video Hezbollah-organized fuel arrives in crisis-hit Lebanon

Hezbollah-organized fuel arrives in crisis-hit Lebanon

  • Delivery violates US sanctions imposed on Tehran
  • Lebanon’s crisis is rooted in decades of corruption and mismanagement by the ruling class
video By AP ·

Update Tunisian president says border with Libya to reopen

Tunisian president says border with Libya to reopen

  • Tunis and Tripoli agreed on a health protocol “subject to revision in light of developments in the health situation”
  • The Ras Al-Jdeir and Dahabiya crossings are key economic lifelines for Tunisian traders in the country's south
By AFP ·

El-Sisi: Egypt rejects foreign interference in Iraqi affairs

El-Sisi: Egypt rejects foreign interference in Iraqi affairs

  • The Egyptian president also stressed the importance of the upcoming parliamentary elections
By Mohammed Abu Zaid ·

Saudi Arabia to stage global cybersecurity forum in February

Saudi Arabia to stage global cybersecurity forum in February

  • The Saudi National Cybersecurity Authority will stage the Global Cybersecurity Forum in Riyadh from Feb. 1 to 2
  • The 2022 version of the forum follows on from the success of its first virtual dialogue held on April 7
By Arab News ·

Saudi Arabia announces 5 more COVID-19 deaths

Saudi Arabia announces 5 more COVID-19 deaths

By Arab News ·

Update US Yemen envoy affirms support for Hadi government’s peace efforts

US Yemen envoy affirms support for Hadi government’s peace efforts

  • The two officials discussed the latest developments in Yemen and ways to achieve peace in the country
  • Lenderking affirmed US support for UN special envoy for Yemen Hans Grundberg
By Arab News ·

Somalia’s Farmajo and Roble: the leaders at loggerheads

Somalia’s Farmajo and Roble: the leaders at loggerheads

  • Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, popularly known as Farmajo, Italian for cheese, inherited a deeply unstable nation where Al-Shabab extremists still hold swathes of countryside
  • Mohamed Hussein Roble, the Swedish-trained civil engineer, is seen by many as a straight talker who understands Somalia’s complex makeup and is ready to discuss issues openly
By AFP ·

New Saudi committee tasked to regulate foreign investments as Kingdom opens up

New Saudi committee tasked to regulate foreign investments as Kingdom opens up

  • Chaired by the investment minister, the new committee will also set the limit for foreign ownership in local companies
By LAMA ALGOSAIBI ·

“No journalist should die or be harmed because of their job,” said Vera Jourova, the commission vice president for values and transparency. (AFP)

‘No journalist should die’: EU calls for better media safety

  • The EU asks member countries to better protect journalists amid rise in physical attacks and online threats against media professionals
  • 908 journalists and media workers were attacked across the 27-nation bloc in 2020
By AP ·

“No journalist should die or be harmed because of their job,” said Vera Jourova, the commission vice president for values and transparency. (AFP)

‘No journalist should die’: EU calls for better media safety

  • The EU asks member countries to better protect journalists amid rise in physical attacks and online threats against media professionals
  • 908 journalists and media workers were attacked across the 27-nation bloc in 2020
By AP ·

Cancelled final Test between England and India the latest in history of controversies in cricket

Cancelled final Test between England and India the latest in history of controversies in cricket

  • Minutes before its scheduled start, the highly anticipated match was called off because of COVID-19 concerns in Indian camp
  • Cricket, politics and money have shared some uneasy partnerships, occasionally erupting into controversy, testing the game’s laws and culture – now, COVID-19’s impact has been added to the mix
By Jon Pike ·