Update Iran hijacks another tanker in Arabian Sea, Saudi FM blasts ‘negative’ Tehran

Iran hijacks another tanker in Arabian Sea, Saudi FM blasts ‘negative’ Tehran

  • UK security sources said they were “working on the assumption Iranian military or proxies boarded the vessel”
  • “All around the region, Iran continues to be emboldened”: Prince Faisal bin Farhan
By Arab News ·

Special People on Tuesday put white roses on portraits of victims of last year’s Beirut port blast as Lebanon marks the first anniversary of the Aug 4 explosion. (Reuters)

Amid anger and despair, Lebanon braces for port explosion anniversary

  • Legislative authority yet to decide on Judge Tarek Bitar’s request to lift the immunity of three MPs
By NAJIA HOUSSARI ·

Special Why the trauma does not end for Beirut blast survivors

Why the trauma does not end for Beirut blast survivors

  • Twelve months on from the blast, Lebanese officials are accused of deliberately obstructing justice
  • Civil society forced to step in to address widespread mental trauma caused by Aug. 4, 2020, explosion
By TAREK ALI AHMAD ·

The models include typical houses and traditional shops that served fava beans, barbecued meat, kebabs and mabshoor, a traditional Arab dish of bread in a meat or vegetable broth. (Photos/Huda Bashatah)

Why this retired engineer is a ‘model’ Saudi citizen

  • Abdul Aziz Taher Al-Hebshi aims to preserve the history of social and cultural life in Saudi Arabia
  • Makkah in those days was a beacon for writers, poets and scientists
By Tareq Al-Thaqafi ·

UAE expands provision of COVID-19 booster shots

UAE expands provision of COVID-19 booster shots

  • The booster shot would be available to people considered at high risk three months after their second vaccine dose
  • The regional tourism and business hub has among the world’s highest immunization rates
By Reuters ·

Special Delta variant blamed for Bangladeshi surge in COVID-19 infections

Delta variant blamed for Bangladeshi surge in COVID-19 infections

  • Ramped-up vaccination drive crucial to curbing the outbreak, officials say
By SHEHAB SUMON ·

Saudi non-oil sector’s expansion continues

Saudi non-oil sector’s expansion continues

  • Rising demand from domestic, overseas clients supported upturn: Survey
By Jana Salloum & Shatha Almasoudi ·

The Tadawul All-Share Index (TASI) on Tuesday reached its highest level since January 2008 with 11,209 points. (Shutterstock/File Photo)

Saudi stock market index hits 14-year high

By Deema Al-Khudair and Sara Alfaiz ·

Al-Arabiya logo. (File/Al-Arabiya)

Algeria shuts down offices of Al-Arabiya and Al-Hadath

  • Algeria shuts down Al-Arabiya and Al-Hadath offices in the country for “practicing media misinformation”
By Arab News ·

Al-Arabiya logo. (File/Al-Arabiya)

Algeria shuts down offices of Al-Arabiya and Al-Hadath

  • Algeria shuts down Al-Arabiya and Al-Hadath offices in the country for “practicing media misinformation”
By Arab News ·

The models include typical houses and traditional shops that served fava beans, barbecued meat, kebabs and mabshoor, a traditional Arab dish of bread in a meat or vegetable broth. (Photos/Huda Bashatah)

Why this retired engineer is a ‘model’ Saudi citizen

  • Abdul Aziz Taher Al-Hebshi aims to preserve the history of social and cultural life in Saudi Arabia
  • Makkah in those days was a beacon for writers, poets and scientists
By Tareq Al-Thaqafi ·
UEFA targets FA for discipline over fan chaos at Euro final

UEFA targets FA for discipline over fan chaos at Euro final

  • Fans without tickets forced their way into the stadium and there were ugly scenes in the stands
  • European soccer's governing body added that more information "will be made available in due course”
By AP ·