Update A storage facility belonging to ADNOC in the Msaffah industrial district in Abu Dhabi. Three people were killed in a suspected drone attack that set off a blast and a fire. (AFP)

Three killed by Houthi drone attack in Abu Dhabi

  • ADNOC tweeted statement saying it was “deeply saddened” by the death of three of its employees
  • Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi movement said it had carried out an attack on the UAE
By Arab News ·

Update Men stand outside a storage facility of ADNOC in Abu Dhabi, on Jan. 17, 2022. Three people were killed in a suspected drone attack on ADNOC facilities on Monday. (AFP)

Saudi Arabia leads global condemnation of Houthi attack targeting Abu Dhabi

  • Kingdom affirmed full support for UAE in the face of all threats to its security and stability
  • The UAE said it reserves the right to respond to the attack
By Arab News ·

Coalition in Yemen destroys 8 drones targeting Saudi Arabia

Coalition in Yemen destroys 8 drones targeting Saudi Arabia

  • A number of the explosive-laden drones were launched from Sanaa airport
  • Coalition kills 230 Houthi militants in 39 targeting operations in Yemen’s Marib
By Arab News ·

Special Protest by families of Beirut blast victims brings Palace of Justice to standstill

Protest by families of Beirut blast victims brings Palace of Justice to standstill

  • Relatives express anger over ‘obstruction and evasion of justice’ and say they support investigating Judge Tarek Bitar ‘more than ever’
By NAJIA HOUSSARI ·

Special ‘Serb crimes still fresh in Kosovar memories’ on Recak massacre anniversary graphic

‘Serb crimes still fresh in Kosovar memories’ on Recak massacre anniversary

  • Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Lulzim Mjeku appeals for justice and preservation of peace in the Western Balkans
  • Comments come as Kosovar Albanians mark 23rd anniversary of 1999 killing that spurred NATO intervention
By NOOR NUGALI ·

Special South Korea seeks to boost clean energy efforts with UAE cooperation

South Korea seeks to boost clean energy efforts with UAE cooperation

  • Seoul and Abu Dhabi reach landmark $3.5 billion defense agreement — largest in South Korea’s arms history
  • President Moon Jae-in scheduled to travel to Saudi Arabia on Tuesday
By BRIAN KIM ·

German journalist acquitted of terror charges in Turkey

German journalist acquitted of terror charges in Turkey

  • Mesale Tolu was accused of engaging in terror propaganda and being a member of a banned left-wing group
  • Reporters Without Borders ranks Turkey at 153 out of 180 countries in its World Press Freedom Index of 2021
By AP ·

German journalist acquitted of terror charges in Turkey

German journalist acquitted of terror charges in Turkey

  • Mesale Tolu was accused of engaging in terror propaganda and being a member of a banned left-wing group
  • Reporters Without Borders ranks Turkey at 153 out of 180 countries in its World Press Freedom Index of 2021
By AP ·