Update King Salman approves $5.32bn to help citizens affected by rise in global commodity prices

King Salman approves $5.32bn to help citizens affected by rise in global commodity prices

  • The fund includes SR 10 billion for beneficiaries of social security and the Citizen Account Program
  • Crown prince stressed need to focus on Kingdom’s neediest citizens in the wake of increasing cost of some basic needs
By Arab News ·

US offers cash rewards to curb Iran smuggling

US offers cash rewards to curb Iran smuggling

  • Navy targets weapons and drugs in Arabian Gulf and Red Sea
By Arab News ·

Al Jazeera reporter likely killed by unintentional gunfire from Israeli positions, US says

Al Jazeera reporter likely killed by unintentional gunfire from Israeli positions, US says

  • Abu Akleh, a Palestinian-American, was killed on May 11 during an Israeli raid in the occupied West Bank
  • The US Security Coordinator concluded that gunfire from Israeli positions was likely responsible for her death
By Reuters ·

Islam-based fatwas played a significant role in facilitating religious matters and raising awareness about the Hajj. (Supplied) photos

Legitimate fatwas reconfirm Islam’s flexibility, scholars tell Grand Hajj Symposium

  • Participants underscored the role of the religious fatwa in achieving the Islamic objectives of the Hajj when it came to contemporary issues
By MOHAMMED AL-KINANI ·

France repatriates 35 children, 16 mothers from Syria camps

France repatriates 35 children, 16 mothers from Syria camps

  • Minors were handed over to child protection services while the mothers would face judicial proceedings
By AFP ·

Monsoon rains lash Pakistan; 6 killed in country’s southwest

Monsoon rains lash Pakistan; 6 killed in country’s southwest

  • Floods triggered by seasonal monsoon rains wreak havoc in Pakistan every year, killing dozens
By AP ·

Anghami expands into live events with acquisition of Spotlight

Anghami expands into live events with acquisition of Spotlight

  • Platform aims to bridge the gap between online and offline channels
By Arab News ·

Anghami expands into live events with acquisition of Spotlight

Anghami expands into live events with acquisition of Spotlight

  • Platform aims to bridge the gap between online and offline channels
By Arab News ·