Top Taliban cleric killed in Kabul suicide blast

Top Taliban cleric killed in Kabul suicide blast

  • Sheikh Rahimullah Haqqani was killed by a suicide bomber at his madrassa in the Afghan capital
  • Daesh has claimed responsibility for the blast
By Agencies ·

Live Hostage situation: Armed man storms Lebanese bank, demands release of frozen assets video

Hostage situation: Armed man storms Lebanese bank, demands release of frozen assets

  • Civilians gather outside bank in support of gunman
  • Bank's lawyer claims efforts under way to reach a negotiated conclusion
By NAJIA HOUSSARI - & - Firas Haidar ·

Tourist visa holders can now perform Umrah

Tourist visa holders can now perform Umrah

  • 49 nations eligible under the new rules
  • Booking online or on arrival, says ministry
By Arab News ·

UN slams ‘unconscionable’ killing of Palestinian children

UN slams ‘unconscionable’ killing of Palestinian children

  • The latest child casuality is 10-year-old Liyan Al-Shaer, who died in a Jerusalem hospital from a head wound sustained during an Israeli airstrike on Gaza
  • Palestinian prisoner Khalil Awawdeh, on a protracted hunger strike, has been moved from an Israeli jail to a hospital because of his worsening condition
By AFP / AP ·

Special With gas pumps all but dry, Sri Lankans pedal through crisis

With gas pumps all but dry, Sri Lankans pedal through crisis

  • Deep in economic disaster, country struggles with acute fuel shortages
  • As demand for two-wheelers soars, so does the bicycle black market
By Roel Raymond ·

Arab and Middle Eastern Journalists Association launches awards for exceptional reporting

Arab and Middle Eastern Journalists Association launches awards for exceptional reporting

  • Jury panel includes award-winning reporters from NPR, Washington Post, CNN, MSNBC and NYU Journalism School
  • Each winner will receive a $500 cash prize
By Arab News ·

Arab and Middle Eastern Journalists Association launches awards for exceptional reporting

Arab and Middle Eastern Journalists Association launches awards for exceptional reporting

  • Jury panel includes award-winning reporters from NPR, Washington Post, CNN, MSNBC and NYU Journalism School
  • Each winner will receive a $500 cash prize
By Arab News ·

Special Saudi DJ KEH quit his job to focus on music career

Saudi DJ KEH quit his job to focus on music career

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  • DJ KEH: In 2017, I went to an event in the Philippines to attend an international DJ (event), and from here the spark started
  • DJ KEH: The nice thing about being a DJ is that you can create a common bond between you and the audience and take them on a journey through music
By Rahaf Jambi  ·
Barcelona sell off assets to make signings in attempt to restore glory days

Barcelona sell off assets to make signings in attempt to restore glory days

  • Faced with severe limits on spending in order to comply with La Liga's financial controls, Barcelona knew they needed to raise money quickly to be able to invest in any signings
  • They quickly set about selling off assets to bring in money by activating a series of what have been called economic "levers"
By AFP ·