Iran says it produced 6.5 kg of uranium enriched to 60%

Iran says it produced 6.5 kg of uranium enriched to 60%

  • Government spokesman said the country had also produced 108 kg of uranium enriched to 20% purity
  • Tuesday's disclosure came as Tehran and Washington hold indirect talks in Vienna over the nuclear deal
By Reuters ·

Israeli nationalists march in East Jerusalem under heavy police presence

Israeli nationalists march in East Jerusalem under heavy police presence

  • Mansour Abbas said the march was “an attempt to set the region on fire for political aims”
  • Palestinian prime minister Mohammad Shtayyeh condemned it as a provocation
By Reuters ·

Rights groups urge UN probe mission for Beirut port blast

Rights groups urge UN probe mission for Beirut port blast

  • Human Rights Watch said the call was made in a joint letter by over a hundred Lebanese, regional, and international groups, individuals and survivors and families of the victims
By AP ·

Saudi Arabia announces 16 more COVID-19 deaths

Saudi Arabia announces 16 more COVID-19 deaths

  • The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom has increased to 450,255
  • A total of 7,606 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far
By Arab News ·

Tunisian court releases media mogul Nabil Karoui

Tunisian court releases media mogul Nabil Karoui

  • Karoui, the owner of Nessma television channel and head of the Heart of Tunisia political party, was detained in December for a second time for alleged money laundering and tax fraud
  • In 2019, Karoui beat most candidates to reach a run-off for the presidency despite spending most of the campaign behind bars — he ultimately lost in a landslide to President Kais Saied

Special Egypt, Qatar agree to settle outstanding issues

Egypt, Qatar agree to settle outstanding issues

By Mohammed Abu Zaid ·

Special Italian island in plea for help after 600 migrants arrive in 24 hours

Italian island in plea for help after 600 migrants arrive in 24 hours

  • Eight boats carrying 634 people, including a five-month-old baby, have arrived at Lampedusa, south of Sicily, since early Tuesday
  • Lampedusa’s mayor, Salvatore Martello, said that almost 1,370 people are now staying at the Imbriacola migrant reception center, a facility designed for 250 occupants
By Francesco Bongarra  ·

Saudi National Development Fund targets infrastructure projects

Saudi National Development Fund targets infrastructure projects

  • The capital of the new fund could "reach several billion royals"
By Arab News ·

Anti-Arab speech surges on social media during Gaza clashes, survey shows

Anti-Arab speech surges on social media during Gaza clashes, survey shows

  • Between May 6 and May 21, when clashes with Israel were most severe, hate speech against Palestinians rose dramatically in comparison with the same period in 2020
  • The same period also witnessed widespread censorship of Palestinian posts on social media platforms, including Twitter, Facebook and Instagram
By Arab News ·

Anti-Arab speech surges on social media during Gaza clashes, survey shows

Anti-Arab speech surges on social media during Gaza clashes, survey shows

  • Between May 6 and May 21, when clashes with Israel were most severe, hate speech against Palestinians rose dramatically in comparison with the same period in 2020
  • The same period also witnessed widespread censorship of Palestinian posts on social media platforms, including Twitter, Facebook and Instagram
By Arab News ·