Update Saudi Arabia’s Prince Faisal bin Farhan meets his Austrian counterpart Alexander Schallenberg during his official visit to Vienna. (SPA)

Saudi Arabia will judge new Iran president Raisi by ‘reality on the ground’: FM

  • Prince Faisal says ‘very concerned’ about unanswered questions on Iran’s nuclear program
  • Austrian foreign minister: Houthi attacks on Saudi Arabia are unacceptable
By Arab News ·

Update US blocks websites linked to Iranian disinformation including Press TV and Houthi's Al-Masirah

US blocks websites linked to Iranian disinformation including Press TV and Houthi's Al-Masirah

  • Iranian news agencies said that the US government had seized several Iranian media websites
By Reuters ·

Saudi air defenses intercept drone launched by Yemen’s Houthi militia toward Khamis Mushait

Saudi air defenses intercept drone launched by Yemen’s Houthi militia toward Khamis Mushait

  • The Arab coalition said this was the latest example of the Iran-backed Houthis deliberately targeting civilians and civilian targets
By Arab News ·

Arabic calligraphy’s fusion with Japanese captures beauty of both worlds

Arabic calligraphy’s fusion with Japanese captures beauty of both worlds

  • My enthusiasm for Kanji script started six years ago, says Saudi designer and calligrapher Noha Raheem
By Nada Hameed ·

Special 90 detained Egyptians in Libya released

90 detained Egyptians in Libya released

  • Mohamed Tharwat Selim said the Egyptian Embassy in Tripoli succeeded in resolving the matter in coordination with relevant Libyan authorities
By Mohammed Abu Zaid ·

Special Egyptian leader backs Greek PM on eastern Med issues

Egyptian leader backs Greek PM on eastern Med issues

By Mohammed Abu Zaid ·

Special Battle for Marib deals severe blow to Houthis

Battle for Marib deals severe blow to Houthis

By Saeed Al-Batati ·

Special Specter of Arctic standoff looms as melting sea ice upsets geostrategic balance  graphic

Specter of Arctic standoff looms as melting sea ice upsets geostrategic balance 

  • Climate change is disrupting the environmental balance of the Arctic with potential global ramifications 
  • Arctic states are jostling for control of shipping lanes, natural resources and strategic advantage as polar ice retreats
By Cornelia Meyer ·

Italy’s Lamborghini eyes big opportunities in Saudi market

Italy’s Lamborghini eyes big opportunities in Saudi market

  • Super-car manufacturer said its Urus SUV has been a ‘game-changer’ for growth in the Kingdom
By Frank Kane ·

In response to the court ruling a YouTube spokesperson said: “YouTube is a leader in copyright and supports rights holders being paid their fair share.” (File/AFP)

YouTube wins user copyright fight in top EU court ruling

  • Youtube wins long-running copyright-infringement fight against the European Union.
  • Last year, the EU overhauled law requiring YouTube, Facebook’s Instagram and other sharing platforms to install filters to prevent users from uploading copyrighted materials.
By Reuters ·

In response to the court ruling a YouTube spokesperson said: “YouTube is a leader in copyright and supports rights holders being paid their fair share.” (File/AFP)

YouTube wins user copyright fight in top EU court ruling

  • Youtube wins long-running copyright-infringement fight against the European Union.
  • Last year, the EU overhauled law requiring YouTube, Facebook’s Instagram and other sharing platforms to install filters to prevent users from uploading copyrighted materials.
By Reuters ·

Special Rags to riches: Italian project launched to help refugees, migrants start fashion career

Rags to riches: Italian project launched to help refugees, migrants start fashion career

  • “Fashion Deserves the World” is an initiative by the National Chamber of Italian Fashion (Camera della Moda)
  • Project will give the young refugees and migrants an opportunity to study fashion and find work in Italian companies
By Francesco Bongarra  ·
WHO concerned about eased virus curbs around Euro 2020

WHO concerned about eased virus curbs around Euro 2020

  • WHO is concerned about easing of restrictions in some of the host countries, said a WHO official
  • Britain Tuesday said over 60,000 spectators will be allowed at London’s Wembley stadium semi-finals and final
By AFP ·