Houthis Fired Barrage of Drones and Missiles in Abu Dhabi Attack, Investigation Finds

Houthi militants in Yemen on Monday used a mix of ballistic missiles, cruise missiles and drones to attack Abu Dhabi and parts of Saudi Arabia in one of the most daring attacks by the Iranian-backed group on its Gulf rivals in years. , according to people informed about the United Arab Emirates’ preliminary investigation. The … Read more

Herd Immunity Is Over—Long Live Superimmunity

Forget herd immunity. Covid-19 vaccines and previous infections do not provide long-lasting protection against infection and transmission, especially with the Omicron variant. This makes it impossible for enough of the population to become immune to prevent the virus from spreading. But don’t despair. Omicron will give a large part of the population what some scientists … Read more

Yemen’s Houthi Rebels Claim Suspected Drone Attacks on U.A.E. Capital

Yemeni Houthi rebels said they were behind suspected drone strikes in the United Arab Emirates that killed three people on Monday, as intensified fighting in a 7-year-old civil war spreads across the wider Middle East. The Houthis, who are backed by Iran, said they had targeted Abu Dhabi in retaliation for a recent escalation by … Read more

Credit Suisse Chairman to Leave After Breaking Covid Travel Rules

Credit Suisse Group AG CS 0.38% Chairman Antonio Horta Osorio left the World Bank after a board investigation into his travel and personal behavior, according to people familiar with the bank. Credit Suisse said late Sunday that Mr Horta-Osório had resigned following a board-mandated investigation. The people said the investigation examined his behaviour, including travel … Read more

Elon Musk’s Tesla Asked Law Firm to Fire Associate Hired From SEC

A partner at the law firm Cooley LLP received an unexpected call late last year from a lawyer for one of the company’s most famous clients, Elon Musk’s Tesla. company , TSLA 1.75% with an alarm. People familiar with the matter said the world’s richest man wanted Cooley, who has represented Tesla in several lawsuits, … Read more

Citigroup Sticks With Its Covid-19 Vaccine Mandate, While GE Drops Its Rules

City Group company c -1.25% It is committed to delegating a Covid-19 vaccine to its US employees. General Electric company Give 0.68% Not. The two US companies are heading in opposite directions after the Supreme Court on Thursday blocked the Biden administration’s rule that large employers require their employees to get vaccines or be tested. … Read more

Afghanistan’s Taliban Battle Rebellion by Ethnic Minority Fighters

KABUL – Afghan Taliban are fighting an uprising of ethnic minority fighters in their own ranks in the north of the country, a sign that ties are fraying within the alliance built by the Islamist group that seized control of the country in August. Some Uzbeks who joined the Taliban, which is dominated by Pashtuns … Read more

Student-Loan Processor Navient to Cancel $1.7 Billion of Debts

A former unit of student loan giant Sallie Mae said it would cancel $1.7 billion in private student debt for 66,000 borrowers to settle claims it engaged in deceptive lending practices. Navient corp. Navi 0.37% He agreed to the amount in a settlement with 40 state attorneys general. The loans are private loans, so losses … Read more