Saudi King Salman leaves hospital after gall bladder surgery

Al Jazeera - Saudi Arabia's King Salman has left hospital after a 10-day stay where the 84-year-old underwent surgery to remove his...

UAE airline helped overturn Manchester City UEFA ban

Middle East Monitor - Details of the controversial ruling by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), which looks into global sports...

Qatar announces plan to bid for 2032 Olympic Games

Qatar has expressed interest in bidding to host the 2032 Olympic Games, in what would be the first time a Middle Eastern...

Another woman’s vicious murder stirs outrage in Turkey

As Turkey strives to lower the rate of women murdered by their partners, another woman was added to the list of victims...

Do You Speak Ancient Egyptian? Google Launches Online Tool to Decode and Translate Hieroglyphs

The ancient Egyptian alphabet has over 700 hieroglyphic symbols, where each symbol can stand for a whole word or sound, making it...

Kuwait’s Sheikh Sabah admitted to hospital for medical checks

Kuwait's 91-year-old ruler has been admitted to hospital for a medical checkup, the oil-rich nation's state-run news agency has reported.

Russian weightlifter Andrei Demanov suspended for doping

Two-time European champion weightlifter Andrei Demanov of Russia has been provisionally suspended for doping after testing positive for a banned steroid.
Japan floods

Japan floods increase risk of coronavirus spread

Health officials have expressed concern about the coronavirus spreading among hundreds of thousands of people who have been transferred to evacuation centers...
Ennio Morricone

‘The Good, the Bad and the Ugly’ composer Ennio Morricone dies at 91

Legendary Italian film composer Ennio Morricone, whose most famous works included the scores for Italian “spaghetti Westerns” such as “The Good, the Bad...

Hard work for F1 to figure out rest of 2020 calendar

 Figuring out the calendar for the rest of the year is a “day and night” operation for Formula One, the head of...

Saudi Arabia appoints first female president as head of co-ed university

Dr. Lilac al-Safadi has been appointed as the first female president of a co-educational university in Saudi Arabia, the Minister of Education...

Zimbabwe copes with diarrhea outbreak which has killed 9

 An outbreak of diarrhea has killed nine people out of more than 1,500 cases in the past month in Zimbabwe's second largest...

FIFA approves $1.5 billion relief fund for struggling football leagues

FIFA is to make available $1.5 billion in grants and loans as a relief fund to help associations impacted by the coronavirus,...

Disney to revamp Splash Mountain to feature company’s first Black princess

Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) said on Thursday it will renovate its Splash Mountain theme park ride to feature Tiana, the entertainment company’s...

Germany bans single-use plastic straws, food containers

Germany is banning the sale of single-use plastic straws, cotton buds and food containers, bringing it in line with a European Union...