Special A Tunisian protester lifts a national flag at an anti-government rally as security forces block off the road in front of the Parliament in the capital Tunis on July 25, 2021. (AFP)

Turmoil in Tunisia brings Ennahda’s moment of truth one step closer

  • Tunisians no longer see governance failure and Ennahda’s presence in government as mere coincidence
  • The Islamist party has become the face of mismanagement of COVID-19 outbreak and the economy
By Arab News ·

Saudi Arabia affirms support for Tunisia’s security and stability

Saudi Arabia affirms support for Tunisia’s security and stability

  • The foreign ministry says it considers the situation a sovereign matter
  • The Kingdom called on the international community to stand by Tunisia
By Arab News ·

Special The WHO says 4.5 million deaths could be prevented in low- and middle-income countries by 2030 through vaccination, testing, medicines and education. (AFP)

After COVID-19, Saudi Arabia set to turn its attention to an older scourge: viral hepatitis

  • To mark World Hepatitis Day on July 28, health professionals are calling for action against the “silent killer”
  • Dr. Faisal Aba Alkhail of King Faisal Specialist Hospital says the Kingdom will need to resume efforts to eliminate Hepatitis B and C
By Rebecca Anne Proctor ·

Changan sees boom in demand as Saudis fall in love with Chinese car brands

Changan sees boom in demand as Saudis fall in love with Chinese car brands

By Shane McGinley - Hebshi Al-Shammari - AMEERA ABID ·

Saudi Culture Ministry. (SPA)

Saudi Culture Ministry issues 149 more scholarships

  • Female students dominate the new batch of scholarships at 74 percent
By SPA ·

Tunisia in political turmoil as president dismisses more officials

Tunisia in political turmoil as president dismisses more officials

  • Late Tuesday, Saied issued decrees sacking a list of government officials, including the army’s chief prosecutor
  • He has also lifted the parliamentary immunity of lawmakers, and assumed judicial powers
By AFP ·

England to allow unquarantined travel from US and EU if jabbed: govt

England to allow unquarantined travel from US and EU if jabbed: govt

  • "We're helping reunite people living in the US and European countries with their family and friends," Transport Minister Grant Shapps tweeted
  • Separate rules will continue to apply for those arriving from France
By AFP ·

Gulf Islamic insurers face tough competition, pressure on profits – S&P

Gulf Islamic insurers face tough competition, pressure on profits – S&P

  • S&P expects more capital raises mergers to improve profitability
By Jana Salloum - MATTHEW BROWN ·

Koo’s growing traction can be seen with the trade ministry’s account which now has 1.2 million followers on Koo compared with 1.3 million on Twitter. (Instagram)

In spats with Twitter, India’s government begins messaging shift to rival Koo

  • After months of tension with Twitter, Indian government and ministers are keen to promote rival Indian app Koo
  • Unlike Twitter, Koo ccommodates content in eight Indian languages and reached more than 3 million downloads in two days
By Reuters ·

Special Deepfake of Beirut port blast victim Amin Al-Zahed. (Screenshot)

Lebanon’s MTV slammed over deepfake video of Beirut port blast victims

By Leen Fouad - TAREK ALI AHMAD ·

Koo’s growing traction can be seen with the trade ministry’s account which now has 1.2 million followers on Koo compared with 1.3 million on Twitter. (Instagram)

In spats with Twitter, India’s government begins messaging shift to rival Koo

  • After months of tension with Twitter, Indian government and ministers are keen to promote rival Indian app Koo
  • Unlike Twitter, Koo ccommodates content in eight Indian languages and reached more than 3 million downloads in two days
By Reuters ·

Special Deepfake of Beirut port blast victim Amin Al-Zahed. (Screenshot)

Lebanon’s MTV slammed over deepfake video of Beirut port blast victims

By Leen Fouad - TAREK ALI AHMAD ·