Update Security guard killed in Qatar Embassy attack in Paris

Security guard killed in Qatar Embassy attack in Paris

  • The Paris prosecutor’s office said it had opened a criminal investigation for manslaughter
By Reuters ·

Update Ukraine’s Zelensky tells Davos elite ‘no need for further meetings’ if brute force prevails

Ukraine’s Zelensky tells Davos elite ‘no need for further meetings’ if brute force prevails

  • Virtual speech to business leaders and government officials delivered to World Economic Forum annual summit participants
  • Ukraine president accused Russia of blocking critical food supplies, such as wheat and sunflower oil, from leaving its ports
By Jonathan Gornall ·

Emir says Qatar is ready to contribute to every effort to mediate between Russia and Ukraine

Emir says Qatar is ready to contribute to every effort to mediate between Russia and Ukraine

  • Sheikh Tamim criticized governments for double standards on value of people based on religion and race
  • Emir hit out at what he called unprecedented attacks on Qatar becoming first Arab country to host FIFA World Cup
By Zaynab Khojji ·

Since the beginning of the project, as many as 339,431 mines have been dismantled. (SPA)

1,339 Houthi mines dismantled in Yemen

  • The project aims to assist the Yemeni people to effectively address the human tragedy caused by landmines, UXO and IEDs, create resilience within communities and empower them to take long-term responsibility
By SPA ·

The logo of the World Health Organization is seen at the WHO headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. (AP file photo)

WHO says no urgent need for mass monkeypox vaccinations

  • The primary measures to control the outbreak are contact tracing and isolation, Pebody said, noting that it is not a virus that spreads very easily, nor has it so far caused serious disease
By Reuters ·

Special WEF: Economists warn of deepening human misery amid global economic fragmentation 

WEF: Economists warn of deepening human misery amid global economic fragmentation 

  • Experts warn the pandemic and war in Ukraine have exacerbated the trend towards “deglobalization” 
  • Chief Economists Outlook forecast warns inflation and supply chain disruption will deepen food insecurity 
By Arab News ·

Facebook Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg. (AFP)

Facebook’s Zuckerberg targeted in US privacy lawsuit

  • “Zuckerberg is not just a figurehead at Facebook; he is personally involved in nearly every decision the company makes,” Washington Attorney General Karl Racine wrote in the suit
By AFP ·

Facebook Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg. (AFP)

Facebook’s Zuckerberg targeted in US privacy lawsuit

  • “Zuckerberg is not just a figurehead at Facebook; he is personally involved in nearly every decision the company makes,” Washington Attorney General Karl Racine wrote in the suit
By AFP ·