US ‘concerned’ by collapse of truce in Yemen; uncertain whether Iran is to blame

US ‘concerned’ by collapse of truce in Yemen; uncertain whether Iran is to blame

  • Washington’s special envoy for Yemen, Tim Lenderking, said “last-minute” demands and backtracking by Iran-backed Houthis had derailed extension talks
  • He said the United States would continue to help its Gulf Arab partners defend themselves
By RAY HANANIA ·

Update OPEC+ agrees output cut of 2 million barrels per day despite US concerns

OPEC+ agrees output cut of 2 million barrels per day despite US concerns

By Fahad Abujadayel - Donia Diaaeddine ·

Special How Iran is manipulating the online narrative to cover up its violent crackdown on protests

How Iran is manipulating the online narrative to cover up its violent crackdown on protests

  • Images of police brutality meted out on young Iranian protesters have gone viral on social platforms
  • To counter the spread of information, the regime has cut internet access and clamped down on social media
By Nadia Al-Faour ·

International publishers exhibit works for first time at Riyadh book fair

International publishers exhibit works for first time at Riyadh book fair

  • One of the exhibitors at the book fair was China Intercontinental Press, a publishing house founded in 1993 by the Chinese government to promote the country’s culture and history abroad
By Lama Al-Hamawi ·

Special Jason Greenblatt’s ‘In the Path of Abraham’ offers an inside track on the Middle East peace process graphic

Jason Greenblatt’s ‘In the Path of Abraham’ offers an inside track on the Middle East peace process

  • The Abraham Accords have normalized ties between Israel and an Arab quartet: UAE, Bahrain, Sudan and Morocco Kicker2:
  • Greenblatt says normalization will lead to a reasonable, peaceful settlement of the Middle East conflict
By David Romano ·

Special Yemen govt has ‘fully’ implemented UN-brokered truce, says FM

Yemen govt has ‘fully’ implemented UN-brokered truce, says FM

By Saeed Al-Batati ·

Special Italian judges’ association condemns Iran for crackdown on protesters

Italian judges’ association condemns Iran for crackdown on protesters

By Francesco Bongarrà ·

Putin makes Chechnya’s Kadyrov an army general

Putin makes Chechnya’s Kadyrov an army general

  • Kadyrov said Putin had "personally" informed him of the decision
  • "The President of Russia awarded me the rank of colonel general," Kadyrov said on Telegram
By AFP ·

TV remains more popular option among Saudis for watching the World Cup

TV remains more popular option among Saudis for watching the World Cup

  • Research by advertising company Digital Turbine found that despite the many other options, 58 percent of people in the Kingdom plan to watch at least some games on television
  • However, 86 percent said they will use more than one device to follow the World Cup action, with 55 percent intending to use their smartphones at least part of the time
By Arab News ·

TV remains more popular option among Saudis for watching the World Cup

TV remains more popular option among Saudis for watching the World Cup

  • Research by advertising company Digital Turbine found that despite the many other options, 58 percent of people in the Kingdom plan to watch at least some games on television
  • However, 86 percent said they will use more than one device to follow the World Cup action, with 55 percent intending to use their smartphones at least part of the time
By Arab News ·