Update Saudi Arabia, Arab world offer condolences to Cairo church fire victims

Saudi Arabia, Arab world offer condolences to Cairo church fire victims

  • The fire ripped through the Coptic church located in Imbabah, killing at least 41 people and injuring several others
By Arab News ·

Egyptians mourn 41 killed in Cairo Coptic church fire

Egyptians mourn 41 killed in Cairo Coptic church fire

  • Witnesses to the fire Sunday morning described people rushing into the multi-story house of worship to save those trapped, but the rescuers were soon overwhelmed by heat and deadly smoke
By AFP ·

Rushdie assailant Matar charged with attempted murder, denied bail because of international support

Rushdie assailant Matar charged with attempted murder, denied bail because of international support

  • “He’s off the ventilator, so the road to recovery has begun,” his agent, Andrew Wylie, said
  • Attacker pleaded not guilty to charges of attempted murder and assault at court appearance on Saturday
By RAY HANANIA ·

Misk Foundation launches Qimah graduate development program

Misk Foundation launches Qimah graduate development program

  • Registration for the program began on Aug. 13 and will continue until Aug. 20
By Arab News ·

Fire-ravaged Abu Sefein Church to undergo repairs

Fire-ravaged Abu Sefein Church to undergo repairs

  • Egypt’s Armed Forces Engineering Authority tasked with project
  • Cash support for victims’ families from Al-Azhar and the government
By Gobran Mohamed ·

Dutch court to announce ruling in MH17 murder trial on Nov. 17

Dutch court to announce ruling in MH17 murder trial on Nov. 17

  • The Boeing 777 was flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur when it was hit over Ukraine’s rebel-held Donetsk region
By Reuters ·

YouTube plans to launch streaming video service

YouTube plans to launch streaming video service

  • The platform has been in the works for at least 18 months and could be available as early as this fall.
By Reuters ·

YouTube plans to launch streaming video service

YouTube plans to launch streaming video service

  • The platform has been in the works for at least 18 months and could be available as early as this fall.
By Reuters ·