Tornadoes pummel US Midwest, killing at least 5 in Iowa

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GREENFIELD, Iowa: Five people died and at least 35 were hurt as powerful tornadoes ripped through Iowa, with one carving a path of destruction through the small city of Greenfield, officials said Wednesday. The Iowa Department of Public Safety said Tuesday’s tornadoes killed four people in the Greenfield area, and local officials said a fifth … Read more

Trump supporters meet representatives of Michigan’s Arab and Muslim communities

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CHICAGO: Arab and Muslim supporters of the former US president, Donald Trump, held a meeting in Michigan on Tuesday night to discuss with community leaders his actions while he was in the White House, and attempt to win their support for his bid to regain the presidency.  It comes after the #AbandonBiden movement claimed a … Read more

Bomb kills five civilians from same family in Iraq’s Salahuddin province, two security sources say

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How armed groups are using fire to displace communities in Sudan’s troubled Darfur  LONDON: Fires in western Sudan, reportedly set by militiamen, have torn through hundreds of settlements in recent months, forcing thousands of civilians to flee their homes, while those who remain live in constant fear of attack. A recent report by the Sudan … Read more

London art exhibition addresses Arab pasts to ‘envision bright futures,’ says artist

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LONDON: An art exhibition “addressing Arab pasts to imagine futures full of solidarity, progress and unity” has debuted at a gallery in London, drawing people from different Arab backgrounds, according to the artist. Born in Los Angeles, Massoud Hayoun draws upon his Tunisian, Moroccan and Egyptian heritage to explore notions of belonging, identity and systems … Read more

Al-Shabab crowned winners of Women’s Futsal Tournament 2024 in Riyadh

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RIYADH: The Saudi Arabian Football Federation held a five-day educational workshop on women’s football aimed at empowering coaches from the Kingdom and Africa. The event in Riyadh, held in partnership with the Confederation of African Football, ran from May 14-18 and was attended by 32 coaches — 16 from CAF member associations and 16 from … Read more

Families forum release video of Israeli women troops being seized on Oct 7

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How armed groups are using fire to displace communities in Sudan’s troubled Darfur  LONDON: Fires in western Sudan, reportedly set by militiamen, have torn through hundreds of settlements in recent months, forcing thousands of civilians to flee their homes, while those who remain live in constant fear of attack. A recent report by the Sudan … Read more

Djokovic celebrates 37th birthday with much-needed win

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PARIS: Rafael Nadal will bring down the curtain on his 19-year French Open career with the likelihood of adding to his 14 titles greatly diminished before he leaves behind a record and reputation unlikely ever to be matched. The great Spaniard, a 22-time Grand Slam champion, won his first title at Roland Garros as a … Read more

Spotify spotlights Khaleeji music in New York’s Times Square

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DUBAI: Spotify is spotlighting Saudi artist Sultan Al-Murshed and Iraqi artist Aseel Hameem, who have been selected as Spotify’s RADAR Arabia and EQUAL Arabia artists for May, in New York’s Times Square. “We continue to be committed to showcasing and celebrating genres and creators reflecting different spectrums of Arabic music,” said Nada Elmeri, Spotify’s Artist … Read more

Lookman hat-trick fires Atalanta to Europa League, ends Leverkusen’s unbeaten run

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Ronaldo leads Roshn Saudi Pro League stars set to boost their nations at Euro 2024 RIYADH: Several Roshn Saudi Pro League players are preparing to join their nations for the Euro 2024 tournament taking place from June 14 to July 14 in Germany. The 24-team tournament kicks off at Bayern Munich’s Allianz Arena and ends … Read more