Iran says drone attack targets defense facility in Isfahan

Iran says drone attack targets defense facility in Isfahan

  • The strike caused only minor damage to the roof of a building but no casualties
  • There have been a number of explosions and fires around Iranian military, nuclear and industrial facilities in the past few years
By Agencies ·

Update Blinken lands in Cairo for start of Mideast visit

Blinken lands in Cairo for start of Mideast visit

  • In his fourth trip to the region, Blinken is expected to use US influence to notch down Israeli-Palestinian tensions after an eruption of violence
By AFP ·

Special Unified global effort to repair Earth’s ozone layer infuses new life into climate change fight graphic

Unified global effort to repair Earth’s ozone layer infuses new life into climate change fight

  • Scientists say the hole in the planet’s shield, first detected in the 1980s, will return to normal by around 2066 
  • Same cooperation seen under the 1987 Montreal Protocol needed to slow global warming, say experts
By Jonathan Gornall ·

Nicole Marie Rodgers, who is originally from Columbus, Georgia, allegedly stabbed Algheraibi in the neck. (Philadelphia Police)

Suspect in murder of Saudi student set for Feb. 13 court hearing in Philadelphia

  • Alwaleed Algheraibi, 25, stabbed in the neck
  • Bail denied for accused Nicole Marie Rodgers, 19
By RAY HANANIA ·

Update Blinken lands in Cairo for start of Mideast visit

Blinken lands in Cairo for start of Mideast visit

  • In his fourth trip to the region, Blinken is expected to use US influence to notch down Israeli-Palestinian tensions after an eruption of violence
By AFP ·

Special Taliban raise concerns over ‘problems’ faced by Afghan refugees in Iran 

Taliban raise concerns over ‘problems’ faced by Afghan refugees in Iran 

  • About 3 million Afghans are living in Iran, most of whom are undocumented 
  • Afghan refugees in Iran face many hardships, including abuse by Iranian authorities 
By PARWIZ KAROKHAIL ·

Twitter says users will be able to appeal account suspension

Twitter says users will be able to appeal account suspension

  • Under the new criteria, Twitter accounts will only be suspended for severe or ongoing and repeat violations of the platform’s policies
By Reuters ·

Twitter says users will be able to appeal account suspension

Twitter says users will be able to appeal account suspension

  • Under the new criteria, Twitter accounts will only be suspended for severe or ongoing and repeat violations of the platform’s policies
By Reuters ·

Djokovic wins Australian Open to equal Nadal’s Grand Slam record

Djokovic wins Australian Open to equal Nadal’s Grand Slam record

  • Djokovic defeated the Greek third seed Tsitsipas 6-3, 7-6 (7/4), 7-6 (7/5) at the Rod Laver Arena
  • The Serb’s dominant win drew him level with Nadal on a record 22 Slams, two clear of now-retired Roger Federer
By AFP ·

Special Saudi Arabia plans 20-year motorsports high tech growth program

Saudi Arabia plans 20-year motorsports high tech growth program

By Lama Alhamawi  ·