Saudi Arabia to reopen its embassy in Doha, says Saudi FM

Saudi Arabia to reopen its embassy in Doha, says Saudi FM

  • The Saudi minister repeated the need to reach a comprehensive solution to the Palestinian conflict
  • The Jordanian minister condemned the Houthi militia’s attempts to attack Saudi Arabia
By Arab News ·

Update European powers warn Iran over uranium metal plans

European powers warn Iran over uranium metal plans

  • The production of uranium metal has potentially grave military implications: Britain, France and Germany
  • Iran had signed up to a 15-year ban on "producing or acquiring plutonium or uranium metals or their alloys" under the JCPOA
By Reuters ·

Special Abbas poll decree lifts hopes of Palestinian unity

Abbas poll decree lifts hopes of Palestinian unity

  • First elections in 15 years “will usher in badly needed democracy”
  • The PA will hold legislative elections on May 22 and a presidential vote on July 31
By Daoud Kuttab ·

Iranian missiles land close to ship, 100 miles from US aircraft carrier strike group in Indian Ocean

Iranian missiles land close to ship, 100 miles from US aircraft carrier strike group in Indian Ocean

  • At least two other Iranian ballistic missiles exploded on impact when they hit the ocean
  • Nimitz has remained in the northern Arabian Sea on the orders of outgoing President Donald Trump
By Arab News ·

Special Will Turkey succeed with its new charm offensive?  

Will Turkey succeed with its new charm offensive?  

By MENEKSE TOKYAY ·

The Pentagon confirmed the reduction of US troops on Friday in accordance with President Donald Trump administration’s November pledge to cut the number of US forces in Afghanistan from 4,500 to 2,500 by mid-January. (Reuters/File Photo)

Kabul says no impact on security as US reduces troops to 2,500

  • Reduction means the lowest level of US forces in Afghanistan since 2001, when the US invaded the country and ousted the Taliban
  • Taliban welcome the US move, describing it as important in the implementation of a historic deal signed by the group and Washington in February
By TAHIR KHAN ·

Engineering designs for the first Saudi-produced car by 2022 are in advanced stages. (Shutterstock/File Photo)

Jubail aims to build the first Saudi-made car by 2022

  • The move comes in coordination with South Korea’s SsangYong Motor Co. through setting up a car assembly center
  • Engineering designs are in advanced stages
By Argaam ·

Saleh’s hiring by Jets source of pride for Muslim community

Saleh’s hiring by Jets source of pride for Muslim community

  • The New York Jets’ new head coach has families and community leaders excited in neighborhoods all across the US
  • The 41-year-old Saleh, expected to be formally introduced next week by the Jets, is the son of Lebanese parents and grew up in Detroit
By AP ·

Saudi showjumpers ride high at Jeddah event photos

Saudi showjumpers ride high at Jeddah event

By MOHAMMED AL-KINANI & NADA HAMEED ·

Analysis Does Twitter’s Trump ban expose a dangerous double standard?

Does Twitter’s Trump ban expose a dangerous double standard?

  • Why did the platform act now, and why does it tolerate so many other preachers of hate?
By TAREK ALI AHMAD ·