video Update  US Navy seizes weapons in Arabian Sea ‘destined for Yemen from Iran’

US Navy seizes weapons in Arabian Sea ‘destined for Yemen from Iran’

  • Seizure includes thousands of assault weapons, machine guns and sniper rifles hidden aboard a ship
  • US Navy’s initial investigation found the vessel came from Iran
video By AP ·

Update Saudi Arabia, UAE and Oman reject Israeli measures to evict Palestinians from homes in Jerusalem

Saudi Arabia, UAE and Oman reject Israeli measures to evict Palestinians from homes in Jerusalem

  • 200 injured as security forces fire stun grenades inside Al-Aqsa Mosque
  • The ministry renewed its stand with the country’s people, and supported all efforts aimed at reaching a just and comprehensive solution to the Palestinian issue
By Daoud Kuttab ·

Netanyahu says Israel firm on Jerusalem as global concern mounts

Netanyahu says Israel firm on Jerusalem as global concern mounts

  • Pope Francis has also called for an end to the violence in Jerusalem
  • Tunisia calls for UN Security Council meeting, as Arab League and Arab Parliament to hold emergency sessions to discuss Israeli crimes and attacks
By Arab News ·

Saudi Arabia, Jordan hold talks on issues related to border crossings

Saudi Arabia, Jordan hold talks on issues related to border crossings

  • The two sides discussed aspects of bilateral cooperation, and issues related to security and police cooperation
By Arab News ·

Special Palestinian protests deter Jewish extremists

Palestinian protests deter Jewish extremists

  • Protests continued in the Old City and in the streets of East Jerusalem, with Red Crescent officials reporting injuries and saying that Israeli police were obstructing their work
  • The Arab League has agreed to hold an emergency meeting to discuss the issues around Jerusalem, including the Israeli attacks against worshippers in Al-Aqsa and Israeli plans to evict Palestinians from Sheikh Jarrah
By Daoud Kuttab ·

Special Houthis defy US, UN calls for halting offensive on Marib

Houthis defy US, UN calls for halting offensive on Marib

By Saeed Al-Batati ·

Update Fire erupts in engine of tanker near Syrian coast

Fire erupts in engine of tanker near Syrian coast

By Reuters ·

Special After outcry, BJP denies setting up COVID-19 help desks for cows

After outcry, BJP denies setting up COVID-19 help desks for cows

  • Last week, Uttar Pradesh announced the establishment of 700 help desks ‘for the welfare of cows’
  • Uttar Pradesh is one of the worst-affected states amid surge in virus cases
By Sanjay Kumar ·

UAE’s TIME Hotels expansion plans to include new KSA hotels

UAE’s TIME Hotels expansion plans to include new KSA hotels

  • The company currently has one property in the Kingdom, in Dammam, but it will shortly take over the management of two boutique hotels in Riyadh
By Arab News ·

Interview: CNN's Caroline Faraj talks journalism in a digital world

Interview: CNN's Caroline Faraj talks journalism in a digital world

  • Caroline Faraj, Vice President for Arabic Services at CNN, shares the news channel’s growth and strategy
By Zaira Lakhpatwala ·

Interview: CNN's Caroline Faraj talks journalism in a digital world

Interview: CNN's Caroline Faraj talks journalism in a digital world

  • Caroline Faraj, Vice President for Arabic Services at CNN, shares the news channel’s growth and strategy
By Zaira Lakhpatwala ·

Mercedes masterstroke in Spain helps Hamilton deny Verstappen

Mercedes masterstroke in Spain helps Hamilton deny Verstappen

  • Hamilton moved on to 98 career wins after a surprise second change of tires hoodwinked Red Bull to lift him 14 points clear of Verstappen
  • Bottas took third in the second Mercedes with Leclerc’s Ferrari in fourth and Sergio Perez in the second Red Bull completing the top five
By AFP ·