Update Saudi Arabia to allow direct entry from all countries for single jabbed

Saudi Arabia to allow direct entry from all countries for single jabbed

  • Single jabbed travelers will be allowed in from next Saturday and will need to quarantine for three days
By Arab News ·

Special Abu Dhabi’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan (L) watches as Pope Francis (C) and Egypt’s Azhar Grand Imam Sheikh Ahmed Al-Tayeb sign documents during the Human Fraternity Meeting in 2019. (AFP/File Photo)

How Zayed Award for Human Fraternity amplifies open-minded voices of all faiths and cultures

  • The Zayed Award for Human Fraternity was launched in 2019 following Pope Francis’ historic visit to Abu Dhabi
  • Zayed Award committee judge Leah Pisar explains why religious tolerance is needed now more than ever
By Caline Malek ·

Demonstrators carry banners and flags during a protest in front of the Justice Palace after a probe into Beirut blast was frozen, in Beirut. (Reuters)

Lebanon judiciary stands firm despite Hezbollah allegations

  • Judges resigning in protest at poor conditions
  • Party has been disrupting Cabinet sessions
By NAJIA HOUSSARI ·

Schools in the Kingdom closed in March 2020, in the early stages of the pandemic. They began to reopen in September this year, though remote learning remains in place for younger children. (SPA)

What do parents in Saudi Arabia really think about distance learning?

  • After education minister said 83% of parents believe online education has been good for kids’ mental health, we talk those on both sides of the debate
By Rahaf Jambi ·

 In this file photo taken on November 01, 2021 passengers walk with their luggage upon their arrival at Ben Gurion Airport near Lod, as Israel reopens to tourists vaccinated against Covid-19. (AFP)

Israel to ban entry of foreigners from all countries over omicron

  • The variant, which has also been detected in Belgium, Botswana, Hong Kong, Italy, Germany and Britain, has sparked global concern and a wave of travel curbs
By Reuters ·

China study warns of ‘colossal’ COVID outbreak if it opens up like US, France

China study warns of ‘colossal’ COVID outbreak if it opens up like US, France

  • China’s daily new cases would reach at least 637,155 if it adopted the United States’ pandemic strategy, the report said
By Reuters ·

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison gestures during a press conference at Parliament House in Canberra, Thursday, Nov. 25, 2021. (AP)

Australia to introduce new laws to force media platforms to unmask online trolls

  • The new legislation will introduce a complaints mechanism, so that if somebody thinks they are being defamed, bullied or attacked on social media, they will be able to require the platform to take the material down
By Reuters ·

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison gestures during a press conference at Parliament House in Canberra, Thursday, Nov. 25, 2021. (AP)

Australia to introduce new laws to force media platforms to unmask online trolls

  • The new legislation will introduce a complaints mechanism, so that if somebody thinks they are being defamed, bullied or attacked on social media, they will be able to require the platform to take the material down
By Reuters ·

The show exhibits 280 works of art that bear witness to 15 centuries of Jewish cohabitation in the Arab world in a 1,000-square-meter space. (ANFR Photo/Anne Ilcinkas)

Jack Lang launches an Exhibition on Eastern Jews to ‘fix ignorance’

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  • The Parisian institution exhibits 280 works of art that bear witness to 15 centuries of Jewish cohabitation in the Arab world, in an area larger than 1,000 sq. m.
  • ‘This event is a response by reason, by culture, by knowledge, a response by history,’ says Arab World Institute president 
By Arab News en Francais ·
Palmeiras retains Copa Libertadores title after extra time

Palmeiras retains Copa Libertadores title after extra time

  • Palmeiras beat fellow Brazilian rivals Flamengo 2-1
  • Sao Paulo-based club gain their third title
By AP ·