Update Biden weighs up returning Houthis to US terror list

Biden weighs up returning Houthis to US terror list

  • US leader faces criticism over failure to address terrorist violence as he says it is 'not the time to give up' on nuclear talks with Iran
By RAY HANANIA ·

Special Israel’s airstrikes across Syria come amid suspicions that Iran is using the country to move precision-guided missiles. (AFP/File Photos)

Why Israel is waging a shadow war with Iran’s IRGC in Syria

  • Israel has launched airstrikes across Syria amid suspicions that Iran is using the country to move precision-guided missiles
  • Experts believe Israel is trying to minimize Hezbollah’s capacity to retaliate in case it has to attack Iran’s nuclear sites
By Oubai Shahbandar ·

Special The opening ceremony of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW), the global platform for accelerating sustainability hosted by Masdar – Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company. (WAM)

Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week: Senior officials take stock of MENA progress in fight against climate change

  • Saudi Arabia and the UAE praised for pioneering green energy initiatives as part of accelerated climate actions
  • US climate envoy John Kerry sees the Middle East playing a big role in shift to clean, renewable power 
By Caline Malek ·

Daesh attacks Syrian prison, frees extremists: Monitor

Daesh attacks Syrian prison, frees extremists: Monitor

  • A car bomb hit the entrance of Ghwayran prison and a second blast went off in the vicinity before Daesh militants attacked Kurdish security forces manning the facility
  • Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces blamed the attack on ‘Daesh sleeper cells, who infiltrated from the surrounding neighborhoods and clashed with the internal Security Forces’
By AFP ·

Coalition strikes Houthi positions across Yemen

Coalition strikes Houthi positions across Yemen

By Arab News ·

Special Aoun reiterates support for reforms as Hariri returns to Beirut

Aoun reiterates support for reforms as Hariri returns to Beirut

By NAJIA HOUSSARI ·

Four people including baby freeze to death near US-Canada border

Four people including baby freeze to death near US-Canada border

  • Crossing attempts have been down for a year because the border has been closed due to the pandemic, says MacLatchy
By AFP ·

Meta removes Iran-based fake accounts targeting Instagram users in Scotland

Meta removes Iran-based fake accounts targeting Instagram users in Scotland

  • The network used fake accounts to pose as locals in England and Scotland
  • The accounts posted commentary about Scottish independence and organized their content around common hashtags promoting the cause
By Reuters ·

Meta removes Iran-based fake accounts targeting Instagram users in Scotland

Meta removes Iran-based fake accounts targeting Instagram users in Scotland

  • The network used fake accounts to pose as locals in England and Scotland
  • The accounts posted commentary about Scottish independence and organized their content around common hashtags promoting the cause
By Reuters ·

The Script and Two Door Cinema Club will bring the curtain down on the 2022 Diriyah E- Prix, with Craig David joining the Jan. 28 line-up. (Supplied)

Indie, alternative rock come to Diriyah E-Prix as Script, Two Door Cinema Club announced

  • Rock legends The Script and Two Door Cinema Club to electrify fans on 29 January as Diriyah E-Prix adds to its star-studded line-up
  • Craig David announced as the third act to join James Blunt and Wyclef Jean on 28 January
By Arab News ·
Barca crash out of cup after extra-time defeat by Athletic Bilbao

Barca crash out of cup after extra-time defeat by Athletic Bilbao

  • Barca won the Copa del Rey last season and defending their title was probably their best chance of silverware this term
By AFP ·