UN urged to prevent Houthi oil ‘disaster’

  • The Houthis have refused for more than 5 years to allow international engineers to board the Safer to carry out essential repairs
  • The Houthis have rejected all independent international requests to board the vessel
By Saeed Batati ·

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Khojir and Natanz explosions wreck Iran’s strategy of deception

  • Blast near military complex outside Tehran on June 26 has drawn global attention to regime’s stretched capabilities
  • Experts say the explosion and another fire at Natanz are reminders of the threat Iran continues to pose to the region
By Christopher Hamill-Stewart ·

Egypt arrests alleged serial sexual predator

  • Allegations have been widely circulating on social media detailing horrific sexual abuse and related blackmail suffered by women at the hands of the same man
  • Trending hashtags carrying the alleged abuser’s name widely circulated on Twitter and Facebook, urging government action
By AFP ·

Preserving heritage means securing the future, says Princess Haifa

  • Saudi Arabia is at the 209th session to discuss international issues related to the fields of education, science and culture
By SPA ·

In Bolivia desperate family leaves coffin in the street

  • The Andean nation has reported 36,818 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 1,320 deaths
By AP ·

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Tech-savvy Indonesians go off-grid to help to remote villages fight virus

By Ismira Lutfia Tisnadibrata  ·

Egyptian Premier League set for late summer restart amid coronavirus pandemic

  • Al Ahly remain on course for yet another championship when matches resume
  • One aspect in which the Egyptian League will be familiar with would be the hosting of matches behind closed doors
By Ali Khaled ·

TWITTER POLL: People remain divided on whether to fly amid coronavirus pandemic

  • People remain split over whether they intend to fly
  • Some airlines have been operating but with strict health and safety measures
By Arab News ·