video Hajj pilgrims arrive in Arafat, attend annual sermon

Hajj pilgrims arrive in Arafat, attend annual sermon

  • Arafat is where Prophet Muhammad gave his final sermon more than 144 decades ago
video By Ghadi Joudah - MOHAMMED AL-KINANI ·

Ukraine peace process will need compromise, says Saudi foreign minister video

Ukraine peace process will need compromise, says Saudi foreign minister

  • Prince Faisal bin Farhan speaks after arrival in Switzerland
By Arab News ·

‘Miscalculation’ could lead to wider Hezbollah-Israel conflict, say UN officials

‘Miscalculation’ could lead to wider Hezbollah-Israel conflict, say UN officials

  • “The danger of miscalculation leading to a sudden and wider conflict is very real,” the two officials said
  • The United States and France are working on a negotiated settlement to the hostilities along Lebanon’s southern border
By Reuters ·

SalaamVR allows injured and hospitalized pilgrims the chance to experience a virtual Makkah. (SyncVR)

Seeing is believing for these virtual pilgrims

  • Dutch medtech firm offers bedbound worshippers a high-tech Hajj experience
By Nada Alturki ·

Beirut airport busy with Eid visitors despite tense security situation

Beirut airport busy with Eid visitors despite tense security situation

  • Motorcyclist killed in Israeli drone strike as Hezbollah keeps up retaliatory attacks
  • Festival brings challenges for Lebanese forced to flee their homes
By NAJIA HOUSSARI ·

Saudi firms enhance CSR initiatives to boost community well-being

Saudi firms enhance CSR initiatives to boost community well-being

  • Concept of giving back to the host community rapidly gaining traction in the business sector
By MOHAMMED AL-KINANI ·

Indonesia minister threatens to shut down X over adult content

Indonesia minister threatens to shut down X over adult content

  • X has recently updated its policies to permit consensually produced adult content
  • Minister Budi Arie Setiadi said it had sent a letter to X to demand revision of policy
By Reuters ·

Netherlands and Poland denied training on new Hamburg stadium field ahead of Euro 2024 game

Netherlands and Poland denied training on new Hamburg stadium field ahead of Euro 2024 game

  • “We are not allowed to train here either, because of the bad quality of the pitch,” Netherlands coach Ronald Koeman said
  • UEFA insisted in a statement the surface “is in good condition and in order to preserve its quality the official (training) will take place at the respective team base camp”
By AP ·