Iran’s intervention in the internal affairs of other countries is a threat to the region, the chief of the GCC said on Saturday. (File/AFP)

Iran’s meddling in affairs of other countries threatens regional security: GCC chief

  • The GCC chief said that economic integration is on the list of priorities for the council
  • Al-Hajraf: Current situation in Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, and Yemen represents direct threat to the security of region
By Arab News ·

Iraqi PM announces arrest of terrorist network behind Sadr City bombing

Iraqi PM announces arrest of terrorist network behind Sadr City bombing

  • At least 35 people were killed and more than 60 wounded in the bombing
  • The announcement comes ahead of Al-Kadhimi’s meeting with Biden which will take place on Monday
By Arab News ·

Update Arab coalition destroys 3 Houthi drones launched toward southern Saudi Arabia

Arab coalition destroys 3 Houthi drones launched toward southern Saudi Arabia

By Arab News ·

King Salman sends cable of condolences to Indian president after landslides

King Salman sends cable of condolences to Indian president after landslides

  • King Salman expressed his wishes that the missing would return safely
  • Torrential downpours have lashed India’s western coast in recent days, sparking landslides near Mumbai
By Arab News ·

Lebanese man dies in accident waiting in gas station queue

Lebanese man dies in accident waiting in gas station queue

  • Fuel shortages have resulted in queues kilometers long outside petrol stations leading to unprecedented congestions, horrific accidents
  • Local media reported the 27-year-old man had been looking forward to catching up with his friends after filling his car with fuel
By Bassam Zaazaa ·

Far-right and others march against French virus rules

Far-right and others march against French virus rules

  • Legislators in France’s Senate were debating the bill Saturday after the lower house of parliament approved it Friday
  • French government is trying to speed up vaccinations to protect vulnerable populations and hospitals, and avoid new lockdowns
By AP ·

G20 split on climate goals as China, India push back on coal phaseout

G20 split on climate goals as China, India push back on coal phaseout

  • Coal phaseout 2025 deadline too soon for some nations
  • Some wanted more aggressive global warming target than Paris 2015
By Arab News ·

The Home Office stressed that work on the legislation is still “ongoing and has not reached a conclusion.” (Reuters/File Photo)

Journalists will not be seen as spies: UK government defends Official Secrets Act reform

  • Some media outlets claimed that the legislation, if passed, will effectively treat journalists like spies
  • UK government claimed that freedom of the press is an integral part of the country’s democratic processes
By Leen Fouad ·

The Home Office stressed that work on the legislation is still “ongoing and has not reached a conclusion.” (Reuters/File Photo)

Journalists will not be seen as spies: UK government defends Official Secrets Act reform

  • Some media outlets claimed that the legislation, if passed, will effectively treat journalists like spies
  • UK government claimed that freedom of the press is an integral part of the country’s democratic processes
By Leen Fouad ·