- NewsArabian Business
Kuwait's emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, regarded as the architect of the nation's modern foreign policy, died on Tuesday at the age of 91, according to the royal court. "With great sadness and sorrow, we mourn... the death of Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Emir of the State of Kuwait," said Sheikh Ali Jarrah Al-Sabah, the minister in charge of royal affairs, in a televised statement.
- NewsEgypt Independent
Egyptian media announced the death of a 12-year-old child from a sudden heart attack brought on by playing PUBG for hours without rest. The child was taken to Al-Salam Hospital in Port Said by ambulance, with the Emergency Department at the Health Directorate confirming the boy died before reaching the hospital. His parents said they found his mobile phone next to him with the PUBG game still running.
- NewsAl Arabiya English
An Iranian Christian prays during mass at the Saint Sarkis Armenian Cathedral in Tehran on January 1, 2020. (File photo: AFP)
- PoliticsEgypt Independent
His successor, Sultan Haitham bin Tariq, has followed his example in establishing his rule over this country of 2.7 million Omanis and another 1.7 million foreigners as the coronavirus pandemic closed off the sultanate. The outside world and internal challenges, however, are preparing to come crashing in. Oman faces billions in looming loan repayments, including from China, and needs even more money as its youthful population wants jobs and its government cannot afford the cradle-to-grave benefi...
- HealthArabian Business
Authorities in the UAE have revealed that in the first 15 days of September, 24,894 Covid-19 violations were detected across the country. At a weekly media briefing on Tuesday night, Dr Saif Al Dhaheri, official spokesperson for the National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Management Authority (NCEMA), said Asian nationalities made up 81 percent of the violators, followed by Arabs at 19 percent.
- PoliticsAl Arabiya English
Britain’s trade will shift away from the European Union over time and towards parts of the world which are experiencing faster growth, trade minister Liz Truss said on Monday. Of course, the EU trade deal is important but we have to remember over time other parts of the world are going to become relatively more important, first of all because those are theplaces of faster growth, and secondly because as the UK developsits own independent regulatory regime, we will be able to get better access to...