IAEA representative carries out in inspection at nuclear power plant of Natanz, Iran. (AFP file photo)

US options when Iran nuclear deal talks resume

  • The goal is to buy some time, as Tehran is much closer to possessing a nuclear bomb than before
By AFP ·

Demonstrators carry banners and flags during a protest in front of the Justice Palace after a probe into Beirut blast was frozen, in Beirut. (Reuters)

Lebanon judiciary stands firm despite Hezbollah allegations

  • Judges resigning in protest at poor conditions
  • Party has been disrupting Cabinet sessions
By NAJIA HOUSSARI ·

Early global response to omicron variant could save lives, says Saudi virologist

Early global response to omicron variant could save lives, says Saudi virologist

  • As of Sunday, Saudi Arabia's Health Ministry said that no omicron cases had been detected in the country so far
  • Kingdom suspended flights from 14 African countries
By Rawan Radwan ·

Arab coalition hits military targets in Yemen’s Sanaa

Arab coalition hits military targets in Yemen’s Sanaa

  • The coalition says Sanaa airport has become a military base for IRGC and Hezbollah experts
  • It also launched 15 operations targeting the Houthi militia in Marib and Al-Jouf
By Arab News ·

Migrants jailed in UK for guiding dinghies fight convictions

Migrants jailed in UK for guiding dinghies fight convictions

  • Landmark judgment in April saw Iranian asylum seeker freed after steering small vessel
By Arab News ·

Jordan’s draft 2022 budget forecasts $15 billion in state spending

Jordan’s draft 2022 budget forecasts $15 billion in state spending

  • The government foresaw total revenues next year at 8.9 billion dinars, with 848 million in foreign grants
  • It has raised capital spending to 1.5 billion dinars, a 43 percent rise from the previous year
By Reuters ·

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison gestures during a press conference at Parliament House in Canberra, Thursday, Nov. 25, 2021. (AP)

Australia to introduce new laws to force media platforms to unmask online trolls

  • The new legislation will introduce a complaints mechanism, so that if somebody thinks they are being defamed, bullied or attacked on social media, they will be able to require the platform to take the material down
By Reuters ·

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison gestures during a press conference at Parliament House in Canberra, Thursday, Nov. 25, 2021. (AP)

Australia to introduce new laws to force media platforms to unmask online trolls

  • The new legislation will introduce a complaints mechanism, so that if somebody thinks they are being defamed, bullied or attacked on social media, they will be able to require the platform to take the material down
By Reuters ·