video Update Fix found after Gulf airlines and passengers impacted by global IT outage

Fix found after Gulf airlines and passengers impacted by global IT outage

  • A faulty update or misconfiguration by cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike had led to international tech outages
  • Cybersecurity agencies said there was no information to suggest the outage was a cyber attack
video By Arab News ·

Update Top UN court says Israel’s presence in occupied Palestinian territories is illegal and should end

Top UN court says Israel’s presence in occupied Palestinian territories is illegal and should end

  • Israel captured the West Bank, east Jerusalem and Gaza Strip in 1967 war
  • Netanyahu denounced the nonbinding ICJ opinion, saying the territories are part of the Jewish people’s historic “homeland”
By AP ·

Update Yemen Houthis claim responsibility for drone attack on Tel Aviv

Yemen Houthis claim responsibility for drone attack on Tel Aviv

  • An Israeli official said the military was still investigating why the drone did not trigger the alarm
By Reuters - AFP ·

Saudi Arabia’s Mawhiba ties up with UNESCO to promote STEM education in Arab countries

Saudi Arabia’s Mawhiba ties up with UNESCO to promote STEM education in Arab countries

  • The partnership aims to enhance STEM education for students from 6th grade to 12th grade across Arab states
  • Special attention will be given to empowering Arab girls and young women, ensuring they have equal opportunities to excel in STEM fields
By Arab News ·

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan during a visit to Belgrade, Serbia September 7, 2022. (REUTERS)

Turkiye to send navy to Somalia after agreeing oil and gas search

  • Turkiye has become a close ally of the Somali government in recent years. Ankara has built schools, hospitals and infrastructure and provided scholarships for Somalis to study in Turkiye
By Reuters ·

Bangladesh soldiers out in force as PM cancels foreign trip

Bangladesh soldiers out in force as PM cancels foreign trip

  • Police fire was the cause of more than half of the deaths reported so far this week, based on descriptions given to AFP by hospital staff
By AFP ·

IMF welcomes Saudi recalibrations on Vision 2030 projects

IMF welcomes Saudi recalibrations on Vision 2030 projects

  • IMF’s revision of KSA economic output is largely due to oil production cuts
By Arab News ·

Russian court jails US reporter Gershkovich for 16 years in spying case his employer calls a sham

Russian court jails US reporter Gershkovich for 16 years in spying case his employer calls a sham

  • Gershkovich and his employer say he did nothing wrong, Kremlin says he was caught ‘red-handed’
  • The decision is likely to heighten the already tense relations between Russia and the West
By Reuters ·

Russian court jails US reporter Gershkovich for 16 years in spying case his employer calls a sham

Russian court jails US reporter Gershkovich for 16 years in spying case his employer calls a sham

  • Gershkovich and his employer say he did nothing wrong, Kremlin says he was caught ‘red-handed’
  • The decision is likely to heighten the already tense relations between Russia and the West
By Reuters ·