Hisham al-Hashimi, researcher of Jihadi groups, shot dead in Baghdad

هشام الهاشمي ، باحث في الجماعات الجهادية ، قتل بالرصاص في بغداد

Hisham al-Hashimi, 47, appeared frequently on local and foreign media outlets as an analyst, especially during Iraq’s battle against ISIS. He was also an expert voice on Iraqi politics and Shiite extremist groups and had served as an…

How the UAE Hope Mars mission will make history

How the UAE Hope Mars mission will make history

Three countries — the UAE, US and China — are embarking on missions this summer, taking advantage of the biennial window when Earth and Mars are closest together. The Emirates Mars Mission, which aims to capture the most…

Thousands of Israelis protest against Netanyahu, two meters apart

آلاف الإسرائيليين يحتجون على نتنياهو بفارق مترين

The event made for a dramatic picture of a protest in the time of coronavirus. Protesters held up Israeli flags and plain black flags to symbolize what they see as Netanyahu’s attacks against the country’s democratic systems. Wearing…

Struggling migrants sidelined after coronavirus sweeps across the Gulf

تهميش المهاجرين المهاجرين بعد اجتياح الفيروس التاجي عبر الخليج

Two months ago, they were laid off as Covid-19’s spread dealt a blow to the UAE economy. Since then, they have been confined to their labor camp, surviving on a drip feed of monetary compensation. Manjit Singh has…

Iran naval exercise accident kills 19 sailors on docked ship

مقتل 19 بحارا في حادث تدريبات بحرية في إيران

State media initially said that the servicemen were killed in a “misguided missile attack” but later dropped references to the nature of the incident, warning people not to “speculate” about it. The incident happened near the southern Iranian…

UAE’s Hope Probe prepares for launch to Mars

يستعد مسبار الأمل الإماراتي للانطلاق إلى المريخ

If all goes to plan, the UAE’s Mars Hope Probe (or “Al Amal” in Arabic) will blast off this summer, reaching the Red Planet in February 2021. Not only will the arrival of the 1,350-kilogram probe coincide with…

Yemen coronavirus: Experts fear nation could suffer one of the world’s worst outbreaks

فيروس نقص المناعة البشرية في اليمن: يخشى الخبراء أن تعاني البلاد من أسوأ فاشيات العالم

The cuts came after UN appeals for $2.42 billion in funding fell short by about 50% this week. “In the countdown to closure there will have to be much wider cuts to Yemen at a time when the…

Yemen coronavirus: Death rates Aden could exceed its wartime fatalities

Yemen coronavirus: Death rates Aden could exceed its wartime fatalities

The Al Radwan cemetery has quickly expanded over the past few months, with new graves creeping closer to the residential buildings that border it. “You can see my digging machine,” says Saleh. “Just now I dug 20 graves.”…

برهم صالح: الرئيس العراقي يعمل على إعادة رويترز بعد تعليقها

برهم صالح: الرئيس العراقي يعمل على إعادة رويترز بعد تعليقها

في 2 أبريل ، تم تعليق رويترز لمدة ثلاثة أشهر بعد قصة تفصل عدد أكبر من حالات الإصابة بالفيروس التاجي مما أبلغت عنه الحكومة العراقية رسمياً. كما طُلب من وكالة الأنباء الدولية الاعتذار وتغريم 25 مليون دينار عراقي…