Update Saudi crown prince announces ‘national priorities’ for research, development projects

Saudi crown prince announces ‘national priorities’ for research, development projects

  • The twenty-year long aspirations include developments in the fields of health, environmental sustainability, leadership in energy and industry
By Arab News ·

Six killed during protests in Sudan on anniversary of uprising

Six killed during protests in Sudan on anniversary of uprising

  • Security forces fired tear gas and used water cannon as they tried to prevent the swelling crowds from marching on the presidential palace, according to witnesses
  • ‘It is imperative that people be allowed to express themselves freely and peacefully’ and security forces should protect that right not hinder it, UN spokesman tells Arab News
By Reuters - Ephrem Kossaify ·

Hajj ministry announces alternative flights, facilities to accommodate pilgrims facing issues from UK, Europe and America video

Hajj ministry announces alternative flights, facilities to accommodate pilgrims facing issues from UK, Europe and America

  • This comes after people faced technical issues while applying for hajj via the electronic portal
  • Additional seats were added on flights after people reported limited capacities on flights
By Arab News ·

Madinah welcomes nearly 345,000 Hajj pilgrims

Madinah welcomes nearly 345,000 Hajj pilgrims

  • The Kingdom is allowing up to one million people to perform Hajj this year
By SPA ·

Iran man kills teenage daughter

Iran man kills teenage daughter

  • The death was an apparent so-called “honor killing”
By AFP ·

UN rights chief urges Taliban to respect women’s rights

UN rights chief urges Taliban to respect women’s rights

  • Women face hunger, domestic violence, unemployment, curbs on movement and dress, and lack of access to education
  • “Their future will be even darker, unless something changes, quickly," said the UN human rights chief

Serie A reaches TV rights deal with Abu Dhabi Media

Serie A reaches TV rights deal with Abu Dhabi Media

  • For the next three seasons, Abu Dhabi Media, an Emirati public body, has been awarded the rights for a minimum total amount of $79 million
  • In the absence of a satisfactory offer in its call for tenders last year, the Italian League had developed its own Youtube channel in Arabic
By AFP ·

Serie A reaches TV rights deal with Abu Dhabi Media

Serie A reaches TV rights deal with Abu Dhabi Media

  • For the next three seasons, Abu Dhabi Media, an Emirati public body, has been awarded the rights for a minimum total amount of $79 million
  • In the absence of a satisfactory offer in its call for tenders last year, the Italian League had developed its own Youtube channel in Arabic
By AFP ·

Award-winning filmmaker Ali El-Arabi finds his voice through film

Award-winning filmmaker Ali El-Arabi finds his voice through film

  • The award-winning Egyptian filmmaker on his moving refugee doc ‘Captains of Zaatari’ and future plans
By William Mullally ·
Marseille’s plans rocked as coach Jorge Sampaoli leaves club

Marseille’s plans rocked as coach Jorge Sampaoli leaves club

  • Sampaoli was popular with the club's very demanding fans
  • “Marseille and Jorge Sampaoli announce a mutual decision to end their collaboration,” the club said in a statement
By AP ·