CNR: Lebanese security forces foil attempt to smuggle fuel across Syria border

JERUSALEM: Israel braced for more protests on Saturday after clashes at Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound left more than 200 people injured. The unrest followed Friday prayers when Israeli riot police fired rubber bullets, tear gas and stun grenades at Palestinians as violence erupted outside Islam’s third holiest site. At least three people were seriously…Continue Reading

CNR: Saudi crown prince and Pakistani prime minister discuss bilateral ties, international issues

RIYADH: The days of working from home may be numbered following a recent government decision making coronavirus vaccines mandatory for employees, with people telling Arab News that the move would curb the spread of COVID-19 and save lives. While some companies are still allowing staff to work from home, others are formulating plans in response…Continue Reading

CNR: International team to produce documentary about late Egyptian icon Omar Sharif’s life 

Screenwriter Mariam Naoum works with acclaimed Irish filmmaker on Egyptian serial killer show DUBAI: Egyptian screenwriter Mariam Naoum has been sued three times for the films she has made. For her, that’s not a sore spot — it’s a badge of honor. “It makes me stronger, actually,” she tells Arab News. “I don’t think, ‘Oh,…Continue Reading

CNR: Kylie Minogue stuns in leopard look by Saudi designer Mohammed Ashi

Screenwriter Mariam Naoum works with acclaimed Irish filmmaker on Egyptian serial killer show DUBAI: Egyptian screenwriter Mariam Naoum has been sued three times for the films she has made. For her, that’s not a sore spot — it’s a badge of honor. “It makes me stronger, actually,” she tells Arab News. “I don’t think, ‘Oh,…Continue Reading

CNR: Houthis passed up major opportunity by refusing to meet UN envoy: State Department

DUBAI: The Philippines and Egypt were the latest inclusion in Oman’s list where travelers from the said countries are banned from entering the Sultanate. The decision was issued by the Supreme Committee, which takes lead in the country’s fight against the coronavirus pandemic, and took effect on Friday, May 7. Travelers from Egypt and the…Continue Reading

CNR: Houthis to force virginity test on abducted Yemeni model, says Amnesty International 

AL-MUKALLA: A Yemeni model who was abducted by the Houthis is going to be subjected to a virginity test, Amnesty International said on Friday. The rights group urged the militia to immediately halt its plans. “Yemen’s Houthi de facto authorities must immediately halt all plans to subject Entesar Al-Hammadi to forced virginity testing,” Lynn Maalouf, …Continue Reading

CNR: Turkey reopens consulate in northern Iraq

Houthis to force virginity test on abducted Yemeni model, says Amnesty International  AL-MUKALLA: A Yemeni model who was abducted by the Houthis is going to be subjected to a virginity test, Amnesty International said on Friday. The rights group urged the militia to immediately halt its plans. “Yemen’s Houthi de facto authorities must immediately halt…Continue Reading

CNR: Turkish youth see EU membership as ‘dream’ chance for more freedoms, jobs: Survey

ANKARA: Turkey has reopened its consulate in Mosul, in northern Iraq. The consulate has been closed for the past seven years, since Daesh seized control of the city. At that time, Daesh held 49 consulate staff — including then-Consul General Ozturk Yilmaz — hostage for over three months. Ankara has announced several times in recent years…Continue Reading