Russia claims to have taken full control of Mariupol;  Ukraine seeks compensation for destruction

Russia claims to have taken full control of Mariupol; Ukraine seeks compensation for destruction

  • Zelensky said Russia should be made to pay for every home, school, hospital and business it destroys
  • G7 and global financial institutions agree to provide more money to bolster Ukraine’s finances
By AP ·

Iran arrests prominent activists on ‘baseless accusations’: HRW

Iran arrests prominent activists on ‘baseless accusations’: HRW

  • This is ‘another desperate attempt to silence support for growing popular social movements’
  • Country rocked by ongoing labor strikes, protests over rising prices of commodities
By Arab News ·

Princess Lamia Bint Majed Al-Saud

Six Saudis make list of Arab world’s most inspirational businesswomen

  • Princess Lamia Bint Majed Al-Saud among 50 recognized by Arabian Business magazine
By Arab News ·

The Blippi- branded activity corner allows kids to learn and explore new concepts followed by a photo session. (Supplied) photos

Special fun-filled activities lined up for young Jeddah Season visitors

  • Little Village zones feature favorite characters Peppa Pig, Blippi, L.O.L Surprise!
By Afshan Aziz ·

Israeli security forces clash with Palestinians in Jerusalem. (AFP file photo)

Israeli forces shoot dead Palestinian teenager in West Bank clashes: Palestinian ministry

  • Jenin refugee camp has served as a flashpoint amid recent tensions following a wave of attacks in Israel in which 19 people were killed
By AFP ·

North Korea reports more fevers as Kim claims virus progress

North Korea reports more fevers as Kim claims virus progress

  • North Korea said more than 2.4 million people have fallen ill and 66 people have died since an unidentified fever began quickly spreading in late April
By AP ·

FII Institute unveils new inclusive ESG framework and scoring methodology

FII Institute unveils new inclusive ESG framework and scoring methodology

  • The institute is investing $527,515 in Timbeter, a leading green tech company specializing in timber measurement
  • Timbeter provides an AI-driven photo-optics app that accurately determines quantities of logs in an area with precise length and diameter
By Arab News ·

Special Why Beirut Museum of Art project is a beacon of hope in crisis-plagued Lebanon

Why Beirut Museum of Art project is a beacon of hope in crisis-plagued Lebanon

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  • New York-based architects WORKac were approached in 2018 to design Beirut’s new art museum 
  • BeMA will stand on what was once the “green line” dividing the Lebanese capital during the civil war
By Rawaa Talass ·
Wimbledon on collision course with ATP, WTA over Russia, Belarus ban

Wimbledon on collision course with ATP, WTA over Russia, Belarus ban

  • Wimbledon stripped of ranking points over Russia, Belarus ban
  • Decision by ATP, WTA reduces Wimbledon to exhibition event
By Reuters ·