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 ·

Afghan translators of departing foreign forces face a mortal danger: Taliban retaliation

Afghan translators of departing foreign forces face a mortal danger: Taliban retaliation

  • Planned withdrawal by US and NATO troops will leave thousands of interpreters and other assistants exposed
  • Process of resettlement in Western countries complicated by need for recommendation letters and other documents
By Sayed Salahuddin ·

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 ·