Fierce fighting in north of Ukraine’s Bakhmut, says Russian head of Wagner militia

Fierce fighting in north of Ukraine’s Bakhmut, says Russian head of Wagner militia

  • Yevgeniy Prigozhin, the founder and head of the Wagner group, said his soldiers were “fighting for every street, every house, every stairwell”
By Reuters ·

Special How political obstruction violates Beirut blast survivors’ right to truth, justice and reparations photos

How political obstruction violates Beirut blast survivors’ right to truth, justice and reparations

  • Judiciary and politicians have accused Tarek Bitar of insubordination for resuming his inquiry after a 13-month hiatus 
  • For survivors and the families of those killed in the explosion, Judge Bitar’s fresh effort offers a glimmer of hope
By Nadia Al-Faour ·

Gen. Pervez Musharraf, former Pakistani president and army chief, has died. (File/AP)

Former Pakistan military ruler Pervez Musharraf dies in Dubai after years in exile 

  • Ex-military dictator was under treatment at a Dubai hospital for amyloidosis, a rare disease 
  • Musharraf seized power in a bloodless 1999 coup and ruled Pakistan until 2008 
By SAIMA SHABBIR ·

Saudi foreign minister meets Kuwait’s crown prince

Saudi foreign minister meets Kuwait’s crown prince

  • The two reviewed opportunities for bilateral cooperation in various fields
By Arab News ·

Iraqis protest after father kills YouTuber daughter

Iraqis protest after father kills YouTuber daughter

  • Protestors held placards saying “Stop killing women” and “Tiba’s killer must be held to account”
  • Tiba Al-Ali had lived in Turkiye since 2017 and was visiting Iraq when she was killed
By AFP ·

UK prime minister prepared to withdraw from ECHR amid strictest immigration law yet

UK prime minister prepared to withdraw from ECHR amid strictest immigration law yet

  • Government is pushing the ‘boundaries’ of what is possible within international law
  • Sunak is prepared to withdraw from the convention if European courts strike down his new bill
By Arab News ·

Closing bell: TASI plunges 143 points to close at 10,589 

Closing bell: TASI plunges 143 points to close at 10,589 

By Arab News ·

Exclusive Energy-rich countries should lead transition journey, says IAEE president

Energy-rich countries should lead transition journey, says IAEE president

By Reina Takla - Nirmal Narayanan ·

Exclusive Energy transition has different meanings for each country, says French AEE president 

Energy transition has different meanings for each country, says French AEE president 

By Reina Takla - Ghadi Joudah ·

Special As Adrian Monck leaves WEF, his legacy of turning into a ‘global storytelling platform’ lives on photos

As Adrian Monck leaves WEF, his legacy of turning into a ‘global storytelling platform’ lives on

  • ‘He was very understanding of the Arab world and successfully advanced the forum’s relations with the regional media,’ says Al Arabiya’s Jamil El-Hage
  • ‘Monck was able to put the important — and often overlooked — stories before world leaders, reminding them of their ultimate mission,’ says The National’s Hassan M. Fattah
By TAREK ALI AHMAD ·

Special As Adrian Monck leaves WEF, his legacy of turning into a ‘global storytelling platform’ lives on photos

As Adrian Monck leaves WEF, his legacy of turning into a ‘global storytelling platform’ lives on

  • ‘He was very understanding of the Arab world and successfully advanced the forum’s relations with the regional media,’ says Al Arabiya’s Jamil El-Hage
  • ‘Monck was able to put the important — and often overlooked — stories before world leaders, reminding them of their ultimate mission,’ says The National’s Hassan M. Fattah
By TAREK ALI AHMAD ·