Update Three people have been killed and six injured in a fuel tanker explosion in Abu Dhabi. (Reuters/ File)

Three killed, six wounded after Houthi drone attack in Abu Dhabi

  • Investigations indicate that fragments, possibly belonging to drones, caused explosion and fire
  • 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 Senior European politicians call for UN probe into 1988 Iran massacres

Senior European politicians call for UN probe into 1988 Iran massacres

  • Ex-Belgian PM Guy Verhofstadt likens killings of 30,000 political prisoners to ‘genocide’
  • Ex-UK Parliament speaker: Iran’s president ‘must be prosecuted for crimes against humanity. He’s a disgrace’
By Christopher Hamill-Stewart ·

Far-right presidential candidate Eric Zemmour at the Foreign Press Association headquarters, in Paris on Jan. 17, 2022. Zemmour was convicted of inciting racial hatred over 2020 comments he made about unaccompanied migrant children. (AP)

Far-right presidential contender convicted of hate speech

  • A Paris court ordered Zemmour to pay a fine of €10,000
  • Zemmour said he will appeal the decision
By AP ·

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 ·

Russia demands Facebook unblock foreign ministry-linked page

Russia demands Facebook unblock foreign ministry-linked page

  • Russia demanded that Facebook immediately lift all restrictions on the official page of Russian foreign ministry
  • The block was instigated on Friday for publishing “illegal content”

Russia demands Facebook unblock foreign ministry-linked page

Russia demands Facebook unblock foreign ministry-linked page

  • Russia demanded that Facebook immediately lift all restrictions on the official page of Russian foreign ministry
  • The block was instigated on Friday for publishing “illegal content”