Coalition in Yemen kills more than 280 Houthis in airstrikes on Marib, Al-Bayda

Coalition in Yemen kills more than 280 Houthis in airstrikes on Marib, Al-Bayda

  • Coalition forces carried out 64 operations targeting the Houthi militia in Al-Bayda and Marib
  • A total of 30 military vehicles were destroyed during the operations
By Arab News ·

Saudi Arabia in ‘critical phase’ of tackling COVID-19, says ministry spokesman

Saudi Arabia in ‘critical phase’ of tackling COVID-19, says ministry spokesman

  • Dr. Mohammed Al-Abd Al-Aly stressed the importance of receiving the necessary vaccine doses and booster shots
By Mai Almarzoogi ·

Special Fears grow over Iran influence in Lebanon after Hezbollah, Amal Cabinet decision

Fears grow over Iran influence in Lebanon after Hezbollah, Amal Cabinet decision

  • Ending of 3-month boycott serves an “external agenda,” analysts warn
  • Mikati said he would convene a Cabinet meeting as soon as Finance Ministry had sent through a draft budget
By NAJIA HOUSSARI ·

King Salman Global Academy for Arabic Language implements project to strengthen language policies

King Salman Global Academy for Arabic Language implements project to strengthen language policies

  • The project aims to train more than 1,000 employees in 20 ministries and government agencies, through 40 training courses
By Arab News ·

US and France discuss ways to promote Libya’s democratic process

US and France discuss ways to promote Libya’s democratic process

  • Egyptian and Algerian foreign ministers met to discuss Libya, Sudan, Mali, and the Sahel and Sahara regions
  • Arab League chief and UN envoy to Libya also held talks
By Arab News ·

Mali ex-president Keita dies two years after coup ouster

Mali ex-president Keita dies two years after coup ouster

  • Looming over most of Keita’s presidency was the extremist insurgency that has rocked the poor Sahel country since 2012
  • His toppling marked the rise of the military junta now under regional sanctions for failing to restore civilian rule
By AFP ·

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, UAE vice president and prime minister and ruler of Dubai, meets with President Moon Jae-in at Expo 2020 Dubai. (WAM)

UAE and South Korea sign agreements in defense, hydrogen cooperation

  • The UAE is the first leg of the South Korean president’s tour that includes stops in Saudi Arabia and Egypt
By Arab News ·

UK government to cut funding for BBC: Mail on Sunday report

UK government to cut funding for BBC: Mail on Sunday report

  • Freezing license cost at its current £159 would provide some relief to consumers battling rising costs of living
  • But it would also be a large blow to the BBC’s finances as it tries to compete with privately funded news outlets
By Reuters ·

UK government to cut funding for BBC: Mail on Sunday report

UK government to cut funding for BBC: Mail on Sunday report

  • Freezing license cost at its current £159 would provide some relief to consumers battling rising costs of living
  • But it would also be a large blow to the BBC’s finances as it tries to compete with privately funded news outlets
By Reuters ·