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Sat, 2020-06-06 00:46 AMMAN: Leading Palestinian and Arab figures have used the 53rd anniversary of Naksa — the displacement and occupation of Arab territories that followed Israel’s victory in the...
Author: Sat, 2020-06-06 01:06 BEIRUT: Lebanon is gearing up for the biggest street protests in months, after the coronavirus pandemic stifled the popular movement that kicked off in October last...
Author: Sat, 2020-06-06 01:07 Dr. Sultan Al-Saleh has been the director of the heritage department at the Saudi Heritage Preservation Society (SHPS) in Riyadh since August 2018. Founded in 2010,...
Fri, 2020-06-05 21:34 DUBAI: Crude oil prices on Friday surged on international markets after the OPEC+ alliance, led by Saudi Arabia and Russia, reached a deal to continue supply limits...
Sat, 2020-06-06 00:05 RIYADH: Isolated in the Kingdom’s northwestern desert, the small town of AlUla is not only sharing its historic treasures with the world but also giving residents a...
Author: Fri, 2020-06-05 23:29 CAIRO: Friday prayers returned to Cairo’s Al-Azhar Mosque, 66 days after being suspended as a precautionary measure to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Ahmed Hashem,...
Author: Fri, 2020-06-05 23:20 ISTANBUL: Three opposition MPs in Turkey were expelled from office on Thursday night and detained on espionage and terrorism charges in a move many see as...
Fri, 2020-06-05 23:05 ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s diaspora community and medical professionals in Saudi Arabia have paid tribute to a Pakistani surgeon, Dr. Naeem Khalid Chaudhry, who became the first medic in...
Fri, 2020-06-05 22:51 WASHINGTON: An IMF team has agreed on a one-year, $5.2 billion financing package for Egypt to help the country alleviate the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic,...
Fri, 2020-06-05 21:41 WASHINGTON: The US will continue with its policy of harsh sanctions on Iran in an effort to bring Tehran to the negotiating table, US Special Representative for...
Sat, 2020-06-06 00:58 RIYADH: Health volunteers will work in 250 mosques across the Kingdom as part of a campaign launched on Friday by the Saudi Ministry of Health in coordination...
Sat, 2020-06-06 00:37 Charmaleena is a Jeddah-based fine jewelry brand founded in 2012 by Saudi sisters Leena and Hala El-Khereiji.Charmaleena jewelry is handmade, and features silver, gold, diamonds and other...
Sat, 2020-06-06 00:54 RIYADH: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) has extended a contract for a landmine-clearance project in Yemen for 1 year at a cost of...
Fri, 2020-06-05 18:34 VIENNA: Iran has continued to increase its stockpiles of enriched uranium and remains in violation of its deal with world powers, the United Nations' atomic watchdog said...
Author: Reuters ID: 1591369117824644400 Fri, 2020-06-05 14:55 AMMAN: Mosques in Jordan opened for communal prayers for the first time in over two months on Friday, with thousands of police deployed...
Fri, 2020-06-05 16:24 RIYADH: The G20 Digital Economy Taskforce (DETF) held consecutive virtual meetings on June 3 to June 4 to discuss a comprehensive approach to digital economy policymaking and...
Author: Zaynab Khojji ID: 1591362182554064000 Fri, 2020-06-05 16:20 RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Interior has announced a series of restrictions to curb the spread of COVID-19 in Jeddah that will...
Author: Reuters ID: 1591340676773105900 Fri, 2020-06-05 06:57 DUBAI: Saudi Arabia’s energy minister said on Friday that OPEC and its allies, a group known as OPEC+, were working to hold their...
Author: Reuters ID: 1591356176943745100 Fri, 2020-06-05 11:17 DUBLIN: Up-to-date economic data suggests Ireland is now past the low point of the economic crisis forced by the coronavirus lockdown of its...
Author: AFP ID: 1591354569543661400 Fri, 2020-06-05 10:50 BEIRUT: US-backed Kurdish fighters in Syria announced Friday a fresh campaign to hunt down remnants of the Daesh group near the Iraqi border...
Author: Reuters ID: 1591353553693627300 Fri, 2020-06-05 10:28 TRIPOLI: Forces loyal to Libya’s internationally recognized government captured the last major stronghold of eastern commander Khalifa Haftar near Tripoli on Friday, capping...
Author: Reuters ID: 1591340717653108500 Fri, 2020-06-05 06:57 MANILA: The Philippines’ unemployment rate surged to a record 17.7 percent in April, the statistics agency said on Friday, as millions lost their...
Author: Reuters ID: 1591339025063055000 Fri, 2020-06-05 06:33 BEIRUT: A Syrian court has ordered that Syriatel, owned by prominent businessman Rami Makhlouf, be placed under judicial custody amid a high-profile dispute...
Author: Fri, 2020-06-05 07:27 DUBAI: Four more repatriation flights arrived in Saudi Arabia as part of the Kingdom’s efforts to bring back stranded citizens from coronavirus hotspots, state news agency...
Author: Fri, 2020-06-05 06:23 NEW YORK: Abdallah Al-Mouallimi, Saudi permanent representative to the UN, has said that despite the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic, the Kingdom and the UN will...
Fri, 2020-06-05 05:15 FRANKFURT: The European Central Bank approved a bigger-than-expected expansion of its stimulus package on Thursday to prop up an economy plunged by the coronavirus pandemic into its...
Author: Fri, 2020-06-05 04:41 DUBAI: Emirates and Etihad Airways, the UAE’s two largest carriers, said they will resume transit flights as the country’s key aviation sector slowly emerges from pandemic...
Author: Fri, 2020-06-05 04:36 LONDON: Brimming diesel inventories and stronger oil prices are driving down refining profits, stifling incentives to hike production even as fuel demand recovers from the coronavirus...
Author: Fri, 2020-06-05 04:22 KUALA LUMPUR: A global shortage of medical gloves due to a coronavirus-driven surge in demand will carry over into next year, Malaysia, the world’s biggest gloves...
Fri, 2020-06-05 03:44 ATHENS: For nearly four months, Capt. Andrei Kogankov and his oil tanker crew haven’t set foot on dry land. With global travel at a virtual standstill due...