Update Iraqi PM welcomed to Saudi Arabia by Crown Prince

Iraqi PM welcomed to Saudi Arabia by Crown Prince

By Arab News ·

Update Norway shaken by attack that kills 2 during Pride festival

Norway shaken by attack that kills 2 during Pride festival

  • The 42-year-old Norwegian citizen originally from Iran was arrested after opening fire at three locations
  • The service’s acting chief, Roger Berg, called the attack an extremist terror act and said the suspect had a “long history of violence and threats,” as well as mental health issues
By AP ·

Tunisian interior ministry says there are threats to president’s life

Tunisian interior ministry says there are threats to president’s life

  • The ministry said both internal and external elements were involved in plans targeting the president
  • An attacker was arrested after injuring two police while targeting a security point outside a Tunis synagogue overnight
By Arab News ·

Exclusive Lauding social reforms in Saudi Arabia, Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio says Rome ready to support kingdom photos

Lauding social reforms in Saudi Arabia, Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio says Rome ready to support kingdom

  • The two G20 members are committed to continue working in the "same spirit of cooperation and solidarity for strong sustainable and inclusive growth"
  • Di Maio to co-chair 12th session of Saudi-Italian Joint Commission with KSA Finance Minister Mohammed Al-Jadaan
By Francesco Bongarra  ·

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan delivers a speech during his party’s parliamentary group meeting in Ankara

Erdogan signals no progress on Sweden’s NATO bid

  • Erdogan told Stoltenberg that ‘Sweden and Finland should take concrete and sincere steps’ against outlawed Kurdish militants
By AFP ·

Smoke billows over the oil refinery outside the town of Lysychansk, amid Russia's military invasion launched on Ukraine. (AFP)

Russians ‘fully occupy’ Severodonetsk, focus shifts to Lysychansk

  • Millions of Ukrainians have fled their homes and their country since the invasion, most to neighboring Poland
  • Russia has intensified its offensive in the northern city of Kharkiv in recent days
By AFP ·

Two-time Wimbledon champion Kvitova, Fritz win Eastbourne titles

Two-time Wimbledon champion Kvitova, Fritz win Eastbourne titles

  • Kvitova earned her first grass-court title in four years — and 29th trophy of her singles career — after breaking Ostapenko, the defending champion, early in both sets of the final and feasting on the Latvian’s second serve
By AP ·