A US official reportedly said that Israel had informed Washington it had struck the vessel in "retaliation for earlier Iranian strikes on Israeli vessels".
Saudi Arabia and Egypt have made a genuine attempt at reconciliation while the UAE and Bahrain are still dragging their feet.
The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen also said that it destroyed a Houthi ballistic missile and a launchpad in Yemen’s eastern Marib province, local media reported.
The OPEC is gingerly adding back production that was slashed last year to support prices as demand sagged during the worst of the pandemic recession, which sapped demand for fuel.
Apart from giving refuge to the troubled and destitute, the city also stole the heart of many renowned artists, thinkers and philosophers.
Mustafa al Kadhimi visits Saudi Arabia with a large delegation, signing five memoranda of understanding between the two countries in various fields.
Houthi rebels say they targeted Riyadh's energy and military sites with 18 armed drones in fresh attacks as the kingdom reports a strike on a petroleum products distribution station.
Yemen’s Shia political alliance, which fought against a Saudi-led Gulf alliance for years, seeks more concessions from Riyadh, experts say.
Here's how young Arab boys and girls grew up watching Japanese shows dubbed in classical Arabic on channels like SpaceToon.
A recent Save the Children report says over 2,300 children were killed from 2018 to 2020 in the war between Iran-backed rebels and Saudi-led coalition supporting the government in Yemen.
The initiative would include a UN-supervised nationwide ceasefire and reopening of air and sea links blockaded by the Saudi-led coalition, main pre-conditions of the Iran-backed rebels before any peace deal.
Part of Abu Dhabi’s clean energy push, the $32 billion nuclear power station risks destabilising a volatile region with detrimental consequences for the environment.
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