Update Saudi Arabia’s Prince Faisal bin Farhan meets his Austrian counterpart Alexander Schallenberg during his official visit to Vienna. (SPA)

Saudi Arabia will judge new Iran president Raisi by ‘reality on the ground’: FM

  • Prince Faisal says ‘very concerned’ about unanswered questions on Iran’s nuclear program
  • Austrian foreign minister: Houthi attacks on Saudi Arabia are unacceptable
By Arab News ·

Special Battle for Marib deals severe blow to Houthis

Battle for Marib deals severe blow to Houthis

  • Yemeni government vows to defeat Houthis as fighting rages outside Marib
  • Austrian FM: Houthi attacks on Saudi Arabia are unacceptable
By Saeed Al-Batati ·

Update US blocks websites linked to Iranian disinformation including Press TV and Houthi's Al-Masirah

US blocks websites linked to Iranian disinformation including Press TV and Houthi's Al-Masirah

  • Iranian news agencies said that the US government had seized several Iranian media websites
By Reuters ·

Arabic calligraphy’s fusion with Japanese Kanji captures beauty of both worlds

Arabic calligraphy’s fusion with Japanese Kanji captures beauty of both worlds

  • My enthusiasm for Kanji script started six years ago, says Saudi designer and calligrapher Noha Raheem
By Nada Hameed ·

Iran likely had failed rocket launch, preparing for another

Iran likely had failed rocket launch, preparing for another

  • Satellite photos from Planet Labs Inc. and Maxar Technologies show preparations at the spaceport on June 6
  • As with other failed launches, Iranian state media did not acknowledged it took place
By AP ·

Special 90 detained Egyptians in Libya released

90 detained Egyptians in Libya released

By Mohammed Abu Zaid ·

Special Egyptian leader backs Greek PM on eastern Med issues

Egyptian leader backs Greek PM on eastern Med issues

By Mohammed Abu Zaid ·

New Zealand on edge after virus-infected Australian visits

New Zealand on edge after virus-infected Australian visits

  • The country’s response has been among the most effective in the world and the isolated nation of 5 million people has recorded just 26 COVID-19 deaths.
By AP ·

Cruises set to return to Abu Dhabi in September 2021

Cruises set to return to Abu Dhabi in September 2021

  • About 500,000 cruise visitors arrived in the UAE capital in 2019, a 46 percent year-on-year increase
By Arab News ·

In response to the court ruling a YouTube spokesperson said: “YouTube is a leader in copyright and supports rights holders being paid their fair share.” (File/AFP)

YouTube wins user copyright fight in top EU court ruling

  • Youtube wins long-running copyright-infringement fight against the European Union.
  • Last year, the EU overhauled law requiring YouTube, Facebook’s Instagram and other sharing platforms to install filters to prevent users from uploading copyrighted materials.
By Reuters ·

In response to the court ruling a YouTube spokesperson said: “YouTube is a leader in copyright and supports rights holders being paid their fair share.” (File/AFP)

YouTube wins user copyright fight in top EU court ruling

  • Youtube wins long-running copyright-infringement fight against the European Union.
  • Last year, the EU overhauled law requiring YouTube, Facebook’s Instagram and other sharing platforms to install filters to prevent users from uploading copyrighted materials.
By Reuters ·

Special Rags to riches: Italian project launched to help refugees, migrants start fashion career

Rags to riches: Italian project launched to help refugees, migrants start fashion career

  • “Fashion Deserves the World” is an initiative by the National Chamber of Italian Fashion (Camera della Moda)
  • Project will give the young refugees and migrants an opportunity to study fashion and find work in Italian companies
By Francesco Bongarra  ·
WHO concerned about eased virus curbs around Euro 2020

WHO concerned about eased virus curbs around Euro 2020

  • WHO is concerned about easing of restrictions in some of the host countries, said a WHO official
  • Britain Tuesday said over 60,000 spectators will be allowed at London’s Wembley stadium semi-finals and final
By AFP ·