The helicopter carrying Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi takes off at the Iranian border with Azerbaijan.

Intense search for Iran’s President Raisi after helicopter ‘accident’

  • Expressions of concern and offers to help came from abroad, including Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Qatar and Turkiye, as well as from the European Union
By AFP ·

Video footage shows Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi (L) with an unidentified memeber of his delegation on board a helicopter.

Saudi Arabia leads offers to help Iran after crash of helicopter carrying President Raisi

  • The Foreign Ministry said the Kingdom was following reports about the crash with “great concern” 
  • Qatar said it is ready to provide “all forms of support” for Iran’s search efforts after the helicopter crash
By Arab News ·

Saudi crown prince meets White House national security adviser Sullivan

Saudi crown prince meets White House national security adviser Sullivan

  • Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received the US official in Dhahran
  • Their discussions included Saudi-US strategic relations, the Gaza War and Palestinian statehood
By Arab News ·

UN aid chief warns of ‘apocalyptic’ consequences of Gaza shortages

UN aid chief warns of ‘apocalyptic’ consequences of Gaza shortages

  • Famine is “looming,” UN’s humanitarian chief Martin Griffiths said
By AFP ·

Elon Musk launches Starlink service in Indonesia

Elon Musk launches Starlink service in Indonesia

  • Indonesia is the third Southeast Asian country where Starlink will operate
  • Starlink expected to improve internet access for thousands of Indonesian health centers 
By Sheany Yasuko Lai ·

EU bans 4 more Russian media outlets from broadcasting in the bloc, citing disinformation

EU bans 4 more Russian media outlets from broadcasting in the bloc, citing disinformation

  • The EU has already suspended Russia Today and Sputnik among several other outlets since February 2022
By AP ·

EU bans 4 more Russian media outlets from broadcasting in the bloc, citing disinformation

EU bans 4 more Russian media outlets from broadcasting in the bloc, citing disinformation

  • The EU has already suspended Russia Today and Sputnik among several other outlets since February 2022
By AP ·