Iran scraps morality police after months of deadly protests

Iran scraps morality police after months of deadly protests

  • The morality police — known formally as the Gasht-e Ershad or “Guidance Patrol” — were established under hard-line president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
By AFP ·

Two killed as demonstrators storm governor’s office in southern Syria

Two killed as demonstrators storm governor’s office in southern Syria

  • Syria’s pro-regime media said tens of ‘outlaws’ stormed the governor’s office
By Reuters ·

Update OPEC+ maintains status quo on output amid fresh price cap on Russian oil 

OPEC+ maintains status quo on output amid fresh price cap on Russian oil 

  • OPEC+ agreed to cut output by 2 million barrels per day earlier in October
By Nirmal Narayanan  - Donia Diaaeddine ·

HMS Hail commissioned into Saudi Arabia’s naval service

HMS Hail commissioned into Saudi Arabia’s naval service

  • This is the third ship to be launched, following Al-Jubail and Al-Diriya, as part of the Sarawat project
By Arab News ·

GCC education bureau to partner with Jordanian teaching academy

GCC education bureau to partner with Jordanian teaching academy

  • Agreement outlines plans for joint professional development programs
By Arab News ·

Chinese cities relax testing rules as zero COVID-19 policy eases

Chinese cities relax testing rules as zero COVID-19 policy eases

  • Local authorities have begun a slow rollback of the restrictions that have governed daily life for years
  • Chinese authorities on Monday reported 29,724 new domestic COVID-19 cases
By AFP ·

Saudi Arabia’s Capital Market Authority approves regulations of market-marking and procedures

Saudi Arabia’s Capital Market Authority approves regulations of market-marking and procedures

  • The CMA’s approval aims to regulate the activities of listed securities market-making, and impacts resulted from approving the market making registration application
By Arab News ·

England subdue Senegal to book France clash in World Cup quarters

England subdue Senegal to book France clash in World Cup quarters

  • Jordan Henderson and Harry Kane put Senegal to the sword with a pair of clinical finishes before half-time
  • Bukayo Saka added a third, but it was Jude Bellingham’s prodigious work-rate and burgeoning quality in possession that allowed England to turn the tide
By AFP ·