Update Iran declares five days of mourning after President Raisi’s death

Iran declares five days of mourning after President Raisi’s death

  • Iran’s supreme leader appoints First Vice President Mohammad Mokhber acting president
By Agencies ·

Update ICC prosecutor seeks arrest warrant for Israeli and Hamas leaders, including Netanyahu

ICC prosecutor seeks arrest warrant for Israeli and Hamas leaders, including Netanyahu

  • Karim Khan believes Benjamin Netanyahu, Yoav Gallant and three Hamas leaders are responsible for war crimes and crimes against humanity
By AP ·

Update Reactions to the death of Iran’s president in a helicopter crash

Reactions to the death of Iran’s president in a helicopter crash

  • Saudi Arabia’s King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman offer their condolences
  • Pakistan to observe a day of mourning and Pakistani flags to fly at half mast as a mark of respect
By Arab News ·

Scheme focuses on taking care of the sick, the elderly, and people with disabilities who are visiting the two holy mosques.

Scheme to ‘humanize’ pilgrim services during Hajj season

  • Scheme focuses on taking care of the sick, the elderly, and people with disabilities who are visiting the Grand Mosque and the Prophet’s Mosque
By Arab News ·

A person walks past a banner with a picture of the late Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi on a street in Tehran, Iran May 20, 2024.

Egypt mourns death of Iran’s president

  • The Egyptian president expressed Egypt’s solidarity with the leadership and people of Iran during this tragic time
By Gobran Mohamed ·

Putin appoints another economist as deputy Russian defense minister

Putin appoints another economist as deputy Russian defense minister

  • Putin sprang a surprise last week by removing defense minister Sergei Shoigu
  • The move was widely seen as aimed at getting more value from defense spending
By Reuters ·

Food delivery app HungerStation and Snapchat launch AR treasure hunt in Saudi Arabia

Food delivery app HungerStation and Snapchat launch AR treasure hunt in Saudi Arabia

  • Companies say the sponsored treasure hunt is a world first
  • Great AR Hungerhunt is part of HungerStation rebranding campaign
By Arab News ·

Food delivery app HungerStation and Snapchat launch AR treasure hunt in Saudi Arabia

Food delivery app HungerStation and Snapchat launch AR treasure hunt in Saudi Arabia

  • Companies say the sponsored treasure hunt is a world first
  • Great AR Hungerhunt is part of HungerStation rebranding campaign
By Arab News ·