Update Guilty: Trump becomes first former US president convicted of felony crimes

Guilty: Trump becomes first former US president convicted of felony crimes

  • Former president, all but certain to appeal, did not immediately react
By AP ·

Saudi foreign minister praises China’s support for Gaza ceasefire efforts

Saudi foreign minister praises China’s support for Gaza ceasefire efforts

  • Prince Faisal reiterated calls for an immediate and permanent ceasefire in Gaza and an uninterrupted flow of aid into the enclave
By Arab News ·

Saudi Aramco said on Thursday it plans to sell 1.545 billion shares worth more than $10 billion. (Supplied)

Aramco says to offer shares worth over $10 billion on Saudi bourse

  • It is the firm’s second listing after an initial public offering in December 2019 that raised $25.6 billion, the biggest flotation in history
By Arab News ·

Saudi Arabia participates in GCC finance, municipal affairs meetings in Qatar

Saudi Arabia participates in GCC finance, municipal affairs meetings in Qatar

  • Ministers review topics related to enhancing economic cooperation
By Arab News ·

Houthi leader says 129 ships attacked during Red Sea campaign

Houthi leader says 129 ships attacked during Red Sea campaign

  • US Central Command says its forces destroyed new wave of drones and missiles fired by the militia
By Saeed Al-Batati ·

Biden allows Ukraine to use US-supplied arms to strike inside Russia near Kharkiv area, say US officials

Biden allows Ukraine to use US-supplied arms to strike inside Russia near Kharkiv area, say US officials

  • Biden has come under increasing pressure from a desperate Ukraine to ease his ban, but had so far resisted amid fears it could drag NATO into direct conflict with Moscow
  • Some countries including Britain and the Netherlands say Kyiv has the right to use their weapons to strike military targets in Russia
By AFP - Reuters ·

GCC countries to lead Mideast energy transition 

GCC countries to lead Mideast energy transition 

  • Saudi Arabia, UAE, and Oman to account for two-third of region’s solar capacity
By Arab News ·

Labour Party dumps UK election candidate over 10-year-old tweets about Israel and Islamophobia

Labour Party dumps UK election candidate over 10-year-old tweets about Israel and Islamophobia

  • Faiza Shaheen blocked from standing for the party at the General Election on July 4 because of a handful of interactions on social media platform X over the past decade
  • The tweets include one about her experience of Islamophobia in the party, and a clip from The Daily Show in which host Jon Stewart discussed Israel’s actions in Gaza in 2014
By Arab News ·

Labour Party dumps UK election candidate over 10-year-old tweets about Israel and Islamophobia

Labour Party dumps UK election candidate over 10-year-old tweets about Israel and Islamophobia

  • Faiza Shaheen blocked from standing for the party at the General Election on July 4 because of a handful of interactions on social media platform X over the past decade
  • The tweets include one about her experience of Islamophobia in the party, and a clip from The Daily Show in which host Jon Stewart discussed Israel’s actions in Gaza in 2014
By Arab News ·