• Politics
    Arab News

    US tries to seize Iranian gas heading toward Venezuela

    ISTANBUL: A private airline official, four pilots and two flights attendants went on trial in Istanbul on Friday, accused of smuggling former Nissan Motor Co. chairman Carlos Ghosn out of Japan to Lebanon, via Turkey. Turkish prosecutors are seeking up to eight years in prison each for the four pilots and the airline official on charges of illegally smuggling a migrant, for helping Ghosn escape to Lebanon while he awaited trial in Japan.

  • Lifestyle
    Al Arabiya English

    Coronavirus: UAE citizens, residents allowed to travel to international destinations

    Last Update: Friday, 03 July 2020 KSA 19:06 - GMT 16:06

  • Politics
    Al Arabiya English

    Politics, Lies and Gaddafi Tapes: The plots uncovered by Libyan intelligence leaks

    A recent flurry of audio recordings leaked by a Qatari opposition activist has again drawn attention to Qatar’s controversial foreign policy positions and ties to the Muslim Brotherhood. Muammar Gaddafi (l), Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani (c), Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim Al Jaber al-Thani (r) Who is publishing the Gaddafi-Qatar leaks? What is the source of the Gaddafi-Qatar leaks?

  • Health
    Al Arabiya English

    Coronavirus: N95 face mask is best, cotton better than synthetic, says COVID-19 study

    Face coverings made from cotton are likely better than synthetic face coverings for preventing the spread of the coronavirus, according to a new study published last week in journal ACS Nano, by the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Last Update: Thursday, 02 July 2020 KSA 15:03 - GMT 12:03

  • Entertainment
    Al Jazeera

    In Pictures: Moroccans swim, sing, reconnect as lockdown lifts |

    In the Moroccan capital Rabat, people welcomed the end of more than three months of coronavirus lockdown with the joy of a religious holiday. They met friends, played at the beach and visited relatives on Thursday. The pandemic, however, has left its scars on the country's economy and Moroccans' well-being that will take a long time to heal.

  • Politics
    Al Arabiya English

    US seizes Chinese products made from human hair in crackdown on Uighur repression

    US customs officials said Wednesday they had seized a shipment of products made from human hair believed to be made by Muslims in labor camps in China's western Xinjiang region. “The production of these goods constitutes a very serious human rights violation,” said Brenda Smith, executive assistant commissioner for trade at CBP.

  • Health
    Arab News

    UAE reports 400 new coronavirus infections, Abu Dhabi reopens beaches, parks

    DUBAI: Kuwait’s National Assembly committee has decided that a draft law proposing a quota for expatriates is constitutional, Kuwait Times daily reported. The bill will now be referred to the concerned committee for consideration. It states that the Indian expatriate community – one of the largest in the country – should not exceed 15 percent of the national population, which means around 800,000 of them might be required to leave Kuwait.