China has recorded its first human infection with the H3N8 strain of bird flu, but the risk of its spread among people is low, the health authority said. The variant was found in a four-year-old boy from the central province of Henan province who ..
The Kuwaiti Cabinet on Wednesday decided to revoke all anti-coronavirus vaccination and PCR testing restrictions on incoming travellers. During an extraordinary meeting, the cabinet also decided that facemask-wearing at indoor and outdoor places w..
A Japanese woman officially certified as the world's oldest person has died aged 119. Kane Tanaka was born in 1903, the same year as George Orwell, at a time when Japan was emerging as a global power. She got married a century ago, and had ..
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un vowed to bolster his nuclear forces at “maximum speed” and threatened to use them if provoked in a speech he delivered during a military parade that featured powerful weapons systems targeting the United St..
Osama bin Laden was planning a second terrorist attack targeting the US just three years after masterminding the atrocities of Sept. 11, 2001, according to a report from CBS News. Letters and other papers obtained after the former Al-Qaeda chief w..
Umrah travel operators in Riyadh have doubled the price of the pilgrim’s tour package from the regular price of SR110 ($30) to SR200 for each person, and this will triple in anticipation of a heavy rush during the Ramadan season. This will f..
A video circulating on social media has gone viral. The video captures the moment the Lebanese Energy Minister Walid Fayad got assaulted by someone while leaving a restaurant in Beirut. The incident involved a man who got in the way of the Lebanes..
French President Emmanuel Macron defeated his far-right rival Marine Le Pen on Sunday by a comfortable margin, early projections by pollsters showed, securing a second term and heading off what would have been a political earthquake. The first pro..
Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has approved the quotas for pilgrims from all over the world for the Hajj season 2022, local media reported. According to Okaz newspaper, Indonesia, the most populous Muslim country, has been given t..