Update Biden ends faltering reelection campaign, backs Harris as replacement

Biden ends faltering reelection campaign, backs Harris as replacement

  • President endorses Vice President Kamala Harris to replace him
  • Biden campaign on the ropes since disastrous June 27 debate against former President Trump
By Reuters ·

What happens next? Joe Biden wants to pass the baton to Kamala Harris, here’s how that might work

What happens next? Joe Biden wants to pass the baton to Kamala Harris, here’s how that might work

  • Democrats are set to hold their convention in Chicago on Aug. 19-22 - now an open contest
By AP ·

Update Houthi leader vows to attack Israel cities in retaliation for Hodeidah airstrikes

Houthi leader vows to attack Israel cities in retaliation for Hodeidah airstrikes

  • In a televised speech, Al-Houthi announced the commencement of the fifth phase of the militia’s attacks on Israel
  • Houthis say drone strike on Tel Aviv and attacks on Red Sea shipping part of ongoing effort to force Israel into Gaza ceasefire
By Saeed Al-Batati ·

King Salman issues royal order to change name of Saudi housing ministry

King Salman issues royal order to change name of Saudi housing ministry

  • Bid to enhance overall performance of the ministry, affiliated bodies
By Arab News ·

Iran condemns Israeli attack on Yemen’s Hodeida port

Iran condemns Israeli attack on Yemen’s Hodeida port

  • Kanani added that Israel and its supporters, including the United States, were “directly responsible for the dangerous and unpredictable consequences of the continued crimes in Gaza, as well as the attacks on Yemen”
By AFP ·

Global AI Summit in Riyadh to host top-level discussions on AI impact 

Global AI Summit in Riyadh to host top-level discussions on AI impact 

  • The event, organized by the Saudi Data and AI Authority, will focus on one of today’s most pressing global issues — AI technology
By Arab News ·

Lebanese photojournalist, wounded in Israeli strike, carries Olympic torch to honor journalists

Lebanese photojournalist, wounded in Israeli strike, carries Olympic torch to honor journalists

  • Christina Assi, of Agence France-Presse, was among six journalists struck by Israeli shelling on Oct. 13 2023
By AFP ·

Squatwolf expands in Saudi Arabia with new warehouse, fitness events

Squatwolf expands in Saudi Arabia with new warehouse, fitness events

  • UAE brand opens warehouse able to handle 30,000 orders a day
  • Company was founded in 2016 by Anam Khalid and Wajdan Gul
By Hams Saleh ·
Oscar Piastri claims maiden win at quarrel-hit Hungarian Grand Prix

Oscar Piastri claims maiden win at quarrel-hit Hungarian Grand Prix

  • Finished ahead of his McLaren team-mate Lando Norris
  • Piastri, 23, won by 2.141 seconds with seven-time champion Lewis Hamilton finishing third for Mercedes
By AFP ·