US charges 3 in plot to kill Iranian-American author Masih Alinejad in NYC

US charges 3 in plot to kill Iranian-American author Masih Alinejad in NYC

  • Rafat Amirov, Polad Omarov and Khalid Mehdiyev were charged with murder-for-hire and money laundering
By Reuters ·

Seven killed in synagogue attack as West Bank violence spirals

Seven killed in synagogue attack as West Bank violence spirals

  • There was no initial claim of responsibility for the synagogue attack, which took place as worshippers attended Sabbath services
  • “This operation is a response to the crime conducted by the occupation in Jenin and a natural response to the occupation criminal actions,” Hamas spokesman Hazem Qassem said
By Reuters ·

A customer wearing gloves holds Lebanese pounds at a currency exchange store in Beirut. (REUTERS)

Lebanon ‘following in Venezuela’s footsteps’

  • Economist Jassem Ajaka told Arab News: “We are following in the footsteps of Venezuela. The central bank’s intervention to stop the local currency from depreciating this fast will not work as long as there is no government action”
By NAJIA HOUSSARI ·

Special Saudi Arabia’s Qemam festival becomes an annual showcase for the world’s mountain tribal cultures

Saudi Arabia’s Qemam festival becomes an annual showcase for the world’s mountain tribal cultures

  • Asir’s historical palaces hosted bands and dance troupes from across the world for the week-long event
  • Traditions of highland communities were highlighted by the second edition of the festival for performing arts
By Nada Al-Turki ·

All eyes on turnout as Tunisia votes again after boycott

All eyes on turnout as Tunisia votes again after boycott

  • Lawyer and political expert Hamadi Redissi said the new assembly would 'not have to approve the government, nor can it censor it without a two-thirds majority' of both parliament & a council of regional representatives, whose make-up has yet to be defined
By AFP ·

Murder of Filipina worker in Kuwait sends shockwave through Philippines

Murder of Filipina worker in Kuwait sends shockwave through Philippines

  • Jullebee Ranara’s charred remains were discovered in a desert in Kuwait on Sunday
  • In 2018 and 2020, the Philippines banned worker deployment to Kuwait after murder cases
By Ellie Aben ·

India’s Gautam Adani: Asia’s richest man in the eye of a storm

India’s Gautam Adani: Asia’s richest man in the eye of a storm

  • India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi hails from the same state and their relationship has come under intense scrutiny by Modi’s opponents for years
By Reuters ·

Indian students defy ban on BBC’s Modi documentary despite arrests

Indian students defy ban on BBC’s Modi documentary despite arrests

  • Documentary investigates Narendra Modi’s role in the deadly Gujarat riots in 2002
  • Government sees the British broadcaster’s program as ‘manipulation by foreign power’
By Sanjay Kumar ·

Indian students defy ban on BBC’s Modi documentary despite arrests

Indian students defy ban on BBC’s Modi documentary despite arrests

  • Documentary investigates Narendra Modi’s role in the deadly Gujarat riots in 2002
  • Government sees the British broadcaster’s program as ‘manipulation by foreign power’
By Sanjay Kumar ·