Saudi Arabia breaks up Iran-trained terrorist cell

  • 10 members of the cell have been arrested
  • Identities of the suspects will not be revealed at the present time
By Arab News ·

Armenian, Azeri forces accuse each of shelling far from Karabakh

  • Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev said 10 civilians had been killed by Armenian shelling since Sunday
  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel has urged an immediate end to the fighting in the region of Nagorny Karabakh
By AFP ·

G20 backs Saudi Arabia’s circular carbon economy strategy

  • Energy ministers from world’s leading economies endorse ‘holistic, integrated, inclusive and pragmatic approach to managing emissions’ 

By Frank Kane ·

King Salman receives closing statement of the Science Group Summit

  • The closing statement of the meeting included 10 recommendations, which will be submitted to the G20 heads of state
By Arab News ·

Israelis jam Jerusalem streets over bill to curb protests

  • A large convoy of cars clogged the streets surrounding the Knesset
  • The demonstrators have called on Netanyahu to resign
By AP ·

Philippine president Duterte calls out Facebook after ‘arbitrary shutdown’ of accounts

  • ‘You know, Facebook, insurgency is about overturning government’
  • ‘What would be the point of allowing you to continue if you cannot help us?’
By AP ·

Singapore Airlines drops ‘flights to nowhere’ after outcry

  • Several carriers have been offering short flights that start and end at the same airport to raise cash
By AFP ·

Saudi Arabia celebrates 20th year of first Olympic medal win

  • Hadi Souan scooped silver in Sydney at 29; athlete says success was for whole nation
By Arab News ·


Al-Nassr on target for first Asian crown

By John Duerden ·


Al Arabiya team harassed for covering beIN’s Al-Khelaifi corruption trial

  • Al-Fridhi can be seen reporting from outside the court in Switzerland when two men standing behind him begin taking pictures and speaking loudly in an attempt to disrupt the coverage
  • The men also hurled insults and used derogatory terms, Al-Fridhi said, before flashing an image of the Qatari Emir Tamim Al-Thani