Update Iraqi cleric Moqtada Sadr's bloc declared biggest election winner

Iraqi cleric Moqtada Sadr's bloc declared biggest election winner

  • Sadr’s movement won 73 out of the assembly’s 329 seats, the election commission said
  • Second with 17 seats was the Fatah Alliance, political arm of the pro-Iran Hashed Al-Shaabi former paramilitary force
By AFP ·

Syria seizes amphetamine-based drugs headed for Saudi Arabia

Syria seizes amphetamine-based drugs headed for Saudi Arabia

  • US law enforcement officials say smuggling of Captagon from Syria and Lebanon has been on the rise
  • Authorities became suspicious and stopped a van in rural Damascus carrying 525 kilograms of the pills
By AP ·

Update Saudi Arabia approves new authority for the Red Sea amid more steps to develop and protect it

Saudi Arabia approves new authority for the Red Sea amid more steps to develop and protect it

  • The Saudi cabinet approved on Tuesday the establishment of a new body to protect the coral reefs and sea turtles in the Red Sea
By Waffa Wael - Dana Abdelaziz ·

Update Saudi Arabia reopens consular section of Kabul embassy

Saudi Arabia reopens consular section of Kabul embassy

  • The decision stems from the Kingdom’s keenness to provide all consular services to the Afghan people
By Arab News ·

Lebanon’s economic meltdown threatens to cancel Christmas

Lebanon’s economic meltdown threatens to cancel Christmas

  • Some parents who cannot afford gifts for their children are telling them that Santa Claus is sick and not coming this year
By Bassam Zaazaa ·

Police investigating Islamophobic outburst by London Underground commuter

Police investigating Islamophobic outburst by London Underground commuter

  • Passenger told that nobody else had spoken up because they were “scared because he is Muslim”
  • British Transport Police: We are aware of a social media video showing a hate incident on-board the District line
By Arab News ·

Special Gold miners keen on going green

Gold miners keen on going green

  • In eight countries gold mining firms account for more than 5% of all government income


By Roger Baird ·

OSN top-watched content includes Grey's Anatomy, Succession, Yellowstone and Tufah Al-Haram. (Supplied)

OSN marks UAE’s 50th National Day by revealing top-watched content

  • List includes Arabic, Turkish and award-winning Western movies and shows
By Arab News ·