MP calls on UK to proscribe Iran guards to end ‘nefarious activities’

MP calls on UK to proscribe Iran guards to end ‘nefarious activities’

  • Bob Blackman called for imposing stronger sanctions to ‘bring this regime to its knees’ as they do not respond to negotiations
  • National Council of Resistance of Iran called for the Islamic Center of England to be closed as it spreads the regime’s propaganda across the UK
By SARAH GLUBB ·

Iranian protests are ‘beginning of the end for regime in Tehran’, says Nobel laureate Ebadi

Iranian protests are ‘beginning of the end for regime in Tehran’, says Nobel laureate Ebadi

  • Exiled Nobel-winning former judge speaks out
  • Revolution is a ‘train that will not stop,’ she says
By Arab News ·

Israeli army besieges homes of fugitives in West Bank raid

Israeli army besieges homes of fugitives in West Bank raid

  • The army said it entered the Aqabat Jabr refugee camp southwest of Jericho in the occupied West Bank to search for suspects involved in a shooting attack last week
  • Nearly 150 Palestinians were killed last year in the West Bank and east Jerusalem, making it the deadliest in those areas since 2004
By AP ·

Harsh climates make the kindest people, says Heart of Arabia expedition leader from UK photos

Harsh climates make the kindest people, says Heart of Arabia expedition leader from UK

  • Evans has lived in the region for over 25 years, and is head of Outward Bound Oman, an experiential learning organization dedicated to developing outdoor skills, the first of its kind in the Arab region
By Nada Alturki ·

UN urges end to ‘illogical escalation’ between Israel, Palestine

UN urges end to ‘illogical escalation’ between Israel, Palestine

  • Saturday’s violent storming of West Bank camp reflects ‘extremist mentality’ of Israeli govt, sources say
By Mohammed Najib ·

US senators link Turkiye F-16 sale with NATO bid

US senators link Turkiye F-16 sale with NATO bid

By MENEKSE TOKYAY ·

Egypt targeting 2m rail passengers per day

Egypt targeting 2m rail passengers per day

By Mohammad Shamaa ·

US downs Chinese balloon over ocean, moves to recover debris

US downs Chinese balloon over ocean, moves to recover debris

  • An operation was underway in U.S. territorial waters in the Atlantic Ocean to recover debris from the balloon
  • Television footage showed a small explosion, followed by the balloon descending toward the water
By AP ·

Tiba Al-Ali. (Social media)

Iraqis outraged after father kills YouTube star daughter

  • Ali had gained a following on YouTube, where she posted videos of her daily life and in which her fiance often appeared
By AFP ·

Tiba Al-Ali. (Social media)

Iraqis outraged after father kills YouTube star daughter

  • Ali had gained a following on YouTube, where she posted videos of her daily life and in which her fiance often appeared
By AFP ·

Saudi creative Ahmed Al-Saif showcases African tribal life at Xposure International Photography Festival

Saudi creative Ahmed Al-Saif showcases African tribal life at Xposure International Photography Festival

  • Fascinating culture in Ethiopia’s Omo Valley, says artist
  • Sharjah event features 74 photographers with 1,794 prints
By Hams Saleh ·
Al-Ahly’s late goal ends Seattle debut 1-0 in Club World Cup

Al-Ahly’s late goal ends Seattle debut 1-0 in Club World Cup

  • Afsha scored after coming on as a substitute in the 63rd
  • He lifted Al-Ahly into the semifinals for the third straight year
By AP ·