Update EU says no Iran nuclear deal talks in Brussels on Thursday

EU says no Iran nuclear deal talks in Brussels on Thursday

  • EU diplomatic chief Josep Borrell said at the weekend he was ready to meet Iranian leaders
  • The 2015 deal collapsed in 2018 when the US pulled out and President Donald Trump reimposed sanctions
By AFP - Arab News ·

Colin Powell dies, exemplary general stained by Iraq claims

Colin Powell dies, exemplary general stained by Iraq claims

  • As a four-star Army general, he was chairman of the military’s Joint Chiefs of Staff under President George H.W. Bush
  • Legacy marred when as secretary of state he made the case for US war against Iraq based on faulty intelligence
By AP ·

More than 150 Houthis killed, injured in Yemen’s Abedia: Arab coalition

More than 150 Houthis killed, injured in Yemen’s Abedia: Arab coalition

  • Yemeni FM meets with chief of the International Organization for Migration’s mission for Yemen
By Arab News ·

Saudi Arabia registers 2 COVID-19 deaths, 38 new infections

Saudi Arabia registers 2 COVID-19 deaths, 38 new infections

  • The health ministry says 52 patients have recovered from the virus in the past 24 hours
  • Municipalities close 35 businesses and issue fines to 72 others for violating precautionary measures
By Arab News ·

Special 3 Italians killed in car crash in Saudi Arabia

3 Italians killed in car crash in Saudi Arabia

By Francesco Bongarrà ·

Special Another 50 migrants rescued off Libyan coast in past two days

Another 50 migrants rescued off Libyan coast in past two days

  • Migrants picked up by humanitarian group Sea-Watch, which now has more than 400 rescued people on its vessel
  • More than 49,000 migrants have reached Italian shores so far this year according to the country’s Ministry of Interior
By Francesco Bongarrà ·

Special Egypt poverty rate falls 3% despite pandemic

Egypt poverty rate falls 3% despite pandemic

By Mohammed Abu Zaid ·

Special UK govt urged to make good on Shariah-compliant loans promise

UK govt urged to make good on Shariah-compliant loans promise

  • Survey: Thousands of Muslims miss out on university every year because they cannot access Shariah-compliant finance
  • Implementation of Islamic loan system a ‘question of political priority,’ expert tells Arab News
By Christopher Hamill-Stewart ·

Born in Sudan, Badawi moved to England when she was 2 years old. (File/AFP)

Sudanese-British BBC anchor Zainab Badawi on her role as new president of SOAS

  • Newly-appointed SOAS president, Zeinab Badawi, is a Sudanese-British television and radio journalist who is best known for hosting BBC’s “Hardtalk”
  • Throughout her successful journalistic career, Badawi interviewed some of the world’s most notable personalities and politicians
By LEEN FOUAD & TAREK ALI AHMAD ·

Born in Sudan, Badawi moved to England when she was 2 years old. (File/AFP)

Sudanese-British BBC anchor Zainab Badawi on her role as new president of SOAS

  • Newly-appointed SOAS president, Zeinab Badawi, is a Sudanese-British television and radio journalist who is best known for hosting BBC’s “Hardtalk”
  • Throughout her successful journalistic career, Badawi interviewed some of the world’s most notable personalities and politicians
By LEEN FOUAD & TAREK ALI AHMAD ·

Special Middle East personalities could be next Madame Tussauds Dubai wax models

Middle East personalities could be next Madame Tussauds Dubai wax models

video
  • The museum opened its 25th branch in Dubai last week
By Farah Heiba ·
Real Madrid star Benzema goes on trial in sextape case

Real Madrid star Benzema goes on trial in sextape case

  • Benzema, 33, stands accused of helping a group of alleged blackmailers to approach Valbuena in an attempt to extort money
  • The case centres on the role that Benzema is suspected of playing in the murky affair six years ago
By AFP ·