US to Iran: Grant inspectors access to workshop or face action at UN nuclear watchdog

US to Iran: Grant inspectors access to workshop or face action at UN nuclear watchdog

  • Workshop at the TESA Karaj complex makes components for centrifuges, machines that enrich uranium
By Reuters ·

Update Israeli PM: Iran nuclear program ‘has hit watershed moment’

Israeli PM: Iran nuclear program ‘has hit watershed moment’

  • Naftali Bennett: Tehran ‘seeks to dominate the region under its nuclear umbrella’
  • ‘Israel won’t allow Iran to acquire a nuclear weapon’
By ALI YOUNES ·

Update Judge suspends probe into Lebanon port blast amid challenges

Judge suspends probe into Lebanon port blast amid challenges

  • Judge Tarek Bitar is the second judge to lead the complicated and thorny investigation
By AP ·

Special Jordan to reopen key Syria border crossing

Jordan to reopen key Syria border crossing

By Raed Omari ·

Update Jordan’s Crown Prince Hussein contracts COVID-19

Jordan’s Crown Prince Hussein contracts COVID-19

By Raed Omari ·

Saudi Arabia registers 5 COVID-19 deaths, 59 new cases

Saudi Arabia registers 5 COVID-19 deaths, 59 new cases

  • The Kingdom says 78 patients had recovered from the virus in the past 24 hours
  • Over 41.7 million doses of the coronavirus vaccine have been administered to date across KSA
By Arab News ·

Social media users circulated photos posted by Afghans of large coffins, a small sarcophagus, small wooden statues and other historical pieces in Herat. (Shutterstock/Illustrative)

Egypt to probe alleged Pharaonic artifacts in Afghanistan

  • An Afghan official said some of these artifacts are “fake and worthless”
By Mohammed Abu Zaid ·

Taliban threatening families of Afghan students in UK

Taliban threatening families of Afghan students in UK

  • Under British Foreign Office rules, students could only be accompanied by “immediate family” such as spouses or children under the age of 18
By Arab News ·

Saudi Arabia to borrow extra $6bn; plans green bonds: Head of KSA’s debt office

Saudi Arabia to borrow extra $6bn; plans green bonds: Head of KSA’s debt office

  • The Gulf has seen a surge of interest in ESG-related initiatives and deals amid growing awareness
  • Saudi Arabia has recently hired banks to advise it on a sustainability financing framework
By Fahad Abuljadayel ·

Instagram pausing Instagram Kids after pushback

Instagram pausing Instagram Kids after pushback

  • Instagram puts Instagram kids on hold so it can address concerns about the vulnerability of younger users
  • The company instead will be expanding opt-in parental supervision tools to teen accounts of those 13 and older.

Instagram pausing Instagram Kids after pushback

Instagram pausing Instagram Kids after pushback

  • Instagram puts Instagram kids on hold so it can address concerns about the vulnerability of younger users
  • The company instead will be expanding opt-in parental supervision tools to teen accounts of those 13 and older.