Why the current oil boom for Arab states may be their last




Today's News

It's been a busy day with a lot of news happening around the world. Here are some of the top stories from today.


  • Putin calls for de-escalation as Kyrgyz-Tajik border conflict death toll nears 100: In the wake of escalating violence along the Kyrgyz-Tajik border, which has left nearly 100 people dead, Russian President Vladimir Putin has called for calm and de-escalation.
  • A brief history of Britain's royal mourning dress codes: Following the death of Britain's longest-reigning monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, attention has turned to the royal family's mourning dress code. Here's a look at how the royal family has dressed in the past during times of mourning.
  • 'House of the Dragon' closes a chapter, but not before touching on a painful trope: The season finale of HBO's "House of the Dragon" ended with a brutal twist that many viewers found to be a frustrating, overdone TV trope.
  • Lady Gaga breaks down in tears after stopping concert: Lady Gaga was forced to stop her concert in Las Vegas after just one song due to "severe pain." The singer later broke down in tears while speaking to the crowd.
  • Where Fiona goes from here as it keeps getting stronger: Hurricane Fiona continues to strengthen as it churns in the Atlantic Ocean. Here's where the storm is heading and what to expect.
  • Why the latest Chrysler 300 is missing a supercharged V8: The new Chrysler 300 is missing a key feature that many fans of the car are used to seeing: a supercharged V8 engine.
  • Opinion: The country that is showing the world how to save water: Israel is a world leader in water conservation, thanks to innovative technology and forward-thinking policies.
  • Biden says it's 'much too early' to make decision about running again, injecting fresh uncertainty into his 2024 plans: President Biden said it is "much too early" to decide whether he will run for reelection in 2024, injected new uncertainty into his plans.
  • Black hats and brooches: Funeral guests wear quiet tributes: At the funeral of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, guests wore black hats and brooches as quiet tributes to the late monarch.
  • Why we grieve for people we don't know: We grieve for public figures because they have played an important role in our lives, even if we have never met them.
  • Biden's comments about pandemic widen public health split over how US should respond to Covid-19: President Biden's comments about the pandemic have widened the divide among public health experts over how the US should respond to Covid-19.
  • Why the current oil boom for Arab states may be their last: Arab states are enjoying a rare oil boom, but it may be their last.
  • Air New Zealand connects Auckland and New York for the first time ever: Air New Zealand has launched a direct flight between Auckland and New York, making it the first time the two cities have been connected by a direct flight.
  • Oktoberfest returns after two-year hiatus: Oktoberfest, the world's largest beer festival, is returning this year after a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic.
  • Volkswagen targets 75 billion euro valuation in landmark Porsche IPO: Volkswagen is targeting a valuation of 75 billion euros ($92 billion) for Porsche in its landmark initial public offering.
  • Hear the choir as Queen Elizabeth's coffin enters St. George's Chapel: The choir of St. George's Chapel sang as Queen Elizabeth II's coffin entered the chapel for her funeral.
  • Paducah school shooter makes plea for parole after 25 years in prison: The man who shot and killed three students at a high school in Paducah, Kentucky, in 1997 is making a plea for parole after serving 25 years in prison.
  • Photos: Saying goodbye to the Queen: Britain bid farewell to Queen Elizabeth II with a ceremonial funeral at St. Paul's Cathedral.
  • Severe power outages as Typhoon Nanmadol travels towards Tokyo: Typhoon Nanmadol is causing severe power outages in Tokyo as it approaches the city.
  • In pictures: The funeral of Queen Elizabeth II: Britain's Queen Elizabeth II was given a ceremonial funeral at St. Paul's Cathedral.
  • Opinion: Republicans just gave the country a master class on extremism: The Republican Party's handling of the impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump was a master class in how to normalize extremism.
  • How to watch Queen Elizabeth II's state funeral on TV: Here's how you can watch the state funeral of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II on TV.
  • American held captive in Afghanistan for more than 2 years is released, source says: An American man who has been held captive in Afghanistan for more than two years has been released, a US official says.
  • Why the Royal Vault isn't the Queen's final resting place: The Royal Vault is not the final resting place of Britain