collaboration between UK and Saudi Arabia, experts tell London forum

  • UK-Saudi Renewable Energy Forum on June 28, organized by Saudi British Joint Business Council, brought together Saudi and UK investors and business leaders
By DANIEL FOUNTAIN ·

Special Five killed in Aden blast targeting security official

Five killed in Aden blast targeting security official

  • An improvised explosive device planted in a car went off when a vehicle carrying Lahj province Security Chief Saleh Al-Sayed passed through Aden’s Khormaksar neighborhood
  • Al-Sayed, who is loyal to the pro-independence Southern Transitional Council, narrowly escaped death as the explosion burned his car and many other vehicles
By Saeed Al-Batati ·

Man charged with new woman’s killing on streets of London

Man charged with new woman’s killing on streets of London

  • Jordan McSweeney, 29, is charged with the murder of 35-year-old Zara Aleena
  • He spoke only to confirm his name and details during a brief hearing at the Thames Magistrates' Court
By AP ·

Hong Kong bars some journalists from handover anniversary

Hong Kong bars some journalists from handover anniversary

  • The journalists represent at least seven media outlets, including international news agencies Reuters and Agence France-Presse and several others
  • At least three other journalists from local news outlets were informed Wednesday that their applications to cover the July 1 events were rejected
By AP ·

Hong Kong bars some journalists from handover anniversary

Hong Kong bars some journalists from handover anniversary

  • The journalists represent at least seven media outlets, including international news agencies Reuters and Agence France-Presse and several others
  • At least three other journalists from local news outlets were informed Wednesday that their applications to cover the July 1 events were rejected
By AP ·