Update  Israeli Air Force F-35 fighter jets fly over the Mediterranean Sea. (REUTERS file photo)

Syria says fires extinguished at Latakia’s port following Israeli ‘aggression’

  • Israel has mounted frequent attacks against what it has described as Iranian targets in Syria
By Reuters ·

Special Mikati holds key meetings in effort to restore Arab trust in Lebanon

Mikati holds key meetings in effort to restore Arab trust in Lebanon

  • Interior minister says steps will be taken to prevent smuggling and combat the drugs threat
By NAJIA HOUSSARI ·

Saudi Arabia, Oman agree to strengthen media and business competitiveness

Saudi Arabia, Oman agree to strengthen media and business competitiveness

  • On the eve of Saudi Crown Prince Salman’s arrival in Muscat, Saudi Arabia and Oman signed 13 memoranda of understanding, reportedly worth more than $10 billion and covering several sectors
By Arab News ·

Beirut blast probe judge cleared to continue investigation

Beirut blast probe judge cleared to continue investigation

  • A Beirut court rejected the last of the suits preventing Tarek Bitar from questioning top officials
By Reuters ·

Austria plans to lift lockdown, but not for the unvaccinated

Austria plans to lift lockdown, but not for the unvaccinated

  • A week before that general lockdown, people not fully vaccinated against coronavirus had been placed under lockdown
  • Details still need to be ironed out at a meeting on Wednesday between the government and the influential governors of Austria’s nine provinces
By Reuters ·

Inflation in eurozone economies is transitory: IMF

Inflation in eurozone economies is transitory: IMF

  • The reason the IMF gave this assessment is that the hikes in consumer prices didn’t turn into wage increases
By Arab News ·

Rohingya Muslim children refugees, who crossed over from Myanmar into Bangladesh, wait squashed against each other to receive food handouts at Thaingkhali refugee camp, Bangladesh on Oct. 21, 2017. (AP)

Rohingya refugees sue Facebook for $150 billion over Myanmar violence

  • Facebook has said it is protected from liability over content posted by users by a US Internet law known as Section 230, which holds that online platforms are not liable for content posted by third parties
By Reuters ·

Rohingya Muslim children refugees, who crossed over from Myanmar into Bangladesh, wait squashed against each other to receive food handouts at Thaingkhali refugee camp, Bangladesh on Oct. 21, 2017. (AP)

Rohingya refugees sue Facebook for $150 billion over Myanmar violence

  • Facebook has said it is protected from liability over content posted by users by a US Internet law known as Section 230, which holds that online platforms are not liable for content posted by third parties
By Reuters ·