Iran’s meddling in affairs of other countries threatens regional security: GCC chief

Iran’s meddling in affairs of other countries threatens regional security: GCC chief

  • The GCC chief said that economic integration is on the list of priorities for the council
  • Al-Hajraf: Current situation in Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, and Yemen represents direct threat to the security of region
By Arab News ·

Iraqi PM announces arrest of terrorist network behind Sadr City bombing

Iraqi PM announces arrest of terrorist network behind Sadr City bombing

  • At least 35 people were killed and more than 60 wounded in the bombing
  • The announcement comes ahead of Al-Kadhimi’s meeting with Biden which will take place on Monday
By Arab News ·

Lebanon can’t handle next COVID-19 wave, warns hospital chief

Lebanon can’t handle next COVID-19 wave, warns hospital chief

  • After dropping over the spring, COVID-19 cases are on the rise again as Lebanese expats flood home for the summer
By AFP ·

The site at Hima, the sixth to be enlisted in Saudi Arabia, is home to one of the largest rock art complexes in the world and ancient wells. (SPA)

Ancient rock art in Hima listed as Saudi Arabia’s sixth UNESCO World Heritage Site

  • Hima was a conduit for caravans on the trade and Hajj routes going to and from the southern parts of Arabia
  • People who passed through the area between pre- and post-historic times have left behind a substantial collection of rock art
By (SPA) ·

Far-right and others march against French virus rules

Far-right and others march against French virus rules

  • Legislators in France’s Senate were debating the bill Saturday after the lower house of parliament approved it Friday
  • French government is trying to speed up vaccinations to protect vulnerable populations and hospitals, and avoid new lockdowns
By AP ·

G20 split on climate goals as China, India push back on coal phaseout

G20 split on climate goals as China, India push back on coal phaseout

  • Coal phaseout 2025 deadline too soon for some nations
  • Some wanted more aggressive global warming target than Paris 2015
By Arab News ·

The Home Office stressed that work on the legislation is still “ongoing and has not reached a conclusion.” (Reuters/File Photo)

Journalists will not be seen as spies: UK government defends Official Secrets Act reform

  • Some media outlets claimed that the legislation, if passed, will effectively treat journalists like spies
  • UK government claimed that freedom of the press is an integral part of the country’s democratic processes
By Leen Fouad ·

The Home Office stressed that work on the legislation is still “ongoing and has not reached a conclusion.” (Reuters/File Photo)

Journalists will not be seen as spies: UK government defends Official Secrets Act reform

  • Some media outlets claimed that the legislation, if passed, will effectively treat journalists like spies
  • UK government claimed that freedom of the press is an integral part of the country’s democratic processes
By Leen Fouad ·