Update World powers round on Houthis over Yemen’s ‘time bomb’ oil tanker

World powers round on Houthis over Yemen’s ‘time bomb’ oil tanker

  • The decaying FSO Safer tanker has been under the control of the Iran backed militia since 2015
  • The ship could spill more than a million barrels of oil into the Red Sea
By Ephrem Kossaify ·

Update Greek, Turkish ministers clash at press conference

Greek, Turkish ministers clash at press conference

  • Dendias used his opening remarks to rattle off a series of longstanding complaints about Turkey
  • “If you heavily accuse my country and people before the press, I have to be in a position to respond to that,” Cavusoglu said
By AFP ·

Interview: Israel’s Danny Danon positive about Palestinian peace, says Biden should be tougher on Iran video

Interview: Israel’s Danny Danon positive about Palestinian peace, says Biden should be tougher on Iran

  • ‘We know that Iran is a threat. A threat to Israel. To the Middle East’
By RAY HANANIA ·

Update Saudi Arabia condemns attack on Erbil airport

Saudi Arabia condemns attack on Erbil airport

  • The ministry said the attack that “threatens the stability of Iraq and the region”
  • The Kingdom reiterated its support for Iraq and any measures that it takes to protect its security
By Arab News ·

Lebanon’s economic crisis takes Ramadan sweets off the table

Lebanon’s economic crisis takes Ramadan sweets off the table

  • Plunging currency value sends prices for traditional treats spiralling
  • Customers stay away from Beirut’s bakeries amid financial gloom
By Bassam Zaazaa ·

Emotional Australian leader announces end to Afghan deployment

Emotional Australian leader announces end to Afghan deployment

  • PM Scott Morrison said Australia would remove its remaining troops from Afghanistan in line with the US decision to end its military operations there
  • Australia deployed 39,000 troops over the past 20 years as part of US and NATO-led operations against the Taliban and terrorist groups in Afghanistan
By AFP ·

ESG investing makes business sense: Saudi PIF chief

ESG investing makes business sense: Saudi PIF chief

  • The PIF has already incorporated ESG principles into its $400 billion worth of global investments as the sector gains in prominence throughout the region
By Rashid Hassan ·

The Ray Hanania show compares Ramadan in US and Saudi Arabia video

The Ray Hanania show compares Ramadan in US and Saudi Arabia

  • The Kingdom is using technology to help ensure a more normal holy month than last year, Arab News’s Rawan Radwan tells the Ray Hanania Show
  • Meanwhile there is a growing acceptance among Americans of the importance and significance of this time to Muslims, says US-based professor
By RAY HANANIA ·

The Ray Hanania show compares Ramadan in US and Saudi Arabia video

The Ray Hanania show compares Ramadan in US and Saudi Arabia

  • The Kingdom is using technology to help ensure a more normal holy month than last year, Arab News’s Rawan Radwan tells the Ray Hanania Show
  • Meanwhile there is a growing acceptance among Americans of the importance and significance of this time to Muslims, says US-based professor
By RAY HANANIA ·