Update Arab coalition announces Sanaa operation to stop Houthis targeting civilians

Arab coalition announces Sanaa operation to stop Houthis targeting civilians

  • The coalition warned that it would “strike with an iron fist” if Houthi violations continue
  • Operation is a response to the Houthi threat and aims to deter the militia from targeting civilians
By Arab News ·

Libya conference communique calls for steps to enable Dec. 24 elections

Libya conference communique calls for steps to enable Dec. 24 elections

  • Kuwaiti FM expressed full support for the new unified authority in Libya
By Reuters ·

Rival Sudan camps take to streets as tensions rise

Rival Sudan camps take to streets as tensions rise


Saudi Arabia announces 3 more COVID-19 deaths

Saudi Arabia announces 3 more COVID-19 deaths

  • The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom has increased to 537,149
  • A total of 8,773 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far
By Arab News ·

Israelis in West Bank flashpoint dig for new neighborhood

Israelis in West Bank flashpoint dig for new neighborhood

  • "We are clearing the area for the beginning of the new project," said Yishai Fleisher, spokesman for Hebron's Jewish community
  • The Israeli anti-settlement group Peace Now is suing to stop the project
By AFP ·

80,000-180,000 health workers may have died from Covid by May 2021: WHO

80,000-180,000 health workers may have died from Covid by May 2021: WHO

  • A WHO paper estimated that out of the world's 135 million health staff between 80,000 to 180,000 health and care workers could have died from Covid-19
  • WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said health care workers needed to be immunised against the disease first, as he slammed the global inequity in the vaccine roll-out
By AFP ·

NEOM’s green hydrogen plant to operate in 2026: Air Product’s CEO

NEOM’s green hydrogen plant to operate in 2026: Air Product’s CEO

  • Seifi Ghasemi noted that the project is the biggest in the world and that it is the first time for the company to handle a project with this scale, echoing a similar comment from ACWA Power CEO to Arab News. 
By Arab News ·

Report: 71 percent of parents in Saudi Arabia use Snapchat

Report: 71 percent of parents in Saudi Arabia use Snapchat

  • New study by Kantar and Snap reveals that Snapchat is popular among both parents and younger people
  • Snapchat plays major role in advertising, marketing for older audiences
By Arab News ·

Report: 71 percent of parents in Saudi Arabia use Snapchat

Report: 71 percent of parents in Saudi Arabia use Snapchat

  • New study by Kantar and Snap reveals that Snapchat is popular among both parents and younger people
  • Snapchat plays major role in advertising, marketing for older audiences
By Arab News ·