Coalition in Yemen kills more than 280 Houthis in airstrikes on Marib, Al-Bayda

Coalition in Yemen kills more than 280 Houthis in airstrikes on Marib, Al-Bayda

  • Coalition forces carried out 64 operations targeting the Houthi militia in Al-Bayda and Marib
  • A total of 30 military vehicles were destroyed during the operations
By Arab News ·

Saudi Arabia in ‘critical phase’ of tackling COVID-19, says ministry spokesman

Saudi Arabia in ‘critical phase’ of tackling COVID-19, says ministry spokesman

  • Dr. Mohammed Al-Abd Al-Aly stressed the importance of receiving the necessary vaccine doses and booster shots
By Mai Almarzoogi ·

Special Fears grow over Iran influence in Lebanon after Hezbollah, Amal Cabinet decision

Fears grow over Iran influence in Lebanon after Hezbollah, Amal Cabinet decision

  • Ending of 3-month boycott serves an “external agenda,” analysts warn
  • Mikati said he would convene a Cabinet meeting as soon as Finance Ministry had sent through a draft budget
By NAJIA HOUSSARI ·

 According to Thamer Alrajeeb, the cornerstone of the development of hotel investment in Saudi Arabia’s various regions lies in facilitating the financing process for investors in the sector. (Supplied) photos

Investor interest in Saudi hotel sector is growing, so why are there so few rooms outside cities?

  • Hotel industry experts shed light on planning strategies, expansion portfolios and other challenges in the sector
By Hebshi Alshammari ·

US and France discuss ways to promote Libya’s democratic process

US and France discuss ways to promote Libya’s democratic process

  • Egyptian and Algerian foreign ministers met to discuss Libya, Sudan, Mali, and the Sahel and Sahara regions
  • Arab League chief and UN envoy to Libya also held talks
By Arab News ·

Mali ex-president Keita dies two years after coup ouster

Mali ex-president Keita dies two years after coup ouster

  • Looming over most of Keita’s presidency was the extremist insurgency that has rocked the poor Sahel country since 2012
  • His toppling marked the rise of the military junta now under regional sanctions for failing to restore civilian rule
By AFP ·

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, UAE vice president and prime minister and ruler of Dubai, meets with President Moon Jae-in at Expo 2020 Dubai. (WAM)

UAE and South Korea sign agreements in defense, hydrogen cooperation

  • The UAE is the first leg of the South Korean president’s tour that includes stops in Saudi Arabia and Egypt
By Arab News ·

UK government to cut funding for BBC: Mail on Sunday report

UK government to cut funding for BBC: Mail on Sunday report

  • Freezing license cost at its current £159 would provide some relief to consumers battling rising costs of living
  • But it would also be a large blow to the BBC’s finances as it tries to compete with privately funded news outlets
By Reuters ·

UK government to cut funding for BBC: Mail on Sunday report

UK government to cut funding for BBC: Mail on Sunday report

  • Freezing license cost at its current £159 would provide some relief to consumers battling rising costs of living
  • But it would also be a large blow to the BBC’s finances as it tries to compete with privately funded news outlets
By Reuters ·