Saudi Arabia announces 4 more COVID-19 deaths

Saudi Arabia announces 4 more COVID-19 deaths

  • The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom has increased to 357,728
  • A total of 6,350 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far
By Arab News ·

A house in Downtown Cairo was being used as a center for Muslim Brotherhood activity, under the cover of SITA Studies Company. (Shutterstock/File Photo)

Egypt’s security services bust Muslim Brotherhood network in capital

  • National Security Sector monitored an apartment in the Bab Al-Luq area that was being used by a Muslim Brotherhood group
  • The network was led by a Turkish man
By Mohamed Tawfeek ·

Update UAE seeks to ease Danish fears over pre-flight virus testing

UAE seeks to ease Danish fears over pre-flight virus testing

  • Danish Transport Minister Benny Engelbrecht on Friday said the decision was prompted by doubts over the accuracy of COVID-19 tests in the UAE
  • In response, Faisal Lutfi, assistant undersecretary for consular affairs at the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said that all accredited UAE testing centers are subject to strict quality checks
By Arab News ·

Saudi TV says missile or drone intercepted over Riyadh

Saudi TV says missile or drone intercepted over Riyadh

  • Social media users posted video of what appeared to be an explosion in the air over Riyadh
  • The Houthis did not immediately acknowledge launching a missile or a drone toward Riyadh
By AP ·

Ahmed Jahan Bozorgi, a cleric and member of an Islamic think tank, said Hassan Rouhani (pictured) could often not be reached by members of the Iranian Cabinet because he was at home smoking opium. (Reuters/File Photo)

Rouhani to sue Iran state broadcaster over opium use comments

  • President accused of taking drugs by hardline cleric during live broadcast
  • Latest example of pressure being applied on moderates ahead of June presidential elections
By Arab News ·

Special Kabul hails Biden plan to review Taliban deal

Kabul hails Biden plan to review Taliban deal

  • Violence has worsened since signing of peace accord, critics claim
By Sayed Salahuddin ·

The agreement, signed by Egyptian Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Tarek El-Molla, allows the company to explore in a 3,084 square kilometer area of the Red Sea. (Shutterstock/File Photo)

UAE’s Mubadala Petroleum signs Red Sea oil exploration deal with Egypt

  • It will own 27 percent of the stake as part of the agreement, while Shell will own 63 percent
By Mohammed Abu Zaid ·

Transfers are out of my hands, says Liverpool manager Klopp

Transfers are out of my hands, says Liverpool manager Klopp

  • Liverpool suffers alarming loss of form going five league games without a win
By AFP ·

Cannes Lions completes jury presidents’ lineup for 2021

Cannes Lions completes jury presidents’ lineup for 2021

  • “We know that after the postponement of last year’s awards, our jury presidents are eager to get going,” said Philip Thomas
  • This year, the jury president lineup is comprised of 57 percent women — the highest in the awards’ history
By Arab News ·

Special ‘How do we get smarter? With better data’

‘How do we get smarter? With better data’

By Zaira Lakhpatwala ·