• Politics
    Al Arabiya English

    Attacks on scientists in Iran in recent years: A list

    Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, who was assassinated in Tehran on Friday, is the latest Iranian nuclear scientist to be attacked since 2012. Massoud Ali-Mohammadi Majid Shahriyari Fereydoun Abbassi-Davani Darioush Rezai Mostafa Ahmadi-Roshan Last Update: Friday, 27 November 2020 KSA 19:27 - GMT 16:27

  • Politics
    Egypt Independent

    Travel agents in Mideast, Africa say UAE is blocking visas

    Travel agencies in countries across the Middle East and Africa say the United Arab Emirates has temporarily halted issuing new visas to their citizens, a so-far unexplained ban on visitors amid both the coronavirus pandemic and the UAE’s normalization deal with Israel. Confusion over the UAE visa ban targeting 11 Muslim-majority nations, in addition to Lebanon and Kenya, swirled after a leaked document from Dubai’s state-owned airport free zone surfaced this week, declaring restrictions against ...

  • Lifestyle
    Arabian Business

    Welcome to Salmiya, the Kuwait city so unloved by its expat population

    A 20-minute drive away from Kuwait City on the picturesque coastal Gulf Road is the city of Salmiya. Despite boasting an aquarium, a scientific centre, an IMAX movie theatre, shopping malls, a football stadium, medical centres and a well-equipped park, it has been named the worst city in the world for expats to live and work. The Salem Al-Mubarak Street shopping district, commonly known as Salmiya Centre, runs down the outer blocks of the city and is one of the oldest and largest shopping distri...

  • Politics
    Arabian Business

    My homeland is in turmoil but should look to Dubai as it looks to rebuild

    For my family and others like us, what this liberation means is that every refugee’s dream – and legal right – to return home is now a reality. But while we have the right to return, the ethnic Armenian citizens of the region – our former neighbours – equally have the right to remain. Azerbaijan’s President has stated that both communities will be equal in rights.

  • Politics
    Al Jazeera

    Explainer: Will Donald Trump be able to pardon himself?

    Here is an overview of Trump’s pardon power, which is sweeping but not absolute. Are there limits on Trump’s pardon power? The pardon power, which comes from the US Constitution, is one of the broadest available to a president.

  • Politics
    Al Arabiya English

    Iran's Khamenei vows retaliation for killing of prominent scientist Fakhrizadeh

    Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei promised on Saturday to retaliate for the assassination of an Iranian nuclear scientist and said his nuclear work would continue. Khamenei made the comment on his Twitter feed, a day after Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was killed in an ambush near the Iranian capital. Last Update: Saturday, 28 November 2020 KSA 12:06 - GMT 09:06

  • Politics
    Al Jazeera

    Mohsen Fakhrizadeh: Who was the assassinated Iranian scientist?

    Iran denies ever having sought to develop a nuclear weapon. He lived in the shadows under high security and was never made available to UN nuclear investigators. Fakhrizadeh rarely – if ever – surfaced in public and few outside Iran know with any certainty what he looked like, let alone had met him.